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Crafty Divas

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Crafty divas unite! Stitch a tribute to your crafty year with new designs celebrating crafts of all kinds -- embroidery, quilting, knitting, sewing, crocheting, and lots more.

Proclaim your crafting allegiance by saying it with stitches, in bright designs embellished by needles and thread, and featuring crafty and funny phrases. "Love to" designs let you share your passion for craft with elegance and style.

Cats and dogs get "pawsitively crafty" as they get all wrapped up in their projects, too. Button buddy designs include owls, ladybugs, cherries and more, cute with sewn buttons or buttons you add.

And for the final flourish, we conclude the Crafty Collectibles series for this year with three new fabulous designs, certain to add crafty appeal to any project!




A personalized cup caddy is a great way to hold pens, pencils, scissors, and more! It even has inside pockets for holding pens and pencils. Click here for free cup o' crafty organizer project instructions!


 
Say It with Stitches V

Say it with stitches! The new designs below are a wonderful collection of crafting and sewing phrases, just right for totes, towels, pillows, and wall hangings for the sewing room. For more cute and crafty fun, see our earlier Say It with Stitches design collections.

Crown yourself a crafty diva! With buttons, thread, and scissors forming the jewels in this crown, everyone will know you represent artistic royalty.
 
Crafty diva sewing crown machine embroidery design.
Available in three sizes:
9.40"X4.98" and 6.83"X3.61" and 3.85"X2.03"


Patch together a fun design with bright fabric letters forming a cheerful "Happy Quilting."
 
Happy quilting supplies machine embroidery design.
Available in two sizes:
9.40"X5.63" and 6.73"X4.04"


Colorful sewing supplies dance around the phrase "Happy Stitching." Stitch some smiles with this crafty design on shirts, tote bags, and lots more.
 
Happy stitching craft supplies machine embroidery design.
Available in two sizes:
9.41"X4.98" and 6.79"X3.59"

Sweatshirts are beautiful blank canvases for us to add our favorite designs. Stay fashionable and cozy by stitching your favorite crafty design on a sweatshirt. Watch our free video to find tips and tricks for embroidering on sweatshirts and get great results, every time.

Click here for Kenny's free project tutorial!


A needle and thread outline a heart with the words "Crafty at Heart" in a sweet design for sweatshirts, towels, pillows, and more!
Crafty at heart machine embroidery design.
Available in three sizes:
6.03"X5.86" and 4.99"X4.86" and 3.88"X3.74"


Raise your hand if you're working on your PhD in embroidery (projects half done). A fun and funny design for any stitcher who's working on this "degree"!
I'm working on my PhD in embroidery (projects half done) machine embroidery design.
Available in three sizes:
9.40"X3.92" and 6.85"X2.86" and 3.85"X1.60"


If college credits were given for projects half done, we would all have PhD's!
 
I'm working on my PhD in sewing (projects half done) machine embroidery design.
Available in three sizes:
8.36"X5.80" and 6.85"X4.75" and 3.85"X2.66"


"Ask me about my fabric stash" says every fabric junkie! A humorous design for pillows, wall hangings, and tote bags.
 
Ask me about my fabric stash machine embroidery design.
Available in two sizes:
7.63"X5.79" and 6.31"X4.81"


Bright swatches and fabric patterns surround the phrase "Fabric Junkie."
Fabric junkie machine embroidery design.
Available in three sizes:
8.58"X5.86" and 6.81"X4.65" and 3.85"X2.64"


Crafty chicks make their own fashion accessories, as this bright chick knows. Treat yourself or your crafty chick friends to this sweet design!
 
Crafty chick with yarn machine embroidery design.
Available in three sizes:
8.41"X5.86" and 6.87"X4.78" and 3.88"X2.68"


"Crafty Like a Fox" is a good thing in this design, with a knitted fox and needles. A very sweet design for sweatshirts, pillows, wall hangings, and more!
 
Crafty like a fox knitting pattern machine embroidery design.
Available in three sizes:
9.13"X5.86" and 6.86"X4.40" and 3.86"X2.48"


"Handmade is from the Heart." That's all we need to say.
 
Handmade is from the heart machine embroidery design.
Available in three sizes:
9.42"X5.33" and 6.87"X3.89" and 3.87"X2.19"


Bumblebees float over the phrase "I'd Rather Bee Stitching" in a honey of a design for any stitcher! An especially nice design for tote bags and shirt fronts.
I'd rather bee stitching machine embroidery design.
Available in three sizes:
9.39"X2.07" and 6.86"X1.51" and 3.86"X2.00"


Sew what? Sew everything! A fun stitchy design for sewing room decor and apparel.
 
Crafty sayings about sewing machine embroidery design.
Available in three sizes:
9.42"X2.22" and 6.88"X1.62" and 3.86"X1.98"


It's a stitching safari, with animal print spool, pin cushion, and sewing machine! A fun trio for shirt fronts, towels, and tote bags.
 
Animal print sewing supplies and notions machine embroidery design.
Available in two sizes:
9.41"X3.36" and 6.86"X2.45"


Take your crafting for a walk on the wild side with individual animal print spool, pin cushion, and sewing machine. Very cute on T-shirts, towel corners, and much more!
     
Giraffe print thread spool machine embroidery design. Leopard print pin cushion machine embroidery design. Zebra print sewing machine machine embroidery design.
Available in two sizes:
3.34"X4.26" and 2.64"X3.36"
Available in two sizes:
4.26"X3.72" and 3.54"X3.09"
Available in two sizes:
4.24"X4.26" and 2.98"X3.00"


"Nere Ergo Sum" translates to "I craft, therefore I am" in a sentiment many crafters can relate to. Fine scissors and filigree add further crafty interest to an elegant design.
 
I craft therefore I am machine embroidery design.
Available in three sizes:
9.40"X4.00" and 6.86"X2.93" and 3.86"X1.65"


The Thinker is a bronze and marble sculpture by Auguste Rodin, whose first cast of 1902 is in the museum that bears his name in Paris. We pose this iconic statue with crafty props and variations of Descartes' famous quote, "I think, therefore I am."

The thinker gazes at his sewing machine and dreams of his next project, in an ideal design for framed embroidery!
 
The Thinker and sayings about crafting machine embroidery design.
Available in three sizes:
9.41"X5.50" and 6.86"X4.02" and 3.87"X2.26"


The Thinker concentrates on not dropping a stitch! Drop this tribute to knitters on a tote bag for serious craft appeal.
 
I knit therefore I am machine embroidery design.
Available in three sizes:
9.12"X5.81" and 6.86"X4.36" and 3.86"X2.45"


Clutching his crochet hook, The Thinker proudly proclaims, "I crochet, therefore I am."
 
I crochet therefore I am machine embroidery design.
Available in three sizes:
9.11"X5.81" and 6.84"X4.36" and 3.86"X2.45"


Say it with Stitches V Design Packs 


Proclaim your love for craft with fun and fashionable Say It with Stitches designs. Bright and fun designs are ideal as framed pieces for friends (and for your own sewing room!), as well as features on tote bags, wall hangings, quilts, and pillow shams.

Order the designs individually by clicking the links above, or get the pack with all designs!
 

The large and medium packs contain 18 designs, priced at only $26.97! The small pack contain 17 designs, priced at only $26.97!

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"


 
All You Need is Love

You love to craft and you're proud of it! Show your artistic spirit with elegant designs underscored by bold "Love To" statements celebrating crafting of all kinds. Perfect for shirt fronts, tote bags, framed embroidery, and towels, crafty credos will tell the world where your passions lie.

Needles cross in front of a spool of thread in a style reminiscent of a heraldic coat of arms.
Love to stitch machine embroidery design.
Available in three sizes:
9.40"X5.14" and 6.84"X3.75" and 3.85"X2.10"


A vintage sewing machine and feathered stitches connect the current crafter with all those that have come before, in the spirit of sewing.
 
Love to sew machine embroidery design.
Available in three sizes:
9.40"X5.77" and 6.84"X4.22" and 3.85"X2.37"


Identify yourself as a crafter with a pair of scissors and swirling ribbon above the words, "Love to Craft". The finely stitched filigree gives the design a formal look, as well!
Love to craft machine embroidery design.
Available in three sizes:
9.40"X5.59" and 6.82"X4.05" and 3.85"X2.28"

Framing your embroidery is a great way to display your beautiful handiwork. It also makes a fantastic gift that can be cherished for many years.

Show off your handiwork by framing these "Love To" designs and then hanging them proudly in your home or sewing room. Click here for Kenny's step-by-step embroidery framing instructions!


Quilters unite! A brightly colored block and a needle and thread show your allegiance in a lovely design to scroll across a shirt front.
 
Love to quilt machine embroidery design.
Available in three sizes:
9.40"X4.26" and 6.84"X3.10" and 3.85"X1.75"


This 'purl' of a design is a gem for any knitter. Stitch onto a tote bag or towel as a personalized gift for a fellow crafter--or for yourself!
Love to knit machine embroidery design.
Available in three sizes:
8.76"X5.85" and 6.84"X4.57" and 3.85"X2.56"


Show that you are hooked on crochet and proud of it!
Love to crochet machine embroidery design.
Available in three sizes:
9.33"X5.86" and 6.86"X4.30" and 3.85"X2.41"


Preserve your scrapping memories on fabric with a scissors and paper "Love to Scrapbook" motif.
Love to scrapbook machine embroidery design.
Available in three sizes:
9.40"X5.37" and 6.86"X3.93" and 3.85"X2.21"


Put your crafting stamp on a pillow or wall hanging with this heartfelt design!
Love to stamp machine embroidery design.
Available in three sizes:
9.40"X5.16" and 6.88"X3.77" and 3.85"X2.11"


All You Need is Love Design Packs 


All you need is love...of craft! Stitch a tribute to the artistic spirit with bold "Love To" statements, finely feathered stitches, and the tools of the craft. Strut your stuff on shirts, towels, tote bags, framed art, and anywhere you want to give tribute to all the crafters who put the "home" in homemade!
 

Order the designs individually by clicking the links above,
or get the pack with all 8 designs, priced at only $12.97!

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"


 
Pawsitively Crafty

Who knows what pets might be up to in the sewing room while we're away? In pawsitively whimsical new designs, cats and dogs throw themselves into their crafts, knitting and crocheting and getting all tangled up in their projects.

A measuring tape gets the best of this kitty, and a mischievous pup plays with his owner's sewing supplies.
     
Crafty cat wrapped in measuring tape machine embroidery design.   Dog with sewing supplies and thread machine embroidery design.
Available in two sizes:
4.09"X4.85" and 3.23"X3.85"
  Available in two sizes:
4.88"X5.21" and 3.61"X3.85"


Cats have style, as these knitting and crocheting cats show. Draped in yarn, with knitting needles or a crochet hook, these kitties are "feline" fine!
     
Knitting kitty cat machine embroidery design.   Crocheting kitty cat machine embroidery design.
Available in two sizes:
3.16"X6.87" and 1.76"X3.85"
  Available in two sizes:
3.16"X6.79" and 1.76"X3.83"


A sweet smile and wagging tail show how happy these puppies are with their new sweaters! The dog on the left knit his, while the pup on the right crocheted his. But make no bones about it--both are entirely handsome!
     
Knitting dog machine embroidery design.   Crocheting dog machine embroidery design.
Available in two sizes:
3.99"X4.86" and 3.15"X3.86"
  Available in two sizes:
3.78"X4.86" and 2.99"X3.86"


Pawsitively Crafty Design Packs 


Get pawsitively crafty with fun designs featuring cats and dogs! Animal lovers and crafters alike will love a knitting hound, a crocheting kitty, and more.

Order the designs individually by clicking the links above,
or get the pack with all 6 designs, priced at only $9.97!

Click on a link below to see the designs in the pack, and add the pack to your basket.


The pack is available in 2 sizes:

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


 
Button Buddies

Cute as a button applies to all of these designs, whether the buttons are stitched or real buttons! Owls, ladybugs, mushrooms, and more are decorated with buttons of the sewn or 3D variety, giving them a crafty look perfect for aprons, banners, and tote bags.

Whoooo's got buttons for eyes? This pretty owl has his eyes on you.
   
Owl with button eyes machine embroidery design.   Owl with add a button eyes machine embroidery design.
Available in two sizes:
5.35"X4.85" and 3.85"X3.48"
  Available in two sizes:
5.35"X4.85" and 3.85"X3.48"


Ladybugs are said to be good luck if they land on you. Let this cute-as-a-bug design land on your next project!
   
Button ladybug machine embroidery design.   Add a button ladybug machine embroidery design.
Available in two sizes:
4.81"X5.46" and 3.42"X3.87"
  Available in two sizes:
4.81"X5.46" and 3.42"X3.87"

Create a trendy tote using colorful fabrics and your favorite embroidery designs. Fill this large tote to the brim with all your must-have items -- it's perfect for travelling, crafting classes, and more!

This handy tote holds lots of necessities, plus it
features a hidden compartment with a pocket perfectly sized for holding an e-reader like the Kindle or Nook. Click here for Kenny's free Favorite Things Tote project tutorial!


With sewn buttons or added buttons, a pair of pigs this sweet will bring a smile to everyone. A cute design for kids' pajamas and towels.
   
A pair of pigs with button noses machine embroidery design.   A pair of pigs with add a button noses machine embroidery design.
Available in two sizes:
6.86"X3.18" and 3.87"X1.79"
  Available in two sizes:
6.86"X3.18" and 3.87"X1.79"


Cheerful cherries are just the thing to brighten T-shirts, napkins, table linens, and more!
   
Button cherries machine embroidery design.   Button cherries machine embroidery design.
Available in two sizes:
5.72"X4.83" and 3.87"X3.29"
  Available in two sizes:
5.65"X4.80" and 3.79"X3.22"

   
Button mushrooms machine embroidery design.   Add a button mushrooms machine embroidery design.
Available in two sizes:
4.81"X5.00" and 3.71"X3.86"
  Available in two sizes:
4.81"X4.92" and 3.71"X3.79"


Stitch a delectable ice cream sundae treat, topped with a button cherry, onto kitchen decor and lots more!
   
An ice cream sundae with a button cherry machine embroidery design.   An ice cream sundae with a button cherry machine embroidery design.
Available in two sizes:
4.59"X6.86" and 2.57"X3.86"
  Available in two sizes:
4.59"X6.86" and 2.57"X3.86"


Button Buddies Design Packs 


Fasten these cute button designs onto your next embroidery project! Owls, pigs, ice cream sundaes, and more are ready to add an interesting and crafty look to tote bags, banners, aprons, and towels.

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

Click on a link below to see the designs in the pack, and add the pack to your basket.


The pack is available in 2 sizes:

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


 


Thank you, thank you, and thank you again! You've done wonderful things with the Crafty Collectible designs, and we were pleased as punch to see the amazing projects that you made throughout the year with the designs.

To celebrate the end of 2011 - a very crafty year - there are not one, not two, but three Crafty Collectible designs!
 

This week's Crafty Collectibles are:
**Crafty Chickadee    **Thread Heart    ** Sewing Winter

A patchy chickadee is ready to sew, sitting
on a spool of thread with a needle in his beak.
 
A frosty 'snow'-ing machine is decorated with snowflakes, a snowman, and mittens, with a cup
of hot chocolate ready to warm the winter crafter.
     
A crafty sewing chickadee with needle and thread machine embroidery design.   A wintry snowflake sewing machine machine embroidery design.
Available in two sizes:
4.84"X5.40" and 3.44"X3.86"
  Available in two sizes:
5.14"X4.61" and 3.86"X3.46"

A delicate heart is formed by unspooling thread in a sweet tribute to sewing.
 
A heart and spool of sewing thread machine embroidery design.
Available in two sizes:
6.83"X4.69" and 3.86"X2.67"