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Simply Silhouettes

NEW THIS WEEK - May 7th, 2008

Simply Silhouettes

Free Project Instructions!


Playful silhouettes have bursts of bright colors, giving a fun and fashionable twist on favorite shapes. Full of imaginative characteristics and details, these new designs bring a bright blast of creativity to your embroidery projects!

Scene-in-scene wildlife designs, including a bear, buck, moose, and duck, are magnificent on tote bags and sweatshirts for hunters, cabin-dwellers, and animal lovers.

Those with a passion for fashion will love the silhouettes of women and accessories, with bright bursts of color that surprise the eye. Model these glamorous gals on purses,
totes and attire for fashion-forward friends.

Fruit designs are ripe for picking, plucking, and stitching onto picnic and dining items (including this week's new project, the reusable Go Green Grocery Tote!). And, one-color, quick-stitching silhouettes (priced at only $1 each!)
are wonderful on kitchen and table linens.

Enjoy these new designs, and scroll down the page for more!

Go "green" with this handy
reusable grocery tote!

Click here for project instructions!

Call of the Wild

Upon initial glance, these wildlife animal designs appear to be simple line shapes. But
 take a second look, and watch the scene-in-scene outdoor landscapes begin to magically
 emerge. Let these impressive creatures migrate onto cabin decor, Father's Day gifts,
jackets, tote bags, and more!

A bear silhouette follows the river from within the profile of a larger bear.
Available in two sizes:
9.40"X5.74" and 6.81"X4.17"

A sleek mountain lion on the prowl shares its shape with
 a smaller version perched high atop a rocky edge.
Available in two sizes:
8.86"X5.86" and 6.82"X4.50"

A magnificent and distinctive moose outline is partially made-up of a
 docile outdoors scene, complete with a miniature moose.
Available in two sizes:
7.31"X5.86" and 6.04"X4.86"

As the mallard takes flight, a mother duck and her ducklings drift along his wing.
Available in two sizes:
5.86"X5.81" and 4.86"X4.80"

The body of a powerful buffalo encompasses a wonderful, canyon landscape.
Available in two sizes:
8.78"X5.86" and 6.81"X4.53"

Howl with joy over this mighty wolf shape and night wildlife scene.
Available in two sizes:
7.83"X5.86" and 6.42"X4.80"

  Mornings and evenings in the summer can still get chilly.
 Next time you go camping or take a trip to the cabin,
 keep warm with an outdoorsy fleece jacket, sweatshirt,
 or blanket embellished with wildlife scenes from the Call
 of the Wild design series.

 Get cozy with instructions for embroidering
 on sweatshirts by clicking here. Or, click here
 for instructions for embroidering on fleece.

A Canada goose takes flight adjacent to the smaller
 outline of a goose floating among the cattails.
Available in two sizes:
5.87"X6.25" and 4.87"X5.18"

A majestic buck houses a smaller, silhouette version and wildlife scene.
Available in two sizes:
5.86"X6.78" and 4.80"X5.56"


A Call of the Wild Value Pack

All of the Call of the Wild designs are available in a value pack, priced at only $15.97!

Click on the images or links below to see the designs included in the pack, and add
the value pack to your shopping basket.

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

Women of Fashion Silhouettes

These stylish ladies know their way around fashion and love to show it off. The chic and savvy silhouettes get pops of color from their bold accessories and handbags. Create your own 'en vogue' items by letting these lovely lasses strut across tote bags, attire, wall-hangings, handbags and more!

Sophisticated Simone loves jazzy accessories.
  Bewitching Bianca is beautiful in stripes.
Available in two sizes:
3.89"X9.40" and 2.84"X6.86"
  Available in two sizes:
3.67"X9.38" and 2.68"X6.86"

  You'll always be fashion-forward when you make friends with
 the sensational Women of Fashion! Pair them with tote bags, purses, and evening bags for a splash of style.

Make any or all of the these fabulous carryall projects:
Beaded Purse, Make-up Caddy, Fringed and Fabulous Purse, Jacket-sleeve Handbag, Placemat Purse, and Wristlet Handbag.

Cosmopolitan Camille dons a playful
 scarf and a skirt rolling with waves.
  Divine Dominique looks sensational with her stylish coat and matching purse and belt.
Available in two sizes:
3.02"X9.41" and 2.21"X6.86"
  Available in two sizes:
4.24"X9.40" and 3.10"X6.87"

A Women of Fashion Value Pack

All of the Women of Fashion designs are available in a value pack, priced at only $6.97!

Click on the images or links below to see the designs included in the pack, and add the
value pack to your shopping basket.

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

Fashion Silhouette Squares

One can never have too many purses or pairs of shoes. And, when your collection is bursting at
the seams, start adding them on to other items and attire with these pretty polka-dotted versions!
The delightful silhouettes with pretty punches of color are oh-so-chic when added to pillows, totes, sweatshirts, wall-hangings, and more!

This delicious pair of polka-dot shoes strikes a pose
 full of pizzazz amidst a twirled, square border.
Available in four sizes:
7.81"X7.81" and 5.86"X5.86" and 4.86"X4.86" and 3.86"X3.86"

Swirls surround this fashion-forward, charmingly-dotted purse.
Available in two sizes:
7.81"X7.81" and 5.86"X5.86" and 4.86"X4.86" and 3.86"X3.86"

Colorful Creature Silhouettes

These lively garden friends show off their vibrant colors as they zip and perch against shaded
 botanical silhouettes. The beauty of the designs is in the contrast and makes them a striking
 choice for towels, quilts, blankets, and table linens.

A vivid bumblebee busily
 zips from flower to flower.
A brilliant Monarch butterfly settles
 onto a flower in the shade.
Available in two sizes:
4.83"X6.51" and 2.86"X3.85"
  Available in two sizes:
4.84"X6.17" and 3.00"X3.86"

  Home decor and table settings get a dose of the dramatic
 with the addition of silhouette designs and bits of bold color.
 Let the winged friends fly into every room of the house!

Try these wonderful home decor projects: Summer Fun Seat Cushions, Dining Chair Covers, Flatwear Pocket, Sweet Tweet Wall-Hanging, and Zipperless Pillow Sham.

A sweet bird's pretty plumage adds
 a pop of color to its silhouette.
A bright, bitty ladybug crawls
 among shadowy leaves.
Available in two sizes:
4.80"X5.64" and 3.27"X3.86"
  Available in two sizes:
5.28"X4.87" and 3.86"X3.54"

Fruit Cocktail

William Vere Cruess, an American food scientist, introduced the "fruit cocktail" to the world when
 he combined diced fruit and syrup together. Mix and match colorful fruit designs to create your
very own fruit cocktail creations and projects! With seven fruits to choose from, they are perfect for creating a whole bushel of days of the week items, such as towels!

A scrumptious strawberry duo.
Anyway you slice it, watermelons
 are ripe with fun.
Available in two sizes:
6.85"X4.70" and 3.84"X2.64"
  Available in two sizes:
6.55"X4.86" and 3.86"X2.86"

A pair of pears are a savory snack.
  Crisp apples are perfect for crunching.
Available in two sizes:
4.86"X5.04" and 3.70"X3.85"
  Available in two sizes:
4.86"X4.90" and 3.86"X3.84"

Inside the pineapple's unique shape
 is a tasty burst of citrus flavor.
These lemons are full of zest!
Available in two sizes:
4.12"X6.86" and 2.32"X3.85"
  Available in two sizes:
6.24"X4.85" and 3.85"X2.99"

A wonderful bunch of grape goodness.
Available in two sizes:
6.85"X4.82" and 3.85"X2.71"

A Fruit Cocktail Value Pack

All of the Fruit Cocktail designs are available in a value pack, priced at only $12.97!

Click on the images or links below to see the designs included in the pack, and add the
value pack to your shopping basket.

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

Graphic Silhouettes - Dollar Delights

Find wonderful versatility with these quick-stitching, one-color designs! The graphic silhouette
 style of the everyday items makes for endless uses and applications. The simple designs are
 fantastic accents for projects for children, adults, holidays, activities, and home decor. Best of
all, each design is only $1.00!

Move over for clover
- only $1.00!
  Sugar and spice and everything
- only $1.00!
Available in two sizes:
3.87"X3.54" and 2.01"X1.85"
  Available in two sizes:
3.59"X3.86" and 1.87"X2.01"

A true treasure of the sea - only $1.00!  
Behold the power of a
- only $1.00!
Available in two sizes:
3.87"X3.42" and 2.01"X1.78"
  Available in two sizes:
3.37"X3.87" and 1.76"X2.01"

Count down to kick-off
- only $1.00!
  A lovely tree from tip to trunk - only $1.00!
Available in two sizes:
3.68"X3.86" and 1.92"X2.01"
  Available in two sizes:
2.92"X3.85" and 1.52"X2.00"

Have a happy heart - only $1.00!  
Take note of this note
- only $1.00!
Available in two sizes:
3.17"X3.84" and 1.65"X2.01"
  Available in two sizes:
3.44"X3.87" and 1.79"X2.01"

  The applications for the Graphic Silhouette designs are endless!

Wear your heart on your pants instead of your sleeve by
 adding the heart design to the Capri Pants Conversion
project. Have a ball embellishing the Stadium Seat with a
 sporty football. The evergreen design is a great, outdoorsy match for the Firewood Tote.

Nature's wake-up call
- only $1.00!
Let's go fly a kite, up to the highest
- only $1.00!
Available in two sizes:
3.77"X3.85" and 1.95"X2.00"
  Available in two sizes:
3.19"X3.86" and 1.66"X2.01"

International Rooster Silhouette - Request of the Week

The distinctive shape of a rooster, with its unique comb and cascading tail feathers, is easily identifiable within any culture worldwide. Virginia W. requested a rooster silhouette design to accompany her rooster and hen kitchen decor. Starting with her fantastic idea, the inclusion
 of the word 'rooster' in languages from around the world adds a wonderful international flair to
 the dramatic black and white design. Thank you for the great suggestion, Virginia!
Available in four sizes:
7.81"X7.80" and 5.86"X5.84" and 4.86"X4.83" and 3.85"X3.83" 

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