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Course: Introduction to modern punch needle

  • Kutomo Craft Studio Malagankatu 5 00220 Helsinki Finland (map)

Introduction to modern punch needle

Come and learn this popular and fun craft with us! 

In our fall workshop Heli Savila – a punch needle artist – is going to teach us all the basics about punch needle. 

In this course you are going to make a wall hanging using an embroidery hoop. You can choose whether you would like to use an adjustable punch needle or the Oxford needle. Your needle of choice is yours to keep. All the materials are included and no previous experience is required.

During the course you will be making a punch needle project on an embroidery hoop. You have two needle options to choose from.

During the course you will be making a punch needle project on an embroidery hoop. You have two needle options to choose from.

We'll be using:

  • Embroidery hoop prepared with a special fabric for punch needle (d=22 cm)

  • A selection of different yarns (wool & cotton). If you have some special yarns that you would like to use in your project, you are welcome to bring them with you – Heli will help you find a way to use them.

  • A punch needle:

    • adjustable plastic needle with a threader OR

    • the Oxford punch needle #10 regular with an instruction booklet by Amy Oxford and box for storage 

Heli will give you insight about the materials and tools, where to get them and what are the possibilities. You will also hear her tips about composition, choosing colours and how to create your own unique projects.

Ready for some punching!

Ready for some punching!

Date and time: Wednesday 18 September from 17:00 to 20:00

Course fee: €75 with the adjustable needle / €105 with the Oxford needle set

Teaching language: English

Sign up for the course by sending an email to studio@kutomostudio.com. Also let us know which needle option you want.

Maximum 8 participants. You can pay the fee by bank or credit card when you come to the workshop.

 If you cancel your participation less than 5 days before the course, you will be charged the full course fee. Please read the terms and conditions in detail.

You can pick which needle you want to use and it’s yours to keep!

You can pick which needle you want to use and it’s yours to keep!

About the teacher:

Heli has been learning and experimenting this craft for a year and a half. She uses punch needle to create wall hangings that are full of texture by experimenting with different colours and shapes. She is passionate about combining punch needle and art to create home decor.

She is originally from Estonia and has been living in Helsinki for almost one year with her husband and two cats.

You can have a look at Heli’s work: www.instagram.com/lemonsandyarn/

Heli and her gorgeous punch needle work

Heli and her gorgeous punch needle work

Earlier Event: September 17
Course: Introduction to weaving - session 1/2
Later Event: September 21
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