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Cheryl Almgren Taylor


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Deck the Halls

Christmas is coming and its time to bring the joy and excitement of the season into your home. What better way to do this than by creating a new quilt for this Christmas celebration? Cheryl’s book entitled Deck the Halls is published by Martingale & Company (That Patchwork Place) and features ten quilted projects to help you celebrate that special holiday. Whether it’s a door banner to welcome guests or a mantel scarf to grace the fireplace, deck your halls with quilts to share with family and friends.



A wonderful way to make your house feel festive for Christmas is by decorating the dining room table with some Christmas style. The book features three quick and easy table toppers and runners that can be sewn up in a weekend. Leaving the table set with holiday dishes and stemware will bring a feeling of warmth and elegance to your home.

Christmas is a time when families share memories of days gone by and continue special traditions.
Deck the Halls shares several of Cheryl’s traditions, including her childhood Christmas stocking made by her mother. The design has been recreated in this book in a quilted version and is quick and easy to make.

Other projects range from the elegant and glittering “Pomegranates & Posies” to the whimsical “Sweets & Treats” wall quilt with gingerbread men and striped Christmas candy. Whether it is hanging Christmas stockings, baking gingerbread cookies, or kissing under the mistletoe, Deck the Halls  provides a design to make that family tradition more meaningful by capturing it in a quilt.