NEW THIS WEEK - December 21, 2005:
Days of the
Week, Months of the Year
Flowers have the power to brighten up the darkest winter days. And,
when that lazy, late-rising sun finally glints off the rosy blooms of an azalea
or amaryllis on the window sill, the sight is enough to invigorate one's entire
While some flowering plants grow food that we can eat, many, it
seems, were simply meant to nourish our souls. The blooms, showy or delicate,
have such powerful effects on emotional well-being that people all over the
world laboriously tend their own gardens, regularly visit the flower stalls for
fresh-cut blooms, or delve deeply into the science of coaxing their houseplants
No matter the season or climate, this is the garden you've been
waiting for -- sure-fire flower power that won't wither away. This week's new
designs feature floral sprays -- one for every month -- ready to brighten your
kitchen and bath all year long. Pretty new floral door hangers will welcome
guests to your home or office every season of the year.
Enliven the kitchen effortlessly with popular fruit designs in toile
embroidery. Quick-stitch, one-color toile designs are perfect for dishtowels,
and there's a design for each day of the week!
Perhaps the only thing more entrancing than a flower blossom is a
baby's smile. And new veggie characters for daily bibs are designed to give us
all a giggle. With the promise of many new babies to sew for in the upcoming
year, new bib designs are here just in time.
Indulge in the restorative power of flowers and more of your favorite
hobby. Enjoy the new designs this week and throughout the coming year.
Toile of the Day
Modeled after the classic French Toile du Jouy, these
designs have only one color. Light and breezy, toile designs are quick to sew
and wonderful for lighter fabrics -- perfect for kitchen dish towels,
potholders, quilt squares. Simple to sew, but beautifully complex, their
variable stitch density, plus the use of negative space, gives an effect of
extraordinary depth and dimension. Sew up a towel for each day or label
everything in your kitchen for your favorite day of the week.
Veggies for Baby's Bibs
One gift parents can never have enough of are bibs. As soon as Baby starts
solid foods, look out -- it's gooey bananas in his hair, peaches between her
fingers, and dribbles down their chins. These cute little characters for daily
bibs are designed for giggling at the humorous side of the spoon.
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to see designs released in previous weeks!