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Contemporary Kitchen
Contemporary Kitchen

NEW THIS WEEK - February 8, 2017

Craft a fresh look for your kitchen with this week's new designs! A marvelous menu of contemporary embroidery will bring flavor and flair to aprons, towels, potholders, and more kitchen decor.

Geometric veggies and fruit, tasty sayings and samplers, sleek contemporary collages, light and bright classics, and more are just waiting to season your dinnertime creations. They'll inspire tasteful gifts for family and friends, too.

Discover all these crafty new designs below!

Have your cake and stitch it too!


Celebrate the fanciest of occasions with this flower-covered cake! Poppies, sunflowers, morning glories, and more beautiful blooms bring a rainbow of color to this delicious design. Serve it up on wall hangings, aprons, and more.
 
Available in three sizes:
6.88" x 9.48" and 5.65" x 7.78" and 4.85" x 6.68"



Tasty Sayings and Samplers

Whip up some delicious creations with tasty sayings and samplers! Much like a home-cooked meal, these new designs will bring smiles whenever they're on the menu. Stitch them on aprons, shirts, towels, potholders, and more treats for yourself as well as family and friends!
     
 
Available in four sizes:
7.57" x 6.85" and 6.47" x 5.85"
5.36" x 4.85" and 3.87" x 3.49"
  Available in four sizes:
7.38" x 6.86" and 6.30" x 5.86"
5.22" x 4.85" and 3.87" x 3.60"

 
Available in three sizes:
6.86" x 9.18" and 5.83" x 7.81" and 4.86" x 6.51"

     
 
Available in four sizes:
6.85" x 8.46" and 5.85" x 7.23"
4.85" x 5.99" and 3.13" x 3.86"
  Available in four sizes:
7.82" x 6.72" and 6.82" x 5.86"
5.66" x 4.86" and 3.88" x 3.33"

 
Every kitchen towel is better when garnished with some stylish embroidery! They're quick and simple to stitch, and make a perfect gift to suit any personality.

Check out the Embroidering on Tea Towels tutorial to learn how to make your towels look their best!


Make a stylish statement with this sizzlin' design! Kitchen tools and utensils are arranged in a one-color collage, quick and simple to stitch on aprons, towels and more. Bold yet open, this unique design will look amazing on a wide range of fabrics.
 
Available in three sizes:
6.68" x 7.81" and 5.86" x 6.85" and 4.86" x 5.69"



Kitchen in Bloom (Vintage)

Kitchen classics spring to life in these colorful new designs! Pitchers, milk cans, teapots and more are overflowing with mixed bouquets in bright yet light-stitching designs perfect for tea towels and flowersack towels. Textured, vintage-style stitches give these designs unique flair!
     
 
Available in five sizes:
6.85" x 8.60" and 6.23" x 7.82"
5.50" x 6.91" and 4.85" x 6.10"
3.09" x 3.89"
  Available in five sizes:
6.86" x 8.19" and 6.06" x 7.23"
5.56" x 6.64" and 4.86" x 5.80"
3.24" x 3.86"

     
 
Available in five sizes:
6.85" x 8.57" and 6.24" x 7.80"
5.85" x 7.32" and 4.85" x 6.07"
3.08" x 3.85"
  Available in five sizes:
6.86" x 9.27" and 5.78" x 7.81"
5.41" x 7.31" and 4.86" x 6.57"
2.86" x 3.86"

     
 
Available in five sizes:
6.88" x 8.30" and 6.32" x 7.62"
5.53" x 6.67" and 4.89" x 5.89"
3.88" x 4.68"
  Available in five sizes:
6.86" x 8.22" and 6.52" x 7.81"
5.86" x 7.02" and 4.86" x 5.83"
3.23" x 3.88"

 
Available in five sizes:
6.86" x 8.95" and 5.86" x 7.64" and 5.36" x 7.00" and 4.75" x 6.20" and 2.95" x 3.85"


Kitchen in Bloom (Vintage) Design Pack

Kitchen in Bloom Design Pack


Pick all seven beautiful bouquets, and stitch a towel for each day of the week! Get them all now in a design pack -- regularly priced for $10.97, on sale for only $9.73!

Click on a link below to see the designs in the pack, and add them 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 7.9"
  Lg - Designs smaller than 6" x 10"
 Md - Designs smaller than 5" x 7"
 
Sm - Designs smaller than 4" x 4"




Tasty Kitchen Trios

Dish up a big helping of style with tasty trios of fruits and veggies, rendered in fresh geometric shapes and bright, juicy colors. Enjoy each element individually, or stitch all three together! Let these designs bring unique and contemporary flavor to aprons, dishtowels, and more.
 
Available in four sizes:
11.75" x 6.59" and 9.40" x 5.27" and 7.80" x 4.37" and 6.86" x 3.85"

         
   
Available in two sizes:
3.01" x 6.38" and 1.76" x 3.71"
  Available in two sizes:
3.57" x 6.54" and 2.09" x 3.82"
  Available in two sizes:
3.04" x 6.38" and 1.78" x 3.72"

 
Available in four sizes:
11.75" x 4.97" and 9.41" x 3.98" and 7.82" x 3.31" and 6.87" x 2.91"

         
   
Available in two sizes:
3.60" x 4.98" and 2.40" x 3.29"
  Available in two sizes:
3.59" x 4.92" and 2.39" x 3.27"
  Available in two sizes:
3.58" x 4.84" and 2.38" x 3.21"

 
Make cooking and baking a little sweeter with an embroidered apron! These kitchen classics are both practical and stylish, a perfect way to express a bit of personality in the kitchen.

Check out this week's new Embroidering on Aprons video (and coordinating tutorial!) for tips and tricks to make your project stitch up deliciously!

 
Available in four sizes:
11.76" x 4.98" and 9.40" x 3.98" and 7.80" x 3.30" and 6.86" x 2.90"

 
         
   
Available in two sizes:
3.55" x 4.96" and 2.35" x 3.29"
  Available in two sizes:
3.53" x 4.89" and 2.34" x 3.24"
  Available in two sizes:
3.55" x 4.95" and 2.35" x 3.28"

 
Available in four sizes:
11.73" x 3.61" and 9.39" x 2.89" and 7.81" x 2.41" and 6.86" x 2.12"

         
   
Available in two sizes:
3.42" x 3.06" and 2.28" x 2.04"
  Available in two sizes:
3.81" x 3.61" and 2.54" x 2.41"
  Available in two sizes:
3.42" x 3.06" and 2.28" x 2.04"

 
Available in four sizes:
11.72" x 4.56" and 9.38" x 3.65" and 7.79" x 3.03" and 6.86" x 2.67"

         
   
Available in two sizes:
3.23" x 4.51" and 2.15" x 3.00"
  Available in two sizes:
3.30" x 4.55" and 2.20" x 3.03"
  Available in two sizes:
3.23" x 4.51" and 2.15" x 3.00"

 
Available in four sizes:
11.75" x 5.18" and 9.40" x 4.14" and 7.80" x 3.44" and 6.85" x 3.02"

         
   
Available in two sizes:
3.55" x 4.97" and 2.36" x 3.30"
  Available in two sizes:
3.40" x 5.06" and 2.26" x 3.37"
  Available in two sizes:
3.54" x 5.05" and 2.35" x 3.36"

 
Available in four sizes:
11.76" x 5.22" and 9.41" x 4.18" and 7.81" x 3.46" and 6.87" x 3.05"

         
   
Available in two sizes:
3.42" x 4.58" and 2.28" x 3.04"
  Available in two sizes:
3.41" x 5.22" and 2.27" x 3.46"
  Available in two sizes:
3.43" x 4.63" and 2.28" x 3.07"

 
Available in four sizes:
11.76" x 4.63" and 9.41" x 3.71" and 7.81" x 3.08" and 6.86" x 2.71"

         
   
Available in two sizes:
3.55" x 4.48" and 2.36" x 2.98"
  Available in two sizes:
3.54" x 4.59" and 2.35" x 3.05"
  Available in two sizes:
3.56" x 4.47" and 2.37" x 2.97"

 
Available in four sizes:
11.73" x 4.95" and 9.39" x 3.96" and 7.83" x 3.30" and 6.89" x 2.91"

         
   
Available in two sizes:
3.71" x 4.51" and 2.48" x 3.00"
  Available in two sizes:
3.78" x 4.85" and 2.52" x 3.23"
  Available in two sizes:
3.32" x 4.63" and 2.22" x 3.09"



Juicy Produce Collages

Blueprint-like lines form the backdrop of this fresh fruit collage -- yummy on aprons, potholders, and more kitchen creations. Each fruit is available a la carte, too!
 
Available in three sizes:
6.82" x 7.80" and 5.85" x 6.70" and 4.88" x 5.59"

         
   
Available in two sizes:
2.79" x 2.89" and 2.00" x 2.07"
  Available in two sizes:
2.80" x 3.12" and 2.01" x 2.24"
  Available in two sizes:
3.40" x 3.30" and 2.44" x 2.37"

     
     
Available in two sizes:
2.17" x 2.62" and 1.56" x 1.88"
  Available in two sizes:
2.26" x 3.15" and 1.62" x 2.26"


Colorful veggies are the perfect complement to the fruit collage above. Tomatoes, carrots, onions, corn, and eggplant create a rainbow of flavor on all your kitchen and dining decor!
 
Available in three sizes:
6.67" x 7.80" and 5.85" x 6.84" and 4.85" x 5.67"

         
       
 Available in two sizes:
2.49" x 3.35" and 1.83" x 2.44"
   Available in two sizes:
1.90" x 3.01" and 1.38" x 2.19"
  Available in two sizes:
2.77" x 4.08" and 2.01" x 2.96"

     
   
Available in two sizes:
2.63" x 2.41" and 1.91" x 1.75"
 
  Available in two sizes:
3.47" x 3.22" and 2.52" x 2.34"
 


Country Kitchen Stuffies (In-the-Hoop)

Add a charming look to your home with these country kitchen stuffies! Stitch up the hen and rooster in-the-hoop, then stuff and add button feet to complete the adorable project. A cute couple to brighten every day!

Follow this step-by-step tutorial to see how to assemble your sweet kitchen stuffies.

     
 
Available in two sizes:
4.74" x 4.52" and 3.83" x 3.66"
  Available in two sizes:
4.69" x 4.41" and 3.80" x 3.58"



New! Pockets (In-the-Hoop)
 
Put the perfect finishing touch on aprons and tote bags with this sweet trio of in-the-hoop pocket designs! Assemble each pocket in the hoop, then hoop up your fabric or item and let a final satin stitch attach the pocket to the background.

A new tutorial will show you how to stitch these unique pocket designs!

     
   
Available in three sizes:
6.86" x 4.39" and 3.87" x 2.49"
  Available in three sizes:
6.82" x 4.83" and 3.86" x 2.74"

 
Available in three sizes:
4.86" x 4.78" and 3.85" x 3.80"



Request of the Week - American Shorthair Cat

Linda requested some feline designs to befriend the dog sketches and silhouettes, and we're purr-fectly happy to oblige! The many faces of our loyal feline companions are reflected in a sketch and silhouette of the American shorthair cat. Paws-itively stunning!
     
 
Available in four sizes:
7.68" x 7.80" and 6.90" x 7.00"
5.85" x 5.94" and 4.85" x 4.92"
  Available in three sizes:
5.86" x 6.89" and 4.85" x 5.71" and 3.27" x 3.87"


The Request of the Week program is one where you can suggest a design for us to draw and digitize. It's
a popular program, and designs are scheduled through 2017. But we still want to read your ideas! Send them to stitch@emblibrary.com for consideration.

To see other designs that have been created by requests, click here.
 



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