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Hoppy Easter

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Hoppy Easter! Flowers, chicks, bunnies, and eggs galore are the order of this week's new designs. From beautifully realistic to vintage style and Redwork, there's something egg-stra special for everyone!

A basket of spring flowers blooms in stunning color, a topiary blossoms with Easter eggs, and a flowing script fills an egg outline in a festive design. Happy holidays of the past are brought to mind with sweet storybook-style Easter animals. Redwork designs are perfect for adding a fresh spring look in bright colors and light stitches.

Table settings get special attention this week, with a brilliant array of new border and corner designs perfect for table linens. New in-the-hoop silverware holders, and egg holders (or napkin rings!) will brighten the Easter dining table with cute bunnies, adorable chicks, lovely lilies, and more!

Hop down the page to see all these new designs!

Free project instructions for in-the-hoop egg or napkin holders@

Cute in-the-hoop egg holders are perfect for putting a fun spin on an Easter egg hunt, or for holding napkins at the Easter dinner table. Click here for project instructions!


 
Easter is always a sign that spring is on the way, and this fabulous bouquet in a basket is filled with spring's early bloomers in beautiful and vivid colors. A few Easter eggs peek out as well, making this a wonderful design for the holiday. A butterfly poses on the handle to make the nature scene complete. A great design for wall hangings, pillows, and framed embroidery!
 
Spring flowers and Easter eggs in basket design.
Available in two sizes:
7.80"X5.44" and 6.88"X4.79"

 

Easter eggs bloom on this elegant topiary. Maybe the bunny brought them? He's not telling. This design will be a delightful ornament on any Easter home decor project!
 
An Easter egg topiary with a bunny in a bow.
Available in four sizes:
6.95"X7.80" and 5.84"X6.59" and 4.84"X5.45" and 3.44"X3.86"

 

Flowing script fills an egg shape with a "Happy Easter" wish in a graceful design for pillows, banners, table linens, and more!
 
Happy Easter in script inside an egg shape machine embroidery design.
Available in three sizes:
5.87"X7.99" and 4.87"X6.60" and 2.83"X3.85"


Storybook Easter

A hand-sketched style and shaded colors give these adorable Easter designs a storybook look. Stitch onto pillow shams, wall hangings, sweatshirts, and more for a classic embellishment!

An artistic bunny dons his beret, grabs his paintbrush, and gets busy decorating eggs, while a precious chick contemplates the world from his newly opened shell.
     
A vintage style design with a bunny painting an Easter egg.   A chick peeks out of an egg shell.
Available in three sizes:
8.98"X5.86" and 6.85"X4.48" and 3.86"X2.51"
  Available in three sizes:
8.12"X5.86" and 6.71"X4.86" and 3.85"X2.68"


A sweet lamb watches a butterfly, and an old-fashioned Easter basket bursts with delicately colored eggs. Very sweet designs for any project!
     
A lamb sits in flowers, watching a butterfly.   A machine embroidered Easter basket full of eggs.
Available in three sizes:
8.62"X5.86" and 6.85"X4.67" and 3.84"X2.63"
  Available in three sizes:
5.83"X6.22" and 4.78"X5.11" and 3.59"X3.85"

Create a tea towel tote using machine embroidery designs in this free project.
Spring into Easter with an adorable Tea Towel Tote. Transform three linen tea towels into a handy tote -- perfect for trips around town, sewing classes, and more. These unique instructions will show you how to make a stylish spring tote bag using pre-existing towels. We'll also show you how to construct one with fabric as well.

Hop to it! Click here for these free instructions!



A busy bunny stops to smell the springtime blooms, and a duckling floats on a flower-filled pond. Sweeten towels, tote bags, table linens, and more with these cheerful designs!
     
A bunny smells the flowers.   A duckling floating on a flower filled pond machine embroidery design.
Available in three sizes:
7.54"X5.85" and 6.24"X4.86" and 3.85"X3.02"
  Available in three sizes:
9.33"X4.96" and 6.81"X3.62" and 3.84"X2.03"


Storybook Easter Design Packs 


Stitch sweet storybook-style bunnies, a lamb, a duckling and more onto your Easter projects for a classic look! Nostalgic designs are reminiscent of a simpler time, and will bring a smile to everyone.
 

Vintage Easter Design Pack

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"



Easter Eggs-ellence (Redwork)

The term "Redwork" originally referred to designs stitched in red thread, but now more often means a style of stitching, rather than a color. Open and airy "Redwork" can be done in any color. Decorate for Easter with quick-stitching Redwork designs in a spring color of your choice!

An Easter basket and decorated Easter egg sit inside circles of flowers and leaves, with a bird and a butterfly adding a sweet touch. Perfect for lightweight towels, table linens, holiday banners, shirts, and more!
   
Redwork Easter basket with eggs.   A decorated Easter egg in Redwork.
Available in four sizes:
6.97"X7.81" and 5.85"X6.55" and 4.85"X5.43" and 3.44"X3.86"
  Available in four sizes:
7.01"X7.80" and 5.85"X6.50" and 4.80"X5.34" and 3.46"X3.85"


One-color Redwork designs are just right for fast but beautiful Easter and spring decorations. Stitch onto any lightweight fabric for a lovely and elegant embellishment!
     
A bunny inside a circle of flowers in Redwork.   A Redwork butterfly and flowers machine embroidery design.
Available in four sizes:
6.92"X7.80" and 5.85"X6.59" and 4.85"X5.46" and 3.42"X3.85"
  Available in four sizes:
6.93"X7.80" and 5.85"X6.58" and 4.85"X5.46" and 3.42"X3.84"

Embroider on flour sack and tea towels with this free tutorial.
Add some Easter flair to your decor by stitching some festive kitchen towels. Flour sack towels and tea towels make a delightfully simple way to give the perfect embroidery designs to friends and family at Easter time.

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.


It's easy to believe spring is just around the corner when flowers like these begin popping up! Let them bloom on table linens, bed linens, towels, and more for a lovely look.
 
Redwork flower border machine embroidery design.
Available in three sizes:
9.40"X2.78" and 5.99"X2.02" and 3.86"X1.14"


Stitch a graceful Redwork corner to pillow shams, wall hangings, quilts, and more!
 
A Redwork floral corner.
Available in two sizes:
4.86"X4.86" and 3.86"X3.86"


Easter Eggs-ellence (Redwork) Design Packs 


Fast-stitching and light Redwork designs make a beautiful addition to spring and Easter projects! Add a lovely decoration to table linens, tea towels, T-shirts, and more to celebrate the season!

Order the designs individually by clicking the links above, or get the pack with all the designs!
 

Easter Eggs-cellence Design Pack

The extra-large and medium packs contain 8 designs, priced at only $12.97! The large pack contains 9 designs, priced at only $14.97! The small pack contains 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 4 sizes:

**XL - Designs smaller than 7.9"x7.9"

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


Easter Parade

Get ready for the Easter holiday with fresh and flowery borders and corners! Spruce up table linens, towels, pillows, garments, and more with classical symbols and endearing Easter animals. The border designs also coordinate with the silverware and napkin holders below for  very special Easter table settings.

Lilies are closely associated with Easter, and these blooming beauties carry on the tradition with elegant style. Perfect for adding a lovely look to table linens and towels!
 
A border design of white lilies.
Available in three sizes:
9.34"X2.85" and 6.00"X1.99" and 3.87"X1.24"


One lily bursts into bloom while another bud is waiting to blossom. A gorgeous, realistic floral design perfect for any spring or Easter project.
 
A white lily corner machine embroidery design.
Available in two sizes:
4.82"X5.05" and 3.69"X3.87"


Nothing says spring like newborn chicks and early blooming daffodils! Stitch a beautiful spring border to brighten home decor and apparel.
 
A spring daffodil and chick border design.
Available in three sizes:
9.37"X2.70" and 5.98"X2.00" and 3.86"X1.11"


A chick peeps from the flowers in a cheerful corner design. A beautiful addition to pillows and wall hangings!
 
A daffodil and chick border.
Available in two sizes:
4.82"X5.78" and 3.21"X3.86"


Quilts, wall hangings, and pillows are all natural nesting spots for this trio of beautifully decorated eggs. These are so pretty they could be a seasonal decoration as well as a holiday adornment!
 
A decorated Easter egg border design.
Available in three sizes:
9.35"X2.60" and 5.97"X1.79" and 3.84"X1.08"


Stitch this graceful corner to your next project! Fresh colors and pretty flowers won't fade, but will add charm to your home for years to come.
 
An Easter egg and floral corner.
Available in two sizes:
4.84"X5.15" and 3.64"X3.87"


This is one rabbit you wouldn't mind seeing in your garden! Stitch onto a garden flag or address banner for a warm and welcoming greeting to guests.
 
A white bunny rabbit and flowers border design.
Available in three sizes:
9.37"X2.64" and 5.98"X1.77" and 3.86"X1.13"


Delicate leaves and flowers frame a sweet white rabbit in a pretty design for pillows, wall hangings, tote bags, and more!
 
A white bunny rabbit and flowers corner design.
Available in two sizes:
4.84"X4.82" and 3.84"X3.82"


Easter Parade Design Packs 


Coordinate these gorgeous border and corner designs with the in-the-hoop silverware and egg holder designs for bright and fun Easter table settings! These pretty designs are also perfect for bringing springtime cheer to towels, pillows, tote bags, and more.

Order the designs individually by clicking the links above, or get the pack with all the designs!
 

Easter Parade Design Pack

The large and medium packs contain 16 designs, priced at only $24.97! The small pack contains 8 designs, priced at only $12.97!

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"



Easter Silverware Holders (In-the-Hoop)

Easter dinner is often a special meal with families gathering together to celebrate the holiday. Make your table even more festive with in-the-hoop silverware holders in bright spring colors! Match them with the border designs above, and the napkin holders below, for a delightful Easter table setting.

An Easter lily and a chick with daffodils are just the thing to brighten your table on Easter Sunday and beyond!

Click here for free project instructions for making in-the-hoop silverware holders.
     
An in-the-hoop lily silverware holder.   An in-the-hoop chick utensil holder.
Available in one size:
4.46"X6.84"
  Available in one size:
4.33"X6.87"


Kids of all ages will fall in love with an elegant egg silverware holder, and a bunny with an egg decorating his tummy.
     
An in-the-hoop Easter egg silverware holder.   An in-the-hoop rabbit and Easter egg utensil holder.
Available in one size:
4.53"X6.85"
  Available in one size:
4.47"X6.87"


Easter Silverware Holders (In-the-Hoop)


In-the-hoop silverware holders add a special touch to holiday tables. Stitch all four for a variety sure to please all your family and guests!
 

Easter Silverware Holders (In-the-Hoop) Design Pack

Order the designs individually by clicking the links above,
or get the pack with all 4 designs, priced at only $6.97!

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


The alphabet is available in 1 size:

**Designs smaller than 4"x4"


Create napkin rings with applique machine embroidery designs in this free project.
The borders and corners, silverware holders, and egg holders that can double as napkin rings -- all the designs coordinate and are perfect for making your Easter table special. Stitch a set to make your holiday table shine!

For instructions on how to make in-the-hoop egg holders, click here! Looking to make the in-the-hoop silverware holders, click here! For tips on embroidering on borders and corners of placemats and napkins, click here!


Easter Egg Holders (In-the-Hoop)

Cute in-the-hoop egg holders are perfect for holding eggs, both of the plastic and eggshell variety! They can also be used as napkin rings. However you choose to display them, they will add a very sweet element to your Easter decorations. Coordinate with the border designs above and the silverware holders for a lovely holiday table!

The finished sizes of the egg holders are the same for both sizes listed below. The 4x4 size is split into two pieces for folks with smaller hoops. Kenny demonstrates how to assemble both versions in this week's project tutorial. Click here for his free project instructions.

A pretty lily and an adorable chick are perfect for adding Easter cheer to your table, either as egg holders or napkin rings!
   
An in-the-hoop lily egg or napkin holder for Easter.   An in-the-hoop chick egg or napkin holder for Easter.
Available in two sizes:
5"X7" and 4"X4"
  Available in two sizes:
5"X7" and 4"X4"


An Easter egg and a sweet bunny will brighten any table setting as napkin rings or egg holders. The egg holders would also look great on mantles and end tables!
     
Easter egg or napkin holder machine embroidery design.   Easter egg or napkin holder machine embroidery design.
Available in two sizes:
5"X7" and 4"X4"
  Available in two sizes:
5"X7" and 4"X4"


Easter Egg Holders (In-the-Hoop)


Make your Easter egg-stra special with in-the-hoop egg holders! Use them to hold colored eggs or bright napkins. Either way, they'll add a special touch to table settings and home decor.
 

Easter Egg Holders (In-the-Hoop) Design Pack

Order the designs individually by clicking the links above,
or get the pack with all 4 designs, priced at only $6.97!

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" (contains split files)


 

 

Hop on over to the Stitchers Showcase to find lots of new ways to stitch and celebrate the spirit of Easter. Welcome springtime with new pillows, wall hangings, T-shirts, totes, and more. There's nothing like seeing what other people stitch to create a spark of inspiration!

Six photos are shown below -- click on them to get a closer look at the projects and read more about how stitchers put them together. And, there are dozens more right here.

Get inspired, and send in photos of your work (email us: stitch@emblibrary.com). We'll admire your creativity and show off your projects to inspire others, too!

Easter Surprise Tweet
 
Easter Basket Full of Chocolate Somebunny Special Table Runner
 
Eggs Abound Wall Hanging Easter is Coming
Easter Treats

 
 


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