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Divine Art Deco
Divine Art Deco

NEW THIS WEEK - May 13th, 2015


Bold, vibrant colors, elaborate ornamentation, and sophisticated geometric lines fill these new Art Deco designs!

Add a unique look to your embroidery projects with glamorous designs straight out of the Jazz Age. Contemporary border and corner patterns boast gold details and intricate patterns, while fresh floral motifs utilize strong, graphic lines and classic Art Deco symmetry. Don't forget the new bird designs -- each of the fabulous feathered friends explores the beauty of the 1920s.

We love using these Art Deco designs on pillow shams, tote bags, and apparel. We've even thrown in a few vintage style designs that are perfect for tea towels and other lightweight fabrics!

Scroll down to see the variety!
 

Give a DIY wallet an extra-stylish look thanks to Art Deco-inspired designs.
Click here for free project instructions!


Pay homage to the Jazz Age with a collection of Art Deco-inspired designs! The classic visual arts style is distinguished by its use of spirited, lively colors, exquisite ornamentation, and ornate geometric lines. It was first introduced during the 1920s, and is making a comeback in art and fashion today.

Bold, graphic lines and a distinguished color scheme give this swan his Jazz Age-style design. A stunning great horned owl is equally decked in the traditional style.
     
 
Available in three sizes:
6.69" x 7.78" and 5.86" x 6.82" and 4.86" x 5.66"
  Available in three sizes:
6.89" x 9.50" and 5.65" x 7.78" and 4.86" x 6.70"


Fabulous geometric details, thick satin stitches, and a gorgeous color combination mean this intricate peacock is sure to wow. Stitch the majestic creature on a variety of projects, including pillows, tote bags, and more.
 
Available in four sizes:
10.70" x 6.90" and 9.10" x 5.87" and 7.80" x 5.03" and 6.87" x 4.43"


A striking Art Deco long-eared owl spreads his wings in this gorgeous embroidery design. We love the way the 1920s elements give the bird a unique look -- add him to your next embroidery project!
 
Available in three sizes:
9.49" x 6.89" and 7.80" x 5.66" and 6.75" x 4.90"


A great blue heron shows off its 1920s style with vibrant colors and bold lines. This dazzling Art Deco bird is a terrific addition to tote bags, pillows, wall hangings, and more.
 
 
 Available in four sizes:
11.73" x 6.27" and 9.38" x 5.01" and 7.78" x 4.16" and 6.85" x 3.67"  


This jazzy barn owl is a fabulous example of traditional Art Deco style. The color scheme, patterns, and lavish ornamentation featured in the embroidery design perfectly fit the traditional characteristics of the Jazz Age.
 
Available in three sizes:
6.39" x 7.79" and 5.87" x 7.16" and 4.87" x 5.93" 


Below, beautiful irises and calla lilies sit in Art Deco-inspired vases. These designs feature the classic characteristics of the Jazz Age style, including its use of symmetry, bright colors, and graphic patterns.
     
 
Available in four sizes:
7.25" x 7.81" and 6.51" x 7.01"
5.86" x 6.31" and 4.86" x 5.24"
  Available in four sizes:
7.80" x 7.73" and 6.96" x 6.90"
5.91" x 5.86" and 4.88" x 4.84"


Art Deco Iris


Tall, exquisite irises are a widely popular flower, and are wonderful additions to a variety of embroidery projects. Named after the Greek goddess who rode rainbows, the perennial is hardy, reliable, and easy to grow (not to mention stunning, too!). They are commonly planted in home gardens, thanks to their ability to attract butterflies and hummingbirds and to make lovely cut flowers.
     
 
Available in five sizes:
7.79" x 7.76" and 6.90" x 6.87"
5.90" x 5.87" and 4.91" x 4.89"
3.89" x 3.87"
  Available in five sizes:
7.77" x 7.77" and 6.90" x 6.90"
5.90" x 5.90" and 4.90" x 4.90"
3.90" x 3.90"


Irises have a distinctive look with three large outer petals called "falls" and three inner upright petals called "standards." They're a well-known summer flower, and look terrific when added to warm weather projects such as outdoor decor, pillows, or lightweight apparel.
     
 
Available in five sizes:
3.26" x 7.79" and 2.88" x 6.90"
2.47" x 5.90" and 2.05" x 4.89"
1.63" x 3.89"
  Available in one size:
3.18" x 3.86"


The iris is the French royal standard fleur-de-lis and is also the symbol of Florence, Italy. Stitch this Art Deco iris border on bath towels, quilts, table linens, and more!
 
Available in five sizes:
7.80" x 3.25" and 6.90" x 2.87" and 5.90" x 2.46" and 4.90" x 2.04" and 3.90" x 1.63"


Add a corner iris design to blankets and quilts, linen napkins, and pockets for a fabulous addition to your embroidery projects. This design combines a classic iris with gold Art Deco detailing.
 
Available in five sizes:
3.31" x 3.32" and 2.92" x 2.93" and 2.50" x 2.51" and 2.08" x 2.08" and 1.65" x 1.66"


Art Deco Iris Design Packs
 

Art Deco Iris Design Packs

Pick your favorite Art Deco iris design, or buy them all in a design pack to get an even larger discount!

Click on a link below to see the designs in the pack, sizes and prices:


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"



Art Deco Iris (Vintage)


The intricate Art Deco iris designs are also available in the "vintage" style of embroidery. These light and airy stitches are perfect additions to smooth and neutral fabrics, such as quilter's cotton, linens, denim, and canvas.
     
 
Available in five sizes:
7.80" x 7.78" and 6.90" x 6.89"
5.90" x 5.89" and 4.90" x 4.90"
3.89" x 3.90"
  Available in five sizes:
7.80" x 7.80" and 6.90" x 6.90"
5.90" x 5.90" and 4.90" x 4.91"
3.90" x 3.90"


Create quick-stitch varieties of the beautiful iris designs for your summertime projects, such as on low-nap towels, bed and table linens, and shirts and skirts. They're a delicate alternative to the satin-stitch Art Deco irises.
     
 
Available in five sizes:
3.30" x 7.80" and 2.92" x 6.90"
2.49" x 5.88" and 2.08" x 4.90"
1.65" x 3.90"
  Available in one size:
3.23" x 3.89"


Add elegance and beauty to your embroidery projects with a vintage-style iris border. The fast-stitching design is great on tea towels, aprons, and tote bags.
 
Available in five sizes:
7.80" x 3.27" and 6.90" x 2.89" and 5.90" x 2.47" and 4.90" x 2.06" and 3.90" x 1.63"


A light and open iris is a fabulous addition to shirt pockets, quilt corners, or the edges of tablecloths. The Art Deco embellishments and pretty floral design make an irresistible combination.
 
Available in five sizes:
3.30" x 3.30" and 2.93" x 2.93" and 2.50" x 2.50" and 2.07" x 2.07" and 1.65" x 1.66"


Art Deco Iris (Vintage) Design Packs
 

Art Deco Iris (Vintage) Design Packs

These vintage-style iris designs can be ordered individually by clicking on the links shown above. Or, buy them in a design pack to get the whole collection!

Click on a link below to see the designs in the pack, sizes and prices:


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"



Art Deco Calla Lily


Calla lilies traditionally signify magnificence and beauty in the flower world, which is no wonder why the stunning flower is such a gorgeous addition to a wide variety of embroidery projects. Not only do they have one of the most unique floral shapes, but they also come in a wide variety of colors. We chose to portray them in their most common color scheme: white with a yellow center.
     
 
Available in five sizes:
7.80" x 7.80" and 6.90" x 6.90"
5.90" x 5.90" and 4.90" x 4.90"
3.90" x 3.90"
  Available in five sizes:
7.80" x 7.80" and 6.90" x 6.90"
5.90" x 5.90" and 4.90" x 4.90"
3.90" x 3.90"


Despite their large, trumpet-shaped blooms, calla lilies are actually neither callas nor lilies. The exquisite flower is classified as its own type of bloom and is widely known to symbolize purity, heavenly bliss, and faith.
     
 
Available in five sizes:
3.25" x 7.80" and 2.88" x 6.91"
2.47" x 5.91" and 2.05" x 4.90"
1.63" x 3.90"
  Available in one size:
2.96" x 3.86"


The bold colors, geometric shapes, and lavish ornamentation of the classic Art Deco style is ever present in this vibrant calla lily border. It's a terrific addition to towel sets, aprons, and placemats.
 
Available in five sizes:
7.80" x 3.25" and 6.90" x 2.88" and 5.90" x 2.46" and 4.90" x 2.05" and 3.90" x 1.64"


Tuck this lovely corner design onto shirt pockets, placemats, or quilts for an added hint of elegant flair.
 
Available in five sizes:
3.25" x 3.25" and 2.88" x 2.88" and 2.46" x 2.46" and 2.04" x 2.04" and 1.63" x 1.63"


Art Deco Calla Lily Design Packs
 

Art Deco Calla Lily (Vintage) Design Packs

The designs can be ordered separately -- just click on the links shown above. Or you can buy them in a design pack for an even deeper discount!

Click on a link below to see the designs in the pack, sizes and prices:


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"



Art Deco Calla Lily (Vintage)


The beautiful calla lily designs are also available in the ever popular "vintage" style, known for its light stitches and open spaces. We love the way it looks like hand embroidery and it's a great addition to tea towels, light linens, and quilter's cotton.
     
 
Available in five sizes:
7.74" x 7.79" and 6.85" x 6.90"
5.87" x 5.90" and 4.89" x 4.90"
3.90" x 3.90"
  Available in five sizes:
7.79" x 7.80" and 6.89" x 6.91"
5.89" x 5.90" and 4.89" x 4.90"
3.90" x 3.90"


Add the delightful floral designs to a variety of embroidery projects, such as tablecloths, napkins, and even apparel! The beautiful blooms look fabulous on skirts, dresses, and blouses.
     
 
Available in five sizes:
3.29" x 7.80" and 2.92" x 6.90"
2.50" x 5.90" and 2.08" x 4.90"
1.66" x 3.90"
  Available in one size:
2.94" x 3.88"


The intricate details of this Art Deco flower border makes it a terrific embellishment for table runners, aprons, and more. Bonus: The nature of the vintage-style designs mean they're surprisingly quick-to-stitch, too.
 
Available in five sizes:
7.80" x 3.30" and 6.90" x 2.92" and 5.90" x 2.50" and 4.90" x 2.08" and 3.90" x 1.64"


Spring and summer linens are the perfect choice for calla lilies, especially this pretty corner design. Use it anywhere you would find hand embroidery -- quilts, linen napkins, and more!
 
Available in five sizes:
3.29" x 3.29" and 2.92" x 2.92" and 2.50" x 2.50" and 2.08" x 2.08" and 1.65" x 1.66"


Art Deco Calla Lily (Vintage) Design Packs
 

Art Deco Calla Lily (Vintage) Design Packs

Add these lovely calla lilies to your embroidery projects. The designs can be ordered individually (just click on the links shown above) or bought all together in a design pack!

Click on a link below to see the designs in the pack, sizes and prices:


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"



Art Deco Borders & Corners


Art Deco design is distinctive in its vibrant use of geometry, and is oftentimes noted as representing luxury, glamour, and exuberance. These fun and fabulous designs are a magnificent example of the characteristics of classic Art Deco style.
     
 
Available in five sizes:
11.75" x 3.92" and 9.40" x 3.14"
 7.80" x 2.61" and 6.00" x 2.22"
3.85" x 1.30"
  Available in three sizes:
5.71" x 5.70" and 4.87" x 4.86"
and 3.87" x 3.86"
 


Add these border and corner embroidery designs to your next project. Bold colors and eye-catching patterns are dramatic additions to table runners, placemats, napkins, and more!
     
 
Available in five sizes:
11.75" x 3.89" and 9.40" x 3.12"
 7.80" x 2.59" and 6.00" x 2.14"
3.85" x 1.29"
  Available in three sizes:
5.86" x 5.86" and 4.85" x 4.85"
and 3.85" x 3.85"
 


Art Deco style is also known for its use of symmetry in designs. These border and corner designs are fabulous examples of that type of style, plus are terrific additions to a wide variety of embroidery projects!
     
 
Available in five sizes:
11.75" x 3.95" and 9.40" x 3.16"
 7.80" x 2.62" and 6.00" x 2.23"
3.85" x 1.31"
  Available in three sizes:
5.86" x 5.87" and 4.86" x 4.87"
and 3.86" x 3.86"
 


Request of the Week: West Highland Terrier Silhouette & Sketch
 


We love getting your ideas and suggestions for new designs in our inboxes, like Kathleen's request for a West Highland Terrier. Stitch the adorable pup in one of two different ways: a classic silhouette design and a sketch of the terrier in varying stages of play. Thanks for the suggestion!
     
 
Available in three sizes:
5.86" x 8.10" and 4.86" x 6.72" and 2.79" x 3.86"
  Available in four sizes:
7.50" x 7.80" and 6.90" x 7.19"
5.86" x 6.13" and 4.85" x 5.04"


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 2016. 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.
 



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