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Glorious spring has sprung! The first day of spring is March 20th, and this week's new designs are all about spring cleaning and getting the dust bunnies out and the clotheslines up.

Open and airy vintage designs kick off the spring season, with cute critters sweeping, washing windows, dusting, and getting ready to greet the warmer weather with a clean house!

Once the house is spic and span, it's time to hang out the laundry, and have we got clotheslines for you! 20 new clothesline designs feature an amazing array of items out to dry in the sun, from cleaning supplies to fashion heels, and cupcakes to fishing gear. You are sure to find something for everyone in this cute and creative lineup!

Head down the line to see all these fresh new designs!


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Days of the Week Spring Cleaning Animals

Spring is here, and these adorable animals and birds are busy doing their spring cleaning! Light stitching, airy vintage designs are perfect for stitching onto tea towels or flour sack towels for a wonderful days of the week set. Perfect for adding a touch of whimsical nostalgia to your own kitchen, or stitch a set for a friend!

A kitten has worn herself out cleaning and rests on Sunday, while a chick grabs her bucket and gets down to business on Monday.
     
A tired kitty sleeps in a vintage machine embroidery days of the week design.   Monday is a chick with a sudsy bucket in a machine embroidery days of the week design.
Available in two sizes:
4.82"X6.30" and 2.94"X3.87"
  Available in two sizes:
4.50"X6.43" and 2.72"X3.87"


A happy mouse sweeps her house on Tuesday, while a duckling makes sure the windows are sparkling clean on Wednesday.
     
A mouse sweeps in a vintage style design.    A duckling washes windows in a quick stitching days of the week Wednesday machine embroidery design.
Available in two sizes:
4.70"X5.89" and 3.11"X3.88"
  Available in two sizes:
4.78"X6.09" and 3.03"X3.86"

Embroider on flour sack and tea towels with this free tutorial.
Now you can enjoy your embroidered creations every day of the week! Stitch a set of flour sack towels and tea towels to make a delightfully simple gift for friends and family -- or stitch a set for yourself to freshen up your kitchen decor.

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.


Thursday brings a dust bunny, while a puppy hangs the wash on Friday.
     
A dusting bunny decorates a Thursday day of the week vintage machine embroidery design.   Friday day of the week design with a puppy hanging the wash machine embroidery design.
Available in two sizes:
4.18"X6.55" and 2.47"X3.88"
  Available in two sizes:
4.83"X5.77" and 3.25"X3.88"


A chipper squirrel completes the week, and her ironing, on Saturday.
 
Light-stitching vintage days of the week machine embroidery design with an ironing squirrel.
Available in two sizes:
4.70"X6.21" and 2.91"X3.88"


Days of the Week Spring Cleaning Animals Design Packs


Spruce up your kitchen with delightful and quick-stitching vintage designs featuring adorable animals and birds getting their dens and nests ready for spring! Perfect for lightweight days of the week towels.
 

Days of the Week Spring Cleaning Animals Design Pack

Order the designs individually by clicking the links above,
or get the pack with all 7 designs, priced at only $10.97!

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"



Line 'Em Up Clotheslines

As the weather grows sunnier and warmer, it's time to start using the clothesline again! Clotheslines (and rodeo rope and measuring tape and fishing rods) hold all kinds of interesting things in cute designs just right for lots of spring and summer projects. Stitch onto tote bags, beach towels, T-shirts, jacket backs, pillows, wall hangings, and more for a fun and fresh decoration!

"Spring" is in the air in a flowery clothesline design for wall hangings, pillows, towels, and more!
 
Flower decorated letters spell spring.
Available in three sizes:
9.40"X5.13" and 7.78"X4.24" and 6.85"X3.73"


This clothesline holds everything necessary to get going on spring cleaning and to spruce up your next project!
 
Spring cleaning tools hang from a clothesline machine embroidery design.
Available in three sizes:
9.40"X5.09" and 7.80"X4.21" and 6.86"X3.69"


A clothesline holds gardening tools in a very sweet design for gardeners everywhere. Stitch onto tote bags, garden flags, T-shirts, and more!
 
A gardener's gloves, hat, watering can, spade, and flower seeds hang from a clothesline machine embroidery design.
Available in three sizes:
9.40"X5.59" and 7.80"X4.63" and 6.89"X4.06"


Buckets of bright flowers sway on a clothesline in a very sweet design. Perfect for Mother's Day gifts!
 
Buckets of fresh flowers sway in the breeze on a clothesline.
Available in three sizes:
9.40"X5.18" and 7.80"X4.29" and 6.86"X3.77"

Embroider on t-shirts using machine embroidery designs with this free tutorial.
T-shirts are great blank canvases to add your favorite embroidery designs! Stay cool and fashionable by stitching your favorite design on a T-shirt. Hoop a T-shirt tightly with one piece of medium weight cutaway stabilizer, and you'll get great results every time.

Click here to watch our free video to find tips and tricks for embroidering on T-shirts!


Birds on a wire stop to smell the flowers, in a cute design for T-shirts, light table linens, mini- quilts, and more!
 
Birds and flowers on a clothesline machine embroidery design.
Available in three sizes:
9.39"X4.01" and 7.78"X3.33" and 6.85"X2.92"


Get crafty with a cute measuring tape clothesline holding the word "Sewing" and scissors, needle, and thread. Perfect for tote bags, sweatshirts, and framed embroidery for the sewing room!
 
The word Sewing is spelled out with each letter hanging from a measuring tape.
Available in three sizes:
9.37"X4.29" and 7.81"X3.58" and 6.86"X3.14"


A clothesline models high heels in a cute design for fashion lovers of all ages. Very nice on handbags, shoe bags, and T-shirts!
 
Fashion heels hanging from a clothesline machine embroidery design.
Available in three sizes:
9.40"X5.02" and 7.80"X4.17" and 6.87"X3.66"


Catch some rays with this cute clothesline design! A variety of sunglasses bring summer to mind in a cute design for beach cover-ups and sunglass cases.
 
Sunglasses hang from a clothesline machine embroidery design.
Available in three sizes:
9.41"X4.79" and 7.80"X3.96" and 6.87"X3.50"


Teacups are set out to dry in a delightful design for tea cozies, low-nap towels, pillow cases, and more!
 
Teacups hang from a clothesline machine embroidery design.
Available in three sizes:
9.40"X4.12" and 7.80"X3.41" and 6.87"X2.98"


Get ready to party with a festive design just right for decorating birthday party gift bags and banners.
 
The word party and balloons and party hats hang from a clothesline in a machine embroidery design.
Available in three sizes:
9.41"X5.07" and 7.79"X4.19" and 6.86"X3.69"


It's time to hit the beach with a hot clothesline holding everything you'll need! A bathing suit, beach ball, shovel and pail, and sunscreen are all ready to go.
 
Beach gear including a bathing suit, sunscreen, and sand shovel on a clothesline in a machine embroidery design.
Available in three sizes:
9.40"X5.62" and 7.78"X4.65" and 6.84"X4.09"

Learn how to make your own basic tote bag embellished with machine embroidery designs in this free project!
Whether you are going to the library, the gym, or the beach, a traditional tote bag is just the thing to fill with necessities and sling over your arm. With 20 clothesline designs to pick from, you can make a variety of fashionable tote bags that are truly one-of-a-kind.

Click here for step-by-step instructions for making a classic tote bag.


Stitch a gift for your favorite deep sea aficionado with a clothesline holding scuba gear, and even a few fish.
 
Scuba fins, snorkel, goggles, and fish hang from a clothesline in a machine embroidery design.
Available in three sizes:
9.39"X4.62" and 7.79"X3.82" and 6.86"X3.36"


Indulge your sweet tooth with an adorable cupcakes on a clothesline design. Perfect for aprons, tea towels, party table linens, and more!
 
Brightly colored cupcakes hang from a clothesline.
Available in three sizes:
9.39"X4.83" and 7.76"X3.99" and 6.87"X3.54"


A clothesline holds a baker's delight of hot pads, mixing bowl, measuring spoons, and more. Stitch an apron for your favorite master baker!
 
Bakers will love a clothesline holding a mixing bowl, whisk, apron and more in a machine embroidery design.
Available in three sizes:
9.40"X5.07" and 7.79"X4.19" and 6.86"X3.69"


It's time to fire up the grill! A clothesline holds everything a good barbecue needs, including a hot dog and ketchup, and an ear of corn. Perfect for aprons and towels.
 
Grilling attire and implements on a clothesline machine embroidery design.
Available in three sizes:
9.40"X5.31" and 7.80"X4.38" and 6.86"X3.84"


A clothesline holds a football, baseball bat, referee's shirt, and more in a cute design for sports fans of all ages. Perfect for T-shirts, sweatshirts, and sports bags!
 
Sports gear including a football, baseball and bat, basketball, soccer ball, and more hang from a clothesline.
Available in three sizes:
9.39"X4.92" and 7.80"X4.10" and 6.85"X3.60"


Stitch your favorite cowboy or cowgirl a rodeo rope holding essential western wear, including spurs and hat. Perfect for jacket backs, T-shirts, and bags!
 
A rope holds rodeo gear, including spurs, a cowboy hat, a bandana, and boots.
Available in three sizes:
9.40"X4.91" and 7.80"X4.07" and 6.86"X3.58"


A fishing rod holds the tools every angler needs, in a cute design for fishing enthusiasts of all ages. Perfect for gear bags, fleece pullovers, and T-shirts.
 
A fishing rod holds all that an angler needs--fishing hat, lures, and even the catch of the day.
Available in three sizes:
9.39"X5.58" and 7.76"X4.61" and 6.88"X4.08"


Ribbons dance in the breeze, with a tiara, ballet slippers, tutu, and leotard. A darling design for girls' T-shirts, pillow cases, book bags, and more!
 
Ribbons hold a ballet leotard, tutu, slippers, and tiara in a lovely machine embroidery design.
Available in three sizes:
9.40"X5.07" and 7.80"X4.20" and 6.88"X3.69"


Let this darling bathtime collection bubble up some fun for your next project!
 
Clothesline holding a rubber duck, soap, scrub brush, and bubbles machine embroidery design.
Available in three sizes:
9.41"X4.55" and 7.79"X3.74" and 6.86"X3.30"


Line 'Em Up Design Packs


With so many themes and varieties, your imagination is the only limit to what kinds of projects are possible with delightful clothesline designs. From rodeo to ballet, and sunglasses to fishing lures, there's something for everyone you love!
 

Line 'Em Up Design Pack

Order the designs individually by clicking the links above,
or get the pack with all 20 designs, priced at only $29.97!

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 7.9"x7.9"
**Sm - Designs smaller than 5"x7"



Clothespin Cozies (In-the-Hoop)

Clothespins have been a useful household object for generations. With these cute clothespin cozies, they are as adorable as they are functional! Cover a clothespin with a daisy, butterfly, bumblebee, or any of the sweet designs below, and use as chip clips. Add a magnet to the back, and hold photos, "honey-do" lists, and kids' art on the fridge!

A daisy and a butterfly give plain clothespins a fresh springtime makeover.

Click here for free project instructions for making in-the-hoop clothespin cozies.
     
An in-the-hoop machine embroidery daisy clothespin cover.   An in-the-hoop machine embroidery butterfly clothespin cozy.
Available in one size:
2.98"X3.87"
  Available in one size:
3.46"X3.87"


A dragonfly and a bumblebee cozy make delightful decorations out of plain clothespins. Put a magnet on the back to hold fridge art and photos!
     
An in-the-hoop machine embroidery dragonfly clothespin cover.   An in-the-hoop machine embroidery bumblebee clothespin cover.
Available in one size:
3.87"X3.87"
  Available in one size:
3.90"X3.88"


Keep chips fresh with style, by dressing up a clothespin as a tulip or a ladybug and using as a chip clip!
     
An in-the-hoop machine embroidery tulip clothespin cozy.   An in-the-hoop machine embroidery ladybug clothespin cover.
Available in one size:
3.84"X3.87"
  Available in one size:
3.02"X3.87"


Clothespin Cozies (In-the-Hoop) Design Packs


In-the-hoop clothespin cozies are perfect for turning ordinary clothespins into beautiful and functional items! Use as chip clips, brighten up your clothesline, or add a magnet to hold photos on the fridge.
 

Clothespin Holders (In-the-Hoop) 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 the link below to see the designs in the pack, and add the pack to your basket.


The pack is available in 1 size:

**Designs smaller than 4"x4"



Laundry Signs

Make your load a little lighter with fun vintage signs, perfect for bringing smiles to anyone doing the wash. The red and white border, soft colors, and the price per load of the "Laundry Room" sign below bring a simpler time to mind.
 
A vintage sign in machine embroidery that says Laundry Room, 10 cents a load.
Available in three sizes:
8.44"X5.86" and 7.82"X5.43" and 6.87"X4.76"

Free framed embroidery project instructions from Embroidery Library.
Freshen up your laundry room with a vintage sign! Frame one or two, and doing the wash will be anything but drudgery with a fun decoration in sight. With our embroidery framing project instructions, in a few short steps your embroidered laundry room sign will be ready to hang on a wall or sit on a shelf.

Click here for Kenny's free project instructions!


 

Every mother knows the truth in this sign, "Mom's laundry room -- open 7 days a week!" A fun design to hang on a laundry room wall or for the top of a hamper.
 
A vintage machine embroidery sign that says Mom's Laundry...open 7 days a week.
Available in three sizes:
8.71"X5.86" and 7.81"X5.25" and 6.86"X4.61"


Put an English spin on it with "Mum's Laundry!"
 
A vintage machine embroidery sign that says Mum's Laundry...open 7 days a week.
Available in three sizes:
8.71"X5.86" and 7.81"X5.25" and 6.86"X4.61"


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