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Kickoff to a Crafty Year

NEW THIS WEEK - January 5th, 2011
 

Kickoff to a Crafty Year
 

Free Project Instructions!

Kick off a crafty year with a fantastic medley of sewing, knitting, and embroidery-related designs!

Crafty cupcakes are loaded with sweet sewing treats, such as thread, pastel pins, buttons, and a measuring tape bow. These designs add delicious color and detail to wall hangings, quilts, and tote bags for your sewing supplies and shopping trips.

Collages, inspired by the Victorian era, feature the tools of the crafty and sewing trade. Enjoy medleys of antique scissors, thimbles, sewing machines, and tatting shuttles, each bordered by intricate floral scrolls.

New feather quilting designs feature classic sewing and crafting icons, such as buttons, baskets, knitting needles, thimbles, and thread. Use these designs to quilt through a top, batting, and back - or use as quick-stitching redwork on flat-nap fabrics and linens!

Happy New Year to you - and make it a crafty one!

Classic snowball quilt blocks
become a cozy placemat. Click
here for free project instructions!



Crafty Cupcakes


They're sweet, sugary, low-calorie, and fat-free! These crafty cupcakes are loaded with colorful tools of the trade, from pastel pins to scissors to buttons to thread. They're lively additions to sewing totes, quilts, wall hangings, shirts, and more. Sweeten your stitching projects with these clever new designs.
 
Crafty Cupcake with Pins
 
  Crafty Cupcake with Pin Cushion
 
 
Available in two sizes:
4.87"X4.89" and 3.83"X3.85"
  Available in two sizes:
4.85"X5.25" and 3.56"X3.85"


Crafty Cupcake with Thread and Needles
 
 
Crafty Cupcake with Buttons
and Measuring Tape

 
 
Available in two sizes:
4.85"X5.26" and 3.56"X3.86"
  Available in two sizes:
4.63"X6.82" and 2.62"X3.85"


Crafty Cupcake with Button
 
 
Crafty Cupcake with Yarn
and Knitting Needles

 
 
Available in two sizes:
4.86"X6.63" and 2.82"X3.85"
  Available in two sizes:
4.62"X6.82" and 2.62"X3.86"


A Crafty Cupcakes Design Pack


Bring these six sweet treats to your embroidery projects by purchasing them in a value pack!
Click below to see the designs in the pack and their sizes, and add the pack to your basket.


6 designs - only $10.97!
 
 
6 designs - only $10.97!
 
 

Designs smaller than 5 x 7
 
Designs smaller than 4 x 4


Crafty Victorian Collages
 


The collage style of the Victorian era is the inspiration behind these designs. Antique scissors and sewing machines, colorful spools of thread, buttons, thimbles, and more,
are encompassed in a delicate and intricate floral border. These medleys are beautiful as framed pieces for friends (and your own sewing room!), as well as features on tote bags, wall hangings, quilts, and pillow shams.

 

Sewing Machine and Scissors Collage
 
 
Thread and Needle Collage
 
 
Available in four sizes:
7.79"X7.79" and 5.81"X5.81" and 4.85"X4.85" and 3.86"X3.86"
  Available in four sizes:
7.79"X7.79" and 5.86"X5.86" and 4.86"X4.86" and 3.86"X3.86"


Thimble and Thread Collage
 
 
Scissors and Buttons Collage
 
 
Available in four sizes:
7.79"X7.79" and 5.85"X5.85" and 4.85"X4.85" and 3.86"X3.86"
  Available in four sizes:
7.79"X7.79" and 5.86"X5.86" and 4.86"X4.86" and 3.86"X3.86"


Tatting and Shuttle Collage
 
 
Scissors and Ribbon Collage
 
 
Available in four sizes:
7.79"X7.79" and 5.81"X5.81" and 4.85"X4.85" and 3.86"X3.86"
  Available in four sizes:
7.79"X7.79" and 5.86"X5.88" and 4.86"X4.86" and 3.84"X3.86"


Spinning Wheel and Yarn Collage
 
 
Sewing Box and Buttons Collage
 
 
Available in four sizes:
7.79"X7.79" and 5.86"X5.88" and 4.84"X4.87" and 3.84"X3.86"
  Available in four sizes:
7.79"X7.79" and 5.86"X5.89" and 4.84"X4.87" and 3.83"X3.86"


Knitting Needle and Yarn Collage
 
 
Crochet Needle and Yarn Collage
 
 
Available in four sizes:
7.79"X7.79" and 5.86"X5.86" and 4.86"X4.86" and 3.86"X3.86"
  Available in four sizes:
7.79"X7.79" and 5.86"X5.86" and 4.86"X4.86" and 3.86"X3.86"


A Crafty Victorian Collages Design Pack


The ten collage designs are available in a value pack! Stitch these designs as features on tote bags and pillow shams; incorporate into sewing-themed quilts and wall hangings; make a series of framed pieces to enhance your sewing room. Click below to see the designs in the pack and their sizes, and add the pack to your basket!

10 designs - only $14.97! 10 designs - only $14.97!

Designs smaller than 7.9 x 7.9

Designs smaller than 6 x 10
10 designs - only $14.97!
10 designs - only $14.97!
 

Designs smaller than 5 x 7

Designs smaller than 4 x 4


Say It with Stitches
 

An antique sewing machine is encompassed by beautiful red roses and the word "Love." The machine is threaded with a red spool, which coordinates beautifully with the flowers and text.

 

Available in two sizes:
5.84"X6.13" and 4.88"X5.24"


Eager bluebirds prepare a machine for stitching. Delicate daisies spiral around the design, along with the blessing, "May your bobbin always be full."

 

Available in two sizes:
5.84"X6.29" and 4.87"X5.24"


Begin a day of sewing and embroidery with this prayer. Beautiful as a framed piece in your sewing room, and make one for a special friend, too.

 

Available in two sizes:
6.02"X5.85" and 5.00"X4.86"


A sewing basket and colorful spools are paired with flowers and the words, "Our Daily Thread." Magnificent as a feature to a sewing supplies tote bag, or as a framed piece, too.

 

Available in two sizes:
6.36"X5.85" and 5.26"X4.85"


A beautiful sentiment to begin each day. Stitch, frame, and hang in your sewing room for serenity and peace.

 

Available in two sizes:
6.12"X5.85" and 5.10"X4.88"


Patchwork corners, a bright pincushion, and scissors accompany the phrase, "God Bless This Home."

 

Available in two sizes:
5.89"X7.61" and 4.86"X6.28"


A sweet primitive style is found in this design. Patchwork, buttons, scissors, and threads are all represented, along with the words "Time to Sew."

 

Available in two sizes:
5.85"X6.81" and 4.85"X5.64"


Bright and colorful bolts of fabric are paired with the words, "Creative Genius At Work." Delightful as a wall hanging in your sewing room, or on your studio door!

 

Available in two sizes:
7.63"X5.81" and 6.38"X4.81"


Stitch it for the sewing room or the kitchen - it'll bring giggles in either location. Embroider it onto decorative kitchen towels, or a framed piece!

 

Available in two sizes:
9.12"X4.78" and 6.83"X3.50"


A Say It with Stitches IV Design Pack


The "Say It with Stitches" designs have been the most popular designs over the years, and we love offering new ones that incorporate your ideas and phrases. Be sure to take a look at the designs that we've offered in the past: Say It with Stitches I, II, and III are now joined by IV!

Click below to see the designs in the pack and their sizes, and add the pack to your basket!

9 designs - only $14.97!   9 designs - only $14.97!
 

Designs smaller than 6 x 10
 
Designs smaller than 5 x 7


Crafty Feather Quilting
 


When working on quilted items, such as wall hangings, table linens, handbags, and, well, quilts, a sewing-themed quilting motif is the perfect fit. The designs below are single-run quilting designs that can be used to quilt a top, batting, and back together. You can also use the designs as quick-stitching redwork additions to flat-nap linens.

For instructions as to how to quilt with these designs, click here!

 

Sewing Machine Quilting Square
Only $1.00!
 
 
Scissors Quilting Square
Only $1.00!
 
 
Available in four sizes:
7.80"X7.80" and 5.85"X5.85" and 4.85"X4.85" and 3.85"X3.85"
  Available in four sizes:
7.80"X7.80" and 5.85"X5.85" and 4.84"X4.85" and 3.85"X3.85"


Sewing Basket Quilting Square
Only $1.00!
 
 
Dress Form Quilting Square
Only $1.00!
 
 
Available in four sizes:
7.80"X7.80" and 5.85"X5.85" and 4.85"X4.85" and 3.85"X3.85"
  Available in four sizes:
7.80"X7.80" and 5.85"X5.85" and 4.85"X4.85" and 3.85"X3.85"


Thread Spools Quilting Square
Only $1.00!
 
 
Pin Cushion Quilting Square
Only $1.00!
 
 
Available in four sizes:
7.80"X7.80" and 5.85"X5.85" and 4.85"X4.85" and 3.85"X3.85"
  Available in four sizes:
7.80"X7.80" and 5.85"X5.85" and 4.85"X4.85" and 3.85"X3.85"


Knitting Needles and Yarn Quilting Square
Only $1.00!
 
 
Buttons Quilting Square
Only $1.00!
 
 
Available in four sizes:
7.80"X7.80" and 5.85"X5.85" and 4.84"X4.85" and 3.85"X3.85"
  Available in four sizes:
7.80"X7.80" and 5.85"X5.85" and 4.85"X4.85" and 3.85"X3.84"


Thread and Thimble Quilting Square
Only $1.00!
 
Available in four sizes:
7.80"X7.80" and 5.85"X5.85" and 4.85"X4.85" and 3.84"X3.85"


A Crafty Feather Quilting Design Pack


Order the quilting designs individually, or buy them in a value pack! Download them and use them in your quilted stitching projects. Take note of the sizes, and be sure to order the size that your machine can read and stitch.

Click below to see the designs in the pack and their sizes, and add the pack to your basket!


9
designs - only 5.97!
 

9
designs - only 5.97!
 

9
designs - only 5.97!
 

Designs smaller than 7.9 x 7.9

Designs smaller than 6 x 10

Designs smaller than 5 x 7


9
designs - only 5.97!
 

Designs smaller than 4 x 4



2011 promises to be a creative and crafty year, filled with ideas, inspiration, and innovation, too! Every Wednesday in 2011 you'll find a new "Crafty Collectible" design that celebrates a craft or aspect of our art and passion. Collect the new design each week to add a bit of "crafty" to your stitching projects!

The first design is below - a steaming cup of coffee, tea, or cocoa (whichever you prefer!) paired with cozy yarn and knitting needles.
 

Available in two sizes:
4.99"X4.85" and 3.86"X3.74"



Want to see more? Click here to see designs released in previous weeks!