Embroidery Library
Celtic Autumn

NEW THIS WEEK - October 28th, 2009

 

Celtic Autumn

Free Project Instructions!

For centuries, the interweaving lines and curls of Celtic knotwork have fascinated crafters. This week, these beloved patterns get a subtle seasonal twist with Celtic Autumn designs!

 

A bountiful harvest of pumpkins and gourds in fresh, eye-catching colors will look stunning on all kinds of table linens and home decor. In a similar spirit, abundant autumn leaves in four fiery colors mingle with Celtic knotwork to bring a powerful splash of color to seasonal home decor.

 

Nine Celtic creatures such as the raven, dragon, owl, and deer symbolize a full range of admirable traits. Stitch your favorite on a cozy sweatshirt for fall, or combine them all in a mythically beautiful quilt. A trio of neckline designs with coordinating medallions bring this elegant, timeless look into your wardrobe on shirts and much more. Round out your collection with a detailed, richly colored autumn forest fairy design on pillows or wall hangings.

 

Read on to discover these enchanting new Celtic designs!

As the days get cooler, wrap yourself in style with this fashion fringe scarf. Choose your favorite embroidery designs and create one to go with every outfit!
Click here for project instructions.

 

Celtic Harvest


Celebrate the return of the chilly season with pumpkins and gourds in bright, cheery colors, surrounded by Celtic knotwork vines and lively leaves. This pumpkin circle is sure to look stunning on autumn table linens, bags, and even sweatshirts!
Available in four sizes:
7.68"X7.81" and 5.87"X5.96" and 4.85"X4.93" and 3.79"X3.86"


A pair of autumn gourds is adorned with Celtic knotwork in this square-shaped design. Picture it on potholders, placemats, tablecloths, and more!
 
Available in four sizes:
7.81"X7.79" and 5.85"X5.86" and 4.86"X4.86" and 3.86"X3.86"


Repeat this rectangular pumpkin design for a bold border, or stitch a single instance on a towel for a bold accent. The smaller size of this design has been formatted for the Endless Hoop; may also be used in standard hoops.
 

Available in two sizes:
9.42"X4.73" and 5.97"X3.34"



Stylized leaves and viney Celtic knotwork make up this pretty border design. The medium size of this design has been formatted for the Endless Hoop; may also be used in standard hoops.
 

Available in three sizes:
9.40"X2.37" and 6.00"X1.65" and 3.85"X0.97"



A colorful corner with a gourd, leaves, and Celtic knotwork makes a fresh embellishment for napkins and placemats. Choose new colors for a whole different look!
 

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



A Celtic Harvest Value Pack

 

Stitch a beautiful harvest of pumpkins and gourds embellished by intriguing Celtic knotwork! The extra-extra large and large design packs contain 8 designs - priced at only $10.97! The extra large and medium design packs contain 7 designs - priced at only $10.97! The small design pack contains 4 designs - priced at only $5.97! 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 7.9 x 10 All designs smaller than 7.9 x 7.9 All designs smaller than 6 x 10
     
 
All designs smaller than 5 x 7   All designs smaller than 4 x 4

Liven up your dining room with an abundant harvest of Celtic knotwork decorating bright pumpkins and gourds! Learn how to embroider in corners of pre-made placemats, napkins, and more. These items can be tricky to hoop, but with Kenny's tips, you'll learn how to make corner embroidery look the best.

Click here for these free project instructions!


 

 

Celtic Abundance

Autumn leaves in four fiery colors form the centerpiece of this intricate Celtic knotwork design. This style of knotwork ornamentation has been used since ancient times, and its appeal stays strong today. Stitch these interlacing shapes on pillows, table linens, bags, sweatshirts, and more!
 
Available in four sizes:
7.80"X7.80" and 5.85"X5.85" and 4.85"X4.85" and 3.85"X3.85"


A spray of Celtic knotwork intermingled with vibrant autumn leaves makes a beautiful and unique embellishment for all sorts of stunning seasonal projects.

 

Available in two sizes:
9.40"X2.67" and 6.85"X1.96"



Endless Celtic knots alternate with colorful leaves in this bold rectangular design. Stitch it once on a towel or repeat it as a bold border along tablecloths, curtains, and more. The smaller size of this design has been formatted for the Endless Hoop; may also be used in standard hoops.
 

Available in two sizes:
9.40"X4.80" and 6.00"X3.33"



Two-color Celtic knotwork frames a bright maple leaf in this pretty border design. The medium size of this design has been formatted for the Endless Hoop; may also be used in standard hoops.
 

Available in three sizes:
9.40"X2.43" and 5.99"X1.70" and 3.85"X1.00"



Tuck this leafy design in the corners of napkins, placemats, and even shirts.
 

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



A Celtic Abundance Value Pack

 

Celebrate autumn's abundant beauty with these colorful Celtic knotwork designs! The extra large and medium design packs contain 8 designs - priced at only $10.97! The large and small design packs contain 7 designs - priced at only $10.97! 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 7.9 x 10   All designs smaller than 7.9 x 7.9
     
 
All designs smaller than 6 x 10   All designs smaller than 5 x 7

Dress up your dining room with a table runner featuring these vibrant, leafy Celtic knotwork designs! Handmade braided trim sets this project apart, and the instructions will show you how to size the runner to fit any table. This project is a lovely way to bring an array of rich fall colors to your table.

Click here for these free project instructions!


 

 

Celtic Creatures


To the ancient Celts, animals were rich with meaning. People might identify with various animals based on their clan, date of birth, and personal characteristics. Let the intricate Celtic knotwork and rich history of these designs shine on quilts, sweatshirts, and more!

This Celtic deer is associated with nature, hunting, and abundance. Its alert, gentle manner makes it a creature that all can admire.
 

Available in two sizes:
5.68"X4.84" and 3.88"X3.29"



The wolf carries itself with an inescapable sense of honor and purpose. Bring its strong, independent, loyal, and fearless nature to your crafty creations with this beautiful design.
 

Available in two sizes:
5.69"X4.79" and 3.87"X3.26"



Clever and socially savvy, this fox is a one-of-a-kind treasure. Stitch this design for a playful touch on shirts, bags, and more!
 

Available in two sizes:
6.04"X4.84" and 3.88"X3.10"



Let this graceful, elegant swan swim across tote bags, sweatshirts, and cultured home decor. This big white bird symbolizes harmony, love, beauty, and creativity.
 

Available in two sizes:
5.83"X4.85" and 3.86"X3.20"



Widely known for its wisdom, the owl has a mysterious, powerful personality and a unique approach to solving problems. Celebrate its imagination when you stitch this design on pillows, bags, and more!
 

Available in two sizes:
5.88"X4.86" and 3.85"X3.21"



The cat is a uniquely special animal in cultures around the world. Regal and intelligent, felines have a sensitive spirit and a keen "sixth sense" as they journey through the world.
 

Available in two sizes:
5.83"X4.83" and 3.84"X3.18"



A symbol of mighty power, this Celtic dragon will make a regal feature on sweatshirts and blankets.
 

Available in two sizes:
5.61"X4.85" and 3.88"X3.36"



Dark and mysterious, the raven is a protector in battle and a guardian of ancestral memory and wisdom. Celebrate its determined, patient, and independent nature by stitching it on shirts and totes.

 

Available in two sizes:
6.82"X4.72" and 3.85"X2.70"



A bold and decisive bird, the hawk distinguishes itself with strength and integrity.
 

Available in two sizes:
6.81"X4.74" and 3.88"X2.71"



A Celtic Creatures Value Pack

 

Pick the perfect animal out of this pack for everyone on your list, or combine them in a beautiful quilt! The Celtic Creatures design packs contain 9 designs - priced at only $12.97! 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 5 x 7   All designs smaller than 4 x 4

Stitch your favorite Celtic animal on a cozy autumn sweatshirt! Kenny's video and written instructions will show you how to embroider on sweatshirts with beautiful results

Click here for these free video and written instructions!


 

 

Neckline Sizing

 

Neckline designs are available in one piece or split into halves, so that 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"x10") - fits women's medium to women's 3X

  • Medium design (Whole and split - 5"x7") - 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!

 

Celtic Autumn Necklines


Spice up your fall wardrobe with an intricate Celtic knotwork neckline design! Subtle leafy accents and rich colors make this design a welcome addition to cozy fall sweatshirts.
 

Available in three sizes:
9.40"X4.78" and 6.85"X3.49" and 5.26"X2.70"

Split designs are available in three sizes (Each split design contains 2 files both smaller than):
5.56"X4.66" and 3.86"X3.23" and 3.11"X2.61"



Coordinate this Celtic knot medallion with the neckline above, or stitch it alone on bags and more.
 

Available in two sizes:
4.85"X4.86" and 3.85"X3.86"



Oak leaves and acorns in soft natural colors intermingle with golden Celtic knotwork in this gorgeous neckline design.
 

Available in three sizes:
9.41"X4.75" and 6.86"X3.47" and 5.27"X2.68"

Split designs are available in three sizes (Each split design contains 2 files both smaller than):
6.34"X4.75" and 3.86"X2.92" and 3.56"X2.68"



A round accent would look beautiful on the back of a shirt or a sleeve, matched with a leafy neckline.
 

Available in two sizes:
4.86"X4.86" and 3.87"X3.86"



Maple leaves intermingle with Celtic knotwork in this light-stitching neckline, perfect for T-shirts!
 

Available in three sizes:
9.41"X4.11" and 6.87"X3.00" and 5.26"X2.32"

Split designs are available in three sizes (Each split design contains 2 files both smaller than):
5.33"X4.11" and 3.86"X2.96" and 2.98"X2.31"



A light circle of Celtic maple leaves creates never-ending beauty on all kinds of fall fashions.
 

Available in two sizes:
4.86"X4.86" and 3.86"X3.86"



A Celtic Autumn Necklines Value Pack

 

Create a wardrobe abundant with seasonal Celtic knotwork! The large, medium, small and large (split) design packs contain 9 designs - priced at only $12.97! The medium (split) and small (split) design packs contain 6 designs - priced at only $9.97! 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 5 x 7
     
All designs smaller than 5 x 7 All designs smaller than 4 x 4 All designs smaller than 4 x 4

 

 

Celtic Fairy Scene

Autumn leaves whirl and swirl around a forest fairy with Celtic knotwork wings in this richly colored, detailed design. Stitch it on pillows, bags, and magical wall hangings! If you love this design, wander through the woods and take a peek at more Celtic fairies.
 

Available in three sizes:
7.12"X9.02" and 5.84"X7.41" and 4.83"X6.15"


 

 

 

Keep your stitching up to par with this playful Golf Tweet! Five sporty "birdies" hit the green with clubs, golf balls, and fashionable argyle sweaters. Stitch this much-requested Tweet on tote bags, wall hangings, and even sweatshirts!
 

Available in two sizes:
5.71"X9.40" and 4.14"X6.81"



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