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Christmas in July
Christmas in July
NEW THIS WEEK - July 24th, 2013
Poinsettias, mistletoe, holly, ornaments...it must be Christmas in July! New designs give you a jolly jumpstart on your holiday stitching.

Color blending creates a jewel-toned effect for Christmas cardinals, poinsettias, and more, and holiday squares are filled with warm season's greetings.

Light borders and corners make quick and classic decorations, and holiday bunting will put the "festive" in your festivities!

Scrollwork flowers are fresh with seasonal blooms, and Christmas trees around the world add an international flair to your holiday stitching.

And finally, Chanukah designs celebrate the Festival of Lights with bright squares and holiday greetings.
Scoop up these fa-la-la-fabulous
designs today!


Spring into Christmas Color

Spring into Christmas color! The magnificent color blending in the Spring into Color style lets you create a hand-painted effect with stitches. Brilliant colors combine with subtle shades for a unique look that is gorgeous on pillow shams, wall hangings, tote bags, and much more.

A cardinal couple kicks off the Spring into Christmas Color designs, proudly perching above a pair of pine cones. Holly hangs above their heads -- maybe they're about to give each other a peck on the cheek?
 
Available in three sizes:
9.57" x 6.90" and 7.78" x 5.63" and 6.70" x 4.87" 


A poinsettia takes center stage, in a beautiful design for a pillow sham -- a fabulous gift idea!
 
Available in three sizes:
7.79" x 6.68" and 6.87" x 5.86" and 5.70" x 4.86"


Sprigs of holly frame a Christmas tree, in a colorful design for stockings, gift bags, and more.
 
Available in four sizes:
8.41" x 6.88" and 7.79" x 6.40" and 7.10" x 5.82" and 5.89" x 4.85"


Just looking at this design makes the day seem merry and bright! A wonderful addition to door hangers, pillow shams, quilted wall hangings, and more.
 
Available in four sizes:
9.91" x 6.88" and 8.40" x 5.86" and 7.80" x 5.45" and 6.87" x 4.81"


Create outstanding Christmas decor with a design similar to the one above, with the words "Happy Christmas." The patterned letters create a lot of extra interest.
 
Available in four sizes:
9.91" x 6.88" and 8.32" x 5.86" and 7.80" x 5.45" and 6.87" x 4.81"


Christmas Wishes

Stitch heartfelt holiday wishes with classic Christmas lyrics and sweet sentiments. The square shapes are ideal for pillows, tote bags, stockings, wall hangings, and anyplace you want to showcase season's tidings!

Share warm Christmas greeting with family and friends, with "May your days be merry and bright" and "God bless you & have a blessed Christmas."
     
 
Available in five sizes:
7.74" x 7.80" and 6.85" x 6.90" and 5.84" x 5.88" and 4.86" x 4.89" and 3.83" x 3.86"
  Available in five sizes:
7.81" x 7.78" and 6.84" x 6.83" and 5.86" x 5.85" and 4.90" x 4.89" and 3.86" x 3.86"


"Merry Christmas" (left) and "Happy Christmas" (right) designs are adorned with festive holly.
     
 
Available in five sizes:
7.79" x 7.58" and 6.90" x 6.69" and 6.03" x 5.85" and 5.01" x 4.86" and 3.86" x 3.75"
  Available in five sizes:
7.80" x 7.70" and 6.90" x 6.81" and 5.94" x 5.86" and 4.93" x 4.86" and 3.86" x 3.81"


These design variations wish everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy Christmas. Both are just right for holiday wall hangings!
     
 
Available in five sizes:
7.79" x 7.80" and 6.90" x 6.90" and 5.87" x 5.88" and 4.86" x 4.87" and 3.86" x 3.86"
  Available in five sizes:
7.79" x 7.78" and 6.90" x 6.91" and 5.87" x 5.88" and 4.86" x 4.88" and 3.85" x 3.87"


"Have a holly jolly Christmas" and "Have yourself a merry little Christmas" make classic additions to stockings, table linens, tote bags, and more.
     
   
Available in five sizes:
7.75" x 7.63" and 6.98" x 6.87" and 5.96" x 5.85" and 4.95" x 4.86" and 3.85" x 3.79"
  Available in five sizes:
7.80" x 7.68" and 6.90" x 6.79" and 5.97" x 5.87" and 4.94" x 4.86" and 3.86" x 3.80"


Dress up shirts for the holidays with "Santa Claus is coming to town" and "Bah humbug!" designs. Also very fun on towels, for the kitchen and the bath.
     
 
Available in five sizes:
7.80" x 7.77" and 6.90" x 6.86" and 5.90" x 5.87" and 4.89" x 4.86" and 3.86" x 3.84"
  Available in five sizes:
7.79" x 7.38" and 6.89" x 6.51" and 6.16" x 5.81" and 5.14" x 4.86" and 3.86" x 3.66"


Quick-Stitch Christmas

Have yourself a merry little quick-stitch Christmas! Light and open designs add a splash of fast color to dining room decor, towels, holiday shirts and skirts, and much more.

Let these pretty poinsettias bloom on placemats, tablecloths, and napkins for lovely dining decor. The 5" x 7" size of this design has been formatted for the Endless Hoop; may also be used in standard hoops.
 
Available in five sizes:
11.70" x 3.81" and 9.41" x 3.06" and 7.81" x 2.54" and 6.00" x 2.21" and 3.86" x 1.26"


Corners are perfect for tucking into napkin and placemat corners!
 
Available in three sizes:
5.88" x 5.86" and 4.88" x 4.86" and 3.86" x 3.84"


Hang festive ornaments on tablecloths and pillow shams for a dash of holiday cheer. The 5" x 7" size of this design has been formatted for the Endless Hoop; may also be used in standard hoops.
 
Available in five sizes:
11.80" x 4.47" and 9.40" x 3.56" and 7.80" x 2.96" and 6.00" x 2.26" and 3.85" x 1.47"


An ornament rests on pine boughs -- a quick classic on everything from stockings to potholders!
 
Available in three sizes:
5.85" x 5.89" and 4.85" x 4.88" and 3.82" x 3.85"


Share the gingerbread cookie love with this sweet design. Adorable on aprons! The 5" x 7" size of this design has been formatted for the Endless Hoop; may also be used in standard hoops.
 
Available in five sizes:
11.69" x 4.84" and 9.41" x 3.90" and 7.80" x 3.24" and 5.95" x 2.68" and 3.86" x 1.60"


Who can resist this smile? Add to gift bags, then fill with cookies for lots more smiles.
 
Available in three sizes:
6.02" x 5.86" and 4.99" x 4.86" and 3.89" x 3.79"


The bow is on the mistletoe, in a simple yet elegant design for table linens and towels. The 5" x 7" size of this design has been formatted for the Endless Hoop; may also be used in standard hoops.
 
Available in five sizes:
11.80" x 3.90" and 9.40" x 3.10" and 7.80" x 2.58" and 6.00" x 2.11" and 3.85" x 1.27"


Stitch mistletoe onto a mini-wall hanging, then hang it high for mistletoe kisses.
 
Available in three sizes:
7.30" x 5.85" and 6.05" x 4.85" and 3.86" x 3.09"


Light up holiday stitching with a Christmas light border! A fast and fun addition to holiday apparel and decor. The 5" x 7" size of this design has been formatted for the Endless Hoop; may also be used in standard hoops.
 
Available in five sizes:
11.69" x 4.18" and 9.41" x 3.37" and 7.81" x 2.79" and 6.00" x 2.22" and 3.86" x 1.38"


These lights won't get tangled, or go out! Perfect on Christmas stocking medleys.
 
Available in three sizes:
5.85" x 6.22" and 4.85" x 5.16" and 3.63" x 3.86"


A Merry Christmas Redwork design is festive on tea towels and flour sack towels. Stitch in traditional red, or whatever color suits your project needs. The 5" x 7" size of this design has been formatted for the Endless Hoop; may also be used in standard hoops.
 
Available in four sizes:
11.80" x 4.82" and 9.40" x 3.84" and 7.80" x 3.19" and 6.00" x 2.55"


Holly adds a festive spirit to this "Happy Christmas" design ideal for holiday shirts. The 5" x 7" size of this design has been formatted for the Endless Hoop; may also be used in standard hoops.
 
Available in four sizes:
11.80" x 4.82" and 9.40" x 3.84" and 7.80" x 3.19" and 6.00" x 2.53"


A candy cane and holly corner will sweeten stockings, napkins, onesies, and more!
 
Available in three sizes:
5.85" x 6.00" and 4.85" x 4.97" and 3.75" x 3.85"


Christmas Bunting

Seasonal decor gets a big boost from festive bunting! Doorways and mantelpieces come to life with just a small string of bright bunting. And, step-by-step project instructions show just how easy it is to make.

Mistletoe bunting (left) and holly bunting (right) are fresh across window and door frames, and as wall hangings.
     
 
Available in three sizes:
5.83" x 6.91" and 4.82" x 5.70" and 3.28" x 3.86"
  Available in three sizes:
5.84" x 7.03" and 4.82" x 5.80" and 3.19" x 3.85"


Dress up your home for the holidays with colorful and elegant bunting! Project instructions demonstrate how to create your own.
     
 
Available in three sizes:
5.85" x 6.91" and 4.84" x 5.71" and 3.25" x 3.83"
  Available in three sizes:
5.82" x 6.93" and 4.80" x 5.73" and 3.21" x 3.85"


Christmas Scrollwork Flowers

The combination of fresh flowers and wrought iron-style scrollwork is eye-catching on pillow shams, tote bags, table linens, and more. Poinsettias are finely detailed and lovingly colored. Stitch a holiday floral arrangement unlike any other!
 
Available in five sizes:
7.77" x 7.81" and 6.88" x 6.91" and 5.86" x 5.89" and 4.86" x 4.89" and 3.84" x 3.86"


A scrollwork poinsettia border is stunning on table linens and seasonal tote bags.
 
Available in four sizes:
9.41" x 2.66" and 7.81" x 2.20" and 5.97" x 1.93" and 3.86" x 1.09"


Pair this elegant corner on a pillow sham for blooming Christmas beauty.
 
Available in three sizes:
5.99" x 5.86" and 4.97" x 4.86" and 3.86" x 3.78"


Star of Bethlehem are true stars in this gorgeous square. The delicate petals are brilliant against the curling filigree frame, making an exquisitely beautiful embellishment.
 
Available in five sizes:
7.81" x 7.65" and 6.91" x 6.77" and 5.99" x 5.86" and 4.95" x 4.84" and 3.86" x 3.78"


A splendid design for towels, table linens, quilts, and more!
 
Available in four sizes:
9.42" x 2.19" and 7.82" x 1.82" and 6.00" x 1.54" and 3.87" x 0.90"


Sometimes simple things are the best things, as this simply elegant corner shows.
 
Available in three sizes:
5.95" x 5.86" and 4.93" x 4.85" and 3.85" x 3.79"


Christmas Trees Around the World

Celebrate Christmas with a sampling of trees from around the world. Colorful ornaments highlight the greenery, and bring a breath of fresh air to traditional holiday decorations.

A cactus and a palm tree bring a tropical touch to the holidays!
     
 
Available in four sizes:
5.26" x 11.80" and 4.26" x 9.40" and 3.56" x 7.79" and 3.13" x 6.86"
  Available in four sizes:
6.87" x 9.72" and 5.87" x 8.31" and 5.48" x 7.76" and 4.82" x 6.86"


A decorated weeping willow tree and baobab tree make eye-catching conversation starters.
     
 
Available in four sizes:
6.90" x 9.71" and 5.85" x 8.25" and 5.51" x 7.77" and 4.86" x 6.85"
  Available in four sizes:
6.88" x 9.72" and 5.87" x 8.31" and 5.50" x 7.78" and 4.83" x 6.83"


An olive tree and an acacia are ready to spread holiday cheer wherever you stitch them!
     
 
Available in four sizes:
6.87" x 9.76" and 5.82" x 8.27" and 5.50" x 7.80" and 4.84" x 6.86" 
  Available in four sizes:
9.75" x 6.90" and 8.26" x 5.85" and 7.77" x 5.52" and 6.84" x 4.86"


Festival of Lights

New Chanukah designs are just right for sprucing up home decor for the Festival of Lights. Decorate with embroidered pillow shams, wall hangings, table linens, and more to brighten the days of this special season!
     
 
Available in five sizes:
7.68" x 7.80" and 6.79" x 6.90" and 5.85" x 5.95" and 4.85" x 4.94" and 3.80" x 3.86"
  Available in five sizes:
7.80" x 7.75" and 6.90" x 6.85" and 5.91" x 5.86" and 4.89" x 4.85" and 3.86" x 3.83" 


"Happy Hanukkah" and "Happy Chanukah" designs are decorated with dreidels and tiny stars.
     
   
Available in five sizes:
7.80" x 7.77" and 6.90" x 6.87" and 5.88" x 5.86" and 4.87" x 4.86" and 3.86" x 3.84"
  Available in five sizes:
7.80" x 7.70" and 6.90" x 6.81" and 5.93" x 5.86" and 4.92" x 4.86" and 3.86" x 3.81" 


Wish family and friends happy holidays, with "Happy Hanukkah to you" or "Happy Chanukah" to you on table linens, mini-quilts, and pillows.
     
   
Available in five sizes:
7.77" x 7.80" and 6.87" x 6.90" and 5.86" x 5.89" and 4.86" x 4.88" and 3.84" x 3.86" 
  Available in five sizes:
7.77" x 7.80" and 6.87" x 6.90" and 5.86" x 5.89" and 4.86" x 4.88" and 3.84" x 3.86"


Special Request of the Week

Embroidery Library is always inspired by your design suggestions, and we thank you for sending us your terrific ideas, which we regularly incorporate into the weekly design themes. This space is dedicated to the "Request of the Week."

Sharon requested manger animals to coordinate with the All is Bright with Echoes designs, and the result is destined to become a Christmas classic. She is planning to combine the designs to build a nativity in photo frames. What a great idea! This sweet animal trio is also a wonderful holiday embellishment for wall hangings, pillow shams, quilts, stockings, and more.  Thanks for your request, Sharon.
 
Available in three sizes:
6.68" x 5.81" and 5.52" x 4.80" and 3.86" x 3.36"


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