An Embroidered Christmas

Patterns & Instructions for 24 Festive Holiday Stockings, Ornaments & More


Book Description

Gorgeous embroidery brightens up any Christmas scene! Decorate your home with original needlework designs--colorful stockings, embroidered tree centerpieces, and playful ornaments are sure to please. Wine presented in a hand-stitched bag makes a thoughtful gift, and felt peppermint candies draw the eye with holiday flair.

  • 24 unique Christmas embroidery patterns with step-by-step instructions
  • Complete stitch guide for all of the stitches used in the book, making the projects accessible even for beginners
  • Projects include stockings, nativity figures, tree centerpieces, napkin ring, candle mat, ornaments, "Noel" banner, Christmas star, "We Wish You a Merry Christmas" sampler, and more
  • All of the basic information you need to get started with embroidery, including fabric choices, needles, threads, and finishing

  • About the Author

    Cheryl Fall has been designing needlecraft patterns professionally since 1986 and is the author of fourteen books, including Embroidery Basics, Simply Samplers, and three titles in the popular Dummies series. She has written more than 2,000 articles on how-to crafts and maintains her own website. Fall was also the host of the nationally distributed PBS Plus series The Creative Life. She lives near Portland, Oregon.

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