If you want to get into punch needle embroidery, a starter kit is a great choice. It comes with everything you need so you can concentrate on learning the craft and becoming more comfortable with the actions and movements. After all, there are a lot of products and options in our punch needle categories. They can become a bit overwhelming. Buying a kit cuts through the noise to give you exactly what you need.
All our punch needle embroidery starter kits are put together by experts. We also have starter kits from leading brands – brands that are popular here in New Zealand and in other parts of the world.
So, if you've been thinking about trying punch needle embroidery, browse our range of punch needle starter kits now.
What is Included in a Punch Needle Starter Kit?
The exact contents of punch needle starter kits vary from kit to kit, but there are some common features.
Beginners’ kits, for example, usually include a print you can make. They also typically include a double grooved non-slip hook and a punch needle. Often the punch needle in a beginners’ kit is adjustable so you can adapt it to your requirements.
You will also receive a piece of monks cloth and the yarn you need to make the design. You'll probably even get items like pins that are used to pin the monks cloth to the design.
Punch Needle Starter Kits Shipping NZ, Australia, UK and Canada Wide
If you are in New Zealand, you can expect your order for a punch needle embroidery kit to be delivered within about four days (we ship NZ wide). Shipping costs vary depending on your order, but we offer competitive shipping rates through our partner couriers.
We can also ship punch need embroidery starter kits to Australia (we also ship Australia wide). Delivery times can be a bit longer, but we'll dispatch your order as soon as possible.
In fact, shipping is available to most countries, including the UK and Canada. When you are placing your order on our website, enter the details of your location, and our system will provide you with a shipping estimate, so you know the full costs upfront.
Tips for Getting Started with Punch Needle Embroidery
Tip 1: Buy a Starter Kit
It is easy to get confused with all the different punch needle products that are available. Even punch needles themselves can vary widely. A good place to start for beginners is a punch needle embroidery starter kit. Your kit will include everything you need, plus there are kits available for absolute beginners as well as those with a bit of experience.
Plus, here's a secret: even people with a lot of punch needle experience still buy kits from time to time.
Tip 2: Punch All the Way
A common problem that beginners encounter when getting started with punch needle embroidery is stitches falling out. Making sure you punch the needle all the way through on each stitch is one way of preventing this from happening.
Tip 3: Don't Lift Your Punch Needle Too High
Between each stitch, don't lift your punch needle too high, as this can also cause the stitch to pull out.