Embroidery Library
Run for the Border

NEW THIS WEEK - August 6th, 2008


Run for the Border!

Free Project Instructions!

 

Projects and possibilities are endless with unique border, corner, and accent designs. A small accent can add a whisper-subtle touch, while a dramatic border calls out, "Look at me!" It's fun to energize items when you run for the border with these new designs!

Renew home decor by embroidering Arts & Crafts stained-glass and striking Baroque floral designs onto pillows and wall-hangings. Summer and autumn garments thrive with nature when adorned with simple English ivy, colorful mushroom clusters, and little acorns. Get ready for a bath or the beach by adding Seven Seas sailing adventures and lively whales to towels.

Children will love dancing robots on their backpacks and darling dogs and cats on their clothes and bedding. Teens and tweens will deem contemporary swirls and heraldic lions "cool" when added to jackets and tote bags.

Don't walk! Run down the page to see new designs for everyone. 

Bright and sunny Rubber Waffle Placemats are perfect for summer patio get-togethers and picnics in the park!


 
Arts and Crafts stained glass-style designs look beautiful when embroidered onto the hems
of skirts, jackets, and Capri pants. The medium size of this design has been formatted for
the Endless Hoop; may also be used in standard hoops.
 
Available in three sizes:
3.14"X9.41" and 2.14"X6.00" and 1.29"X3.87"


A dazzling Craftsman corner will bring
 glamour to both bed and table linens.
 
 
This captivating and colorful Arts and Crafts square is eye-catching on any item.
 
 
Available in two sizes:
4.86"X4.86" and 3.86"X3.87"
  Available in two sizes:
3.86"X3.86" and 3.01"X3.01"


These rowdy robots do their version of the Robot dance. They'll bring the boogie to teen and
'tween items such as backpacks and sweatshirts. The medium size of this design has been
formatted for the Endless Hoop; may also be used in standard hoops.
 
Available in three sizes:
2.40"X9.40" and 1.79"X6.00" and 0.98"X3.84"

A laid-back robots reclines happily among gears. He
would love to relax in the corners of pillowcases and
curtains.
 
This robot has got it in gear! Let
 him shimmy onto jeans pockets.
 
 
Available in two sizes:
4.86"X5.04" and 3.74"X3.88"
  Available in two sizes:
3.00"X2.99" and 2.01"X2.01"

 

Corner designs are traditionally placed on...well...corners. But say "Yes" to non-traditional placement, too! In this example, the robot corner becomes a feature on the right side of a child's shirt, a playful companion to the robot that's in the traditional "left chest" placement.

Mix, match, and move! Arrange and re-arrange designs on any garment or item until it looks exactly the way you think it should.



Contemporary curls and swirls create a modern look. Dash them across towels and tees. The
medium size of this design has been formatted for the Endless Hoop; may also be used in
standard hoops.

 
Available in three sizes:
2.41"X9.40" and 1.54"X6.00" and 0.99"X3.85"


A snazzy curlicue corner is a great
 addition to journal and book covers.
 
  Jazz up CD and iPod cases
 with playful twirls and circles.
 
 
Available in two sizes:
4.85"X5.50" and 3.40"X3.85"
  Available in two sizes:
2.86"X3.00" and 1.92"X2.01"


Mighty oaks from little acorns grow. Let this acorn tumble sprout along summer and fall
 table linens. The medium size of this design has been formatted for the Endless Hoop;
 may also be used in standard hoops.

 
Available in three sizes:
3.56"X9.40" and 2.28"X6.00" and 1.46"X3.86"

Tuck a lovely acorn spray into the
 corners of napkins and placemats.
 
 
Add this tiny acorn twosome
 to sundresses and tank tops.
 
 
Available in two sizes:
4.84"X4.84" and 3.83"X3.83"
  Available in two sizes:
3.00"X3.00" and 2.00"X1.99"

 

Combinations are limitless when pairing table linens with borders, corners, and accents. When you set the table, you can also set the mood with a wide variety of design elements.

If you're new to stitching designs close to the edge of a napkin or placement, free project instructions from EmbroideryLibraryProjects.com will be a great guide.



Intricate Celtic knotwork twines together for an ornate look - a lovely match for table runners, quilts, and wall-hangings. The medium size of this design has been formatted for the Endless Hoop; may also be used in standard hoops.

 
Available in three sizes:
3.17"X9.40" and 2.29"X6.00" and 1.30"X3.85"


Unbroken plaits create a continual Celtic corner.
 A stunning look on decorative throw pillows.
 
  A nifty knot adds Celtic charm to
 purses, totes, and carryalls.
 
 
Available in two sizes:
4.85"X4.85" and 3.85"X3.85"
  Available in two sizes:
3.00"X3.00" and 2.00"X2.00"


Fierce and majestic, this heraldic lion is a striking when combined with jackets, vests, shirts,
and more! The medium size of this design has been formatted for the Endless Hoop; may also
 be used in standard hoops.

 
Available in three sizes:
3.51"X9.40" and 2.36"X6.00" and 1.44"X3.85"

With a glorious mane and powerful stance,
a kingly lion is a strong embellishment for quilts
and blankets.
 
A noble lion on a placket or pocket
lends a royal air to shirts and back-
packs.

 
 
Available in two sizes:
4.84"X4.84" and 3.84"X3.85"
  Available in two sizes:
1.96"X3.00" and 1.32"X2.00"


Simple, pretty English ivy will add a natural touch to summer bed linens. Stitch in hues of gold, red,
and bronze for autumn, too. The medium size of this design has been formatted for the Endless Hoop; may also be used in standard hoops.
 

Available in three sizes:
3.15"X9.40" and 2.34"X5.95" and 2.01"X3.28"


Delicate ivy will look lovely winding about on towels.
 
  Sprinkle little ivy sprigs across breezy curtains.
 
Available in two sizes:
4.85"X4.85" and 3.85"X3.85"
  Available in two sizes:
2.20"X3.00" and 1.48"X2.00"

 

Arrange, rearrange, and repeat! The coordinating artistic elements between the borders, corners, and features, means that you can create your own print and pattern in any project.

Flip corner designs, place them back to back or in an inverted diamond. Make a continuous weave of corners along a hemline by alternating an "up" version with a "down" version. Explore different colors, and let your creative muse take control!



A cluster of merry mushrooms is just the design for gardening aprons, farmer's market totes,
and kitchen towels. The medium size of this design has been formatted for the Endless Hoop;
may also be used in standard hoops.
 
Available in three sizes:
3.12"X9.41" and 2.15"X6.00" and
1.99"X3.40"

Smallest size is split into two pieces. Both pieces are smaller than 1.99"X3.40"


Grow a charming mushroom scene onto
colorful patio linens.

 
  Kids and gardeners alike will love
 this friendly little mushroom.
 
 
Available in two sizes:
4.85"X4.91" and 3.80"X3.84"
  Available in two sizes:
2.87"X2.98" and 1.93"X1.99"

 

Organic elements, like mushrooms and flowers, are wonderful on gardening gear, and patio linens too. Arrange the borders on the edges of placemats, and the single mushroom on a napkin for flavorful outdoor dining.

Remember the kitchen linens, too! Stitch the mushroom caps and flowers in the colors that match your kitchen, and enjoy the fashionable and coordinated effect.



Get star struck with swirls and stars - a great way to add a magical or nighttime touch to any
 item. The medium size of this design has been formatted for the Endless Hoop; may also be
 used in standard hoops.

 
Available in three sizes:
3.18"X9.41" and 2.19"X5.96" and 1.30"X3.86"


Starlight, star bright... Add star
 power to sleepy-time bed linens.
 
  Give pajamas and robes some
 shine with this little star.
 
Available in two sizes:
4.86"X4.89" and 3.88"X3.88"
  Available in two sizes:
2.68"X3.00" and 1.80"X2.01"


Hot dog - this happy canine has a lot to say! He is a great match for gifts going to kids and
 animal lovers. The medium size of this design has been formatted for the Endless Hoop; may
 also be used in standard hoops.  

 
Available in three sizes:
1.93"X9.41" and 1.45"X6.00" and
1.23"X2.94"

Smallest size is split into two pieces. Both pieces are smaller than 1.23"X2.94"


This playful puppy is cute and talented. Let him do
 tricks from the corner of shirt and jeans pockets.
 
 
A delightful doggie creates a joyful racket.
 He is a darling accent for tees, sweatshirts and jackets.
 
 
Available in two sizes:
4.85"X5.17" and 3.63"X3.86"
  Available in two sizes:
2.72"X3.00" and 1.82"X2.00"


This pretty kitty is full of energy and can't wait to romp onto children's attire and bedding. The medium size of this design has been formatted for the Endless Hoop; may also be used in standard hoops.
 

Available in three sizes:
2.21"X9.41" and 1.60"X6.00" and
1.37"X3.16"

Smallest size is split into two pieces. Both pieces are smaller than 1.37"X3.16"



It would be a cat-tastrophe if this curious cat got
all tangled up! A great designs for kids and knitters
alike.

 
 
Worn out after a day of play, this little feline enjoys a catnap! Snuggle her onto a cozy
pair of pajamas.

 
 
Available in two sizes:
4.86"X5.32" and 3.51"X3.86"
  Available in two sizes:
2.25"X3.01" and 1.51"X2.01"


Bring a bunch of fun to kitchen curtains, towels, and cozies with these juicy fruits. The medium
size of this design has been formatted for the Endless Hoop; may also be used in standard hoops.
 
Available in three sizes:
3.09"X9.41" and 1.92"X6.00" and 1.27"X3.86"


A delicious fruit cocktail trio will brighten up kitchen towels.
 
 
Napkins are tantalizing when
 embellished with a fruit medley.
 
 
Available in two sizes:
4.86"X4.86" and 3.86"X3.86"
  Available in two sizes:
2.51"X3.01" and 1.69"X2.01"

 

Even though you may prefer Twinkies and Pop Tarts to soy milk and rice cakes, you can still dress up your kitchen appliances with healthy, fresh fruit. Free project instructions at EmbroideryLibraryProjects.com will show you how to make a tea cozy, and a toaster cozy, too.

Don't stop there! Cozy up to your other kitchen appliances, too -- the blender, the toaster oven, even the coffee pot!



Bold, one-color Baroque-style florals are an elegant and dynamic addition to table runners and tablecloths. The medium size of this design has been formatted for the Endless Hoop; may also
 be used in standard hoops.

 
Available in three sizes:
3.51"X9.41" and 2.47"X6.00" and 1.42"X3.81"

A dramatic floral spray will enliven placemat corners.
 
 
Give napkins a fabulous flowery detail
 with this Baroque-style accent.
 
 
Available in two sizes:
4.86"X4.86" and 3.86"X3.86"
  Available in two sizes:
3.01"X3.01" and 2.01"X2.01"


Splish splash - these adorable sea friends are having a whale of time together! Let them swim
 directly onto beach items such as towels and totes. The medium size of this design has been formatted for the Endless Hoop; may also be used in standard hoops.

 
Available in two sizes:
2.28"X9.41" and 1.59"X6.00"

Bring fishy fun to children's robe pockets and
 beach wraps with this wonderful whale.
 
 
This darling whale duo would love to
 play on a mesh bathtub toy bag.
 
 
Available in two sizes:
4.86"X6.04" and 3.09"X3.85"
  Available in two sizes:
2.46"X3.00" and 1.65"X2.00"


Add a splash of the Seven Seas to bathroom items such wall-hangings and towels with this sailing adventure design. The medium size of this design has been formatted for the Endless Hoop; may
 also be used in standard hoops.

 
Available in three sizes:
3.55"X9.41" and 2.54"X6.00" and 1.47"X3.87"


A splendid sailboat will create maritime
 magic in the corners of bathmats.
 
  Your favorite skipper will love items awash
 with this sublime sailing scene.
 
Available in two sizes:
4.81"X4.87" and 3.82"X3.87"
  Available in two sizes:
3.00"X3.02" and 2.02"X2.02"