Embroidery Library
Boys Will Be Boys

NEW THIS WEEK - July 15th, 2009

 

Boys Will Be Boys

Free Project Instructions!

It's a question we hear quite often ... what can I embroider for my husband, son, brother, father, and all the men in my life? These new designs are a big, bold answer, with motifs that "boys" of all ages are sure to love.

 

Go bananas stitching Little Mister Monkey designs on shirts, bags, towels, quilts and more for playful little boys! Cool young men will dig the Rock on the Wild Side designs - sets of edgy rock instruments and fierce predators that will look great on hooded sweatshirts and lots more. And, help the older guys Stay Cool with laid-back designs perfect for camp shirts, grilling aprons, and more!

 

A collection of colorful, light-stitching designs with fun phrases like "Prince Charming" and "Mr. Fix It" are a great way to let your favorite guy (of any age) know that He's the Man. Rev up and Start Your Engines with half a dozen colorful race cars. Stitch a soft look on onesies, tees, and totes with Crafty Cut Applique designs. Plus, dream big with a When I Grow Up Tweet for aspiring astronauts, cowboys, sports stars, and more. Scroll down the page to check out these new designs!

Learn to perfectly place a design on a men's camp shirt for this laid-back look. Click here for project instructions!


 

Little Mister Monkey

You loved the Little Miss Monkey designs for girls, and so many of you requested a boy version that we just had to release these designs into the wild! Stitch nine silly Little Mister Monkey designs on shirts, bags, towels, quilts, and lots more for playful little boys.
 
Little Mister Monkey reads a book -- perfect for any kid who loves a good story!   Little Mister Monkey strums a silly song, singing along in his carefree monkey voice.

 

Available in two sizes:
4.21"X4.31" and 2.57"X2.62"

 

Available in two sizes:
4.48"X4.81" and 2.74"X2.93"


Little Mister Monkey slips and falls on a banana peel -- a classic slapstick comedy gag!   Little Mister Monkey catches a caterpillar and learns about the wonders of nature!

 

Available in two sizes:
4.84"X5.84" and 2.96"X3.57"

 

Available in two sizes:
4.34"X5.13" and 2.66"X3.13"


Little Mister Monkey is always up for a pickup game of coconut-ball!   Little Mister Monkey flies through the air -- the whole jungle is his playground!

 

Available in two sizes:
4.84"X6.02" and 2.96"X3.67"

 

Available in two sizes:
6.28"X4.86" and 3.83"X2.97"


Little Mister Monkey tips his hat, goofing off with a little song and dance.   Little Mister Monkey takes a break from all that playing to just hang around.

 

Available in two sizes:
4.02"X6.16" and 2.46"X3.77"

 

Available in two sizes:
4.51"X5.89" and 2.74"X3.59"



Even snack time is playtime for Little Mister Monkey!
 

Available in two sizes:
5.44"X4.03" and 3.33"X2.47"



A Little Mister Monkey Value Pack

 

Catch the whole troop of Little Mister Monkey designs, and let them play together on clothing, quilts, and more for your favorite little boys! All 9 of the Little Mister Monkey designs are available in a value pack - priced at only $14.97! Click on the images or links below to see the designs included in the pack, and add the value pack to your shopping basket.

 

 

All designs smaller than 5 x 7

 

All designs smaller than 4 x 4


 
 

Little Mister Monkey will look adorable frolicking on T-shirts for little boys! Kenny will help you navigate the jungle of stabilizer and hooping to make your stitched T-shirts look their best. Click here for video and written instructions!

Looking for the perfect blank T-shirts to embroider? Check out this list of sources from Embroidery Library customers!


 

 

Rock on the Wild Side

A fierce, mesmerizing wolf backed by a full moon is the centerpiece of this cool design that teens and young adults will howl over. Stitch it across the front of a hooded sweatshirt, matched with the coordinating designs below.
 

Available in two sizes:
9.40"X4.00" and 6.85"X2.92"


A lone wolf howls at the moon. Stitch this cool design along a sweatshirt sleeve. The smaller size of this design is formatted for the Endless Hoop; may also be used in standard hoops.   The face of a fierce wolf stares out from this wild design, perfect as an accent on a wrist, back, or pocket.

 

Available in two sizes:
3.09"X9.40" and 2.21"X6.00"

 

Available in one size:
3.01"X3.65"



Tough guys will roar over this fierce tiger design, backed by edgy, contemporary swirls.
 

Available in two sizes:
9.40"X3.64" and 6.86"X2.66"


A sleek tiger stalks up the length of this vertical design. The smaller size of this design is formatted for the Endless Hoop; may also be used in standard hoops.   Nice kitty ... Bright green eyes stare out from this single tiger accent.

 

Available in two sizes:
3.33"X9.40" and 2.31"X6.00"

 

Available in one size:
2.74"X3.26"



Are you ready to rock? A contemporary guitar backed by wings and edgy swirls will be a hit with aspiring band members ... or video game rockers.
 

Available in two sizes:
9.40"X4.65" and 6.85"X3.41"


Stitch this vertical design along a sleeve for maximum rock! The smaller size of this design is formatted for the Endless Hoop; may also be used in standard hoops.   A smaller winged guitar design will strike the perfect chord with your favorite rocker.

 

Available in two sizes:
3.89"X9.40" and 2.62"X6.00"

 

Available in one size:
2.79"X3.85"



 
 

Rock these designs on a hooded sweatshirt for stylish young men! Stitch the horizontal design across the front or back of a sweatshirt. The vertical design will look great embroidered on a sleeve - click here to learn how.

Make sure to check out the video and written instructions for embroidering on sweatshirts to avoid puckering and shifting, and make the designs rock loud and proud!



A drum set for your percussive rocker! Snare, toms, bass drum, and cymbals are backed by energetic swirls in a design composed just for your favorite drummer.
 

Available in two sizes:
9.40"X3.79" and 6.87"X2.78"


Swirls radiate like star power from this stylin' drum set! The smaller size of this design is formatted for the Endless Hoop; may also be used in standard hoops.   Stitch some rhythm with this drum set solo, or accompanied by your larger rockin' designs!

 

Available in two sizes:
3.61"X9.40" and 2.50"X5.98"

 

Available in one size:
3.02"X3.85"



Make imaginations soar when you stitch this cool, unique dragon for lovers of fantasy.
 

Available in two sizes:
9.40"X3.60" and 6.87"X2.62"


A fierce dragon coils, ready to strike! The smaller size of this design is formatted for the Endless Hoop; may also be used in standard hoops.   With wings outstretched, this fierce creature is ready to display his draconian majesty.

 

Available in two sizes:
3.10"X9.40" and 2.25"X6.00"

 

Available in one size:
3.84"X1.84"



A Rock on the Wild Side Value Pack

 

Rock on the wild side and capture these unique, contemporary designs you won't find anywhere else! They're great to have on hand for gifts for hard-to-please young men. All of the Rock on the Wild Side designs are available in a value pack - priced at only $19.97! Click on the images or links below to see the designs included in the pack, and add the value pack to your shopping basket.

 

 

All designs smaller than 6 x 10

 

All designs smaller than 5 x 7

 

Stay Cool
 
 

Help the men in your life stay cool with a breezy camp shirt, stitched with one of these vertical panel designs to suit every personality!

Kenny shows you how to place designs perfectly on a purchased shirt for this laid-back look. Click here for project instructions!



Surf's up! Stitch this warm surfing design on a summery shirt for your favorite beach bum.
 

Available in two sizes:
5.86"X8.65" and 4.07"X6.01"



Aloha! Stitch an easygoing Hawaiian spirit with this ukulele and pineapple design.
 

Available in two sizes:
5.85"X8.82" and 4.00"X6.00"



Evoke the cool atmosphere of a retro cocktail lounge with this design on hip shirts and more!
 

Available in two sizes:
5.85"X8.77" and 4.03"X6.01"



Red Baron propeller planes take on a playful air in this lofty design perfect for boys-at-heart!
 

Available in two sizes:
5.86"X8.79" and 4.03"X6.02"



Your favorite grill artists will savor shirts, aprons, and more made with this sizzlin' barbecue design!
 

Available in two sizes:
5.86"X8.81" and 4.01"X5.99"



A Stay Cool Value Pack

 

Find designs to fit the personality of every guy on your list!  All 5 of the Stay Cool designs are available in a value pack - priced at only $8.97! Click on the images or links below to see the designs included in the pack, and add the value pack to your shopping basket.

 

 

All designs smaller than 6 x 10

 

All designs smaller than 5 x 7

 

 

He's the Man

Light, open stitching makes this design a breeze to embroider on fabrics like T-shirt knits. Stitch it in bright colors for babies, or choose a mellow color scheme for your grown prince!
 

Available in two sizes:
6.88"X2.60" and 3.87"X1.46"



Celebrate your favorite "cool dudes" with this playful, quick-stitching design!
 

Available in two sizes:
6.86"X3.57" and 3.86"X2.01"



Even couch potatoes get special recognition with this simple, humorous design!
 

Available in two sizes:
6.86"X4.01" and 3.86"X2.25"



A handyman is always good to have around! Show appreciation for "Mr. Fix It" with this tough design.
 

Available in two sizes:
6.85"X3.90" and 3.85"X2.19"



Stitch this design for the husband or father who's always busy ... or the baby who never sleeps!
 

Available in two sizes:
6.85"X3.51" and 3.85"X1.97"



A He's the Man Value Pack

 

Have all five of these masculine designs on hand for quick, unique gifts for men of all ages! All 5 of the He's the Man designs are available in a value pack - priced at only $6.97! Click on the images or links below to see the designs included in the pack, and add the value pack to your shopping basket.

 

 

All designs smaller than 5 x 7

 

All designs smaller than 4 x 4

 

 

Start Your Engines
 
Ready, set, go! Stitch a roaring race car theme on shirts, bed linens, quilts, towels, and more.   Boys of all ages will love these cool, colorful race car designs.

 

Available in two sizes:
6.86"X4.81" and 3.86"X2.71"
 

Available in two sizes:
6.86"X3.73" and 3.86"X2.10"


Stitch at full throttle with cars he'll love!   Sleek and speedy, these designs are sure to be a boyish favorite!

 

Available in two sizes:
6.86"X4.62" and 3.86"X2.60"

 

Available in two sizes:
6.75"X2.52" and 3.86"X1.44"


Let the rubber meet the road with this cool cruiser!   Sew for your favorite little guy, then take the project across the finish line with playful cars!

 

Available in two sizes:
6.69"X3.71" and 3.86"X2.16"

 

Available in two sizes:
6.78"X4.30" and 3.87"X2.46"



A Start Your Engines Value Pack

 

Get all these cool race car designs for boyish projects that go the distance. All 6 of the Start Your Engines designs are available in a value pack - priced at only $10.97! Click on the images or links below to see the designs included in the pack, and add the value pack to your shopping basket.

 

 

All designs smaller than 5 x 7

 

All designs smaller than 4 x 4


 
 

Stitch these colorful race cars on a toy bag to make picking up a fun part of playtime! A drawstring loop cinches it closed, making it handy to take along on outings of hang up around the house. Click here for project instructions!


 

 

Crafty Cut Applique - Dollar Delights

A dozen designs in cool rough-edge applique are a quick-stitching addition to little boys' wearables and lots more. Cut the fabric with pinking shears to add texture and interest. Click here for instructions for Crafty Cut Applique!
 

Crane - Only $1.00!   Dump Truck - Only $1.00!
 
Available in one size:
3.04"X3.37"
  Available in one size:
3.43"X2.80"

Steamroller - Only $1.00!   Excavator - Only $1.00!
 
Available in one size:
3.27"X3.17"
  Available in one size:
3.50"X3.36"

Cement Mixer - Only $1.00!   Bulldozer - Only $1.00!
 
Available in one size:
3.33"X2.73"
  Available in one size:
3.33"X2.79"

Airplane - Only $1.00!   Frog - Only $1.00!
 
Available in one size:
3.49"X2.80"
  Available in one size:
3.24"X2.73"

Dinosaur - Only $1.00!   Shark - Only $1.00!
 
Available in one size:
2.82"X3.37"
  Available in one size:
3.44"X2.70"

Necktie - Only $1.00!   Bow Tie - Only $1.00!
 
Available in one size:
1.84"X3.49"
  Available in one size:
3.49"X2.13"

 

 

Boys will be boys ... will someday be men! Each little Tweet has a lofty aspiration about what to be when he grows up ... astronaut, cowboy, sports star, rock star, fireman? The sky's the limit!

 

Available in two sizes:
5.86"X9.27" and 4.35"X6.87"



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