Embroidery Library
How Does Your Garden Grow?
How Does Your Garden Grow?

NEW THIS WEEK - April 1st, 2015


Spring brings warmer temperatures and sunny days. Gardeners get an itch to start digging in the dirt!

New designs let you plant colorful and creative stitches onto pillows, totes, wall hangings, table linens, and more. Subjects and styles range from realistic garden tableaus to giggly, cartoon bugs and gnomes.

Scroll down the page to see the variety!
 

Add spring style to your sewing room
with this clever flowerpot pin cushion!



Spring Whitework
 

Elegant one-color designs are dramatic and eye-catching. Traditional whitework, in spring themes, bring a fashion-forward look to t-shirts, quilts, and table linens.
     
 
Available in three sizes:
6.85" x 8.90" and 5.87" x 7.63" and 4.87" x 6.33"
  Available in three sizes:
6.85" x 9.54" and 5.62" x 7.83" and 4.85" x 6.75"


These designs are filled with graceful lines, whirls, and swirls! Butterflies flit and flirt among flowers, ready to land on quilt blocks, tea towels, and wall hangings.
     
 
Available in three sizes:
6.85" x 9.70" and 5.53" x 7.83" and 4.86" x 6.88"
  Available in three sizes:
6.85" x 9.34" and 5.74" x 7.83" and 4.88" x 6.65"


We embroidered the designs in white on dark green fabric. Experiment with different fabric and thread colors to find the look that you love. The designs do have delicate lines, so choose neutral fabrics (no busy prints) for best results.
     
 
Available in three sizes:
6.85" x 8.87" and 5.88" x 7.61" and 4.88" x 6.31"
  Available in three sizes:
6.85" x 9.26" and 5.79" x 7.83" and 4.88" x 6.59"


Spring Whitework Design Packs
 

Spring Whitework Design Packs

These elegant and graceful designs use only one color, making them quick to stitch on garments and home decor.

Choose your favorites by using the links above, or get all six in a design pack! The pack is priced at only $9.97!


The pack is available in 3 sizes:

**Lg - Designs smaller than 7" x 11.8"
**Md - Designs smaller than 6" x 10"
**Sm - Designs smaller than 5" x 7"



Colorful garden scenes are framed in elegant whirls and swirls. Bluebirds prepare to take a bath, and a watering can is filled with beautiful flowers in full bloom. These designs are stunning additions to pillow covers, tote bags, and wall hangings.
     
 
Available in three sizes:
6.56" x 7.78" and 5.85" x 6.94" and 4.85" x 5.75"
  Available in three sizes:
6.57" x 7.80" and 5.90" x 7.00" and 4.90" x 5.81"


Add a wheelbarrow with flowers to pillows and flower-themed wall hangings! And, a pot of geraniums with a trowel is a lively addition to tote bags for gardeners.
     
 
Available in three sizes:
7.80" x 6.57" and 6.98" x 5.89" and 5.75" x 4.85"
   Available in three sizes:
6.57" x 7.80" and 5.90" x 7.00" and 4.85" x 5.75"


A trio of terracotta pots, each filled with flowers, is a lovely arrangement for pillows and totes. Brighten up walls with framed pieces, too! Those that love to dig in the dirt will adore this colorful scene.
 
 
Available in three sizes:
7.77" x 6.56" and 6.93" x 5.85" and 5.75" x 4.85"


Light-stitching flowers grow beautifully on pillow covers, placemats, and quilt blocks. These designs are airy and open; easy-breezy stitching! They're stunning on quilter's cotton and linen.
     
 
Available in five sizes:
7.83" x 7.81" and 6.87" x 6.85"
5.87" x 5.85" and 4.87" x 4.85"
3.88" x 3.85"
  Available in five sizes:
7.83" x 7.83" and 6.85" x 6.86"
5.86" x 5.86" and 4.85" x 4.85"
3.87" x 3.85"


The tall flowers and square composition is an excellent fit for quilt blocks, tea towels, placemats, and table runners. Change the colors to coordinate with your home decor or personal preference!
 
Available in five sizes:
7.83" x 7.80" and 6.88" x 6.85" and 5.87" x 5.84" and 4.88" x 4.85" and 3.87" x 3.84"


A gardeners' word of wisdom is surrounded by colorful flowers. Plant this design on pillows, totes, and wall hangings. Bring a bright and summery look to your home decor!
 
 
Available in four sizes:
11.72" x 6.53" and 9.39" x 5.24" and 7.80" x 4.35" and 6.88" x 3.83"


Stitch this design onto pillow covers and jacket backs, and you're sure to get smiles! The words 'Dig It' are separated by a trowel, and encircled by flowers in lively colors.
 
 
Available in four sizes:
11.74" x 6.33" and 9.39" x 5.06" and 7.79" x 4.21" and 6.86" x 3.71"


Make a statement with seeds! The word is surrounded by colorful flowers and baroque elements. This design is eye-catching on totes for the farmers market, and gifts for gardeners, too.
 
 
Available in four sizes:
11.72" x 5.92" and 9.38" x 4.74" and 7.81" x 3.95" and 6.87" x 3.47"


Advertise your flowers, fruit, and vegetables, as "homegrown" with this design. Beautiful on totes, mini-quilts, and wall hangings.
 
Available in four sizes:
11.75" x 5.06" and 9.40" x 4.04" and 7.81" x 3.37" and 6.86" x 2.95"


Doodle Bugs
 

A cheerful bee and smiling butterfly have delicate doodles in their wings! These designs are sweet on bibs, blankets, shirts, and quilts for little ones.
     
   
Available in two sizes:
5.45" x 4.84" and 3.86" x 3.42"
  Available in two sizes:
5.76" x 4.87" and 3.86" x 3.26"


Dragonflies and ladybugs will fly right to your projects! Stitch these colorful and friendly bugs onto pillows, quilts, bibs, t-shirts, and more.
     
 
Available in two sizes:
6.84" x 4.51" and 3.85" x 2.67"
  Available in two sizes:
5.54" x 4.86" and 3.86" x 3.39"


A snail and caterpillar are friendly fellows, and an excellent way to add spring fever to baby bibs, play mats, and cloth books, too.
     
     
Available in two sizes:
5.17" x 4.86" and 3.85" x 3.63"
  Available in two sizes:
4.85" x 6.26" and 2.99" x 3.86"


Doodle Bugs Design Packs
 

Doodle Bugs Design Packs

Sweet and smiling bugs are delightful additions to baby items and garden-themed quilts. Choose 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 two sizes:

**Lg - Designs smaller than 5" x 7"
**Sm - Designs smaller than 4" x 4"



Sweet Garden Gnomes
 

Gnomes are classic fixtures in yards and gardens. Their sweet smiles and humorous antics make them beloved to gardeners everywhere! These designs feature helpful gnomes, ready to dig in the dirt and make your garden grow.
     
 
Available in three sizes:
8.21" x 5.86" and 6.77" x 4.84" and 3.85" x 2.76"
  Available in three sizes:
4.53" x 5.77" and 3.74" x 4.76" and 2.36" x 3.00"


These little creatures are small enough to ride a snail, and play hide-and-go-seek in flowerpots!
     
 
Available in three sizes:
4.90" x 7.14" and 4.04" x 5.89" and 2.41" x 3.51"
  Available in three sizes:
5.55" x 7.66" and 4.58" x 6.32" and 2.79" x 3.85"


Along with playing in the garden, gnomes are hard workers, too. Here they mow lawns, and deliver a wheelbarrow filled with flowers.
     
     
Available in three sizes:
8.17" x 5.87" and 6.74" x 4.85" and 3.85" x 2.77"
  Available in three sizes:
5.87" x 6.18" and 4.86" x 5.11" and 3.43" x 3.61"


Sweet Garden Gnomes Design Packs
 

Sweet Garden Gnomes Design Packs

Add these sweet garden critters to pillows, quilts, tote bags, and more! Choose your favorites gnomes by clicking the links above, or get all six in a design pack!

The pack is priced at only $9.97!


The pack is available in 3 sizes:

**Lg - Designs smaller than 6" x 10"
**Md - Designs smaller than 5" x 7"
**Sm - Designs smaller than 4" x 4"



Request of the Week: American Cocker Spaniel
 

The American Cocker Spaniel is a beloved breed. Marion, Lynn, Jeanne, and dozens more have written in to request this dog in the graceful, classy canine style. Two versions are below; one has a long tail, the other a docked tail. The designs use one color thread, making them quick to stitch on dog-loving garments and home decor items.
 
Graceful Cocker Spaniel (Full tail)   Graceful Cocker Spaniel (Docked tail)
 
Available in two sizes:
5.32" x 4.86" and 3.86" x 3.53"
  Available in two sizes:
5.32" x 4.86" and 3.86" x 3.53"


This one-color silhouette design is a bow-wow-wonderful way to dress up totes, pillows, and sweatshirts for dog lovers. Thanks to all who requested this design!
 
Cocker Spaniel Silhouette
Available in three sizes:
5.86" x 7.73" and 4.89" x 6.45" and 2.94" 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 the middle of 2016. But we still want to read your ideas! Send them to stitch@emblibrary.com. We'll add them to the list of designs to be created!

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



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