Friday, June 7

Punch Needle Patterns

Good Morning, Friends!
I hope your Friday is off to a great start~
Feathered friends are always invited to help around the studio!
Baby Robin has grans button jar tucked under her wing.
She sure loves to scatter buttons... like fairy dust.

Blogs and social media sites are such fun in the Springtime~
There are so many wonderful images of baby birds peeking out
from their nests... their little beaks reaching up for their tummies 
to be filled.
'Stitching Bird' is on a mission... 
Her sewing needle is threaded and she has her emery strawberry
filled with straight pins!

I frame most of my punch needle pieces.
Frame shops carry an acid free 'spacer' that aids in keeping
the floss loops from touching the glass surface.
Depending on your loop length, they come in various thickness.

The spacers allow me to add extras, too~
My little button jar looked like a pickle jar before I added MOP buttons.
The jar could be punched with an aqua, pale blue or pale purple
floss... the look of old glass without canning vegetables... giggle.

A second new release!
We have seen a lot of crows this spring... 
With all of the rain, wind and cold weather the songbirds seem to
be a few weeks later than normal.
'Crow' has been collecting wishes again!
She keeps her stars inside her titled spice jar~
Her sunflower perch creates the perfect lid!

'Baa Baa Blackbird' copyright 2019 Michelle L. Palmer

Little brown sheep and friends are available in the
Summer 2019 issue of Punch Needle & Primitive Stitcher Magazine!
That should be arriving at Barnes & Noble, JoAnn Fabrics,
your favorite stitching & quilt shops and mailboxes any day now.

I hope to add more punch needle patterns to my shop over the weekend~
Seem to say that every week and the hours just disappear!
A few hours set aside for yard and garden work develops into
full days of hauling, cutting, pruning, pulling, planting...
I get lost in the bird songs...
The hum of the bees...
The weeds...
The blossoms....

Wishing you beautiful summer days~
Thank you for stopping by!

1 comment:

Robin in Virginia said...

What fun punch needle pieces you have created, Michelle! Love the Robin! Hmmm, wonder why!?!?! Have a wonderful weekend!