Embroidery Library
Safari Chic

NEW THIS WEEK - April 7th, 2010

 

Safari Chic

Free Project Instructions!

Set off on a safari through stylish new embroidery designs! This week's fashionable collection will help you go wild with everything from colorful plants to majestic animals.

 

Pick some really wild flowers for your next project! Leopard-spotted lilies and tiger-striped pansies make an unexpected and surprisingly sophisticated accent for everything from tropical home decor to brightly decorated jackets and bags. Go exotic the old-fashioned way with sepia-toned animal scenes, perfect for wall hangings and pillows. Looking for something bright and contemporary? Colorful pattern-filled animal silhouettes are perfect for kids and cool grown-ups on quilts, decor, shirts, and more.

 

Make a bold statement with a close-up eye of the tiger design stitched on a bag or just displayed on the wall. Surround yourself in lush foliage with jungle greenery designs. And for gals who like their style on the wild side, a collection of animal-print girly motifs will make fun fashionable accents.

Stash craft supplies in this clever triangle tote, or even use it as a purse. Click here for free project instructions!

 

 

Wild Flowers

These flowers are really wild! Leopard-print lilies and tiger-print pansies make for a collection of embroidery designs that's bright, playful, and surprisingly sophisticated. Imagine these designs on everything from luxurious throw pillows to fashionable handbags, jackets, and more.
 
Available in two sizes:
6.36"X5.86" and 5.25"X4.86"


A bouquet of tiger-print pansies add a splash of exotic color wherever you stitch them!
 
Available in two sizes:
6.05"X5.86" and 5.00"X4.87"


This leopard-print lily design works well as a repeated border, but it'll also make a splash on its own! The smaller size of this design has been formatted for the Endless Hoop; may also be used in standard hoops.
 
Available in two sizes:
9.01"X4.60" and 5.99"X3.14"


A narrower border lets you decorate everywhere with bright tiger-print pansies. The medium size of this design has been formatted for the Endless Hoop; may also be used in standard hoops.
 
Available in three sizes:
9.00"X2.66" and 6.00"X1.92" and 3.85"X1.14"

Leopard Lily Corner   Tiger Pansy Corner
 
Available in two sizes:
4.87"X4.85" and 3.85"X3.83"
  Available in two sizes:
4.87"X4.86" and 3.86"X3.85"

Leopard Lily   Tiger Pansy
 
Available in one size:
3.51"X3.30"
  Available in one size:
2.92"X3.26"

Leopard Lily Towel Topper   Tiger Pansy Towel Topper
 
Available in two sizes:
4.83"X4.82" and 3.83"X3.82"
  Available in two sizes:
5.30"X4.83" and 3.83"X3.48"


A Wild Flowers Value Pack

 

Create a tropical paradise when you stitch lots of these lively and colorful flowers! The large pack contains 16 designs, priced at only $19.97! The small pack contains 15 designs, priced at only $19.97! Click on an image or link below to see the designs included in the pack, and add the pack to your basket.

  

 
All designs smaller than 6 x 10   All designs smaller than 5 x 7

Simple to stitch and infinitely useful, a fabric basket decorated with your favorite embroidery designs is perfect for holding little items around the house or presenting a gift. Mix and match fabric colors to create a look that coordinates with lively tropical decor - or anything else you like!

Click here for these free project instructions!


 

 

Safari Animals

Go back to classic safari decor with a quartet of softly detailed animal scenes, perfect for throw pillows, wall hangings, and more. Imagine these designs as part of a rich, antiqued look with fashionable sepia-toned coloring. This zebra makes a bold impression with contrasting stripes against a natural background.
 
Available in three sizes:
7.54"X5.85" and 6.22"X4.86" and 3.85"X3.02"


A powerful lion surveys his territory in this majestic design. These wild designs aren't just for the home - picture them on jacket backs, tote bags, and more!
 
Available in three sizes:
6.65"X5.85" and 5.50"X4.85" and 3.88"X3.39"


A wise old elephant basks in the sun, enjoying all the beauty the savannah has to offer.
 
Available in three sizes:
8.87"X5.86" and 6.85"X4.52" and 3.86"X2.55"


Tall and lovely, this giraffe will make a beautiful centerpiece for your safari-themed decor.
 
Available in three sizes:
5.89"X6.59" and 4.88"X5.47" and 3.44"X3.86"

Combine these designs with tea-dyed fabric to create that classic safari look! Tea-dyeing is an easy, fun way to give fabric an aged appearance. In the project at right it's used to add old-fashioned flair to a primitive wall hanging, but it's a great way to dress up safari decor too.

Click here for these free project instructions!


 

 

Safari Sophisticate

Incredible safari animals are a popular theme for decorating kids' rooms and clothes -- but you've never seen them quite like this! Brightly colored patterns fill the silhouette of each animal, making fashionable designs perfectly suited for quilts, decor, shirts, and more. Cool grown-ups will adore these designs too!
 
Giraffe   Rhinoceros
 
Available in two sizes:
4.11"X6.86" and 2.31"X3.86"
  Available in two sizes:
6.87"X3.50" and 3.87"X1.96"

Flamingo   Lion
 
Available in two sizes:
3.35"X6.85" and 1.88"X3.86"
  Available in two sizes:
6.87"X3.77" and 3.86"X2.17"

Antelope   Elephant
 
Available in two sizes:
5.03"X4.85" and 3.86"X3.73"
  Available in two sizes:
6.86"X3.76" and 3.86"X2.12"

Hornbill   Monkey
 
Available in two sizes:
6.21"X4.86" and 3.85"X3.01"
  Available in two sizes:
6.32"X4.85" and 3.86"X2.96"

Cheetah
Available in two sizes:
6.85"X3.03" and 3.85"X1.71"


A Safari Sophisticate Value Pack

 

Go on safari and spot all these cool patterned animals! The Safari Sophisticate design packs contain 9 designs, priced at only $14.97! Click on an image or link below to see the designs included in the pack, and add the pack to your basket.

  

 
All designs smaller than 5 x 7   All designs smaller than 4 x 4

 

 

Eye of the Tiger

A majestic close-up of a tiger's eye makes a majestic, attention-getting design. Stitch it on a pillow or a tote bag, or just hang it on the wall as a wild work of art.
 
Available in three sizes:
6.74"X10.02" and 5.90"X8.77" and 4.62"X6.84"

One fun thing to do with large, complex embroidery designs is to simply stitch them, frame them, and hang them on the wall. Get our tips and tricks for framing embroidery, and you'll be displaying new stitched art in no time!

Click here for these free project instructions!


 

 

Jungle Paradise

Surround yourself in lush jungle greenery! The leaves and ferns in this all-natural collection of designs will be equally lovely on bathroom decor, throw pillows, and other green projects.
 
Available in two sizes:
5.85"X6.82" and 4.86"X5.66"


Repeat this design for a bountiful border of jungle foliage! The medium size of this design has been formatted for the Endless Hoop; may also be used in standard hoops.
 
Available in three sizes:
9.00"X3.10" and 6.00"X2.25" and 3.86"X1.33"

Jungle Paradise Corner   Jungle Paradise Accent
 
Available in two sizes:
4.86"X4.86" and 3.85"X3.86"
  Available in one size:
3.50"X3.31"

Jungle Paradise Towel Topper
Available in two sizes:
4.90"X4.90" and 3.87"X3.87"


A Jungle Paradise Value Pack

 

Let your creativity grow with this coordinating collection of leafy designs! The Jungle Paradise design packs contain 8 designs, priced at only $12.97! Click on an image or link below to see the designs included in the pack, and add the pack to your basket.

  

 
All designs smaller than 6 x 10   All designs smaller than 5 x 7

The picture window pillow has been a popular project, and it's a perfect match for these leafy designs! Peel back the jungle foliage to reveal even more greenery beneath. This pillow's clever construction makes it a wonderful gift, too!

Click here for these free project instructions!


 

 

Wild with Style

There's nothing like a little animal print to make your style go wild! Stitch these fun little hearts, cupcakes, shoes, and more on everything from shirts to makeup cases for girls of all ages.
 
Zebra Print Cupcake   Zebra Print Heart
 
Available in two sizes:
3.86"X3.62" and 2.51"X2.36"
  Available in two sizes:
3.87"X3.17" and 2.51"X2.06"

Zebra Print Lipstick   Zebra Print Shoe
 
Available in two sizes:
1.25"X3.86" and 0.82"X2.51"
  Available in two sizes:
3.86"X2.14" and 2.52"X1.40"

Leopard Print Purse   Leopard Print Shoe
 
Available in two sizes:
3.09"X3.86" and 2.03"X2.52"
  Available in two sizes:
3.87"X2.97" and 2.51"X1.93"

Leopard Print Teddy Bear   Leopard Print Heart
 
Available in two sizes:
2.98"X3.88" and 1.95"X2.53"
  Available in two sizes:
3.86"X3.57" and 2.51"X2.32"

Leopard Print Cupcake   Leopard Print Lips
 
Available in two sizes:
3.41"X3.86" and 2.23"X2.53"
  Available in two sizes:
3.86"X2.18" and 2.51"X1.42"


A Wild with Style Value Pack

 

Go really wild with this collection of girly animal-print motifs! The Wild with Style design packs contain 10 designs, priced at only $15.97! Click on an image or link below to see the designs included in the pack, and add the pack to your basket.

  

 
All designs smaller than 4 x 4   All designs smaller than 4 x 4

 


Sunbonnet Sue and Fisherman Fred celebrate the arrival of spring by splashing in puddles and playing in the rain. Outfitted with colorful raincoats and galoshes, they'll be adorable on quilts, wall hangings, tote bags, and more.
 

Sunbonnet Sue

  Fisherman Fred

 

Available in three sizes:
5.87"X5.88" and 4.84"X4.86" and 3.84"X3.85"

 

Available in three sizes:
6.63"X5.85" and 5.48"X4.83" and 3.86"X3.38"



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