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Perfectly Perched

NEW THIS WEEK - May 5th, 2010

 

Perfectly Perched

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There's something special about birdcages. As a design motif they evoke the romance of the Victorian era, and they've taken flight in a big way in decorating today. Feather your nest with this week's lovely new birdcage designs!

 

Get fancy with a couple of Victorian birdcages, surrounded by romantic roses and occupied by adoring pairs of birds, in wonderfully detailed designs. Stitch an elegant, carefree look with filigree birdcages, defined by uplifting swirls and soaring birds. And create sweet music with singing birds in playfully shaped cages, perfect for everyone who's young at heart!

 

Craft a unique style with whimsical birdcage designs full of color and flair. Fly around the world with birdcages inspired by every corner of the globe. And get back to basics with classic silhouette birdcages, each housing a different brightly colored bird.

 

Soar through this week's new collection and fall in love with these birdcage designs ... and let your imagination take flight!

Embellish a box with satin, embroidery, beads and more to hold mementos and special treasures. Click here for free project instructions!

 

 

Victorian Birdcages


Stitch a bit of grand Victorian romance with this birdcage design! A pair of lovebirds, little parrots known for their dedication to their mate, snuggle together in a golden birdcage surrounded by roses and greenery. Beautiful on pillows for the living room and special wedding or anniversary gifts!
 
Available in three sizes:
7.22"X7.82" and 5.87"X6.38" and 4.85"X5.28"


A duo of doves make a perfect pair in this sweet detailed design. It's a great choice for romantic wedding and anniversary stitching too -- or just stitch it on a tote bag, wall hanging, or pillow to bring a bit of romance to every day!
 
Available in two sizes:
5.86"X7.48" and 4.87"X6.24"

 

 

Birdcage Wreath

A "wreath" of wrought iron-style curls forms the backdrop for an antique birdcage and brightly colored birds and flowers. Picture this unique and timelessly beautiful design on bags, wall hangings, and more!
 
Available in two sizes:
5.85"X7.68" and 4.87"X6.36"

 

 

Feathered & Fanciful Filigree

Beautiful filigree swirls bring an elegant, carefree look to these uplifting birdcage designs! They're light and open, perfect for thinner fabrics like T-shirts or quilter's cotton, as well as pretty much anything else you care to stitch them on. If you're looking for stitching to make a unique and lovely style statement, these are the designs for you! The 6" size of each border is formatted for the Endless Hoop; they may also be used in standard hoops.

Filigree Birdcage 1

Available in three sizes:
5.82"X7.23" and 4.80"X5.98" and 3.13"X3.86"

Filigree Birdcage 2
Available in three sizes:
5.82"X6.47" and 4.80"X5.34" and 3.47"X3.86"

Filigree Birdcage 3
Available in three sizes:
5.87"X5.85" and 4.81"X4.80" and 3.86"X3.84"

Filigree Birdcage Rectangle (Thick Border)
Available in two sizes:
9.34"X4.70" and 6.00"X3.20"

Filigree Birds Border
Available in three sizes:
9.33"X2.35" and 6.00"X1.58" and 3.89"X1.02"

Filigree Birdcage Corner
Available in two sizes:
4.86"X4.87" and 3.85"X3.87"


A Feathered & Fanciful Filigree Value Pack

 

Get this collection of filigree birdcage designs at a discount to stitch a unique, beautiful look! The large design pack contains 9 designs, priced at only $12.97! The medium design pack contains 8 designs, priced at only $12.97! The small design pack contains 5 designs, priced at only $8.97! 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 All designs smaller than 4 x 4

Stitch fashionable tea towels for gifts, craft fairs, and more with these uniquely lovely birdcage designs! Learn which designs, stabilizer, and towels to choose for results that look great.

Click here for these free instructions!


 

 

Singing & Swinging

A little birdie told us these oh-so-cute designs are the height of spring fashion! Use them to make sweet music on all kinds of projects -- little girls' shirts, adorable purses for young-at-heart ladies, and fashionable decor to feather your nest. They're the perfect pick for last-minute gifts, too!
 
Singing Bird 1   Singing Bird 2
 
Available in two sizes:
4.85"X5.95" and 3.15"X3.86"
  Available in two sizes:
4.84"X5.75" and 3.25"X3.86"

Singing Bird 3   Singing Bird 4
 
Available in two sizes:
4.86"X5.42" and 3.46"X3.86"
  Available in two sizes:
4.87"X6.24" and 3.02"X3.86"

Singing Bird 5   Singing Bird 6
 
Available in two sizes:
4.58"X6.84" and 2.59"X3.86"
  Available in two sizes:
5.25"X4.85" and 3.86"X3.56"


A Singing & Swinging Value Pack

 

Stitch a sweet song with all these designs! The Singing & Swinging design packs contain 6 designs, priced at only $9.97!  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

Light and open designs like these birdcages are a great choice for T-shirts! Learn which shirts, designs, and stabilizers to use to create a T-shirt that looks terrific.

Click here for these free instructions!


 

 

Wings & Whimsy

A little bit circus, a little bit paisley, a little bit tropical -- these great designs make a statement that's colorful in all senses of the word! Picture them on fun fancy pillows, girls' bedroom decor, and more. With birds full of character and whimsical, dreamlike cages, they'll inspire fantastic creations! The 6" size of each border is formatted for the Endless Hoop; they may also be used in standard hoops.

Whimsical Birdcage 1

Available in two sizes:
5.80"X8.37" and 4.75"X6.86"

Whimsical Birdcage 2
Available in two sizes:
5.80"X7.93" and 4.79"X6.55"

Whimsical Birdcage 3
Available in two sizes:
5.14"X9.40" and 3.73"X6.80"

Whimsical Birds Rectangle (Thick Border)
Available in two sizes:
9.41"X4.70" and 6.00"X3.11"

Whimsical Birds Border
Available in three sizes:
9.40"X2.34" and 6.00"X1.71" and 3.84"X0.95"

Whimsical Birdcage Corner   Whimsical Bird 1
 
Available in two sizes:
4.85"X4.86" and 3.85"X3.86"
  Available in one size:
3.26"X2.64"

Whimsical Birdcage Accent   Whimsical Bird 2
 
Available in one size:
2.68"X3.51"
  Available in one size:
3.25"X1.94"


A Wings & Whimsy Value Pack

 

Stitch a unique and whimsical look with this wonderful set of designs! The large Wings & Whimsy design pack contains 12 designs, priced at only $19.97! The small Wings & Whimsy design pack contains 11 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

Jazz up a jean skirt with these unique designs! Denim is a great fabric to embroider -- it's substantial enough to support a wide range of designs. Learn which fabrics, designs, and stabilizers to use with this popular fabric.

Click here for these free instructions!


 

 

World of Wings

Soar around the world with birdcage designs from every corner of the globe! Each cage below is inspired by the local architecture, with a native bird to add a dash of color. These designs are light enough to stitch on T-shirts -- perfect for a unique homemade "souvenir" of your favorite places! They'll look lovely on tote bags, pillows, and even quilts too.

Russian Birdcage

Available in two sizes:
5.81"X7.53" and 4.86"X6.28"

Turkish Birdcage
Available in two sizes:
5.86"X6.56" and 4.86"X5.42"

Asian Birdcage
Available in two sizes:
5.85"X6.46" and 4.85"X5.34"

Scandinavian Birdcage
Available in two sizes:
5.87"X6.93" and 4.88"X5.78"

African Birdcage
Available in two sizes:
5.81"X7.55" and 4.86"X6.29"

Indian Birdcage
Available in two sizes:
5.81"X6.91" and 4.86"X5.76"


A World of Wings Value Pack

 

Let your imagination take wing with these worldly designs! The World of Wings design packs contain 6 designs, priced at only $9.97!  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

 

 

Sittin' Pretty Silhouettes

Simple and classic, these birdcage designs are a perfect choice to perch on all sorts of projects! Brightly colored birds are vibrant against ornate, old-fashioned birdcages. They'll be beautiful on tea towels, T-shirts, and everything in between!
 
Silhouette Birdcage 1   Silhouette Birdcage 2
 
Available in two sizes:
4.80"X6.31" and 2.94"X3.86"
  Available in two sizes:
4.81"X6.22" and 2.99"X3.86"

Silhouette Birdcage 3   Silhouette Birdcage 4
 
Available in two sizes:
4.80"X6.10" and 3.04"X3.86"
  Available in two sizes:
4.03"X6.85" and 2.28"X3.86"

Silhouette Birdcage 5   Silhouette Birdcage 6
 
Available in two sizes:
4.87"X6.66" and 2.83"X3.86"
  Available in two sizes:
4.81"X6.83" and 2.72"X3.86"


A Sittin' Pretty Silhouettes Value Pack

 

Stitch a whole flock of these enchanting birdcage designs! The Sittin' Pretty Silhouettes design packs contain 6 designs, priced at only $9.97! 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

Stitch a light and lovely birdcage bunting! This simple project makes a cozy, fashionable accent for your home or even the garden. Each fabric flag holds a sweet birdcage design. Fly as many or as few as you like!

Click here for these free project instructions!


 


Enjoy a summertime picnic with Sunbonnet Sue and Fisherman Fred! They've got their baskets packed, their blankets spread out, and they're ready to enjoy a lovely lunch. These designs will be adorable on wall hangings, tote bags, and lots more!

 

Fisherman Fred

  Sunbonnet Sue

 

Available in three sizes:
8.58"X5.86" and 6.87"X4.69" and 3.86"X2.63"

 

Available in three sizes:
8.42"X5.85" and 6.85"X4.76" and 3.86"X2.67"



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