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Canine Couture & Furry Fashions

Urban Threads is full of embroidery designs to bring your own closet and decor to new levels of awesome. Why should your dog be any different? Here’s a brand new collection for pups to make them as unique and stylin’ as you are!

The new Canine Couture collection features light and open designs that are still full of awesome detail — perfect for jackets and hoodies, pet beds, and more. These chic new designs are modeled by non other than official UT office pups, owned by two of our digitizers! The little black pit Jaxie is owned by Danielle, and the two little Chinese Cresteds, Possum and Hopscotch ,belong to our newest team member Bonnie. They modeled like champs, (and we love having them visit!) and whether your pup is a proud alum of Barkington University or is just Bad to the Bone, you’re sure to find the perfect designs for all your four-legged friends.

Check out how stylin’ our resident pups look rocking them…

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Jaxie knows what’s up. With a little bundle of furry love in your life, what more do you need?

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Got a little prima donna? Trust me, you’ll know if you do. Might as well rock that look loud and proud.

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Maybe your dog has a little more of an attitude. Let em be bad to the bone. Heck  little Possum is practically rocking a mohawk. That punk little hoodie suits him well.

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All our office pups are rescues! Or more like, they rescued us. Where you adopted by a dog? Let people know with a cute design and spread the word to help more dogs find their adoptable humans.

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Jaxie is all about giving out free kisses. Anytime, anywhere. Now she can advertise it loud and proud.

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Got a pup that’s got that chic attitude? Let them prance around with class, they graduated top of their class at Barkington University. Maybe you can both rock your college sweaters out on a walk like proud alumni.

If you love the look of these cute little dog hoodies, you can make your own! There’s an easy-to-follow tutorial to sew your own right here, featuring the original blog dog Norton.

Sew your own embroidered dog hoodie with this easy to follow tutorial.

Craft some pawsitively stylin’ threads for your pup with these new designs. Check out the whole Canine Couture collection, and feel free to send photos of what you make to support@urbanthreads.com — we’d love to see!

Instagram Love

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Are you on Instagram? Hey us too.

Follow us at urbanthreadsemb for sneak peeks, behind the scenes shenanigans, never before seen photos, and fun inspiration for your crafty day. Tag your photos #urbanthreads or us directly at urbanthreadsemb and we’ll be your friends too!

Be My Anti-Valentine – 5 Ways to Celebrate the Other Side of Valentine’s Day

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1. Meh Conversation Heart | 2. Cupid’s Bad Day | 3. Devilish Love | 4. Love Sucks (with Bunny Plushie Tutorial) | 5. Love Hurts

Not feeling so lovey-dovey as the big day draws near? Never fret. Hidden within Urban Threads’ weekend Valentine’s Sale are a few gems that are sure to warm your cold heart with their slightly twisted tastes. Grab them this weekend before the sale is over, and rock that day of roses your way.

Request Fest Weekend!

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Hey Urban Threadsters — Did you know you can request embroidery designs? It’s true! It’s part of the selection you can make in our contact form. Customer requests have turned into some very popular designs, like the ones pictured above. Want to see your idea in stitches?

Well, this weekend, we’re looking for 5 awesome design ideas for an upcoming release. We want your input! So this weekend specifically, send us an idea through the contact form OR leave a comment on this post with your design request! The team will pick 5 ideas from this weekend and previous requests and turn them into awesome upcoming designs. Remember, designs that will be popular for everyone (instead of a design specifically just for your pug named Sparky) are more likely to be chosen.

What are you waiting for? Leave your idea below in the comments, and you could get your dream design.

P.S.: Though we’ll be looking at comments from over the weekend, our request line is always open through that contact form. Send us a great idea anytime!

6 Stitchy Ways To Refresh Your Decor

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It’s a new year … time for a fresh start!

Give your home a lift with chic and unique designs from the Fresh Start Sale! These designs are perfect for throw pillows, blankets, curtains, wall art, and lots more home decor. Want a couple of ideas on how to freshen up your space with embroidery? Try these 6 easy ideas you can try this weekend…

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Get organized in style with a fabric-covered bulletin board.

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Stitch a felt bowl to catch odds and ends near the door.

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Stretch fabric on a frame to turn your favorite designs into wall art.

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Layer and collage embroidery to make a postcard pillow.

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Brighten up your space with a pretty patchwork throw from this pattern.

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Light up your life with a lampshade covered with pretty embroidery.

Every design pictured on these easy ideas is on sale, along with MANY others — just $1.49 for each machine embroidery design, and only $0.50 for the hand embroidery versions.  Sale ends Sunday, Feb. 2 at 11:59 p.m., Central time — so go pick out your favorite designs, and make your nest the best it’s ever been!

New Collection – Snow Queen

With Christmas over, it’s easy to think the glamour of the season has passed. But winter has an icy beauty all its own, and the glittering edges of icicles and sparkle of snowflakes offer a cold beauty unlike any other time. Become the queen of the season and declare mastery over the cold with the new Snow Queen collection, perfect for adding that glamorous edge to winter gear.

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Stitch on jackets, hoodies, gloves and capes. Light stitching designs go easily on to all kinds of fabrics, and there’s even a sparkle of silver metallic to bring a bit of that icy light to the designs.

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For a limited time, get these lovely designs ON SALE through Jan. 19, 2014– just $1.49 for each machine embroidery design, and only $0.50 for the hand embroidery versions. Save even more when you order them all in a design pack; each size of the machine embroidery pack is on sale for $15, and the hand embroidery pack is only $4!

Visit the sale page to grab these new designs before the deal is gone.

A Gift To You – Free Downloadable 2014 Calendar!

Happy Holidays Urban Threadsters! Hopefully today you’re all cozied up with families and friends, but if you happen to be lazing on your couch surfing the internet, we have a little gift for you.

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A free downloadable mini calendar! Yup, we want you to start 2014 off right. This little calendar prints out on letter size cardstock with two months per page. Each month has it’s own cute image from some of your favorite embroidery designs. Just print it out and cut it to size.

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You can pin up each page as needed, or tie it together simply with a few hole punches and a little bow. Start your new year out right… with adorable FREE things!

Download your 2014 pdf calendar here, and hope you have a very happy holiday season and an epic new year, from all of us at Urban Threads.

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