Introduction to Punch Needle

  • Venue Attenborough Arts Centre
  • Price £20.00 - £25.00
  • Event type Creative Courses
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Description

Course Description:

This workshop introduces you to the relaxing and increasingly popular craft of modern punch needle creating a textured wall hanging you will be proud to display. Punch needle expert, Caroline Colam will take you through each step of the way, from stretching the fabric to creating and tidying up the stitches. Enjoy the repetition and rhythm of the punching process – a very therapeutic, mindful and satisfying craft.

Beginning with a brief introduction to the punch needle and it’s origins, you will discover the exciting potential of the humble punch needle and how it can be applied to wall art, cushions, coasters, plant pot covers and tubs. Learn about the range of tools and materials before getting hands on and creating a beautiful wall hanging. Bring your ideas to life with the punch needle or use one of the provided designs to craft something beautifully unique and handmade.

Course Tutor:

Caroline Colam is a punch needle artist and tutor known for her fabulously bright and colourful punch needle creations. Caroline is just as passionate about the therapeutic process as the finished result. She has provided tutorials for the likes of Hobbycraft, from ice-cream-cone cushions to bold mug rugs and so much more.