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Kitchen Kitsch
Kitchen Kitsch

NEW THIS WEEK - April 20, 2016

We all know the kitchen is the heart of the home. Give yours an awesome and eye-catching update with new kitchen kitsch designs!

Pick a favorite fruit or veggie to feature blooming out of a watering can on kitchen towels and aprons. You'll also find new days of the week birds and veggies for tea towels, tasty tomato designs, and sweet kitchen laurels. They're a fun and fabulous way to brighten up reusable grocery bags, placemats, and so much more!

Scroll down the page to find the tasty designs and order today! 

Crafty and creative bunting adds style to this kitchen towel; embroidery brings bold flavor. Find the tutorial right here!



Days of the Week Birds and Veggies (Vintage)

Bright, colorful birds carry tasty veggies in these days of the week designs. Stitch on tea towels for a complete set!
   
 
Available in two sizes:
4.61" x 6.87" and 2.60" x 3.87"
  Available in two sizes:
4.87" x 6.61" and 2.76" x 3.74"


Tuesday's bird carries a purple eggplant, while Wednesday features a bright green pepper. Each of the days of the week are featured on the last color stop for these designs, making them easy to stitch the birds and veggies on their own.
   
 
Available in two sizes:
4.89" x 6.79" and 2.80" x 3.85"
  Available in two sizes:
4.86" x 6.77" and 2.75" x 3.82"


The light vintage style used in these colorful motifs make them delightfully quick-stitching designs. Use on light, low-nap fabrics such as twill, linen, tea towels, and canvas for best results.
   
 
Available in two sizes:
4.66" x 6.86" and 2.63" x 3.87"
  Available in two sizes:
4.86" x 6.61" and 2.75" x 3.72"


Brighten up your home with these days of the week designs. They're a delightful addition to any kitchen embroidery project.
     
   
Available in two sizes:
4.86" x 6.86" and 2.75" x 3.86"
 
Find tips for stitching on tea towels
in this helpful tutorial.

 
Days of the Week Birds and Veggies (Vintage) Design Pack

 Days of the Week Birds and Veggies (Vintage) Design Pack


Get all 7 of the sweet days of the week tweets and veggies in a pack -- priced at only $10.97!

 

The pack is available in 2 sizes:

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





Homegrown Watering Cans

Plant delicious fruits and vegetables on your next embroidery project with these bountiful watering cans! Each design features a colorful and eye-catching can bursting with fresh flavors like the tomatoes and strawberries below.
     
 
Available in four sizes:
6.77" x 7.81" and 5.86" x 6.75"
4.86" x 5.60" and 3.35" x 3.86"
  Available in four sizes:
6.75" x 7.81" and 5.86" x 6.78"
4.78" x 5.53" and 3.33" x 3.85"


Flowers, birds, and other spring scenes adorn the watering cans, while ripe, juicy fruits and vegetables sprout from their spouts. Brilliant on kitchen decor, such as aprons, kitchen towels, placemats, wall hangings, and more.
   
     
Available in four sizes:
6.75" x 7.81" and 5.86" x 6.78"
4.86" x 5.63" and 3.34" x 3.86"
  Available in four sizes:
6.80" x 7.81" and 5.84" x 6.71"
4.85" x 5.56" and 3.36" x 3.86"


Adorn a wine bag with the grapes featured on the left, or update the wrap of a jar of peach preserves with the design on the right. These fresh motifs are fabulous on a wide variety of projects!
   
   
Available in four sizes:
6.72" x 7.77" and 5.86" x 6.81"
4.87" x 5.65" and 3.32" x 3.85"
  Available in four sizes:
6.61" x 7.80" and 5.86" x 6.92"
4.86" x 5.74" and 3.29" x 3.89"


Not only do these delicious designs shine on kitchen decor, but they're fabulous for gardening gear, reusable grocery bags, and spring projects as well.
     
 
Available in four sizes:
6.83" x 7.81" and 5.86" x 6.70"
4.86" x 5.56" and 3.38" x 3.86"
  Available in four sizes:
6.90" x 7.75" and 5.85" x 6.57"
4.83" x 5.43" and 3.45" x 3.89"


Chili peppers and husks of corn finish off this collection of homegrown watering cans. A delightful addition to wall hangings, framed art, pillows, and more!
   
 
Available in four sizes:
6.91" x 7.26" and 5.86" x 6.16"
4.86" x 5.11" and 3.67" x 3.86"
  Available in four sizes:
6.90" x 7.76" and 5.85" x 6.58"
4.85" x 5.46" and 3.47" x 3.89"


Homegrown Watering Cans Design Pack

Homegrown Watering Cans Design Pack


Purchase these brilliant blooming watering cans individually by clicking the links above, or get all 10 of the designs in a pack -- priced at only $14.97!

 

The pack is 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"





Kitchen Laurels

Sweet treats encircled in a wreath of sugar flowers are a tasty addition to any kitchen project. Stitch the desserts as framed art, on a wall hanging, or an apron for a delicious look.
     
 
Available in five sizes:
8.71" x 6.90" and 7.80" x 6.17"
7.39" x 5.85" and 6.13" x 4.85"
3.85" x 3.05"
  Available in five sizes:
8.61" x 6.90" and 7.80" x 6.25"
7.29" x 5.85" and 6.05" x 4.85"
3.85" x 3.10"

 
 

Get creative with your embroidery!

Here we've stitched the yummy cupcake laurel with white thread on a swath of pink fabric and used a decorative clipboard to turn it into a sweet kitchen decoration.
 


Crossed cooking utensils are a unique way to create your own cooking crest on tea towels or placemats. Pick several kitchen laurels to stitch together, or pick your favorite to use alone.
   
 
Available in five sizes:
8.63" x 6.90" and 7.75" x 6.20"
7.01" x 5.61" and 6.05" x 4.84"
3.87" x 3.10"
  Available in five sizes:
8.45" x 6.90" and 7.80" x 6.37"
7.17" x 5.85" and 5.94" x 4.85"
3.85" x 3.15"


A pair of crossed whisks and a trio of plump, juicy tomatoes finish off the selection of elegant and sophisticated laurel designs. And don't forget -- because these designs use just one color, they're surprisingly quick-to-stitch, too!
   
 
Available in five sizes:
8.76" x 6.90" and 7.80" x 6.14"
7.43" x 5.85" and 6.16" x 4.85"
3.86" x 3.03"
  Available in five sizes:
8.74" x 6.88" and 7.78" x 6.12"
6.99" x 5.51" and 6.16" x 4.85"
3.84" x 3.04"



Simply Tomatoes

Bring fresh and fabulous flair to your embroidery projects with beautiful one-color tomato designs. Towels, table linens, aprons, pillows, and more get a tasty update with these quick-stitching designs.
     
   
Available in four sizes:
6.91" x 8.70" and 6.21" x 7.81"
5.51" x 6.93" and 4.85" x 6.10"
 
A dish towel with a bright red stripe brings out the bold, graphic style of this design.


Add bold style to quilts and wall hangings with these juicy tomatoes. The open spaces in these designs make them perfect for stitching on solid, sturdy fabrics.
Available in four sizes:
11.75" x 6.49" and 9.41" x 5.20" and 7.81" x 4.31" and 6.00" x 3.46"


A thin border featuring the robust tomatoes is perfect for running along tablecloths, placemats, and aprons. The 5" x 7" size of the border has been formatted for both Endless Hoop and standard hoops, or reference our tutorial and video on repeating border designs.
Available in five sizes:
11.75" x 3.55" and 9.41" x 2.85" and 7.81" x 2.36" and 6.00" x 2.10"

Split Design (The split border contains 2 files both smaller than):
3.77" x 1.81"


Add just the right serving of bright tomatoes to pillow shams, napkins, pockets, and more with a corner and accent design.
   
 
Available in three sizes:
5.86" x 5.92" and 4.86" x 4.91" and 3.86" x 3.90"
  Available in one size:
3.88" x 2.80"



Simply Tomatoes Design Pack

 Simply Tomatoes Design Pack


Add these bright, graphic tomatoes to your next kitchen project. Click on a link below to see the designs in the pack, sizes, and prices:

 

The pack is available in 4 sizes:

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





Request of the Week -- Mother's Day Bottle Aprons

Wish Mom a Happy Mother's Day with these sweet and thoughtful bottle aprons. Kara requested the designs as a cute and crafty way to celebrate her mom, and we loved the idea.

Here the apron has been designed to look like, well, an apron! Great for hostess gifts, housewarmings, and other occasions as well as Mother's Day.
     
   
Available in one size:
4.85" x 6.22"
 
Add these bottle aprons to bottles of wine, lotion, hand soap, olive oil, and more!


The following Mother's Day bottle aprons also feature a separation to add to coordinating tea towels, aprons, or other gift ideas.  Find the helpful tutorial on bottle aprons here, and the video tutorial here.
     
 
Available in one size:
4.85" x 6.22"
  Available in two sizes:
4.86" x 4.87" and 3.86" x 3.87"


Not only does this "Mom" bottle apron and matching separation shine on fabulous Mother's Day gifts, but they're also terrific for wishing her a Happy Birthday, or simply celebrating her for everything she does.
   
 
Available in one size:
4.85" x 6.22"
  Available in two sizes:
5.12" x 4.86" and 3.86" x 3.67"


A variation of the above design featuring "Mum" instead of "Mom" has been created, too! Get helpful step-by-step instructions on bottle aprons here, and a fabulous video here.
   
 
Available in one size:
4.85" x 6.22"
  Available in two sizes:
5.13" x 4.87" and 3.87" x 3.68"


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 2017. 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 requests, click here.