Toronto Star Article: Punch Needle Crafting

July 17, 2019

Toronto Star Article: Punch Needle Crafting

For as long as I can remember my grandparents read the Toronto Star every day from cover-to-cover.  So I was pretty thrilled to see my name in print in the Star's Life section this past weekend. Debra Norton wrote a great piece on the resurgence of punch needle and the social media origins of this craft trend.

The article profiles Toronto textile artist Arounna Khounnoraj’s experience with punch needle and explores how the sharing of her process on Instagram sparked a world-wide craft trend. Also profiled are other fiber artists such as Marina DempsterJamie Bennett and myself.

Jamie Bennett

Did you miss it? Find the full article here. Want to learn more about punch needle? Find my FAQ post here and a round-up of my favourite punch needle resources for beginners.




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