Welcome to Punch Needle Toys, a collection of cute and cuddly toys made using punch needle embroidery.
Punch needle embroidery is a technique usually used to create homewares such as cushion covers and w all hangings, but this unique collection includes designs and instructions is for 20 adorable and original punch needle toys.
These punch needle plushies are part toy, part cushion, due to the simple outline shapes. Designer and author, Caro Bello, has created a fun collection of 20 distinctive animals including Bruno the Beaver, Enrique the Elephant, and Felipe the Fox. Each of the characters has their ow n style and Caro uses a variety of traditional and modern punch needle stitches to create their very individual outfits.
There are step-by-step instructions and photography explaining how to get started with punch needle embroidery. Caro explains everything from which tools and materials to choose, through to techniques for how to do the different stitches (both traditional and modern) that are used in the projects and how to transfer the embroidery designs onto the fabric. There is also general advice about how to hold the needle correctly, choosing colours and techniques for fixing errors.