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Keep It Simple

NEW THIS WEEK - June 8th, 2011
 

Keep It Simple
 

Free Project Instructions!

This week we're keeping it simple with an excellent assortment of light and lively designs.

Begin with more "echo" designs: full-color flowers bloom in the foreground, while one-color leaves, vines, butterflies, and dragonflies swirl and twirl in the background. Festive and fun on bath towels, tote bags, and summery pillow shams.

New Flourishing Floral designs are big and tall, just right for stitching along the hemlines of skirts, placemats, and table runners. These designs make a bold and colorful statement, while still low in thread changes and stitch count.

Inky butterflies and roses are a contemporary combo of tribal, tattoo, and calligraphy arts. These one-color designs are striking on T-shirts, skirts, and dresses.

And, Avant Garden designs let your creativity blossom and bloom with fast, one-color contemporary florals.

Skip down the page, and enjoy the new designs!

Light and lively by day, striking by night! Make a reversible handbag and be well-matched for every occasion. Click here for free project instructions!


Bursting with Blooms

A bright and cheery daisy is lovely against a backdrop echo of butterflies and vines. Add to bath towels, table linens, pillow shams, and more for a colorful, summery effect.
 
Available in three sizes:
5.81"X6.02" and 4.80"X4.99" and 3.71"X3.85"


An echo of a hummingbird, feeding at a trumpet vine, provides a graceful backdrop for this fiery hibiscus. The flower is stitched in bright and bold hues of red and orange, with a contrasting pink center. Lovely on light and dark fabrics alike!
 
Available in three sizes:
5.91"X5.84" and 4.90"X4.83" and 3.87"X3.82"


A colorful lotus blossom, paired with a monochrome scene of dragonflies and vines, is a form of serenity in stitches.
 
Available in three sizes:
5.86"X7.19" and 4.79"X5.88" and 3.15"X3.87"


A classic rose, in full bloom, grows from an echo backdrop of leaves and stems. Change the colors of the rose and the stems to match your personal preference or home decor color scheme.
 
Available in three sizes:
5.86"X6.74" and 4.83"X5.56" and 3.36"X3.86"


A daffodil trumpets proudly from an echo backdrop of leaves and vines. Delightful on towels to brighten up the kitchen and the bath!
 
Available in three sizes:
5.86"X6.13" and 4.85"X5.08" and 3.69"X3.86"


A pink stargazer lily is bold and beautiful against a backdrop of butterfly and blossoms.
 
Available in three sizes:
6.69"X5.82" and 5.52"X4.81" and 3.86"X3.37"


Bursting with Blooms Design Packs
 


The above flowers and summery echoes are wonderful additions to towels, table linens, curtains, pillows, wall hangings, and more. Order all six in a design pack - priced at only $9.97! Click on a link below 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"


Flourishing Florals

Delicate floral sprays stretch up, up, and away! Graceful in their form, with a strong fashionable essence. Let them bloom on skirts, plackets, and placemats, too!
 
 
Available in three sizes:
3.75"X11.80" and 2.98"X9.40" and 2.18"X6.86"
  Available in three sizes:
4.18"X11.80" and 3.32"X9.41" and 2.43"X6.86"


Artful leaves climb high, aspiring to great things. Stitch a contemporary, pastoral effect on garments, linens, and home decor items.
 
 
Available in three sizes:
3.55"X11.80" and 2.82"X9.39" and 2.06"X6.85"
  Available in three sizes:
4.28"X11.80" and 3.40"X9.40" and 2.48"X6.86"


Simple paisley, with graceful whirls and swirls. Change the colors in this low-stitch design to match your personal preference. And, stitch in one color for a tone-on-tone effect for skirts and shirts!
 
Available in three sizes:
4.70"X11.80" and 3.73"X9.40" and 2.73"X6.86"


Flourishing Florals Design Packs
 


These bold leafy and floral sprays are fashionable additions to skirts, shirts, linens for the bed and kitchen, too. Order all five in a design pack - priced at only $7.97! Click on a link below and add the pack to your basket.
 
The pack is available in 3 sizes:

**Lg - Designs smaller than 7"x11.8"
**Md - Designs smaller than 6"x10"
**Sm -  Designs smaller than 5"x7"


Intricate Ink Butterflies

When stitchers saw the inky peacock and inky horse designs, the requests for more themes came pouring in. Straight from the request bin is this beautiful inky butterfly. A blend of tribal, tattoo, and calligraphy styles, this design is a fast and fashionable addition to any embroidery project.
 
Available in three sizes:
6.16"X5.81" and 5.13"X4.84" and 3.85"X3.63"


A sideways view of a butterfly in flight. Stitch around the hemlines of skirts, dresses, and shirts, for energetic appeal. Mirror the design and stitch for sweet symmetry.
 
Available in three sizes:
5.82"X6.19" and 4.85"X5.15" and 3.64"X3.87"


A butterfly flies to the right, leaving a whirling, swirling border in its wake. Stitch on the bottom of kitchen towels and placemats, or repeat on the edges of sheets and tablecloths.
 
Available in three sizes:
9.28"X3.39" and 5.99"X2.23" and 3.86"X1.41"


An inky butterfly corner (left) is wonderful on pockets of shirts and linen napkins. The small accessory (right) is lovely when used in conjunction
 
 
Available in two sizes:
4.84"X4.99" and 3.73"X3.84"
  Available in one size:
2.84"X2.34"


Intricate Ink Butterflies Design Packs
 


Let your creativity take flight and add these fashionable, fast, and fun designs to summer garments, table linens, quilts, totes, and wall hangings. You can order the inky butterfly designs individually by clicking the links above. Or, they're also available in a design pack!

The large and medium packs contain 7 designs, priced at only $10.97.
The small pack contains 5 designs, priced at only $7.97.

Click on a link below to the size that you need, 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"


Intricate Ink Roses

Roses bloom from inky, abstract origins in these designs. A magnificent and artful blend of tribal, tattoo, and calligraphy forms, these designs use just one color thread, making them light and lively additions to summery garments and decor.
 
Available in three sizes:
5.85"X6.31" and 4.85"X5.22" and 3.58"X3.86"


An inky rose spray, with energetic lines and fashionable symmetry. Add to T-shirt fronts, shirt backs, totes, table runners, and placemats, too!
 
Available in two sizes:
9.38"X3.60" and 6.85"X2.64"


A tribal rose blooms, with stem and leaves swirling to the right. Contemporary and abstract in its design, this design is a delightful way to sharpen up summer T-shirts and linens.
 
Available in three sizes:
9.34"X3.29" and 6.00"X2.34" and 3.85"X1.35"


Tuck the corner or rosebud onto the corner of linen napkins, placemats, towels, or pockets of shirts!
 
 
Available in two sizes:
4.86"X4.89" and 3.84"X3.87"
  Available in one size:
3.42"X3.50"


Intricate Ink Roses Design Packs
 


Creativity blooms and grows with these inky rose designs. Purchase them individually by clicking the links above, or buy them all in a design pack!

The large and medium packs contain 7 designs, priced at only $10.97.
The small pack contains 4 designs, priced at only $6.97.

Click on a link below to the size that you need, 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"


Avant Garden Scenes

Avant-garde is a French term that describes art that has been pushed past the boundary of what is traditional. Take colorful, contemporary, free-form flowers, add a play on words, presto! You have an "avant garden" that is ready to brighten up light and summery linens.
 
Available in three sizes:
9.78"X6.98" and 8.21"X5.86" and 6.80"X4.87"


Stitch a contemporary and colorful garden onto placemats and tote bags! These simple designs are fast and fun additions to any blank item. Stitch all in one color, or choose different colors for each flower. The choice is yours!
 
Available in three sizes:
9.69"X7.00" and 8.08"X5.85" and 6.72"X4.85"


Each flower has been carefully designed to incorporate interesting shapes and pattern fills, while at the same time exhibiting graceful balance and appeal.
 
Available in three sizes:
10.91"X7.00" and 9.08"X5.85" and 6.87"X4.42"


Avant Garden

The flowers from the above medleys are also available as single designs. Stitch an avant garden of your own with these wild flower designs! Add them to flat-nap kitchen towels, pillow shams, bed linens, tote bags, T-shirts, skirts, dresses, and more!
 
 
Available in two sizes:
3.33"X6.86" and 1.89"X3.87"
  Available in two sizes:
3.22"X6.86" and 1.82"X3.87"

 
Available in two sizes:
2.73"X4.47" and 1.55"X2.52"
  Available in two sizes:
3.18"X6.85" and 1.80"X3.85"

 
Available in two sizes:
2.53"X6.86" and 1.43"X3.87"
  Available in two sizes:
3.11"X6.86" and 1.77"X3.87"

 
Available in two sizes:
2.07"X6.86" and 1.18"X3.87"
  Available in two sizes:
4.02"X4.38" and 2.28"X2.48"

 
Available in two sizes:
3.10"X6.86" and 1.76"X3.86"
  Available in two sizes:
1.59"X6.85" and 0.91"X3.85"

 
Available in two sizes:
3.85"X6.86" and 2.18"X3.87"
  Available in two sizes:
3.47"X6.86" and 1.97"X3.87"

 
Available in two sizes:
2.99"X4.99" and 1.70"X2.81"
  Available in two sizes:
2.16"X6.85" and 1.21"X3.85"

 
Available in two sizes:
2.43"X6.81" and 1.39"X3.87"
  Available in two sizes:
3.76"X6.86" and 2.13"X3.86"


Avant Garden Design Packs
 


Bring this delightful variety of avant garden flowers to your embroidery projects today. The designs are available for individual purchase by clicking the links above. Or, you can also get the designs in a pack!

Order all sixteen individual flowers in a design pack - priced at only $24.97! Click on a link below 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"



It's crafty and collectible! 2011 is a year to celebrate crafting and all the joy that it brings to our lives. To celebrate our love of sewing and embroidery, a new Crafty Collectibles design will be offered every Wednesday in 2011. Check this space every week to see the new design!
 

This week's Crafty Collectible is: Tools of the Trade


It's a crafty kind of still life art -- a stylish arrangement of the tools of our trade. Thread spool, thimble, buttons, and the classic tomato pin cushion.
 

Available in two sizes:
5.13"X4.82" and 3.86"X3.60"



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