Beginning with punch needle basics, the book teaches the fundamentals needed to begin. It explains all about supplies, floss, cloth, designs, transferring the designs, choosing-and-working with a hoop, punching the motif and finishing.
The 22 punch needle motifs presented in the book are first worked as 5-inch blocks and then pieced together and quilted to create a one-of-a-kind miniature punch needle quilt inspired by an impressive circa 1840 Maryland Album Appliqué quilt from the Shelburne Museum in Shelburne, Vermont. Each design also lends itself to elegant embellishments for clothing and accessories for home décor. Patterns and instructions for each block are provided as well as the instructions for completing the unique Album quilt.