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Magnificent Majolica
Magnificent Majolica

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NEW THIS WEEK - January 22nd, 2014


New designs feature the bright colors and geometric patterns of majolica, an Italian tin-glazed pottery popular since the Renaissance.

A classic majolica color palette and pleasing patterns enliven fruit and floral squares. Beautiful birds, delicate teacups, bold medallions, and in-the-hoop silverware holders are also brilliant in the majolica style. With coordinating borders and corners, it's a snap to create gorgeous decor for any room!

Bring Italian flair and style to your embroidery projects with magnificent majolica!



 

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Majolica Fruit & Florals

Majolica fruit and floral squares bring to mind classic kitchen pottery tiles. Fresh fruit and blossoms decorate designs just right for sprucing up kitchen and dining room decor. Stitch onto table runners, placemats, towels, potholders, aprons, wall hangings, and much more!
 
 
Available in five sizes:
7.76" x 7.78" and 6.88" x 6.90" and 5.85" x 5.87" and 4.85" x 4.86" and 3.84" x 3.85"
  Available in five sizes:
7.79" x 7.77" and 6.91" x 6.89" and 5.88" x 5.86" and 4.88" x 4.86" and 3.86" x 3.85"


Add a healthy splash of color to kitchen projects with a crisp apple and juicy orange. Majolica floral elements in the corners pick up the fruit colors for a pleasant, unified color scheme.
 
 
Available in five sizes:
7.76" x 7.78" and 6.88" x 6.90" and 5.87" x 5.89" and 4.85" x 4.87" and 3.84" x 3.85"
  Available in five sizes:
7.77" x 7.80" and 6.90" x 6.93" and 5.86" x 5.88" and 4.87" x 4.89" and 3.85" x 3.87"


Lemons and strawberries make fresh additions to placemats, linen napkins, and table toppers!
 
 
Available in five sizes:
7.73" x 7.78" and 6.88" x 6.93" and 5.85" x 5.90" and 4.85" x 4.89" and 3.82" x 3.85"
  Available in five sizes:
7.81" x 7.81" and 6.91" x 6.91" and 5.86" x 5.86" and 4.86" x 4.86" and 3.86" x 3.86"


Majolica Fruit & Florals Design Packs

Inspired by traditional Italian pottery, these colorful majolica designs are perfect for all kinds of kitchen and dining decor! Stitch bright fruit and floral squares onto pillow shams, towels, linens, wall hangings, and more.
 

Majolica Fruit & Florals Design Packs

Order the designs individually by clicking the links above, or get the pack with all 6 designs, priced at only $9.97 each! Five sizes are available to suit any project.

Click on a link below to see the designs in the pack, and add the pack to your basket.


The pack is available in 5 sizes:

**XXL - Designs smaller than 7.9" x 7.9"
**XL - Designs smaller than 7" x 11.8"
**Lg - Designs smaller than 6" x 10"
**Md - Designs smaller than 5" x 7"
**Sm - Designs smaller than 4" x 4"



Majolica Birds

Majolica birds come to life with Italian flair! Classic colors from this style -- cobalt blue, antimony yellow, copper green, and iron-oxide orange -- give unique and vibrant style to these designs. Let them land on pillow covers, quilts, table linens, shirts, tote bags, and more.
 
 
Available in four sizes:
6.90" x 9.42" and 5.72" x 7.80" and 4.86" x 6.64" and 2.83" x 3.85"
  Available in four sizes:
6.90" x 7.56" and 5.88" x 6.45" and 4.86" x 5.33" and 3.52" x 3.86"


Swooping patterns and swirling lines give majolica-style birds a sense of graceful movement. Very pretty on aprons and towels, as well as table toppers and dresser scarves.
 
   
Available in four sizes:
6.90" x 7.64" and 5.86" x 6.49" and 4.86" x 5.38" and 3.49" x 3.85"
  Available in four sizes:
7.81" x 6.88" and 6.67" x 5.88" and 5.51" x 4.86" and 3.86" x 3.40"


Majolica Tea Party

It's time for a tea party! Majolica designs decorate a teapot, teacups, and coordinating border and corner designs for tempting and tasteful home decor. The teapot below is distinctive with its traditional shape and exquisite majolica colors and patterns.
 
Available in four sizes:
8.49" x 6.88" and 7.79" x 6.31" and 7.22" x 5.84" and 6.03" x 4.88"


Stitch tea for three with a delightful teacup stack! Then coordinate with individual cups for tasteful towel sets and table linens. Also very lovely on mug rugs and potholders.
 
 
Available in four sizes:
5.24" x 7.36" and 4.81" x 6.76" and 4.45" x 6.26" and 3.72" x 5.22"
  Available in four sizes:
4.99" x 2.76" and 4.58" x 2.53" and 4.24" x 2.36" and 3.54" x 1.96"


Teacups and saucers make elegant additions to towels, mini-quilts, and wall hangings.
 
 
Available in four sizes:
5.00" x 2.77" and 4.59" x 2.53" and 4.25" x 2.35" and 3.55" x 1.96"
  Available in four sizes:
4.99" x 2.78" and 4.58" x 2.54" and 4.24" x 2.36" and 3.54" x 1.97"


This elegant majolica border is eye-catching on placemats, table runners, and terrycloth towels. The medium size of this design has been formatted for the Endless Hoop; may also be used in standard hoops.

Available in five sizes:
11.74" x 3.93" and 9.39" x 3.14" and 7.82" x 2.62" and 6.00" x 2.13" and 3.90" x 1.38"


Coordinate the corner below with the teacup designs on table linens for warm and cheerful dining decor. Lovely on potholders and towels, too.
 
Available in three sizes:
5.83" x 5.82" and 4.86" x 4.85" and 3.89" x 3.88"


Majolica Tea Party Design Packs

Get the design pack and warm up seasonal decor with a cheerful Majolica Tea Party! The pretty patterned teapot and coordinating teacups, border, and corner are perfect for perking up table runners, placemats, linens, and more.
 

Majolica Tea Party Design Packs

Order the designs individually by clicking the links above, or get the pack! The XXL, XL, Lg, and Md sizes include 11 designs and are priced at only $19.97! The Sm size has 9 designs, and is priced at only $16.97! Five sizes are available to suit any project.

Click on a link below to see the designs in the pack, and add the pack to your basket.


The pack is available in 5 sizes:

**XXL - Designs smaller than 7" x 11.8"
**XL - Designs smaller than 7.9" x 10"
**Lg - Designs smaller than 7.9" x 7.9"
**Md - Designs smaller than 6" x 10"
**Sm - Designs smaller than 5" x 7"



Majolica Garden

Majolica Garden designs feature bold medallions with colorful coordinating borders and corners. Bright colors and traditional majolica elements make dashing embellishments for table linens, pillow covers, wall hangings, towels, tote bags, and more. Below, a flower bursts with exuberant blues and golds -- ideal for brightening the white and grey tones of winter!
 
Available in five sizes:
7.79" x 7.80" and 6.90" x 6.91" and 5.86" x 5.87" and 4.84" x 4.84" and 3.86" x 3.86"


Let gorgeous majolica flowers bloom on table linens, tote bags, and towels! The medium size of this design has been formatted for the Endless Hoop; may also be used in standard hoops.

Available in four sizes:
11.75" x 3.39" and 9.42" x 2.72" and 7.80" x 2.25" and 6.00" x 1.88"


Liven up worldly kitchen creations with a blooming flower corner.
 
Available in three sizes:
5.87" x 5.88" and 4.87" x 4.88" and 3.86" x 3.87"


Geometric and gorgeous, a butterfly medallion is stunning on pillow covers and wall hangings. Bring refreshing color to home decor with this butterfly beauty!
 
Available in five sizes:
7.79" x 7.80" and 6.90" x 6.91" and 5.86" x 5.87" and 4.86" x 4.87" and 3.86" x 3.87"


A butterfly border is festive on table linens and towels. This butterfly trio would also be lovely on a sweatshirt front. The medium size of this design has been formatted for the Endless Hoop; may also be used in standard hoops.
 
Available in four sizes:
11.75" x 3.49" and 9.41" x 2.80" and 7.80" x 2.32" and 6.00" x 1.98"


Corners are a fabulous way to spruce up pillow covers as well as table linens, towels, and tote bags. These butterflies are ready to land on winter projects for cheerful and lively home decor.
 
Available in three sizes:
5.89" x 5.85" and 4.89" x 4.85" and 3.86" x 3.83"


A starburst border gives this medallion a dynamic sense of energy. Stitch onto pillow shams to bring a splash of vibrant color to any room!
 
Available in five sizes:
7.80" x 7.80" and 6.90" x 6.90" and 5.86" x 5.86" and 4.84" x 4.84" and 3.86" x 3.87"


A border of majolica birds is perfect for dressing up tote bags, wall hangings, mini-quilts, and more. The medium size of this design has been formatted for the Endless Hoop; may also be used in standard hoops.
 
Available in four sizes:
11.75" x 3.72" and 9.42" x 2.98" and 7.80" x 2.47" and 5.98" x 2.09"


Three birds in a corner formation are gorgeous on pillow covers and table linens. Also a fresh embellishment for terrycloth towels, too!
 
Available in three sizes:
6.05" x 5.87" and 4.99" x 4.84" and 3.87" x 3.75"


Majolica Garden Design Packs

Plant a Majolica Garden! Coordinating medallions, borders, and corners are colorful additions to pillow covers, table linens, towels, wall hangings, quilts, and more.
 

Majolica Garden Design Packs

Order the designs individually by clicking the links above, or get the pack! The XXL, XL, Lg, and Md sizes include 18 designs and are priced at only $29.97! The Sm size has 12 designs, and is priced at only $19.97! Five sizes are available to suit any project.

Click on a link below to see the designs in the pack, and add the pack to your basket.


The pack is available in 5 sizes:

**XXL - Designs smaller than 7.9" x 10"
**XL - Designs smaller than 7.9" x 7.9"
**Lg - Designs smaller than 7" x 11.8"
**Md - Designs smaller than 6" x 10"
**Sm - Designs smaller than 5" x 7"



Majolica Silverware Holders (In-the-Hoop)

In-the-hoop majolica silverware holders coordinate with the Majolica Garden designs above, making it a breeze to create crafty and colorful place settings. See the project instructions to learn how easy it is to make silverware holders, right in the hoop! Below, a flower and a butterfly bring an early spring to dining decor.
 
 
Available in one size:
4.74" x 6.87"
  Available in one size:
4.51" x 6.82"


Create an energetic look with this dynamic and beautiful in-the-hoop silverware holder. Click here for step-by-step project instructions!
 
Available in one size:
4.51" x 6.82"


Special Request of the Week

Embroidery Library is always inspired by your design suggestions, and we thank you for sending us your terrific ideas. Check out this space for the Special Request of the Week, available for one week at a special introductory price of only $1 each! After a week, these designs go back to their regular prices.

This week's request comes from MaryAnn. She requested the Toy Fox Terrier in a sketch design. This big dog in a small package possesses intelligence, courage, and a take-charge attitude. Add a sketchbook-style medley and a fast, one-color silhouette to tote bags, shirts, pillow covers, wall hangings, and more for a noble look. Thank you, MaryAnn, for the excellent design suggestion!
 
 
Available in three sizes:
5.81" x 9.03" and 4.40" x 6.84" and 2.50" x 3.88"
  Available in four sizes:
6.87" x 7.80" and 6.09" x 6.91" and 5.84" x 6.63" and 4.84" x 5.49"


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