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On the Farm
On the Farm

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NEW THIS WEEK - April 2nd, 2014


Welcome spring with new designs fresh from the farm! Celebrate home and hearth with farm-friendly samplers, and brighten pillow covers, quilts, and more with farm animals enjoying spring flowers.

Redwork brings a classic touch to your stitching with farm life medleys, silhouettes bring animals to life in just one color, and in-the-hoop pencil toppers add a whimsical touch to pencils.

Scroll down the page to round up your favorite farm fresh designs!

 

Combine fabric paint with embroidery for a unique work of art! Click here for free project instructions!


Stitch a warm-hearted welcome for family and friends onto wall hangings, pillow covers, quilts, and more! A weather vane points the way to good times on the farm, in a grade-A design for home decor projects as well as market bags and towels.
 
Available in five sizes:
6.89" x 9.82" and 5.81" x 8.28" and 5.48" x 7.80" and 4.82" x 6.86" and 2.73" x 3.88"


Round up smiles with a "Home is where the herd is" design, and stitch a sweet look with "Home is where the hive is." Pillow shams, table toppers, and wall hangings are ideal places for these good-natured sayings! They're also perfect for housewarming and hostess gifts.
     
 
Available in five sizes:
6.90" x 8.29" and 6.50" x 7.80" and 5.85" x 7.03" and 4.86" x 5.84" and 3.23" x 3.89"
  Available in four sizes:
6.90" x 7.53" and 5.85" x 6.38" and 4.85" x 5.29" and 3.59" x 3.90"


Make towels, tote bags, quilts, and more buzz with a delicious "Beekeepers are sweet" sampler. Honey-lovers know there's no sugar-coating going on here - beekeepers are one of the most beloved occupations in the world! Show your appreciation for their heavenly product.
 
Available in five sizes:
11.39" x 6.90" and 9.41" x 5.70" and 7.80" x 4.73" and 6.85" x 4.15" and 3.89" x 2.35"


Stitch a bit of humor with "Let it bee" and "Welcome to the coop" designs. Family and friends will know you're a good egg when you harvest a farm-fresh kitchen look on aprons, kitchen towels, and potholders!
     
 
Available in four sizes:
6.90" x 9.18" and 5.86" x 7.80" and 4.85" x 6.45" and 2.93" x 3.85"
  Available in five sizes:
6.89" x 8.37" and 6.41" x 7.80" and 5.85" x 7.12" and 4.88" x 5.93" and 3.20" x 3.89"


On the Farm

Cute and colorful animals are enjoying spring down on the farm! Bright flowers bloom around a hen and her chicks, a crowing rooster, a floating duck, and other fun farm animals. Let these sweet critters soak up the sunshine in style on quilts, wall hangings, pillow covers, towels, tote bags, and more.
     
 
Available in five sizes:
7.80" x 7.71" and 6.98" x 6.90" and 5.92" x 5.86" and 4.89" x 4.84" and 3.85" x 3.81"
  Available in five sizes:
7.80" x 7.51" and 7.16" x 6.90" and 6.08" x 5.86" and 5.01" x 4.83" and 3.86" x 3.71"


A duck and a pig are perfectly at home in a pond and a mud puddle. Stitch them along with the rest of the good-natured On the Farm designs for delightful baby and toddler quilts.
     
 
Available in five sizes:
7.79" x 7.63" and 7.03" x 6.89" and 6.00" x 5.87" and 4.98" x 4.88" and 3.89" x 3.81"
  Available in five sizes:
7.79" x 7.61" and 7.05" x 6.88" and 6.00" x 5.86" and 4.99" x 4.87" and 3.88" x 3.79"


Create a lighthearted look for spring! A charming cow and a fluffy sheep stop to smell the flowers in bright and whimsical designs for towels, potholders, and wall art for the kitchen. Also delightful on placemats and table toppers!
     
 
Available in five sizes:
7.80" x 7.75" and 6.94" x 6.90" and 5.88" x 5.84" and 4.88" x 4.85" and 3.85" x 3.84"
  Available in five sizes:
7.79" x 7.66" and 7.00" x 6.88" and 5.96" x 5.86" and 4.96" x 4.88" and 3.87" x 3.81"


A horse is happy in an apple orchard, and a goat is outstanding in his field. Both are adorable additions to sweatshirts, wall hangings, market bags, and towels.
     
 
Available in five sizes:
7.73" x 7.80" and 6.90" x 6.96" and 5.85" x 5.90" and 4.86" x 4.91" and 3.82" x 3.86"
  Available in five sizes:
7.80" x 7.47" and 7.21" x 6.90" and 6.11" x 5.85" and 5.07" x 4.85" and 3.86" x 3.69"


A cute farm kitty runs along a fence. Brighten quilts and wall hangings with her sweet smile!
 
Available in five sizes:
7.80" x 7.36" and 7.29" x 6.88" and 6.21" x 5.86" and 5.16" x 4.87" and 3.87" x 3.65"


On the Farm Design Packs

On the Farm designs add cheerful color and oodles of character to nursery wall hangings and quilts, pillow covers, bibs, towels, tote bags, and more! Get the design pack to have all these cute country critters in your collection.
 

On the Farm Design Packs

Order the designs individually by clicking the links above, or get the pack with all 9 designs, priced at only $16.97! Five sizes are available to suit any project.

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


The pack is available in 5 sizes:

**XXL - Designs smaller than 7.9" x 7.9"
**XL - Designs smaller than 7" x 11.8"
**Lg - Designs smaller than 6" x 10"
**Md - Designs smaller than 5" x 7"
**Sm - Designs smaller than 4" x 4"



Farm Life Medleys (Redwork)

Bring a classic country look to spring embroidery projects with one-color farm life medleys! Redwork is light and lovely on flat-nap kitchen towels, quilter's cotton, Jersey knits, and smooth linens. A chicken medley is something to crow about on towels and kitchen wall hangings, while a herd of redwork horses are fast and fabulous on quilts and smooth canvas tote bags.
     
 
Available in four sizes:
7.37" x 7.80" and 6.90" x 7.30" and 5.86" x 6.20" and 4.84" x 5.13"
  Available in four sizes:
7.80" x 7.59" and 7.09" x 6.90" and 6.01" x 5.85" and 4.98" x 4.85"


Classical redwork is a traditional style that is a natural fit for farm animals. Dairy cows on the left and cattle on the right are a perfectly pastoral addition to kitchen linens and valances.
     
 
Available in four sizes:
7.58" x 7.80" and 6.90" x 7.09" and 5.85" x 6.01" and 4.85" x 4.99"
  Available in four sizes:
7.80" x 7.46" and 7.21" x 6.90" and 6.11" x 5.85" and 5.07" x 4.85"


Herd light and lively livestock designs onto flour sack towels, market bags, and animal quilts for a finely stitched farm look!
     
 
Available in three sizes:
6.90" x 7.63" and 5.85" x 6.44" and 4.85" x 5.34"
  Available in four sizes:
7.20" x 7.80" and 6.90" x 7.48" and 5.85" x 6.33" and 4.85" x 5.25"


Pigs pose in a variety of positions in a perfectly pleasing medley for all kinds of projects. You may not be able to say that five times fast, but you can stitch this design five times fast!
 
Available in four sizes:
7.80" x 7.35" and 7.31" x 6.90" and 6.21" x 5.86" and 5.15" x 4.86"


Farm Life Medleys (Redwork) Design Packs

Classic redwork farm life medleys add a cozy country look to smooth towels and linens, quilts, wall hangings, tote bags, and more! So quick to stitch yet impressively realistic, too.
 

Farm Life Medleys (Redwork) Design Packs

Order the designs individually by clicking the links above, or get the pack with all 7 designs, priced at only $12.97! Four sizes are available to suit any project.

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" x 7.9"
**Lg - Designs smaller than 7" x 11.8"
**Md - Designs smaller than 6" x 10"
**Sm - Designs smaller than 5" x 7"



Farm Animal Silhouettes

Farm animal silhouettes enjoy their moment in the sun! One-color designs are fast and fabulous on towels, tote bags, quilts, curtains, table linens, and more. A Holstein cow adds a realistic rural look to quilts and market bags. A Texas Longhorn silhouette is unmistakable with its characteristic horns that can extend 7 feet from tip to tip for steers. Stunning on sweatshirts and jacket backs!
     
 
Available in three sizes:
8.75" x 5.86" and 6.86" x 4.60" and 3.87" x 2.60"
  Available in three sizes:
8.33" x 5.86" and 6.86" x 4.82" and 3.86" x 2.71"


Change the thread color to match your project needs, and enjoy the versatility of these attractive designs. Below, a hen and a rooster are ready to shake their tail feathers onto spring decor and apparel.
     
 
Available in three sizes:
5.84" x 7.41" and 4.84" x 6.14" and 3.05" x 3.87"
  Available in three sizes:
5.84" x 6.79" and 4.83" x 5.61" and 3.34" x 3.88"


Add a distinguished look to your embroidery projects with the flowing mane and strong features of the mighty Clydesdale. At right, an American Quarter Horse in profile is a fast and attractive design for shirts, jacket backs, wall hangings, and more.
     
   
Available in three sizes:
6.06" x 5.85" and 5.03" x 4.85" and 3.86" x 3.73"
   Available in three sizes:
8.87" x 5.86" and 6.86" x 4.53" and 3.86" x 2.55"


These silhouette designs use negative space, with fabric showing through open areas. The satin stitches make an excellent display on smooth fabrics like quilter's cotton, flour sack towels, tea towels, and Jersey knits.
     
 
Available in three sizes:
5.86" x 5.90" and 4.85" x 4.89" and 3.84" x 3.86"
  Available in three sizes:
9.40" x 5.34" and 6.86" x 3.90" and 3.89" x 2.22"


Animal quilts and wall hangings are ideal places for farm animal silhouettes, and with just one color thread, it's easy to customize designs however you like. Herd these sheep onto your projects for a touch of agricultural realism.
     
 
Available in three sizes:
6.32" x 5.86" and 5.23" x 4.85" and 3.85" x 3.57"
  Available in three sizes:
5.86" x 7.07" and 4.86" x 5.86" and 3.21" x 3.86"


Silhouette designs are always popular with embroiderers for the way they add depth and dimension to projects with just one color. The detail in the silhouettes is remarkable as well!
     
 
Available in three sizes:
5.86" x 6.31" and 4.86" x 5.23" and 3.58" x 3.86"
  Available in three sizes:
6.44" x 5.86" and 5.34" x 4.86" and 3.86" x 3.52"


Children love animals on bibs and towels as well as on tees and book bags. An alpaca (left) is an excellent mountain climber and a llama (right) is very social and friendly with humans.
     
   
Available in three sizes:
6.07" x 5.84" and 5.02" x 4.83" and 3.87" x 3.72"
  Available in three sizes:
5.86" x 6.82" and 4.85" x 5.65" and 3.32" x 3.87"
 


A donkey pricks his ears in an expressive design. Let him gallop onto your embroidery projects!
 
Available in three sizes:
5.86" x 6.08" and 4.86" x 5.04" and 3.72" x 3.86"


Farm Animal Silhouettes Design Packs

Farm animal silhouettes are quick to stitch and create a splendidly realistic look with just one color. Embroider these distinguished domestic animals onto flat-nap towels, quilts, pillow covers, wall hangings, tote bags, shirts, and more!
 

Farm Animal Silhouettes Design Packs

Order the designs individually by clicking the links above, or get the pack with all 15 designs, priced at only $24.97! Three sizes are available to suit any project.

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



Funny Farm Pencil Toppers (In-the-Hoop)

Farm animal pencil toppers make fabulous party favors and end-of-school-year gifts! They also make everyday homework and grocery lists more fun. Click here for project instructions showing how to make them - right in the hoop. A horse gallops and a cow leaps in delightful pencil topper designs for children and adults alike.
     
 
Available in one size:
3.49" x 2.97"
  Available in one size:
3.40" x 2.72"


In-the-hoop pencil toppers make excellent Easter basket stuffers! They're also fun to keep in the kitchen next to the "honey do" list. A hen and a rooster fluff their feathers in cute designs.
     
 
Available in one size:
3.17" x 3.24"
  Available in one size:
3.01" x 3.24"


Doing math homework with the sheep pencil topper gives counting sheep a whole new meaning. The pig look pleased as punch to be helping out, too. Step-by-step project instructions show how to make these cheerful pencil toppers completely in the hoop.
     
 
Available in one size:
3.24" x 2.83"
  Available in one size:
3.39" x 2.44"


Funny Farm Pencil Toppers (In-the-Hoop) Design Pack

Create a barnyard of in-the-hoop pencil toppers and transform plain pencil tops into fun farm animals! Perfect for Easter baskets, as well as gifts for teachers, students, and friends.
 

Funny Farm Pencil Toppers (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" x 4"



Special Request of the Week

Embroiderers from all over the world send in excellent design suggestions, and each week this space is reserved for one customer's request. Marlene proposed sketched medleys of Boxers. Boxers are known for their devotion to children, and are patient and protective of little ones, making them a popular choice for families. One design shows boxers with the ears cropped, and one shows them with full ears. Add one of the most popular dog breeds to tote bags, towels, pillow covers, and more! Thank you, Marlene, for this fabulous request!
 
Boxer (Cropped Ears)   Boxer (Full Ears)
 
Available in three sizes:
6.90" x 8.96" and 5.85" x 7.59" and 4.85" x 6.29"
  Available in three sizes:
6.90" x 7.57" and 5.85" x 6.41" and 4.84" x 5.30"


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