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Holiday Hoopla

NEW THIS WEEK - September 24th, 2008


Holiday Hoopla

Free Project Instructions!

 

'Tis the season for giving and when the gifts are heartwarming homemade items, the delighted smiles are all the bigger. Create your very own collection of holiday gifts for friends and family with designs and In-the-Hoop projects from the Holiday Hoopla series!

Christmas shapes, borders, and corners are perfect for embellishing stockings, tree skirts, gift bags, and festive attire. Fun projects, such as potholders, candy cane holders, magnets, gift card holders, and tissue holders make excellent gifts, and can be made entirely In-the-Hoop!

With a wide variety of styles and Christmas motifs to choose from, you are sure to find a match for everyone on your list. Country-style friends are full of smiles, while whimsical and contemporary trees, ornaments, reindeer, and paisleys swirl about with style.

And, vintage-style applique designs, like snowmen, trees, and gifts (complete with nostalgic outline stitches!), will summon memories from Christmases past and delight tiny tots. Start crossing names off of your list with these new festive designs!

 Hang yuletide spirit in your home with sugary sweet
Candy Cane Holders!


A Cozy Country Christmas

These sweet, primitive-style designs in traditional Christmas motifs conjure up warm fuzzy feelings
 of home and being surrounded by loving family and friends. With a touch of country, the charming embellishments will bring a cozy and comfy aura to any item in which they are added to.
 


Darling gingerbread pals smile and dance amidst tiny stars and hearts.
 Let them boogie their way onto kitchen cozies and aprons.
 
Available in two sizes:
6.86"X3.74" and 3.86"X2.11"


Bring country style to the kitchen table by adding homey borders along the edges of tablecloths, placemats, and napkins. The medium size of this design has been formatted for the Endless Hoop;
 may also be used in standard hoops.
 
Available in three sizes:
9.41"X1.93" and 5.97"X1.54" and 3.86"X0.80"


A lovely country-style tree proudly shows off its pretty decorations -
a wonderful match for curtains and chair covers.

 
Available in two sizes:
1.84"X6.85" and 1.03"X3.84"


Tuck a charming gingerbread friend into the corners of children's holiday attire pockets.
 
 
Make your refrigerator merry with the addition
 of a pretty primitive-style wreath magnet.

Click here for in-the-hoop magnet instructions.
 

 
Available in two sizes:
5.20"X4.85" and 3.85"X3.60"
  Available in two sizes:
3.68"X3.87" and 2.62"X2.77"


Christmas baking is all the more fun (and safe!)
 with gingerbread buddy pot holders.

Click here for in-the-hoop pot holder instructions.
 

  Keep tissues contained with country-style
 tree-embellished tissue holders.

Click here for in-the-hoop tissue holder instructions.

 
Available in two sizes:
5.87"X8.14" and 4.89"X6.78"
  Available in one size:
5" X 7"


Gift cards are fun, but they are all the more
 playful when presented in an adorable snowman gift card holder.

Click here for in-the-hoop gift card holder instructions.

  Give Christmas trees pizzazz by decorating
 them with cute friends holding yummy treats.

Click here for in-the-hoop candy cane holders.

 
Available in one size:
4" X 4"
  Available in one size:
2.56"X3.86"


A Cozy Country Christmas Value Pack

Sweet, primitive-style designs and In-the-Hoop projects are full of joyous holiday spirit!
The Cozy Country Christmas design pack is priced at only $14.97!

Click on the images or links below to see the designs included in the pack,
and add the value pack to your shopping basket.
 

 
All designs smaller than 6 x 10   All designs smaller than 5 x 7

 

A Crafty Christmas

Curlicue holiday shapes in a palette of pastel colors are a twist on traditional Christmas. The
 playful imagery and flowing lines gives each design a deliciously imaginative feel. Children and
 adults alike will love the merry motifs on attire and home decor.
 


Wonderfully whimsy Christmas motifs make up a delightful
 medley that is perfect for holiday wall-hangings and framed art.
 
Available in two sizes:
6.86"X3.75" and 3.85"X2.10"


Swirling snow and beautiful baubles will make a yuletide mantle scarf very merry.

 
Available in two sizes:
6.82"X1.98" and 3.86"X1.11"


Let fluttery snowflakes embellish the edges of cozy sweatshirts and warm fuzzy fleece jackets.
 The medium size of this design has been formatted for the Endless Hoop; may also be used in standard hoops.
 
Available in three sizes:
9.40"X2.45" and 6.00"X1.84" and 3.50"X1.00"


Pretty packages are darling in the corners
 of present-carrying totes or gift bags.
 
 
Bow-bedecked bells will ring in the holidays on metallic surfaces throughout the house.

Click here for in-the-hoop magnet instructions.
 

 
Available in two sizes:
4.80"X4.84" and 3.81"X3.84"
  Available in two sizes:
3.85"X3.31" and 3.35"X2.88"


Potholders full of Christmas fun are perfect
 gifts for the cooks and chefs in your life.

Click here for in-the-hoop potholder instructions.
 

 
Besides making an ordinary pack of tissues all
 the more appealing, this ornament-embellished tissue holder will keep them from getting frayed.

Click here for in-the-hoop tissue holder instructions.
 

 
Available in two sizes:
5.87"X8.14" and 4.89"X6.78"
  Available in one size:
5" X 7"


Tuck a gift card in this festive holder
 dancing with splendid presents.

Click here for in-the-hoop gift card holder instructions.
 

 
Tie an extra fancy candy cane and holder
 onto packages for friends and family.

Click here for in-the-hoop candy cane holders.
 

 
Available in one size:
4" X 4"
  Available in one size:
2.64"X3.87"


A Crafty Christmas Value Pack

Whimsical designs and In-the-Hoop projects are full of yuletide energy!
 The Cozy Country Christmas design pack is priced at only $14.97!

Click on the images or links below to see the designs included in the pack,
and add the value pack to your shopping basket.
 

 
All designs smaller than 6 x 10   All designs smaller than 5 x 7

 

Reindeer Magic

Around Christmastime, reindeer are no longer only forest friends, but magical helpers of Santa
 Claus. Full of grace and speed, the four-legged friends zip trough through the air with the greatest
 of ease. And, they would love to make homes on holiday gifts, attire, and decorations.
 


Swirling snow won't stop one of Santa's magical reindeers from flying
 through the sky. Let him soar onto bathroom towels and bath mats.
 
Available in two sizes:
6.51"X3.99" and 3.86"X2.37"


Delicate snow crystals sail along on crisp winter winds - a great match for stockings!
 
Available in two sizes:
6.87"X2.01" and 3.87"X1.15"


Prance this majestic reindeer along the edges of skirt and jackets hems. The medium size
 of this design has been formatted for the Endless Hoop; may also be used in standard hoops.
 
Available in three sizes:
9.40"X3.97" and 6.00"X2.84" and 3.85"X1.62"


Sprinkle these lovely flakes into the
 corners of Christmas throw pillows.
 
 
A snowflake-shaped magnet with leaping reindeer is fun way for kids to decorate
 their lockers for the holidays.

Click here for in-the-hoop magnet instructions.
 

 
Available in two sizes:
4.86"X4.85" and 3.86"X3.86"
  Available in two sizes:
3.36"X3.88" and 2.65"X3.06"


Tuck festive potholders into food and
 cooking gift baskets as an extra surprise.

Click here for in-the-hoop potholder instructions.
 

 
Delicate snowflakes play in the
 wind on this swirling tissue holder.

Click here for in-the-hoop tissue holder instructions
.

 
Available in two sizes:
5.87"X8.14" and 4.89"X6.78"
  Available in one size:
5" X 7"


What fun to find a festive gift card and cover
 in your stocking on Christmas morning!

Click here for in-the-hoop gift card holder instructions.
 

 
Snowflake candy cane holders are playful and pretty way to present yummy peppermint treats.

Click here for in-the-hoop candy cane holders.
 

 
Available in one size:
4" X 4"
  Available in one size:
3.59"X3.89"


A Reindeer Magic Value Pack

Spell-binding reindeer and snowflake designs and In-the-Hoop Projects are full
 of captivating charm. The Reindeer Magic design pack is priced at only $14.97!

Click on the images or links below to see the designs included in the pack,
and add the value pack to your shopping basket.
 

 
All designs smaller than 6 x 10   All designs smaller than 5 x 7

 

A Paisley Little Christmas

Stylish and ornate, pretty Christmas paisleys are perfect for sprinkling some yuletide sparkle
 onto a variety of items. Mingled with gilded stars, bursts, and dots, each swoop has its
 own personality and will electrify table settings, home decor, and special holiday attire.
 


Lively, patterned paisleys and stars are the perfect
 way to energize holiday pillows, blankets, and quilts.
 
Available in two sizes:
6.87"X4.04" and 3.89"X2.30"


Wrapping up against the cold is all the more fashionable when sassy
 Christmas paisleys are added to coats, scarves, and mittens.
 
Available in two sizes:
6.86"X1.72" and 3.86"X0.98"


Make table runners and toppers very merry with the addition of swooping and swirling paisleys.
The medium size of this design has been formatted for the Endless Hoop; may also be used in standard hoops.
 
Available in three sizes:
9.40"X3.93" and 5.98"X2.62" and 3.87"X1.61"


Holiday purses and clutches are wonderfully stylish when dashed with dazzling paisleys.
 
 
Corporate and home offices get festive flair with the addition of paisley curls on metal desks and filing cabinets.

Click here for in-the-hoop magnet instructions.
 

 
Available in two sizes:
4.87"X4.82" and 3.87"X3.83"
  Available in two sizes:
3.77"X3.64" and 2.77"X2.67"


Stars, swirls, and swoops make this
 cheerful potholder a delight.

Click here for in-the-hoop potholder instructions.
 

 
Tissues become terrific when snugly placed
 into a pleasing paisley tissue holder.

Click here for in-the-hoop tissue holder instructions.
 

 
Available in two sizes:
5.87"X8.14" and 4.89"X6.78"
  Available in one size:
5" X 7"


Hang nifty noel paisley gift card holders on
 the tree for ornaments that serve double-duty.

Click here for in-the-hoop gift card holder instructions.
 

 
Prior to hanging stockings on the fireplace
 for Santa, decorate the mantel with hanging candy cane holders.

Click here for in-the-hoop candy cane holders.

 
 
Available in one size:
4" X 4"
  Available in one size:
3.01"X3.87"


A Paisley Little Christmas Value Pack

Swirling paisley designs and In-the-Hoop projects are a pretty and playful!
 The Paisley Little Christmas design pack is priced at only $14.97!

Click on the images or links below to see the designs included in the pack,
and add the value pack to your shopping basket.
 

 
All designs smaller than 6 x 10   All designs smaller than 5 x 7

 

A Whirling, Swirling Christmas

Celebrate the holidays with a burst of contemporary charisma when you add elegant coils and
 abstract Christmas trees throughout your wardrobe and home.  The fashion forward montages
 hum with energy and vogue vim and vigor.
 


Animated swirls and a zigzag tree are full of modern flair. The snazzy
 design will definitely enliven yuletide totes, pillows, and sweatshirts.
 
Available in two sizes:
6.86"X4.08" and 3.86"X2.28"


Create a fashionable table setting by repeating this progressive holiday design along the edges
 of table runners, tablecloths, and placemats. The medium size of this design has been formatted
 for the Endless Hoop; may also be used in standard hoops.
 
Available in three sizes:
9.41"X4.09" and 6.00"X2.74" and 3.86"X1.66"


A basic button-down shirt becomes full of holiday zest and
 zeal when this contemporary conifer is added to the plackets.
 
Available in two sizes:
1.85"X6.86" and 1.06"X3.86"


Give the pockets on totes and pants a shot of
 yuletide zing with this chic Christmas accent.
 

Stick some neat noel spirit onto any metallic
 surface with this spiffy, swirly tree magnet.

Click here for in-the-hoop magnet instructions.
 

 
Available in two sizes:
4.86"X4.83" and 3.86"X3.83"
  Available in two sizes:
2.91"X3.87" and 2.31"X3.05"


This wonderfully chic potholder will look right
 at home in a cutting edge, modern kitchen.

Click here for in-the-hoop potholder instructions.
 

 
Tissue holders, like this curlicue tree
 version, are a fantastic stocking stuffer.

Click here for in-the-hoop tissue holder instructions.
 

 
Available in two sizes:
5.87"X8.14" and 4.89"X6.78"
  Available in one size:
5" X 7"


This stylish gift card holder is wrapping paper
 for gift cards, but without all of the cutting, taping
 and tying!

Click here for in-the-hoop gift card holder instructions.
 

 
Festively decorate kitchen and bathroom cabinets by hanging a fashion forward tree candy cane holder from the door pulls.

Click here for in-the-hoop candy cane holders
.

 
Available in one size:
4" X 4"
  Available in one size:
2.62"X3.87"


A Whirling, Swirling Christmas Value Pack

Stylish swirl and tree designs and In-the-Hoop projects are brimming with contemporary charm.
 
The Whirling, Swirling design pack is priced at only $14.97!

Click on the images or links below to see the designs included in the pack,
and add the value pack to your shopping basket.
 

 
All designs smaller than 6 x 10   All designs smaller than 5 x 7

 

Snowy Hearts

Wonderfully evoking the spirit of Christmases past, these adorable vintage applique designs
are a nostalgic reminder of a previous style, time, and era. Adults will reminisce about their
childhoods, while tiny tots will be delighted by the darling characters.

For instructions on applique embroidery, click here.


These delightful applique snowmen and tree are oh-so-cute with their distinctive vintage
 stitching. They are a darling addition to children's holiday fleeces, sweatshirts, and frocks.
 
Available in two sizes:
6.85"X4.15" and 3.83"X2.32"


While the presents are being wrapped for under the tree, display
 a splendid tree skirt sparkling with vintage-style presents.
 
Available in two sizes:
6.85"X3.56" and 3.86"X1.98"


Children will be all the more excited for Christmas with this sweet snowman sitting along the
 edges of their bed 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:
9.40"X4.54" and 6.00"X3.18" and 3.85"X1.87"


Nestle a cute vintage applique tree
 into the heel of yuletide stockings.
 
 
A smiling classic-style snowman will instantly brighten any appliance that he is placed upon.

Click here for in-the-hoop magnet instructions.
 

 
Available in two sizes:
4.96"X4.94" and 3.96"X3.95"
  Available in two sizes:
3.20"X3.87" and 2.50"X3.02"


Present children and grandchildren with their very own holiday potholder for when you teach them to make delectable Christmas treats.

Click here for in-the-hoop potholder instructions.
 

 
A tissue holder adorned with stars and gifts
 makes tissue packs carried in kids' backpacks almost as much fun as they are practical.

Click here for in-the-hoop tissue holder instructions.
 

 
Available in two sizes:
5.87"X8.14" and 4.89"X6.78"
  Available in one size:
5" X 7"


Leave this merry gift card holder (plus gift card) hanging from a friend or family member's door for
 a Christmas surprise.

Click here for in-the-hoop gift card holder instructions.
 

 
Candy canes are even more enjoyable when presented by a smiling snowman buddy.

Click here for in-the-hoop candy cane holders.
 

 
Available in one size:
4" X 4"
  Available in one size:
2.74"X3.88"


A Snowy Hearts Value Pack

Sweet vintage-style designs and In-the-Hoop projects are a wonderful reminder of
Christmases past. The Snowy Hearts design pack is priced at only $14.97!

Click on the images or links below to see the designs included in the pack,
and add the value pack to your shopping basket.
 

 
All designs smaller than 6 x 10   All designs smaller than 5 x 7


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