With this unique collection of holiday patterns, best-selling author Pat Wys highlights the handmade touch. Enjoy many creative moments and the memories they'll create year after year. Adorn festive projects for every room in the house with embroidery, cotton or wool appliqué, and even beading and other embellishments.
- Choose from 16 projects that honor tradition—with a touch of whimsy
- Create stockings, bed and table linens, coasters, place mats, a wreath quilt, tree skirt, and more
- Mix and match 76 delightful holiday embroidery designs—words, phrases, and motifs—to enhance your decorations and gifts
If you did not get started on your Christmas sewing in July then you need to know there is still plenty of time for you to create those lovely hand-made gifts everyone cherishes. My new favorite book this season is called Handmade Christmas Cheer-Festive Holiday Projects to Embroider, Applique, and Quilt by Pat Wys. This book is packed full of smaller projects that you will enjoy working on, yet you still have time to finish them before the crush of the holidays hits. There are 16 projects in the book ranging from stockings, bed and table linens, coaster, place mats, a wreath quilt and a tree skirt to name a few. The 76 holiday embroidery designs... words, phrases and motifs...will add a touch of whimsy and delight to your projects. The applique pieces are quite manageable and should go fast. Whether you are looking for a small teacher gift or a special Christmas quilt I know you will find a project in this book that you will enjoy making as well as giving.
Pat Wys has a firm a belief that people are truly blessed when they have a passion for work that calls to them, challenges them, and grows with them every day. Quilting is just that for her. She's seen and felt firsthand the healing, comforting, and joyous power of quilting in the lives of many people.
In 2005 she started her own design company, Silver Thimble Quilt Company, which offers a number of new designs each year. She loves designing, traveling, teaching, and sharing her love of quilting. What is in the future for Silver Thimble Quilt Company? Pat will continue to design and travel in hope of meeting all the quilters who have supported her dreams.
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