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Under the Sea

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Whether you're going to be seaside or poolside this summer, new ocean fresh designs are just right for summertime stitching.

Sea shell, starfish, conch shell and sand dollar medleys are paired with delicate coral and flowing script, and the realistic ocean elements are also separated for stitching onto smaller spaces.

Exciting sea mammal sprays, lush Art Nouveau panels, and a seaworthy nautical clothesline are perfect for adding to summer projects such as towels, beach bags, and more.

Lovely two-color sea sketches are quick-stitching and light additions to shirts and cover-ups, while whimsical cartoon sea creatures will especially delight kids on bibs, beach towels, quilts, and more.

Swim on down the page to see all the new and fabulous under the sea designs!  

Free project instructions

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Bring the beauty of the seaside to your projects with lovely arrangements of shells, starfish and sand dollars. The sweet sea tones in the color palette brings a breath of fresh ocean air to your summer projects. Towels, totes, pillows, and more are perfect places for these jewels of the ocean!
 
Available in four sizes:
6.94"X8.55" and 6.33"X7.80"
5.86"X7.23" and 4.86"X5.99"
  Available in two sizes:
4.99"X4.86" and 3.86"X3.76"


Spruce up beach bags and beach towels with lush starfish designs. With the coral and the word "ocean" or by themselves, these starfish will bring a bit of ocean spray wherever you stitch them! Click here for lots of tips about stitching on terrycloth.
 
 
Available in four sizes:
7.00"X8.54" and 6.40"X7.81"
5.80"X7.09" and 4.85"X5.92"
  Available in two sizes:
4.85"X6.37" and 2.94"X3.85"


Create a seaside theme in your bathroom with luminescent seashells.
 
Available in three sizes:
9.35"X7.00" and 7.78"X5.82" and 6.48"X4.86"
  Available in two sizes:
5.97"X4.86" and 3.85"X3.14"


Delicate sand dollars are delightful on towels, pillows, bath robes, and more.
 
Available in three sizes:
9.57"X7.00" and 7.80"X5.70" and 6.63"X4.84"
  Available in two sizes:
6.86"X4.72" and 3.85"X2.65"


Vertical sprays add eye-catching appeal to projects. Their long shape is perfect for towels, pillows, wall hangings, pants, and shirts. Click here to see a variety of ways to create contemporary flavor with these singular shapes!

Stitch a swordfish spray and an orca spray onto beach towels and totes for a sparkling summertime look.
 
 
Available in three sizes:
6.24"X11.81" and 4.98"X9.41" and 3.63"X6.86"
  Available in three sizes:
6.51"X11.80" and 5.22"X9.40" and 3.80"X6.84"


Colorful tropical fish swim through the bubbles, without a care in the world. Cheerful as can be, they're sure to bring smiles to anyone they meet!
 
Available in three sizes:
5.70"X11.81" and 4.55"X9.41" and 3.32"X6.86"


Majestic sea creatures appear in all their glory. Classic Art Nouveau elements set off the natural, elongated beauty of an octopus and a pair of jellyfish. Both designs make stunning additions to pillows and wall hangings, and would be gorgeous in frames, too.
 
Available in three sizes:
5.91"X11.81" and 4.68"X9.34" and 3.44"X6.86"
  Available in three sizes:
5.97"X11.81" and 4.70"X9.33" and 3.43"X6.86"


Clotheslines and summer go hand-in-hand, and none more so than a nautical clothesline. This hearty design is sure to brighten shirts, totes, pillows, and more.
Available in three sizes:
9.41"X4.65" and 7.81"X3.86" and 6.87"X3.39"


Sketches of the Sea

Create a light yet magnificent maritime look with sketches of the sea. Two-color designs in rich shades of ocean blue are quick to stitch, and make handsome additions to beach bags, shirts, cover-ups, table linens, and decor.

A clipper ship and ship's wheel add timeless nautical appeal to projects. Stitch and frame as a pair for a very handsome addition to any room.
 
Available in three sizes:
7.21"X5.86" and 5.96"X4.86" and 3.85"X3.16"
  Available in three sizes:
5.87"X5.85" and 4.84"X4.83" and 3.88"X3.85"


A seashell and starfish look cool in blue. Refresh beach bags, cover-ups, and lightweight towels with these easy breezy designs.
 
Available in three sizes:
6.18"X5.86" and 5.11"X4.86" and 3.85"X3.65" 
  Available in three sizes:
6.14"X5.84" and 5.08"X4.82" and 3.85"X3.66"



A swordfish and a sailfish are impressive additions to cabin and home decor alike.
 
Available in three sizes:
8.51"X4.91" and 6.84"X3.94" and 3.86"X2.22"
  Available in three sizes:
8.50"X5.19" and 6.83"X4.17" and 3.85"X2.35"


Combine two or more of the sea sketches for ocean fresh medleys on pillow shams, wall hangings, and more.
 
Available in three sizes:
5.85"X8.95" and 4.48"X6.85" and 2.52"X3.85"
  Available in three sizes:
2.77"X7.50" and 2.04"X5.50" and 1.43"X3.85"


Stitch this marlin fast -- they are incredibly speedy swimmers, reaching up to 68 miles per hour! Light and attractive on summer shirts and more.
 
 Available in three sizes:
5.86"X5.84" and 4.84"X4.84" and 3.82"X3.84"


Sketches of the Sea Design Packs

Light-stitching sea sketches make great decor and fast and fabulous gifts -- get the design pack to have them all on hand. Add to low nap towels, shirts, tote bags, table linens and more for a very fresh look.

Sketches of the Sea Design Packs

Order the designs individually by clicking the links above, or get the pack with all 9 designs priced at only $12.97! 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"x10"
**Md - Designs smaller than 5"x7"
**Sm - Designs smaller than 4"x4"



Lively Sea Life

Cute sea creatures smile as they swim, adding loads of charm to summer and beach projects for kids and adults alike. Beach bags, cover-ups, towels, and more are all natural habitats for these whimsical marine animals.

A grinning sea turtle and a whale are adorable on T-shirts, blankets, bibs, and more.
 
 
Available in two sizes:
5.69"X4.78" and 3.86"X3.25"
  Available in two sizes:
6.13"X4.82" and 3.85"X3.03"


A shark is all smiles, hoping no one will notice his sharp teeth, and a cheerful crab is just right for beach bags and cover-ups.
 
Available in two sizes:
5.81"X4.84" and 3.85"X3.22"
  Available in two sizes:
5.91"X3.72" and 3.86"X2.43"


A sassy seahorse and a delightful octopus want to swim onto your next project!
   
Available in two sizes:
3.73"X6.34" and 2.27"X3.86"
  Available in two sizes:
4.43"X6.54" and 2.61"X3.85"
 


Stitch something fishy! A bright tropical fish and a pufferfish have big eyes and even bigger smiles. Bath and beach towels are perfect places for these smiling swimmers.
   
Available in two sizes:
4.98"X4.79" and 3.86"X3.71"
  Available in two sizes:
4.68"X4.93" and 3.67"X3.85"
 


The little tongue sticking out gives this ray a rascally look. Very cute on bibs and baby items!
 
 Available in two sizes:
6.86"X2.42" and 3.86"X1.36"


Lively Sea Life Design Packs

Create a whole ocean of cute cartoon sea creatures with the design pack! Sweet on bibs, onesies, blankets, shirts, and more. Just right for pool and beach items, too!

Lively Sea Life Design Packs

Order the designs individually by clicking the links above, or get the pack with all 9 designs priced at only $12.97! Two 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 2 sizes:

**Lg - Designs smaller than 5"x7"
**Sm - Designs smaller than 4"x4"



Special Request of the Week
Embroidery Library is always inspired by your design suggestions, and we thank you for sending us tons of terrific ideas, which we regularly incorporate into the weekly design themes. This space is dedicated to the "Request of the Week."

Joyce requested this week's Rottweiler sketch. Rottweilers make excellent working dogs -- their endurance, intelligence, and determination make them suitable as police dogs, herders, service dogs, therapy dogs -- and devoted companions. Stitch a sketched medley of this hard-working and dedicated breed onto totes, shirts, wall hangings, and more. Thank you, Joyce, for the great design suggestion!
 
Available in three sizes:
7.21"X7.80" and 5.86"X6.32" and 4.86"X5.49"


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