Simply Stitched with Punch Needle - Yumiko Higuchi
Embroidery lovers, expand your stitching repertoire to include punch needle!
Discover the art of punch needle with this collection of 11 special projects from Japanese embroidery artist Yumiko Higuchi. This series of sweet little projects will teach you how to achieve rich, three-dimensional textures and finishes with your fibre art, all using a punch needle pen and embroidery floss.
In this curated collection, Yumiko offers her simple, modern spin on classic embroidery projects, including brooches, pouches, coasters, samplers, pillows, and hoop art. Inspired by the colours and shapes of nature, her designs feature fruit, flowers, leaves, gemstones, and animals. She explores different punch needle techniques, utilizing traditional embroidery floss to create a variety of textures and shapes.
This lovely introduction to punch needle is designed for modern makers who love Yumiko Higuchi’s style and are interested in exploring this fun craft. Once you get started with this rhythmic, meditative needle art, you won’t be able to stop!
About Yumiko Higuchi
After attending Tama Art University and working as a handbag designer, Yumiko Higuchi launched her career as an embroidery artist in 2008. She is the author of multiple embroidery books. You can find her on Instagram @yumikohiguchi. She resides in Tokyo, Japan.