The Pattern Artist
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The Pattern Artist


English housemaid Annie Wood arrives in New York in 1911. On her own for the first time working as a Macy’s sewing department clerk, Annie catches the eye of a salesman at the Butterick Pattern Company. Through determination, hard work, and God’s leading, Annie discovers a hidden gift: she is a talented fashion designer—an artist of the highest degree. As she runs from ghosts of the past and focuses on the future, Annie enters a creative world that takes her to the fashion houses of Paris and into a life of adventure, purpose, and love.

Title:The Pattern Artist
Edition Language:English
Format Type:Paperback
Number of Pages:305 pages

    The Pattern Artist Reviews

  • Carole Jarvis
    Jan 09, 2017

    Reviewed at The Power of Words:’s been a while since I’ve read a Nancy Moser novel - two that I remember greatly enjoying being the contemporary stories The Seat Beside Me ...

  • Kav
    Jun 17, 2017

    Moser has captured the American pioneering spirit in this enthralling account of a young immigrant woman rising from the ashes of unforeseen misfortune. I was spellbound from the very first page. Love...

  • Beth
    Apr 06, 2017

    One thing I have come to appreciate from Nancy Moser’s novels is the exquisite historical detail that she includes in her story. That is no less true for The Pattern Artist. It is full of details ab...

  • Catherine
    Apr 05, 2017

    I received a copy of this book from Netgalley in exchange for an honest review.This book started out promising, but about halfway through I felt it lost a lot of steam. I loved the characters of Annie...

  • Laura Ayers
    Apr 10, 2017

    The Pattern Artist is a delightful read about Annie Wood, a servant girl from London, who comes to NYC as a maid. She is an excellent seamstress, and is often called to help fancy up the ladies' dress...

  • Rachael
    Apr 05, 2017

    This was a very enjoyable read. I loved the characters, the history was fascinating with well done research, and the strong faith theme was masterful woven right into the fabric of this story. The fac...

  • Joy
    Mar 12, 2017

    I loved this story...reading about Annie's love of fabric and her journey in finding it was a God given gift left me feeling good after finishing the book. Traveling with her family to America at age ...

  • Jennifer Lara
    Apr 14, 2017

    The Pattern Artist by Nancy Moser is the story of one woman’s dream to make her life better than what she lived before. Annie Wood is a housemaid for a wealthy English family. She has dreams of beco...

  • Debra Slonek
    Dec 06, 2016

    Part adventure and part love story, this book was filled with well-developed characters, warm friendships and realistic relationships. This was Annie's story. Instead of dwelling on her difficult and ...

  • Brandi (Rambles of a SAHM)
    Apr 11, 2017

    It has been a couple of years since I read a novel by Nancy Moser and in that time I had forgotten just how compelling her stories could be. The Pattern Artist is about a young housemaid with a talent...

About Nancy Moser

Nancy Moser

Nancy Moser is the award-winning author of twenty-nine inspirational novels that focus on discovering our unique purpose. Her genres include both contemporary and historical stories.  Her latest historical novels are the Downton Abbey-inspired Manor House Series:"Love of the Summerfields", "Bride of the Summerfields", and "Rise of the Summerfields."  Also new is "The Pattern Artist" about Macy's a