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Art Nouveau Nativity

NEW THIS WEEK - October 21st, 2009

 

Art Nouveau Nativity

Free Project Instructions!

Put a unique twist on this year's Christmas creations with the curling, swirling shapes of art nouveau. This creative style spread around the world at the turn of the 20th century, and its flowing, plant-inspired shapes represented a desire to bring the beauty of art into every corner of life. Embroidery Library's beautifully detailed art nouveau designs have been longstanding favorites ... now craft one-of-a-kind spirited Christmas decor with this week's new designs!

 

Four dazzlingly colorful art nouveau nativity panels use this elegant style to tell the story of Christ's birth. Stitch them on a set of stockings or combine them on a wall hanging for a truly wondrous crafty creation. Poinsettia designs combine the classic art nouveau swirls with a distinctly up-to-date color scheme perfect for table linens and more decor.

 

Art nouveau letter blocks spell out greetings of peace, joy, hope, and more, in colorful designs perfect for sweatshirts and stockings. For a light and lovely look, try quick-stitching angels, stars, and ornaments on everything from napkins to towels to shirts. Scroll down the page to see these spirited new designs!

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Art Nouveau Nativity

Rich in color and detail, four Art Nouveau Nativity panels make a stunning centerpiece to Christmas decor. Stitch them alone on stockings, or combine all four in a dazzling wall hanging. You've loved the North Pole Art Nouveau panels, as well as ladies, chefs, fairies, and mermaids ... now celebrate the spirit of Christmas with a reverent Art Nouveau Nativity! Areas of optional metallic thread add sparkle. Mary, Joseph, and the baby Jesus star in this gorgeous design.
 

Available in two sizes:
5.86"X8.56" and 4.70"X6.85"



A heavenly angel sings praises on the evening of Christ's birth. Flowing, shaded wings and robes make this design a wonder to behold.
 

Available in two sizes:
5.86"X8.44" and 4.76"X6.87"



Shepherds gather at the manger to visit the newborn baby Jesus.
 

Available in two sizes:
5.30"X9.40" and 3.87"X6.86"



The Magi come to pay their respects, bearing priceless gifts for the newborn King of Kings.
 

Available in two sizes:
5.28"X9.40" and 3.86"X6.87"



A Art Nouveau Nativity Value Pack

 

Get all four of these Christmas treasures at a discount! The Art Nouveau Nativity design packs contain 4 designs - priced at only $8.97! Click on an image or link below to see the designs included in the pack, and add the pack to your basket.

 

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

These four art nouveau nativity panels form a beautiful ensemble! Stitch them together in a wall hanging of your own design, or use the example of this Peace on Earth wall hanging! It's a creative way to show off these stunning designs.

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Art Nouveau Poinsettias


Decorate for holiday celebrations with a stunningly gorgeous collection of poinsettia designs! Swirling shapes in teal and taupe frame these classic Christmas flowers. A Mexican legend tells of a young girl who, having no gift to present to the baby Jesus, picked a bouquet of pretty green plants. When she placed them on the altar, bold red flowers bloomed from them, and have been blooming from these plants ever since.
 
Available in four sizes:
7.81"X7.80" and 5.81"X5.80" and 4.81"X4.80" and 3.81"X3.80"


A spray of poinsettias flanked by art nouveau swirls makes a beautiful embellishment for sweatshirts, table runners, and more.
 

Available in two sizes:
9.41"X4.15" and 6.86"X3.03"



Incorporate this vertical border design into all kinds of elegant Christmas decor.
 

Available in two sizes:
4.61"X9.41" and 3.37"X6.86"



Display this bold poinsettia rectangle alone on towels or placemats, or repeat it for a beautiful border. The smaller size of this design has been formatted for the Endless Hoop; may also be used in standard hoops.
 

Available in two sizes:
9.41"X4.75" and 6.00"X3.22"



Scrolling swirls frame a brilliant red poinsettia in this elegant thin border. 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"X2.40" and 6.00"X1.63" and 3.85"X0.98"


Tuck this art nouveau poinsettia in the corners
of napkins and curtains.
  A single poinsettia in distinctive colors adds a splash of sophistication.

 

Available in two sizes:
4.85"X4.85" and 3.85"X3.85"

  Available in one size:
3.83"X3.87"


A Art Nouveau Poinsettias Value Pack

 

Let these striking art nouveau poinsettias bloom around the house! The large design pack contains 10 designs - priced at only $16.97! The small design pack contains 9 designs - priced at only $16.97! Click on an image or link below to see the designs included in the pack, and add the pack to your basket.

 

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

Outfit your holiday table with these pretty art nouveau poinsettia designs! A trio of projects will show you how to stitch a coordinating table runner, coasters, and napkin rings. Stitch up one or all of these projects for your dining room, or give them as a very special gift.

Click here for these free project instructions!



 

Art Nouveau Tidings

Stitch glad tidings in elegant art nouveau style with these colorful blocks! Spelling out "Joy," this design will be gorgeous on sweatshirts, towels, and stockings.
 

Available in three sizes:
8.82"X2.65" and 6.81"X2.05" and 3.89"X1.19"



Golden wings and halos shine in the back of these "Noel" text blocks. For 4" hoops, the smallest design is split into two parts, to make a complete design of 5.52"X1.26".
 

Available in two sizes:
9.05"X2.04" and 5.52"X1.26"

Smallest size also available in a split version with two files both smaller than:
2.70"X1.25"



Characteristic art nouveau swirls mingle with holly in the background of these "Hope" squares. For 4" hoops, the smallest design is split into two parts, to make a complete design of 5.47"X1.25".
 

Available in two sizes:
9.41"X2.13" and 5.47"X1.25"

Smallest size also available in a split version with two files both smaller than:
2.68"X1.24"



Celebrate the peace of the season with this warm and welcoming art nouveau design. For 4" hoops, the smallest design is split into two parts, to make a complete design of 6.86"X1.25".
 

Available in two sizes:
8.76"X1.59" and 6.86"X1.25"

Smallest size also available in a split version with two files both smaller than:
3.84"X1.17"



A Art Nouveau Tidings Value Pack

 

Share glad tidings with friends and family with these building blocks of a merry project! The Art Nouveau Tidings design packs contain 4 designs - priced at only $8.97! Click on an image or link below to see the designs included in the pack, and add the pack to your basket.

 

All designs smaller than 6 x 10 All designs smaller than 5 x 7 All designs smaller than 4 x 4

Full of detailed stitches, these Art Nouveau Tidings designs will look wonderful on heavier fabrics such as sweatshirt knits. Learn Kenny's tips and tricks for embroidering on sweatshirts to make your creations look their best!

Click here for these free video and written instructions!


 


The old-fashioned yet distinctly modern look of art nouveau distinguishes this "Merry Christmas" design. Stitch it on sweatshirts, stockings, placemats, and lots more Christmas gifts!
 

Available in two sizes:
9.41"X5.03" and 6.87"X3.67"



Say "Merry Christmas" the French way with this elegant art nouveau design, framed by swirls and colorful holly!
 

Available in two sizes:
9.42"X5.53" and 6.88"X4.04"


 

 

Art  Nouveau Angels

Light and quick-stitching, this art nouveau angel is great for last-minute gifts to take to that holiday party ... and the result is just heavenly!
 

Available in three sizes:
5.87"X7.45" and 4.85"X6.16" and 3.07"X3.87"



Let a host of angels repeat around the borders of tablecloths, curtains, and quilts. The medium size of this design has been formatted for the Endless Hoop; may also be used in standard hoops.
 

Available in three sizes:
9.39"X2.58" and 6.00"X1.80" and 3.87"X1.08"


Let this angel corner frame your holiday
creations!
  A single angel makes a festive accent
for small spots.

 

Available in two sizes:
4.87"X5.04" and 3.72"X3.85"

  Available in one size:
2.51"X1.96"


A Art Nouveau Angels Value Pack

 

Stitch a heavenly host of art nouveau angels on quick holiday projects! The large and medium design packs contain 6 designs - priced at only $10.97! The small design pack contains 4 designs - priced at only $8.97! Click on an image or link below to see the designs included in the pack, and add the pack to your basket.

 

All designs smaller than 6 x 10 All designs smaller than 5 x 7 All designs smaller than 4 x 4

 

 

Art Nouveau Shining Stars

Spirited stars twinkle in this merry design! Imagine it on all kinds of holiday projects, from stockings to shirts.
 

Available in three sizes:
5.23"X9.39" and 3.83"X6.86" and 2.15"X3.86"



A continuous border of holiday stars twinkles across the night sky! The medium size of this design has been formatted for the Endless Hoop; may also be used in standard hoops.
 

Available in three sizes:
9.37"X2.27" and 5.98"X1.45" and 3.85"X0.94"


Napkins, curtains, shirts, and table runners are just some of the places where this star corner will shine!   A single star shines bright in the Christmas sky.

 

Available in two sizes:
4.85"X5.55" and 3.37"X3.86"

  Available in one size:
1.45"X2.49"


A Art Nouveau Shining Stars Value Pack

 

Stitch stellar holiday creations with these designs! The large and medium design packs contain 6 designs - priced at only $10.97! The small design pack contains 4 designs - priced at only $8.97! Click on an image or link below to see the designs included in the pack, and add the pack to your basket.

 

All designs smaller than 6 x 10 All designs smaller than 5 x 7 All designs smaller than 4 x 4

Looking for a simple-yet-stunning hostess gift to take to that holiday party? Try a topsy towel! These cleverly constructed towels are easy to make and are sure to delight friends and family -- and they're a great place to let your favorite embroidery designs shine.

Click here for these free project instructions!



 

Art Nouveau Antique Ornaments

A trio of antique ornaments in a light, quick-stitching art nouveau style are a festive focus for Christmas crafts. Stitched in just two colors, this design is easy to adapt to any look you like!
 

Available in three sizes:
5.87"X8.94" and 4.52"X6.87" and 2.51"X3.84"



Antique bulb ornaments hang all in a row. The medium size of this design has been formatted for the Endless Hoop; may also be used in standard hoops.
 

Available in three sizes:
9.39"X2.77" and 5.97"X1.76" and 3.87"X1.15"


Jazz up holiday napkins with this ornament
corner design!
  A tiny ornament makes a fun accent for your art nouveau crafts.

 

Available in two sizes:
4.85"X5.10" and 3.68"X3.87"

  Available in one size:
2.05"X2.73"


A Art Nouveau Antique Ornaments Value Pack

 

Deck the halls with all these festive and quick-stitching art nouveau ornament designs! The large and medium design packs contain 6 designs - priced at only $10.97! The small design pack contains 4 designs - priced at only $8.97! Click on an image or link below to see the designs included in the pack, and add the pack to your basket.

 

All designs smaller than 6 x 10 All designs smaller than 5 x 7 All designs smaller than 4 x 4

Trim your Christmas tree napkin with these light, quick-stitching art nouveau ornaments! This napkin is actually a half-circle of fabric, folded back and forth to make a merry Christmas tree shape. Kids and adults alike will love these napkins!

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The Tweets put on a Christmas pageant, acting out the ages-old story of Christ's birth. Stitch this Nativity Tweet on wall hangings, gift bags, and more.
 

Available in two sizes:
5.41"X9.41" and 3.92"X6.79"



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