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Snowy Serenade

NEW THIS WEEK - December 23rd, 2009

 

Snowy Serenade

Free Project Instructions!

It's the time of year to be enchanted by the beauty of winter! No matter how cold it gets, warm your heart and your home with sweet and beautiful new designs for all kinds of "cool" creations.

Elegant symmetry is the focus of a lovely new set of decorative, swirling designs -- perfect on classy pillows and table runners. Plus, let a flock of quick-stitching birds of winter in beautiful bluework embroidery land on your tea towels, quilts, and more.

Take inspiration from a bunch of new cozy coffee critters and enjoy a nice hot cup of coffee, tea, or hot chocolate -- whatever suits your fancy. Better yet, make a whole pot and share with a friend! Winter words of whimsy make up the shapes of favorite freezin' icons - snowmen, mittens, penguins, and more. A bedtime tweet is a sweet finish to this snowy serenade.

Scroll down the page and revel in the unique beauty that the chilly season brings.

This reusable fabric coffee cup cozy will insulate your mug -- and dress it up at the same time.
Click here for project instructions!

 

Elegant Symmetry


Bring a sense of balance and harmony to your decor with these beautifully symmetrical designs! You'll see looks like these in stores on pillows, bedding, table runners, and more in the months to come. Create your own version, personalized to your own colors and taste, with these elegant designs! Stitched in just two colors each, they're easy to adapt.

The four winds come together in this supremely symmetrical diamond design. Stitched in blue, it evokes a snowflake, but the four-pointed shape makes it one of a kind.
 

Available in four sizes:
7.80"X7.80" and 5.85"X5.85" and 4.85"X4.85" and 3.85"X3.85"



Blustery shapes whirl in this elegant border. The medium size of this design has been formatted for the Endless Hoop; may also be used in standard hoops.
 

Available in three sizes:
9.41"X2.39" and 6.00"X1.72" and  3.86"X0.98"



Curls in a two-color corner will dazzle on napkins, table runners, pillows, and more.
 

Available in two sizes:
4.85"X4.85" and 3.85"X3.85"



A spiral of swirling shapes make up this delicate diamond-shaped design. Rotational symmetry gives this design its unique, dynamic look -- spin it 90 degrees and you're looking at the same image again. Choose your favorite colors and let this design dazzle on all kinds of decor, from tiny stitching on coasters to grandiose embroidery on pillows.
 

Available in four sizes:
7.81"X7.81" and 5.86"X5.86" and 4.86"X4.86" and 3.86"X3.86"



A fleur de lis accents the center of this delicate swirling design. The medium size of this design has been formatted for the Endless Hoop; may also be used in standard hoops.
 

Available in three sizes:
9.41"X2.43" and 6.00"X1.79" and  3.86"X1.00"



Not quite symmetrical, this corner design will catch the eye on all sorts of creations.
 

Available in two sizes:
4.86"X4.86" and 3.86"X3.86"



With one half a perfect mirror image of the other, this design will really stand out on elegant table runners, bags, and more! Stitch it in colors to suit every season or mood.
 

Available in four sizes:
7.03"X7.80" and 5.86"X6.50" and 4.86"X5.37" and 3.50"X3.85"



Gentle curls form a dazzling border with a diamond in the center. The medium size of this design has been formatted for the Endless Hoop; may also be used in standard hoops.
 

Available in three sizes:
9.41"X2.30" and 6.00"X1.69" and  3.86"X0.98"



Dress up all kinds of corner spaces with this elegant two-color design.
 

Available in two sizes:
4.86"X4.86" and 3.86"X3.86"



A Elegant Symmetry Value Pack

 

Create a world of elegant symmetry with all these beautiful designs! The extra-extra-large, extra-large, large and medium design pack contains 15 designs - priced at only $19.97! The small design pack contains 9 designs - priced at only $14.97! Click on an image or link below to see the designs included in the pack, and add the pack to your basket.

 

All designs smaller than 7.9 x 10 All designs smaller than 7.9 x 7.9 All designs smaller than 6 x 10

 
All designs smaller than 5 x 7   All designs smaller than 4 x 4

Sure, you could buy a fancy pillow in stores, embroidered with ornate accents ... or you could make your own, personalized with your choice of colors and designs! This picture window pillow is a great place to display the elegant symmetry of this dazzling embroidery.

Click here for these free project instructions!


 

 

Birds of Winter (Bluework)


A common and well-loved bird in the northern parts of North America, the chickadee continues to frolic through the cold winter months.
 
Available in three sizes:
7.68"X5.85" and 6.35"X4.85" and 3.85"X2.96"


A large finch that occasionally emerges from northern Canada to visit the United States in winter, the pine grosbeak is known for its tame behavior.
 

Available in three sizes:
7.47"X5.84" and 6.17"X4.84" and 3.85"X3.00"



The hoary redpoll usually lives far north in the Arctic, but pays an occasional winter visit to the northern United States.
 

Available in three sizes:
7.32"X5.85" and 6.05"X4.85" and 3.85"X3.10"



The bohemian waxwing gets its name from its gypsy-like travels, flying in winter to the border between the United States and Canada from the far north.
 
Available in three sizes:
7.21"X5.85" and 5.94"X4.85" and 3.84"X3.15"


Downy woodpeckers can be found throughout most of the United States and Canada, visiting bird feeders with the rest of the neighborhood birds.
 
Available in three sizes:
6.96"X5.85" and 5.76"X4.86" and 3.85"X3.25"


Juncos inhabit the forests of North and Central America, migrating from the far north of Canada to the mountain forests of Mexico and beyond.
 

Available in three sizes:
7.26"X5.85" and 6.00"X4.85" and 3.85"X3.10"



Nuthatches are self-sufficient little birds, finding large nuts and acorns for food, wedging them into tree bark, and then cracking them open with their beaks.
 
Available in three sizes:
7.93"X5.85" and 6.56"X4.86" and 3.85"X2.86"


Unmistakable for their bright red feathers and crested heads, cardinals bring a splash of color to the winter landscape.
 

Available in three sizes:
5.85"X5.85" and 4.85"X4.85" and 3.85"X3.85"



Found throughout eastern and central North America, bluejays are intelligent birds with close-knit families and bold personalities.
 
Available in three sizes:
5.85"X5.85" and 4.85"X4.85" and 3.85"X3.85"


A Birds of Winter (Bluework) Value Pack

 

Stitch a whole flock of winter birds on towels, quilts, and more! The Birds of Winter (Bluework) design packs contain 9 designs - priced at only $12.97! Click on an image or link below to see the designs included in the pack, and add the pack to your basket.

 

All designs smaller than 6 x 10 All designs smaller than 5 x 7 All designs smaller than 4 x 4


 

Cozy Coffee Critters

Warm your heart and put a smile on your face with these playful critters, frolicking in coffee cups! Bundled up against the cold, they know there's nothing like a hot cup of coffee, tea, or hot chocolate to make frigid winter days seam like a treat. They'll be adorable on shirts, polar fleece winter wear, towels, and more -- to bring cheer to your own home or give as midwinter gifts!
 
Owl Bear
 
Available in two sizes:
4.84"X6.01" and 3.82"X3.85"
  Available in two sizes:
4.84"X5.73" and 3.25"X3.86"

Raccoon Snowbird

 

Available in two sizes:
4.85"X5.13" and 3.64"X3.87"

  Available in two sizes:
4.85"X5.53" and 3.39"X3.86"

Skunk Fox

 

Available in two sizes:
4.62"X6.83" and 2.59"X3.86"

  Available in two sizes:
4.44"X6.86" and 2.50"X3.86"

Hedgehog

Available in two sizes:
4.68"X6.84" and 2.63"X3.86"



A Cozy Coffee Critters Value Pack

 

Get all these sweet coffee critters and let them play together on towels, placemats, quilts, and more! The Cozy Coffee Critters design packs contain 7 designs - priced at only $12.97! Click on an image or link below to see the designs included in the pack, and add the pack to your basket.

 

 
All designs smaller than 5 x 7   All designs smaller than 4 x 4

Welcome winter visitors with cozy coasters you've made yourself! These quilted coasters are the perfect place to showcase your favorite little designs -- like these feisty coffee critters! They'll make a wonderful little gift, too.

Click here for these free project instructions!


 

Winter Words of Whimsy


Stitch a shape poem in tribute to winter with these icy cool designs! Their open shape will work on lighter fabrics like long-sleeved tees; picture them on towels or polar fleece outerwear, too! Even the chilliest of days will warm up with these festive seasonal greetings.
 
Let It Snow Snow Queen

 

Available in two sizes:
4.83"X5.48" and 3.39"X3.86"

  Available in two sizes:
4.84"X6.48" and 2.90"X3.86"

Brr ... It's Cold Outside There's a Chill in the Air

 

Available in two sizes:
4.85"X5.75" and 3.26"X3.87"

  Available in two sizes:
5.40"X4.87" and 3.86"X3.48"

Stay Warm Winter Wonderland

 

Available in two sizes:
4.86"X6.45" and 2.92"X3.86"

  Available in two sizes:
5.92"X4.87" and 3.86"X3.18"


A Winter Words of Whimsy Value Pack

 

Speak volumes about the beauty of winter with all these designs! The Winter Words of Whimsy design packs contain 6 designs - priced at only $9.97! Click on an image or link below to see the designs included in the pack, and add the pack to your basket.

 

 
All designs smaller than 5 x 7   All designs smaller than 4 x 4

Stay cozy when you stitch these designs on warm polar fleece outerwear! Scarves, hats, mittens, pullovers, and more go from winter basics to heartwarming creations with the addition of your favorite embroidery designs, such as these whirling winter words. Learn tips and tricks to make your embroidery on this popular fabric look its best.

Click here for video and written instructions for embroidering on polar fleece!


 

 

Say "sweet dreams" to your little birdies with this adorable design! Dressed in pajamas and nightcaps, these birds are just about ready to fall asleep to the sound of a bedtime story. Adorable on wall hangings, blankets, pillows, and more!

 

Available in two sizes:
5.87"X9.04" and 4.44"X6.85"



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