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NEW THIS WEEK:

For a Boo-tiful Halloween

 

When it comes to seasonal themes for decorating our homes, yards, and clothing, Halloween is fast surpassing almost every other holiday. And, it's easy to see why. It's just so much fun!

Bats and ghosts, witches and goblins, spiders and haunted houses, and things that go bump in the night...It's all about tricks and treats for the imagination.

So, here's a treat: Designs to fill the witching hours with your own magic touch. Dress up a garment with a new lace shirt set imbued with the mysteries of Halloween night -- cats, bats, and witches, too.

Tote or Candy bag -- It's time for a treat!
Click here for project instructions!

And, here's a trick:  Unique decorations of lacey freestanding embroidery, so easy to make. Sew spiders, bats, jack o' lanterns, owls, and more to decorate your windows and table linens.

Costumed critters sewn on bags and shirts will have everyone joining in the fun. These friendly animals can make the night a little less scary for youngsters on their first Halloween forays.

Halloween offers so many opportunities for kids to be creative. Sew up a fabulous trick-or-treat bag and let them design a pumpkin applique for jack-o'-lanterns that are distinctively theirs. With 10 different noses, mouths, and sets of eyes to choose from, your little artists can combine them for hundreds of happy, scary, daffy, wary, goofy expressions, as well as super sweet candy faces.

And, what would Halloween be without great ghost stories? Dramatic thread artistry vividly illustrates the tale of that frightful night in the Legend of Sleepy Hollow. Perfect for jacket backs and framed art. Enjoy the new designs, and Happy Haunting!


Costumed Critters

Teddy the Bear is all dressed up for Halloween as a busy little bee.
He must have his eye on the treats in a honey tree! He pulls a wagon
loaded with pumpkins and a sack of sweets.
Available in two sizes:
6.87"X4.85" and 3.87"X2.72"

It's a cat in a hat...a witch's hat, of course. All dressed up and sitting in the pumpkin patch,
she must be waiting to see the Great Pumpkin!
Available in two sizes:
6.86"X4.83" and 3.86"X2.71"

This pooch is all "wrapped up" in the tradition of bobbing for apples. He's certainly doesn't seem hampered by that mummy costume. Look...he's nabbed an apple already!
Available in two sizes:
4.84"X5.34" and 3.49"X3.87"

Is there anything sadder than a ballerina frog with two left feet?  Look how she's scattering the basket of candy treats. For lots of giggles and a hopping good time, sew this froggy on shirts and bags.
Available in two sizes:
6.85"X4.85" and 3.85"X2.72"

A caramel apple and a dinosaur costume is all that's needed to make this little bunny happy.
Available in two sizes:
6.20"X4.86" and 3.86"X3.02"

Boo! The duck family in ghostly attire sets out for a night of trick-or-treat in the neighborhood.
Available in two sizes:
6.83"X3.75" and 3.87"X2.13"

The above six designs are available in a value pack. Get all six for only $8.97 - that's only
$1.49 per design!
Click on the images or links below and add the pack to your basket.
 
All designs smaller than 5 x 7   All designs smaller than 4 x 4

Halloween Lace
In delicate freestanding embroidery, these fantastic lacey designs with Halloween themes will be
fun to hang in a window or to sew in groupings as a trim for linens and dresses. Embroider the design onto a piece of heavy weight water-soluble stabilizer, then wash away. Beautiful freestanding lace
will result! 
Jack o' lantern ringed in lace.   An ornate oval frame is home to the spider
in its web.
 
Available in one size:
3.86"X3.87"
  Available in one size:
3.35"X3.82"

An oval shape captures an owl as he hoots from his perch in a tree.   A bat shadow reveals a swarm of the flying creatures in the light of the moon.

 
Available in one size:
3.33"X3.93"
  Available in one size:
3.88"X2.01"

A lace skull portrays the ancient Halloween legends that bones of the dead walk again.    A graveyard gate, a headstone inscribed "Rest in Peace," the scene of many a Halloween story.
 
Available in one size:
3.12"X3.89"
  Available in one size:
3.18"X3.86"

 

The above six designs are available in a value pack. Get all six for only $8.97 - that's only $1.49 per design!

Embroider these designs onto fabric, or use as freestanding embroidery by embroidering onto water-soluble stabilizer. Round shapes are great coasters, and all are eerily charming when hung in windows.

Click on the image to the left, and add the pack to your basket!

All designs smaller than 4 x 4

   

A large freestanding embroidery design features a raven perched in a bare tree.
The clouds and moon peek through the branches. Embroider onto water-soluble
stabilizer, and use as a table centerpiece, or hang in a window for a Halloween
decoration.
Available in two sizes:
5.81"X8.04" and 4.80"X6.65"

Halloween Shirt Sets
We all enjoy the softening effect that lace gives a garment, but a Halloween motif simply makes this freestanding lace even more fun. Add this subtle touch to a shirt or dress, sew a lace border on pants to match, and you are ready to haunt the office, stores, or October parties at will. Embroider the designs onto a piece of water-soluble stabilizer, then soak away. Once dry, apply them to a shirt.
 Click here for project instructions.

The lace shirt set designs are available in a value pack. Get a pocket, cuff, collar, border, and feature
design for only $7.97! Click on the links or images below and add the pack to your basket. Or,
choose from individual designs below.
 
All designs smaller than 6 x 10   All designs smaller than 5 x 7

Crescent moons surround a witch on her broomstick on the lace pocket design. Little witches' hats form the top edge.   Flying bats and crescent moons are the highlights for this lace collar extender design.
 
Available in two sizes:
4.80"X5.34" and 3.46"X3.85"
  Available in two sizes:
5.18"X3.53" and 3.87"X2.66"

The subtle pattern of flying bats and crescent moons form the lace for the collar design.
Available in two sizes:
9.19"X3.59" and 6.85"X2.71"

A small border is perfect for trimming tiny areas.
Available in one size:
3.86"X1.24"

Although almost everything -- pants, capris, tops, camisoles -- this season seems to come with a lace border on it, this little witches' hats border is something special. It's simply bewitching!
Available in two sizes:
9.91"X1.75" and 6.61"X1.25"

Bats and cats make beautiful cuffs. And, this cuff design comes in both large and small sizes.
Available in two sizes:
9.41"X2.99" and 6.85"X2.24"

 Cat, bats, and moon signify that Halloween is drawing near. This feature design will also be fun to use as a centerpiece or table doily....or a little something to sweeten the candy basket!
Available in two sizes:
8.37"X5.86" and 6.81"X4.77"

Build your own jack o' lantern pack
Put your own personality onto a pumpkin for a unique decoration. First, select an applique
pumpkin. Then, choose eyes, nose, mouth, or carved text, and embroider it on top of the pumpkin.
By mixing and matching, you can make hundreds of combinations! It's as much fun as carving
your own jack o' lantern, with a lot less to clean up. Get the pack of 35 designs for only $19.97!

All designs smaller than 6 x 10

All designs smaller than 5 x 7

First, embroider an applique pumpkin. Choose a round one....
Available in two sizes:
5.93"X5.87" and 4.93"X4.86"

Or a tall one.
Available in two sizes:
5.41"X9.42" and 4.52"X6.83"

Then, add the eyes.
A wink and a nod   Beguiling eyes for feminine wiles
 
Available in two sizes:
2.95"X1.27" and 2.45"X1.06"
  Available in two sizes:
4.43"X1.86" and 3.68"X1.55"

Positively scary!

 

A traditional pair

 
Available in two sizes:
3.79"X1.40" and 3.16"X1.15"
  Available in two sizes:
3.80"X1.16" and 3.16"X0.96"

Crazy and cartoony   Boo-tiful eyes
 
Available in two sizes:
1.98"X1.98" and 1.63"X1.63"
  Available in two sizes:
3.05"X2.03" and 2.53"X1.69"

She "batted" her eyes at me!

 

"Eye" love candy kisses

 
Available in two sizes:
4.60"X0.85" and 3.82"X0.72"
  Available in two sizes:
3.70"X0.88" and 3.07"X0.73"

Ghostly eyes   Bloodshot eyes
 
Available in two sizes:
3.22"X1.48" and 2.68"X1.24"
  Available in two sizes:
3.84"X1.81" and 3.22"X1.52"

Sew on a nose -
Winking, wrinkling nose   Feminine nose
 
Available in two sizes:
1.08"X0.97" and 0.90"X0.81"
  Available in two sizes:
1.16"X1.08" and 0.97"X0.89"

Ghost nose   Scary nose
 
Available in two sizes:
0.57"X0.52" and 0.48"X0.44"
  Available in two sizes:
1.00"X0.69" and 0.83"X0.57"

Traditional nose   Cartoony character nose
 
Available in two sizes:
1.04"X0.80" and 0.86"X0.67"
  Available in two sizes:
1.11"X0.79" and 0.91"X0.66"

Boo-tiful nose   Crescent Moon Nose
 
Available in two sizes:
1.23"X1.02" and 1.02"X0.86"
  Available in two sizes:
1.41"X1.36" and 1.17"X1.12"

Candy peanut nose   Teardrop Nose
 
Available in two sizes:
1.14"X0.85" and 0.95"X0.71"
  Available in two sizes:
0.83"X0.93" and 0.69"X0.77"

Add a mouth...
The winking mouth   Feminine mouth
 
Available in two sizes:
2.80"X1.87" and 2.32"X1.55"
  Available in two sizes:
2.68"X1.32" and 2.22"X1.09"

A toothy cartoony mouth   Scary mouth with sharp teeth
 
Available in two sizes:
3.56"X2.17" and 2.96"X1.80"
  Available in two sizes:
3.92"X2.43" and 3.25"X2.02"

Traditional jack o' lantern mouth   Bat mouth with fangs
 
Available in two sizes:
4.13"X1.76" and 3.43"X1.46"
  Available in two sizes:
4.10"X1.59" and 3.41"X1.32"

Smart candy mouth
Available in two sizes:
3.75"X1.55" and 3.11"X1.30"

Ghost mouth Mouth for bloodshot eyes Boo-tiful mouth
Available in two sizes:
0.89"X0.84" and 0.74"X0.69"
Available in two sizes:
0.65"X0.75" and 0.53"X0.62"
Available in two sizes:
0.91"X1.23" and 0.75"X1.02"


Once we get to carving, we just can't stop. You can add the text designs below your pumpkin, or embroider the design directly onto the applique pumpkin. The design has been drawn and digitized in a manner so that the shadow looks like the inside of a pumpkin. The text is also wonderful by itself
on totes, loot bags, shirts, and more.
Available in two sizes:
5.00"X2.93" and 3.84"X2.26"

 In colors made to look like carving, this design can be sewn on your applique pumpkin instead of a face, or it can accompany your applique jack o' lantern.
Available in two sizes:
4.69"X2.62" and 3.87"X2.15"

Designed to look like carvings, use this design to accompany the applique pumpkin.
Available in two sizes:
4.84"X3.47" and 4.11"X2.96"

Keep your Halloween memories displayed in a colorful frame. The large size of each
photo frame displays a 4 x 6 photo, and the small size displays a 3 x 5 photo. Click
here for project instructions.
Available in two sizes:
7.85"X5.85" and 6.35"X4.85"

Candy corn and the words "Trick or Treat" form this photo frame.
Available in two sizes:
7.85"X5.85" and 6.35"X4.85"

On a crisp October night, when we see a cold moon shining through bare trees, we may be reminded of Washington Irving's frightful tale of the Legend of Sleepy Hollow, and we may glance nervously over our shoulders. Ichabod Crane's famous flight from the headless horseman is artistically illustrated in thread. Three sizes available. The largest size is great for jacket backs or framed pieces. If it's larger than what your embroidery machine can sew, then you'll need to split it before sewing.

Looking for splitting information? Click here.
Available in three sizes:
8.37"X11.51" and 5.84"X8.02" and 4.85"X6.67"

 As autumn advances and nightfall comes earlier and earlier, the return of dark foggy nights seems to set the scene for frightful tales that send shivers up the spine of even the bravest among us. Imagination goes wild, and the pumpkin field's scarecrow -- friendly in the noonday sun -- turns ominous under the influence of the full moon.

The largest size might be larger than your machine's sewing field, so you'll need to split it
first. Looking for information on splitting? Click here.
Available in three sizes:
9.00"X11.24" and 5.88"X7.35" and 4.85"X6.03"


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

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