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Christmas in July

NEW THIS WEEK - July 13th, 2011
 

Christmas in July
 

Free Project Instructions!

Ever since the first stack designs appeared, stitchers have clamored for more. Good things come in threes, and seeing those colorful and creative animals and birds in a tower of smiles and giggles -- well, I can see why you'd say, "The more, the merrier!"

Twenty-six new stack designs are here today, ready to spice up your Christmas stitching. See trios of reindeer, chickadees, elves, lights, trees, and wreaths. Wonderful on stockings, tree skirts, towels, gift bags, pillows, and more.

And, there's more! What happens when "5 Golden Rings" becomes "5 Golden Embroidery Hoops?" Celebrate the 12 Days of Christmas with a crafty and collectible group of new designs!

Get a jolly jumpstart on your Christmas stitching with
fa-la-la fabulous new designs.

Stitch spirited table linens! Click here for free instructions to make this Ho Ho Holiday table runner - and check out the matching mitten coasters, too!


'Tis the Season for Christmas Stacks!


Terrific trios, sensational stacks! Towers of Christmas chuckles add color, charm, and excitement to your holiday stitching. They're the perfect shape for stockings, tree skirts, pant legs, the edges of placemats, mantel runners, and more. Santa and Mrs. Claus are on the left, with a reindeer and sleigh on the right!
     

 

Available in three sizes:
5.83"X9.41" and 4.27"X6.89" and 2.39"X3.86"

  Available in three sizes:
4.87"X9.41" and 3.53"X6.82" and 2.00"X3.86"


There's no better way to get into the Christmas spirit than by seeing a trio of reindeer and elves. The reindeer have soft, sweet faces, and are accompanied by a warm scarf, candy cane, and jingle bells. The elves are playful in their red and green jumpers and peppermint-striped sleeves!
     

 

Available in three sizes:
5.85"X6.66" and 4.85"X5.50" and 3.40"X3.85"

  Available in three sizes:
5.82"X7.29" and 4.85"X6.08" and 3.06"X3.86"


A tower of tannenbaums! Three evergreen trees are decorated with angels, lights, and bulbs, and a bright star tops them all. And, on the right, a colorful stack of Christmas lights makes your holiday pillows, linens, and stockings glow.
     
 
Available in three sizes:
4.93"X9.40" and 3.64"X6.86" and 2.05"X3.85"
  Available in three sizes:
5.83"X8.93" and 4.45"X6.81" and 2.52"X3.86"


A trio of welcoming Christmas wreaths is on the left, with a sweet bird perching on the middle one. On the right, a threesome of antique ornaments brings memories of Christmases past.
     
 
Available in three sizes:
5.59"X9.41" and 4.02"X6.77" and 2.29"X3.86"
  Available in three sizes:
5.62"X9.31" and 4.09"X6.78" and 2.34"X3.86"


Colorful stockings are filled to the brim with Christmas treats and treasures. And, a stack of wrapped gifts is lovely on gift bags and holiday-themed wall hangings!
     

 

Available in three sizes:
3.25"X9.41" and 2.38"X6.86" and 1.34"X3.86"

  Available in three sizes:
5.67"X9.21" and 4.17"X6.77" and 2.38"X3.85"


Toys bring joys when they're stacked together, from a jolly jack-in-the-box to a sweet teddy bear. On the right, it's a stack of Christmas teddies, complete with a scarf, Santa hat, sweater, and candy cane.
     

 

Available in three sizes:
5.22"X9.41" and 3.78"X6.81" and 2.14"X3.86"

  Available in three sizes:
3.62"X9.41" and 2.65"X6.87" and 1.49"X3.86"


See what happens when snowflakes stick together! A trio of jolly snowmen are in a wild and wintry stack, complete with a cardinal and chickadee. On the right, sweet and colorful candy canes are ready to be stitched onto towels, stockings, gift bags, and tree skirts.
     

 

Available in three sizes:
5.80"X9.07" and 4.38"X6.86" and 2.50"X3.86"

  Available in three sizes:
4.56"X9.41" and 3.31"X6.83" and 1.86"X3.86"


Sweet! A stack of Christmas cookies, from a frosty tree to a sweet and sparkling star. On the right, a trio of gingerbread cookies add color and charm to aprons and kitchen towels.
     

 

Available in three sizes:
5.81"X8.75" and 4.50"X6.80" and 2.58"X3.86"

  Available in three sizes:
2.82"X9.41" and 2.06"X6.86" and 1.16"X3.87"


It's Santa's Claws, and Santa's Paws! On the left a trio of troublesome kitties peek out of a gift box. And, on the right, a trio of dachshunds add personality and charm to stockings, pillow covers, and more. You're sure to have a howling good holiday with these designs!
     

 

Available in three sizes:
5.82"X9.40" and 4.25"X6.86" and 2.38"X3.86"

  Available in three sizes:
5.51"X9.41" and 4.03"X6.87" and 2.26"X3.86"


The famous poem says, "Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse." However, these mice have something different in mind. The top mouse holds a wrapped chunk of cheese, with a candy cane hanging from his tail. A stack of squeaky fun for your Christmas stitching!

On the right, a holly-jolly group of penguins are ready to decorate the nearest tree with tinsel, ornaments, and a star.
     

 

Available in three sizes:
5.86"X9.33" and 4.32"X6.86" and 2.42"X3.87"

  Available in three sizes:
5.81"X8.97" and 4.44"X6.85" and 2.49"X3.84"


Bring some "pink" to your holiday preparations with a colorful flock of flamingos, in a towering stack of fun. The top flamingo has a candy cane, the middle has a wreath, and the bottom holds an ornament. All three are sporting fashionable Santa hats in a festive spirit.

On the right, a family of polar bears keeps warm during wintertime in their Christmas jumpers. So sweet on stockings, pillows, tree skirts, and quilts!
     

 

Available in three sizes:
4.54"X9.42" and 3.32"X6.87" and 1.86"X3.87"

  Available in three sizes:
3.84"X9.40" and 2.81"X6.87" and 1.57"X3.86"


Chickadee-dee-dee-lightful! A trio of our favorite backyard birds are stacked with popcorn strings and snowflakes. On the right, a trio of cardinals are ready to take flight with colorful Christmas lights.
     

 

Available in three sizes:
5.24"X9.40" and 3.84"X6.85" and 2.14"X3.85"

  Available in three sizes:
5.80"X6.13" and 4.80"X5.08" and 3.59"X3.85"


These owls are ready to spread 'Appy 'Owlidays from tree skirts, stockings, pillow shams, towels, quilts, wall hangings, and more! Large eyes and sweet candy canes let you know whooooooo's going to have a fabulous Christmas.

Then, stitch some monkeyshines into your holiday projects with a stack of primates, tangled up in lights and ornaments. Fun for kids of all ages!
     

 

Available in three sizes:
5.38"X9.42" and 3.90"X6.85" and 2.19"X3.87"

  Available in three sizes:
3.86"X9.40" and 2.81"X6.84" and 1.58"X3.86"


Christmas Stack 'Em Up Design Packs
 


Pick a pack of Christmas stacks, and get a jump start on your holiday stitching. All 26 of the above stacks are in the pack, priced at only $39.97! Click on a link below to see the designs included in the pack, 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"

 



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, one new Crafty Collectibles design will be offered every Wednesday in 2011.
 
What?  One new design every Wednesday? But it's an extra-special Christmas in July extravaganza! Only one design -- well, that just won't do. So how about:

12 Days of Crafty Christmas Collectibles!


Let's kick off the 12 Days of Christmas with a crafty little partridge and a patchwork pear.
 
 

Available in two sizes:
6.88"X3.98" and 3.86"X2.23"



A turtle dove, with red and green balls of yarn. Note the patchwork on the dove's stomach, adding crafty and creative flair.
 

Available in two sizes:
4.85"X4.86" and 3.83"X3.84"



French hens mark the third day of Christmas. In this design, a hen nests atop a tomato pincushion.
 

Available in two sizes:
3.72"X5.04" and 2.87"X3.87"



Calling (or, sometimes colly) birds mark the fourth day of Christmas. In this design, a sweet bird flies with holly and a threaded needle.
 

Available in two sizes:
5.53"X3.85" and 3.85"X2.70"



Five golden rings? How about five golden embroidery hoops! Intertwined with ribbon and holly, this design will delight embroiderers and crafters alike.
 

Available in two sizes:
4.85"X6.24" and 3.02"X3.86"



Geese-a-laying marks the sixth day of Christmas, and this goose is laying a fat quarter of patchwork eggs. Colorful thread spools coordinate beautifully with the bright bow around the goose's neck.
 

Available in two sizes:
4.82"X5.803" and 3.18"X3.85"



The seventh day of Christmas brings swans-a-swimming, and this beautiful swan (with patchwork wing) is swimming with a yellow measuring tape. Classic and crafty!
 

Available in two sizes:
6.44"X4.84" and 3.87"X2.90"



The eighth day of Christmas brings maids-a-milking. This cheery maid has a sprig of holly on her pinafore, and her milking bucket is filled to the brim with Christmas-colored buttons.
 

Available in two sizes:
4.83"X5.31" and 3.53"X3.86"



The ninth day of Christmas brings ladies dancing, and this little lady dances atop a thimble, holding a threaded needle above her head.
 

Available in two sizes:
4.86"X6.88" and 2.72"X3.87"



The tenth day of Christmas brings lords-a-leaping. This little lord leaps proudly, holding a needle in one hand and a button in the other. A sprig of holly adorns his cap.
 

Available in two sizes:
5.45"X4.49" and 3.86"X3.20"



The eleventh day of Christmas brings pipers piping. This little piper plays sweet Christmas melodies, while wearing a patchwork tunic. A bright spool of thread adds color and crafty charm to the background.
 

Available in two sizes:
4.83"X5.24" and 3.57"X3.86"



The twelfth -- and final -- day of Christmas brings drummers drumming. This wee little drummer has a thimble for a cap, adorned with a sprig of holly. His drum is a patchwork snare, and he's ready to bring a cool, smooth Christmas beat to your embroidery projects!
 

Available in two sizes:
4.02"X6.01" and 2.59"X3.86"



Crafty Christmas Collectibles Design Packs
 


Make crafty wall hangings, towel sets, quilts, and more with this crafty collectible group of designs. They're now available in a design pack!

Get all twelve designs in a pack, priced at only $19.97! Click on a link below to see the designs included in the pack, 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"


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