Hessian is made from jute fibres woven in plain weave is another popular foundation fabric for Punch Needle. It also gives a nice background to designs that doesn't cover the entire surface. Stretch it on an embroidery hoop for small projects or our wooden frames for artwork larger than 8 inches.
Jute is a cellulose fibre that belongs to the bast fibre family (fibres that uses the phloem of the plant) similar to hemp, ramie and linen (flax). It is also a sustainable alternative to cotton as Jute is a rain-fed crop with little need for fertilizer or pesticides. Jute is also known as burlap and commonly used to make gunny sacks.
Size: approx. 16 holes per inch
Width: approx. 60 inch
Ideal for punching with embroidery floss, fingering weight to worsted weight yarn. Not recommended for punching with bulky weight yarn.
– Please note that fabric will come in an uncut continuous yardage for orders more than 1 yard. If you'd like it to be cut into 1 yard per piece, please leave us a request during check out.