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O Give Thanks
O Give Thanks

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NEW THIS WEEK - November 6th, 2013


Celebrate the blessings in life with these new designs! They'll be a daily reminder to give thanks with a heart filled with gratitude. They're just in time for Thanksgiving, and bring inspiration, beauty, and grace to holiday stitching.

Watercolor autumn motifs decorate words of thanks and praise, vintage designs are fast and lovely on lightweight towels and table linens, and decorative circles are filled with heartfelt gratitude.

Bible passages framed by autumn flowers, stamp designs bold and bright with seasonal motifs, a turkey sketch, and more are ready to bring an extra-special touch to Thanksgiving projects.

Savor all the excellent new designs!

Incorporate the tradition of the gratitude
wreath into your holidays. Click here for project instructions!



The elegant use of color and shading give the autumn elements in the designs below a beautiful watercolor effect. Combined with heartfelt words of thanks and praise, they are perfect for adding warmth and elegance to table linens, pillow covers, towels, and more.
 
Available in four sizes:
9.38" x 5.74" and 7.79" x 4.77" and 6.89" x 4.22" and 3.86" x 2.37"


Wish loved ones a Happy Thanksgiving with this holiday classic. The pumpkin vines curl toward the words for a graceful energy throughout this design. Lovely on wall hangings, placemats, and more!
 
Available in four sizes:
9.38" x 5.41" and 7.78" x 4.48" and 6.81" x 3.93" and 3.87" x 2.23"


Celebrate the special atmosphere of holiday gatherings with this flowing design. The words "We Gather Together" are framed by glowing autumn leaves, and remind us of the best part of Thanksgiving.
 
Available in four sizes:
8.58" x 5.82" and 7.80" x 5.29" and 6.80" x 4.62" and 3.87" x 2.63"


The exquisite script forming the words "Give Thanks" makes this design just a touch formal. Dress up table settings by stitching onto cloth napkins, placemats, and table runners.
 
Available in four sizes:
7.80" x 6.15" and 7.36" x 5.80" and 6.13" x 4.84" and 3.87" x 3.05"


This is the time of year for "Thankful Hearts." Share your thankfulness by stitching onto towels, aprons, and pot holders! Warm colors and warmer wishes will cheer up any kitchen.
 
Available in four sizes:
8.54" x 5.81" and 7.80" x 5.31" and 6.87" x 4.67" and 3.89" x 2.64"


A cornucopia overflows with the season's harvest, just as "Grateful Hearts" overflow with thanks. Pillow shams will be elegant with this simple yet contemporary design.
 
Available in three sizes:
7.80" x 5.69" and 6.62" x 4.83" and 3.87" x 2.82"


Harvest Delight (Vintage)

Create fast and fabulous embellishments on tea and flour sack towels, table linens, trivets, pillow covers, and much more with vintage Harvest Delights! Open areas and bright colors make these designs a breath of fresh air on low nap fabrics.

A tom turkey struts inside a halo of leaves, while a slice of pumpkin pie looks delectable with a dollop of whipped cream. Very tasty on aprons, and holiday T-shirts, too!
     
 
Available in five sizes:
7.80" x 7.31" and 6.90" x 6.46" and 6.25" x 5.85" and 5.19" x 4.85" and 3.88" x 3.62" 
  Available in five sizes:
7.80" x 7.74" and 6.90" x 6.84" and 5.93" x 5.88" and 4.91" x 4.87" and 3.86" x 3.83"


A horn of plenty is filled with the fruits of the harvest, one of which went into the delicious apple pie at right. Make table linens everyone will savor by stitching onto napkins and placemats.
     
 
Available in five sizes:
7.71" x 7.80" and 6.81" x 6.90" and 5.89" x 5.97" and 4.88" x 4.95" and 3.80" x 3.87"
  Available in five sizes:
7.80" x 7.43" and 6.90" x 6.57" and 6.15" x 5.85" and 5.13" x 4.87" and 3.88" x 3.66"


Bread is the staff of life, and acorns are an autumn staple. Both bring seasonal appeal to your holiday stitching.
     
 
Available in five sizes:
7.63" x 7.80" and 6.75" x 6.90" and 5.87" x 5.99" and 4.87" x 4.97" and 3.80" x 3.89"
  Available in five sizes:
7.80" x 7.69" and 6.90" x 6.81" and 5.95" x 5.87" and 4.93" x 4.87" and 3.88" x 3.84"


Harvest Delight (Vintage) Design Packs

Get the best price and have all 6 designs on hand with the design pack! Light vintage circles bring the bounty of the harvest to your autumn and Thanksgiving projects.
 

Harvest Delight Design Packs

Order the designs individually by clicking the links above, or get the pack with all 6 designs, priced at only $9.97! Five sizes are available to suit any project.

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


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"



The decorative circle designs below are a wonderful shape for pillow shams, and their heartfelt sentiments will warm any room's decor. "Give thanks with a grateful heart" reminds us to count our blessings during this holiday season, and all year long.
 
Available in five sizes:
7.80" x 7.79" and 6.90" x 6.89" and 5.85" x 5.85" and 4.85" x 4.84" and 3.85" x 3.85"


"A grateful heart is a happy heart" -- truer words were never stitched! Create a bright and cheerful wall hanging with this delightful design.
 
Available in five sizes:
7.80" x 7.75" and 6.90" x 6.85" and 5.90" x 5.86" and 4.89" x 4.86" and 3.86" x 3.84"


"There is always always always something to be thankful for" are comforting words in good times and bad. Add to a table topper for a very heartwarming dining table centerpiece.
 
Available in five sizes:
7.78" x 7.80" and 6.88" x 6.90" and 5.86" x 5.88" and 4.86" x 4.88" and 3.86" x 3.88"


This design reassures that "The Lord is near to all who call on Him" in a passage taken from Psalm 145:18. Very pretty on towels and pillow covers!
 
Available in five sizes:
7.69" x 7.80" and 6.80" x 6.90" and 5.84" x 5.93" and 4.84" x 4.91" and 3.81" x 3.86"


A quote from Ralph Waldo Emerson, who believed the human soul was intimately connected to nature. His list of blessings includes "each new morning with its light...rest and shelter of the night...health and food...love and friends." This makes a wonderful wall hanging!
 
Available in three sizes:
7.83" x 7.72" and 6.88" x 6.79" and 5.94" x 5.87"


A Bible passage from Philippians 4:6 says "Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God."
 
Available in four sizes:
7.81" x 7.77" and 6.91" x 6.88" and 5.89" x 5.86" and 4.89" x 4.86"


Psalm 136 encourages with "O give thanks unto the Lord; for He is good: for His mercy endureth forever." Stitch these inspiring words, then frame to highlight them in style.
 
Available in four sizes:
7.81" x 7.77" and 6.92" x 6.89" and 5.88" x 5.86" and 4.88" x 4.86"


Psalm 95:2 says "Let us come before His presence with thanksgiving, and make a joyful noise unto Him with psalms." Just perfect for a toss pillow!
 
Available in four sizes:
7.73" x 7.81" and 6.84" x 6.91" and 5.86" x 5.92" and 4.83" x 4.88"


Bountiful Harvest

Put your "stamp" on holiday towels, aprons, tote bags, and more with bright and bold designs. Stitch-filled and applique versions are available. A drumstick adds a whimsical touch to this Happy Thanksgiving stamp. Fun on baby bibs, too! Click here for applique embroidery instructions.
 
Stitch-filled version   Applique version
 
Available in five sizes:
7.80" x 7.78" and 6.90" x 6.89" and 5.88" x 5.86" and 4.81" x 4.79" and 3.86" x 3.85"
  Available in five sizes:
7.80" x 7.78" and 6.90" x 6.89" and 5.88" x 5.86" and 4.81" x 4.79" and 3.86" x 3.85"


A tom turkey struts his stuffing in a tasteful design for placemats and napkins.
 
Stitch-filled version   Applique version
 
Available in five sizes:
7.80" x 7.78" and 6.90" x 6.89" and 5.88" x 5.86" and 4.81" x 4.79" and 3.86" x 3.85"
  Available in five sizes:
7.80" x 7.78" and 6.90" x 6.89" and 5.88" x 5.86" and 4.81" x 4.79" and 3.86" x 3.85"


A bunch of juicy grapes is fresh on towels and totes. Or stitch onto wine bags for excellent seasonal hostess gifts!
 
Stitch-filled version   Applique version
 
Available in five sizes:
7.80" x 7.78" and 6.90" x 6.89" and 5.88" x 5.86" and 4.81" x 4.79" and 3.86" x 3.85"
  Available in five sizes:
7.80" x 7.78" and 6.90" x 6.89" and 5.88" x 5.86" and 4.81" x 4.79" and 3.86" x 3.85"


A classic look gives this stamp design a slightly nostalgic feeling. Add to table linens for a traditional tribute to the importance of gratitude.
 
Stitch-filled version   Applique version
 
Available in five sizes:
7.80" x 7.78" and 6.90" x 6.89" and 5.88" x 5.86" and 4.81" x 4.79" and 3.86" x 3.85"
  Available in five sizes:
7.80" x 7.78" and 6.90" x 6.89" and 5.88" x 5.86" and 4.81" x 4.79" and 3.86" x 3.85"


Leaves dance and swirl in a lovely autumn circle. Very nice on fall wall hangings! Two colors are used in this design, making it easy to change to suit your favorite colors and decor.
 
Stitch-filled version   Applique version
 
Available in five sizes:
7.80" x 7.78" and 6.90" x 6.89" and 5.88" x 5.86" and 4.81" x 4.79" and 3.86" x 3.85"
  Available in five sizes:
7.80" x 7.78" and 6.90" x 6.89" and 5.88" x 5.86" and 4.81" x 4.79" and 3.86" x 3.85"


Bring a harvest touch to your embroidery projects with an elegant wheat stamp. Perfect for bread basket liners.
 
Stitch-filled version   Applique version
 
Available in five sizes:
7.80" x 7.78" and 6.90" x 6.89" and 5.88" x 5.86" and 4.81" x 4.79" and 3.86" x 3.85"
  Available in five sizes:
7.80" x 7.78" and 6.90" x 6.89" and 5.88" x 5.86" and 4.81" x 4.79" and 3.86" x 3.85"


Bountiful Harvest Design Packs


Put your mark on Thanksgiving projects with Bountiful Harvest stamp designs. Dress up seasonal tote bags, towels, mini-quilts, pillow covers, and more with these colorful designs. Below you'll find links to the stitch-filled design pack, and the applique pack. Each pack contains 6 designs and is priced at only $9.97!


Stitch-filled version
 

 


Applique version
 

Bountiful Harvest Design Packs

 

Bountiful Harvest (Applique) Design Packs

The pack is available in 6 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"

 
 

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"


Click here for project instructions
 


A tri-color wild turkey sketch is striking on towels, table linens, and more. The record-setting adult male wild turkey, according to the National Wild Turkey Federation, weighed 37.1 pounds. Despite their weight, wild turkeys, unlike their domestic counterparts, are agile fliers. The turkey's gobble can carry for up to a mile.
 
Available in four sizes:
7.80" x 7.16" and 6.90" x 6.34" and 6.37" x 5.85" and 5.28" x 4.85"


Special Request of the Week

Embroidery Library is always inspired by your design suggestions, and we thank you for sending us your terrific ideas, which we regularly incorporate into the weekly design themes. This space is dedicated to the "Request of the Week."

Kathleen is a fan of the Christmas word squares such as the A time for Joy Square and the Jingle Bells Square, and thought it would be awesome to have Thanksgiving word squares, too. So the designs below were created. Stuffed with only the best Thanksgiving words, these squares will be delicious on towels, pillow covers, wall hangings, and more. Cook one up for tasty holiday decor! And thank you Kathleen for the fabulous design suggestion.
     
 
Available in five sizes:
7.69" x 7.80" and 6.80" x 6.90" and 5.86" x 5.95" and 4.86" x 4.93" and 3.80" x 3.86"
  Available in five sizes:
7.79" x 7.80" and 6.90" x 6.90" and 5.85" x 5.85" and 4.85" x 4.85" and 3.85" x 3.85"


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