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Patterns with Panache

NEW THIS WEEK - April 28th, 2010

 

Patterns with Panache

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This week it's all about mixing and matching! Plaid, paisley, polka dot, and argyle share the spotlight in this new Patterns with Panache collection.

 

Trios of multi-patterned motifs include fruits and more delicious treats, adorable patterned animals, and fashionable dresses, handbags, and shoes. These brightly colored designs are perfect for sweatshirts for all ages, kitchen decor, and lots more.

 

Classic woodland motifs -- deer, bears, canoes, and more -- mix with juicy, summer-friendly colors in delightful new northwoods plaid decor designs. And a dozen animals get an unexpected look with the addition of patterns. An argyle shark, a plaid monkey, and more will be adorable on all kinds of kids' creations.

 

Scroll down the page to peruse these new designs and add some panache to your stitching with plaid, paisley, polka dot, and argyle patterns!

Complement this week's new northwoods plaid designs with quilted patchwork on a colorful placemat. Click here for free project instructions!
 

 

 

Fashionable Patterned Trios


A trio of pears in juicy yellow, teal, and magenta (or any colors you like) delight on aprons and shirts!
 

Available in two sizes:
9.37"X4.09" and 6.87"X2.99"

Plaid Pear Polka Dot Pear Paisley Pear
Available in one size:
2.91"X3.82"
Available in one size:
2.91"X3.82"
Available in one size:
2.91"X3.82"


Three delicious cupcakes -- which to choose? No need, just sample all these delicious patterns!
 
Available in two sizes:
9.42"X3.13" and 6.84"X2.26"

Plaid Cupcake Paisley Cupcake Polka Dot Cupcake
Available in one size:
2.99"X2.94"
Available in one size:
3.00"X3.05"
Available in one size:
3.00"X3.12"


Stitch spicy patterned peppers on all sorts of sizzlin' kitchen treats!
 
Available in two sizes:
9.36"X3.78" and 6.84"X2.76"

Paisley Pepper Polka Dot Pepper Plaid Pepper
Available in one size:
2.81"X3.68"
Available in one size:
2.81"X3.68"
Available in one size:
2.81"X3.68"


Welcome guests with this trio of sweet patterned pineapples!
 
Available in two sizes:
9.40"X4.69" and 6.85"X3.42"

Polka Dot Pineapple Paisley Pineapple Argyle Pineapple
Available in one size:
2.22"X3.86"
Available in one size:
2.22"X3.86"
Available in one size:
2.22"X3.86"


Green and purple make a beautiful mix in the wings of these plaid, paisley, and polka dot butterflies!
 
Available in two sizes:
9.42"X2.99" and 6.89"X2.20"

Polka Dot Butterfly Paisley Butterfly Plaid Butterfly
Available in one size:
2.96"X2.97"
Available in one size:
3.13"X2.69"
Available in one size:
3.18"X2.66"


Update the classic rooster-themed kitchen decor with these bright patterned birds!
 
Available in two sizes:
9.37"X3.86" and 6.82"X2.80"

Plaid Rooster Polka Dot Rooster Paisley Rooster
Available in one size:
3.06"X3.46"
Available in one size:
3.06"X3.47"
Available in one size:
3.06"X3.46"


Three patterned frogs bring cheer to shirts, towels, and more decor for your pad!
 
Available in two sizes:
9.37"X3.77" and 6.88"X2.76"

Plaid Frog Polka Dot Frog Paisley Frog
Available in one size:
2.84"X2.30"
Available in one size:
3.26"X2.91"
Available in one size:
3.61"X2.74"


This trio of patterned whales is oh-so-cute on wearables, towels, and more for bath and beach.
 
Available in two sizes:
9.41"X3.53" and 6.86"X2.58"

Paisley Whale Polka Dot Whale Plaid Whale
Available in one size:
3.02"X2.95"
Available in one size:
2.90"X3.24"
Available in one size:
3.08"X3.28"


Paisley, polka dot, and plaid owls are a wise choice for adorable shirts and more!
 
Available in two sizes:
9.38"X2.82" and 6.88"X2.08"

Paisley Owl Polka Dot Owl Plaid Owl
Available in one size:
3.07"X2.64"
Available in one size:
2.64"X2.67"
Available in one size:
3.48"X2.82"


Three fun patterned pigs frolic through the mud in this fashionable design.
 
Available in two sizes:
9.42"X3.89" and 6.81"X2.81"

Paisley Pig Polka Dot Pig Argyle Pig
Available in one size:
3.17"X2.38"
Available in one size:
3.17"X2.38"
Available in one size:
3.17"X2.38"


A trio of Scotties wear their patterns with pride!
 
Available in two sizes:
9.32"X3.05" and 6.82"X2.23"

Paisley Scottie Polka Dot Scottie Plaid Scottie
Available in one size:
3.03"X3.04"
Available in one size:
3.03"X3.04"
Available in one size:
3.03"X3.04"


Mee-yow! You'll be at the height of feline fashion with these three patterned cats.
 
Available in two sizes:
9.35"X3.92" and 6.83"X2.87"

Paisley Cat Plaid Cat Polka Dot Cat
Available in one size:
2.89"X2.63"
Available in one size:
3.01"X3.84"
Available in one size:
2.88"X2.63"


Fashion's always more fun when you mix and match! Flaunt a paisley purse, a plaid dress, and a polka dot shoe ...
 
Available in two sizes:
9.36"X3.84" and 6.84"X2.81"

Paisley Handbag Plaid Dress Polka Dot Shoe
Available in one size:
3.01"X3.65"
Available in one size:
2.98"X3.80"
Available in one size:
3.11"X3.21"


A polka dot purse, a paisley dress, and a plaid shoe...
 
Available in two sizes:
9.36"X3.87" and 6.87"X2.85"

Polka Dot Handbag Paisley Dress Plaid Shoe
Available in one size:
2.88"X3.19"
Available in one size:
2.88"X3.87"
Available in one size:
3.42"X2.95"


Or a plaid purse, a polka dot dress, and a paisley shoe!
 
Available in two sizes:
9.42"X3.36" and 6.89"X2.46"

Plaid Handbag Polka Dot Dress Paisley Shoe
Available in one size:
3.01"X3.03"
Available in one size:
3.03"X3.36"
Available in one size:
3.06"X2.49"

These colorful trios are great for all kinds of projects -- tote bags, kitchen decor, and more. But they'll be especially classic on a sweatshirt! Learn tips and tricks for stabilizing, hooping, and embroidering on sweatshirts to make the finished product look phenomenal.

Click here for these free video and written instructions!


 

 

Northwoods Plaid

Classic plaid northwoods decor gets an update with an infusion of summer-friendly color! Classic woodland motifs mix with bright and delightful plaid for a look guests, giftees, and craft-fair shoppers will love. They're easy to adapt to any color scheme you like, too! The 6" wide size of each border has been formatted for the Endless Hoop; they may also be used in standard hoops.

Northwoods Plaid Deer

Available in three sizes:
5.86"X7.42" and 4.80"X6.08" and 3.03"X3.86"

Northwoods Plaid Deer Border
Available in two sizes:
9.40"X3.59" and 6.00"X2.60"

Northwoods Plaid Moose
Available in three sizes:
6.08"X5.81" and 5.03"X4.79" and 3.86"X3.69"

Northwoods Plaid Moose Border
Available in two sizes:
9.40"X3.53" and 6.00"X2.59"

Northwoods Plaid Bear
Available in three sizes:
9.41"X5.82" and 6.80"X4.23" and 3.86"X2.41"

Northwoods Plaid Bear Border
Available in two sizes:
9.40"X3.59" and 6.00"X2.60"

Northwoods Plaid Loon
Available in three sizes:
9.41"X4.67" and 6.78"X3.36" and 3.87"X1.93"

Northwoods Plaid Loon Border
Available in two sizes:
9.41"X3.61" and 6.00"X2.63"

Northwoods Plaid Canoe
Available in three sizes:
9.43"X5.34" and 6.85"X3.87" and 3.88"X2.18"

Northwoods Plaid Canoe Border
Available in two sizes:
9.41"X3.59" and 6.00"X2.63"

Northwoods Plaid Border
Available in three sizes:
9.40"X2.41" and 6.00"X1.84" and 3.86"X1.00"


A Northwoods Plaid Value Pack

 

 Deck out your home in fashionable northwoods plaid with these designs!

The large design pack contains 17 designs, priced at only $24.97!
The medium design pack contains 12 designs, priced at only $17.97!
The small design pack contains 6 designs, priced at only $9.97!

Please note that the small design pack does not contain the borders with silhouettes.
 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 All designs smaller than 4 x 4

Wishing for a magical way to add designs to towels without the back of the embroidery being visible? Here it is! These classy bath towels feature fabric trim that holds the embroidery and cleverly hides the back. You'll love this new method of dressing up towels.

Click here for these free project instructions!


 

 

Pals with Pizzazz

They may not be found in nature, but these patterned animal pals are a natural choice for kids' shirts, bibs, bedroom decor, and more! Plaid, paisley, polka dot, and argyle patterns are paired with favorite creatures in this collection of a dozen delightful designs.
 
Argyle Penguin   Plaid Monkey
 
Available in two sizes:
4.85"X6.65" and 2.82"X3.86"
  Available in two sizes:
4.86"X6.33" and 2.96"X3.85"

Polka Dot Bunny   Argyle Shark
 
Available in two sizes:
4.84"X5.41" and 3.44"X3.84"
  Available in two sizes:
6.86"X4.06" and 3.86"X2.28"

Polka Dot Giraffe   Plaid Pig
 
Available in two sizes:
4.22"X6.87" and 2.37"X3.85"
  Available in two sizes:
6.74"X4.87" and 3.85"X2.78"

Paisley Owl   Paisley Frog
 
Available in two sizes:
4.86"X5.96" and 3.15"X3.85"
  Available in two sizes:
6.85"X3.92" and 3.85"X2.20"

Plaid Cat   Polka Dot Dog
 
Available in two sizes:
4.84"X4.78" and 3.86"X3.83"
  Available in two sizes:
6.82"X2.15" and 3.86"X1.29"

Argyle Crab   Paisley Turtle
 
Available in two sizes:
5.20"X4.86" and 3.85"X3.60"
  Available in two sizes:
6.86"X4.26" and 3.85"X2.40"


A Pals with Pizzazz Value Pack

 

Get all these patterned pals at a discount and stitch a bit of pizzazz on everything in sight! The Pals with Pizzazz design packs each contain 12 designs, priced at only $17.97! 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

Craft the perfect gift for a stylish mom with these adorable patterned animals! They'll be so cute on a baby bib -- a useful gift, and so easy to make with any design you like. For another great variation, try making a towel bib with even more coverage!

Click here for these free project instructions!


 


Sunbonnet Sue and Fisherman Fred tee off in their argyle best! These colorful golfers will be adorable on everything from summery wall hangings to tote bags for taking on the green. Stitch them on items for golfing friends for a gift that's a hole in one!
 

Fisherman Fred

  Sunbonnet Sue

 

Available in three sizes:
5.86"X6.69" and 4.86"X5.53" and 3.40"X3.85"

 

Available in three sizes:
5.86"X6.66" and 4.86"X5.50" and 3.40"X3.86"



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