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Stained Glass Nativity

NEW THIS WEEK - September 21st, 2011
 

Stained Glass Nativity
 

Free Project Instructions!

This Christmas, bring the tradition and beauty of stained glass into your home. When an artistic technique has endured for 1,000 years, as making stained glass has, it must be timeless and excellent.

The stained glass in the designs below makes an elegant backdrop for poinsettias, candles, angels, doves, and wreaths. Popular Christmas symbols and stained glass elegance combine for beautiful effect!

A Nativity scene completes any Christmas decor. Nine exquisite stained glass panels tell the story of Jesus' birth. Fit them together for a stunning cathedral-type stained glass window effect.

Bright poinsettias and wreaths circle this festive candle mat. Click here for free project instructions!


Stained Glass  Nativity Scene

The Nativity is a classic and enduring symbol representing the holiday in Christian faiths. The nine panels below fit together to create a gorgeous cathedral-style stained glass window design. Stitch this glorious stained glass Nativity centerpiece to enrich many Christmas seasons to come! 

 



Stained Glass  Nativity Scene Design Packs
 

Create an heirloom-quality Nativity wall hanging! The nine designs used in the above project are sold in a design pack. The pack is available in three sizes, priced at only $17.97! Click on the link to the size that is appropriate for your machine and your project, and add the pack to your basket. For project instructions that demonstrate the layout and a suggestion for a wall hanging project, click here.
 
7.0 x 7.9 size 6 x 10 size 5 x 7 size

Stained Glass Christmas Poinsettias


When fresh poinsettias begin springing up in homes and floral displays, it's a sure sign that the Christmas season is upon us. These richly colored poinsettia designs will freshen up your home or apparel with a lovely holiday look. The brilliant red colors of the flowers really pop against the stained glass backdrops!

 

Available in five sizes:
7.78"X7.78" and 6.99"X6.99" and 5.90"X5.90" and 4.88"X4.88" and 3.89"X3.89"



The geometric stained glass medallion elegantly frames this lush poinsettia. This richly colored design will be delightful on stockings, pillows, wall hangings, and more merry Christmas decor!

 

Available in five sizes:
7.81"X7.81" and 6.98"X6.97" and 5.88"X5.88" and 4.86"X4.86" and 3.86"X3.86"



Poinsettias make up more than 85 percent of potted plant sales during the holiday season. With this pretty pair, poinsettias can pop up in your home in all kinds of places, such as table runners, mantle pieces, or candle mats!

 

Available in three sizes:
9.40"X4.04" and 6.00"X2.80" and 3.85"X1.65"


     

 

Available in two sizes:
4.86"X4.88" and 3.86"X3.88"

  Available in one size:
3.85"X3.50"


The stained glass "M" of the "Merry Christmas" surrounded by the filigree makes for a formal yet fresh look. Stitch on a sweatshirt, towel, or table linens for timeless holiday wishes.

 

Available in two sizes:
9.41"X4.47" and 6.86"X3.26"



Stained Glass Christmas Poinsettias Design Packs
 

Poinsettias are far and away the most popular Christmas plant. These pretty poinsettia designs will show you why! Arrange the designs on table linens, bath towel sets, tree skirts, festive wall hangings, and quilts.

The above designs can be ordered individually by clicking the links above, or buy them all in a design pack for an even greater discount.

The XXL and medium packs contain 8 designs, priced at only $15.97.
The XL and large packs contain 9 designs, priced at only $17.97.
The small pack contains 5 designs, priced at only $9.97.

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

The pack is available in 5 sizes:

**XXL - Designs smaller than 7.9"x7.9"
**XL - Designs smaller than 7.0"x11.8"
**Lg - Designs smaller than 6"x10"
**Md - Designs smaller than 5"x7"
**Sm - Designs smaller than 4"x4"



Stained Glass Christmas Candles


Christmas is known as the "feast of light." In medieval times, it was customary to represent Christ with a burning candle. Light up your holiday embroidery projects with these bright candle and stained glass designs.

 

Available in five sizes:
7.78"X7.78" and 6.99"X6.99" and 5.87"X5.87" and 4.83"X4.83" and 3.87"X3.87"



The round glow of the candles is reflected in the circle of the rich stained glass medallion. Stitch on pillows or totes for warm holiday wishes!

 

Available in five sizes:
7.80"X7.80" and 6.97"X6.97" and 5.89"X5.90" and 4.84"X4.83" and 3.88"X3.87"



Christmas is a time rich with tradition. The practice of placing Christmas lights in windows began in Ireland, where families would place lit candles in the window in hopes of guiding priests through the dark night to their homes.

 

Available in three sizes:
9.40"X4.13" and 5.97"X2.88" and 3.88"X1.71"



A brightly colored candle corner is beautiful when tucked onto pockets and linen napkins. Add warmth to any stocking or sweatshirt with the single candle design.
     

 

Available in two sizes:
4.85"X4.85" and 3.88"X3.88"

  Available in one size:
3.09"X3.51"


This lyric fragment is from the English version of "Silent Night," first published in 1859.  Wonderful on a table runner, throw pillow, or candle mat!

 

Available in two sizes:
9.38"X5.18" and 6.87"X3.79"



Stained Glass Christmas Candles Design Packs
 

The designs above are ready to add the warmth and light of Christmas candles and stained glass to your holiday stitching projects!

The above designs can be ordered individually by clicking the links above, or buy them all in a design pack for an even greater discount.

The XXL and medium packs contain 8 designs, priced at only $15.97.
The XL and large packs contain 9 designs, priced at only $17.97.
The small pack contains 5 designs, priced at only $9.97.

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

The pack is available in 5 sizes:

**XXL - Designs smaller than 7.9"x7.9"
**XL - Designs smaller than 7.0"x11.8"
**Lg - Designs smaller than 6"x10"
**Md - Designs smaller than 5"x7"
**Sm - Designs smaller than 4"x4"



Stained Glass Christmas Angels


Angels are messengers, creatures of good, and spirits of love. Let these angel designs bring their message of holiday love to your embroidery projects. The stained glass backgrounds add celestial depth to the elegant angels. Stitch onto table runners, mantle pieces, pillow shams or candle mats for a graceful holiday expression!

 

Available in five sizes:
7.79"X7.78" and 6.99"X6.99" and 5.86"X5.86" and 4.88"X4.88" and 3.87"X3.87"



The roles of angels include protecting and guiding human beings. This angel is lit by the glowing stained glass star above as she gazes benevolently on the world below.

 

Available in five sizes:
7.81"X7.81" and 7.00"X7.00" and 5.88"X5.88" and 4.87"X4.87" and 3.87"X3.87"



Angels have appeared in works of art for millennia. Angel-shaped beings appear in ancient Mesopotamian and Greek art. Stitch this design to bring timeless distinction to your holiday decor!

 

Available in three sizes:
9.42"X3.95" and 6.00"X2.69" and 3.87"X1.63"



Angels bring glad tidings. Let these angels gladden any of your holiday embroidery projects!
     

 

Available in two sizes:
4.85"X4.85" and 3.86"X3.86"

  Available in one size:
3.84"X3.86"


Celebrate the glory of Christmas with this handsome design. Blue and purple tones provide a soothing contrast to the common red and green of most holiday decor.

 

Available in two sizes:
9.40"X4.20" and 6.83"X3.07"



Stained Glass Christmas Angels Design Packs
 

Angels are a graceful and gladsome herald of Christmas. These gorgeous stained glass angel designs bring glad tidings to any holiday embroidery project! Stitch on quilts, cardigans, linen towels, tree skirts, and more!

The above designs can be ordered individually by clicking the links above, or buy them all in a design pack for an even greater discount.

The XXL and medium packs contain 8 designs, priced at only $15.97.
The XL and large packs contain 9 designs, priced at only $17.97.
The small pack contains 5 designs, priced at only $9.97.

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

The pack is available in 5 sizes:

**XXL - Designs smaller than 7.9"x7.9"
**XL - Designs smaller than 7.0"x11.8"
**Lg - Designs smaller than 6"x10"
**Md - Designs smaller than 5"x7"
**Sm - Designs smaller than 4"x4"



Stained Glass Christmas Doves


Symbols of peace, faith, and hope, doves are graceful representations of the Holy Spirit. The rich colors of the stained glass highlight these attractive birds in an eye-catching way.

 

Available in five sizes:
7.80"X7.80" and 6.99"X7.00" and 5.87"X5.84" and 4.87"X4.85" and 3.88"X3.84"



The stained glass mosaic catches the light of the Christmas star as the dove brings peace and hope to all. Stitch onto towels or totes to bring peace and hope to your holiday season!

 

Available in five sizes:
7.80"X7.80" and 6.99"X7.00" and 5.84"X5.87" and 4.85"X4.87" and 3.84"X3.87"



The Christmas star guiding the dove explodes with light in this colorful stained glass mosaic.  Movement and light are captured by the offset bird and the radiant star.

 

Available in three sizes:
9.40"X3.96" and 5.99"X2.67" and 3.85"X1.62"



Brighten your holiday decor with these superb symbols of Christmas! Add the corner design to washcloths, napkins, or placemats. Sew the single dove to a sweatshirt or cardigan.
     

 

Available in two sizes:
4.85"X4.85" and 3.85"X3.85"

  Available in one size:
3.72"X3.31"


The Christmas star shines brightly over this traditional holiday message of peace and hope.

 

Available in two sizes:
9.40"X4.01" and 6.86"X2.93"



Stained Glass Christmas Doves Design Packs
 

Let these glorious symbols of peace and goodwill wing their way into your home! These handsome designs are poised to decorate towels, wall hangings, and more!

The above designs can be ordered individually by clicking the links above, or buy them all in a design pack for an even greater discount.

The XXL and medium packs contain 8 designs, priced at only $15.97.
The XL and large packs contain 9 designs, priced at only $17.97.
The small pack contains 5 designs, priced at only $9.97.

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

The pack is available in 5 sizes:

**XXL - Designs smaller than 7.9"x7.9"
**XL - Designs smaller than 7.0"x11.8"
**Lg - Designs smaller than 6"x10"
**Md - Designs smaller than 5"x7"
**Sm - Designs smaller than 4"x4"



Stained Glass Christmas Wreaths


Hanging a Christmas wreath on the front door is often the first sign of the holiday season. This design has it all -- the glowing stained glass effect, the snow-white berries of mistletoe, and the colorful red holly and ribbon. Stitch onto a pillow or wall hanging to kick off your holiday decorating!

 

Available in five sizes:
7.81"X7.81" and 7.00"X7.00" and 5.89"X5.89" and 4.86"X4.86" and 3.86"X3.86"



The graceful holly frame and the rich golden tones of the stained glass highlight this Christmas wreath.  Perfect for holiday towels or a Christmas tote!

 

Available in five sizes:
7.80"X7.80" and 7.00"X7.00" and 5.87"X5.87" and 4.87"X4.86" and 3.86"X3.86"



White mistletoe pops against the red and gold tones, creating a fresh look.  Perfect for a placemat, towel, table runner, or sweatshirt. 

 

Available in three sizes:
9.41"X3.95" and 6.00"X2.72" and 3.86"X1.63"


     

 

Available in two sizes:
4.83"X4.82" and 3.87"X3.86"

  Available in one size:
3.86"X3.86"


The stained glass "M" of "Merry Christmas" and the rich green holly leaves frame this simple and heartfelt holiday sentiment. Perfect for shirts, stockings, bags, wall hangings, and more warm-hearted gifts. 

 

Available in two sizes:
9.41"X3.76" and 6.86"X2.74"



Stained Glass Christmas Wreaths Design Packs
 

Bring the holiday season alive in your corner of the world with Christmas wreaths, mistletoe, and holly! Add to your garments or decor for traditional holiday beauty.

The above designs can be ordered individually by clicking the links above, or buy them all in a design pack for an even greater discount.

The XXL and medium packs contain 8 designs, priced at only $15.97.
The XL and large packs contain 9 designs, priced at only $17.97.
The small pack contains 5 designs, priced at only $9.97.

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

The pack is available in 5 sizes:

**XXL - Designs smaller than 7.9"x7.9"
**XL - Designs smaller than 7.0"x11.8"
**Lg - Designs smaller than 6"x10"
**Md - Designs smaller than 5"x7"
**Sm - Designs smaller than 4"x4"


 



It's crafty and collectible! 2011 is a year to celebrate crafting and all the joy that it brings to our lives. To celebrate our love of sewing and embroidery, a new Crafty Collectibles design will be offered each Wednesday in 2011.
 

This week's Crafty Collectible is: Button-Down Christmas Holly


Buttons and holly berries! Add this adorable buttons-and-patches Christmas holly to a sewing bag or sweater for holiday fun. There's a stitched button version, or a version where you can add your own buttons, too.

This version of the design has stitched buttons that represent the holly berries.
 

Available in two sizes:
5.67"X4.82" and 3.86"X3.28"



Button-Down Christmas Holly (Add Buttons)

In this version, running stitch circles show you where to add the buttons. Embroider the design, then add the buttons of your choice to represent the berries. This adds interest and dimension to any project. Endless variations are possible depending on the buttons you choose!
 

Available in two sizes:
5.67"X4.82" and 3.86"X3.28"



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