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Best of the West
Best of the West

NEW THIS WEEK - May 11, 2016

Howdy, partner! Stitch the best that the wild, wild west has to offer with these new machine embroidery designs.

Add a touch of Western charm to pillows, quilts, or tote bags with these designs featuring cowboy boots, horseshoes, and more! Blooming country symbols come to life on jackets and framed artwork, while Western whitework bring stitched elegance to quilts and wall hangings.

Embrace your inner cowboy with cute, quick-stitching sayings, or decorate table or bed linens with vintage-style Western wildflowers. The opportunities are endless!

Trot down the page to see these new designs!

Show off your Western style with a denim jacket adorned with these new designs.


Soft, stunning petals contrast beautifully with the simple lines and classic shapes of these classic Western motifs. A horseshoe and a cowboy boot add fun Western flair to a wide variety of projects including pillows, framed artwork, and wall hangings.
   
 
Available in three sizes:
6.58" x 7.79" and 5.86" x 6.93" and 4.86" x 5.75"
  Available in four sizes:
6.89" x 10.32" and 5.86" x 8.78"
5.21" x 7.81" and 4.58" x 6.87"


A steer skull bursting with colorful blooms brings unexpected beauty to your embroidery. Stitch this sweet mare onto any project for a hint of country charm.
   
 
Available in three sizes:
6.89" x 7.69" and 5.86" x 6.54" and 4.86" x 5.42"
  Available in three sizes:
6.89" x 9.17" and 5.86" x 7.80" and 4.86" x 6.47"



Wild Wild West (Whitework)

Kick up your heels with chic country whitework! Update jacket backs, tote bags, and quilts with these designs fit for any cowboy or cowgirl. The light and open areas are perfect for stitching on smooth, neutral fabrics, like the denim used here.
   
 
Available in five sizes:
7.80" x 6.95" and 7.19" x 6.41"
6.58" x 5.86" and 5.45" x 4.86"
3.87" x 3.44"
  Available in five sizes:
7.81" x 7.78" and 6.93" x 6.90"
5.89" x 5.86" and 4.88" x 4.86"
3.87" x 3.85"


Give your next machine embroidery project a look straight out of the wild wild West with a pair of horseshoe and stallion designs. Perfect for any country-theme decor, or for horse-lovers, too.
     
 
Available in five sizes:
7.82" x 7.11" and 7.00" x 6.37"
6.45" x 5.87" and 5.35" x 4.87"
3.87" x 3.52"
  Available in five sizes:
10.39" x 6.91" and 8.81" x 5.86"
7.80" x 5.19" and 6.86" x 4.57"
3.89" x 2.61"


Along the great open plains of the West, bison and coyote roam freely. Embody the feel of a Western landscape on your next embroidery project with these whitework designs.
     
 
Available in five sizes:
7.79" x 7.33" and 6.91" x 6.51"
6.21" x 5.84" and 5.16" x 4.86"
3.86" x 3.63"
  Available in five sizes:
7.79" x 7.75" and 6.94" x 6.91"
5.88" x 5.86" and 4.89" x 4.87"
3.86" x 3.85"


Each of these designs feature light flourishes, natural accents, and the classic whitework style -- add to tote bags, home decor, apparel, and more.
 
Available in five sizes:
6.91" x 10.11" and 5.86" x 8.57" and 5.34" x 7.81" and 4.69" x 6.86" and 2.66" x 3.89"


Wild Wild West (Whitework) Design Pack

Wild Wild West (Whitework)


Purchase these elegant and eye-catching designs individually by clicking the links above, or get all 7 of the Western whitework designs in a pack -- priced at only $12.97!

Click on a link below to see the designs in the pack, and add the pack to your basket.

 

The pack is available in 5 sizes:

XXL - Designs smaller than 7.9" x 7.9"
  XL - Designs smaller than 7" x 11.8"
  Lg - Designs smaller than 6" x 10"
 Md - Designs smaller than 5" x 7"
 Sm - Designs smaller than 4" x 4"




Western Wildflowers (Vintage)

Beautiful Western wildflowers are quick, light-stitching additions to tea towels, bed linens, and other smooth, neutral fabrics. The blooms below are Mountain Phacelia, Baby Blue Eyes, and Indian Pink long-stem flowers.
       
     
Available in five sizes:
4.75" x 11.74" and 3.81" x 9.42"
 3.17" x 7.82" and 2.78" x 6.87"
2.08" x 3.89"
  Available in five sizes:
5.58" x 11.75" and 4.45" x 9.38"
  3.70" x 7.80" and 3.27" x 6.87"
2.43" x 3.90"
  Available in five sizes:
5.53" x 11.74" and 4.43" x 9.40"
  3.67" x 7.81" and 3.22" x 6.85"
2.33" x 3.85"


Indian Paintbrush, Foothill Larkspur, and Cliff Rose are blossoms commonly associated with the West. Let one grow on your next embroidery project!
       
   
Available in five sizes:
5.28" x 11.74" and 4.22" x 9.39"
 3.50" x 7.81" and 3.09" x 6.88"
2.17" x 3.85"
  Available in five sizes:
4.91" x 11.75" and 3.93" x 9.40"
  3.26" x 7.80" and 2.87" x 6.85"
1.95" x 3.89"
  Available in five sizes:
5.10" x 11.74" and 4.09" x 9.39"
  3.39" x 7.79" and 3.00" x 6.88"
2.30" x 3.85"

     

Showcase these beautiful blooms on a Western-theme tote bag! Strips of denim add a patchwork effect to the tote, while Indian Paintbrush and Mountain Phacelia bring the beauty of the great West.

Find this new tutorial right here.
 
 
     


Finish this garden of Western petals with designs featuring Centaurium, Mountain Aster, and California Poppies. A light and lovely addition to any quilt, gardening gear, or tote bag.
         
   
Available in five sizes:
5.40" x 11.74" and 4.34" x 9.40"
 3.60" x 7.83" and 3.17" x 6.87"
2.40" x 3.86"
   Available in five sizes:
5.40" x 11.74" and 4.33" x 9.41"
 3.59" x 7.81" and 3.16" x 6.86"
2.03" x 3.88"
  Available in five sizes:
5.59" x 11.74" and 4.48" x 9.39"
  3.71" x 7.79" and 3.27" x 6.85"
2.72" x 3.90"


Western Wildflowers (Vintage) Design Pack

Western Wildflowers (Vintage) Design Pack


Bring the beauty of these Western wildflowers to your home on quilt blocks, pillowcases, and more.

Get all 9 of the vintage-style flowers in a pack -- priced at only $14.97!

 

The pack is available in 5 sizes:

XXL - Designs smaller than 7" x 11.8"
  XL - Designs smaller than 6" x 10"
  Lg - Designs smaller than 7.9" x 7.9"
 Md - Designs smaller than 5" x 7"
 Sm - Designs smaller than 4" x 4"




Words of the West

Show off your wild and wandering soul with rustic sayings and samplers! Whether you are "Wild at Heart" or have a "Restless Roaming Spirit," each of these country quotes stun on tote bags, framed art, and more.
   
 
Available in four sizes:
7.76" x 6.85" and 6.65" x 5.87"
5.52" x 4.87" and 3.87" x 3.42"
  Available in four sizes:
6.85" x 7.27" and 5.86" x 6.21"
4.86" x 5.15" and 3.64" x 3.87"


Welcome friends and family into your crazy country home with a friendly "Howdy". Or, show your love for riding with this cowboy hat design.
   
 
Available in four sizes:
9.88" x 6.85" and 7.80" x 5.40"
6.84" x 4.75" and 3.85" x 2.67"
  Available in four sizes:
8.46" x 6.85" and 7.24" x 5.87"
6.00" x 4.87" and 3.85" x 3.13"
 


Pillows, quilt blocks, and wall hangings get a sweet update with a "You Belong Among the Wildflowers" design. Adorn totes, saddle bags, and jacket backs with a "Blaze Your Own Trail" motif.
 
   
Available in four sizes:
7.64" x 6.85" and 6.54" x 5.86"
5.42" x 4.86" and 3.87" x 3.46"
 
  Available in four sizes:
6.85" x 7.61" and 5.86" x 6.51"
4.86" x 5.40" and 3.47" x 3.87"


Love to roam? Any wanderer will love these chalkboard-inspired Western sayings. They're a terrific quick-stitching option for any embroiderer, plus these fun quotes will stun wherever you stitch them.
     
 
Available in four sizes:
6.86" x 7.19" and 5.86" x 6.14"
4.86" x 5.09" and 3.70" x 3.86"
  Available in five sizes:
6.89" x 10.05" and 5.87" x 8.57"
5.34" x 7.79" and 4.68" x 6.83"
2.75" x 3.90"



Dream Catcher and Feathers (Lace)

Native American culture values dream catchers as a way to keep away bad spirits and nightmares. Make a breathtaking freestanding lace dream catcher to hang in your bedroom!

Click here to find out how four lace pieces come together to make this feather dream catcher.

 
Available in two sizes:
5" x 7" and 4" x 4"



Request of the Week -- Afghan Hound Sketch & Silhouette

Dog breed designs are some of our most popular motifs on the website! Laura requested a sketch and silhouette to match her Afghan Hound, and we loved the idea. See even more animal sketches here.
     
 
Available in four sizes:
7.80" x 7.49" and 7.19" x 6.90"
6.09" x 5.85" and 5.05" x 4.85"
  Available in three sizes:
5.86" x 7.50" and 4.86" x 6.21" and 3.02" x 3.86"


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.