Embroidery Library
A Walk in the Woods

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Autumn's beauty is fleeting -- it's time for a walk in the woods to cherish the final display of leaves before the snows fly!

This week's new designs showcase the amazing tapestry of wildlife and the outdoors. Sunset and silhouette medallions, and birch diamond frames around scenes of natural wonder, are perfect for bringing the riches of nature to your home decor.

Delicate calligraphy-style animal designs, and sketchbook-like animal collages, are ideal for creating quick but elegant gifts for any nature lovers in your life!

Designs of  realistic animal eyes are stunning, and peaceful panels of leaves calming. Let the vast array of nature's gifts lift your spirits and decorate your home!

Stay warm while you're walking in the woods with this fabulous fleece headcover combo! Click here for free project instructions!


Sunsets and Silhouettes

Animal silhouettes are backlit by richly colored sunsets and framed by beautiful natural settings. Perfect for nature lovers, hunters, and anyone who respects wildlife and loves the outdoors. Stitch onto pillows and wall hangings, or hang as framed art, to add a touch of wildlife to your home decor!

A wolf howls as the light wanes, creating an amazing sunset to behold.
 
Wolf silhouette at sunset machine embroidery design
Available in four sizes:
7.76"X7.76" and 5.81"X5.81" and 4.83"X4.80" and 3.86"X3.86"


A deer walks in a peaceful forest as daylight fades and the sky turns orange and pink. A lovely woodland scene for any home decor project.
 
Deer silhouette at sunset machine embroidery design
Available in four sizes:
7.76"X7.76" and 5.81"X5.81" and 4.86"X4.86" and 3.86"X3.86"


Geese fly low over the water as the last light leaves the sky. Hikers and hunters alike will appreciate this design on pillows, sweatshirts, bags, and more!
 
Mallards silhouette at sunset machine embroidery design
Available in four sizes:
7.09"X7.75" and 5.81"X6.35" and 4.81"X5.25" and 3.51"X3.85"

Diamonds of Nature

Graceful birch branches form diamond frames around gorgeously detailed natural scenes. Clouds, snow, and branches extend beyond the frames, adding interest and dimension to each design. Skies, trees, birds, and animals combine to make tableaus worthy of the most ardent nature lover!

A goose soars high through the autumn evening, leaving the snow-capped mountains and northern fir trees far behind. Lovely on tote bags, pillows, towels, and more!
 
Canada goose flying in autumn machine embroidery design
Available in two sizes:
8.46"X5.81" and 6.77"X4.65"


A stately buck raises his head proudly against a finely detailed winter scene. Snow clings to the branches of bushes and trees, and forms a carpet for his feet. Perfect for adding a touch of winter beauty to any project. 
 
Deer in winter woods scene machine embroidery design
Available in two sizes:
8.46"X5.81" and 6.77"X4.65"


A handsome jewel-toned pheasant forages in a winter field. Ideal for adding natural elegance to totes, sweatshirts, and jackets.
 
Pheasant in winter country machine embroidery design
Available in two sizes:
8.45"X5.81" and 6.77"X4.65"

Looking for more diamonds of nature? Embroidery Library has a huge collection of wildlife embroidery designs, and the beautifully detailed diamond-style designs are among the most popular. Choose from a variety of animals such as a bear, moose, bobcat, deer, and more. Click here to see them all!

If there's a wildlife diamond you'd like to see (or any embroidery design you'd like to see), send your design idea to stitch@emblibrary.com and we'll add it to the request list.


Intricate Ink Wolves

Fierce and wild wolves are created by delicate lines of varying thickness. A blend of tribal, tattoo, and calligraphy styles, they share the fine detail and swirling beauty of our other intricate ink embroidery designs.

Intricate ink designs are one-color wonders, quick to stitch and stunning on towels, quilts, sweatshirts, pillows, and more!
 
Howling wolf machine embroidery design
Available in three sizes:
7.61"X5.85" and 6.29"X4.83" and 3.86"X3.11"

 
Wolf border machine embroidery design
Available in three sizes:
9.41"X3.28" and 5.98"X2.17" and 3.87"X1.36"


Stitch a beautiful wolf on the corners of table linens and wall hangings. A small accessory size is perfect for embellishing fleece and other garments.
     
Wolf corner machine embroidery design   Wolf accessory machine embroidery design
Available in two sizes:
4.86"X4.87" and 3.85"X3.86"
  Available in one size:
3.10"X1.75"


A Intricate Ink Wolves Design Packs 


Bring the free spirit and energy of the wolf to your projects! One color designs are ideal for stitching on pockets, napkins, placemats, jackets, towels, and more.

Order the designs individually by clicking the links above, or get the pack with all of the designs.
 

The large and medium packs contain 6 designs, priced at only $9.97! The small pack contains 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 3 sizes:

**Lg - Designs smaller than 6"x10"
**Md - Designs smaller than 5"x7"
**Sm - Designs smaller than 4"x4"


The Intricate Ink style adds so much spirit to projects! Stitcher Eva made this stunning pillow using her Designer SE and the Inky Rose Corner design. We immediately shared this photo on our Facebook page, and the response was outstanding. What a fabulous handmade wedding gift! Nice work, Eva, and thanks for sending the photo.

If you use Facebook, click your way to our page and give us a "thumbs up." You'll find beautiful project photos, tips, tricks, and you'll be able to connect and chat with other stitchers, too!

Intricate Ink Deer

A graceful, flowing deer joins butterfly, rose, and horse embroidery designs in the intricate ink style, blending aspects of tattoo, tribal, and calligraphy styles.

An elegant, one color deer perfect for stitching on gifts for the hikers and outdoors-lovers in your life!
 
Deer machine embroidery design
Available in three sizes:
5.81"X6.68" and 4.86"X5.57" and 3.36"X3.85"

 
Deer border machine embroidery design
Available in three sizes:
9.40"X3.24" and 6.00"X2.33" and 3.85"X1.33"


Bring life to corners and pockets with a delicate deer design. If you're looking for new ideas about how to use corner designs, see this article that shows both classic and creative uses for corner designs!
     
Deer corner machine embroidery design   Deer accessory machine embroidery design
Available in two sizes:
4.90"X4.85" and 3.85"X3.84"
  Available in one size:
2.44"X3.00"


A Intricate Ink Deer Design Packs 


The natural elegance of the deer is captured beautifully in graceful, swirling lines. Stitch onto towels, table linens, garments and more for a fresh and natural look!

Order the designs individually by clicking the links above, or get the pack with all of the designs.
 

The large and medium packs contain 6 designs, priced at only $9.97! The small pack contains 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 3 sizes:

**Lg - Designs smaller than 6"x10"
**Md - Designs smaller than 5"x7"
**Sm - Designs smaller than 4"x4"


Animal Eyes

Bold and beautiful animal eyes are impressive in their naturalism and their amazing detail! The cougar eye and wolf eye can be combined with the Eye of the Tiger design for a stunning trio, or stitched individually onto pillows, wall hangings, tote bags, and more.

A wolf's eye is rendered in rich detail; perfect on gifts for outdoors enthusiasts!
 
Wolf eye machine embroidery design
Available in three sizes:
7.24"X9.99" and 5.62"X7.80" and 4.84"X6.70"

 
Cougar eye machine embroidery design
Available in three sizes:
7.21"X10.00" and 5.59"X7.80" and 4.85"X6.77"

We love to see what you make with these fabulous "animal eye" designs. Stitcher Linda made some fun safari shirts using the Eye of the Tiger design for a trip she took with her husband and her cousin to South Africa. These animal eye designs are great for pillows, purses, framed embroidery, shirts, and more! Click here to see Linda's fabulous work in the Stitchers Showcase!

And, to see what other crafty folk like you have shared in stitching these beautiful "animal eye" designs, click here.

We post photos of projects every weekday by stitchers just like you in the Stitchers Showcase. Feel free to show off what you've made by sending a photo to stitch@emblibrary.com!

Autumn's Grace

It's that time of year when winter has not yet settled in, and the beauty of autumn has not completely faded. Celebrate the final days of the season by stitching a delightful autumn panel onto pillows, wall hangings, and more!
 
A finely feathered owl flies against a backdrop of fall leaves and acorns.
 
Delft owl and autumn foliage machine embroidery design
Available in three sizes:
5.53"X11.80" and 4.40"X9.40" and 3.22"X6.86"


A busy squirrel scampers through beautiful fall foliage, gathering acorns before the first snow flies. A design rich in autumn's lovely russet and gold tones is ideal for bringing nature's elegance to any project!
 
Delft squirrel in autumn foliage machine embroidery design
Available in three sizes:
6.21"X11.80" and 4.95"X9.40" and 3.62"X6.89"

Collages of the Wild

Stark yet elegant, simple yet realistic, one color sketchbook-style animal collages are stunning on pillows, shirts, jackets, wall hangings, and more! For additional sketched animal beauty, check out the Herd of Horse Sketches design.

A wolf design shows this fierce animal in all its glory -- howling, prowling, and gazing serenely over the landscape.
 
Sketchbook style wolves machine embroidery design
Available in three sizes:
7.80"X7.09" and 6.45"X5.86" and 5.38"X4.85"


Mallards swim and take flight in a finely drawn design perfect for decorating the home and the cabin!
 
Sketchbook style mallards machine embroidery design
Available in two sizes:
7.26"X5.85" and 6.00"X4.85"


Put enough fine stitches together and you get the largest species in the deer family! Impressive antlers and elegant shadings bring this massive animal to life. Add to tote bags, wall hangings, pillows, fleece, and more for a very big splash of nature!
 
Sketchbook style moose machine embroidery design
Available in three sizes:
7.78"X6.74" and 6.75"X5.86" and 5.60"X4.86"

Peaceful Leaves

Our environment is so important for our peace of mind, and the panels below are designed to add a feeling of serenity and tranquility to any space. Stitch onto tote bags, pillows, wall hanging, and quilts for a calm and quiet effect.
 
Leaves and tranquility panel machine embroidery design
Available in three sizes:
5.67"X8.01" and 4.84"X6.83" and 2.73"X3.86"


Give peace a chance by stitching this peaceful panel onto tote bags, pillows, table linens, and more!
 
Leaves and peace panel machine embroidery design
Available in three sizes:
5.06"X8.01" and 4.34"X6.86" and 2.44"X3.86"


Gingko leaves float slowly in a spirit of serenity. Perfect for bringing calm and beauty to any project.
 
Leaves and serenity panel machine embroidery design
Available in three sizes:
5.13"X8.01" and 4.39"X6.85" and 2.47"X3.86"

Autumn Bridge Scene

A covered bridge spans a gently flowing river in a scene celebrating the beauty of the countryside in autumn. Blooming flowers, and bright fall trees add to the lovely tableau. The realistic detail and rich colors of this design make a striking wall hanging or pillow cover!
 
Covered bridge in autumn machine embroidery design
Available in two sizes:
7.80"X5.68" and 6.62"X4.83"

 

 



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: Autumn Sewing Supplies


When the sewing basket overflows, other options must be considered for craft supply storage. This patchy wheelbarrow carries a ton of sewing supplies with style! Cute and colorful on tote bags, shirts, and more.
 
 
Wheelbarrow of sewing supplies machine embroidery design
Available in two sizes:
6.06"X4.85" and 3.86"X3.10"


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