Punch Needle Paw Print

Materials

  • Black cloth, 8”x8” square
  • DMC 6-strand Embroidery Floss: Snow White (B5200), Red (321)
  • Black frame with mat, 10” square
  • Alphabet stickers or black inkpad and stamp of choic

Tools

  • Clover: Embroidery Stitching Tool, Punch-Needle, Threader
  • Q-Snap Needlework Frame, 8”
  • White chalk pencil
  • Gorilla Tape Handy 1” Roll

Basic Supplies

scissors, ruler

Directions

STEP 1

  • Use chalk pencil to draw pattern on cloth. (For paw print design, draw 3” circle with four 1” circles.) Position cloth in hoop frame.

STEP 2

  • Use three strands floss to punch all areas of design. Trim excess threads on front and back of cloth.

STEP 3

  • Position stickers or use stamp and inkpad to write school name, sentiment or message on mat.

STEP 4

  • Use tape to adhere cloth on back of mat. Position mat in frame.

Tip

  • 1. Keep front of needle facing direction you are working, so the threads don’t get in your way when punching.
by Niki Meiners
Punch Needle Paw Print
Punch Needle Paw Print