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Request-fest
Request-fest

NEW THIS WEEK - October 28, 2015


Creative suggestions, requests, and design ideas come pouring into our inboxes everyday! Come take a look at the newest Request-fest, featuring all new designs inspired by you!

Embroiderers are some of the best when it comes to thinking up new design ideas, and this week is no exception. The variety is astounding!

New winter outhouses are perfect on a pair of hand towels, while inky moose and floral designs are one-color wonders on shirts, linens, and more. Designs featuring coffee, olives, and cupcakes are terrific when stitching for the kitchen, plus new on-the-edge, applique, and in-the-hoop designs are sure to spark your creativity!

Scroll down the page to see the new designs.

A pair of his-and-hers designs is a
fabulous addition to bath decor!



Winter Outhouses


"How about a winter, not a Christmas outhouse?" Judy was looking for a his-and-hers alternative to the outhouse designs on the site, and we loved the idea! These adorable designs are the perfect additions to towels for your bathroom.
     
 
Available in three sizes:
5.86" x 5.95" and 4.85" x 4.93" and 3.61" x 3.86"
  Available in three sizes:
5.85" x 5.96" and 4.85" x 4.95" and 3.59" x 3.84"


Patti really loves coffee quote designs, and was looking for one that said "I'm drinking coffee for your benefit." It's a cozy way to warm up mug rugs, wall hangings, aprons, kitchen towels, and more.
     
 
Available in three sizes:
5.81" x 7.81" and 4.85" x 6.52" and 2.87" x 3.86"
  Give kitchen towels a new look thanks
to this cozy coffee saying.


Viebschen wrote in asking for a few cupcake bakery, or cupcakery, designs. She knows lots of moms who have to make cupcakes for school, and thought a few storefronts would be sweet additions to purses or cupcake totes.
 
Available in four sizes:
9.12" x 6.90" and 7.80" x 5.91" and 7.09" x 5.37" and 6.43" x 4.87"


These cupcake bakeries are bright and colorful, and tasty embroidery for aprons, towels, tote bags, and other projects, too! Pick your favorite, or stitch them all!
     
   
Available in four sizes:
8.15" x 6.90" and 7.47" x 6.33"
6.86" x 5.81" and 5.76" x 4.89"
  Available in four sizes:
8.77" x 6.87" and 7.76" x 6.08"
6.92" x 5.42" and 6.18" x 4.84"


Bea lives in Tuscany and requested a olive design to mark the beginning of the olive harvest. Three different olive motifs have been created -- an embellished square, a realistic sketch, and a stylized version.
     
 
Available in five sizes:
7.57" x 7.81" and 6.90" x 7.12"
5.84" x 6.02" and 4.84" x 4.99"
3.74" x 3.86"
  Available in four sizes:
6.90" x 7.59" and 5.84" x 6.43"
4.84" x 5.33" and 3.50" x 3.86"


Kitchen decor is a delightful way to showcase these olive designs! Stitch them on aprons, kitchen towels, wall hangings, and more.
 
Available in five sizes:
7.80" x 7.52" and 7.15" x 6.90" and 6.09" x 5.87" and 5.05" x 4.87" and 3.87" x 3.74"


Hollins thought that Psalm 4:8 -- "In peace I will lie down and sleep, for you alone, Lord, make me dwell in safety" -- would be a lovely addition to wall hangings, blankets, or pillows. Thanks for the suggestion, Hollins!
 
Available in three sizes:
8.51" x 6.90" and 7.24" x 5.86" and 6.44" x 4.88"



White Ibis Circle


Debra writes "I have recently moved to Florida and my first flock of birds in my yard were the White Ibis. They are so beautiful." Here, one of these majestic birds is surrounded by lush greenery and blooming flowers.
 
Available in five sizes:
8.60" x 8.56" and 7.80" x 7.77" and 6.90" x 6.87" and 5.84" x 5.82" and 4.84" x 4.82"



Intricate Ink Moose


Helen is a big fan of the Intricate Ink designs on the website and wanted to see a moose version. Good thinking, Helen! These inky designs are quick-stitching additions to low nap towels, shirts, and tote bags.
     
 
Available in three sizes:
8.53" x 5.85" and 6.85" x 4.69" and 3.86" x 2.64"
  Available in three sizes:
7.76" x 5.86" and 6.44" x 4.86" and 3.85" x 2.91"

 

The smooth, neutral fabric on this pillow makes it the perfect place to stitch these new inky designs.
 


An ethereal moose design is a gorgeous way to update table linens, such as placemats or tablecloths, as well as pillowcases, blankets, and towels.
 
Available in three sizes:
9.40" x 3.05" and 6.00" x 2.10" and 3.84" x 1.26"


A inky moose corner and accessory are terrific complements to the designs above, and are also great options to stitch singly, too.
     
 
Available in three sizes:
5.87" x 5.84" and 4.87" x 4.84" and 3.87" x 3.84"
  Available in one size:
3.45" x 2.74"


Intricate Ink Moose Design Pack
 

Intricate Ink Moose Design Pack

Let one of these moose designs adorn your next project, or stitch them all! Pick your favorites by clicking the links above, or get them all in a design pack!

Click on a link below to see the designs in the pack, sizes and prices:
 

The pack is available in 3 sizes:

 Lg - Designs smaller than 6" x 10"
Md - Designs smaller than 5" x 7"
Sm - Designs smaller than 4" x 4"




Intricate Ink Queen Anne's Lace


Maria was hoping that we could create a few Queen Anne's Lace designs also in the inky style. She is planning to stitch them in white thread on a white duvet cover -- beautiful idea, Maria!
     
 
Available in three sizes:
5.85" x 7.64" and 4.84" x 6.33" and 2.95" x 3.85"
  Available in three sizes:
5.85" x 8.43" and 4.76" x 6.86" and 2.67" x 3.86"


Along with the two Queen Anne's Lace designs above, a border design has also been created. It's a fabulous way to stitch the floral motif on bed linens, quilts, and more.
 
Available in three sizes:
9.41" x 3.60" and 6.00" x 2.46" and 3.85" x 1.83"


Finish this collection of inky Queen Anne's Lace with a corner and accessory design. The light stitches and intricate flourishes add a touch of whimsy and elegance to the flowers.
     
 
Available in three sizes:
6.13" x 5.86" and 5.06" x 4.84" and 3.86" x 3.69"
  Available in one size:
3.10" x 2.02"


Intricate Ink Queen Anne's Lace Design Pack
 

Intricate Ink Queen Anne

Stitch these beautiful, intricate ink designs on shirts, linens, totes, and more. Order the designs individually by clicking the links above, or get the design pack.

Click on a link below to see the designs in the pack, sizes and prices:

 

The pack is available in 3 sizes:

**Lg - Designs smaller than 6" x 10"
**Md - Designs smaller than 5" x 7"
**Sm - Designs smaller than 4" x 4"




Tinseltown Trailers


Katrina was looking for an older travel trailer design that's all dressed up for Christmas! These airstream and canned ham trailers are all decked out for the holidays with lights, ribbons, ornaments, and more.
     
 
Available in four sizes:
11.71" x 6.33" and 9.39" x 5.08"
 7.80" x 4.22" and 6.84" x 3.70"
  Available in four sizes:
11.25" x 6.83" and 9.37" x 5.69"
 7.80" x 4.73" and 6.85" x 4.16"



In-the-Hoop Boots


Embroiders loved the new in-the-hoop witch's boots, and were clamoring for holiday versions, too! Here a pair of Santa Claus boots are an adorable addition to your holiday decorating.

Get the step-by-step instructions for these Santa boots here.
     
   
Available in two sizes:
5.24" x 4.85 and 3.88" x 3.59"
 
Show off your Santa Claus boots sticking out of a holiday centerpiece.

 


Or, stitch a pair of elf's boots instead! The festive in-the-hoop design adds a holly-jolly look when sticking out from under the tree skirt, off of a mantelpiece, or peeking from under a door.

Get the step-by-step instructions for these elf boots here.
     
   
Available in two sizes:
4.97" x 4.85" and 3.88" x 3.79"
 
Fabric glue adds ribbon and pom-poms to these boots for even more flair.



On-the-Edge Christmas Gingerbread


Linda's grandkids love the On-the-Edge designs on towels and pillowcases, and she wrote in requesting a pair of peeking gingerbread designs, too. These so-sweet cookie designs are adorable additions to Christmas projects, such as quilts, blankets, and more.
 
Stitch-filled Version   Applique Version
 
Available in three sizes:
8.51" x 5.56" and 6.84" x 4.47" and 3.86" x 2.52"
  Available in three sizes:
8.51" x 5.59" and 6.85" x 4.50" and 3.90" x 2.55"


The peeking gingerbread designs come in a girl and boy version, as well as stitch-filled and applique. Learn how to embroider the stitch-filled version here, and the applique version here.
 
Stitch-filled Version   Applique Version
 
Available in three sizes:
8.50" x 5.16" and 6.84" x 4.15" and 3.86" x 2.34"
  Available in three sizes:
8.52" x 5.18" and 6.87" x 4.18" and 3.90" x 2.39"



Chanukah Clotheslines


Roz was hoping that we would create some Chanukah designs to add to our growing collection of clotheslines. We thought the idea was terrific -- thanks, Roz!
     
 
Available in three sizes:
9.40" x 5.64" and 7.80" x 4.68" and 6.85" x 4.12"
  Available in three sizes:
9.40" x 4.88" and 7.79" x 4.04" and 6.84" x 3.55"


Along with the menorah and dreidel clotheslines above, there are also "Happy Hanukkah" and "Happy Chanukah" designs. Stitch them on pillows, tote bags, sweatshirts, and t-shirts.
     
 
Available in three sizes:
9.40" x 4.97" and 7.80" x 4.13" and 6.85" x 3.62"
  Available in three sizes:
9.40" x 4.93" and 7.80" x 4.09" and 6.85" x 3.59"



Request of the Week: Canine Couture


Amanda thought applique dogs in sweaters would be adorable additions to her embroidery collection, and we liked the idea so much we created stitch-filled versions, too! The dogs come in three different breeds -- a dachshund, Scottie, and poodle.

Click here to get a free tutorial on classic applique, or here to watch the video!
 
Stitch-filled Version   Applique Version
 
Available in four sizes:
7.37" x 4.89" and 6.47" x 4.29"
5.35" x 3.55" and 3.64" x 2.42"
  Available in four sizes:
7.81" x 4.43" and 7.15" x 4.06"
6.29" x 3.57" and 3.87" x 2.20"


We mimicked the patterns of the stitch-filled pups in the fabric choice for the applique versions, but you can choose any style you prefer! Plaids, polka dots, and other patterns add a fun interest point to this embroidery.
 
Stitch-filled Version   Applique Version
 
Available in four sizes:
7.80" x 5.69" and 6.85" x 5.00"
5.66" x 4.13" and 3.86" x 2.81"
  Available in four sizes:
6.11" x 5.12" and 5.45" x 4.56"
4.78" x 4.01" and 2.94" x 2.46"


The stitch-filled designs are a bit more detailed and colorful, while the applique version feature silhouettes of each dog breed. Stitch your favorite, pick out a pair, or use them all on your next project.

Click here to get a free tutorial on classic applique, or here to watch the video!
 
Stitch-filled Version   Applique Version
 
Available in four sizes:
6.88" x 6.67" and 6.04" x 5.86"
5.02" x 4.87" and 3.42" x 3.31"
  Available in four sizes:
6.39" x 6.01" and 5.88" x 5.53"
5.14" x 4.84" and 3.02" x 2.83"