Punchneedle Embroidery

My first attempt at this type of needlework.  Curiously, I found it very challenging.  Probably because it does not require ‘exactness’ in the same way crocheting and counted crosstitch do.  Or perhaps because I just am not good at it!

The pattern is the sunflowers and fence.  I added the “Welcome” because I think I am going to give it to a friend who has just moved into a new house.





9 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Kristina
    Jul 24, 2009 @ 16:36:33

    needlework that does not require exactness? please sign me up!!! this is lovely.

  2. Ian
    Jul 24, 2009 @ 11:55:28

    Beautiful! Well done. Thanks for sharing: the colours are so joyful too.

  3. Suzanne
    Jul 22, 2009 @ 19:00:55

    Philippa, this is beautiful work! I love the bright colors, too; and what a nice gift it is for your new neighbor!

  4. Laura
    Jul 21, 2009 @ 21:55:35

    That’s really nice. I like the texture!

  5. Mimi
    Jul 21, 2009 @ 18:48:52

    Beautiful work!

  6. Philippa
    Jul 21, 2009 @ 15:08:49

    Annie, the design is all punch needle. The only french knots are in the word “Welcome” on the W, E, and C.

  7. aniroo
    Jul 21, 2009 @ 15:07:26

    Are those French Knots? or some kind of punch needle?

  8. debd
    Jul 21, 2009 @ 03:40:23

    That is so beautiful. I love sunflowers.

  9. elizabeth
    Jul 21, 2009 @ 03:31:00

    Nice! It is wonderful to be able to make things! I love the brightness of the colours used….

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