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Spooktacular Stitches
Spooktacular Stitches

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NEW THIS WEEK - October 16th, 2013


Halloween is just around the corner, and it's time to spruce up costumes, shirts, and holiday decor.

Create haunting fashion on sweatshirts and more with spooktacular shirtfronts. Spread Halloween spirit with Sunbonnet Sue and Fisherman Fred -- in costume! They're a sweet treat on pillow shams, wall hangings, and trick-or-treat totes.

Dressed-up dogs and cats want to play on kids' clothes and party linens! And let a raven and a bat in flight with Halloween elements land on your decor. Whimsical creatures with happy Halloween greetings in stitch-filled and applique versions, and Wild Side Halloween designs will de-fright young and old alike.

Enjoy spooktacular stitches!

Make de-frightful Halloween decor with charming embroidered organza wraps to fit around candles, candy jars, and more. Click here for free project instructions!



Create fa-boo-lous Halloween apparel by stitching the designs below onto shirts, sweatshirts, and jacketbacks. They're also just right for de-frightful decor like pillow shams and mini-quilts. Wish your favorite ghosts and goblins a very happy Halloween!
 
Available in three sizes:
7.80" x 7.05" and 6.48" x 5.86" and 5.38" x 4.86"


Candy and cobwebs dress up a sweet trick-or-treat design. Unwrap this delicious design on T-shirts for a tee-riffic look on Halloween night.
 
Available in three sizes:
9.41" x 5.88" and 7.80" x 4.88" and 6.86" x 4.29"


If you don't stitch this fresh and funny design, you'll be witching you did! Bewitch shirts and more with this supernatural greeting. Ideal for door hangers, too.
 
Available in three sizes:
9.20" x 5.86" and 7.80" x 4.98" and 6.86" x 4.38"


There's nothing witchy-washy about this magical design. A hat, broom, and stars combine for a transformative medley. Transfix family and friends by stitching onto a sweatshirt or tote!
 
Available in three sizes:
7.80" x 6.17" and 7.42" x 5.86" and 6.15" x 4.86"


"Double, double toil and trouble" the witches in Macbeth chant over their cauldron. Create a little hocus pocus of your own with a simmering cauldron of magic potion. Frighteningly fabulous on sweatshirts and wall hangings!
 
Available in three sizes:
7.81" x 7.09" and 6.46" x 5.86" and 5.35" x 4.86"


Make your home a haunted house with this spooky design! Chills will multiply when you stitch this creepy scene onto pillow covers, towels, and more.
 
Available in two sizes:
7.61" x 5.86" and 6.31" x 4.86"


Fisherman Fred is all wrapped up in his mummy costume! And Sunbonnet Sue is as sweet as can be in her adorable bumblebee costume. Stitch onto a pair of towels or onto trick-or-treat bags for tykes.
     
 
Available in three sizes:
7.56" x 5.86" and 6.27" x 4.86" and 3.86" x 2.98"
  Available in three sizes:
7.54" x 5.85" and 6.30" x 4.89" and 3.86" x 3.00"


Halloween hounds are all smiles in their canine costumes. They're ready to howl at the moon and collect as many treats as they can. Add to towels, totes, and wall hangings for lots of grins and giggles!
     
   
Available in two sizes:
4.46" x 6.86" and 2.51" x 3.87"
  Available in two sizes:
4.85" x 5.70" and 3.29" x 3.87"


This Halloween hound is elegant in her graceful feathered mask and black pearls. She'll be a star on towels and totes, and is sure to gain many admirers!
 
Available in two sizes:
5.01" x 4.83" and 3.86" x 3.72"


De-frightful felines strut their stuff in stylish costumes. They're furry, they're funny, and they're ready to frisk their way onto fabulous Halloween decor and apparel!
     
 
Available in two sizes:
4.21" x 6.87" and 2.37" x 3.86"
  Available in two sizes:
4.40" x 6.86" and 2.48" x 3.86"


Nine lives aren't enough to tell this fashionable kitty just how cute she is! Kids will love her on shirts and sweatshirts.
 
Available in two sizes:
4.86" x 5.97" and 3.15" x 3.86" 


Birds have soared with autumn flowers, Christmas ornaments, crafty tools, and more. Now a charcoal raven flies high in the midnight sky with spooky keys to a haunted house. With and without the keys, he makes a stunning addition to Halloween projects.
     
 
Available in two sizes:
5.81" x 8.63" and 4.58" x 6.81"
  Available in two sizes:
4.86" x 5.01" and 3.73" x 3.85"


A bat flies to his cave with a string of jack-o-lanterns. Let him land on shirts and pillow shams for an instant Halloween classic.
     
 
Available in two sizes:
5.81" x 8.01" and 4.80" x 6.62"
  Available in two sizes:
4.68" x 5.52" and 3.26" x 3.85"


Creative Halloween Expressions

Creative Halloween expressions are classic motifs with short and oh-so-sweet Halloween greetings. Add to potholders, towels, party linens, kids clothes, and more for tons of holiday fun. Project instructions demonstrate how to make the applique versions. Wish family and friends a happy Halloween with a grinning jack-o-lantern!
Stitch-filled version    Applique version 
 
Available in two sizes:
4.85" x 5.86" and 3.20" x 3.86"
  Available in two sizes:
4.86" x 6.04" and 3.11" x 3.86"



Placemats and napkins will be magical with this supernatural design!
Stitch-filled version    Applique version 
 
Available in two sizes:
4.90" x 4.87" and 3.86" x 3.84"
  Available in two sizes:
4.86" x 4.89" and 3.84" x 3.85"


Candy corn in stitch-filled and applique versions is definitely more treat than trick. Irresistibly sweet on bibs and onesies! See quick and easy project instructions for the applique design.
Stitch-filled version    Applique version 
 
Available in two sizes:
4.86" x 5.66" and 3.31" x 3.86"
  Available in two sizes:
4.86" x 5.84" and 3.21" x 3.86"


Stitch a little hocus pocus with a magic potion bottle! Transform tees and totes with this fun design.
Stitch-filled version    Applique version 
 
Available in two sizes:
5.34" x 4.86" and 3.86" x 3.52"
  Available in two sizes:
5.33" x 4.86" and 3.86" x 3.52"


This ghost is too cute to spook -- so he does happy haunting. See project instructions for the applique version of this friendly ghost.
Stitch-filled version    Applique version 
 
Available in two sizes:
4.84" x 6.86" and 2.73" x 3.87"
  Available in two sizes:
4.86" x 6.69" and 2.57" x 3.86"


A gap-toothed grin makes this little bat more silly than spooky. Very cute on toddler tees!
Stitch-filled version    Applique version 
 
Available in two sizes:
6.77" x 4.43" and 3.86" x 2.53"
  Available in two sizes:
6.86" x 4.60" and 3.85" x 2.59"


Creative Halloween Expressions Design Packs


Creative Halloween Expressions Design Packs let you create oodles of holiday spirit on T-shirts, table linens, towels, totes, and more! Below you'll find links to the stitch-filled design pack, and the applique pack. Click here for applique embroidery instructions. Each pack contains 6 designs and is priced at only $9.97!


Stitch-filled version
 

 


Applique version
 

Creative Halloween Expressions Design Packs

 


The pack is available in 2 sizes:

**Lg - Designs smaller than 5" x 7"
**Sm - Designs smaller than 4" x 4"
 

The pack is available in 2 sizes:

**Lg - Designs smaller than 5" x 7"
**Sm - Designs smaller than 4" x 4"



Filigree as light and airy as a chill autumn breeze forms the backdrop for classic Halloween motifs. Create frighteningly fashionable shirts and jacketbacks and hauntingly handsome pillow covers and wall hangings with these striking Wild Side Halloween designs.
 
Available in four sizes:
11.75" x 4.72" and 9.40" x 3.77" and 7.80" x 3.13" and 6.85" x 2.75"


A witch flies on her magic broom before a golden harvest moon. Let her cast her spell on your Halloween projects!
 
Available in four sizes:
11.75" x 6.15" and 9.40" x 4.92" and 7.80" x 4.08" and 6.84" x 3.59"


A raven spreads his wings in a design perfect for dressing up shirt fronts and jacketbacks.
 
Available in four sizes:
11.75" x 4.48" and 9.40" x 3.58" and 7.80" x 2.97" and 6.84" x 2.61"


A skeleton smiles a toothy grin. He's just fright for the season!
 
Available in four sizes:
11.75" x 4.78" and 9.40" x 3.83" and 7.81" x 3.18" and 6.85" x 2.79"


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."

Joni Sue requested a sketched medley of Bernese Mountain dogs. This tri-color dog sketch is an excellent addition to sweatshirts, tote bags, and pillows. A hardy dog that thrives in cold weather, the "Berner's" intelligence, strength, and agility helped him perform the drafting and droving work in the mountains where the breed originated. Today, these versatile dogs participate in conformation, obedience, carting, agility, tracking, herding and therapy work. Like the other Swiss breeds, they are tri-colored, with patches of black, rust and white. Thank you, Joni Sue, for this best-in-show design idea!
Available in four sizes:
7.42" x 7.80" and 6.61" x 6.90" and 5.81" x 6.11" and 4.86" x 5.07"


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