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Thanksgiving gives us all an opportunity to count the many blessings in life. Beauty and festivity abound in a new collection designed to express gratitude with heart and with humor!

From a gorgeous, bursting cornucopia to sweet cupcakes of thanks, these new designs are perfect for sharing your appreciation for life with family and friends. Colorful watercolor-style medleys and medallions, "turkey talk" designs perfect for shirts, thankful angels, and a patchwork pilgrim turkey give so many flavors to Thanksgiving decor and apparel!

So trot on down the page to discover an abundance of decorations teeming with heartfelt thankfulness and holiday spirit.

Decorate your holiday table with beautiful pocket placemats and coordinating napkins. Click here for free project instructions!


Thanksgiving Bouquet

The cornucopia, or horn of plenty, is a symbol of abundance and nourishment. A beautifully detailed cornucopia of fall flowers, fruit, and vegetables glows with color. Stitch on pillows, table linens, and mantle runners for a wonderful fall centerpiece!
 
Available in two sizes:
7.78"X5.64" and 6.70"X4.87"

 
Fall into Color

Fall into color with rich medleys of autumn fruit and flowers, and expressions of faith and spirituality. Magnificent color blending emulates a hand-painted style in these elegant designs.

Stitch individually onto pillows, table linens, and framed art, and combine two or more designs for a striking table runner, quilt, and wall hanging!
 
Available in two sizes:
7.80"X5.80" and 6.45"X4.79"
Blessings and Flower Only:
3.86"X2.13"

 

Graceful feathers and flowers surround the word 'prayer' for a lovely spiritual expression.
 
Available in two sizes:
7.34"X5.83" and 6.02"X4.78"
Prayer and Flower Only:
3.83"X3.08"

 

Give thanks for pumpkins, flowers, family, and friends! A heartfelt design perfect for table and kitchen linens, pillows, and wall hangings.
 
Available in three sizes:
7.78"X6.76" and 6.71"X5.83" and 5.54"X4.82"
Give Thanks and Flower Only:
3.85"X3.35"

 
Praise the versatile pumpkin with an elegant design that celebrates fall with dramatic style! Stitch onto any home decor project for a lovely autumn look.
 
Available in three sizes:
7.75"X7.12" and 6.34"X5.83" and 5.24"X4.82"
Pumpkin Only:
3.64"X3.82"


This abstract fruit design features an apple surrounded by leaves and feathery swirls. Perfect for fall entertaining, kitchen decor, and more!
 
Available in three sizes:
7.74"X7.18" and 6.29"X5.82" and 5.15"X4.79"
Apple Only:
3.19"X3.82"

 

Chrysanthemums thrive despite the chill of autumn; let this beautiful fall flower bloom on pillows, tote bags, and table linens.
 
Available in three sizes:
7.77"X7.22" and 6.40"X5.86" and 5.29"X4.86"
Flower Only:
3.02"X2.67"


Fall into Color Design Packs 


Fall into color with designs celebrating autumn and Thanksgiving. Warm and brightly colored designs bring elegance and grace to any home decor project!
 


Order the designs individually by clicking the links above,
or get the pack with all 12 designs, priced at only $19.97!

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 7.9"x7.9"
**Md - Designs smaller than 6"x10"
**Sm - Designs smaller than 5"x7"


 
Autumn Watercolor Medallions

Autumn emblems shimmer in frames of fall foliage. Make home decor projects glow with these bright and beautiful designs!
 
Available in four sizes:
7.80"X7.49" and 6.11"X5.85" and 5.05"X4.85" and 3.86"X3.69"


The colors of autumn shine from a maple leaf medallion. You'll fall for this embellishment on tote bags, pillows, and quilts!
 
Available in four sizes:
7.78"X7.80" and 5.85"X5.83" and 4.84"X4.86" and 3.83"X3.84"

Bring an abundance of beautiful embroidery to your kitchen with a handy 2-in-1 apron. This Cook 'N' Clean apron features a detachable terrycloth towel, making clean-up after the big feast a breeze. This apron is a great gift for a Thanksgiving hostess or as a special treat for yourself!

Click here for this free tutorial!


Collect your acorns before the snow flies! Perfect for decorating any winter nest.
 
Available in four sizes:
7.79"X7.59" and 6.00"X5.85" and 4.97"X4.85" and 3.86"X3.79"


Colorful leaves circle a trio of pretty gourds. Classical autumn symbols are paired with brilliant color for a beautiful addition to any project.
 
Available in four sizes:
7.79"X7.77" and 5.86"X5.87" and 4.84"X4.84" and 3.83"X3.85"


Autumn Watercolor Medallions Design Packs 


With the blended hues of watercolor painting, fall symbols glow in brilliant autumn medallions. Ideal for kitchen towels, table linens, quilts, pillows, and seasonal banners!
 


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

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 7.9"x7.9"
**Lg - Designs smaller than 6"x10"
**Md - Designs smaller than 5"x7"
**Sm - Designs smaller than 5"x4"


 
Turkey Talk II

Following on the coattails of the successful Turkey Talk designs comes a fresh-from-the-oven new round of Thanksgiving sentiments both heartfelt and whimsical.

Fall leaves and filigree swirl around a warm Thanksgiving wish. Stitch onto shirt fronts, aprons, table and kitchen linens, wall hangings, pillow shams, and banners for holiday joy!
 
Available in two sizes:
9.41"X5.65" and 6.87"X4.12"


After all that cooking and eating, there is bound to be a little napping; it's just the natural order of things. Add a dash of culinary humor to shirts, sweatshirts, and kitchen decor!
 
Available in two sizes:
9.41"X3.86" and 6.86"X2.81"

All of these Turkey Talk II designs are just right for festive Thanksgiving sweatshirts. Check out Kenny's instructions for embroidering on sweatshirts to keep your stitching looking its best on this thick, soft, stretchy fabric. Stabilize and hoop properly, and your sweatshirts will look great!

Click here for free project instructions!



A handsome damask cornucopia represents abundance with style. A striking single-color design ideal for towels, table linens, and apparel.
 
Available in two sizes:
9.41"X4.49" and 6.86"X3.28"


Eat dessert first! A fun holiday sentiment for T-shirts and sweatshirts.
 
Available in two sizes:
9.01"X5.06" and 6.86"X3.85"


Talk turkey by embroidering your love for this fascinating and tasty bird! Lots of fun on shirts, bibs, and more.
 
Available in two sizes:
9.01"X3.46" and 6.86"X2.63"


Turkey couture gets a whole new look with animal prints! Leopard, tiger, and cheetah patterns make these toms stand out in a crowd. Stitch this wild turkey trio to a shirt front, sweatshirt, and pillow for Thanksgiving fun.
 
Available in two sizes:
9.39"X3.14" and 6.91"X2.31"


Leopard, tiger, and cheetah patterns make for truly wild turkeys! Let these unusual gobblers strut their stuff on table linens, T-shirts, sweatshirts, and aprons.

     
Available in two sizes:
4.56"X4.21" and 3.37"X3.12"
Available in two sizes:
4.56"X4.21" and 3.37"X3.12"
Available in two sizes:
4.56"X4.21" and 3.37"X3.12"


Turkey Talk II Design Packs 


Talk turkey with fun and stylish Thanksgiving designs perfect for shirt fronts and sweatshirts, kitchen and table linens, tote bags and pillows!
 

Order the designs individually by clicking the links above,
or get the pack with all 12 designs, priced at only $16.97!

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 6"x10"
**Sm - Designs smaller than 5"x7"


 
Thankful for Cupcakes

Give the cupcake its just desserts! Sweet, and always perfect for any occasion, the cupcake is no small wonder. Turkey and pumpkin cupcakes are ready to put the frosting on the top of any project!

     
 
Available in one size:
3.85"X3.67"
  Available in one size:
3.89"X3.68"

 

Bring a dash of sugar to your fall decor with cute cupcakes bedecked in autumn sweetness.

     
 
Available in one size:
2.97"X3.89"
  Available in one size:
3.56"X3.87"

One of the most popular items to stitch, and a quick project as well, is an embroidered tea towel or flour sack towel. Stitch a set of delightful Thanksgiving cupcake towels for the upcoming family get-together. Not only do they look great hanging in your kitchen, they make perfect gifts, too. Click here for Kenny's Fabrics 101 article on stitching on tea towels!

Take your embroidered tea towel to the next level and make it a topsy towel! It's a unique way of making your embroidered towel into a hanging towel.



Thankful for Cupcakes Design Pack


When we think of what we are thankful for, family, friends, and good health top the list. But somewhere on the list must be a spot for cupcakes! Show your gratitude for this little treat by stitching onto towels, napkins, banners, and anything that needs a little sugar!
 

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

Click on a link below to see the designs in the pack, and add the pack to your basket.


The pack is available in 1 size:

**Designs smaller than 4"x4"


 
Thankful Angels

Stitch heavenly sentiments of love and joy with thankful angels! Give thanks for the plentiful gifts of life with a cornucopia angel; count all the blessings you harvest with a homespun wheat angel.
     
 
Available in two sizes:
4.83"X6.71" and 2.77"X3.86"
  Available in two sizes:
4.51"X6.84" and 2.55"X3.86"

 
Bring warmth to your home with an angel of love.
 
Available in two sizes:
3.87"X6.86" and 2.17"X3.86"

 

 



It's crafty and collectible! 2011 is a year to celebrate crafting and all the joy that it brings to our lives. To celebrate our love of sewing and embroidery, a new Crafty Collectibles design will be offered each Wednesday in 2011.
 

This week's Crafty Collectible is: Patchwork Turkey


Give thanks for the joys reaped through craft! Pilgrim hat and patches make this cute turkey a fun and unique Thanksgiving decoration.
 
Available in two sizes:
5.74"X4.88" and 3.86"X3.27"

 

There's so much to be thankful for! See what other crafty folk like you have shared in their spirit of thankfulness. We post photos of projects every weekday by stitchers just like you in the Stitchers Showcase. Check out some of the fabulous Thanksgivings creations, and feel free to show off what you've made by sending a photo to stitch@emblibrary.com!

Click on the images below to go to the specific Thanksgiving showcase, or click here to see them all!
 

Smile For Turkey Day!
 

Lacy Turkey Napkin Ring
 

Pumpkin Placemat Purse
 
 
Pilgrim's Pride Wall Hanging Thankful Oven Mitts
Turkey Day Bib
 
 


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