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Autumn in the Wild
Autumn in the Wild
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NEW THIS WEEK - October 9th, 2013


Autumn's colorful palette is coming alive, outdoors and now indoors with beautiful new designs!

With a range of styles including elegant floral wreaths, photo-realistic birds and animals, fanciful forest inhabitants, and vintage-stitch medleys, you're sure to find a fall look you love.

Bird collages, deer and moose portraits, whimsical forest friends, and light-stitching flora and fauna medleys join fresh autumn wreath bouquets for a naturally wild and fabulous autumn collection.

Scroll down the page and enjoy a taste of autumn!

 



Autumn Potpourri

Graceful autumn circles of blooms and foliage add their beauty to the season. Curving stems and fine flowers are lovely in fall hues, and just right for brightening home decor on pillow covers, towels, table toppers, and more.
     
 
Available in five sizes:
7.80" x 7.76" and 6.92" x 6.88" and 5.87" x 5.84" and 4.88" x 4.85" and 3.88" x 3.86"
  Available in five sizes:
7.78" x 7.78" and 6.90" x 6.90" and 5.87" x 5.87" and 4.87" x 4.87" and 3.87" x 3.87"


Autumn floral leaves are a perfect fit on pillow shams, seasonal towels, tote bags for the farmers market, and more!
     
 
Available in five sizes:
7.78" x 7.67" and 7.01" x 6.91" and 5.94" x 5.85" and 4.94" x 4.86" and 3.86" x 3.80"
  Available in five sizes:
7.72" x 7.80" and 6.90" x 6.96" and 5.86" x 5.91" and 4.86" x 4.90" and 3.83" x 3.89"


Colorful flowers bloom in fall bouquets. Stitch onto kitchen towels to add a dash of autumn charm to your home!
     
 
Available in five sizes:
7.80" x 7.71" and 6.97" x 6.90" and 5.88" x 5.82" and 4.88" x 4.83" and 3.86" x 3.82"
  Available in five sizes:
7.78" x 7.76" and 6.92" x 6.90" and 5.87" x 5.86" and 4.87" x 4.86" and 3.87" x 3.86"


Autumn Potpourri Design Packs

Autumn flowers and foliage form gentle circles of natural beauty. Stitch onto pillow shams, table linens, tote bags, wall hangings, and more for exquisite fall decorations!

Autumn Potpourri 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"



Fine shading and realistic details make these birds seem like they could fly right off the fabric. Collages capture birds in a variety of poses, and individual designs make artful combinations a snap. Beautiful on towels, tote bags, wall hangings, quilts, and more.

Cardinals are gorgeous with their brilliant red feathers and distinctively crested heads. Add this collage to pillow shams for a striking addition to home decor!
 
Available in four sizes:
8.58" x 11.02" and 6.95" x 8.91" and 5.88" x 7.54" and 4.85" x 6.24"


A cardinal perches on a branch with vivid red berries, and wings flutter realistically in the design on the right. Embellish table linens with these handsome birds to spruce up autumn place settings.
     
   
Available in two sizes:
4.45" x 6.89" and 2.50" x 3.88"
  Available in two sizes:
3.87" x 5.05" and 2.98" x 3.89"


A cardinal pair rests on a pine branch, in a naturally elegant design for towels and wall hangings. Or, combine with the above designs for a graceful mini-quilt.
 
Available in two sizes:
5.57" x 4.85" and 3.89" x 3.38"


The Steller's Jay is native to western North America, and is closely related to the blue jay. His black head and upper body contrast with his blue wings and tail for magnificent feathered fashion. Let this stunning collage land on tote bags, towels, quilts, and more!
 
Available in four sizes:
8.58" x 11.08" and 6.94" x 8.95" and 5.86" x 7.56" and 4.86" x 6.27"


Something in the forest has caught the attention of the jays in the pine, while the jay on the right spreads his wings and soars in flight. Very pretty on fall and winter sweatshirts!
     
 
Available in two sizes:
5.37" x 4.85" and 3.84" x 3.46" 
  Available in two sizes:
5.05" x 4.62" and 3.89" x 3.56"


This Steller's Jay has a contemplative look. Capture his serenity on towels, totes, and table linens for a lovely look in any season.
 
Available in two sizes:
4.01" x 6.83" and 2.25" x 3.84" 


Splendid autumn colors surround a majestic moose in a magnificent design. Pillow covers, tote bags, towels, table runners, and other fall projects will shine with this handsome animal portrait. Also makes a stunning centerpiece for wild and woodsy quilts.
 
Available in five sizes:
9.00" x 8.60" and 7.80" x 7.45" and 7.21" x 6.90" and 6.14" x 5.86" and 5.09" x 4.87"

 
Free project instructions
Complex designs are filled with layers of stitches, giving them a finely detailed and shaded look that adds up to impressive realism. What are the best ways to approach these designs for getting great results? A new tutorial is full of tips for stitching complex designs, from fabric choices to hooping and stabilizer.

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Photo-realistic autumn animal designs bring natural beauty and elegance to home and cabin decor. A deer's antlers stand above the fall foliage. Add the striking pose of this graceful animal to pillow shams and wall hangings for a gorgeous seasonal decoration.
 
Available in five sizes:
8.88" x 8.60" and 7.80" x 7.56" and 7.12" x 6.90" and 6.04" x 5.85" and 5.00" x 4.85"


Wild About Autumn

Whimsical yet artful birds and animals pose for their fall portraits. Surrounded by autumn foliage, their sweet faces brighten pillow shams, wall hangings, quilts, and more. Breezy leaves frame a finely feathered owl, and sunflowers give a fox a peaceful place to pause.
     
 
Available in five sizes:
7.80" x 7.76" and 6.90" x 6.86" and 5.90" x 5.87" and 4.88" x 4.86" and 3.85" x 3.83"
  Available in five sizes:
7.80" x 7.79" and 6.89" x 6.88" and 5.88" x 5.87" and 4.86" x 4.86" and 3.85" x 3.85" 


Brighten decor by adding these handsome birds to pillow shams and wall hangings, or put them together with all their fall friends for a fun and fabulous quilt!
     
 
Available in five sizes:
7.80" x 7.80" and 6.93" x 6.93" and 5.85" x 5.85" and 4.85" x 4.85" and 3.85" x 3.85"
  Available in five sizes:
7.76" x 7.80" and 6.86" x 6.90" and 5.87" x 5.90" and 4.86" x 4.89" and 3.83" x 3.85"


Where there's an acorn, chances are you'll see a squirrel. On the right, a hedgehog stops to admire the mushrooms. Towels are a natural spot for these fanciful fellows.
     
 
Available in five sizes:
7.80" x 7.79" and 6.90" x 6.89" and 5.87" x 5.86" and 4.86" x 4.89" and 3.86" x 3.86"
  Available in five sizes:
7.80" x 7.57" and 6.90" x 6.70" and 6.04" x 5.87" and 5.00" x 4.85" and 3.85" x 3.74" 


This bunny's ears are almost bigger than he is! His chipmunk friend gets a boost from a tree stump, for a good view of the forest. Kids will love both cute critters on book bags and PJs.
     
 
Available in five sizes:
7.80" x 7.77" and 6.90" x 6.87" and 5.90" x 5.88" and 4.87" x 4.86" and 3.86" x 3.84"
  Available in five sizes:
7.80" x 7.79" and 6.90" x 6.89" and 5.88" x 5.88" and 4.86" x 4.85" and 3.86" x 3.86"


A crow's charcoal feathers contrast with the bright blossoms around him, in a pretty design for fall totes and towels. And, the smallest size is just right for tucking onto linen napkins!
 
Available in five sizes:
7.80" x 7.76" and 6.90" x 6.86" and 5.90" x 5.86" and 4.88" x 4.85" and 3.86" x 3.84"


Wild About Autumn Design Packs

The Wild About Autumn Design Packs are perfect for creating cheerful seasonal quilts, wall hangings, tote bags, towels, and more. Let all these wild and whimsical creatures spend the winter in your home!
 

Wild About Autumn Design Packs

Order the designs individually by clicking the links above, or get the pack with all 9 designs, priced at only $16.97! 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"



Vintage autumn designs are filled with the flora and fauna of fall. Stitches have a hand embroidered look for a touch of nostalgia just right for the season. Light, open designs work best on smooth fabrics such as tea and flour sack towels, quilter's cotton, and lightweight linens. Stitch apple and squash medleys for fresh, healthy additions to fall projects!
     
 
Available in four sizes:
6.93" x 11.69" and 5.58" x 9.41" and 4.63" x 7.80" and 4.09" x 6.87"
  Available in four sizes:
6.92" x 11.54" and 5.65" x 9.42" and 4.69" x 7.80" and 4.14" x 6.87"


Crisp, colorful autumn leaves are an annual sign of autumn's arrival, and chipmunks enjoy a fall feast of sunflower seeds. Add to kitchen towels to bring a bit of autumn indoors!
     
 
Available in four sizes:
6.90" x 11.75" and 5.52" x 9.40" and 4.59" x 7.80" and 4.03" x 6.85"
  Available in four sizes:
6.92" x 11.64" and 5.61" x 9.40" and 4.67" x 7.80" and 4.13" x 6.88"


Crows perch in the pumpkin patch, and squirrels gather acorns as fast as they can to last through winter. Fast and light, these are perfect for sprucing up fall table linens and totes.
     
 
Available in four sizes:
6.92" x 11.66" and 5.58" x 9.41" and 4.62" x 7.80" and 4.07" x 6.87"
  Available in four sizes:
6.93" x 11.75" and 5.56" x 9.40" and 4.62" x 7.80" and 4.07" x 6.86"


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."

Glenna sells her crafty items at dog shows, and the "Graceful" dogs are some of her best sellers, so she requested a Sheltie and a Border Collie in that style. These one-color designs are delightful on shirts, quilts, and totes. Smooth and elegant lines add a graceful touch to these classy canines. Thank you, Glenna, for this doggone excellent design idea!
Graceful Border Collie    Graceful Sheltie 
 
Available in two sizes:
5.74" x 4.87" and 3.87" x 3.28"
  Available in two sizes:
6.14" x 4.87" and 3.87" x 3.07"


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