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Cozy, Country Christmas
Cozy, Country Christmas

NEW THIS WEEK - November 26th, 2014


New machine embroidery designs add a cozy, classic look to your home for the holidays.

Sweet Christmas sentiments are paired with classic elements, such as wreaths, cardinals, and ornaments. Energetic little birds decorate their homes with lights and bulbs. And, gift tags (made right in the hoop!) let you add an extra-special touch to your gifts.

Bring a classic, traditional and heart-warming look to your home with these new designs!
 



Homespun Charm


Heartfelt sayings add homespun charm to holiday pillow covers, wall hangings, and tree skirts. Fill your home with classic seasonal imagery and these warm Christmas sentiments.

     
   
Available in four sizes:
7.81" x 6.83" and 6.71" x 5.87"
5.58" x 4.88" and 3.86" x 3.38"
  Available in five sizes:
7.71" x 7.82" and 6.91" x 7.01"
5.86" x 5.94" and 4.86" x 4.93"
3.81" x 3.86"


Ring in the season with sweet Christmas sayings! Stitch these holiday sentiments onto towels, shirts, and table linens. They'll add a holly-jolly feeling to your gifts and home decor!
     
 
Available in five sizes:
7.82" x 7.83" and 6.92" x 6.93"
5.87" x 5.88" and 4.87" x 4.88"
3.87" x 3.92"
  Available in five sizes:
7.59" x 7.83" and 6.93" x 7.15"
5.88" x 6.06" and 4.86" x 5.01"
3.76" x 3.87"


Country Christmas Birdhouses
 

Decorate your home this holiday with bright colors, stylish designs, and the sweetest Christmas birds you ever did see! They decorate their homes for the holidays, and will bring their sense of style to your projects as well.

     
 
Available in three sizes:
5.46" x 9.38" and 3.98" x 6.84" and 2.26" x 3.88"
  Available in three sizes:
5.81" x 8.36" and 4.74" x 6.82" and 2.72" x 3.88"


These blissful birds are
spreading holiday cheer by decorating their homes. They carry ornaments and lights to add color and charm. Add them to stockings, placemats, and bath towels for a festive touch.
     
 
Available in three sizes:
5.81" x 8.33" and 4.74" x 6.80" and 2.70" x 3.88"
  Available in three sizes:
5.85" x 7.52" and 4.83" x 6.22" and 2.99" x 3.86"


Make your home feel warm and cozy with these birdhouse designs. Decked with holly, candy canes, and stockings they're a perfect pick for wall hangings and holiday quilts.
     
 
Available in three sizes:
5.83" x 7.28" and 4.83" x 6.03" and 3.10" x 3.87"
  Available in three sizes:
5.85" x 6.78" and 4.84" x 5.61" and 3.33" x 3.86"


Country Christmas Birdhouses Design Packs
 

These charming Christmas birdhouses are ready to deck the halls for the holidays! They're sure to bring festive color and charm to your gifts and home decor.

Order them individually by clicking the links above, or buy all six in a pack. The pack is priced at only $9.97!
 


The pack is available in 3 sizes:

**Lg - Designs smaller than 6" x 10"
**Md - Designs smaller than 5" x 7"
**Sm - Designs smaller than 4" x 4" 



Christmas Watering Cans
 

Add a lively look to Christmas aprons, tea towels, and table runners, with these delightful watering cans filled with bright and cheerful flowers.
     
 
Available in three sizes:
5.51" x 7.80" and 4.83" x 6.84" and 2.75" x 3.88"
  Available in three sizes:
5.88" x 7.78" and 4.81" x 6.36" and 2.93" x 3.88"


Grow holiday cheer this Christmas with dainty country flowers blooming from festive watering cans. Hearts, ornaments, stars, and candy canes add an extra festive touch to these designs.

     
 
Available in three sizes:
5.82" x 6.70" and 4.82" x 5.55" and 3.37" x 3.88"
  Available in three sizes:
5.89" x 7.71" and 4.83" x 6.32" and 2.96" x 3.88"


Quick-Stitching Christmas Redwork
 

Redwork designs are fast and fun additions to smooth fabric, like tea towels and quilter's cotton. This design features the opening line from the poem A Visit from St. Nicholas.

 
Available in four sizes:
7.33" x 7.80" and 6.90" x 7.34" and 5.85" x 6.22" and 4.85" x 5.16"


Santa and his reindeer fly away, wishing everyone a Merry Christmas! For those in Europe or Australia, a Happy Christmas version is available as well. Add this light and lively design to tea towels, placemats, and wall hangings.  

     
 
Available in four sizes:
7.46" x 7.80" and 6.90" x 7.21"
5.85" x 6.11" and 4.85" x 5.06"
  Available in four sizes:
7.40" x 7.80" and 6.90" x 7.27"
5.85" x 6.16" and 4.85" x 5.10"


Santa stands between two trees, wishing everyone the merriest of days. This quick-stitching design brings festive flair to quilt blocks and tea towels.
     
 
Available in four sizes:
7.34" x 7.80" and 6.90" x 7.34"
5.85" x 6.22" and 4.85" x 5.16"
  Available in four sizes:
7.34" x 7.80" and 6.90" x 7.34"
5.85" x 6.22" and 4.85" x 5.16"


This design features a reindeer with the names of Santa's team. It's a sweet addition to your Christmas decor! The two designs are slightly different. The one on the left is from the song "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer." It names nine reindeer, including Rudolph. The one on the right names eight reindeer, and is from the poem A Visit from St. Nicholas.

     
 
Available in three sizes:
6.59" x 7.80" and 5.85" x 6.92" and 4.85" x 5.73"
  Available in three sizes:
6.90" x 7.40" and 5.85" x 6.27" and 4.85" x 5.20"


Country Claus and Company
 

Santa and his sleigh brings Christmas magic to your holiday gifts and decor. Stitch these classic designs onto stockings, tree skirts, towels, and table linens.
     
 
Available in two sizes:
4.09" x 4.85" and 3.23" x 3.82"
  Available in two sizes:
4.90" x 4.85" and 3.86" x 3.82"


Let your imagination fly high with Santa's favorite reindeer. Rudolph's shiny red nose is ready to guide Santa's sleigh with Dasher close behind.

     
 
Available in two sizes:
4.73" x 4.83" and 3.71" x 3.81"
  Available in two sizes:
4.95" x 4.81" and 3.85" x 3.79"


Dancer and Prancer leap onto your projects, and add a merry and bright look to holiday decor. These designs are charming embellishments for stockings, holiday fashions, and tree skirts.

     
 
Available in two sizes:
4.23" x 4.85" and 3.33" x 3.82"
  Available in two sizes:
4.41" x 4.82" and 3.48" x 3.80"


Make your holiday festive and fun with Vixen and Comet. Add a dash of Christmas cheer to quilts and pillow shams with these designs.

     
 
Available in two sizes:
4.37" x 4.86" and 3.43" x 3.82"
  Available in two sizes:
4.86" x 4.82" and 3.85" x 3.80"


Pair Cupid and Blitzen with other members of Santa's team and add them to tablecloths, mantle runners, and the borders of quilts.

     
 
Available in two sizes:
4.78" x 4.85" and 3.77" x 3.82"
  Available in two sizes:
5.02" x 4.76" and 3.93" x 3.75"


The 7th member of Santa's team has two names. Donner is from the song "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer," and Donder is from the poem A Visit from St. Nicholas. Both are available to suit your project needs. You can read more about Donner vs. Donder in this article here.
     
 
Available in two sizes:
4.84" x 4.81" and 3.81" x 3.79"
  Available in two sizes:
4.84" x 4.81" and 3.80" x 3.79"

Country Claus and Company Design Packs


Country Claus and Company Design Packs


Shout out with glee this holiday season, and stitch these charming designs onto your gifts and home decor. Add Christmas magic to tablecloths, mantle runners, and the borders of quilts with Santa, his sleigh, and team of reindeer.

Order them individually by clicking the links above, or buy all the designs in a pack. It's priced at only $19.97!
 


The pack is available in 2 sizes:

**Lg - Designs smaller than 5" x 7"
**Sm - Designs smaller than 4" x 4"



Saltbox Santa's Village
 

Before the days of machine embroidery, saltbox-style houses were used in hand-appliqued quilts. We use this style today to celebrate the primitive and country art form, and to bring a cozy look to home decor.

These designs feature Santa's village, imagined in a saltbox style. Cozy houses are decorated with lights, and wreaths. We imagine that Santa and Mrs. Claus live in the one on the left. And, right next door is where Santa keeps his sleigh, packed with presents and ready to bring holiday cheer.
     
 
Available in two sizes:
6.85" x 4.42" and 3.85" x 2.48"
  Available in two sizes:
6.82" x 4.05" and 3.86" x 2.30"


Other buildings in the town include a toy shop, and a stocking shop. Elves have been hard at work making toys and filling stockings for good little girls and boys.
     
 
Available in two sizes:
6.88" x 4.36" and 3.85" x 2.45"
  Available in two sizes:
6.83" x 4.71" and 3.85" x 2.66"


As you stroll around Santa's village you'll also find the reindeer's stable and a wreath shop. Stitch these charming houses to build a lovely Christmas scene.
     
 
Available in two sizes:
6.84" x 4.12" and 3.90" x 2.35"
  Available in two sizes:
6.84" x 4.26" and 3.85" x 2.41"


Santa's hometown also includes a candy shop, and a hot cocoa shop. The reindeer love hot cocoa, and visit that shop often.
     
 
Available in two sizes:
6.86" x 4.38" and 3.86" x 2.47"
  Available in two sizes:
5.72" x 4.83" and 3.85" x 3.25"


A saltbox house decorated with lights is bright and merry on stockings, pillows, and tree skirts. And, country-style snowmen outside a bow shop are charming on towels and table linens.
     
 
Available in two sizes:
6.87" x 4.45" and 3.86" x 2.56"
  Available in two sizes:
6.85" x 4.75" and 3.85" x 2.81"


Santa's village has a bakery, with a delicious gingerbread man outside the door. And, plant the poinsettia greenhouse on pillows and stockings for a colorful touch.
     
 
Available in two sizes:
6.85" x 4.69" and 3.90" x 2.73"
  Available in two sizes:
6.85" x 4.43" and 3.88" x 2.50"

Saltbox Santa


Saltbox Santa's Village Design Packs


Build a classic, country-style Christmas town with these designs! Add them to stockings, tree skirts, pillow covers, and towels - they'll add a cheerful spirit to your projects!

Order them individually by clicking the links above, or buy all twelve in a pack. The pack is priced at only $19.97!
 


The pack is available in 2 sizes:

**Lg - Designs smaller than 5" x 7"
**Sm - Designs smaller than 4" x 4"



Cozy Christmas Gift Tags (In-the-Hoop)
 

Add an extra-special touch to your Christmas gifts with tags, made right in the hoop. They make excellent ornaments, too! Your friends and family can take the tags off the packages, and hang them right on the tree.

Light and delicate stitches bring that cozy, country feeling to the tags. If you're new to making in-the-hoop gift tags, the project instructions are right here.
     
   
Available in two sizes:
3.35" x 4.75" and 2.73" x 3.86"
  Available in two sizes:
3.49" x 4.76" and 2.83" x 3.86"


The elements on the gift bags are light and open, reminiscent of that classic country, Americana style. Words like "Believe" and "Ho Ho Ho" add holiday charm on these gift tags and ornaments.
     
   
Available in two sizes:
3.11" x 4.75" and 2.53" x 3.86"
  Available in two sizes:
3.42" x 4.75" and 2.78" x 3.86"


This country snowman (with a star on his tummy) wants more snow! Stitch him on the ornament, and he'll double as a tree ornament, too. On the right, a Christmas tree holds a star, and the word 'Peace.'

     
   
Available in two sizes:
3.42" x 4.75" and 2.78" x 3.86"
  Available in two sizes:
3.35" x 4.75" and 2.73" x 3.86"


Stitch love and joy with a creative spirit! These gift tags are made right in the hoop, with a fabric back and a light border. They are adorable accents to gift bags and boxes.
     
   
Available in two sizes:
3.22" x 4.78" and 2.60" x 3.86"
  Available in two sizes:
3.23" x 4.76" and 2.64" x 3.89"


A classic ornament is paired with a pine bough, berries, and the word 'Hope.' Project instructions for making gift tags in the hoop can be found right here.

 
Available in two sizes:
3.11" x 4.75" and 2.53" x 3.86"


The elements from the gift tags are also available. These light designs have few stitches, few color changes, and open areas. They're fast additions to kitchen towels, quilt blocks, and gift bags.
     
     
Available in two sizes:
2.96" x 3.85" and 2.13" x 2.77"
  Available in two sizes:
3.22" x 3.85" and 2.04" x 2.43"


Tuck these light and breezy designs onto tea towels, placemats, and linen napkins! They're quick to stitch, and will dress up your table linens in a flash.
     
     
Available in two sizes:
2.88" x 3.85" and 1.89" x 2.52"
  Available in two sizes:
2.55" x 3.86" and 1.59" x 2.37"


Snowmen and stars are sweet on linen placemats and table runners, and napkins, too. Add to pockets of aprons and gift bags for a festive touch.
     
 
Available in two sizes:
2.47" x 3.86" and 1.67" x 2.61"
  Available in two sizes:
2.79" x 3.85" and 1.98" x 2.73"


An ornament is paired with the word 'Love,' and a sprig of holly is accompanied by the word 'Joy.' These designs are quick to stitch on table linens and scarves. And, they're beautiful additions to Pashmina shawls, too.
     
   
Available in two sizes:
2.84" x 3.86" and 1.96" x 2.66"
  Available in two sizes:
3.11" x 3.86" and 1.99" x 2.47"


An ornament is accompanied by the word 'Hope.' Add Christmas charm to dishtowels with this design, and others shown above!
 
Available in two sizes:
2.82" x 3.85" and 1.89" x 2.58"

Cozy Christmas Gift Tags (In-the-Hoop) Design Packs


Cozy Christmas Gift Tags Design Packs


Add a crafty and personal touch to your gifts with these designs! Recipients can take them off the gift, and put them right on the tree.

The 9 gift tags - with coordinating designs - are available in a pack! It's priced at $19.97:


The pack is available in 2 sizes:

**Lg - Designs smaller than 5" x 7"
**Sm - Designs smaller than 4" x 4"



Chanukah Gift Tags (In-the-Hoop)
 

Chanukah begins on December 16th, and these in-the-hoop gift tags are a crafty and creative way to mark your gifts. "Happy Hanukkah" is on a tag in the shape of a dreidel - the design from the tag is also available for individual use.
     
 
Available in two sizes:
2.91" x 4.75" and 2.36" x 3.86"
  Available in two sizes:
2.80" x 3.86" and 1.94" x 2.68"


A "Chanukah" version is available as well! The gift tags are made right in the hoop with a fabric back and sleek border. You can see an example of how the tags are made in this tutorial here.
     
 
Available in two sizes:
2.91" x 4.75" and 2.36" x 3.86"
  Available in two sizes:
2.69" x 3.86" and 1.87" x 2.68"


A menorah is paired with the phrase "Love & Light." Most Hanukkah menorahs have nine branches, with the shamash (servant candle) at a different height than the others.
     
 
Available in two sizes:
2.93" x 4.75" and 2.38" x 3.86"
  Available in two sizes:
2.08" x 3.85" and 1.74" x 3.22"


Hanukkah is also known as the "festival of lights," and as each candle is lit, we remember the history, miracles, and wonders. This gift tag features the text along with a fully-lit menorah. The gift tag is shown on the left; the right features the design from the gift tag - beautiful on tea towels and linen napkins!
     
 
Available in two sizes:
3.15" x 4.76" and 2.57" x 3.86"
  Available in two sizes:
2.75" x 3.86" and 1.96" x 2.74"


Jelly doughnuts (sufganiyot) are a traditional treat during Hanukkah. They're deep fried, filled with jelly or custard, and dusted with powdered sugar.

A collage of these delicious creations is shown below, paired with Happy Hanukkah (or, if you prefer, Chanukah) text. Add to tea towels and placemats, and bring a flavorful look to your Hanukkah celebrations!
     
 
Available in three sizes:
6.90" x 8.81" and 5.86" x 7.44" and 4.86" x 5.73"
  Available in three sizes:
6.90" x 8.43" and 5.85" x 7.42" and 4.74" x 5.92"


The doughnuts and the text from the above medley have been separated from the larger medley. Add them to napkins, gift bags, and towels!

     
 
Available in two sizes:
5.74" x 2.30" and 3.90" x 1.44"
  Available in two sizes:
5.59" x 2.25" and 3.90" x 1.57"

 

     
 
Available in two sizes:
2.85" x 2.46" and 1.88" x 1.63"
  Available in two sizes:
2.70" x 2.51" and 1.79" x 1.66"

 
     
 
Available in two sizes:
2.42" x 1.98" and 1.60" x 1.31"
  Available in two sizes:
2.80" x 2.53" and 1.85" x 1.68"

 
 
 
Available in two sizes:
2.82" x 2.32" and 1.86" x 1.54"


Request of the Week: Glaedelig Jul Saltbox House
 

The Christmas Around the World designs feature saltbox houses dressed up for the holiday, and paired with "Merry Christmas" in different languages. You can see them here.

Lotte from Denmark wrote to request a Danish version, and we are happy to oblige! We're looking forward to seeing what you make with the design, Lotte!

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

Available in two sizes:
5.06" x 4.85" and 3.86" x 3.70"



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