I’ve compiled a list of over 200 sites that sell machine embroidery designs. I’ve personally visited every one of these sites, and have tried to give an indication of what each site offers. I’m still adding to the list, so be sure to check the list for your favorite sites that sell embroidery. If I’ve missed someone please leave a comment on this post and I’ll add them. Be sure to bookmark this page. You will want to come back again and again. 🙂
You’ll also want to check out my list of places to buy good quality fabric at bargain prices.
3 Bells Embroidery
Offers a wide variety of embroidery machine designs including many birds, Christmas designs, Sunbonnet Sue designs, birdhouses, and some cute Christmas village designs.
4-Hobby carries a wide variety of embroidery designs of all types.
ABC Embroidery Designs
ABC offers a wide range of embroidery designs including machine cross stitch, machine cutwork, machine lace, and machine embroidery.
Ace Points is one of my favorite sites at which to buy embroidery designs. They have a huge selection of machine embroidery designs which include free-standing lace, free-standing lace jewelry, delicate floral designs, beautiful, delicate Christmas designs, quilt block designs in several styles, and designs featuring birds and animals.
A Creative Medley
A Creative Medley offers a nice selection of applique designs which include a cute butterfly and several cute owls, a hippo, a whale, and a bunch more. They also have a big selection of in the hoop projects including felties, stuffies, burp cloths, and more.
Addicted To Stitches
Offers a nice selection of machine embroidery designs including heart motifs, quilt block designs, flowers, butterflies and red and white work.
A Design By Lyn
Lyn’s offers a big selection of embroidery designs in several styles including filled embroidery, in the hoop projects, freestanding lace, and single and multiple color outline stitch. She also offers several sets for use in making freestanding lace jewelry.
Adorable Embroidery Designs
Offers a nice selection of single color and simple line drawing type designs as well as a few other designs which are multiple color.
Adorable Ideas offers several CD’s, each filled with designs. There are several CD’s with bear designs, which are quite cute. The designs on each of the CD’s would work great for making quilt blocks for a darling baby or child’s quilt.
Ageless Embroidery features a great collection of highly detailed, beautiful embroidery. You’ll want to check out their floral designs, holiday designs and fonts and numerals.
AKA Applique is a neat Etsy store which sells machine embroidery designs for in the hoop toys, several different designs for hair clips and hair bows, ornaments, and applique designs suitable for children’s apparel.
This site offers a lot of free-standing lace machine embroidery designs, including many for creating free-standing lace coasters, table runners, and that sort of thing. There are also a couple of nice rodeo focused designs which are not free-standing lace.
Aljay offers a big selection of delicate and realistic floral designs. There are also a few nice sets which include machine applique designs.
Allsorts offers a great variety of machine embroidery designs including single color designs, tone on tone designs, applique designs and designs combining free-standing lace and embroidery and those combining embroidery and applique. There are several packages including cutwork as well.
Allstitch offers a fairly extensive collection of machine embroidery designs including floral designs in both embroidery and applique, quite a few Jacobean inspired designs, and some with more of a folk art feel.
All Stitches N Paint
This site offers a lot of floral designs as well as several crazy candlewick quilt designs.
Always J Designs
Has several packages featuring completed projects, like tissue box covers, and tissue covers for the small packages of tissue, and eyeglass and shade cases. There are also quite a few packages containing single color embroidery machine designs and a few multi-color embroidery designs.
Amazing Designs offers thousands of different embroidery designs with something in about every category that one could think of. They are however, a great source for realistic multi-colored embroidery.
Andadas Divine Designs
This site offers a big variety of realistic dog feltie designs for machine embroidery. There are also many beautiful designs for in the hoop projects, including designs to make a beautiful snowman tree skirt. They also feature some pretty applique designs, including a package of snowmen scenes.
An Ursula Michael Original
This site features word art designs in several categories including dogs, cats, boats, camping and others. Satin-stitched words about the subject (cats for example) create the image of the subject. So the words cat, fuzzy, whiskers, kittens and so on create an image of a cat. These designs would be fun stitched on a sweatshirt or t-shirt.
This site offers a wide range of cartoon type, filled embroidery designs.
Anna Bove Embroidery
Anna’s features beautiful embroidery designs for machine applique, cutwork, filled embroidery, and free-standing lace.
Ann The Gran
This site offers a wide variety of machine embroidery designs in typical embroidery styles. There are areas for free designs and for paid designs.
Applique Boutique offers a nice collection of cute applique designs and applique numbers with pictures (butterfly, rocket, owl, etc.) which would be suitable for quilt blocks or for appliqueing on children’s clothing.
Check out Applique Cafe for cute applique designs for kids apparel and quilts for kids. There are tons of cute designs including boats, beach toys, flowers, dogs, fish, popsicles, and more.
Applique Circle is both a club and a site for getting free embroidery and applique designs each month. Each month they offer quite a few freebies for those who are signed up with the free membership. Those signed up with the $8 a month membership have full access to everything on the site. There are lots of very cute applique designs here. I particularly like the bubbles from July.
Applique Corner is a great site for machine applique designs for adults and children and for machine embroidery and machine applique fonts.
This site has a lot of cute applique designs as well as a few in the hoop projects.
Applique For Kids
Applique For Kids offers a wide range of applique designs for kids. Something I’ve not seen at other sites that this site carries are applique pockets of different styles that can be added to apparel items.
Check out Applique Junkie for cute applique designs and fonts and for in the hoop projects.
If you’re in the market for cute applique designs for apparel or quilt blocks check this site out. They have a lot of cute designs, which include a cute tractor with flowers, lots of cute designs with sayings, a tiger, a princess owl, and more.
Offers several embroidery designs for biblical and inspirational sayings
Offers a mix of machine embroidery designs ranging from cartoon type to heirloom embroidery with many designs which read as delicate but which are not quite heirloom. Designs include holiday designs, designs for padded clothes hangers, embroidered necklines to add to shirts and t-shirts and heirloom tissue box covers.
Ashley Embroidery offers a nice collection of machine applique designs for the embroidery machine. These include cute designs featuring pantry jars which would be cute for making a jar quilt. There are also machine appliqued ships and a circus train which would make fun quilts for kids.
A Stitch And A Half
A Stitch And A Half offers many, many, many in the hoop or partially in the hoop embroidery designs for a wide variety of projects including potholders, oven mitts, picture frames, pen and pencil sleeves, bags, and more.
Astitchforyou is a great site for cute applique sayings for kid’s clothes and for in the hoop designs.
A Time To Stitch
Offers a wide variety of embroidery designs. In the hoop projects include seatbelt neck protectors, kitchen magnets, hot mitts, ponytail wraps, coin purses, coin purse key fobs, checkbook covers, and more. The site also features several sets of embroidered picture frames which are cute or pretty, depending.
Attic Treasures offers a nice collection of delicate machine applique designs which include quite a few designs for Christmas and for the fall season.
Aunt Martha’s Machine Embroidery
This site offers a nice collection of digitized embroidery designs which are like those from Aunt Martha’s embroidery transfers which we used to buy for hand embroidery. These include days of the week and a nice set of reversible applique coasters.
Aunty M’s Designs
Aunty M’s offers a lot of different embroidery designs on their site. There is a cute set which features multi-color outline teapots. Another cute set features vehicles, which would be cute for a little boy’s quilt.
A Vintage Touch
Offers a nice selection of machine embroidery designs similar to the Aunt Martha’s transfers for hand embroidery. Includes several day of the week sets which would be perfect for embroidering on kitchen towels.
Baby Kay’s Appliques
Baby Kay’s offers a big selection of cute machine applique designs for home embroidery machines. There are tons of cute designs that would be suitable for children’s apparel as well as some suitable for adult apparel items. There is a daily .75 deal and a $1.50 sale section.
Baby Nucci Embroidery Designs
This site offers quite a few kitty designs in various styles, including multi-color outline, filled cartoon style, silhouette, and single color satin stitch outline. There are quite a few other designs in the same range of styles. These include Halloween, Easter, and Christmas designs as well as others.
Bargain Embroidery Store
The Bargain Embroidery Store features several sets of cute applique designs as well as several alphabets.
Beau Mitchell Boutique
Check out this site for lots of applique designs. There are several cute heavy construction designs, including a cement mixer as well as lots of other designs.
Becky J’s Designs
Becky J’s offers a huge collection of machine embroidery cross stitch designs, in many different categories.
Bee Stitchin offers quite a few in the hoop projects for kids stuffies, lots of keyring designs, in the hoop door signs, crayon rolls, ornaments and more. There’s also a cute VW van applique design there.
Belinda Joy’s Designs
Belinda’s offers lovely applique and machine embroidery designs including some lovely florals, some cute applique designs for children, a cute polar bear in the snow that would be darling on a sweatshirt and more.
Bella Bleu Embroidery
Bella’s offers a lot of cute machine applique designs as well as some cute sayings. There is a cute machine applique monster font that would be fun to play with. Other offerings include quite a few different in the hoop baby bibs and an in the hoop burp cloth that would make a nice shower gift. There are also tons of in the hoop machine embroidery designs for elf clothes.
Belliboos features a lot of cute applique designs and some very pretty embroidery designs. I’m particularly fond of the seashells embroidery and the trucks, airplanes, hot air balloons, and whales applique designs.
Betty’s Sunset Threads
Betty’s offers a lot of cute cartoon style filled designs. There are also a couple of sets designed especially to stitch the outline on the machine and then to finish with crayons.
Big Dreams Embroidery
Big Dreams Embroidery offers mostly machine applique designs and a few in the hoop designs. One of the in the hoop designs that I’ve not seen elsewhere is a cute flower power headband. They also offer an in the hoop owl banner that is awful cute. They offer lots of applique designs that would be suitable for embellishing clothing or for making quilt blocks.
Birdhouse Cottage Crafts
This site offers lots of in the hoop designs for hot plate holders, applique designs and a set of Halloween masks including a Spiderman mask that is cute.
BFC Creations has over 4000 embroidery designs in all kinds of categories. They aren’t well-organized so you’ll have to browse around a lot, but they have a lot of unique designs.
Features tons of designs for $1 each with some on sale for .5o each. Designs are categorized with such categories as ITH, animals, holidays, people, novelty, animals, and more. Most designs are filled embroidery style.
Blue Stitch Sky
Blue Stitch offers a small selection of very pretty applique designs. Several of these are pretty fall leaves. There are also several designs with dogs and cats.
Bonnie Jean Rosenbaum Designs
This site offers a mix of embroidery designs including several packages of redwork and applique designs.
Britt Designs is a good place to go if you are looking for embroidery alphabets. They have a variety of themed alphabet sets including a winter alphabet, a prehistoric alphabet, and an under the sea alphabet. They also have applique designs and filled embroidery style designs.
Bunnycup Embroidery offers a lot of machine embroidery designs featuring cute sayings. There are also a lot of other designs including several packages of cute appliques and filled cartoon style designs that would be great for kids’ quilts or kids’ apparel.
BuyStitch offers a huge collection of filled cartoon style embroidery. Whatever you’re looking for in that style, you’re likely to find it there.
Calico Cali Designs
Calico Cali Designs offers several sets of different embroidery designs including a set of quilt labels, a couple sets of stylistic cats, and more.
Offers a big collection of filled embroidery designs, quite a few of which are in the cartoon style. There are also quite a few single color designs using line art and zigzag line art.
Charming Station Embroidery
This site’s offerings include several packages of designs suitable for making quilts…and a cute set of applique’d onesies with cute sayings on them…which would make a cute baby quilt. They also have several sets of in the hoop projects.
This site offers an intriguing mix of machine embroidery designs of different styles. Styles include free-standing lace, filled designs, some filled cartoon style designs among others.
Cinch2 Stitch has quite a few in the hoop projects for things like baby shoes (size 3-6 months), bottle covers, shoe tags and more.
Cookie Cat Creations
Cookie Cat offers a big collection of folk art inspired designs in filled and applique styles.
Coopers offers a wide selection of embroidery designs which include traditional multi-color designs, in the hoop projects. There are lots of pretty florals. There is an applique boat that would make great quilt blocks. There are also lots of cartoon style filled embroidery designs.
Offers a mix of designs which include delicate free-standing lace, elegant scrollwork, dainty embroidery, and filled cartoon style embroidery.
Crafty Crow Creations
This site offers some great machine embroidery projects which would be perfect for those on your Christmas gift list. The projects include wallets, cell phone charging cases, cigarette cases, pen holders, coasters, and for babies, binky holders.
Creative Appliques offers a ton of machine applique designs, including a cute series of seasonal monster trucks, a hound dog, a cowgirl boot, a princess castle, and much more. There’s also a minion inspired applique alphabet as well as a cute bow alphabet.
This site offers a lot of pretty freestanding lace…especially Christmas ornaments.
Creatively Yours Designs
This site offers some really pretty applique designs including a set of Baltimore album applique, a couple of sets of applique Victorian ladies, and a hummingbird alphabet that is lovely…among other offerings.
Crispin Craft Trading Company
This site offers a small collection of filled embroidery designs. There are several cute sets featuring doggies but are sets featuring other subjects as well.
C-Some offers a wide range of designs in a variety of categories including in the hoop projects and free-standing lace.
Cuddle Me Crazy
Cuddle Me Crazy offers a big selection of machine embroidery designs…many or which are suitable for children. I definitely like the hippies applique set. Designs from that set would make a darling quilt.
Cute embroidery features lots of cute embroidery designs. I especially enjoy their floral designs, but they also have tons of cute embroidery designs for kids.
Daffy Down Dilly
Offers a lot of cartoon filled designs, mostly suitable for children. There is also a set of designs for making pacifier holders and a set for making scrappy purses, that are cute.
Daily Embroidery is a subscription based shop. For $14.99 a month or $64.99 per year you can have access to their entire collection (over 3000) designs with at least two new ones added each day. Most designs are filled embroidery style.
Daisy Stitches offers a huge selection of embroidery designs including several packages of machine embroidery designs for quilt blocks, redwork designs, and a variety of realistic and cartoon style embroidery.
Offers a lot of cartoon filled designs and a few redwork line designs. Most of the designs are suitable for children.
Dancing Thread offers several packages of lovely floral and butterfly designs as well as many other designs.
Offers a collection of in the hoop hair bows and key chains.
This digitizer offers a selection of designs. There is a package with cute owls, a package with designs for boys as well as several other packages.
Offers a selection of machine embroidery alphabets–including a stallion alphabet that is pretty. Most of their offerings are cartoon style filled embroidery.
Designs By Enid and Celeste
This site offers a set of single color baby carriages that would be well suited to quilt blocks. They also offer many other multi-colored and single-colored design packages as well as many other designs.
Designs By Janet Sansom
Offers a big selection of designs which would be ideal for making embroidered quilt blocks. There are several very pretty alphabets on the site as well.
Designs By JuJu
Check out Designs By Juju for great applique and machine embroidery designs as well as a great collection of machine embroidery fonts. Many of their design sets would make great quilt blocks…like their Beach Sayings package and their Top Dogs package.
Designs By Little Bee
This site features lots of in the hoop projects for headband and book sliders, bags and cases, pacifier bibs, and more. They also offer a lot of cute applique designs including a cute tractor, cowboy boot, and several heart designs. There’s an applique mason jar that would be darling used to make quilt blocks for a mason jar quilt.
Designs By Lizette
Whenever you are reading this, Christmas is coming! This site includes a lot of machine embroidery projects for all the people on your list. The projects include free-standing lace bowls, mug rugs, fabric storage baskets, cutlery holders, snack mats, potholders and more.
Designs By Petro
This site offers a wide variety of embroidery designs of different types. One of my favorite packages is a darling set of puppy designs for machine applique. There’s also a set of southern sunbonnets that would make a great quilt.
Designs By Sick
Designs By Sick has a huge selection of embroidery designs in all categories. You can buy designs by the set or can sign up for one of their VIP memberships and download everything they have for the period of the membership. A one month VIP membership runs $12.95.
Designs By The Stitch
Offers a large selection of mostly filled embroidery style designs.
Designs For Africa
Designs For Africa offers a wide variety of machine embroidery projects which range from quilts to table runners, to placemats and table toppers. The projects are dainty and elegant in flavor and encompass several different techniques including quilting, machine embroidery, and cutwork.
Designs in Stitches
Offers a big selection of designs to fuel inspire your creativity. One package I will have to buy is the made by quilt and clothing labels. There are designs ideal for making quilts including the applique quilt block package. There are several projects including a couple different styles of fabric bowls and coasters.
Designs Sew Fine
This site offers quite a few machine embroidery designs for quilting on the embroidery machine. There are also a lot of designs in a single or multi-color outline style as well as quite a few filled embroidery designs.
Diana’s offers a lot of darling applique designs, including a set of cute applique Santas, another set which features elephants, and sets which feature applique cats and dogs. The site also features a beautiful set of designs that would be great quilt blocks for cancer awareness. They offer tons of other designs in many other categories.
This site has a quite a few different design sets featuring Sunbonnet Sue and a male Sunbonnet…though he doesn’t look like Sam. There are several really nice golf designs as well as free-standing lace bowls and many other designs.
Has a neat site with several things for children…including fold out books complete with felt/fleece toys that fit within the book. Also has in the hoop halloween masks for children.
DigiDoodlez offers a variety of cute designs including a set of machine quilting designs and some in the hoop mug rug designs as well as several packages featuring designs for children…one set with a fairytale theme…another with a circus theme.
Digistitches features a huge collection of machine embroidery designs including, in the hoop designs and applique designs. They offer several design packages with in the hoop designs to make play food for children. They also have a huge collection of hair clip cover designs.
Dolls & Daydreams
If you’re looking for in the hoop designs for stuffies or dollies this is a great site to check out. They have a lot of different dolls and stuffies you can make in the hoop.
Offers several sets of cartoon characters and witty sayings.
East Coast Applique
East Coast Applique offers a wide selection of applique designs and cute sayings. They also have a cute in the hoop sets for monster corner bookmarks as well as a set for in the hoop bracelets.
Elizabeth’s offers both machine smocking and machine embroidery designs. There are beautiful designs for making floral quilt blocks. There is also some free standing lace and cutwork, including a pair of baby slippers that are darling. Quilting designs for quilting on the embroidery machine and a selection of cute applique designs round out the site’s offerings.
Elsa’s is a neat site with a ton of beautiful designs. She has a lot of heirloom style embroidery and some really stunning florals as well as quite a few packages of designs for delicate embroidered quilt blocks.
This site offers a ton of machine embroidery fonts.
Embroidery Boutique features machine applique designs and in the hoop designs-predominantly for children. They also feature some very cute applique alphabets.
This site offers a variety of machine embroidery designs for 3D flowers. They also offer a couple packages that feature cutwork embroidery for machine. Offerings are rounded out by the typical multi-color embroidery.
Embroidery Designs By Carolyn
Carolyn offers some gorgeous realistic covered bridge, winter scene, fall scene, and winter bird designs on her site. She also features several designs featuring filled patchwork style animals.
Embroidery Designs Dot Com
Embroidery Designs Dot Com is a huge site with TONS of designs in every category you can imagine.
This site offers some very nice in the hoop design sets including softees, chalkboard mats, pencil cases, tealight covers, purses and cases and more.
Embroidery It offers a lot of candy holders, in the hoop state coasters, ornaments, or tags, G tube pads for feeding tubes, and my favorites baby closet organizers, generic closet organizers, and day of the week organizers.
Embroidery Online is a one stop shop for all kinds of embroidery. Their site is vast with designs organized by technique and by theme. Their offerings include beautiful realistic embroidery designs, some exceptionally pretty free standing lace projects, a big collection of quilt motifs for quilting quilts on the embroidery machine, as well as in the hoop designs and single and multi-color linework designs.
Embroidery Panda offers a great selection of machine embroidery designs in a wide variety of categories. They offer a lot of fonts, filled embroidery, and applique.
Embroidery Super Deal
Embroidery Super Deal features tons of embroidery design packages with packages starting at $1.99. There are sets which feature fonts, professional sayings, sayings for baby and children’s apparel, flowers, dogs, and more.
Embroidery Weekly offers a lot of neat in the hoop projects including towel toppers, tissue packets, door hangers and more.
Enid And Celeste’s Designs
Enid and Celeste’s Designs offers a wide variety of machine embroidery designs which encompass several types of embroidery which include filled designs and multi-color outline designs.
Everyday Designs Boutique
Everyday Designs has a nice selection of applique designs. There are several elephant designs any one of which would make darling quilt blocks. There are also snails, owls, butterflies, and teddy bears. There’s a lovely cancer awareness butterfly design which would be lovely on sweatshirts or as quilt blocks.
Earla’s Machine Embroidery
Offers a selection of single color and multi-color designs. Includes a cute applique baseball alphabet which would be great if you have a baseball fan in your family.
Elizabeth K’s offers a nice range of applique alphabets and numbers as well as a few other cute applique designs.
Elsa’s offers a big selection of pretty and delicate machine embroidery designs including all the popular categories…like floral…Christmas…butterflies…and fall designs. There are a couple packages featuring dainty designs for quilt blocks and several designs for mug rugs.
Is a great source for machine embroidery designs for coasters, tea cloths and table runners. Their designs run toward the dainty and the elegant with lots of lacework paired with embroidery.
Embroideries For All
Offers a selection of mostly filled embroidery designs in a variety categories.
Features a lot of very pretty machine embroidery designs that have a delicate feel to them. The collection includes a lot of butterfly and floral machine embroidery designs.
This site is a great source for 3D floral machine embroidery designs. They have lots of them.
Offers a huge selection of machine applique embroidery designs which would be cute on kids’ apparel or kids’ quilts. They also offer a ton of applique and embroidery fonts as well as several in the hoop baby bib projects.
Embroidery Delight offers a big variety of machine embroidery designs. They offer a bit of everything from big semi truck singles to applique sailboats. In between there are the single color designs, the filled cartoon designs, and the delicate florals and alphabets.
This is a great site for cute machine applique designs for children’s clothes or quilts. There are also quite a few filled designs as well.
Embroidery Garden has a lot of neat in the hoop machine embroidery projects. I’m particularly interested in the chalkboard mat, the baby wrist rattles, the stuffies, and the butterfly coin purse and the pencil cases sets as these would be great donation projects.
Offers a big selection of filled embroidery designs for embroidery machines. These designs range from cute and humorous to pretty.
Embroidery Library offers a huge selection of embroidery designs and packages across a variety of styles and categories. They offer a new selection of designs on sale each week. Sale designs are usually less than $1 each.
Embroidery My Heart
Embroidery offers lots of licensed designs – like Disney princesses, Spiderman, Winnie the Pooh, and more.
If you’re looking for cute in the hoop projects or applique designs for children’s apparel and quilt blocks Embroidery Outlet is a good place to look. They have cute flowers, owls, and heavy machinery applique designs and lots of stuffed toys/ribbon toys for babies.
Offers a selection of machine embroidery designs which have a vintage feel to them. They offer quite a few redwork, bluework, and colored line design packages as well as some filled embroidery designs.
Offers a lot of photostitch machine embroidery designs including presidents and dolls. There are also quite a few single color outline stitch designs and quite a few filled embroidery designs.
Offers a mix of machine embroidery designs. There are quite a few florals, some Christmas and a Christmas carousel horse package that is pretty.
Offers a mix of machine embroidery designs — most of which are shown in projects which include several bags and handbags and a cute heart wallhanging.
This site offers realistic dog and cat machine embroidery designs, some pretty lace projects, and a number of other embroidery designs.
Offers a nice collection of machine embroidery monograms in various styles as well as quite a bit of cutwork embroidery and a good mix of other designs.
Erinas has an eclectic mix of designs which include several machine embroidery alphabets in various styles as well as quite a few single color designs. There are some cute applique designs too, including a couple of sets of machine applique owls which are cute.
Especially For You
Especially For You’s offerings include several packages of machine embroidery designs for quilt blocks of various styles, free-standing lace Christmas stockings, and a general mix of other designs.
Everyday Designs Boutique
Everyday Designs offers cute applique designs with many designs suitable for children’s quilt blocks and children’s apparel. There’s a lovely butterfly awareness ribbon that would be beautiful as quilt blocks for a quilt for someone battling cancer.
Fancy Pants Designs
Fancy Pants Designs features several sets of embroidery designs for kids. Designs include owls, cars, trucks, planes, automobiles, houses, bees, and more. Some sets feature filled embroidery others feature applique.
Fancy That Embroidery
Features lots of sets of embroidery designs that would make wonderful quilt blocks…including several packages of Christmas designs, a set of tropical fish, flowers, butterflies, and more.
Fit To Be Stitched
Offers a big selection of embroidery designs in various categories including applique, filled embroidery, and free standing lace. They have a couple of cute sunbonnet girls that would make cute quilt blocks.
Finer Things Embroidery
As the name might suggest, Finer Things Embroidery offers a selection of machine embroidery designs for making doilies and other items. Most of the designs include a combination of free-standing lace and cutwork.
Five Star Fonts Embroidery
Five Star Fonts doesn’t just have fonts. They have a lot of other designs too…including in the hoop designs, applique designs, typical filled embroidery designs, and more. Their in the hoop designs include a cute whale stuffie and a crayon roll that would make nice gifts or donations. They also have TONS of fonts.
From The Needle Of Anne
This site offers a great selection of free-standing lace. Their offerings include several packages of machine embroidery designs for making barefoot sandals as well as packages for making napkin rings, bookmarks, doilies and other lace work. They also have several alphabets.
Funstitch offers a lot of cute applique designs for children.
Garden Of Daisies
Is a great site for purchasing machine embroidery font frames and applique designs as well as a few in the hoop projects, like the business card holder. They also offer a cute applique alphabet set and a cute set of applique numbers.
GG’s offers a lot of really cute applique designs including several cute owls, a patchwork heart, a patchwork star, a patchwork car, and several cute boats, whales and more.
If you’re looking for embroidery designs for making felties of any kind this would be a good place to look. They have lots of felty items.
Offers a big selection of filled cartoon style machine embroidery designs and quite a few single color designs as well.
The name of this site suits its offerings well. It has a nice collection of graceful, dainty, heirloom type machine embroidery designs which include a celtic angel that is very pretty as well as some other Christmas ornaments. There are also several packages of quilt block designs which are very pretty.
Grand Slam Designs
Grand Slam Designs offers an eclectic mix of designs in a wide range of categories.
This site has a wide variety of machine embroidery designs of all sorts. Some of their most striking offerings are their realistic wildlife designs.
Hang To Dry Applique
Hang To Dry Applique offers a number of cute applique designs. I’m particularly fond of the little ballerina which would make darling quilt blocks for a little girl and the baby carriage which would make cute quilt blocks for a baby quilt. There’s a cute kite design too. The site also includes several cute alphabets.
Hatched In Africa
This site offers a wide variety of machine embroidery in a variety of styles including machine applique and a few in the hoop projects including an in the hoop Santa purse and several mug rug designs and a simple zippered bag. If butterflies or stilettos are your thing you’ll want to check them out for designs in those categories as they have multiple packages.
Havilah Embroidery Designs
This is a small site, but what they have is beautiful! Among their offerings are a darling set of spring cottage designs in machine applique as well as a machine applique package that contains cute owls with a flower garden theme and a machine applique set including cars which would be perfect for the little boys in your life — or on your donation list.
Heav’n Sent Creations
Heav’n Sent offers an eclectic mix of machine embroidery designs. Their offerings include designs for mug rugs, several packages which include sayings or words in artistic form. They also have a cute winter village set and other designs too numerous to list.
Hennessey offers an eclectic mix of machine embroidery designs, though a large portion of them are either single color outline work, like redwork or are multiple color outline stitch. There are some filled designs as well.
Hooked on Applique
Offers a nice selection of cute applique designs–most suitable for children’s clothing. Their offerings include several nice alphabets.
Features a nice selection of in the hoop and applique designs. In the hoop designs include a wallet, fanny pack, barbie doll clothes, stuffies, bibs, and more.
iBroidery is a good source for Disney and other licensed designs–but they also have many other designs in other categories including flowers, animals, holidays, and so on.
Initial Here Applique & Embroidery
Initial Here is a small site with a limited number of machine applique designs. I do think I’ll have to have the cat silhouette design though.
Features a large selection of 3D Christmas ornaments, lots of in the hoop projects, designs to make a darling bag for cat lovers, and designs to make chicken curtains. There’s also a neat set of elegant cats in applique.
Jackie’s Embroidery Treasures
If you’re looking for machine embroidered, filled quilt block designs, this is your site. They feature a 113 quilt block package and several smaller packages which all feature traditional quilt blocks in machine embroidery.
Jazzy Zebra Designs
Jazzy Zebra Designs offers a lot of cute applique designs, cute sayings and colorwork and filled embroidery designs.
JHB Creations offers a lot of great packages of in the hoop projects. Projects include in the hoop toilet paper covers, in the hoop tissue box covers, in the hoop bags and more. There is also a set of quick and easy stuffed toys offered here.
JJ’s offers a nice selection of cute applique designs. I particularly like their cowboy/cowgirl designs. There are also lots of cute sayings and several neat fonts.
Jone’s site offers quite a few sets of filled machine embroidery designs. Set themes include sewing, Christmas, vehicles, and more.
Check out Joyous Embroidery for a huge selection of darling applique. Many of their designs would make great quilt blocks…I’m particularly fond of the elephant applique, the sleeping girl owl, the train applique, and the balloons…just for starters.
Julie Hall Designs
Though this site offers a mix of machine embroidered designs, I have some definite favorites here. These include the machine appliqued cars which are really cute and, since they are applique can be customized for girls or boys. There are also designs to complete a gorgeous applique flower quilt. There are some darling carousel horses that would be cute embroidered on little girl’s apparel, or used to make a quilt.
Just Peachy Applique
Check out Just Peachy for embroidery machine designs for applique. Their designs include a cute racecar, hand tools, a cute frog, a baby carriage, several boats, and more.
Just Sew Sandy
This site features a lot of in the hoop designs. Offerings include a seatbelt cover for the 5×7 hoop, kids’ finger puppets, cases for cell phones, feminine hygiene pads in 3 sizes, and more.
Katelyn’s Kreative Stitches
This site has a lot of cute applique designs, including applique words and sayings suitable for apparel. There is a particularly cute whale applique that would make a fun quilt.
KC Dezigns offers some really cute sayings for kid’s apparel including several designs featuring owls. There are some in the hoop floral coasters that would make great gifts. There are tons of other lovely designs as well.
Kenny’s Kreations offers a neat selection of unique designs. They feature candlewicking designs, machine quilt piecing and machine quilting designs, as well as in the hoop projects.
Keri’s site offers a number of cute packages of filled embroidery designs in a variety of themes. There are cute designs for both girls and boys. There is a package of Halloween designs, cats, dogs, frogs, Santas, owls, and snowmen round out the offerings.
KMD Embroidery Shop
This site offers quite a few different machine embroidery and machine applique designs. Among their machine embroidery designs I’m quite taken by the spring heart quilt set and in the applique I like the Volkswagen beetle. That said, there are lots of other designs too.
Kreations by Kara
Kreations by Kara has designs similar to others you’d see in other places…but this site also has some truly unique stuff…like the modern applique which is stunning. There are also several packages of Christmas trees.
Kreative Kiwi Embroidery
Kreative Kiwi Embroidery offers an eclectic mix of embroidery designs but among the offerings are a set of paper dolls that look like they would be a lot of fun to make and give. There is also a crazy patch bag and an in the hoop tissue holder that looks cute.
Kris’s site offers a lot of neat in the hoop and applique designs. There are designs for making a quiet book that are pretty neat, also several designs for toilet paper rolls. There are designs for a Jesse tree, and an applique hugs and kisses design that would be cute on a child’s sweatshirt.
Laura’s Sewing Studio
The full size New York Beauty quilt and the Lone Star quilt designs here are worth the stop.
Le Hoop Embroidery
Offers a lot of interesting designs…like applique bunnies…kids finger puppets…and that sort of thing. They also have a few things I’ve not seen anywhere else. These include machine embroidered wings and other decorations that you add to your shoes, a whirligig toy, and twirligig spinning mobile. These would be great items for teenagers.
Lickity Stitch Designs
If you like the look of counted cross stitch in machine embroidery designs then this site is for you. They offer a huge selection of machine embroidery designs that look like counted cross stitch when they are stitched out. Especially stunning are the unicorns and dragons and the quilt blocks.
Lights To Stitches Gifts
Lights To Stitches has quite a few machine embroidery designs but a big percentage of these fall into lighthouse designs or sayings.
Lights To Stitches USA
Lights To Stitches USA is the place for machine embroidery designs featuring lighthouses.
Linda Rae Designs
Linda Rae Designs offers lots of quilting designs, single color designs and multi-color outline stitch designs.
Lindee G Embroidery
Lindee’s offers a wide range of embroidery designs in a variety of styles as well as lots of information about how to use the designs you do purchase.
Features a nice collection of dainty florals and Christmas designs as well as some scrollwork and alphabets.
Louisa Meyer Originals
This site includes lots of delicate embroidery, tassels, and free-standing lace designs for machine embroidery.
Lovely Leaf Applique
Has a lot of mug wraps and tooth fairy pillows as well as some cute applique designs. They also feature snowman and grinch poop containers–which are essentially covers for a TicTac box with a witty saying.
Check out Lynnie’s for cute machine applique embroidery designs. There’s a darling beach applique in the shape of a heart, a cute car, and many other appliques. It’s also a great site to check if you are looking for alphabets.
Magical Machine Embroidery
Features a nice collection of realistic designs including dogs, butterflies, and aquarium fish . Other designs lean more toward filled cartoon style.
As with other sites, I have my favorites here. My favorite here is the elegant daisies design pack. Other designs on this site lean toward the filled cartoon or single color style.
Offers quite a few design packs featuring 3D flowers. They also have a darling set of candle shades to use with wine glasses and tea lights. In addition there are plenty of in the hoop projects including potholders and mug rugs Halloween masks and more.
Memories In Thread
Memories In Thread offers a nice range of designs for children as well as some ornaments and treat bags. They also offer several sets of cute reading positive designs to encourage reading.
This site features a lot of cute sayings, some cute applique campers and other applique designs as well as a variety of other designs.
This site features many realistic animal and bird designs. If you’re looking for Australian animals or the animals of England this is a good place to look.
Mimi’s Sewing Studio
Mimi’s offers a wide selection of machine embroidery designs which include most styles of embroidery including delicate embroidery, filled cartoon, multi colored outline stitch and single colored outline stitch. They also offer several sets for vintage baby bibs and a couple of sets for snowman inspired coasters.
Mindy’s offers a collection of cute designs–mostly suitable for children’s wear or quilt blocks for children.
Though MM Embroidery offers a few non-applique machine embroidery designs most of the designs on this site are machine applique. They have lots of beautiful projects and beautiful design packs. One of my favorites for children is the monkey applique alphabet which would be cute as quilt blocks or embroidered on apparel. For adults there are some gorgeous appliqued butterflies and geraniums.
This site offers a ton of machine embroidery designs for making crazy quilt blocks on the embroidery machine. There are also several design sets for making fabric books for children and a couple of darling sets of applique cars that would make wonderful quilt blocks for a little boy’s quilt.
Momma MC’s has a nice selection of single color ornaments designed for coloring with markers or fabric crayons after they are stitched out. They also have lots of cute in the hoop softie toys and baby rattles and in the hoop chalkboard/dry erase projects as well as lots of sets of paper dolls and paper doll clothes.
The Monogram Font Store is a small site which sells several embroidery fonts.
Moose B Stitchin
Moose B Stitchin is a great site to check out if you’re looking for in the hoop projects. There is a huge variety of projects including several different crayon cases, several different memo book covers, several different checkbook covers, lots of different bags…both see through and not see through. There are also lots of Christmas stockings and other Christmas ornaments.
My Fair Lady
This is a wonderful site for those who make things for the little people in their lives or for donation to charity. There are tons of in the hoop projects for carriers for toy cars which include a track and a garage. Other packages include a darling in the hoop newborn basket or a doll basket, various bags, and Halloween masks. The selection at this shop also includes a lot of heirloom style machine embroidery.
My Mind’s Eye
This site offers filled embroidery style designs in sets. Set themes include cowboy, boy, girl, baby, tubtime, summer, USA and more.
Needle Little Embroidery
This site includes quite a few in the hoop projects which include some cute stuffed bunny toys, in the hoop boy and girl dolls, and in the hoop purses. There are also other embroidery designs on the site, including some pretty florals.
Needle Passion Embroidery
Needle Passion Embroidery features a wide variety of embroidery designs. There are some very pretty snowflakes, lots of sayings, and some embroidery frames which would be nice as quilt labels.
Nobbie Knees Kids
Nobbie Knees offers tons of in the hoop projects including a variety of playsets, pacifier holders, pacifier storage cases, which could also be used as coin purses or retainer cases, in the hoop barefoot sandals for baby, in the hoop baby bibs and rattles, in the hoop chalkboard and chalk roll, in the hoop bracelets, several styles of crayon rolls, and much more. This is a site you really should check out if you enjoy making things for children.
If you like in the hoop projects Nonnienoo is a good site for you. They feature quite a few in the hoop toys for children as well as a broad assortment of mug rugs, cell phone cases, and the like.
Norty Unicorns offers mostly filled embroidery designs including a superhero monogram font, dogs, and more.
This site offers a wide variety of machine embroidery designs featuring many different subjects. That said, if you are looking for machine embroidered chickens and roosters, this will be a good site for you as there are several packages available.
Oh Sew New
Oh Sew New features designs for making a wide number of projects including free-standing lace jewelry, cutwork placemats and table runners, and cushions of various styles.
Oma’s offers a wide selection of machine embroidery projects. Though I like many of these, my favorite is the large-sized cell phone bag which can be worn across the body. I wish I’d seen this before I bought the small purse I’m currently using. There are tons of mug rugs, zippered cases, key fobs, and other projects here.
This site offers a lot of beautiful designs – especially for children. There are several in the hoop projects including stuffies and hair bows which are cute. Some designs like the bird on the dreamcatcher are stunningly beautiful but defy easy categorization.
Oriental Embroidery, as the name implies, has a wide selection of machine embroidery designs which have an oriental flair.
Features a wide variety of embroidery types, including applique, single color realistic line sketch type designs, realistic multiple color embroidery designs in a wide variety of categories. The kittens and the wide variety of dogs are lovely.
Pam’s 3D Designs
There are a lot of 3D machine embroidery designs here. The realistic 3D butterflies are absolutely gorgeous, but it bears mentioning that there is a lot more than 3D designs here. There are lots of sets which are either designed for or which would make wonderful quilt blocks.
Patti’s offers a big selection of dainty floral embroidery and dainty floral embroidery combined with machine applique. The offerings are gorgeous!
Personal Life Embroidery
Offers a big selection of fonts, applique, and sayings suitable for use on children’s apparel. Also offers several in the hoop designs to make backpack keyrings that are cute.
Pickle Pie Designs
Check out Pickle Pie Designs for cute in the hoop machine embroidery projects and machine applique. In the hoop projects include a crayon roll, a crayon bag, a flower baby softie, binky bags, and more.
PineTree is a great place to shop for machine embroidery fonts.
Offers a nice selection of embroidery designs…lots of sayings…quilt block designs…embroidered frames and more.
Offers a huge selection of applique designs…most suitable for children’s wear or children’s quilt blocks.
Premium Embroidery Designs
Sells a variety of pretty singles in a variety of categories. I particularly like their horse designs, their florals, and their free-standing lace but there are lots of pretty designs in other categories too.
Quite A Stitch
Quite A Stitch carries a huge variety of cartoon style people. If you’re looking for craft divas, curvy ladies, dancing girls, or any other type of cute cartoon person you’ll want to check this site out.
Ravens Nest Embroidery
Ravens Nest offers a variety of machine embroidery designs in a wide variety of categories.
Rease’s Realistic Designs
Rease’s offers a sizeable collection of single and multicolor quilt block designs, as well as some in-the-hoop quilt designs. They also have a variety of other embroidery designs.
Red Moon Gardens
If you’re looking for something with a bit of oriental flair, this would be a good site to check out. They offer a lot of designs in traditional categories but also have quite a few which have an oriental element.
If you’re a fan of the Debbie Mum look, this is a good site to find designs that have a similar look and feel. There are designs for children’s wearables as well as a candy cane alphabet, some holiday sets, a baby’s set and more.
Renae’s offers several packages of designs including a set which features flowers, a set which features cherries and a couple of Christmas sets.
Offers a small selection of cute applique and in the hoop designs–most suited to children.
Ronels features a fun selection of in the hoop type projects. Projects include a cute sunglasses case, a welcome home wallhanging, several cases, bags, and organizer baskets, several sets of fabric paper doll type designs with clothes and accessories, several soft toys, and more.
Royal Present Embroidery
Offers a small selection of very pretty embroidery with lots of florals and Christmas designs.
Offers a small selection of Africa inspired designs plus a few other designs.
The Rusty Needle is an offbeat store with an unusual set of offerings. You won’t find the pretty baskets of flowers here. Instead, the designs featured here include toilets, test tubes, pin-up girls, and a bloody clever…among others. Check them out if you’re looking for something off the beaten path.
SanLori’s has a nice selection of filled embroidery styled designs. Themes include beach/pirate ship, a set with a snail, rocket ship, sunglasses, a mermaid themed set, and many others.
Savvy Stitches Applique
Savvy Stitches offers a wide variety of applique designs and quite a few cute in the hoop designs. Applique designs fall into categories like words and sayings, holiday, transportation, animals, owls, and more. In the hoop designs include felties and plushies. The plushie offerings include a bunny head plushie, a submarine plushie, and a butterfly plushie.
This site has some of the most beautiful freestanding lace designs
SewAZ offers a wide variety of designs with lots of cute in the hoop projects including a welcome sign, mug rugs, table toppers, and a kid’s camper tote complete with non paper paper dolls and pets.
Sew Inspired Designs By Bonnie
Features a nice selection of designs including a cute set of applique cars that would be darling for a boy’s quilt, a lovely set of poinsettias, pretty butterflies, angels and more.
Sew It All
Sew It All offers a mix of embroidery designs. They have several cute alphabets on their site.
Sew Lucky Designs
Features lots of cute applique designs. I particularly like the cowboy hat and cowboy boots, the butterfly and the heart peace sign. They also offer felties, in the hoop, and fonts and numbers.
Sew Many Designs
Sew Many Designs features a big selection of applique designs. Most are suitable for projects for children. There are applique penguins, owls, frogs, a cute submarine design, a lemonade stand, flip-flops, several sets featuring numbers, and much more.
Sew Michelle is a small shop with a lot of designs for in the hoop projects for purses and bags and notebook covers. They also have a cute applique owl alphabet that is very cute.
Sew ‘n Sew
This site offers a lot of lovely designs. They have a nice set of coasters and a trinket box in their in the hoops section. Their block of the month club features beautiful in the hoop applique quilt designs.
Sew Sarah Designs
Sew Sara’s site offers lots of in the hoop projects including seasonal/holiday treat holders, stuffies, color your own stuffies and felt play sets, like a felt road and road signs and a felt food set.
Has a nice collection of cartoon style filled embroidery plus quite a few sets featuring single color/redwork style embroidery.
Check out Sew Sweetly for machine embroidery fonts. They also offer a wide variety of other designs in a wide variety of categories.
This site has some nice machine applique offerings including a set of machine applique Christmas designs and a set of machine applique snowmen. There is also a set of African animal applique designs and several sets of applique flowers.
Sew Teri-fic Designs
This site has quite a lot of everything…including redwork, filled designs, in the hoop projects, which include several sets of embroidered paper dolls and applique designs which include animals, boats. There are also several nice alphabets available on the site.
Simply Stitches offers several sets which feature single color outline stitch designs.
Smart Needle Embroidery Designs
Smart Needle is one of the places to go for in the hoop designs. Their offerings include in the hoop slipper patterns, towel toppers, pot holders, hair clip covers, coin purses, headbands and more.
Snow Lady Designs
This site offers some cute applique Sunbonnet Sue and Sam designs. There are also some freestanding lace designs on the site, including two snowflake ornaments.
So Cute Appliques
So Cute Appliques offers a huge collection of machine embroidery designs featuring sayings…many of these are suitable for children’s clothing.
Sonia Showalter Designs
Sonia Showlater offers a big selection of finely detailed embroidery designs including several pages of lace embroidery earrings, bracelets, pendants, and more.
Spunky Stitches Embroidery
Spunky Stithes offers a big selection of embroidery designs suitable for kids. These include a big section which features in the hoop clothes for dolls, including 18″ my life dolls, baby dolls, and 14″ dolls. They also offer in the hoop towel holders, felt toys, beanies and more.
Stitch Away Applique
Check out this site for cute applique designs. They offer some cute Christmas designs, some cute designs well-suited for apparel and some well-suited for quilt blocks.
Features mostly cartoon style filled embroidery.
Features a nice collection of finely digitized, dainty florals and other designs, including several sets of pretty quilt blocks. Their offerings also include several in the hoop projects including gift boxes, free standing lace, and in the hoop machine embroidery designs for eyeglass holders.
Stitching Art is an eclectic online shop which features lots of traditional multi-colored embroidery designs in a variety of categories such as children’s designs, florals, animals, birds, and more.
Stitch Soup has a great selection of in the hoop projects great for those who sew for kids. Projects include several different felt animals that are stitched quickly in a single hooping and stuffed. They also offer barrette cover designs, several versions of pouches, pencil holders, notebook holders, and much more.
Sue Box Creations
Offers a small collection of embroidery designs on CD. The offerings are varied but there are disks devoted to Christmas and to lace among others.
Sunshine Embroidery offers a nice collection of machine embroidery fonts in various styles. They also offer some in-the-hoop designs, single color redwork style and multi-color outline style embroidery designs as well as some free standing lace designs.
Swak Embroidery is a large site with a huge selection of machine embroidery designs in a wide range of categories. They have huge selections of free-standing lace, applique, and in the hoop designs as well as a sizeable collection of heirloom style machine embroidery designs. Check them out for embroidery machine designs for free-standing lace jewelry, christmas ornaments, snowflakes, and more.
Sweet Heirloom Embroidery
Features a big collection of heirloom style embroidery designs which include quite a few designs in the rippled style. There are several designs which feature cute sayings which would be nice on sweatshirts. A selection of free standing lace designs rounds out their collection–including a set of free-standing lace owls.
The Bean Stitch
The Bean Stitch offers lots of in the hoop designs for keyrings, there’s also a set of kids’ masks, and a set of designs for lip balm keepers.
The Itch To Stitch
Check out The Itch To Stitch for a huge selection of really cute machine applique designs and for a big selection of fonts. There are loads of cute designs for kids clothes or kids quilts here.
Check out Thread Sketches for a big selection of cute, filled embroidery style designs.
Threads of Time
Threads has a nice collection of embroidery designs in all the normal categories including filled cartoon style embroidery, multi-color embroidery, redwork style and multicolor outline style, and machine applique. They have a set of applique owls that is on my want to buy list as well as a set of butterflies and dragonflies.
Titania Creations offers a variety of machine embroidery designs including sayings, in the hoop projects, applique and more.
Too Cute Embroidery
Too Cute offers quite a few packages of embroidery designs featuring filled cartoon style embroidery designs as well as some in the hoop projects. I’m particularly interested in making some of the play food sets for children.
Trendy Stitch Designs
Carries a big selection of applique designs–especially for children. Offerings include cute sayings, animals, fonts, Christmas, and more.
U and I Unique Embroidery
Offers quite a few in the hoop projects including mug rugs, bookmarks, and lace candle covers. Their offerings also include a set for making your own “made by” labels.
If you’re looking for cartoon style designs, especially frogs, this would be a good place to look.
Urban Threads features an eclectic range of embroidery designs across many styles and categories.
Valley Of Embroidery
This site offers some pretty lace bracelets, several in the hoops projects including glasses cases, key fobs, bookmarks, masks, fingerless gloves and more.
Offers a great collection of cute applique designs that would be suitable for apparel or quilt blocks. Their offerings include hearts, airplanes, cars, dogs, baby carriages, elephants, owls and more.
Viv-A-Lee sells an eclectic mix of embroidery machine designs. Their offerings include dainty embroidery as well as some single color/redwork style work.
Whimsical Embroidery Designs
Check out Whimsical Embroidery Designs for designs for Sesame Street characters, Mickey Mouse, Finding Nemo, Minions and more.
Wind Bell Embroidery
Wind Bell Embroidery Features an eclectic mix of machine embroidery designs many of which fall into the categories of dainty, heirloom style embroidery, redwork style embroidery, and free standing lace. Their Cute Monsters set would make delightful quilt blocks.
This site features a lot of cute sayings, quite a few applique designs, and some multi-color filled embroidery. They have a $1 section that is fun to browse.
Yarn Plus Thread
Yarn Plus Thread offers a variety of in the hoop and applique designs. In the hoop designs include baby bibs, tic tac toe games, and kids’ masks.
Young At Heart
Young At Heart sells an eclectic mix of embroidery designs in a variety of styles. Their Floral Corners and Dragonfly Corners sets would make delightful quilt label borders.
Zari’s Embroidery Designs
Zari’s offers a variety of color outline machine embroidery designs as well as some designed for single color work. There is also a small number of applique designs on the site, including a cute set featuring teddy bears that would be great for a kid’s quilt.
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