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Christmas in a Stitch

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Christmas is almost upon us -- less than a week away! This week's new designs are perfect for fast  last-minute decor, apparel, and gifts.

Traditional holiday motifs are merry and bright in quick-stitching multi-color Redwork. Add to tea towels, aprons, potholders, shirts, and other lightweight items for beautiful holiday gifts.

"Santa Claus is Coming to Town" and "Walking in a Winter Wonderland" lyrics are delightful in airy Redwork samplers. You'll also find stylish spins on traditional Christmas trees, gorgeous vintage-style ornament medleys, and elegant and fresh snowflakes.

All of this, plus new rustic Northwoods in-the-hoop ornaments, adds up to a recipe for happy holiday quick-stitching!

Scroll down the page to see all the new Christmas in a Stitch designs!

Free project instructions

A teapot-shaped mug rug is a delightful -- and useful -- addition to home decor. Click here for free project instructions!

 


Happy Holidays (Redwork)

Combine traditional Christmas designs with the classic embroidery style of Redwork, and you get embellishments that are oh-so-merry and bright! Open and airy multi-color Redwork designs are festive and perfect for quick-stitching holiday gifts. Lightweight towels, aprons, table linens, shirts, and more will be fabulous with Happy Holidays Redwork.

The presents are wrapped and laid under the Christmas tree with care, and a poinsettia bouquet blooms with holiday cheer.
     
A Redwork Christmas tree machine embroidery design.   A poinsettia bouquet in a Redwork machine embroidery design.
Available in three sizes:
5.85"X9.13" and 4.39"X6.85" and 2.47"X3.85"
  Available in three sizes:
5.85"X6.97" and 4.83"X5.76" and 3.23"X3.85"


A vintage-style Christmas ornament and a classic stocking stitched with joy will be classic additions to all kinds of holiday projects.
     
 A Redwork Christmas ornament machine embroidery design.    A Redwork Christmas stocking machine embroidery design.
Available in three sizes:
5.51"X9.40" and 4.01"X6.85" and 2.26"X3.85"
  Available in three sizes:
5.49"X9.40" and 4.01"X6.85" and 2.25"X3.84"


Ring in Christmas with a fast-stitching bell and ribbon, and light up projects with a graceful Noel candle. Very nice on tea towels and flour sack towels for fast yet elegant gifts!
     
 Christmas bells and bow Redwork machine embroidery design.    A Noel candle and holly machine embroidery design.
Available in three sizes:
5.85"X8.04" and 4.81"X6.61" and 2.80"X3.85"
  Available in three sizes:
5.85"X9.03" and 4.46"X6.89" and 2.49"X3.85"


Curling ribbon and a flowing bow add cheer to these designs. Perfect on holiday potholders, coasters, and aprons.
     
A Redwork Christmas gift and ribbon machine embroidery design.    Holly wrapped in ribbon machine embroidery Redwork design.
Available in three sizes:
5.85"X6.38" and 4.85"X5.29" and 3.53"X3.85"
  Available in three sizes:
5.85"X8.50" and 4.74"X6.88" and 2.65"X3.85"


A Christmas wreath and a cup of hot cocoa will warm up lots of holiday items!
     
 A Redwork Christmas wreath machine embroidery design.   A Christmas decorated mug of hot cocoa in Redwork.
Available in three sizes:
5.85"X7.01" and 4.83"X5.79" and 3.21"X3.85"
  Available in three sizes:
5.85"X8.12" and 4.83"X6.71" and 2.77"X3.85"


Candy canes and mint candies decorate this jolly teapot, and a classic snowflake is graceful and elegant.
     
A festive Christmas Redwork teapot.   A Redwork snowflake machine embroidery design.
Available in three sizes:
5.85"X8.15" and 4.83"X6.72" and 2.76"X3.85"
  Available in three sizes:
5.85"X6.63" and 4.86"X5.51" and 3.40"X3.85"


Happy Holidays (Redwork) Design Packs

Happy Holidays (Redwork) designs are just the ticket for fast-stitching holiday decor, apparel, and gifts. Add to potholders, napkins, low nap towels, shirts, wall hangings, and more for light and lovely Christmas embellishments!
 

Happy Holidays (Redwork) Design Packs

Order the designs individually by clicking the links above, or get the pack with all 12 designs, priced at only $19.97! Three 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 3 sizes:

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



Christmas Carols (Redwork)

Carols fill the air as we count down the days to Christmas. Samplers with lyrics from classic songs are fun to stitch onto pillow shams, towels, wall hangings, framed embroidery art, and more. Let your embroidery machine stitch a merry tune with these light and bright designs!

"Santa Claus is Coming to Town" is a Christmas classic. Kids will especially love this design!
 
Santa Claus is Coming to Town lyrics Redwork machine embroidery design.
Available in three sizes:
7.80"X7.80" and 5.85"X5.85" and 4.83"X4.83"


The classic song "Walking in a Winter Wonderland" brings to mind happy holidays of the past, as well as joyous Christmas seasons to come. Stitch a beautiful sight with cheerful lyrics in a delicate Redwork sampler.
 
Walking in a Winter Wonderdland lyrics Redwork machine embroidery design.
Available in three sizes:
7.80"X7.78" and 5.87"X5.85" and 4.87"X4.85"


O Christmas Tree

Christmas trees are a top decorating holiday trend, as well as an enduring symbol of the season. The wide variety of designs below offer something for everyone!

Filigree trees bright with berries wish you and yours a "Merry Christmas" and a "Happy Christmas" in elegant designs for towels, table runners, napkins, pillow shams, wall hangings, and more!
     
A filigree Christmas tree with the words "Merry Christmas" machine embroidery design.   A filigree Christmas tree with the words "Happy Christmas" machine embroidery design.
Available in three sizes:
5.86"X8.55" and 4.72"X6.88" and 2.65"X3.86"
  Available in three sizes:
5.86"X8.55" and 4.72"X6.88" and 2.65"X3.86"


On the left, a Christmas tree in a wrought-iron style is decorated with snowflakes, birds, and the word "Noel" in old-fashioned script. On the right, a fleur de lis is the perfect shape to give this graceful tree a touch of continental flair.
     
A wrought-iron style Christmas tree with the word "Noel" machine embroidery design.   A Christmas tree with the shape of a fleur de lis.
Available in three sizes:
5.86"X7.11" and 4.82"X5.85" and 3.18"X3.86"
  Available in three sizes:
5.86"X7.77" and 4.86"X6.44" and 2.92"X3.86"


Add a flourish to holiday projects with these swirling trees! A fresh take on the classic Christmas tree shape is beautiful on shirts, stockings, mini-quilts, and more.
     
A whirling Christmas tree with curls and swirls.   A fancy flourish Christmas tree.
Available in three sizes:
5.86"X7.28" and 4.86"X6.04" and 3.11"X3.86"
  Available in three sizes:
5.86"X7.34" and 4.86"X6.09" and 3.09"X3.86"


Exclaim your "Joy to the World" with this exquisite tree!
 
A Christmas tree with the words "Joy to the World."
Available in three sizes:
5.85"X6.45" and 4.85"X5.35" and 3.49"X3.85"


O Christmas Tree Design Packs

Christmas trees come in one shape but lots of gorgeous styles in the O Christmas Tree Design Pack. Unique and lovely trees make fabulous home decor items and gifts!
 

O Christmas Tree Design Packs

Order the designs individually by clicking the links above, or get the pack with all 7 designs, priced at only $10.97! Three 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 3 sizes:

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



Fanciful Flair Ornaments

Give your Christmas projects a traditional yet contemporary look with vintage-style ornament medleys. A blend of stitch types makes these designs look like they were stitched by hand. Gorgeous on tablecloths, napkins, towels, and more!
 
A vintage Christmas ornament medley machine embroidery design.
Available in three sizes:
7.78"X7.10" and 6.42"X5.88" and 5.33"X4.87"


Run a beautifully balanced poinsettia and ornament border along shirt fronts, placemats, both ends of a table runner, and more. Also charming on holiday gift bags!
 
A vintage Christmas ornament border machine embroidery design.
Available in four sizes:
9.36"X4.69" and 7.81"X3.91" and 6.00"X3.16" and 3.86"X1.96"


Corners and accessories are wonderful for sprucing up linen napkins, potholders, towels, and lots more. See Kenny's tips in Classic and Creative Corners!
     
A vintage Christmas ornament corner machine embroidery design.   A vintage Christmas ornament accessory machine embroidery design.
Available in three sizes:
5.86"X5.83" and 4.89"X4.87" and 3.88"X3.85"
  Available in one size:
2.36"X3.81"


Fanciful Flair Ornaments Design Packs

Deck the halls with classic and character-filled Fanciful Flair Ornaments designs. Buy the design pack for the best price, and coordinate holiday projects with flair to spare!
 

Fanciful Flair Ornaments Design Packs

The XL and medium size packs contain 8 designs, priced at only $12.97! The large pack contains 7 designs, priced at only $11.97! The small size pack contains 6 designs, priced at only $9.97! Four 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 4 sizes:

**XL - Designs smaller than 7.9"x10"
**Lg - Designs smaller than 7.9"x7.9"
**Md - Designs smaller than 6"x10"
**Sm - Designs smaller than 5"x7"



Fanciful Frost Snowflakes

Fanciful Frost Snowflakes are icy blue beauties just waiting to land on your next project. Fancy and fresh for Christmas, and also pretty for the winter season, too. Towels, stockings, tree skirts, shirts -- all are natural places for these delicate wonders!
 
A vintage style quick-stitch snowflake medley machine embroidery design.
Available in three sizes:
7.79"X7.18" and 6.34"X5.85" and 5.26"X4.86"


Christmas will come and go, and these graceful snowflakes will continue to bring elegant charm to your home decor all winter long.
 
A vintage style quick-stitch snowflake border machine embroidery design.
Available in four sizes:
9.39"X4.78" and 7.77"X3.96" and 5.98"X3.05" and 3.86"X2.00"


Stitch a corner or accessory snowflake design onto tea towels, flour sack towels, and potholders for fast and elegant holiday gifts.
     
A vintage style quick-stitch snowflake corner machine embroidery design.   A vintage style quick-stitch snowflake.
Available in three sizes:
5.86"X5.87" and 4.85"X4.86" and 3.88"X3.89"
  Available in one size:
3.36"X3.83"


Fanciful Frost Snowflakes Design Packs

Stitch up a storm of style with Fanciful Frost Snowflake Design Packs!
 

Fanciful Frost Snowflakes Design Packs

The XL and medium size packs contain 8 designs, priced at only $12.97! The large pack contains 7 designs, priced at only $11.97! The small size pack contains 6 designs, priced at only $9.97! Four 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 4 sizes:

**XL - Designs smaller than 7.9"x10"
**Lg - Designs smaller than 7.9"x7.9"
**Md - Designs smaller than 6"x10"
**Sm - Designs smaller than 5"x7"



Northwoods Ornaments (In-the-Hoop)

Bring a bit of the Northwoods to your home for the holidays with rustic and rugged in-the-hoop ornaments. They're quick to stitch and sure to become instant Christmas classics. Click here for project instructions to make these striking ornaments, completely in the hoop!

A moose strides proudly in an ornament and coordinating design. Ideal for outdoors lovers! Pair an ornament with a towel, handkerchief, or shirt for a handsome homemade gift.
   
A Northwoods moose in-the-hoop Christmas ornament.  
Available in one size:
3.76"X3.76"
  Available in one size:
2.68"X2.68"


A deer strikes a stately pose. Stitch the freestanding design onto a shirt, and attach the ornament to the package as a gift tag.
     
A Northwoods deer in-the-hoop Christmas ornament.  
Available in one size:
3.76"X3.76"
  Available in one size:
2.18"X2.79"


A powerful bear tests the air as he heads toward a season of hibernation.
     
A Northwoods bear in-the-hoop Christmas ornament.  
Available in one size:
3.76"X3.76"
  Available in one size:
2.90"X2.09"


Create a beautiful Northwoods Christmas with a fox alertly walking through the forest. Click here to learn how to make these fast in-the-hoop ornaments!
     
A Northwoods fox in-the-hoop Christmas ornament.  
Available in one size:
3.76"X3.76"
  Available in one size:
2.53"X2.71"


A squirrel stocks up for winter in a sweet design for the Christmas tree and other projects.
     
A Northwoods squirrel in-the-hoop Christmas ornament.  
Available in one size:
3.76"X3.76"
  Available in one size:
2.82"X2.47"


A fir tree is fresh and beautiful. Stitch the ornament and attach to a gift!
     
A Northwoods tree in-the-hoop Christmas ornament.  
Available in one size:
3.76"X3.76"
  Available in one size:
2.43"X3.17"


Pine cones bring to mind snow-covered evergreens and chilly winter nights.
     
A Northwoods pine cone in-the-hoop Christmas ornament.  
Available in one size:
3.76"X3.76"
  Available in one size:
2.29"X2.85"


A pair of mushrooms are earthy reminders of the forest's bounty.
     
A Northwoods mushroom pair in-the-hoop Christmas ornament.  
Available in one size:
3.76"X3.76"
  Available in one size:
2.98"X2.91"


Do you have someone on your list who loves to cook? Stitch a fast and fresh in-the-hoop mushroom ornament and coordinating towel for a lovely gift set.
     
A Northwoods mushroom in-the-hoop Christmas ornament.  
Available in one size:
3.76"X3.76"
  Available in one size:
2.65"X2.86"


Northwoods Ornaments (In-the-Hoop) Design Pack

Celebrate Christmas Northwoods-style with attractive and charming in-the-hoop ornaments, and coordinating designs. Get the design pack for the best price, and to create a whole forest of enchanting flora and fauna!
 

Northwoods Ornaments (In-the-Hoop) Design Pack

Order the designs individually by clicking the links above, or get the pack with all 18 designs, priced at only $26.97! One size is 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 1 size:

**Designs smaller than 4"x4"



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