Embroidery Library
Alphabets

NEW THIS WEEK - May 30th, 2007:


Monogram Mania!

Free Project Instructions!

  Organize your ribbons with a monogrammed ribbon box. Choose from hundreds of alphabets to add a personal touch. Click here for free project instructions!

Summer is truly the season of the monogram. When busy weekends fill up with weddings and showers, birthdays and graduations, or the arrival of a darling new baby, survive the
tizzy of summer events and gatherings with personalized, monogrammed gifts.

 

Inspired by a variety of influences from around the world, 31 new alphabets in classic and contemporary styles will make truly distinctive gifts, no matter the occasion. You'll even find freestanding lace and Trapunto-style alphabets!
 

Remember the grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and neighbors heading out for summer camps and day care. A quick and fun monogram on backpacks, beach towels, shirts and shorts will look snazzy and stylish, and also guard against losing garments and bags.


These new alphabet designs are available in convenient and low-priced value packs. You can also purchase individual letters for  only $1 each! Scroll down the page to see this amazing group of alphabets, with sizes, subjects, and styles to suit all of your monogramming needs.


Jacobean Alphabet

Let the rich history and tradition of Jacobean art blossom and bloom from all of your monogramming projects. Colorful, winding flowers wrap in and out of letters in these alphabet designs.

Purchase the letters that you need individually at only $1 each, or buy the value pack!
 

The Jacobean Alphabet contains 36 letter and number designs, and priced at $19.97. This alphabet is available in three sizes:

5 inch height  **  3 inch height  ** 2 inch height  **


Let your imagination run wild with color variations for the Jacobean alphabet. Shown below are three different variations along with the colors we used to sew the designs. Color your world beautiful with Jacobean alphabet designs!
 

For the green color scheme, use the color change sheet below:

For the purple color scheme, use the color change sheet below: For the maroon color scheme, use the color change sheet below:
     
CC1:   Light Green #1048 CC1:   Medium Grape #1112 CC1:   Dark Hot Pink #1383
CC2:   Dark Pine Green #1393 CC2:   Light Grape #1311 CC2:   Dark Cranberry #1385
CC3:   Medium Aqua #1095 CC3:   Dark Silver Blue #1330 CC3:   Dark Dark Brown #1129
CC4:   Medium Sage #1396 CC4:   Medium Purple #1334 CC4:   Medium Taupe #1136
CC5:   Yellow #1223 CC5:   Dark Cool Grey #1164 CC5:   Dark Magenta #1188
CC6:   Yellow Gold #1065 CC6:   Lavender #1080 CC6:   Lavender #1080
CC7:   Rust #1257 CC7:   Medium Plum #1319 CC7:   Golden Brown #1056
CC8:   Orange Red #1146 CC8:   Smoky Blue #1360 CC8:   Red #1147
CC9:   Dark Hot Pink #1383 CC9:   Light Cool Grey #1011 CC9:   Medium Plum #1319
CC10: Hot Pink #1109 CC10: Steel Grey #1040 CC10: Dark Rust Brown #1058

Freestanding Floral Lace Alphabet

Elegant and delicate, the Freestanding Floral Lace alphabet is adorned with graceful, swirling flowers. We're pleased to mention that embroiderers Stephanie, Barbara, Phyllis, and Frances have all requested a freestanding lace alphabet. They'll use this alphabet on a variety of projects, ranging from a life vest to Christmas garland. Light and lacy letters will look great on pillows, towels, T-shirts, sweatshirts, and anything you can imagine!

Click here for an absolutely free video about embroidering freestanding lace. All you need is water soluble stabilizer, a hoop, and thread to get fantastic freestanding lace letters!

This lace alphabet contains 36 letters and numbers and is priced at $19.97 (individual letters are only $1!). The alphabet
is  available in three sizes:


5 inch height  **  4 inch height  ** 2 1/4 inch height


Trapunto Alphabet

Make a cozy sandwich with fabric, batting, and a piece of cutaway stabilizer. Add a Trapunto design, and voila! The result is texture that's soft and dreamy to the touch. Soft alphabet quilts for baby's crib? Three-letter monogram pillows? One-letter monogram quilted purses? Yes, yes, and yes!

Looking for Trapunto embroidery instructions? Click here for a free video that shows how this style of embroidery turns an embroidery project into an "outstanding" work of art.

You can select individual letters and numbers for only $1 each, or purchase them all in a value pack for only $19.97. This Trapunto alphabet is available in five sizes:



7.9 inch square  **  6 inch square  ** 5 inch square  **
4 inch square  **  3.35 inch square


 

Agatha Alphabet

Agatha has a fun-and-frisky style, with bold, sweeping lines that jut below the horizon line, surprising the eye and giving life and a raucous energy to all monogramming projects. 

The Agatha Alphabet contains 71 letters, numbers, and punctuation marks. Priced at $19.97, it's available in five sizes:


3 inch height  **  2 inch height  ** 1 1/2 inch height  **
1 inch height  **  1/2 inch height


 

Architect Alphabet

It's slender, neat, crisp, and modern -- and that means that this typeface is highly readable. The Architect style is straight and to the point, so for projects with low-or-no-frills, this alphabet fits just right.

Purchase individual letters for $1 each, or buy the value pack of all 71 designs for only $19.97!

The Architect Alphabet contains 71 letters, numbers, and punctuation marks. It's available in five sizes:


3 inch height  **  2 inch height  ** 1 1/2 inch height  **
1 inch height  **  1/2 inch height


Art Block Alphabet

The Art Block alphabet is a modern interpretation of the Art Deco style. Simple, yet snazzy, this retro alphabet is a perfect companion to all eras and projects. Embroider on garments or home decor projects for a fashionable flair!

Purchase individual letters for $1 each, or buy the value pack of all 71 designs for only $19.97! The Art Block Alphabet is  available in five sizes:


3 inch height  **  2 inch height  ** 1 1/2 inch height  **
1 inch height  **  1/2 inch height

 


 

Bodoni Alphabet

In 1798 Giambattista Bodoni designed a series of typefaces that used an unusual combination of thick-and-thin lines. The result was a surprising mix of opposites: Bodoni is hearty yet delicate, elegant yet sturdy. For embroidery, that means that it's wonderful for all types of projects, from fancy to carefree, simple to bold.

The Bodoni Alphabet is $19.97 and available in five sizes:


3 inch height  **  2 inch height  ** 1 1/2 inch height  **
1 inch height  **  1/2 inch height


 

Book Script Alphabet

The slightly slanted Book Script alphabet adds a sense of whimsy to all your projects. Monogram purses, bath towels, bed linens, kitchen towels. Add names to pillows, T-shirts, tank tops, sweatshirts, and more with this versatile alphabet!

Purchase individual letters for $1 each, or buy the value pack of all 71 designs for only $19.97!The Book Script Alphabet is available in five sizes:


3 inch height  **  2 inch height  ** 1 1/2 inch height  **
1 inch height  **  1/2 inch height


 

Carla Alphabet

The Carla alphabet has a bold graphic style emulating the look of hand written letters made with an ink brush. Use this dramatic alphabet to personalize a special gift with the name of the lucky recipient.

Purchase individual letters for $1 each, or buy the value pack of all 71 designs for only $19.97!  The Carla Alphabet is available in five sizes:


3 inch height  **  2 inch height  ** 1 1/2 inch height  **
1 inch height  **  1/2 inch height


 

Casual Serif Alphabet

The Casual Serif alphabet is similar to type used in cartoons, which makes it the perfect choice for projects that are silly and  funny! Happy kids of all ages love this informal, comic alphabet. Use it to personalize lunch bags, knapsacks, T-shirts and so much more.

Purchase individual letters for $1 each, or buy the value pack of all 71 designs for only $19.97! The Casual Serif Alphabet is  available in five sizes:

 


3 inch height  **  2 inch height  ** 1 1/2 inch height  **
1 inch height  **  1/2 inch height


 

Cayman Alphabet

This modern script, with a delightful slant, lends extremely well to wall hangings and congratulatory banners. It also provides a solution to an age-old conundrum: these cheerful and fun letters are perfect for children, without looking too young or "babyish." 

Take advantage of its energetic appeal by personalizing rec-room and children's bedroom decor, or create a real snappy look using with contemporary monogram styles. The Cayman Alphabet is $19.97 and available in five sizes:


3 inch height  **  2 inch height  ** 1 1/2 inch height  **
1 inch height  **  1/2 inch height


 

Cheshire Alphabet

Much like the Cheshire cat in Alice in Wonderland, it's kind of quirky. Letters classic in appearance, but with a small dash of exotic influence, they've got trendy appeal courtesy of stylized calligraphy accents.

Wonderful for men or women, stitch with style to
update apparel with modern monogramming techniques. Or use it to personalize unique quilt blocks and other projects.The Cheshire Alphabet is $19.97 and available in five sizes:


3 inch height  **  2 inch height  ** 1 1/2 inch height  **
1 inch height  **  1/2 inch height


 

City Script Alphabet

Capture big city excitement with a modern script. A slight slant and sharp angles create an 20th century media-inspired appearance, recognizable in lighted signs, billboards and advertising. Totally fun for theme quilts, decor and garments -- as well as monograms with funky flair. Let's go retro!

The City Script Alphabet is $19.97 available in five sizes:


3 inch height  **  2 inch height  ** 1 1/2 inch height  **
1 inch height  **  1/2 inch height


 

Columbo Alphabet

The round, almost organic shape of each letter makes this alphabet a versatile jack-of-all trades. From children's garments to towels, home decor and so much more, quirky letters are great fun when done together as words or traditionally as a monogram.

The Columbo Alphabet is $19.97 and available in five sizes:


3 inch height  **  2 inch height  ** 1 1/2 inch height  **
1 inch height  **  1/2 inch height


 

Dauphin Alphabet

Harkening back to the days of French nobility, Dauphin was the title for the king's oldest son. Yet, the soft and subtle style of this alphabet has a fresh look with modern angles and arches.

Cool, composed and collected -- it's light and lovely for summer. Create kitchen canister covers and matching accessories or marvelous monograms for elegant apparel with just a touch of femininity.  The Dauphin Alphabet is $19.97 and available in five sizes:


3 inch height  **  2 inch height  ** 1 1/2 inch height  **
1 inch height  **  1/2 inch height


 

Enchantment Alphabet

Reminiscent of old world, European text, this intriguing combination of calligraphy and Germanic-inspired style certainly lives up to its name. Capture these unique letters with monograms and more for an antique appeal on quilts and wall hangings, or any project.

The Enchantment Alphabet is $19.97 and available in five sizes:


3 inch height  **  2 inch height  ** 1 1/2 inch height  **
1 inch height  **  1/2 inch height


 

Flair Script Alphabet

The Flair Script alphabet is lovely whether used in monograms or strung together to spell out your name. Curvy and elegant, this formal script has fluid and graceful stitches. Use the Flair Script for when a beautifully elegant look is desired on garments or home decor projects.

Purchase individual letters for $1 each, or buy the value pack of all 71 designs for only $19.97!  The Flair Script Alphabet is  available in five sizes:

 


3 inch height  **  2 inch height  ** 1 1/2 inch height  **
1 inch height  **  1/2 inch height


 

Garamond Alphabet

The Garamond alphabet has been widely used by publishers and advertisers since it's creation in the 16th Century. Readers of the hard-backed Harry Potter books will recognize Garamond as the typeface used in the famous series. Make your own magic with the traditional style of this historic type!

Purchase individual letters for $1 each, or buy the value pack of all 71 designs for only $19.97!The Garamond Alphabet is available in five sizes:


3 inch height  **  2 inch height  ** 1 1/2 inch height  **
1 inch height  **  1/2 inch height


 

Goudy Sans Alphabet

The Goudy Sans alphabet is friendly, informal, and a little on the chunky side. These substantial letters make a bold statement wherever they are embroidered; from sweatshirts and T-shirts, to totes and towels!

Purchase individual letters for $1 each, or buy the value pack of all 71 designs for only $19.97!  The Goudy Sans Alphabet is available in five sizes:


3 inch height  **  2 inch height  ** 1 1/2 inch height  **
1 inch height  **  1/2 inch height


Hana Alphabet

"Once upon an alphabet..." The Hana Alphabet resembles old style calligraphy used to write fairy tales. Embroider the name of your own fairy tale princess on her school bag, T-shirt, bedding, or school bag. This exquisite and ornamental alphabet can also be used wherever a majestic monogram is needed.

Purchase individual letters for $1 each, or buy the value pack of all 71 designs for only $19.97! The Hana Alphabet is available in five sizes:


3 inch height  **  2 inch height  ** 1 1/2 inch height  **
1 inch height  **  1/2 inch height


 

Hobo Alphabet

Curvy and cute, the Hobo letters and numbers are round and full.  Robust and energetic, this alphabet will be adored -- especially by the little ones.

The Hobo Alphabet is $19.97 and available in five sizes:


3 inch height  **  2 inch height  ** 1 1/2 inch height  **
1 inch height  **  1/2 inch height


 

Impress Alphabet

It's modern...it's understated...it's simply wonderful for both large monograms (3 inch for a bathtowel or a sweatshirt) or small, tiny monograms (1/2 inch for a washcloth or a shirt cuff). It's clean and strong lines make this alphabet outstanding for readability, and marvelous in its simplicity.

The Impress Alphabet is $19.97 and available in five sizes:


3 inch height  **  2 inch height  ** 1 1/2 inch height  **
1 inch height  **  1/2 inch height


 

Kindergarten Block Alphabet

Playful and childlike, this Kindergarten Block alphabet is the perfect companion to your kid-friendly projects. Just as charming as a child's handwriting, this alphabet will add a bit of  quirky creativity to: T-shirts, book bags, jackets, and tank tops!

This alphabet contains 36 letters and numbers and is priced at $19.97 (individual letters are only $1!).
 

The Kindergarten Alphabet is $19.97 and available in five sizes:

3 inch height  **  2 inch height  ** 1 1/2 inch height  **
1 inch height  **  1/2 inch height


 

Matisse Alphabet

It's electric! The energy from the Matisse style will sparkle from any embroidery project. Sharp points and lines that go from thick to thin to thick again make this modern alphabet a great choice for contemporary and non-traditional monogramming projects.

The Matisse Alphabet is $19.97 and available in five sizes:


3 inch height  **  2 inch height  ** 1 1/2 inch height  **
1 inch height  **  1/2 inch height


 

Olivia Alphabet

The Olivia alphabet features distinct, Asian-inspired letters which will add an exotic flair to any project. Fanciful upper and lower case letters await your creative ideas, from garments to home decor projects, the possibilities are endless! 

Purchase individual letters for $1 each, or buy the value pack of all 71 designs for only $19.97!The Olivia Alphabet is available in five sizes:


3 inch height  **  2 inch height  ** 1 1/2 inch height  **
1 inch height  **  1/2 inch height


 

Royale Alphabet

Swanky and slender, the chic Royale alphabet is long on style. With retro, glamorous lines this alphabet will add a dash of sophistication to all your projects. Monogram a handkerchief or sweater set with the Royale Alphabet for understated elegance.

Purchase individual letters for $1 each, or buy the value pack of all 71 designs for only $19.97! The Royale Alphabet is available in five sizes:


3 inch height  **  2 inch height  ** 1 1/2 inch height  **
1 inch height  **  1/2 inch height


 

Schoolbook Alphabet

Familiar and easy-to-read, the Schoolbook alphabet is widely used in text books across North America. Go to the head of the class with this academic alphabet embellishing your book covers, knapsacks and lunch bags!

Purchase individual letters for $1 each, or buy the value pack of all 71 designs for only $19.97!  The Schoolbook Alphabet is available in five sizes:


3 inch height  **  2 inch height  ** 1 1/2 inch height  **
1 inch height  **  1/2 inch height


 

Curly Script Alphabet

Just like stabilizer, thread and scissors, an elegant script alphabet is an embroidery must-have! If wedding bells are ringing these letters, iconic of weddings and anniversaries, are perfect for creating gifts galore.

With a dainty, romantic tone, embellish afghans and throw pillows to memorialize wonderful events, or monogram towel sets and bathrobes for functional keepsakes. The Curly Script Alphabet is available in five sizes:


3 inch height  **  2 inch height  ** 1 1/2 inch height  **
1 inch height  **  1/2 inch height


Victorian Alphabet

Adorable and with a trace of Art Nouveau inspiration, widening curlicues lend to stylized ornamentation on each letter. Lending a sweet and precious embellishment for girls' clothing and accessories, stitch monograms on shirts, skirts and more. Yet, with a slightly romantic feel from an older era, it's gorgeous for any project.

The Victorian Alphabet is $19.97 and available in five sizes:


3 inch height  **  2 inch height  ** 1 1/2 inch height  **
1 inch height  **  1/2 inch height


Viking Alphabet

This masculine style alphabet is inspired by runic writing; mimicking the confident letters carved into stone, famous in Nordic folklore and culture.

Stitch with an air of mysticism and ancient wonder. It's a darling accent for old world and Scandinavian Christmas projects. Or make it modern -- this alphabet is fitting for schools with viking or warrior mascots.

The Viking Alphabet is $19.97 and available in five sizes:


3 inch height  **  2 inch height  ** 1 1/2 inch height  **
1 inch height  **  1/2 inch height


 

Arnold Alphabet

When looking for an Art Nouveau-style alphabet, that busy and ornate style that decorated bistros and cafes in the early 1900s, choose Arnold. Swooping lines will surprise the eye and add an elegant grace to any monogram.

The Arnold Alphabet is $19.97 and available in five sizes:


3 inch height  **  2 inch height  ** 1 1/2 inch height  **
1 inch height  **  1/2 inch height


 

Even More Alphabets!

The Embroidery Library is known for having the largest and most unique collection of
alphabet designs. From elegant and flowery to fun and whimsical and carefree, this wide
variety of subjects and styles suit all monogramming and lettering needs. Below you'll
find a small selection of alphabets that have been offered in the past, and are available
for purchase. Alphabets are priced at $19.97, and individual letters, numbers, and
punctuation marks are $1 each.
 

         
   
         
   
         
   
         
   
         
   
         
   
         


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