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Love Is In The Air

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Valentine's Day is on the way, and love is in the air! Celebrate your love of stitching with an exciting array of new designs. There's an incredible variety in this week's offering -- from a delicate Battenburg lace heart, to a pair of adorable monsters who have found true love.

Stitch cute gifts for your loved ones with creatures in love, sweet sayings, and quick stitching brushstroke-style hearts and lips. A Victorian-style Valentine's Day collage is just right for creating a beautiful pillow or wall hanging. New designs that combine freestanding lace and Mylar (foil tissue) will bring on the bling, and dazzle your friends and loved ones.

And, a new alphabet adds fantastic flourish to all of your monogramming projects, from towels to totes to aprons to garments. Light and graceful letters are just right for monogramming your creations with style.

Embroider your heart out with these new designs!



A freestanding Battenburg lace heart is a beautiful embellishment! It's gorgeous on its own, or stitch four together to make a lovely doily. Click here for project instructions!


Battenburg Freestanding Lace Heart

A light and delicate Battenburg freestanding lace heart is the perfect decoration for Valentine's Day. Open and airy lace with a curving heart design will be beautiful on a special holiday table, individually or stitched together as an elegant doily!

Are you new to stitching Battenburg lace, or want to see how we arranged them together to make a doily? Click here for project instructions!
 
Available in three sizes:
6.65"X5.83" and 5.54"X4.85" and 3.84"X3.35"

Valentine's Day Collage


Pretty roses and filigree frame a dove, a locket, and the keys to your heart in a pretty Valentine's Day collage. This design would also be perfect for wedding gifts!

 
Available in three sizes:
7.80"X7.10" and 6.47"X5.87" and 5.37"X4.86"


Elements from the medley design above appear individually. A pretty white dove delivers a love letter, and a Victorian key and lock are embellished with heart shapes.
     
Available in one size:
2.61"X3.86"
Available in one size:
3.05"X2.64"
Available in one size:
2.11"X2.05"

Free project instructions to create an embroidered pillow cozy.
Display your love for embroidery and accent your home with a colorful patchwork pillow! Mix and match your favorite fabrics and embroidery designs to create a one-of-a-kind look.

Click here for free patchwork pillow project instructions!

 
Sketched Roses

Delicate shading gives a hand-sketched look to these pretty roses. Stitch onto garden flags, wall hangings, pillows and more for a very fresh look!
 
Available in three sizes:
7.80"X7.24" and 6.29"X5.84" and 5.24"X4.87"

 
Heart Feature

Show your love with romantic words inside a heart silhouette. A beautiful one-color design that will be elegant on towels, pillow shams, and table linens.
 
Available in four sizes:
7.81"X7.76" and 5.86"X5.82" and 4.90"X4.86" and 3.86"X3.83"

Be My Valentine

Heartfelt phrases are perfect for Valentine's Day gifts, as well as year-round expressions of affection. Stitch onto table linens, T-shirts, tote bags, wall hangings, pillows, and more to let those you love know how you feel!

One lump or two? Stitch a warm sentiment onto a teapot cozy, sweatshirt, kitchen towel, or anything that could use a little love!
 
Available in three sizes:
7.13"X5.86" and 5.90"X4.85" and 3.87"X3.65"


The word "owl" is filled with tiny hearts in a design filled with charm. Perfect for stitching onto tote bags and T-shirts!
 
Available in three sizes:
9.34"X4.39" and 6.86"X3.19" and 2.55"X3.85"

Free project instructions to create an embroidered pillow cozy.
Cozy, comfy sweatshirts are a must-have for any wardrobe -- and personally picked embroidery adds a unique, stylish touch. Make your embroidered sweatshirts picture-perfect -- and avoid puckering and shifting -- with the right stabilizer choice, and a good hooping method.

Embroider one of these oh-so-sweet designs on a sweatshirt for yourself, a friend, or your special valentine.
Click here for free project instructions on embroidering sweatshirts!


Stitch this design for someone you love, and they'll think you're the cat's meow!
 
Available in three sizes:
8.97"X5.86" and 6.85"X4.46" and 3.86"X2.50"


Make your honey smile with a sweet design just right for towels, baby quilts, fleece, and more!
 
Available in three sizes:
9.39"X5.61" and 6.86"X4.10" and 3.86"X2.78"


Stitch some western flair for Valentine's Day with a lucky heart-filled horseshoe. Wonderful for sweatshirts and jacket backs.
 
Available in three sizes:
9.40"X3.25" and 6.86"X2.37" and 3.86"X1.33"


A very cute design on sweatshirts for girls of all ages. Change the pinks to blue, and boys will love it, too!
 
Available in three sizes:
7.48"X5.84" and 6.18"X4.85" and 3.86"X2.98"


Be My Valentine Design Packs 


There are so many ways to say "I love you," and the designs in this pack give you even more!  Stitch onto T-shirts, tote bags, towels, quilts, and wall hangings for fun expressions of affection.
 

Order the designs individually by clicking the links above,
or get the pack with all 6 designs, priced at only $9.97!

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


The pack is available in 3 sizes:

**Lg - Designs smaller than 6"x10"
**Md - Designs smaller than 5"x7"
**Sm - Designs smaller than 4"x4"


Love Is in the Air

Valentine's Day is coming, and love is in the air! Heart-shaped balloons float above birds, critters, and creatures. Kids of all ages will appreciate these fun designs.

Two lovebirds' hearts beat as one, and two kitties look blissfully happy together.
     
 
Available in two sizes:
6.83"X4.76" and 3.86"X2.67"
  Available in two sizes:
5.10"X4.84" and 3.86"X3.68"


These sweet robots have hearts too, and puppy love is the perfect thing for Valentine's Day.
     
 
Available in two sizes:
4.85"X5.22" and 3.59"X3.86"
  Available in two sizes:
4.86"X5.78" and 3.26"X3.86"

Free project instructions to create an embroidered pillow cozy.
Leave a love note for your sweetie in this heart-shaped pillow! Mix and match different types and colors of fabric and embroidery designs to make it just right for that special someone. Give as a gift and watch friends and family melt when they see this cute and clever pillow.

Click here for these free project instructions!


Adorable monsters find true love, and smiling elephants have big love for each other in fun designs for aprons, T-shirts, and gift bags!
     
 
Available in two sizes:
5.53"X4.86" and 3.86"X3.40"
  Available in two sizes:
5.71"X4.86" and 3.86"X3.31"


Love Is in the Air Design Packs 


Stitch a whimsical touch for your Valentine's Day with sweet creatures in love! Happy birds, cats, robots, dogs, monsters, and elephants can't help but bring a smile.
 

Order the designs individually by clicking the links above,
or get the pack with all 6 designs, priced at only $9.97!

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


The pack is available in 2 sizes:

**Lg - Designs smaller than 5"x7"
**Sm - Designs smaller than 4"x4"


Sweet Romance

Spread the love with fun and fast stitching Valentine's Day designs! Sew a rose for the one you love, and let two lovebirds land on towels, sweatshirts, and table linens for a very sweet touch.
     
 
Available in two sizes:
6.02"X4.83" and 3.87"X3.07"
  Available in two sizes:
6.86"X3.21" and 3.86"X1.81"

Free project instructions to create an embroidered pillow cozy.
Flour sack towels and tea towels are staples at craft fairs and have graced kitchens for centuries. They make a delightfully simple way to give the perfect embroidery designs to friends and family. Add some sweet romance to your kitchen with embroidered kitchen towels.

Read
Kenny's tips and tricks for stabilizing, needle choice, design choice, and more in his handy Fabrics 101 article for embroidering on tea towels and flour sack towels.


The word "love" and hugs and kisses are sweet ways to embellish gift bags, towels, and table linens.
     
 
Available in two sizes:
6.86"X3.15" and 3.89"X1.81"
  Available in two sizes:
6.80"X1.90" and 3.87"X1.08"


Classic symbols of romance will look heavenly on T-shirts and pillows!
     
 
Available in two sizes:
6.89"X4.61" and 3.88"X2.60"
  Available in two sizes:
6.76"X4.42" and 3.85"X2.55"


Sweet Romance Design Packs 


Stitch a little romance onto T-shirts, tote bags, towels, and more! Light and quick-stitching designs are perfect for adding a dash of love to your Valentine's projects.
 

Order the designs individually by clicking the links above,
or get the pack with all 6 designs, priced at only $9.97!

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


The pack is available in 2 sizes:

**Lg - Designs smaller than 5"x7"
**Sm - Designs smaller than 4"x4"


Valentine's Day Freestanding Lace with Mylar

Mylar shimmers and shines against pretty lace in sweet new freestanding lace with Mylar designs. A rose, a heart, a lovebird and more are ready to add a brilliant touch to your Valentine's Day!

Be sure to see the project instructions for embroidering freestanding lace designs with Mylar.
     
 
Available in two sizes:
5.34"X4.83" and 3.88"X3.51"
  Available in two sizes:
6.55"X4.81" and 3.87"X2.85"


Lips, hearts, and hugs and kisses look fancy in Mylar and lace, while a sleek and shiny lovebird carries a heart in his beak.
     
 
Available in two sizes:
4.84"X4.87" and 3.85"X3.87"
  Available in two sizes:
4.78"X5.49" and 3.37"X3.87"


Stitch a Valentine cupcake for your sweetheart! Mylar makes a cute design even more special.
 
Available in two sizes:
4.92"X4.78" and 3.86"X3.76"


Valentine's Day Lace (Mylar) Design Packs 


Dazzle your valentine with a jazzy lace and Mylar heart, cupcake, lovebird, and more! These brilliant decorations will make your Valentine's Day shine.
 

Order the designs individually by clicking the links above,
or get the pack with all 5 designs, priced at only $8.97!

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


The pack is available in 2 sizes:

**Lg - Designs smaller than 5"x7"
**Sm - Designs smaller than 4"x4"


Fancy Flourish Alphabet


Personalize your embroidery projects with a flourish! Curls and swirls make up a graceful and stylish alphabet, just right for monogramming totes, towels, linens, and more.

If you're new to monogramming or working with alphabets, we invite you to read the tutorial for monogramming. This tutorial shows you how to arrange letters for monograms in both classic and contemporary ways. Click here for the tutorial!

Letters are available for individual purchase for only $1 each, or buy the pack for only $19.97! For single letters, click on the A, B, or C below and scroll through the department, selecting the letters that you need.
 



Fancy Flourish Alphabet Packs
 

Want the whole kit and kaboodle -- letters, numbers, and punctuation? Each is only $19.97, and six sizes are available! Click on a link below to the size that you need.


The alphabet is available in 6 sizes:

**4 inch height
**3 inch height
**2 inch height
**1 1/2 inch height
**1 inch height
**3/4 inch height


 

You love the designs, but are looking for ideas and inspiration for using them? Click your way to the Stitchers Showcase!
See what other crafty folk like you have created with their Valentine-themed designs.

Six photos are shown below -- click on them to get a closer look and read more about the project. And, there are dozens more right here.

Enjoy being inspired -- and send in photos of your work, too (email us: stitch@emblibrary.com). We'll show 'em off and use them to inspire others, too!
 

Sweet Tweet Wall Hangings
 

Made with Love by Grandma for Grandma!
 

Heartwarming Quilt
 
 
A Perfect Pair Positively Pretty Trapunto
Feminine Frills Pillow
 
 


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