Free Embroidery Designs

Check out this darling applique heart from Hooked On Applique. This would make great cornerstones or alternate blocks…or even the center of a 9 patch block for quilters. It’d also be cute on the front of a doll dress.

Heart Applique *FREE*

Check out these three stars. I can see these as alternate blocks in a sailboat quilt. They are free from Hooked On Applique.

3 Star Applique *FREE*


It’s almost St. Patrick’s day but there is still time to stitch yourself (or someone else) a little good luck. Check out this cute design, which is free from Ageless embroidery.

Happy St. Patrick's Day

Almost Free – $1 Embroidery Designs/Sets

Ageless Embroidery has some beautiful designs that are on sale for $1. They release all their new designs for $1 for the first 5 days…so check back with them often.

Check out the gorgeous lilies

Fragrant Lilies Set for 5"x7"

Check out the forget-me-nots

Forget-me-not Easter Set for 5"x7"

There are two sets of bush lilies. Be sure to check out both sets.

Bush lilies for 4×4 inch hoops are here

Bush Lilies 4x4-inch hoops

Bush ilies 2 is another set of designs available for a short time for $1. Check them out here.

Bush Lilies 2 Set for 5"x7"

Embroidery Library has new $1 offerings every week. This week (until March 8)  they have easter designs on sale. Be sure to check them out. There are darling baby animals including a bunny, chick, duckling, and lamb.

Also $1 from Embroidery Library is this cute word Easter with dangling Easter Eggs.

This gorgeous cross with lilies is also $1 from Embroidery Library as part of their Easter Parade sale.

If you don’t celebrate, dress, or decorate for  Easter then you’re in luck. There are lots of beautiful spring designs for $1 each at Embroidery Library.

Check out the butterflies

I absolutely love this design which features spring colored watering cans, spring colored bird, and flowers. This design too is $1 until March 8.

Looking for designs to decorate kitchen towels, placemats, hot pads? Check out these designs. They too are $1 through March 8.

Sewing Patterns

Check out this darling pattern for a free child’s top in sizes 18 months to 5. This one would be great for color blocking and cute trim options. Make the top yoke one color and the bottom part another…add some ric-rac or lace and change the look a lot.

One only has to watch a baby or a toddler eat to recognize the need for a bib. Here’s a cute toddler bib pattern which is free. Check it out here.

Check out this cute 1 size fits  most caftan top. The pattern is free.

Quilt Patterns

Check out this free star block from Bee In My Bonnet. The block can beused to make a single square, a whole quilt, or a row in a row quilt.

Looking for something to do with all the scraps left over from other sewing projects? Check out the scrappy rainbow star block from Happy Quilting. The instructions are free here.

I admit it, I love working with scraps. Using scraps for all or most of a project is like getting bonus quilts for free. I really like this Zig Zag Block from Applique Today. Grab the free pattern here.








I really like this cute pencil quilt block. What a cute quilt block this would be for an artist or for a writer…or for any child. The pattern is free from Sew Scatterbrained. You can check it out here.

Check out this pretty quilt–the free pattern is available courtesy of Free Quilt Patterns.

Here’s a really cute heart quilt. The blocks are very easy to sew…the pattern is free. Snag it here.

Just in time for spring…here’s a pretty tulip themed quilt. Get the free pattern here.

Check out this sweet quilt from  Wood Valley Designs – It requires just 3 yards of fabric to make a lap sized quilt 45×53″

Crochet Patterns

I love the bright springy colors in this crochet blanket called Chasing Rainbows. You can pick the pattern up free from Red Heart 

Chasing Rainbows Blanket

Check out this lovely throw. The pattern is free via Red Heart.

Fringed Zigzag Throw

I love the shading of the blues in this Cascading Ripples baby blanket. The pattern is free via Yarnspirations.

Cascading Ripples Blanket

One of the things I always struggle with when starting a new project is how much yarn to buy. Check out Caron’s 1 skein baby blanket.  The pattern is free. You can get it here.

One Skein Baby Blanket

I hope you enjoy visiting all of the great sites listed in this week’s post. I hope you find yourself inspired to make something for yourself or for someone else.

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