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De-frightful Decor
De-frightful Decor
NEW THIS WEEK - October 2nd, 2013


This week's new designs are simply de-frightful!

Fa-boo-lous shirtfronts, a "Crystal Ball" Mason jar bouquet, light-stitching Spooktacular Stitches circles, Halloween fashion necklines, and adorable creatures "on the edge" will bring Halloween spirits to your embroidery projects.

Scroll down the page and treat yourself to all these favorite haunting new designs!

 


New project instructions show how to make a sweet rag quilt trick-or-treat bag!



Colorful letters wish family and friends a safe and happy Halloween. Dress up holiday decor and apparel by stitching this bewitching design onto shirt fronts, pillow shams, table linens, towels, and more. Ghoul be glad you did!
 
Available in three sizes:
9.41" x 5.09" and 7.80" x 4.22" and 6.85" x 3.70"


Why do witches fly on brooms? Because vacuum cords aren't long enough! A witch's Halloween apparel and accessories are clean and dry and ready for her favorite day of the year, in a fun clothesline design for shirts and treat bags.
 
Available in three sizes:
9.40" x 4.71" and 7.80" x 3.91" and 6.84" x 3.43"


A delicate spider web frames fall flowers and a Halloween greeting, in a design that's definitely less trick and more treat on shirts, table linens, and door hangers.
 
Available in three sizes:
9.38" x 5.28" and 7.78" x 4.38" and 6.89" x 3.87"


A trio of grinning jack-o-lanterns will carve a good-looking decoration anywhere you stitch it.
 
Available in three sizes:
9.41" x 3.86" and 7.80" x 3.20" and 6.88" x 2.82"


"Nevermore!" croaks the raven in Edgar Allan Poe's classic spooky poem. Unlike the harbingers of doom in Poe's narrative, these black birds look to be having sweet dreams in the starlight in a traditional yet contemporary design for shirts, towels, and ever more.
 
Available in three sizes:
9.41" x 4.29" and 7.80" x 3.56" and 6.87" x 3.14"


A slightly retro look makes this design an instant Halloween classic, and a monstrously marvelous embellishment for holiday shirt fronts. If you're deadly serious about Halloween fashion, this is the design for you.
 
Available in three sizes:
8.15" x 5.89" and 7.77" x 5.61" and 6.71" x 4.85"


Black cats, Friday the 13th, walking under ladders, a cracked mirror...if these things make you a little nervous, you just might be a tad superstitious. A boo-tiful design for shirts, banners, towels, and more!
 
Available in three sizes:
9.40" x 5.32" and 7.80" x 4.41" and 6.86" x 3.88"


Create Halloween magic with this bewitching design! A cauldron of secret potion is a de-frightful blend of wickedness and whimsy on shirts, sweatshirts, and jacket backs.
 
Available in three sizes:
7.80" x 6.51" and 7.01" x 5.86" and 5.82" x 4.86"


Bone appetit! This skeleton doesn't even bother to unwrap the candy before he tickles his ribs with it, and he never worries about calories, as it all just goes right through him. A tastefully fun design for shirt fronts, sure to bring grins and giggles.
 
Available in three sizes:
9.41" x 5.67" and 7.80" x 4.70" and 6.86" x 4.14"


Peer into your crystal ball. What do you see? A beautiful autumn bouquet with just a hint of Halloween. Stitch onto wall hangings, pillow shams, and towels for a gorgeous glimpse into the future of hauntingly stylish home decor.
 
Available in four sizes:
6.91" x 10.00" and 5.85" x 8.48" and 5.38" x 7.79" and 4.72" x 6.85"


Spooktacular Stitches

Spooktacular Stitches designs are quick-stitching circles filled with elegant Halloween spirit. Family and friends will think you waved a magic wand over tea towels, flour sack towels, shirts, table linens, pillow shams, and more when they see these fa-boo-lous embellishments!

A stack o' jack o' lanterns are just fright for the season, while a skeleton shakes his bones in the graveyard. Let him dance onto your Halloween projects!
     
 
Available in five sizes:
7.76" x 7.80" and 6.85" x 6.90" and 5.86" x 5.90" and 4.86" x 4.88" and 3.84" x 3.86"
  Available in five sizes:
7.80" x 7.74" and 6.90" x 6.84" and 5.91" x 5.86" and 4.91" x 4.86" and 3.84" x 3.80"


Black cats and bats peek out from crackling autumn leaves. A jack-o-lantern and cobwebs add a dash of Halloween flavor to these simply charming designs, just right for lightweight towels and tote bags.
     
 
Available in five sizes:
7.80" x 7.76" and 6.90" x 6.86" and 5.88" x 5.85" and 4.90" x 4.84" and 3.87" x 3.82"
  Available in five sizes:
7.75" x 7.80" and 6.85" x 6.90" and 5.88" x 5.92" and 4.86" x 4.89" and 3.84" x 3.86"


Circle designs are enchanting on pillow covers and shirt fronts alike. Light-stitching designs also whip up Halloween magic in no time on lightweight towels and party linens. A spider spins his web and ghosts visit their favorite haunt in spooktacular designs!
     
 
Available in five sizes:
7.80" x 7.76" and 6.90" x 6.87" and 5.89" x 5.86" and 4.87" x 4.85" and 3.86" x 3.85"
  Available in five sizes:
7.76" x 7.80" and 6.85" x 6.90" and 5.85" x 5.90" and 4.87" x 4.92" and 3.82" x 3.87"


Spooktacular Stitches Design Packs

Create terrifyingly terrific Halloween decor and apparel with the Spooktacular Stitches designs!
The design pack gives you all the light-stitching circles so you can stitch holiday magic on low nap towels, shirts, totes, and more in no time.

Spooktacular Stitches Design Packs

Order the designs individually by clicking the links above, or get the pack with all 6 designs, priced at only $9.97! Five sizes are available to suit any project.

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


The pack is available in 5 sizes:

**XXL - Designs smaller than 7.9" x 7.9"
**XL - Designs smaller than 7" x 11.8"
**Lg - Designs smaller than 6" x 10"
**Md - Designs smaller than 5" x 7"
**Sm - Designs smaller than 4" x 4"



Spooky Necklines

Neckline designs are available in one piece or split into halves, so those with smaller hoops can embroider necklines, too. Each neckline design comes in three sizes to fit all ages:

--Large design (Whole and split - 6" x 10") - fits women's medium to women's 3X
--Medium design (Whole and split - 5" x 7") - fits child's small to women's small
--Small design (Whole and split - 5.25" wide) - fits infant's 0-3 months to child's x-small (all infant and toddler sizes plus child's x-small)

Make sure to check out the written and video instructions for neckline embroidery, too!


Dress yourself in the Halloween spirit with a classic jack-o-lantern neckline. If you like, change the color of the filigree to match your favorite shirt!
 
Available in three sizes:
9.40" x 4.63" and 6.86" x 3.38" and 5.26" x 2.59"
Split designs are available in three sizes (Each split design contains 2 files both smaller than):
4.67" x 4.63" and 3.41" x 3.38" and 2.62" x 2.59"

 
Create a fresh and fashionable look for fall with embroidered necklines. Click here for step-by-step instructions on placing necklines on T-shirts, sweatshirts, cardigans and more. You'll have a whole new look in no time!


Embellish a shirt with a bat "necklace" and you'll be the hit of the neighborhood on Halloween night. Just a little spooky and oh-so-frighteningly-fashionable!
 
Available in three sizes:
9.37" x 4.68" and 6.86" x 3.43" and 5.25" x 2.63"
Split designs are available in three sizes (Each split design contains 2 files both smaller than):
4.65" x 4.68" and 3.41" x 3.43" and 2.61" x 2.63"


Timeless Halloween symbols decorate a clothesline, in classic colors sure to add spine-tingling style to shirts and sweatshirts, too.
 
Available in three sizes:
9.38" x 4.58" and 6.85" x 3.34" and 5.25" x 2.56"
Split designs are available in three sizes (Each split design contains 2 files both smaller than):
4.66" x 4.58" and 3.40" x 3.34" and 2.60" x 2.56"


Halloween on the Edge

As the shadow of the evening gather, only one thing shines brighter than the full moon, and that is the sweet smiles of Halloween creatures on the edge. Spooky spirits and horrible haunts have never been so cute! They are just right for your littlest ghosts and goblins who like their Halloween fun with a dash of whimsy. 

Step-by-step project instructions for the stitch-filled versions and the applique versions show how to make the designs, then place them on the edge of towels, bibs, blankets, pillow covers, and more. You'll be enjoying boo-tiful Halloween decor, totes, and apparel in no time!
 
Stitch-filled version   Applique version
 
Available in three sizes:
8.50" x 5.08" and 6.82" x 4.08" and 3.85" x 2.31"
  Available in three sizes:
8.52" x 5.04" and 6.87" x 4.07" and 3.91" x 2.32"

 
Add Halloween on the Edge creatures to the bottom of towels for a de-frightful decoration sure to bring lots of smiles on Halloween!

Project instructions for the stitch-filled versions and the applique versions show how easy it is to place these designs on the edges of towels and other fabrics.


Let this bewitching enchantress cast her magic spell on shirts, towels, and totes.
Stitch-filled version   Applique version
 
Available in three sizes:
8.37" x 5.85" and 6.82" x 4.77" and 3.85" x 2.70"
  Available in three sizes:
8.37" x 5.86" and 6.82" x 4.77" and 3.85" x 2.72"


Having a black cat cross your path is traditionally considered to be a bad omen, but this sweet kitty is surely an exception. Wicked cute on spooky sweatshirts and witchy wall hangings!
 
Stitch-filled version   Applique version
 
Available in three sizes:
8.51" x 5.86" and 6.89" x 4.74" and 3.86" x 2.66"
  Available in three sizes:
8.41" x 5.86" and 6.87" x 4.79" and 3.91" x 2.74"


Coffins creak open on All Hallows Eve to reveal...the cursed mummy! Brighten up the dead of night with this demonically cute creature on trick-or-treat bags and jacket backs.

With easy-to-follow project instructions for the stitch-filled version and the applique version, you'll have this chilling design wrapped up in no time!
Stitch-filled version   Applique version
 
Available in three sizes:
8.50" x 5.15" and 6.85" x 4.15" and 3.86" x 2.34"
  Available in three sizes:
8.50" x 5.15" and 6.89" x 4.18" and 3.90" x 2.38"


Little goblins will love this vampire's grin on terrycloth towels and bibs. He'll also make a deep impression on pillow covers and wall hangings!
 
Stitch-filled version   Applique version
 
Available in three sizes:
8.51" x 4.06" and 6.85" x 3.27" and 3.86" x 1.85"
  Available in three sizes:
8.50" x 4.14" and 6.85" x 3.34" and 3.87" x 1.92"


Mary Shelley began writing the novel Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus, when she was only 19 years old. For such a young person, she sure knew how to spin a tale of horror! But this Frankenstein's monster looks more friendly than frightening. Let him delight little ones on trick-or-treat totes and toss pillows.
 
 Stitch-filled version   Applique version
 
Available in three sizes:
8.51" x 4.24" and 6.88" x 3.43" and 3.86" x 1.92"
  Available in three sizes:
8.53" x 4.26" and 6.88" x 3.44" and 3.88" x 1.96"


Is that a bump in the night, or just the blood-curdling flutter of tiny bat wings? These adorable winged creatures of the night are simply too cute to spook. Their natural habitats are dank caves, bibs, onesies, and towels.
Stitch-filled version   Applique version
 
Available in three sizes:
8.50" x 3.80" and 6.86" x 3.07" and 3.85" x 1.73"
  Available in three sizes:
8.50" x 4.00" and 6.86" x 3.23" and 3.85" x 1.84"


Stitch a creep crawly spider for lots of grins and giggles. Let this fanged friend spin his silky web on terrycloth towels for a shockingly fang-tastic embellishment!

Stitch-filled project instructions and applique project instructions show how to place these designs on the edges of fabric.
Stitch-filled version   Applique version
 
Available in three sizes:
8.51" x 4.18" and 6.87" x 3.37" and 3.86" x 1.90"
  Available in three sizes:
8.50" x 4.29" and 6.87" x 3.47" and 3.86" x 1.97"


Arrr! Plunge ye needle into this hearty design for a look that will warm up the little mateys more than hot grog on a chilly day! Sea-farin' boys and girls alike will treasure this hearty fellow on shirts, towels, pillow covers, and more.
Stitch-filled version   Applique version
 
Available in three sizes:
8.51" x 4.60" and 6.88" x 3.72" and 3.86" x 2.09"
  Available in three sizes:
8.50" x 4.75" and 6.88" x 3.85" and 3.88" x 2.18"


Halloweeen on the Edge Design Packs


Get the Halloween on the Edge designs to put sweetly scary monster faces on bath towels, bibs, trick-or-treat bags, shirts, blankets, and more. Order the designs individually above, or get the best price by purchasing them in design packs!

Below you'll find links to the stitch-filled design packs, and the applique packs. Each pack contains 9 designs and is priced at only $14.97!


Stitch-filled version
 

 


Applique version
 

Halloweeen on the Edge Design Packs

 

Halloween on the Edge (Applique) Design Packs

 


Special Request of the Week

Embroidery Library is always inspired by your design suggestions, and we thank you for sending us your terrific ideas, which we regularly incorporate into the weekly design themes. This space is dedicated to the "Request of the Week."

Tammy requested a sketched medley of white-tailed doe to coordinate with the buck sketch. Her husband's aunt and uncle both hunt and she'd love to make a pillow set for them for Christmas. These handsome tri-color sketches will make a fabulous pillow set. They'll also look terrific on on fleece, tote bags, wall hangings, pillows, and more. Thank you, Tammy, for this excellent design idea!
 
Available in four sizes:
7.48" x 7.80" and 6.61" x 6.90" and 5.86" x 6.13" and 4.86" x 5.10"


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