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monks cloth punch needle fabric
monks cloth punch needle fabric
monks cloth punch needle fabric
monks cloth punch needle fabric
monks cloth punch needle fabric
monks cloth punch needle fabric
monks cloth punch needle fabric

Monks cloth punch needle fabric (USA)

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100% cotton monks cloth fabric for punch needle.

Monks cloth is a foundation fabric which is predominantly used for punch needle and rug hooking. The fabric has been designed to withstand the pressure from a punch needle and to be durable for use in making rugs. It is woven with a double strand of cotton which makes it very hardwearing.

This monks cloth has two inch white guidelines running across the fabric. These guidelines will help you to keep your design straight when stretching over a frame or hoop.

When the fabric is put under tension it will allow the punch needle to move through and then spring back to grip the loops. As it is loosely woven it may appear that the punch needle is making holes in the fabric, it isn't, it is just moving the threads apart. As is so flexible, you can then pull your yarn out (when working) and re-punch an area. Just lightly scratch the surface of the fabric with your punch needle and this will encourage the threads to move back into place. This makes it perfect for beginners as it is very forgiving and can withstand being punched multiple times in the same area.

    Due to the loose weave monks cloth is prone to fraying. It is recommended that once you receive your fabric you secure the edges. You can do this by using an overlocker (serger), a sewing machine or by using masking tape. 

    If multiple lengths are ordered fabric will be cut as one continuous piece.


    • 150 cm width
    • 100% cotton fabric
    • Plain cream colour
    • Two inch white guidelines
    • Woven with a double strand
    • Approximately 12 holes per inch
    • Woven in the USA


    We aim to dispatch orders in 3 - 5 working days. Orders are normally sent using Royal Mail. International orders have the option for standard or tracked delivery. If you are ordering from outside of the UK, please read the shipping policy in advance so you understand any customs or import fees that may be charged.

    Due to the pandemic some customers may experience a delay in delivery. For the latest updates on specific destinations please visit the Royal Mail international incidents page.

    Customer Reviews

    Based on 4 reviews
    Grace Cooper
    Great service and product.

    I bought a piece of monks cloth it arrived quickly and the quality is excellent. Im really pleased and will defiitely be buying from Whole Punching again.


    I find getting the right cloth for needle punching quite hard.This company helps and gives looking forward to having another go at this newish to me craft.


    Loved this fabric and the packaging was just as good! Re used it as gift wrap for a friend. Thanks so much, speedy dilivery too. I will be back x


    Great item, as described. Shipped quickly. Many thanks