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Very Victoriana
Very Victoriana

NEW THIS WEEK - August 10, 2016

The Victorian era is known for its classic elegance and timeless style. From pretty parasols to delicate flowers, these designs create a graceful look for any project.

Pillows and wall hangings flourish with Victorian boots, butterflies, and fans. Adorn toiletry bags with collages straight from the barbershop or vanity, or update a handkerchief or bed linens with light-stitching designs. Plus adorable animals, Battenburg lace hearts, and more!

Order these Victoriana designs today!

Add luxury to your projects with stunning antique-inspired embroidery designs.


Blooming flowers and winding vines add an extra level of beauty to classic Victorian elements. This open parasol makes a stunning addition to pillows, tote bags, quilts, and more.
 
Available in three sizes:
6.47" x 7.80" and 5.85" x 7.06" and 4.85" x 5.85"


In addition to the gorgeous design above, a Victorian fan and butterfly are also available, and are elegant additions to a wide variety of embroidery projects. Terrific for adding to a framed piece, or a wall hanging!
   
   
Available in four sizes:
7.50" x 7.80" and 6.90" x 7.18"
5.84" x 6.08" and 4.85" x 5.04"
  Available in four sizes:
7.19" x 7.80" and 6.50" x 7.05"
5.86" x 6.35" and 4.86" x 5.27"


These Victorian designs were inspired by Jane Austen, and are perfect for celebrating the elegance and style found in her literary works. Add one to your next project!
Available in three sizes:
6.66" x 7.80" and 5.85" x 6.87" and 4.86" x 5.70"



Flowers with Flourish

Gorgeous flowers of all colors and shapes get a sophisticated edge thanks to light-stitching baroque detail. Whether you're a fan of hollyhocks, poppies, or roses, you'll swoon for these floral motifs.
     
   
 Available in four sizes:
6.88" x 8.45" and 6.05" x 7.43"
5.49" x 6.76" and 4.85" x 5.96"
  Available in four sizes:
6.73" x 7.79" and 6.30" x 7.29"
  5.85" x 6.75" and 4.81" x 5.57"
 

 

Add these delightful flower designs to your home decor projects! A pretty Victorian pillow with lace is the perfect place for the blooming motifs to shine.

Make this sophisticated pillow by following the step-by-step instructions in this project tutorial.
     


The text included on each of these designs is featured on the last color stop, making it easy to embroider the flowers on their own. Terrific for tea towels, tote bags, and more!
   
     
Available in four sizes:
6.90" x 7.67" and 6.49" x 7.23"
  5.84" x 6.50" and 4.83" x 5.37"
 
  Available in four sizes:
7.15" x 7.79" and 6.43" x 7.00"
   5.85" x 6.37" and 4.85" x 5.28"
  


Pick your favorite flower to use on gardening gear or projects for your home. Or, stitch them all on a quilt, wall hangings, or series of framed artwork!
   
 
Available in four sizes:
6.88" x 8.15" and 6.10" x 7.22"
5.40" x 6.39" and 4.85" x 5.74"
  Available in four sizes:
7.14" x 7.80" and 6.69" x 7.31"
5.85" x 6.39" and 4.81" x 5.26"


Flowers with Flourish Design Pack

 Flowers with Flourish Design Pack


Get these beautiful baroque-accented flowers using the links above, or get them all in a design pack, priced at only $9.97!

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

 

The pack is available in 4 sizes:

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




Quick-Stitch Elegance

Light, quick-stitching words and phrases such as "Royal," "Amour," and "Papillion" are fast additions to embroidery projects. Add your favorite to a T-shirt, tote bag, or tea towel.
   
 
Available in four sizes:
6.66" x 7.80" and 5.89" x 6.90"
4.86" x 5.69" and 3.30" x 3.84"
  Available in four sizes:
6.89" x 7.80" and 5.90" x 6.68"
4.86" x 5.50" and 3.42" x 3.85"


The intricate flourishes and chic style of these designs make them a tasteful addition to home decor projects as well. Pillows, wall hangings, bedroom decor, and more all get an elegant update with these designs.
 
Available in four sizes:
6.89" x 7.52" and 5.86" x 6.39" and 4.86" x 5.30" and 3.53" x 3.85"



Victorian Dresser

Fabric jewelry cases, makeup bags, travel gear, and more will get a stylish makeover when adorned with this fabulous collage. The light stitches and open areas of this design make it particularly nice on low-nap fabrics, including denim, twill, canvas, and more.
Available in four sizes:
7.19" x 7.80" and 6.53" x 7.09" and 5.53" x 6.00" and 4.61" x 5.00"


Stitch the coordinating separations from the collage above on bathroom decor, use with the male version below on his and her projects, or on their own to accent a towel or handkerchief.
       
       
Available in two sizes:
2.66" x 1.55" and 1.71" x 1.00"
  Available in two sizes:
4.62" x 4.10" and 2.96" x 2.63"
 
   Available in two sizes:
3.57" x 2.11" and 2.29" x 1.35"

   
 
Available in two sizes:
2.74" x 4.73" and 1.75" x 3.03"
  Available in two sizes:
2.38" x 2.42" and 1.52" x 1.54"
 



Victorian Barbershop

A one-color collage featuring traditional male toiletries is a fast embroidery update on travel bags, bathroom decor, and more. Stitch on a present for your husband, father, brother, son,
or nephew.
 
Available in four sizes:
7.80" x 7.43" and 7.10" x 6.76" and 6.14" x 5.85" and 5.10" x 4.86"


Each of the bath necessities from the medley above are also available for individual purchase. Feature them on their own, or in conjunction with the collage.
     
   
Available in two sizes:
2.25" x 4.74" and 1.47" x 3.10"
  Available in two sizes:
2.97" x 5.03" and 1.94" x 3.29"
  Available in two sizes:
2.24" x 3.49" and 1.47" x 2.28"

     
 
Available in two sizes:
3.03" x 2.86" and 1.98" x 1.87"
  Available in two sizes:
2.61" x 2.52" and 1.71" x 1.65"



Victorian Fashion Plates

Celebrate the classic style of this era with fashion plates that show off traditional Victorian apparel. Versions featuring male and female fashions are stunning additions to quilts, sewing room decor, and pillows.
 
 
Available in three sizes:
9.20" x 6.90" and 7.80" x 5.85" and 6.47" x 4.86"
  Available in three sizes:
8.85" x 6.90" and 7.50" x 5.85" and 6.23" x 4.86"



Victorian Animals

Adorable animals in Victorian garb will charm their way onto your next embroidery project! Top hats, elegant apparel, and more give each of these designs a distinct, traditional style.
   
 
Available in three sizes:
5.01" x 7.80" and 3.86" x 6.01" and 2.48" x 3.85"
  Available in three sizes:
5.85" x 7.47" and 4.84" x 6.18" and 3.02" x 3.86"


These four animals -- an owl, mouse, pug, and cat -- are the perfect addition to kids' gear, quilts, and more. Stitch the chic kitty on a sweatshirt, or add the graceful pug to a blanket.
   
 
Available in three sizes:
7.79" x 5.66" and 6.64" x 4.82" and 3.86" x 2.81"
  Available in three sizes:
5.86" x 6.58" and 4.86" x 5.46" and 3.44" x 3.85"



Hearts with Roses (Battenburg Lace)

Freestanding lace hearts get an extra level of taste and beauty with intricate roses stitched inside. Slip one inside a card, hang in your window, or use as a decoration in your home.

Find the instructions for embroidering these lace hearts here.
   
   
Available in three sizes:
5.54" x 5.39" and 4.95" x 4.81" and 3.90" x 3.79"
  Available in three sizes:
5.60" x 5.40" and 4.97" x 4.80" and 3.89" x 3.75"


Three different versions of these hearts with roses have been created in the classic Battenburg lace style -- stitch them all for your home!
     
   
Available in three sizes:
5.56" x 5.40" and 4.93" x 4.78" and 3.89" x 3.78"
 
The combination of lace roses atop the Battenburg lace heart is a beautiful pairing.



Request of the Week - Asian Etchings

Helen sent in a design request for a sketch-style geisha standing with an open parasol above her head. In addition to this stunning design, we also added a motif featuring a geisha strumming the traditional Japanese shamisen, a three-stringed lute. Great suggestion, Helen!
   
 
Available in four sizes:
7.80" x 7.74" and 6.95" x 6.90"
5.89" x 5.85" and 4.89" x 4.85"
  Available in four sizes:
8.10" x 6.90" and 7.57" x 6.44"
6.88" x 5.86" and 5.71" x 4.86"


The Request of the Week program is one where you can suggest a design for us to draw and digitize. It's
a popular program, and designs are scheduled through the middle of 2017. But we still want to read your ideas! Send them to stitch@emblibrary.com for consideration.

To see other designs that have been created by requests, click here.