Past and Presents offers stocking
designs which exude Old World charm and reflect the magical aura
of Christmas which most of us experienced as children and now
hold as treasured memories. Designed by Marcia Mattson, we feature
Past and Presents designs are available at your local needlework
shop or call (888) 773- 7370 for your nearest retailer.
Old World Santa (# NP257)
Gingerbread (# NP186)
Hon.e.bear (# NP196)
Ted.e.bear (# NP187)
For dede's Needleworks designs, ask at your favorite
DeDe Ogden has peopled her stockings
with a menagerie of fanciful Santas and Snowpeople. The Collection
of Santas Stocking incorporates all the elements of holiday magic.
About her Collection of Snowpeople Stocking, she says, "When
a child builds a snowperson, it takes on all the dreams and wishes
of the child, my people do that too!"
Amy Bunger is reknowned for
her seemingly endless variations of whimsical Clauses. Alpine
Santa Stocking shows him on location in the Alps learning to
ski and snowshoe. The Harlequin Santa makes a dramatic entrance
at the Masquerade Ball. Spelunking down the Himalayan Mountains,
we encounter Ice Santa and Grandfather Frost poses with his sleigh
among icy trees and bushes.
All of Amy's designs shown are available as stockings. Canvases
may be ordered from Amy's Golden Strand at 1-888-272-2820 (Toll
Free), by FAX at (901) 323- 4701, or by e-mail at Amys3808@aol.com.
If you cannot find Amy's designs at your local needlwork shop,
they can call the wholesale department at Amy's Keeping Me In
Stitches at (901) 323- 6391. To see more of Amy's designs, visit
her website at http://www.stitching.com/amys
The Elizabeth Turner Collection is branching out into handpainted canvases, in addition to their
other original designs. Their stockings feature whimsical, magical
and nostalgic motifs paired with inspired color combinations.Take
your pick of the designs below.
For Elizabeth Turner designs, see your local needlework shop.
If you are unable to locate them, you may contact M's Canvashouse
by e-mail at email@example.com. For those unfamiliar withThe Elizabeth
Turner Collection, the name Designer Belts Unlimited, may ring
a bell. Carol McGraw and Meredith Barnhill are in the process
of making some changes to the business, foremost among them a
website which will be up and running by mid December - http://www.mscanvashouse.com
Hillside Snowmen (X-16)
Forest Santa with Birds (X-23)
Noah's Ark Santa (X-44)
Midnight Christmas Moose (X-1)
Boots Bailey, known almost universally
as "Boots" Bailey, has made a name for herself, with
her highly original and dramatic hand painted canvases and finishing
work. Her designs run the gamut in style and theme, as these
stockings attest to, many of which are enhanced with special
suede and leather accents. Feast your eyes on her Stocking renditions.
For more info about Boots Bailey Designs, ask at your favorite
needlework store. For a retailer near you call Boots Bailey Designs
at 800 742-9942 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org