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Just Beachy

NEW THIS WEEK - June 23rd, 2010

 

Just Beachy

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Summer's here, and life's just beachy! This week's new designs make a splash on breezy wearables and decor. From classy damask designs to playful cartoon creatures, this new embroidery is sand-tastic!

 

Two marine watercolor designs will bring a warm wash of color to canvas beach totes and tropical decor. Nautical damask embroidery is light and open, perfect for everything from summery tees and tanks to creations to turn your home into a seaside cabin. Get playful with cartoon animals stayin' afloat in cute, colorful inner tubes. And, stitch a trio of summery sayings on hot fashions and more.

 

Create a cute look with crafty cut applique designs in fun beachy themes. They're lightweight and breezy, perfect for embellishing summer shirts. Even Sunbonnet Sue and Fisherman Fred are enjoying a day at the beach -- complete with old-fashioned swimming costumes.

 

Go ahead -- dive into great embroidery! For even more inspiration, check out an array of projects and tips perfect for summertime stitching.

Stitch a breezy bag just for the beach! This mesh beach tote is perfect to hold towels, flip-flops, sunscreen, and more. Best of all, sand and water flow right through! Click here for free project instructions.


 

Marine Watercolors

Let brilliant, blending watercolor hues shine on beachy creations! Tropical fish glide through a coral reef in this rich design perfect for beach bags and porch pillows.
 

Available in two sizes:
6.93"X5.85" and 5.72"X4.85"



Sunny shades make up a classic palm tree design. Picture this stunning embroidery on canvas totes, light summer jackets, and more!
 

Available in two sizes:
5.86"X8.26" and 4.86"X6.84"


 

 

Nautical Damask

Curling damask shapes like ocean waves make up a collection of breezy, open damask designs perfect for seaside totes, tees, and classy decor. This graceful design features a mermaid emerging from among the undersea foliage.
 

Available in three sizes:
5.82"X7.11" and 4.81"X5.88" and 3.15"X3.87"



A tall, swaying palm tree backed by crashing ocean waves sets the scene for tranquil seashore decor.

Available in three sizes:
5.82"X6.44" and 4.85"X5.37" and 3.47"X3.84"



A bold blue dolphin leaps from the waves in this pretty, curling design.
 

Available in three sizes:
7.40"X5.82" and 6.12"X4.81" and 3.86"X3.06"



Stitch a curiously curling seahorse on light, lovely summer wearables.
 

Available in three sizes:
6.35"X5.84" and 5.25"X4.83" and 3.85"X3.55"



This seashell will be a classic on accessories for bath and beach alike.
 

Available in three sizes:
7.49"X5.81" and 6.24"X4.84" and 3.87"X3.00"



Fanciful curls and swirls make up this coral reef design, with tropical fish swimming in and out.
 

Available in three sizes:
7.60"X5.82" and 6.35"X4.82" and 3.85"X3.02"



A Nautical Damask Value Pack

 

Stitching these open, one-color damask designs is a day at the beach! The Nautical Damask design packs contain 6 designs, priced at only $9.97! Click on an image or link below to see the designs included in the pack, and add the pack to your basket.

  

All designs smaller than 6 x 10 All designs smaller than 5 x 7 All designs smaller than 4 x 4

 

After a fun day at the beach or the pool, slip wet swimsuits and more into this waterproof beach bag! It features a nylon lining, with an inner zipper pocket perfect for keys and wallets. Complete the look with a splash of embroidery!

Click here for these free project instructions!


 

 

Stayin' Afloat

Sharks and monkeys alike have more fun in the water with colorful inner tubes to keep them afloat! These cool cartoon designs will be fun on towels, bags, and more for the kids on your list.
 
Pelican   Alligator

 

Available in two sizes:
4.45"X6.19" and 2.77"X3.86"

  Available in two sizes:
5.88"X4.83" and 3.86"X3.17"

Chick   Penguin

 

Available in two sizes:
4.86"X5.56" and 3.37"X3.86"

  Available in two sizes:
4.84"X5.05" and 3.69"X3.85"

Monkey   Moose

 

Available in two sizes:
4.50"X6.85" and 2.53"X3.85"

  Available in two sizes:
4.83"X5.70" and 3.26"X3.85"

Pig   Hippo

 

Available in two sizes:
4.85"X5.47" and 3.42"X3.86"

  Available in two sizes:
4.86"X4.92" and 3.81"X3.86"

Shark   Frog

 

Available in two sizes:
4.31"X6.84" and 2.42"X3.85"

  Available in two sizes:
6.80"X4.09" and 3.86"X2.32"


A Stayin' Afloat Value Pack

 

Everybody in the water! The Stayin' Afloat design packs contain 10 designs, priced at only $14.97! Click on an image or link below to see the designs included in the pack, and add the pack to your basket.

  

 
All designs smaller than 5 x 7   All designs smaller than 4 x 4

Turn bath time into a day at the beach with fun embroidered items like this bath toy bag! Mesh sides allow water to drain out so toys can dry. This project is a great way to keep the bathtub organized while adding a splash of kid-friendly color.

Click here for free project instructions!


 

 

Summer Samplers

You're invited to a pool party! This whimsical design is light enough to look lovely on tees and tanks; it'll be perfect for beach bags, too!
 

Available in three sizes:
9.40"X3.42" and 6.86"X2.50" and 3.87"X3.29"



There's always time for some fun in the sun! Craft some joy for summer with this lighthearted design.
 

Available in three sizes:
9.38"X3.23" and 6.85"X2.36" and 3.86"X3.81"



Splish splash! Accessories for beach, pool, or tub will be even more fun with this whimsical design.
 

Available in three sizes:
9.41"X2.65" and 6.85"X1.94" and 3.86"X3.62"


 

 

Beachy Crafty Cut Applique - Dollar Delights

Applique gets a cool new look with raw fabric edges, cut with regular scissors or pinking shears -- your choice! These light designs are perfect for tees and tanks, as well as lots more seaworthy creations. Click here for crafty cut applique instructions.
 
Beach Bucket   Starfish

 

Available in one size:
3.20"X3.82"

  Available in one size:
3.84"X2.87"

Flip-Flops   Tropical Fish

 

Available in one size:
3.72"X3.84"

  Available in one size:
3.79"X3.42"

Surfboard   Dolphin

 

Available in one size:
3.86"X3.75"

  Available in one size:
3.85"X3.33"

Seashell   Crab

 

Available in one size:
3.85"X2.69"

  Available in one size:
3.79"X2.78"

Make trips to the beach (and even bath time) extra fun with this mermaid tail towel! Made from a regular beach towel, it's got a waist tie, a fin, and a bit of embroidery to create a fantastic look.

Click here for these free project instructions!


 


Sunbonnet Sue and Fisherman Fred are charming in old-fashioned swimming costumes! Playing in the sand on the shore, they'll be adorable on classic canvas beach totes, beachy wall hangings, and more summery creations.

 

Sunbonnet Sue

  Fisherman Fred

 

Available in three sizes:
5.86"X7.18" and 4.88"X5.98" and 3.13"X3.85"

  Available in three sizes:
5.87"X7.25" and 4.86"X6.00" and 3.11"X3.86"


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