Harvest Pumpkin Punch Needle

Materials

  • DMC Punch Needle Fabric: White
  • DMC 6-strand Embroidery Floss: 156, 469, 470, 898, 920, 3012, 3047
  • DMC: Color Variations Floss: 4124; Pearl Cotton 5: 946; Memory Thread: Black (6020), two 12” lengths
  • National Nonwovens WoolFelt: Black, 4-3/4”x7”

Tools

  • Punch needle of choice, 3-strand, on low loop setting
  • Punch needle threader
  • DMC chenille needle, #22
  • Interlocking hoop frame, 7”
  • DMC embroidery scissors
  • Clear-drying water-based glue

Basic Supplies

scissors, foam brush, transfer paper

Directions

STEP 1

  • Print out pattern. Transfer design onto center of fabric. Position fabric in hoop.

STEP 2

  • Following pattern, punch needle design using 3 strands floss for all areas. Trim thread ends.

STEP 3

  • With punch needle design still in hoop, apply thin layer of glue onto back side and let dry fully. Set aside.

STEP 4

  • Transfer “Pumpkin” lettering onto black felt 1/4” from bottom edge.

STEP 5

  • Backstitch lettering with one strand Pearl Cotton. Trim thread ends.

STEP 6

  • Remove design from hoop; trim around design leaving 1/8” border on all sides.

STEP 7

  • For hanger, twist two strands Memory Thread together. Glue ends onto back of design. Let dry.

STEP 8

  • Glue punch needle design onto felt rectangle, 3/4” above stitched lettering. Let dry.
by Alice Okon for DMC

Patterns

http://dd4t7shsv7606.cloudfront.net/patterns/752/b2c72663-542e-48e7-bb97-b4b5df59c26d.pdf



Harvest Pumpkin Punch Needle
Harvest Pumpkin Punch Needle