Traditional crafts with a modern twist - punch needle & embroidery

Punch Needle and Embroidery:

D.I.Y Kits & Workshops

About Us

About Us


Hello!  Welcome to The Modern Crafter.  

The Modern Crafter is a small UK craft business and collaboration between sisters, Rachel & Siobhan bringing our customers traditional crafts in a modern way.  Siobhan is a freelance textile designer specialising in print design and has over 15 years experience designing for fashion and homeware brands. Rachel is a self-taught embroidery and punch needle artist and has been developing her skills in these crafts. previously Rachel began her career working with global corporates and now loves to apply that same focus and attention to The Modern Crafter. 

We were always keen to collaborate together and it was when Rachel was on maternity leave and started to enjoy embroidery and punch needle crafts to relax that Rachel asked Siobhan to design her something to craft and this is how we are here today and we are very excited to share these wonderful crafts and designs with you too!  

We hope that our DIY kits/workshops and downloadable designs creates you some all important chill time, we’ve found that these crafts are a great way to create self-care as they are very relaxing and find that it helps to clear the mind and bring calmness.

We are passionate about sharing our design and craft experience and here to support you on your crafting journey.

You can also check us out on Instagram or facebook @the_modern_crafter  

Thank you for your support.

Rachel & Siobhan

The Modern Crafter

Punch Needle

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Check out our modern take on the traditional craft of punchneedle.  Punchneedle is a wonderful craft using chunky yarn to create your finished piece from wall hangings to pillows there are many possibilities....!  If you like the thought of textures and yarn but not anything too detailed, punchneedle is the craft for you!

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Embroidery diy kit, craft kit, embroidery, embroidery heron diy kit, the modern crafter diy kit

Check out our modern take on the traditional craft of embroidery.  We have created a magical heron DIY beginner embroidery kit.  Embroidery is a therapeutic craft and wonderful way to create some relaxing 'me time' 

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