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Spirit-filled Christmas Stitches
Spirit-filled Stitches for Christmas

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NEW THIS WEEK - November 20th, 2013


Fill your heart and home with Christmas spirit! New spirit-filled stitches designs are overflowing with warm wishes and good cheer.

Elements from the Nativity story are reflected in colorful collages. Add these designs to pillows and wall hangings for your home and church. Two-color silhouettes tell the miraculous story of Christmas, and merry sentiments bring the peace and hope of the holidays to life.

Add graceful rectangles of favorite hymns and carols to shirtfronts and table linens alike! And in-the-hoop ornaments join coordinating designs for excellent project possibilities.

Scroll down the page to find these spirited new designs. Merry stitching to you!

Showcase holiday embroidery with a Crafty Christmas Wall Hanging! Click here for project instructions.



Spirit of Christmas Squares

Stitch the spirit of Christmas with these classic square designs. Bright seasonal elements are surrounded by festive frames, resulting in a beautiful, traditional effect. Whether you are adorning dining decor or embellishing stockings, these colorful squares will add a fa-la-la fabulous touch!

Wish family and friends a "Merry Christmas" or a "Happy Christmas" with a bow on top!
     
 
Available in five sizes:
7.79" x 7.77" and 6.91" x 6.89" and 5.89" x 5.87" and 4.89" x 4.87" and 3.89" x 3.87"
  Available in five sizes:
7.79" x 7.77" and 6.91" x 6.89" and 5.89" x 5.87" and 4.89" x 4.87" and 3.89" x 3.87"


A sheep watches over baby Jesus in an "Away in a Manger" design, while the Star of Bethlehem shines brightly over the word "Peace." Make beautiful wall hangings and pillow covers for your home and church.
     
 
Available in five sizes:
7.80" x 7.76" and 6.90" x 6.86" and 5.89" x 5.86" and 4.89" x 4.87" and 3.86" x 3.83"
  Available in five sizes:
7.79" x 7.74" and 6.93" x 6.89" and 5.89" x 5.86" and 4.89" x 4.86" and 3.89" x 3.87"


One angel strums her harp in a heavenly "Noel" design, and another folds her hands in a prayerful wish below the words "Joy to the World." Add celestial beauty to wall hangings and table toppers with these angelic squares.
     
 
Available in five sizes:
7.78" x 7.79" and 6.87" x 6.89" and 5.85" x 5.86" and 4.86" x 4.87" and 3.85" x 3.86"
  Available in five sizes:
7.79" x 7.74" and 6.94" x 6.89" and 5.90" x 5.86" and 4.90" x 4.86" and 3.87" x 3.84"


An angel brings "Good Tidings of Great Joy" to a shepherd watching over his flock by night, and the angel at right holds a dove as she "Rejoices" in the spirit of Christmas. Lovely on mini-quilts!
     
 
Available in five sizes:
7.79" x 7.79" and 6.89" x 6.89" and 5.86" x 5.86" and 4.86" x 4.86" and 3.86" x 3.86"
  Available in five sizes:
7.79" x 7.75" and 6.90" x 6.86" and 5.89" x 5.86" and 4.89" x 4.87" and 3.88" x 3.86"


Trumpeting angels play soaring "Alleluia" music, and elegant doves (right) represent all of humanity's wish for "Peace on Earth." Stitch onto pillow shams for an elegantly coordinating set of holiday toss pillows!
     
 
Available in five sizes:
7.88" x 7.87" and 6.88" x 6.87" and 5.86" x 5.85" and 4.85" x 4.84" and 3.85" x 3.84"
  Available in five sizes:
7.78" x 7.69" and 6.88" x 6.80" and 5.93" x 5.86" and 4.92" x 4.86" and 3.86" x 3.81"


Make your Christmas projects works of "Faith" and "Love" with these stylish seasonal squares. Stunning on wall hangings and as framed embroidery!
     
 
Available in five sizes:
7.79" x 7.75" and 6.92" x 6.88" and 5.89" x 5.86" and 4.89" x 4.86" and 3.89" x 3.87"
  Available in five sizes:
7.77" x 7.79" and 6.87" x 6.89" and 5.87" x 5.89" and 4.87" x 4.88" and 3.87" x 3.88"


Proclaim "Glory to God in the Highest" on stockings, tree skirts, quilts, and more with this ethereal angel.
 
Available in five sizes:
7.81" x 7.82" and 6.91" x 6.93" and 5.86" x 5.87" and 4.86" x 4.87" and 3.85" x 3.86"


Spirit of Christmas Squares Design Packs

Create Christmas spirit this season with festive, colorful squares. Vibrant with Christmas motifs and warm sentiments, they will add holiday spirit to pillow covers, wall decor, table linens, stockings, and more!
 

Christmas Magic Design Packs

Order the designs individually by clicking the links above, or get the pack with all 13 designs, priced at only $19.97! 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"



Christmas Silhouettes

Only two colors make up these silhouette designs, but they are as elegant and dramatic as they can be. The Holy Family, angels, shepherds, and the Wisemen stand in graceful silhouette underneath words in fancy script.

"Alleluia" and "Faith" will adorn pillow covers, wall hangings, stockings, and more with a unique look for the holidays!
     
 
Available in four sizes:
11.00" x 6.73" and 9.40" x 5.75" and 7.79" x 4.78" and 6.85" x 4.19"
  Available in four sizes:
11.00" x 6.51" and 9.40" x 5.56" and 7.80" x 4.61" and 6.88" x 4.06"


Wish your loved ones "Love" and "Peace" on table runners, seasonal tote bags, and towels. These designs are fast and great-looking as well.
     
 
Available in four sizes:
11.00" x 6.66" and 9.40" x 5.69" and 7.79" x 4.73" and 6.84" x 4.15"
  Available in four sizes:
10.99" x 6.79" and 9.40" x 5.81" and 7.80" x 4.81" and 6.85" x 4.22"


Bright Christmas Wishes

Stitch "Silent Night Holy Night" and "All is Calm All is Bright" onto a pair of pillow shams to make your holiday decor sing!
     
 
Available in five sizes:
7.80" x 7.71" and 6.90" x 6.83" and 5.92" x 5.86" and 4.91" x 4.86" and 3.86" x 3.81"
  Available in five sizes:
7.75" x 7.79" and 6.87" x 6.91" and 5.86" x 5.89" and 4.86" x 4.89" and 3.88" x 3.90"


Slight variations of the same Christmas greeting let you choose your favorite. "This Home is filled with the Spirit of Christmas" and "This Home is blessed with the Spirit of Christmas" will tell the world of your holiday spirit.
     
 
Available in five sizes:
7.80" x 7.78" and 6.90" x 6.89" and 5.87" x 5.86" and 4.87" x 4.86" and 3.86" x 3.85"
  Available in five sizes:
7.80" x 7.78" and 6.90" x 6.87" and 5.88" x 5.86" and 4.88" x 4.86" and 3.87" x 3.85"


"May the Spirit of Christmas Bring You Peace" and "May the Gladness of Christmas Give You Hope" are perfect for sprucing up sweatshirts for bright holiday apparel!
     
 
Available in five sizes:
7.70" x 7.80" and 6.81" x 6.90" and 5.86" x 5.94" and 4.85" x 4.91" and 3.81" x 3.86"
  Available in five sizes:
7.62" x 7.80" and 6.74" x 6.90" and 5.86" x 6.00" and 4.85" x 4.96" and 3.77" x 3.86"


"May the Warmth of Christmas Grant You Love" is a heartfelt sentiment anywhere you stitch it. Very festive on reusable gift bags and door hangers!
 
Available in five sizes:
7.62" x 7.80" and 6.74" x 6.90" and 5.86" x 6.01" and 4.85" x 4.97" and 3.77" x 3.86"


Glad Tidings

Stitch season's greetings onto shirt fronts, pillow shams, tree skirts, and more! Classic phrases from beloved Christmas songs combine with holiday sentiments for a wonderful blend of seasonal spirit.
 
Available in four sizes:
11.00" x 6.30" and 9.41" x 5.39" and 7.80" x 4.47" and 6.88" x 3.94"


Smooth satin stitches make this word design a natural fit for towels and table linens. A mix of letter types adds a lot of appeal to an already graceful design.
 
Available in four sizes:
11.00" x 5.94" and 9.41" x 5.08" and 7.80" x 4.21" and 6.86" x 3.71"


Make a joyful noise by stitching lyrics from "Silent Night" onto your holiday projects!
 
Available in four sizes:
11.00" x 6.63" and 9.41" x 5.67" and 7.80" x 4.70" and 6.88" x 4.15"


In-the Hoop Ornaments

In-the-hoop ornaments make classic additions to Christmas wreaths as well as the tree. Coordinating design repeat the ornament's theme on linen napkins and stockings. Click here to see how simple it is to make these ornaments -- completely in the hoop!

A dove spreads his wings above the words "Peace on Earth" in a beautifully serene design.
     
 
Available in one size:
3.51" x 3.51"
  Available in one size:
2.45" x 2.43"


Celebrate the "Miracle" of Christmas with this bright design!
     
 
Available in one size:
3.51" x 3.51"
  Available in one size:
2.47" x 2.48"


Bells ring out a joyful "Alleluia" tune. Add the ornament to a package, and tuck the coordinating design onto napkin corners.
     
 
Available in one size:
3.51" x 3.51"
  Available in one size:
2.53" x 2.47"


Share your "Love" this holiday season with a simple yet stylish ornament and matching design. See the project instructions to make this festive in-the-hoop ornament!
     
 
Available in one size:
3.51" x 3.51"
  Available in one size:
2.52" x 2.49"


Create fresh holiday decorations with a pretty "Believe" ornament and coordinating design.
     
 
Available in one size:
3.51" x 3.51"
  Available in one size:
2.45" x 2.46"


Filigree swirls around the words "Glory to God" in a small but powerful design.
     
 
Available in one size:
3.51" x 3.51"
  Available in one size:
2.45" x 2.45"


Ring in merry and bright holiday decor with this joyful design! Add the small design to hand towels, then pair with an in-the-hoop ornament for a fa-la-la fabulous gift set!
     
 
Available in one size:
3.51" x 3.51"
  Available in one size:
2.47" x 2.45"


Whip up a batch of in-the-hoop Christmas ornaments to give as gifts. They're fashionable -- and fast! Instructions for making the ornament can be found right here.
     
 
Available in one size:
3.51" x 3.51"
  Available in one size:
2.50" x 2.47"


An ornament and stocking will make a very special gift package with these meaningful designs.
     
 
Available in one size:
3.51" x 3.51"
  Available in one size:
2.45" x 2.45"


Stitch some hope with this sweet design! An elegant addition to the Christmas tree, and to table linens, too.
     
 
Available in one size:
3.51" x 3.51"
  Available in one size:
2.47" x 2.47"


Traditional holly decorates this graceful "Noel" design. Click here to see how to make these ornaments -- completely in the hoop!
     
 
Available in one size:
3.51" x 3.51"
  Available in one size:
2.47" x 2.43"


Create a Christmas classic with this excellent pair! Trimming the tree and embellishing dining decor, these design add a handsome holiday look.
     
 
Available in one size:
3.51" x 3.51"
  Available in one size:
2.45" x 2.44"


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."

Marlene loved the Happy Christmas and Merry Christmas wreath designs and requested something similar with the words "Blessings at Christmas." It was such a great idea, we did a "Blessings at Christmas" version of the Happy Christmas and Merry Christmas swags, too! Let bright poinsettias bloom on table toppers, wall hangings, pillow covers, and more. And may you and your family enjoy all the blessings of Christmas! Thank you, Marlene, for this festive design request.
     
 
Available in five sizes:
7.79" x 7.71" and 6.88" x 6.82" and 5.92" x 5.86" and 4.88" x 4.83" and 3.85" x 3.82"
  Available in four sizes:
11.19" x 6.89" and 9.40" x 5.78" and 7.80" x 4.80" and 6.87" x 4.23"

 
Available in four sizes:
11.77" x 6.54" and 9.38" x 5.29" and 7.83" x 4.39" and 6.83" x 3.79"


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