Embroidery Library
Spring Blackwork

 


Encore, encore! It's an embroidery encore weekend with beautiful new designs!

These new designs are rooted in a traditional blackwork style. Lively bits of color bring modern, contemporary flair. They're fashion-forward additions to shirts, jackets, tote bags, quilts, and more.

Scroll down the page to see the variety! These designs have open areas, so your fabric will show through. Add to smooth, solid fabrics for excellent results.
 

 


Bright and bold butterflies flutter onto shirts, totes, pillows, and tea towels. A trio is shown on the left, and a single on the right. Use the single as a colorful accent to the larger design, as demonstrated on the above pillow.
     
 
Available in six sizes:
7.45" x 10.99" and 6.99" x 10.32"
6.19" x 9.13" and 5.28" x 7.79"
4.65" x 6.85" and 2.63" x 3.87"
  Available in three sizes:
5.03" x 4.86" and 3.86" x 3.74" and 2.50" x 2.42"


Dragonflies bring a fashionable buzz to shirts, totes, and home decor. Let your creativity take flight with placement, projects, and color scheme ideas!
     
 
Available in five sizes:
7.64" x 11.00" and 6.94" x 9.99"
 6.20" x 8.93" and 5.42" x 7.80"
4.76" x 6.85"
  Available in two sizes:
4.86" x 6.30" and 2.98" x 3.86"


Stitch sweet bees and honeycomb onto grocery bags, placemats, table runners, and wall hangings. Geometric and intricate patterns in the wings and body bring the classic blackwork style to home decor.
     
 
Available in five sizes:
7.58" x 11.00" and 6.89" x 9.99"
 6.21" x 9.02" and 5.37" x 7.80"
4.73" x 6.86"
  Available in two sizes:
4.81" x 5.15" and 3.65" x 3.90"


Feathers land softly on shirts, pillows, and quilts. We embroidered these designs in muted earth tones. Brighten up the look by choosing jewel-tone thread or primary colors, too!
     
 
Available in five sizes:
6.91" x 11.00" and 6.20" x 9.87"
 4.90" x 7.80" and 4.30" x 6.84"
2.42" x 3.85"
  Available in three sizes:
3.48" x 6.86" and 1.96" x 3.86" and 1.27" x 2.50"


Crafty Blackwork
 

Crafty icons and elements form the background, and a word is featured in the foreground. These designs are excellent on tote bags for your sewing supplies, mini-quilts to decorate your creative space, and jacket backs, too! These designs have open space; the white sections are not filled in, so background fabric is visible.
     
 
Available in three sizes:
9.73" x 6.92" and 7.82" x 5.56" and 6.87" x 4.88"
  Available in three sizes:
9.42" x 6.90" and 7.80" x 5.72" and 6.68" x 4.90"


These crafty designs are filled with color and fascinating details. Scissors, thread spools, bobbins, and measuring tape, provide a vibrant background for the crafty word. Because the designs have open areas, the background fabric is visible. Choose smooth, solid fabrics (no busy prints) for excellent results.
     
 
Available in three sizes:
9.72" x 6.89" and 7.79" x 5.53" and 6.85" x 4.86"
  Available in three sizes:
9.94" x 6.91" and 7.81" x 5.43" and 6.89" x 4.79"


Make inspirational mini-quilts for your sewing room! Piece several together into a banner or wall hanging. They'll brighten up sewing rooms and art studios. Your creative muse will love them!
     
 
Available in three sizes:
9.93" x 6.90" and 7.80" x 5.42" and 6.87" x 4.77"
  Available in three sizes:
9.60" x 6.89" and 7.79" x 5.59" and 6.77" x 4.86"


Those that enjoy playing with yarn will adore these designs. "Knit" and "Crochet" emerge from a background of yarn, needles, and hooks. These designs are lively additions to tote bags for crafty supplies.
     
 
Available in four sizes:
10.12" x 6.90" and 8.59" x 5.86"
 7.81" x 5.33" and 6.88" x 4.69"
  Available in three sizes:
9.58" x 6.93" and 7.83" x 5.66" and 6.72" x 4.86"


Make do, and mend! Stitch this sentiment onto mini-quilts and wall hangings for your sewing space. Use it to embellish a bag with your mending projects. The white areas are open, not filled in. Add to smooth and neutral fabrics for excellent results.
 
Available in three sizes:
9.68" x 6.90" and 7.80" x 5.56" and 6.84" x 4.88"


Wild and Whimsy Blackwork Birds
 

Fancy birds, with dramatic plumage and whimsical bits of color. Shake your tail feathers with these designs! Add them to quilt blocks, pillow covers, table linens, and more.
     
 
Available in four sizes:
6.85" x 7.78" and 5.85" x 6.65"
4.85" x 5.51" and 3.39" x 3.85"
  Available in four sizes:
6.90" x 7.81" and 5.86" x 6.63"
4.86" x 5.50" and 3.40" x 3.86"


Stitch these flights of fancy into mini-quilts, wall hangings, and tote bags! We used bright spring colors to embroider these samples. Experiment with different color schemes to suit your home decor and personal preference.
     
 
Available in four sizes:
6.90" x 7.81" and 5.86" x 6.64"
4.86" x 5.51" and 3.40" x 3.85"
  Available in four sizes:
6.90" x 7.80" and 5.86" x 6.62"
4.86" x 5.50" and 3.41" x 3.85"


Geometric shapes and patterns in the wings add a contemporary and modern look. Bright colors balance magnificently with open areas and blackwork style.
     
 
Available in four sizes:
6.90" x 7.75" and 5.86" x 6.57"
4.86" x 5.45" and 3.43" x 3.85"
  Available in four sizes:
6.90" x 7.81" and 5.85" x 6.62"
4.84" x 5.49" and 3.40" x 3.85"


Wild and Whimsy Blackwork Birds Design Packs
 

Wild and Whimsy Blackwork Birds Design Packs

Add these wild and whimsical designs to quilt blocks, tote bags, pillow covers, and more! Order your favorites by using the links above, or get all six in a design pack!

The pack is priced at only $9.97!


Available in 4 sizes:

**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"



Birds of a Feather Blackwork
 

A pair of colorful parakeets (left) has pretty geometric detail in their bodies and wings. A cockatiel (right) is stunning in profile, with dramatic and colorful feathers on his head. Leaves and branches are light and open. Embroider these modern blackwork designs onto smooth, neutral fabric for excellent results.
     
 
Available in four sizes:
6.72" x 7.80" and 5.85" x 6.79"
4.85" x 5.64" and 3.33" x 3.87"
  Available in four sizes:
6.90" x 9.40" and 5.73" x 7.81"
4.83" x 6.58" and 2.83" x 3.86"


Bring fine, feathered fashion to pillows, quilts, and more, with a cockatiel (left) and toucan (right). These blackwork birds perch prettily on light and open branches. Geometric detail in their bodies and wings add a modern and contemporary look to your projects.
     
 
Available in four sizes:
6.90" x 9.47" and 5.69" x 7.81"
4.82" x 6.62" and 2.81" x 3.87"
  Available in four sizes:
6.51" x 7.81" and 5.86" x 7.03"
4.85" x 5.82" and 3.21" x 3.86"


A kingfisher (left) and macaw (right) are bright and vibrant with colorful details. These designs are light and open; they're excellent choices for tea towels, canvas totes, denim jackets, and quilter's cotton.
     
 
Available in four sizes:
6.72" x 7.83" and 5.85" x 6.81"
4.85" x 5.65" and 3.31" x 3.85"
  Available in four sizes:
6.90" x 9.08" and 5.85" x 7.70"
4.84" x 6.37" and 2.93" x 3.86"


Birds of a Feather Blackwork Design Packs
 

Birds of a Feather Blackwork Design Packs

Beautiful blackwork bird designs can be ordered singly by using the links above. Or, get the whole flock in a design pack!

The pack is priced at only $9.97!


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"


 

The above designs are new, and join our growing collection of blackwork designs. In addition to the above, we've put dozens of other blackwork designs on sale, too!

Flowers blooming with pops of color are just right for updating towels and table linens. Modern blackwork squares bring energetic elegance to your embroidery projects, and birds and animals are bold and wild in swirling blackwork. Scroll down the page to see the variety!
 

 
Flower Fantasy (Blackwork)   Flower Fantasy - Short Stem (Blackwork)
 
Available in four sizes:
6.90" x 11.66" and 5.57" x 9.40"
 4.62" x 7.80" and 4.06" x 6.85"
  Available in one size:
3.00" x 3.85"

 
Daisy Delight (Blackwork)   Daisy Delight - Short Stem (Blackwork)
 
Available in four sizes:
6.90" x 11.04" and 5.88" x 9.41"
 4.88" x 7.80" and 4.28" x 6.85"
  Available in one size:
3.09" x 3.86"

 
Starburst Blossom (Blackwork)   Starburst Blossom - Short Stem (Blackwork)
 
Available in four sizes:
6.90" x 10.93" and 5.86" x 9.29"
 4.93" x 7.80" and 4.34" x 6.87"
  Available in one size:
3.44" x 3.86"

 
Petal Symmetry (Blackwork)   Petal Symmetry - Short Stem (Blackwork)
 
Available in four sizes:
5.87" x 11.70" and 4.72" x 9.41"
 3.92" x 7.81" and 3.45" x 6.88"
  Available in one size:
2.46" x 3.86"

 
Floral Fashion (Blackwork)   Floral Fashion - Short Stem (Blackwork)
 
Available in four sizes:
6.90" x 11.74" and 5.54" x 9.41"
 4.59" x 7.80" and 4.05" x 6.88"
  Available in one size:
2.87" x 3.86"

 
Petal Pops (Blackwork)   Petal Pops - Short Stem (Blackwork)
 
Available in four sizes:
6.76" x 11.75" and 5.41" x 9.40"
 4.50" x 7.82" and 3.96" x 6.88"
  Available in one size:
3.23" x 3.87"

 
Sunray Flower (Blackwork)   Sunray Flower - Short Stem (Blackwork)
 
Available in four sizes:
6.90" x 11.16" and 5.81" x 9.41"
 4.82" x 7.80" and 4.24" x 6.85"
  Available in one size:
3.35" x 3.86"

 
Fleur de Flower (Blackwork)   Fleur de Flower - Short Stem (Blackwork)
 
Available in four sizes:
6.90" x 11.75" and 5.53" x 9.40"
 4.59" x 7.80" and 4.03" x 6.85"
  Available in one size:
3.86" x 3.71"

 
Floral Charm (Blackwork)   Floral Charm - Short Stem (Blackwork)
 
Available in four sizes:
6.81" x 11.75" and 5.45" x 9.41"
 4.53" x 7.80" and 3.97" x 6.85"
  Available in one size:
3.31" x 3.85"

 
Flower Dazzle (Blackwork)   Flower Dazzle - Short Stem (Blackwork)
 
Available in four sizes:
6.87" x 11.74" and 5.49" x 9.38"
 4.57" x 7.80" and 4.01" x 6.85"
  Available in one size:
3.23" x 3.85"

 
Flower Power (Blackwork)   Flower Power - Short Stem (Blackwork)
 
Available in four sizes:
6.91" x 11.52" and 5.63" x 9.39"
 4.68" x 7.79" and 4.12" x 6.86"
  Available in one size:
3.32" x 3.86"

Polka Dots and Petals (Blackwork)  
Polka Dots and Petals - Short Stem (Blackwork)
 
Available in four sizes:
6.18" x 11.70" and 4.97" x 9.41"
 4.12" x 7.81" and 3.62" x 6.87"
  Available in one size:
2.89" x 3.85"

 
Petal Patterns (Blackwork)   Petal Patterns - Short Stem (Blackwork)
 
Available in four sizes:
6.36" x 11.70" and 5.10" x 9.39"
 4.23" x 7.79" and 3.73" x 6.86"
  Available in one size:
3.56" x 3.86"

 
Hearts and Blossoms (Blackwork)   Hearts and Blossoms - Short Stem (Blackwork)
 
Available in four sizes:
6.90" x 10.93" and 5.86" x 9.28"
 4.92" x 7.80" and 4.34" x 6.87"
  Available in one size:
2.90" x 3.85"

 
Graceful Blossom (Blackwork)   Graceful Blossom - Short Stem (Blackwork)
 
Available in four sizes:
6.91" x 11.27" and 5.77" x 9.40"
 4.79" x 7.81" and 4.21" x 6.87"
  Available in one size:
3.85" x 3.56"

 
Petal Profusion (Blackwork)   Petal Profusion - Short Stem (Blackwork)
 
Available in four sizes:
6.43" x 11.75" and 5.15" x 9.40"
  4.27" x 7.80" and 3.75" x 6.85"
  Available in one size:
2.73" x 3.85"

 
Blossom Dance (Blackwork)   Blossom Dance - Short Stem (Blackwork)
 
Available in four sizes:
6.77" x 11.74" and 5.42" x 9.40"
 4.49" x 7.79" and 3.96" x 6.88"
  Available in one size:
3.22" x 3.88"

 
Floral Radiance (Blackwork)   Floral Radiance - Short Stem (Blackwork)
 
Available in four sizes:
6.58" x 11.70" and 5.29" x 9.41"
 4.39" x 7.81" and 3.86" x 6.86"
  Available in one size:
3.44" x 3.86"

Bubble Gum Blossoms (Blackwork)  
Bubble Gum Blossoms - Short Stem (Blackwork)
 
Available in four sizes:
6.59" x 11.75" and 5.27" x 9.41"
 4.37" x 7.80" and 3.84" x 6.86"
  Available in one size:
2.82" x 3.85"

 
Perfect Petals (Blackwork)   Perfect Petals - Short Stem (Blackwork)
 
Available in four sizes:
6.44" x 11.75" and 5.16" x 9.41"
 4.28" x 7.80" and 3.76" x 6.86"
  Available in one size:
3.18" x 3.86"

 
Floral Charm (Blackwork)   Blooming Flowers (Blackwork)
 
Available in four sizes:
5.30" x 11.75" and 4.24" x 9.40"
 3.52" x 7.80" and 3.09" x 6.85"
  Available in four sizes:
6.12" x 11.75" and 4.90" x 9.41"
 4.06" x 7.80" and 3.58" x 6.87"

 
Butterfly Fantasy (Blackwork)   Flowers and Leaves (Blackwork)
 
Available in four sizes:
6.38" x 11.75" and 5.10" x 9.40"
 4.23" x 7.80" and 3.72" x 6.85"
  Available in three sizes:
6.90" x 9.63" and 5.60" x 7.81" and 4.86" x 6.78"

 
Tuxedo Cat (Blackwork)   Butterfly Elegance (Blackwork)
 
Available in three sizes:
7.10" x 5.85" and 5.87" x 4.83" and 3.85" x 3.17"
  Available in three sizes:
5.86" x 6.10" and 4.84" x 5.03" and 3.71" x 3.86"

 
North Wind Wolf (Blackwork)   Debonair Dog (Blackwork)
 
Available in three sizes:
8.46" x 5.86" and 6.86" x 4.76" and 3.86" x 2.68"
  Available in three sizes:
6.62" x 5.86" and 5.47" x 4.85" and 3.86" x 3.45"

 
Bird Fantasy (Blackwork)   Sage Owl (Blackwork)
 
Available in three sizes:
6.29" x 5.85" and 5.21" x 4.84" and 3.86" x 3.58"
  Available in three sizes:
5.85" x 8.30" and 4.82" x 6.84" and 2.72" x 3.86"

 
Floral Elegance (Blackwork)   Rose Elegance (Blackwork)
 
Available in five sizes:
7.77" x 7.75" and 6.92" x 6.90"
5.86" x 5.85" and 4.87" x 4.86"
3.89" x 3.89"
  Available in five sizes:
7.79" x 7.72" and 6.96" x 6.89"
5.88" x 5.83" and 4.90" x 4.85"
3.90" x 3.86"

 
Paisley Elegance (Blackwork)   Garden Elegance (Blackwork)
 
Available in five sizes:
7.78" x 7.78" and 6.90" x 6.90"
5.84" x 5.84" and 4.87" x 4.86"
3.90" x 3.89"
  Available in five sizes:
7.80" x 7.78" and 6.92" x 6.90"
5.85" x 5.84" and 4.87" x 4.86"
3.85" x 3.84"

 
Heartfelt Elegance (Blackwork)   Peacock Elegance (Blackwork)
 
Available in five sizes:
7.80" x 7.79" and 6.91" x 6.90"
5.86" x 5.85" and 4.87" x 4.86"
3.85" x 3.85"
  Available in five sizes:
7.80" x 7.77" and 6.92" x 6.90"
5.84" x 5.82" and 4.87" x 4.85"
3.90" x 3.89"

 
Soaring Elegance (Blackwork)   Winged Elegance (Blackwork)
 
Available in five sizes:
7.79" x 7.74" and 6.93" x 6.89"
5.89" x 5.86" and 4.90" x 4.88"
3.86" x 3.84"
  Available in five sizes:
7.80" x 7.80" and 6.90" x 6.91"
5.85" x 5.86" and 4.86" x 4.86"
3.86" x 3.86"

 
Blooming Elegance (Blackwork)   Undersea Elegance (Blackwork)
 
Available in five sizes:
7.79" x 7.76" and 6.91" x 6.89"
5.88" x 5.86" and 4.87" x 4.86"
3.86" x 3.85"
  Available in five sizes:
7.80" x 7.80" and 6.91" x 6.90"
5.86" x 5.85" and 4.85" x 4.85"
3.86" x 3.85"

 
Swirling Elegance (Blackwork)   Butterfly Elegance (Blackwork)
 
Available in five sizes:
7.80" x 7.77" and 6.91" x 6.88"
5.86" x 5.83" and 4.83" x 4.83"
3.86" x 3.87"
  Available in five sizes:
7.80" x 7.80" and 6.91" x 6.90"
5.86" x 5.86" and 4.86" x 4.86"
3.86" x 3.86"

 
Flowers and Leaves Spray (Blackwork)   Flowers and Leaves Border (Blackwork)
 
Available in four sizes:
10.30" x 6.90" and 8.75" x 5.86"
7.80" x 5.23" and 6.86" x 4.60"
  Available in five sizes:
11.75" x 4.67" and 9.40" x 3.74"
 7.80" x 3.10" and 6.00" x 2.53"
3.87" x 1.54"

 
Flowers and Leaves Vertical Spray (Blackwork)   Flowers and Leaves Vertical Border (Blackwork)
 
Available in three sizes:
6.90" x 9.79" and 5.49" x 7.80" and 4.84" x 6.88"
  Available in five sizes:
4.51" x 11.75" and 3.61" x 9.41"
  3.00" x 7.80" and 2.64" x 6.86"
1.50" x 3.87"

 
Flowers and Leaves Corner (Blackwork)
Available in three sizes:
6.81" x 5.86" and 5.65" x 4.86" and 3.87" x 3.33"