Embroidery Library
Kiss Me, I'm Irish

NEW THIS WEEK - March 10th, 2010

 

Kiss Me, I'm Irish

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On St. Patrick's Day, everybody's Irish! This week's new designs are created to bring a splash of color and enchantment into your life, wardrobe, and home -- not only on March 17 but all year 'round.

Swirling shamrocks are just the thing to create the most stylish Irish decor around! A versatile array of shapes make these designs perfect for everything from table linens to festive shirts. Celtic knotwork blooming with roses offers a different, elegant look that's at home on table runners, pillows and totes every day of the year.

You've been asking and asking for some leprechauns -- and what do you know, these cute little guys just danced into our office! A collection of basic and beautiful Celtic knotwork shapes will prove incredibly versatile for projects that need some classic Irish flair. And we've picked a merry medley of shamrocks (Plaid! Embossed! Lace! Applique!) that will bring a wee bit o' Irish cheer to gift bags, festive shirts, home decor, and more.

Even Sunbonnet Sue and Fisherman Fred are dancing a jig with excitement! Scroll down the page and enjoy these treasures.

Carry a favorite design around on a keychain as a good luck charm. Click here for free project instructions!

 

 

Swirling Shamrocks

Create lively and attention-getting St. Patrick's Day decor with pretty shamrocks and swirls! Picture this stack of shamrocks on a shirt or a bag, or featured on a festive wall hanging.
 
Available in two sizes:
5.52"X9.34" and 4.06"X6.88"


A trio of shamrocks surrounded by more shamrocks and swirls makes a lively accent for shirts, table linens, and more!
 
Available in two sizes:
9.33"X3.65" and 6.89"X2.69"


Dress up towels and lots more with this bold shamrock border.
 
Available in two sizes:
9.33"X3.07" and 6.00"X2.14"


A dainty, delightful shamrock border lends an enchanted look to your Irish stitching.
 
Available in three sizes:
9.33"X1.44" and 5.94"X1.20" and 3.86"X0.60"

A cute shamrock corner perfect for napkins, bags, and more! A single shamrock makes a pretty little accent for St. Paddy's Day.
 
Available in two sizes:
4.82"X4.91" and 3.78"X3.86"
  Available in one size:
2.89"X2.77"


A Swirling Shamrocks Value Pack

 

Bedeck your home in these dazzling swirling shamrocks! The large pack contains 9 designs, regularly priced at only $12.97! The small pack contains 8 designs, regularly priced at only $12.97! Click on an image or link below to see the designs included in the pack, and add the pack to your basket.

 

 
All designs smaller than 6 x 10   All designs smaller than 5 x 7

An embroidered hand towel is a "handy" way to brighten your home for any holiday or occasion. Learn tips and tricks for stitching terrific terrycloth towels from Kenny's video and written instructions! How to keep all those loops smoothed down? What about stabilizer? We'll show you our recipe for success.

Click here for these free video and written instructions!


 

 

Celtic Roses

The interweaving intrigue of Celtic knotwork has enchanted people for centuries. Little yellow roses bloom from the neatly tangled knotwork branches of these decorative designs. Pick a few shades of a different color and let the roses bloom any hue you like.! A beautiful choice for both weddings and everyday decor.
 
Available in two sizes:
5.86"X8.05" and 4.86"X6.66"


A Celtic knotwork cross blooms with joyful little roses.
 
Available in two sizes:
5.85"X6.60" and 4.87"X5.51"


Beautiful symmetry creates a distinctive look in this rectangle of Celtic knotwork and roses. Repeat it for a bold border, or stitch it just once for beautiful impact.
 
Available in two sizes:
9.41"X4.81" and 5.99"X3.28"


Narrow, graceful curves make this blooming Celtic knotwork border perfect for the edges of linens, curtains, and more.
 
Available in two sizes:
9.40"X2.41" and 5.96"X1.66"

Accent napkins, pillows, and more with pretty blooming knotwork! A trio of roses bloom in this tiny floral accent design.
 
Available in two sizes:
4.91"X4.85" and 3.89"X3.87"
  Available in one size:
1.77"X1.40"


A Celtic Roses Value Pack

 

Fill your life with blooming Celtic knotwork! The large pack contains 9 designs, regularly priced at only $12.97! The small pack contains 7 designs, regularly priced at only $10.97! Click on an image or link below to see the designs included in the pack, and add the pack to your basket.

 

 
All designs smaller than 6 x 10   All designs smaller than 5 x 7

Embroidering in corners got you cornered? Learn how to hoop and stitch pre-made napkins and placemats to get the embroidery tucked right in the corner and looking pretty. This makes a quick project that's so easy and satisfying!

Click here for these free instructions!


 

 

Lucky Leprechauns


You've been hunting for fun leprechaun embroidery ... and here it is, at the end of the rainbow! Six playful leprechauns will work their magic on St. Patrick's Day shirts, decorations, and more for kids and kids at heart!
 
Lovable Leprechaun Lucky Leprechaun
 
Available in two sizes:
4.81"X6.30" and 2.94"X3.86"
  Available in two sizes:
4.86"X5.69" and 3.31"X3.86"

Little Leprechaun Lively Leprechaun
 
Available in two sizes:
4.84"X6.74" and 2.77"X3.85"
  Available in two sizes:
4.51"X6.86" and 2.53"X3.85"

Laughing Leprechaun Leapin' Leprechaun
 
Available in two sizes:
3.63"X6.85" and 2.03"X3.85"
  Available in two sizes:
4.85"X6.44" and 2.91"X3.86"


A Lucky Leprechauns Value Pack

 

It's your lucky day -- these leprechaun designs are available together at a discount! The Lucky Leprechauns design packs contain 6 designs, regularly priced at only $9.97! Click on an image or link below to see the designs included in the pack, and add the pack to your basket.

 

 
All designs smaller than 5 x 7   All designs smaller than 4 x 4

Get in the spirit of St. Paddy's Day with a shirt just for the occasion! They're a festive way to celebrate the holiday for kids and grown-ups alike. Kenny's video and written instructions will show you strategies for embroidering on T-shirt knits to make your lucky shirts look their best!

Click here for these free video and written instructions!


 

 

Shapely Celtic Knotwork

Over the years, Embroidery Library has created a rich collection of Celtic knotwork designs - flowers, fairies, creatures, seasonal designs, the list of enchanting embroidery goes on and on. Now it's time to get back to beautiful basics! These intricate knotwork shapes let their interweaving patterns really shine. Each is stitched in only two colors, so they're easy to adapt to any palette, bright or subtle. Bring the wonder of Celtic knotwork to fashions and decor with these lovely designs!

Celtic Knotwork Square

Available in four sizes:
7.80"X7.80" and 5.85"X5.86" and 4.83"X4.83" and 3.82"X3.86"

Celtic Knotwork Circle
Available in four sizes:
7.80"X7.80" and 5.85"X5.85" and 4.82"X4.82" and 3.88"X3.84"

Celtic Knotwork Oval
Available in two sizes:
5.82"X8.53" and 4.67"X6.83"

Celtic Knotwork Heart
Available in four sizes:
7.80"X7.80" and 6.43"X5.83" and 5.32"X4.83" and 3.83"X3.49"

Celtic Knotwork Triangle
Available in four sizes:
7.79"X6.83" and 6.66"X5.84" and 5.51"X4.83" and 3.88"X3.40"

Celtic Knotwork Rectangle
Available in two sizes:
8.89"X5.83" and 5.99"X4.13"

Celtic Knotwork Border
Available in three sizes:
9.35"X2.77" and 6.00"X2.02" and 3.89"X1.17"

Celtic Knotwork Corner
Available in two sizes:
4.83"X4.84" and 3.87"X3.88"


A Shapely Celtic Knotwork Value Pack

 

Stitch an array of beautiful Celtic knotwork with these designs! The extra-extra large and large design packs contain 11 designs, regularly priced at only $14.97! The extra large and medium design packs contains 10 designs, regularly priced at only $14.97! The small design pack contains 7 designs, regularly priced at only $10.97! Click on an image or link below to see the designs included in the pack, and add the pack to your basket.

 

All designs smaller than 7.9 x 10 All designs smaller than 7.9 x 7.9 All designs smaller than 6 x 10

 
All designs smaller than 5 x 7   All designs smaller than 4 x 4

 

 

Shamrocks


Pick a merry medley of shamrocks to adorn St. Patrick's Day decorations, shirts, gift bags, and more! You'll find an array of colorful shamrock designs, including plaid, patchwork, lace, embossed, applique, and more! Whatever style you adore, you'll find it in our shamrock garden!
 
Plaid Shamrock 1 Plaid Shamrock 2
 
Available in two sizes:
4.86"X4.91" and 3.86"X3.86"
  Available in two sizes:
4.81"X4.86" and 3.79"X3.86"

Plaid Shamrock 3 Plaid Shamrock 4
 
Available in two sizes:
4.81"X4.86" and 3.79"X3.86"
  Available in two sizes:
4.81"X4.86" and 3.79"X3.86"

Watercolor Shamrock Patchwork Shamrock
 
Available in two sizes:
5.22"X4.86" and 3.87"X3.63"
  Available in two sizes:
4.87"X4.97" and 3.81"X3.88"

Fancy Embossed Shamrock Fancy Lace Shamrock
 
Available in three sizes:
6.06"X5.81" and 5.01"X4.81" and 3.86"X3.71"
  Available in two sizes:
4.87"X5.03" and 3.77"X3.89"

Crafty Cut Applique Shamrock Applique Shamrock
 
Available in two sizes:
4.64"X5.29" and 3.34"X3.81"
  Available in two sizes:
4.85"X5.19" and 3.60"X3.85"

 


St. Patrick's Day is almost here, and Sunbonnet Sue and Fisherman Fred are doing a little jig with excitement! Lovers of all things Irish will appreciate these Irish dancing designs adorned with Celtic knotwork - adorable on wall hangings, tote bags, quilts, and more! Sunbonnet Sue and her companions have been traditional quilting and embroidery favorites for more than 100 years.
 

Fisherman Fred

  Sunbonnet Sue

 

Available in three sizes:
5.83"X7.88" and 4.83"X6.52" and 2.86"X3.85"

 

Available in three sizes:
5.82"X7.79" and 4.79"X6.44" and 2.90"X3.85"



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