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Give Thanks
Give Thanks

NEW THIS WEEK - November 5th, 2014


Celebrate blessings with designs of thanksgiving and gratitude! They're a perfect fit for the upcoming holiday, and excellent daily reminders for us to give thanks, always, with a grateful heart.

Circles and wreaths are bright and beautiful on tea towels, aprons, and table linens. Autumn flowers are lovely against elegant baroque backdrops.

You'll see two distinct styles: contemporary and classic. Primitive flowers in Mason jars bring a cozy look to cushions, quilts, and table runners. Circles grapes and wreaths of wheat bring a modern look to towels, aprons, and table linens.

Scroll down the page to see these new designs!

 

New designs bring a spirit of thanksgiving and gratitude to aprons and table linens!


Thankful, Grateful Wreaths
 


Circles and wreaths bring sweet symmetry to aprons, towels, and placemats. Warm-hearted phrases are framed by colorful fall flowers, adding a beautiful look to home decor.
     
 
Available in five sizes:
7.80" x 7.50" and 7.18" x 6.90"
6.09" x 5.86" and 4.96" x 4.77"
3.86" x 3.72"
  Available in five sizes:
7.80" x 7.76" and 6.95" x 6.91"
5.89" x 5.86" and 4.87" x 4.84"
3.85" x 3.83"


Thanksgiving is a time when thoughts turn to family, friends, and the blessings that surround us. Stitch the spirit of thanks onto mini-quilts and wall hangings, and fill your home with these sentiments.
     
 
Available in five sizes:
7.81" x 7.64" and 7.06" x 6.91"
5.99" x 5.86" and 4.96" x 4.86"
3.86" x 3.77"
  Available in five sizes:
7.81" x 7.70" and 7.00" x 6.90"
5.92" x 5.83" and 4.93" x 4.85"
3.86" x 3.80"


Add these beautiful wreaths to table runners, wall quilts, and more! The "Our Daily Bread" design shown below is beautiful on tea towels for bread basket liners.
     
 
Available in five sizes:
7.81" x 7.71" and 7.00" x 6.91"
5.94" x 5.86" and 4.91" x 4.85"
3.86" x 3.81"
  Available in five sizes:
7.64" x 7.79" and 6.89" x 7.03"
5.86" x 5.98" and 4.87" x 4.96"
3.82" x 3.89"

Thanks & Praise Wreaths Design Packs


Thankful, Grateful Wreaths Design Packs


Beautiful sentiments, framed in stunning fall flowers, are a wonderful way to fill your home with a thanksgiving spirit.
The designs can be ordered individually by using the links above, or get all six wreaths in a design pack!

The pack is priced at only $9.97!


The pack is available in 5 sizes:

**XXL - Designs smaller than 7.9" x 7.9"
**XL - Designs smaller than 7" x 11.8"
**Lg - Designs smaller than 6" x 10"
**Md - Designs smaller than 5" x 7"
**Sm - Designs smaller than 4" x 4"




Bountiful Boutique Flourishes
 


Elegant baroque swirls and filigree provides a glorious backdrop for autumn flowers and Thanksgiving greetings. Brighten up pillow covers and wall hangings with these designs!
     
 
 Available in three sizes:
6.88" x 9.64" and 5.56" x 7.79" and 4.85" x 6.80"
  Available in three sizes:
6.90" x 9.83" and 5.47" x 7.80" and 4.81" x 6.85"


Chrysanthemums, stalks of wheat, and ripe grapes are classic elements of autumn. Bring fall's beauty and splendor to your home decor projects with these designs! They're stunning additions to linen table runners, canvas tote bags, and denim pillow covers.
     
 
Available in four sizes:
6.90" x 9.88" and 5.89" x 8.45"
5.44" x 7.82" and 4.84" x 6.95"
  Available in four sizes:
6.90" x 9.96" and 5.85" x 8.44"
5.40" x 7.80" and 4.75" x 6.85"



Thanksgiving Greetings
 


Colorful and whimsical sentiments are a perfect fit on the bibs of aprons, placemats, and tea towels. Stitch these sweet and charming motifs and bring the warm feeling of Thanksgiving to your kitchen and dining decor!
     
 
Available in four sizes:
11.00" x 6.20" and 9.39" x 5.29"
 7.80" x 4.40" and 6.83" x 3.85"
 


Messages of thankfulness are beautiful on placemats and pillows. We used bright autumn hues in these samples - but experiment with colors to find something that matches your decor and taste!
     
 
Available in four sizes:
11.01" x 5.63" and 9.39" x 4.80"
 7.80" x 3.99" and 6.86" x 3.51"
  Available in four sizes:
11.01" x 6.50" and 9.39" x 5.54"
 7.80" x 4.61" and 6.86" x 4.05"


Add messages of thankfulness and gratefulness to aprons, placemats, and tea towels. Dress your home for the holidays with the spirit of gratitude and thanksgiving.
     
 
Available in four sizes:
11.01" x 5.75" and 9.39" x 4.90"
 7.82" x 4.08" and 6.86" x 3.59"
  Available in four sizes:
11.01" x 5.65" and 9.39" x 4.82"
 7.82" x 4.01" and 6.86" x 3.52"


A message of "gather together" is paired with a heart, and swirling, stylish lines. A colorful "turkey time" design features a pair of the gobblers. Both are wonderful ways to spice up your home for Thanksgiving!
     
 
Available in four sizes:
11.01" x 6.04" and 9.39" x 5.16"
 7.79" x 4.28" and 6.86" x 3.77"
  Available in four sizes:
10.99" x 5.13" and 9.37" x 4.38"
 7.80" x 3.65" and 6.85" x 3.20"


Both of these designs are fun additions to shirtfronts, aprons, and placemats. Or, stitch onto a linen towel, and turn into a wall hanging!
     
 
Available in four sizes:
11.01" x 6.10" and 9.39" x 5.20"
 7.80" x 4.32" and 6.86" x 3.80"
  Available in four sizes:
10.57" x 6.88" and 9.00" x 5.86"
 7.79" x 5.08" and 6.86" x 4.47"



Country Flowers in Mason Jars


Brightly-colored coneflowers blossom and bloom from a Mason jar. A sweet addition to kitchen decor - like this towel! And, it's a fun way to dress up table linens, like placemats and runners.
A sure way to add a cozy, country look to your home.
     
 
Available in four sizes:
5.86" x 9.03" and 5.07" x 7.81"
4.45" x 6.86" and 2.51" x 3.86"
 


Sunflowers and daisies add a fresh look to jacket backs, table runners, and placemats! The simple lines and shapes bloom bright from Mason jars.
     
 
Available in four sizes:
5.85" x 8.39" and 5.44" x 7.80"
4.78" x 6.85" and 2.68" x 3.85"
  Available in four sizes:
5.77" x 8.29" and 5.43" x 7.80"
4.69" x 6.73" and 2.69" x 3.86"


Turtleheads and helenium are colorful additions to home decor. We embroidered the petals in traditional colors. But one of the fantastic things about embroidery is that we can choose colors to match our personal preference and taste. Explore different combinations until you land on one that you love!
     
 
Available in four sizes:
5.85" x 9.15" and 5.00" x 7.80"
4.40" x 6.87" and 2.47" x 3.86"
  Available in four sizes:
5.86" x 8.62" and 5.31" x 7.80"
4.66" x 6.84" and 2.63" x 3.86"


A trio of chrysanthemums bloom in a Mason jar. Drawn in a primitive style, this design is a classic one, and ready to bring a traditional look to home decor.
 
Available in four sizes:
5.86" x 8.61" and 5.30" x 7.80"
4.67" x 6.86" and 2.62" x 3.86"



Hearty Harvest Wheat
 


Wheat has long been an iconic element in kitchen and dining decor. It symbolizes life, harvest, prosperity, and a connection with the earth. Wheat sheaves, wreaths, borders, and corners are simple ones, with few color changes. They're fast - but elegant - additions to your embroidery projects.
     
 
Available in three sizes:
6.91" x 8.44" and 5.86" x 7.16" and 4.86" x 5.94"
 


A circle of wheat reflects a circle of harvest, and leaf. This design is stunning on a tote bag for the farmer's market, apron bibs, and linen towels.
 
Available in four sizes:
7.49" x 6.91" and 6.35" x 5.87"
5.21" x 4.81" and 3.89" x 3.59"


Borders and corners of wheat are favorite additions to placemats, table runners, and linen napkins.
     
 
Available in three sizes:
5.86" x 5.88" and 4.86" x 4.87" and 3.85" x 3.86"
  Available in four sizes:
9.41" x 3.32" and 7.81" x 2.76"
6.00" x 2.35" and 3.86" x 1.57"

Wispy Harvest Wheat Design Packs


Hearty Harvest Wheat Design Packs


Add this classic motif to your kitchen and dining decor! Graceful circles, sprays, borders, and corners can be ordered singly by using the links above. Or, buy the designs in a pack!

The largest three sizes are priced at only $12.97. The smallest size is priced at only $9.97. Click the links to see the designs included in each pack, as contents vary.


The pack is available in 4 sizes:

**XL - 8 designs smaller than 7" x 11.8"
**Lg - 8 designs smaller than 6" x 10"
**Md - 8 designs smaller than 7.9" x 7.9"
**Sm - 6 designs smaller than 5" x 7"




Fresh Fall Chrysanthemums
 


Bring fall fashion to garments and home decor with wreaths and bouquets of chrysanthemums! They're bright and beautiful on the backs of denim jackets. And, they'll add autumn elegance to tote bags, table linens, and wall hangings, too.
     
 
Available in five sizes:
7.79" x 7.59" and 7.07" x 6.88"
5.97" x 5.82" and 4.99" x 4.86"
3.88" x 3.78"
   Available in three sizes:
6.89" x 9.32" and 5.78" x 7.81" and 4.89" x 6.61"


Add a bright look to table linens, quilts, and towels! We embroidered the chrysanthemum in a traditional shades of gold. But let your creativity run wild with color palettes! Choose colors for the flowers that match your personal preference, and home decor.
     
 
Available in three sizes:
5.81" x 5.81" and 4.84" x 4.84"
and 3.88" x 3.88"
  Available in five sizes:
11.26" x 3.79" and 9.39" x 3.16"
7.80" x 2.63" and 6.00" x 2.16"
3.89" x 1.56"

Fresh Fall Chrysanthemums


Fresh Fall Chrysanthemums Design Packs


Autumn beauty will fill your home! Order the designs singly by using the links above. Or, buy them in a design pack!

Contents vary, so click on a link to see the designs that are included in each pack. The largest three sizes are priced at only $12.97. The smallest size is priced at only $9.97.


Available in 4 sizes:

**XL - 8 designs smaller than 7" x 11.8"
**Lg - 8 designs smaller than 6" x 10"
**Md - 8 designs smaller than 7.9" x 7.9"
**Sm - 6 designs smaller than 5" x 7"




Graceful Grapes and Vines
 


Grape bunches are graceful in circle and oval shapes. The purple and green contrasting colors are eye-catching additions to table linens, and tote bags! The leaves have some open areas, so choose smooth fabrics - linen, quilter's cotton, denim, duck cloth, etc.
     
 
Available in five sizes:
7.79" x 7.65" and 7.02" x 6.89"
5.95" x 5.84" and 4.94" x 4.85"
3.90" x 3.82"
  Available in three sizes:
6.89" x 8.17" and 5.83" x 6.91" and 4.86" x 5.76"


Corners are borders are a classic way to dress up table linens. Add the borders to placemats and table runners. Tuck the corner onto a linen napkin. The designs have open areas, so choose neutral, smooth fabrics.
     
 
Available in three sizes:
5.84" x 5.85" and 4.84" x 4.85"
and 3.88" x 3.89"
  Available in five sizes:
11.74" x 3.93" and 9.39" x 3.15"
  7.79" x 2.61" and 5.98" x 2.24"
3.87" x 1.58"

Glorious Grapes & Vines Design Packs


Graceful Grapes and Vines Design Packs


Artfully-designed grape bunches add a fresh look to kitchen decor. Add them to towels, aprons, and table linens! They're also a fantastic way to dress up gifts for wine-lovers.

The designs shown above can be ordered singly, or in a design pack! Contents vary, so click on a link to see the designs that are included in each pack. The largest three sizes are priced at only $12.97. The smallest size is priced at only $9.97.


The pack is available in 4 sizes:

**XL -  8 designs smaller than 7" x 11.8"
**Lg -  8 designs smaller than 6" x 10"
**Md - 8 designs smaller than 7.9" x 7.9"
**Sm - 6 designs smaller than 5" x 7"




Request of the Week: On the Edge Turkey
 


Theresa wrote to say that she loves the On the Edge designs, and has been using them to peek from the edges of towels. She was looking for a turkey to make Thanksgiving placemats (and I have a feeling that she'll dress up a bath towel set, too!). Your wish is our command! Below find two versions of an "on the edge" turkey. The left is stitch-filled, the right is applique. Enjoy!
 
Stitch-filled Version   Applique Version
 
Available in three sizes:
8.50" x 4.69" and 6.84" x 3.78" and 3.86" x 2.13"
  Available in three sizes:
8.52" x 4.76" and 6.87" x 3.84" and 3.90" x 2.20"

Project instructions
 
Project instructions


The Request of the Week program is one where you can suggest a design for us to draw and digitize. It's a very popular program, and we are scheduled through 2015 and beyond. However, we still want to read your ideas. Send your suggestions and requests to stitch@emblibrary.com. We'll add them to the growing list of designs to be created!
 



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