Holiday Links!

Christmas Tree by Kelly Fletcher

I was recently asked where to find embroidery patterns - my etsy shop has a nice one - but there are all sorts of resources online. Pinterest is one of my go to places for most everything and of course, there were some great patterns. Here are a few of my favorite links for free holiday patterns. There is still plenty of time to get some gifts made.

Mary Corbett has a lovely Holly and Joy monogram pattern. On this page are directions for creating monograms but if you scroll to the bottom you will find the pdf download links.

Cheryl Fall, about.com's stitching expert, designed some easy and quick tags which could go on gifts or the tree.

Another design by Cheryl Fall is a Christmas tree using detached chain stitch, eyelet stitch and satin stitch. Very easy and would whip up quickly. I can imagine this on small hand towels or ornaments.

This pattern is pictured above and is by Kelly Fletcher on Craftsy. One of my favorites!

Regina Lord is the designer and her blog is creative kismet. At the top of the page is an adorable bird design and just below is the tree. She suggests using the design for a tote bag, wall hanging or pillow. 

My next post will be a simple napkin ring to embroider. It will be a speedy project which will make your table festive!!!

P.S. If you are on Pinterest and want to check out my embroidery board, here is a link


Magpie's Mumblings said...

Some beautiful project ideas - thank you, and I really enjoyed having a peek at your pinterest board. Tons of inspiration there!!

Sam I Am...... said...

Okay, I'm following your Pinterest board! Are you on Good Reads? Also, although I don't believe in coincidence, my daughter is an elementary art teacher and she took Russian and loves the matryoshka dolls. I will be ordering Sasah for sure but no time or money at the moment! LOL! It will be for her birthday in July. I am trying to madly finish gifts to get in the mail for Christmas. I am SO glad you stopped by!

mamasmercantile said...

Some great projects. I enjoyed having a peek at your Pinterest board.

Elizabeth Edwards said...

going to check out your pinterest board now. i love your work. i have not doing this crafty of crafts in a long time. i am more into my photography, baking, cooking, and reading lately. i need to get back into my drawing and painting. i miss it so. ( :