Sisters Rachel Lawson and Siobhan Watt combined their talents—Siobhan's professional art and design experience and Rachel's needlework expertise—to create these delightful contemporary designs. Punch needle is accessible for everyone, including those with no craft experience. It's a delightful hobby to discover and a perfect way to turn a stash of yarn into practical items! Explore this relaxing craft with clear illustrations, photographs, and step-by-step instructions. Learn the techniques, which tools to combine with particular yarns, and where to source materials—including great ideas for upcycling materials. The 15 one-of-a-kind projects include rugs, plant holders, purses and bags, children's toys, pillows, wall hangings, framed art, and more. Start by creating small projects and move on to larger projects, challenging yourself as you progress and as you enjoy the fun and creativity that punch needle offers.