Gail Pan's whimsical, cheerful embroidery style is incredibly easy to re-create, whether you're an experienced stitcher or have never picked up a needle. Finishing is a breeze with projects that are so portable and quick you can stitch while traveling, socializing, or even waiting for an appointment.
- Gail explains it all: which needles to use, how to choose thread, how to mark the designs on fabric, how to make each stitch, and more
- Featuring 17 festive designs to bedeck gift tags, pillows, wall hangings, Christmas stockings, table runners, a bag, and much more
- Enjoy a satisfying and relaxing way to decorate your home for the holidays--or create one-of-a-kind gifts from the heart
A wonderful book for immersing yourself in the holiday spirit. Easy to sew embroidery designs for experienced stitchers or complete beginners. Decorate your home and make unique gifts using the seventeen festive designs featuring reindeer, gingerbread men, angels and Christmas trees. Be confident in altering quilt sizes, changing colours and words, or mixing and matching designs for family and friends. Personalise gift tags and Christmas stockings, create a "Joy to the World" pillow, make a table runner with stars and birds, a mini Christmas sack and a tree skirt using hexagons. All projects are cheerful and uplifting, with templates and embroidery patterns to trace and easy to follow instructions and tips.
Gail Pan lives on the outskirts of Melbourne, Australia, at the foot of the beautiful Dandenong Ranges (a series of low, verdant mountain ranges). Growing up in a home where sewing was always an important part of life, it was only natural that she tried every craft there was. She has always had some kind of project in the works.
In 2003, at the encouragement of friends who were opening a patchwork business, Gail began to design and release her own patterns. She's been designing ever since and has also branched out into designing fabric. Gail teaches all over the world and gets great satisfaction from sharing her love of needle and thread.Visit Gail's website
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