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Sailing the Seven Seas
Sailing the Seven Seas

NEW THIS WEEK - July 9th, 2014


Get ready to sail the seven seas with new designs sure to bring a breath of fresh air to your projects!

Graceful ocean life portraits, watercolor sea shells, colorful samplers, seashore silhouettes, and more are ready to add sun and surf to your summer stitching.

This week's designs also feature maritime fun, with animals setting sail in speedboats, pirate ships, kayaks, and canoes, as well as new sea life "on the edge" designs just right for brightening beach towels and totes.

Bon voyage, and happy stitching!
 

Shadow boxes highlight embroidery with exciting 3D creativity! Click here for free project instructions!


Splash of Sea Life

With washes of color as delicate as an ocean breeze, Splash of Sea Life designs bring elegance to portraits of a copperband butterflyfish, a sea turtle, and other sea creatures and ocean motifs. Embroider the wonderful natural treasures of the ocean onto tote bags, pillow covers, towels, and more.
     
 
Available in five sizes:
8.57" x 6.87" and 7.77" x 6.24" and 7.36" x 5.88" and 6.04" x 4.82" and 3.85" x 3.07"
  Available in four sizes:
8.59" x 6.86" and 7.32" x 5.83" and 6.07" x 4.84" and 3.81" x 3.05"


A bluering angelfish floats against an ocean blue backdrop, while a starfish is beautiful in pretty coral shades. Freshen summer tees with these light designs!
     
 
Available in five sizes:
9.61" x 6.85" and 8.21" x 5.82" and 7.53" x 5.34" and 6.75" x 4.82" and 3.88" x 2.74"
  Available in four sizes:
8.74" x 6.87" and 7.45" x 5.85" and 6.19" x 4.85" and 3.85" x 3.03"
 


Bring a new look to kitchen decor with elegant seashore designs on flour sack and tea towels.
     
 
Available in four sizes:
9.34" x 6.88" and 7.78" x 5.82" and 6.47" x 4.83" and 3.91" x 2.90"
  Available in five sizes:
11.72" x 6.37" and 9.38" x 5.08" and 7.77" x 4.23" and 6.89" x 3.71" and 3.89" x 2.08"


A seahorse bobs in an ocean current, ready to bring his unique appearance to your summer projects. A set of linen napkins with an ocean theme is a great way to celebrate the season!
 
Available in four sizes:
6.86" x 7.47" and 5.84" x 6.32" and 4.86" x 5.26" and 3.54" x 3.84"


Splash of Sea Life Design Packs

Splash of Sea Life designs are perfect for bringing a breath of fresh air to decor and apparel. Blue backdrops mimic ocean waves as sea creatures and shells add bright splashes of color.
 

Splash of Sea Life Design Packs

Order the designs individually by clicking the links above, or get the pack with all 7 designs, priced at only $10.97! Five sizes are available to suit any project.

Click on a link below to see the designs in the pack, and add the pack to your basket.


The pack is available in 5 sizes:

**XXL - Designs smaller than 7" x 11.8"
**XL - Designs smaller than 6" x 10"
**Lg - Designs smaller than 7.9" x 7.9"
**Md - Designs smaller than 5" x 7"
**Sm - Designs smaller than 4" x 4"



Watercolor Sea Shells

Watercolor sea shell designs are luminescent, making it seem as though these shells have just washed ashore. Gorgeous on tote bags, quilts, pillow covers, quilts, and more!
 
Available in four sizes:
11.69" x 6.25" and 9.40" x 5.03" and 7.80" x 4.17" and 6.85" x 3.66"


Subtle color shading and expert digitizing gives a sea shell scene a fresh glow. Add a unique embellishment to wall hangings, towels, sea-themed quilts, and more.
 
Available in three sizes:
9.67" x 6.89" and 7.80" x 5.55" and 6.80" x 4.86"


Shells and starfish drift inside a silhouette heart. Bring an ocean splash to the bath by adding to towels. Book bags and beach totes are also natural places for a sea shell silhouette.
 
Available in five sizes:
7.80" x 7.43" and 7.24" x 6.90" and 6.15" x 5.86" and 5.10" x 4.85" and 3.86" x 3.67"


Stitch some love for the sea with a sea life heart silhouette. Dolphins, fish, and seahorses swim inside a heart shape, creating a unique silhouette effect. Change the colors to match your project needs. Very pretty on shirts, beach bags, towels, cover-ups, and more.
 
Available in five sizes:
7.80" x 7.51" and 7.17" x 6.90" and 6.08" x 5.85" and 5.05" x 4.85" and 3.86" x 3.71"


Seaside Sayings

Word squares capture the joys and natural wonders of life at sea and at the beach. Bring the seashore to your embroidery projects by adding to pillow covers, tote bags, and towels.
     
 
Available in five sizes:
7.81" x 7.75" and 6.91" x 6.86" and 5.86" x 5.82" and 4.89" x 4.85" and 3.86" x 3.83"
  Available in five sizes:
7.81" x 7.79" and 6.92" x 6.90" and 5.88" x 5.86" and 4.90" x 4.88" and 3.86" x 3.85"


Stitch a message in a bottle onto wall hangings and framed embroidery for cool ocean art.
 
Available in five sizes:
7.81" x 7.83" and 6.85" x 6.86" and 5.85" x 5.86" and 4.86" x 4.87" and 3.85" x 3.86"


Friendly sea sayings are perfect for creating a warm feeling on beach bags, pillow shams, wall hangings, and framed wall art. Stitch nautical sweet nothings for your favorite sailors!
     
 
Available in three sizes:
6.91" x 9.65" and 5.61" x 7.83" and 4.84" x 6.76"
  Available in three sizes:
6.90" x 9.50" and 5.67" x 7.82" and 4.85" x 6.68"


If you believe life is better at the beach, this is the design for you. Share your philosophy that sand, surf, and sun are the three best things in life on beach bags, towels, totes, and more.
 
Available in three sizes:
6.90" x 9.47" and 5.69" x 7.80" and 4.86" x 6.66"


Enjoy calm seas with quick-stitching one-color designs. Perfect for beach totes and inspirational wall hangings!
     
 
Available in three sizes:
4.35" x 9.41" and 3.62" x 7.81" and 3.18" x 6.86"
  Available in three sizes:
4.44" x 9.40" and 3.69" x 7.80" and 3.25" x 6.85"


Fisherman Fred and Sunbonnet Sue Sail the Ocean Blue

Fisherman Fred and Sunbonnet Sue sail the ocean blue in all new ocean adventures. Let them drop their anchors on quilts, coordinating pillow covers, wall hangings, tote bags, and more.
     
 
Available in three sizes:
5.86" x 5.86" and 4.85" x 4.85" and 3.85" x 3.85"
  Available in three sizes:
5.89" x 5.86" and 4.85" x 4.82" and 3.84" x 3.80"


Light as an ocean breeze, a sea life medley and single designs are quick to stitch onto lightweight towels, shirts, quilts, curtains, and more, with impressive detail in just a few stitches.
 
Available in four sizes:
6.90" x 9.72" and 5.86" x 8.25" and 5.54" x 7.80" and 4.87" x 6.86"


Smooth satin stitches make these sea creatures a natural embellishment for quilter's cotton, flour sack and tea towels, Jersey knit, and other lightweight fabrics.
     
 
Available in two sizes:
5.51" x 3.59" and 3.86" x 2.52"
  Available in two sizes:
4.86" x 4.03" and 3.86" x 3.20"


These designs use negative space, meaning the fabric will show through to become part of the design. Choose thread and fabric colors to create artistic compositions as varied as ocean life itself.
     
 
Available in two sizes:
4.57" x 4.86" and 3.63" x 3.86"
  Available in two sizes:
4.85" x 4.59" and 3.85" x 3.65"


This pufferfish better not get too close to the "spear" of that marlin! Net both for fresh decor.
     
 
Available in two sizes:
4.55" x 4.86" and 3.61" x 3.86"
  Available in two sizes:
5.51" x 3.43" and 3.86" x 2.40"


A nautical medley has everything a good sailor needs to be safe on the bounding main. Cool shades of blue create a breezy feeling, while flowing text mimics the ocean's waves.
 
Available in four sizes:
6.90" x 9.72" and 5.85" x 8.24" and 5.54" x 7.80" and 4.86" x 6.84"


The open sea calls to many, so sail away with your embroidery machine to explore new horizons! A sailboat and a telescope are quick-stitching and ready to go on T-shirts, flat-nap towels, sea-themed quilts, curtains, tote bags, table linens, and much more.
     
 
Available in two sizes:
4.23" x 5.51" and 2.96" x 3.86"
  Available in two sizes:
4.86" x 4.01" and 3.86" x 3.18"


Drop anchor and find true north with fresh designs -- just right for summer tees and totes.
     
 
Available in two sizes:
4.86" x 4.78" and 3.86" x 3.79"
  Available in two sizes:
4.36" x 4.86" and 3.46" x 3.85"


Low stitch counts and one color make these designs fast to stitch, while still having excellent shading and detail. Perfect for lightweight towels to pack for summer vacations and road trips.
     
 
Available in two sizes:
4.66" x 5.51" and 3.26" x 3.86"
  Available in two sizes:
4.08" x 4.86" and 3.24" x 3.86"


Animals Ahoy!

Animals Ahoy! designs feature animals sailing the seven seas, speeding across the ocean, tubing down rivers, paddling across the lake, and more. They're the cutest sea-faring, river-tubing, kayak-paddling bunch you ever did see! Add to quilts, wall hangings, pillow covers, shirts, tote bags, and much more for summer fun kids of all ages will love.
     
 
Available in two sizes:
6.12" x 4.82" and 3.86" x 3.04"
  Available in two sizes:
4.85" x 5.93" and 3.16" x 3.86"


With his skull and cross bananas waving, a pirate monkey spies treasure to be plundered. At right, a fox paddles his kayak down the rapids. Fun on toddler tees and bibs!
     
 
Available in two sizes:
5.22" x 4.83" and 3.86" x 3.56"
  Available in two sizes:
6.39" x 4.85" and 3.84" x 2.93"


Captain Mouse sails the ocean blue in his luxury yacht, and Hunter Dog embarks in his duck boat. Both are irresistible on tote bags, pillow covers, towels, mini-quilts, and more!
     
 
Available in two sizes:
6.87" x 4.51" and 3.85" x 2.53"
  Available in two sizes:
6.84" x 4.23" and 3.85" x 2.39"


A kitty sets sail to catch her own tuna, and a raccoon waves from his tube. Stitch all the Animals Ahoy! designs into a quilt for a completely charming and colorful baby gift.
     
 
Available in two sizes:
5.12" x 4.81" and 3.85" x 3.62"
  Available in two sizes:
6.86" x 4.16" and 3.86" x 2.34"


A moose paddles his canoe on a Northwoods lake, enjoying the scenery. With his hat and his backpack, he's ready for a day of exploring the woods. Adorable on shirts, bibs, and more!
 
Available in two sizes:
6.87" x 4.64" and 3.85" x 2.61"


Animals Ahoy! Design Packs

Brighten bibs, baby blankets, wall hangings, toy bags, shirts, and more with animals on the high seas! Get the design pack for the best price and all the cute animals for your collection.
 

Animals Ahoy! Design Packs

Order the designs individually by clicking the links above, or get the pack with all 9 designs, priced at only $14.97! Two sizes are available to suit any project.

Click on a link below to see the designs in the pack, and add the pack to your basket.


The pack is available in 2 sizes:

**Lg - Designs smaller than 5" x 7"
**Sm - Designs smaller than 4" x 4"



Sea Life on the Edge

Embroiderers love the "On the Edge" designs for their adorable "peeking" effect on the edges of towels, blankets, shirts, bibs, and more. Project instructions show how easy it is to add the stitch-filled designs and applique versions to fabric borders for a cute and colorful look!
 
Stitch-filled version     Applique version    
 
Available in three sizes:
8.51" x 4.41" and 6.85" x 3.55" and 3.85" x 2.01"
  Available in three sizes:
8.51" x 4.62" and 6.87" x 3.73" and 3.87" x 2.12"


The octopus is a fashion-forward sea creature, appearing on everything from shirts to quilts. Catch the wave by adding this friendly octopus to your projects!
 
Stitch-filled version     Applique version    
 
Available in three sizes:
8.50" x 4.20" and 6.87" x 3.40" and 3.85" x 1.91"
  Available in three sizes:
8.52" x 4.41" and 6.85" x 3.55" and 3.89" x 2.04"


A porcupine pufferfish isn't as prickly as he seems! Adorable on beach towels and totes.
 
Stitch-filled version     Applique version    
 
Available in three sizes:
8.50" x 4.81" and 6.82" x 3.87" and 3.84" x 2.18"
  Available in three sizes:
8.51" x 4.78" and 6.87" x 3.86" and 3.90" x 2.19"


This dolphin's smile will melt anyone's heart. See project instructions for the stitch-filled version and the applique design, and let this sweet sea creature leap onto summer projects.
 
Stitch-filled version     Applique version   
 
Available in three sizes:
8.50" x 3.31" and 6.85" x 2.68" and 3.85" x 1.51"
  Available in three sizes:
8.53" x 3.53" and 6.85" x 2.84" and 3.90" x 1.64"


A hammerhead shark will be a hit with boys and girls alike on beach cover-ups, towels, and totes. Impress the kids with your shark knowledge by telling them the "hammer" is really called a cephalofoil.
 
Stitch-filled version     Applique version    
 
Available in three sizes:
8.50" x 3.65" and 6.85" x 2.94" and 3.84" x 1.66"
  Available in three sizes:
8.51" x 3.90" and 6.86" x 3.15" and 3.89" x 1.81"


Who doesn't love a manatee? Also known as sea cows, these gentle giants can measure up to 13 feet long. Adorable on towels, tote bags, pillow covers, and quilts!
 
Stitch-filled version    Applique version    
 
Available in three sizes:
7.12" x 5.86" and 5.88" x 4.85" and 3.85" x 3.18"
  Available in three sizes:
7.07" x 5.88" and 5.84" x 4.86" and 3.88" x 3.23"


Sea Life on the Edge Design Packs


Sea Life on the Edge designs put friendly faces on bath towels, beach towels, tote bags, shirts, blankets, and more. Order the designs individually above, or get them in design packs!

Below you'll find links to the stitch-filled design pack, and the applique pack. Each pack contains 6 designs and is priced at only 9.97!
 

Stitch-filled version
 

 

Applique version
 

Sea Life on the Edge Design Packs

 

Sea Life on the Edge (Applique) Design Packs

 


Special Request of the Week

Each week this space is reserved for a customer's design request. This week's request is from Cheri, who wanted to embroider Goldendoodles. The Goldendoodle gets its name from its mixed heritage: golden retriever and poodle. The original purpose of the crossbreed was to develop guide dogs for visually impaired individuals with allergies. These good-natured, intelligent dogs have quickly become family favorites. Stitch onto tote bags, pillow covers, wall hangings, shirts, and more for a very sweet embellishment. Thanks for the great idea, Cheri!
     
 
Available in four sizes:
8.65" x 6.89" and 7.80" x 6.19" and 7.35" x 5.84" and 6.10" x 4.84"
  Available in three sizes:
5.86" x 7.39" and 4.84" x 6.11" and 3.06" x 3.86"


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