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Songs of the Sea
Songs of the Sea

NEW THIS WEEK - May 18, 2016

There's nothing quite as magical as the feeling of the fresh sea breeze as you walk down the beach. Stitch songs of the sea with this week's nautical designs!

Add the spirit of the ocean to tea towels, pillows, and framed art with new maritime quotes and sayings. Under the sea potpourri bring sea turtles and tropical fish to beach bags and apparel, while deep sea dwellers bring a whole new look to your next project.

Scroll down the page to see these ocean-inspired designs!

Adorn your patio with a nautical pillow!
Sea-theme sayings are the perfect fit
for this pillow project.



Swept Ashore Sayings

Stitch majesty of the ocean with seaworthy sayings and samplers. Add an inspiring quote to a cushion or tote bag, or adorn a pillow or wall hanging with a sweet, romantic motif.
   
   
 Available in five sizes:
7.81" x 7.76" and 6.96" x 6.91"
5.90" x 5.86" and 4.90" x 4.86"
3.86" x 3.84"
  Available in four sizes:
7.79" x 6.86" and 6.66" x 5.86"
5.52" x 4.86" and 3.87" x 3.40"


Showcase your love for the sea and its magnificent creatures with these bright and colorful embroidery designs. Terrific as framed artwork or wall hangings for unique ocean art.
   
 
Available in five sizes:
9.76" x 6.91" and 9.41" x 5.89"
7.81" x 4.89" and 6.87" x 4.30"
3.86" x 2.42"
  Available in four sizes:
7.58" x 6.91" and 6.43" x 5.86"
5.33" x 4.86" and 3.86" x 3.52"


Let one of these lighthouse designs shine on your next embroidery project! The nautical motifs are a marvelous way to add the grandeur of the coast to quilt blocks, tote bags, and pillows.
   
     
Available in four sizes:
6.86" x 7.79" and 5.87" x 6.65"
4.87" x 5.52" and 3.52" x 3.88"
  Available in five sizes:
6.91" x 8.37" and 6.29" x 7.61"
5.61" x 6.79" and 4.86" x 5.88"
3.19" x 3.86"

     
 

Framing your embroidery is a gorgeous way to showcase your favorite designs. This beach-theme frame and ocean accents match the beauty of the lighthouse design perfectly.

Get more information about framing embroidery in this helpful tutorial.
 
     


The open sea calls to many -- embrace your wandering spirit with these heartwarming and inspiring sayings. Great on beach bags, pillow shams, and more.
   
 
Available in three sizes:
6.85" x 9.61" and 5.57" x 7.81" and 4.85" x 6.81"
  Available in five sizes:
6.85" x 9.96" and 5.85" x 8.51"
5.37" x 7.80" and 4.72" x 6.85"
2.65" x 3.85"


Friendly sea sayings are a brilliant way to stitch for your favorite sailors. Bright colors, ocean-theme accents, and fun fonts give these designs a unique style.
 
 
Available in three sizes:
6.90" x 8.97" and 5.85" x 7.60" and 4.85" x 6.30"
  Available in four sizes:
6.91" x 7.42" and 5.86" x 6.29"
4.85" x 5.22" and 3.59" x 3.87"


Each of these songs of the sea capture the wonder of the ocean waves. Add to pillows, tea towels, quilts, and more to bring the seashore to your embroidery projects.
   
 
Available in three sizes:
7.81" x 6.82" and 6.71" x 5.86" and 5.54" x 4.84"
  Available in three sizes:
8.98" x 6.90" and 7.66" x 5.86" and 6.35" x 4.86"
 



Spirited Songs of the Sea

Several Bible verses feature the ocean, and these faithful designs showcase their beauty. Stitch on decor items to share His word in your home.
       
 
Available in three sizes:
6.89" x 7.56" and 5.86" x 6.42" and 4.86" x 5.33"
  Available in five sizes:
6.90" x 10.48" and 5.85" x 8.88"
  5.14" x 7.80" and 4.53" x 6.87"
2.53" x 3.85"


Uplifting, praiseful sayings bring a sense of calm to any roaring seas. Bible covers, wall hangings, quilts, and more will get an inspiring look thanks to this hopeful design.
 
Available in four sizes:
7.81" x 7.75" and 6.96" x 6.91" and 5.90" x 5.86" and 4.89" x 4.85"


This colorful quote design is just as motivating as it is faithful. Brilliant as framed artwork, or stitched on a pillow!
 
Available in four sizes:
8.40" x 6.91" and 7.71" x 6.35" and 7.14" x 5.87" and 5.91" x 4.86"



Deep Sea Dwellers

Colorful, brilliant tropical fish pop against the cool, black background of these designs; whitework coral makes a striking combination. Great on tote bags, pillows, and more.
   
 
Available in four sizes:
7.82" x 7.67" and 6.99" x 6.85"
5.97" x 5.85" and 4.95" x 4.85"
  Available in three sizes:
6.61" x 7.81" and 5.86" x 6.93" and 4.86" x 5.74"



Sea Turtle Potpourri

Sail off to sea with the turtles found in this potpourri of ocean-worthy designs. The whimsical sea creatures are fabulous on tea towels, quilts, beach gear, and more.
      
 
Available in four sizes:
6.92" x 9.39" and 5.87" x 7.96"
5.31" x 7.21" and 4.87" x 6.61"
  Available in four sizes:
6.49" x 11.76" and 5.19" x 9.40"
 4.30" x 7.80" and 3.79" x 6.87"

     

A tea towel gets a breath of fresh, ocean air when adorned with this sea turtle. The light, open areas of this design make it the perfect choice for embroidering on smooth, low-nap towels.

Get more information (including an awesome video!) on embroidering on tea towels in this written tutorial.

 
     


Each of these graceful designs are ready to add sun and surf to your summer stitching. Use to brighten a beach towel, or update a swimsuit cover-up.
 
 
Available in four sizes:
11.75" x 4.64" and 9.40" x 3.71" and 7.80" x 3.08" and 6.00" x 2.58"


A corner design is just the right fit for pockets and napkins. A single sea turtle shines on a wide variety of projects!
   
   
Available in three sizes:
5.86" x 5.89" and 4.86" x 4.88" and 3.84" x 3.86"
  Available in two sizes:
3.84" x 2.92" and 2.49" x 1.88"


Two more turtles have been separated from the fanciful designs, and are ready to adorn your next project.
   
 
Available in two sizes:
3.82" x 3.86" and 2.46" x 2.49"
  Available in two sizes:
3.87" x 3.69" and 2.49" x 2.38"



Sea Turtle Potpourri Design Pack

Sea Turtle Potpourri Design Pack


Stitch this potpourri of sea turtles on garments, tote bags, cushions, and more.

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

 

The pack is available in 4 sizes:

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





Under the Sea Potpourri

Embroider the natural wonders of the ocean, such as these tropical fish, on your next embroidery project. A terrific way to brighten beach towels and totes.
      
 
Available in four sizes:
6.91" x 8.78" and 6.14" x 7.81"
5.67" x 7.21" and 4.90" x 6.23"
  Available in four sizes:
6.31" x 11.76" and 5.05" x 9.41"
  4.19" x 7.81" and 3.69" x 6.87"


Two tropical fish add color and whimsy to placemats, pillows, and wall hangings with this border design. Seaweed and other deep sea plants add extra ocean appeal.
 
Available in four sizes:
11.73" x 4.59" and 9.39" x 3.67" and 7.79" x 3.05" and 6.00" x 2.35"


Show your love for the sea with a coordinating corner design, and individual fish. Pretty on shirts, beach bags, towels, cover-ups, and more.
     
 
Available in three sizes:
5.85" x 5.85" and 4.86" x 4.86" and 3.90" x 3.90"
  Available in two sizes:
3.84" x 3.45" and 2.51" x 2.25"


Bring the beauty of the ocean to your embroidery projects by adding these fish designs to pillow covers, tote bags, and towels.
   
 
Available in two sizes:
3.61" x 2.20" and 2.36" x 1.44"
  Available in two sizes:
3.58" x 2.66" and 2.34" x 1.74"



Under the Sea Potpourri Design Pack

Under the Sea Potpourri Design Pack


Add these tropical fish designs to beach bags, towels, apparel, and more.

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

 

The pack is available in 4 sizes:

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





East Quoddy Lighthouse (New Brunswick) & Sketch

Wendy wrote in wondering if we could create the East Quoddy Lighthouse on Campobello Island to stitch alongside the West Quoddy Lighthouse in Maine. Here a realistic design of the light (and sketch version, too!) are ready to adorn quilts, pillows, and more. Find even more lighthouse designs here!
      
 
Available in four sizes:
11.74" x 6.78" and 9.40" x 5.43"
7.80" x 4.49" and 6.87" x 3.96"
  Available in four sizes:
11.73" x 6.79" and 9.40" x 5.45"
7.80" x 4.52" and 6.85" x 3.98"


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.