Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Olde Blue Eyes

Good evening, everyone
Hope you are staying safe and warm as the winter season sets in.
I don’t normally post in the evenings... 
I just couldn’t wait to introduce you to my newest punch needle design
“Olde Blue Eyes”
I do believe he has captured my heart, I hope he captures yours as well.

He measures: 7 1/4” high by 8 1/2” wide.
He comes color coded using DMC only.
It is a suggested 1, 2, & 3 strand punch.

 I suggest the eyes and glasses be punched using 1 & 2 strands. 
I punched it using 1 strand for more detail.
The rest is easily punched in 3 strand.

My preferred needles are CTR.
There are youtube videos to help you on your way using the CTR,
separating floss etc. here’s the link to my youtube channel: 
To visit my Etsy shop go to: 

Thank you so much


Wednesday, November 7, 2018



My newest Punch Needle Pattern now available in my Etsy shop:

It measures: 7 3/4" high by 5" wide
Comes color coded using DMC
It's a 1, 2, & 3 strand punch.
Available as a download or Printed snail mail Pattern

Enjoy your day,

Monday, October 22, 2018

Circle design

Circle design for the 8" Auburn hoops

8" Auburn hoop

beautifully designed awesome hoop.

Close up of pattern.

Good Monday morning, the sun is finally shining today, Whoot whoot!

I am still excited about these new Auburn frames:

I did try and punch in it, but to be honest...I cannot punch nicely and comfortably in a hoop. So I very quickly switched to my frame. I guess it's all in what you get used to. 
It did seem to hold nicely. I think it's a wonderful alternative for finishing. (no sew right)
They come in many shapes and sizes.

Back to the punch.
This is a 8" diameter punch needle pattern. Color coded using DMC. It is a three strand punch, on weavers cloth using CTR 3 strand needle.
Fun all season punch!
Here's the link: https://www.etsy.com/shop/briarcottage

Enjoy the day hope the sun is shining for you,

Monday, October 15, 2018

Tomte mini

"Tomte Mini"

Good morning!
Another Mini for your tree. Pattern does not include decorating instructions. 
The listing is the punch pattern only.
 Visit my Etsy shop: 


Enjoy your day,

Monday, October 8, 2018

A Christmas Moon & Auburn hoop frames

 Introducing the Auburn Hoop Frame

"A Christmas moon"

Close up, hello Mr moon

Good Monday Afternoon to you all!

First I am so excited to introduce you to the Auburn hoop frame.
A great alternative to framing. It works just like a normal hoop, except....wait for it...

I will be making some more patterns to fit in the various sizes offered. But for now 
A Christmas moon fits right into the 8" classic frame!

Now I'm not sure if you can punch in it. I'll let you know, 
working on a new pattern and I'll give it a try.

Now for info on my newest pattern.
"A Christmas moon"

It is a 3 strand punch, worked using a 3 strand CTR needle.
It comes color coded using DMC Floss.
It measures 8" in diameter.
the model is punch on weaver cloth.

There is also a video on how to finish it, if you choose not to go for the Auburn frame at

An exciting day, let me know what you think!
Have a wonderful day,

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Great Oak

Happy October to you all!

My newest fall release
"Great Oak"
Punch needle pattern measures 6" by 6"
color coded using DMC
3 strand punch

Now available in my Etsy shop:

Enjoy your day,

Sunday, September 16, 2018

Midnight watch

Popped in on this beautiful September day to announce this fall punch needle pattern.

"Midnight watch"

This is a 1, 2 & 3 strand punch
Color coded using DMC
It measures 7 1/2" x 7 1/2"
This one also includes a separate thread count guide.
Please let me know if you like this setup. 

Available as a download (pdf) or a printed snail mail pattern.

Making this short and sweet, heading outside to do a little much needed work in the garden.
Have a wonderful day!


Friday, September 14, 2018

Lots going on

Four New FINISHED punch needles are now available in my Etsy shop.
Please keep in mind these are my models for my patterns so there is just one available for each punch, when there gone there gone.
Also please make sure when ordering that you are on the finished punches not the pattern listing.


Twiggs has Sold, Thank you

Also I have listed 3 new minis patterns.
They are no bigger than 3" and are punched using a 1 strand CTR needle and 1 strand of floss.

And last but not least. The copper hangers I use on the minis are also available.

Wishing you a wonderful day!

Enjoy, Kate