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Halloween Potpourri

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Halloween is just around the corner, and this week's new designs will have you working up a head of steam on your spooky holiday stitching projects.

The Trick-or-Treat Train rolls into town, filled with adorable creatures and their colorful candy treats. Sweeten your Halloween projects by stitching individual cars onto totes and tees, or running the whole train on a quilt or table runner.

A vintage hand-stitched style gives Halloween and autumn harvest designs a timeless look, while vintage signs will look charming on wall hangings and towels.

Stitch hauntingly beautiful apparel with spooky shirt front designs, and create smiles on bibs and onesies with the Halloween Boo Babies. Cute crafty cut applique front-and-back monsters will create holiday spirit coming and going!

No tricks here -- so start shopping, and fill your cart with treats!

Free project instructions to make a Halloween treat cone.

Create an adorable candy corn treat cone! Click here for free project instructions!

 


Trick-or-Treat Train

All aboard the candy express! An adorable Trick-or-Treat Train is headed your way, ready to make quilts, wall hangings, totes, and towels irresistibly sweet. Smiling ghosts, Frankenstein's monster, mummies, and more are rolling along with candy corn, lollipops, and caramel apples ready for delivery. Catch this treat train today!

A toothy grin lets you know this werewolf train engineer loves his work, as long as it's the night shift. On the right, a ghost is delighted with the caramel apples in his car. Stitched as part of the train or individually, these designs are full steam ahead for making fun and festive Halloween decor.
     
 
Available in two sizes:
6.75"X4.86" and 3.85"X2.77"
  Available in two sizes:
5.02"X4.78" and 2.87"X2.73"


Black cats enjoy a ride with a candy-filled jack-o-lantern, and a vampire travels with a whole coffin of candy treats. After all, he's got to keep his blood sugar up! Very cute on holiday wall hangings and towels.
     
 
Available in two sizes:
3.35"X5.29" and 1.91"X3.02"
  Available in two sizes:
4.12"X4.14" and 2.35"X2.37"


A cheerful Frankenstein's monster cruises in a car with a candy corn banner. Two ghosts are floating with happiness -- or a sugar high! Kids will love these designs -- solo or in a train -- on pajamas and sweatshirts.
     
 
Available in two sizes:
4.14"X4.81" and 2.36"X2.75"
  Available in two sizes:
4.11"X4.57" and 2.35"X2.61"


Don't get all wrapped up in Halloween preparations without these adorable mummies! And be sure to stitch the witch and her cauldron for enchanting holiday decor and apparel.
     
 
Available in two sizes:
4.12"X4.45" and 2.35"X2.55"
  Available in two sizes:
4.12"X5.07" and 2.35"X2.90"


One last lollipop wave from a ghost in the caboose, and the Trick-or-Treat train is on its way to Candyland. Stitch the whole train onto a quilt for a very special Halloween treat!
 
Available in two sizes:
5.01"X4.37" and 2.86"X2.51"


Trick-or-Treat Train Design Packs


Get the design pack to create a magical Trick-or-Treat Train! Little ghouls and boys will love these adorable monsters in sweet candy train cars on tote bags, sweatshirts, PJ's, quilts, wall hangings, and Halloween party favors.
 

Trick-or-Treat Train Design Pack

Order the designs individually by clicking the links above, or get the pack with all 9 designs, priced at only $14.97! Three 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 2 sizes:

**Lg - Designs smaller than 5"x7"
**Sm - Designs smaller than 4"x4"



Halloween Potpourri

Vintage hand-stitched style gives these Halloween and autumn harvest designs a classic look. Very pretty on tea and flour sack towels, T-shirts, table linens, and lots of seasonal projects.

Bats swoop and a jack-o-lantern glows in a design full of autumn magic, and an owl knows where to perch to pass a cool fall evening. Does he know he's got a little company?
     
 
Available in three sizes:
5.88"X6.49" and 4.83"X5.33" and 3.54"X3.90"
  Available in three sizes:
5.85"X6.89" and 4.81"X5.65" and 3.27"X3.85"


A witch's hat is filled with swirls and fall fashion, while the black cat on the right stalks through a garden patch under a full harvest moon.
     
 
Available in three sizes:
5.82"X6.21" and 4.81"X5.14" and 3.60"X3.86"
  Available in three sizes:
5.83"X6.18" and 4.81"X5.12" and 3.67"X3.89"


Halloween Potpourri Design Packs


Create a Halloween potpourri of beautiful projects by purchasing the design pack! Vintage hand-stitched style creates a lovely autumn look on lightweight towels, shirts, table linens, and more.
 

Halloween Potpourri Design Pack

Order the designs individually by clicking the links above, or get the pack with all 4 designs, priced at only $6.97! Three 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 3 sizes:

**Lg - Designs smaller than 6"x10"
**Md - Designs smaller than 5"x7"
**Sm - Designs smaller than 4"x4"



Spooky Signs

A slightly old-fashioned sign advertises "Hand-carved pumpkins -- 25 cents" in a design that will glow on towels, totes, and wall hangings.
 
Available in three sizes:
9.39"X6.47" and 7.80"X5.36" and 6.86"X4.70"


Look into your future, and you'll see the very cool "Wicked Witch Crystal Ball Co." sign on your next project! Fabulous on pillows and wall hangings.
 
Available in three sizes:
9.40"X6.65" and 7.80"X5.51" and 6.86"X4.84"


Hauntingly Beautiful Shirts

Stitch a fast and very fun Halloween shirt with spider web neckline and wedge designs. If it's cooler where you live, sweatshirts would also be a great spot for spinning these webs. Answer the door wearing one of these arachnids, and trick-or-treaters will do a double-take!

Click here for project instructions for placing these designs.
     
 
Available in four sizes:
11.79"X6.57" and 9.42"X5.26" and 7.79"X4.35" and 6.88"X3.84"
  Available in four sizes:
6.99"X10.74" and 6.11"X9.41" and 5.05"X7.79" and 4.47"X6.87"


Autumn leaves shimmer and glow in a spooky Halloween leaves design. Who knew grey flowers could be so pretty? Perfect for dressing up T-shirt and sweatshirt necklines and shoulders. Click here for placement instructions for these designs.
     
 
Available in four sizes:
11.79"X5.40" and 9.42"X4.32" and 7.79"X3.57" and 6.88"X3.17"
  Available in three sizes:
6.98"X9.65" and 5.63"X7.79" and 4.82"X6.65"


Halloween Boo Babies

Halloween Boo Babies are ready to scare up some holiday fun on trick-or-treat bags, T-shirts, bibs, and more. With their oversized heads and adorable smiles, they are the cutest monsters you ever did see!

A witch baby has just gotten the training wheels taken off her broom and she's so proud, while a vampire baby practices looking scary. He'll have to work at it a little harder -- after all, those are still his baby teeth!
     
 
Available in two sizes:
4.84"X5.17" and 3.62"X3.86"
  Available in two sizes:
4.86"X4.96" and 3.78"X3.86"


Frankenstein's monster makes a darling baby, with a sweet smile and a darling cowlick.
 
Available in two sizes:
3.42"X5.20" and 2.54"X3.86"


Crafty Cut Halloween (Front & Back)

Watch your back this Halloween -- because with these crafty cut applique front-and-back designs, it will be as cute as your front! A black cat, mummy, yeti, and more are just right for tote bags, jackets, bibs, and T-shirts. The soft edges of the crafty cut applique are a little different from regular applique, and are a very popular look. Be sure to see Kenny's free project instructions on how to work with crafty cut applique.

This black cat is ready for Halloween in her fancy ribbon collar.
     
 
Available in four sizes:
6.96"X9.31" and 5.82"X7.79" and 4.84"X6.48" and 2.88"X3.76"
  Available in four sizes:
6.96"X9.31" and 5.82"X7.79" and 4.84"X6.48" and 2.89"X3.79"

Stitch any of these adorable front and back Halloween critter designs onto shirts, baby onesies, and tote bags -- but beware of cuteness overload!


Halloween decor and apparel will be simply boo-tiful with this happy ghost.
     
 
Available in four sizes:
6.64"X9.84" and 5.55"X8.24" and 4.54"X6.73" and 2.55"X3.72"
  Available in four sizes:
6.64"X9.84" and 5.55"X8.24" and 4.54"X6.73" and 2.55"X3.72"


A darling witch gives a little wave. Stitch her onto napkins and placemats for a magical holiday table!
     
 
Available in four sizes:
6.84"X11.57" and 5.52"X9.34" and 4.03"X6.81" and 2.31"X3.83"
  Available in four sizes:
6.71"X11.37" and 5.43"X9.21" and 3.95"X6.70" and 2.25"X3.80"


Fabric lovers will adore this little mummy on T-shirts and jackets.
     
 
Available in four sizes:
6.98"X10.91" and 5.83"X9.11" and 4.26"X6.66" and 2.48"X3.70"
  Available in four sizes:
6.98"X10.91" and 5.83"X9.11" and 4.26"X6.66" and 2.49"X3.71"


Tiny rips in the shirt of Frankenstein's monster make this design frighteningly realistic!
     
 
Available in four sizes:
6.35"X11.74" and 5.06"X9.36" and 3.69"X6.83" and 2.07"X3.83"
  Available in four sizes:
6.35"X11.74" and 5.06"X9.36" and 3.69"X6.83" and 2.06"X3.82"


A sighting of the Yeti, also known as the Abominable Snowman, is very rare. Capture him on pillows and towels for a fun Halloween decoration.
     
 
Available in four sizes:
6.76"X10.58" and 5.66"X8.85" and 4.37"X6.83" and 2.48"X3.77"
  Available in four sizes:
6.77"X10.59" and 5.66"X8.85" and 4.37"X6.83" and 2.51"X3.83"


Crafty Cut Halloween (Front & Back) Design Packs


Get the Crafty Cut Halloween (Front & Back) Design Pack for a delightful collection of applique creatures. Customize them with fabrics and colors you love and create a ton of holiday fun -- coming and going!

Applique lets you work with any fabric you choose, while the "crafty cut" means that there are exposed fabric edges, making the edges of the designs appear soft and flowing. Be sure to see Kenny's free project instructions on how to work with crafty cut applique.
 

Crafty Cut Halloween (Front & Back) Design Pack

Order the designs individually by clicking the links above, or get the pack with all 12 designs, priced at only $24.97! Four 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 4 sizes:

**XL - Designs smaller than 7"x11.80"
**Lg - Designs smaller than 6"x10"
**Md - Designs smaller than 5"x7"
**Sm - Designs smaller than 4"x4"


 
Halloween means kids in costumes running through the neighborhood, filling their trick-or-treat bags with loads of candy. This week's Stitchers' Showcase highlights the creative bags stitchers have made for their favorite little monsters, and the costumes they've embroidered for them, too.

Looking to make a trick-or-treat bag for your favorite cowboy or princess? Lots of great tote bag instructions are available at www.embroiderylibraryprojects.com. We've highlighted three of our favorites and listed them below. They can all easily be made into Halloween bags. Click the links below to start making your own trick-or-treat bag!
 

**Tea Towel Tote**    **Traditional Tote Bag**    **No-Sweat Tote**


Twelve photos featuring creative totes and adorable trick-or-treaters are shown below -- click on them to get a closer look at the projects and read more about how stitchers put them together. And, there are even more Halloween showcases right here. Browse the many projects sent in by stitchers like you, and scare up your creativity for Halloween.

Want to share pictures of your work? We'd love to see them! Send photos and details about your work to stitch@emblibrary.com.
 
Give Me Candy Halloween Trick-or-Treat Tote Bags Halloween Treat Bag Potpourri
 
Oh-So-Cute Clown Spell-Binding Witch Costume Cute Cowboy's Giddyup Getup
 
Crystal Web Bags Trick or Treat Bag Bonanza Super Sweet Halloween Tote
 
Ta Da! A Magical Pumpkin Cape Out-of-This-World Child's Halloween Mask Abby Goes Alien for Halloween
 


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