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2009 Notions

NEW THIS WEEK - January 7th, 2009

2009 Notions

Free Project Instructions!

Start off the new year with a renewed commitment to your favorite hobby! Stitching is creative and relaxing -- and these designs celebrate its special place in your life.


Sunbonnet Sue, the classic quilting design and a popular lady here at Embroidery Library, shows off her own sewing skills in this colorful set of nine new designs. There's a set of sassy sayings great for shirts, craft totes, and more. You'll also find a simple and sure-to-be-classic set of sewing redwork designs depicting all your favorite notions.


Put those stitching skills to work with a clever collection of sleep masks! Made entirely in the hoop, these masks will cover your eyes in style -- and they come with matching designs for your pajamas (and free project instructions).


Plus, there's something else new for 2009: the Tweet of the Week! Every week we'll add a new design to the flock of popular Tweets. This week, everyone's favorite birdies are on a stitching mission! Enjoy these new designs -- we've got a notion you'll like them!

Enjoy sweet dreams with these comfortable sleep masks. Click here for free project instructions!


Sewing with Sunbonnet Sue

Stitching's most famous little lady takes up the hobby herself! Sweeten up your craft room with these designs of Sunbonnet Sue embroidering, knitting, sewing, and more.


Sunbonnet Sue knows how to embroider
the old-fashioned way.


Sue's eager kitty is ready to help with
the knitting and crocheting.


Available in two sizes:
4.85"X6.86" and 2.73"X3.86"


Available in two sizes:
4.85"X5.70" and 3.30"X3.86"

She's always ready with a needle and
thread to patch things up.
  Sue's stitching gets a modern update
with a sewing machine.


Available in two sizes:
4.85"X6.52" and 2.87"X3.87"


Available in two sizes:
4.85"X5.42" and 3.45"X3.87"

With a dress form, Sue's ready to make
those sunbonnet gowns!
  Sue's sewing basket holds the
tools of the trade.


Available in two sizes:
4.84"X5.67" and 3.34"X3.87"

  Available in two sizes:
4.86"X5.06" and 3.70"X3.86"

Kitty supervises as Sue knits a scarf
to keep warm outside.
  Of course, this sewing Sue set wouldn't be complete without an embroidery machine!


Available in two sizes:
4.66"X6.86" and 2.61"X3.86"


Available in two sizes:
5.62"X4.85" and 3.87"X3.35"

A wise stitcher, Sue has discovered that
ironing is a pressing issue.

Available in two sizes:
4.85"X5.10" and 3.64"X3.86"

A Sewing with Sunbonnet Sue Pack

Get all of the Sunbonnet Sue designs at an even deeper discount, and use them to create a
beautiful quilt to show your love of sewing! Or, stitch them out individually and give them as a gift!

The Sewing with Sunbonnet Sue pack contains 9 designs. Click on an image or link below to see the designs included in the pack, and add the pack to your cart.



All designs smaller than 5 x 7


All designs smaller than 4 x 4


Say It with Stitches II


Large and bold, this design declares to the world just how you feel about machine embroidery.
Wear it on a shirt to show off your stitching style, stitch it on your craft tote, or give it as a gift
to other members of the machine embroidery "club."


Available in two sizes:
5.86"X6.36" and 4.86"X5.26"


The first rule of stash maintenance: stash it well! Keep all your fabric well hidden
and no one needs to know the extent of your obsession.


Available in two sizes:
5.85"X6.47" and 4.85"X5.35"


For the crafter who's got her priorities straight, this design
is a celebration of putting fun first.


Available in two sizes:
5.84"X6.84" and 4.85"X5.65"


Stitching with friends is twice as nice! Stitch these cheery bluebirds
on a gift for your own quilting buddies.

Available in two sizes:
5.82"X6.41" and 4.83"X5.30"


Learn to love those scraps of thread all over the floor -- they're a sign
you're doing something creative, relaxing, and fun!


Available in two sizes:
9.41"X3.96" and 6.85"X2.89"


When you're living in a material world -- or at least browsing the fabric shop --
it's hard not to be a material girl!


Available in two sizes:
5.86"X8.24" and 4.86"X6.84"


Scissors and thread make up a regal design for the embroiderer who has it all.


Available in two sizes:
7.99"X5.86" and 6.61"X4.86"


There's nothing like a bit of old-fashioned stitching to make
the cares of the day melt away.


Available in two sizes:
6.46"X5.87" and 5.34"X4.85"

A Say it With Stitches II Pack

Get all eight of these fun designs at a discount! They'll make lovely embellishments
for pillows, tote bags, clothing, and more.

The Say it With Stitches II pack contains 8 designs. Click on an image or link below to see the designs included in the pack, and add the pack to your cart.



All designs smaller than 6 x 10


All designs smaller than 5 x 7


Itching to Be Stitching Redwork


A thimble is just what you need to wield needle and thread the old-fashioned way.   Every stitcher needs a sewing basket equipped with notions and goodies!


Available in two sizes:
6.17"X4.85" and 3.85"X3.01"


Available in two sizes:
6.33"X4.85" and 3.85"X2.79"

A dress form makes an elegant design
for the serious stitcher.
  With a measuring tape, thread, and scissors, you'll
be ready to stitch for the world!


Available in two sizes:
1.85"X6.79" and 1.05"X3.85"


Available in two sizes:
5.99"X2.78" and 3.85"X1.73"

Needles and threads dance along this horizontal
design that would make a fun border.
  Embroidery thread takes center stage with pins, needles, and buttons.


Available in two sizes:
6.00"X1.83" and 3.85"X1.10"


Available in two sizes:
4.60"X6.85" and 2.58"X3.85"

A Itching to be Stitching
Redwork Pack

Get all six of these designs at an even better price and put your embroidery machine to work!
These notions will look lovely on decor for the sewing room.

Click on an image or link below to see the designs included in the pack, and add the pack to your cart.



All designs smaller than 5 x 7


All designs smaller than 4 x 4


In-the-Hoop Sleep Masks

Kenny's crafted up these sleep masks that are easy to put together entirely in the hoop! You're sure to find one of these designs for every personality. Click here for free project instructions.

Each design is also available below without the mask -- just right for making a matching sleep set!

This sleep mask is purr-fect for those who take
their sleep in little catnaps.
  Perhaps this mask will help the oversleeper
get some quality shuteye!


Available in one size:
5" X 7"

  Available in one size:
5" X 7"

With a short and simple message, this mask
is a direct path to sweet dreams.
  Every gal needs a good night's rest
to look her best!


Available in one size:
5" X 7"

  Available in one size:
5" X 7"

There's nothing like a cuppa joe to get
you going in the morning!
  Demand nighttime silence without
saying a word.


Available in one size:
5" X 7"

  Available in one size:
5" X 7"

Flowers and swirls make up an elegant
sleep mask design.
  A little brown bird on a leafy branch makes
a sweet cover for your eyes.


Available in one size:
5" X 7"

  Available in one size:
5" X 7"

  A In-the-Hoop Sleep Masks Pack

Get all of of these fantastic sleep mask designs at an even
better price with this pack.

The design pack includes all eight in-the-hoop sleep masks designs, plus the stitch-filled versions below. Click on the image to the left to see the designs in the pack and add the pack to your cart.

All designs smaller than 5 x 7    

This design is a purr-fect complement to the sleep mask above --
or stitch it by itself for your human or feline companions!


Available in two sizes:
5.61"X2.23" and 3.86"X1.55"


Stitch this design for sleepers whose best friends is the snooze button.


Available in two sizes:
5.78"X2.30" and 3.86"X1.54"


Tell the world exactly how you feel about snoozing.

Available in two sizes:
6.86"X1.93" and 3.86"X1.09"


Every gal needs her beauty sleep!


Available in two sizes:
6.87"X2.75" and 3.87"X1.54"


Wake up your wardrobe with this delicious design!


Available in two sizes:
6.86"X2.82" and 3.86"X1.58"


Keep things quiet with this sleepytime design.


Available in two sizes:
5.33"X2.17" and 3.86"X1.61"


This floral swirls design can be paired with the sleep mask above, or use it alone
on garments or decor that have nothing to do with naptime!


Available in two sizes:
6.86"X3.00" and 3.86"X1.68"


A little brown bird on a branch full of satin-stitch leaves
looks great any time of day or night.


Available in two sizes:
6.86"X2.83" and 3.86"X1.59"


Meet the Sewing Tweet! These little birdies have a "notion" that they'll help you with your crafting. From thread to thimbles, these stitchers have it all.


Available in two sizes:
5.87"X8.00" and 4.87"X6.62"

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