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And the Winners Are…

Thanks to all of you who joined the party and crafted your own highly official Urban Threads shirts!

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A little sample of some of the awesome entries. See all of them in the slideshow below!

Seeing all your creative takes on the U-Tee was pretty much the best 6th birthday present ever. Congratulations to Dar, Kara, Katherine, Rita, Vanessa, and Wanda, randomly selected winners of a $30 Urban Threads gift certificate each. Winners, you’ve been emailed. Check out all the entries in the slideshow below (or see them here) … and remember, should you ever find yourself in need of an Urban Threads tee, grab a free skull-and-cross-needles design and go to town!

Make Your Own Official Urban Threads Tee and WIN!

UPDATE: Winners have been announced!

Make your own official Urban Threads tee, no matter what your hoop size!

A lot of you have been asking about official Urban Threads swag for awhile now. Buttons, stickers, even tees. Well in honor of Urban Threads’ 6th birthday (!), we’ve come up with a distinctly Urban Threads way to let you get your hands on an official Urban Threads tee. Not only that, but you can use your awesome new tee to enter for a chance to win one of 6 gift certificates. How is this all possible? DIY it! That’s right, you can have your own official tee. The only catch is you gotta make it yourself.

Make your own official Urban Threads tee, no matter what your hoop size!

With this awesome new free embroidery design, you can make a Urban Threads tee just like the one above, no matter your embroidery machine’s hoop size! Want to know how to make your tee? Check out this easy step-by-step tutorial. So what about this whole WINNING thing? Well, to enter, grab the new design, embroider it onto a shirt, and dress it up as you please. Then email contest@urbanthreads.com with either a photo of your shirt (bonus points if you’re in it!) or a link to your photo in the Urban Embroidery flickr pool.  Enter as many shirts as you like, but you can only win once. At the end of the month, 6 lucky winners will be selected at random to win a $30 gift certificate each! You know what’s extra fun about this “official” shirt? Well, that’s there’s no real “official” way to do it! As long as you have the name and logo stitched somewhere on your shirt, your own crazy touches make it as officially Urban Threads as anything else. Because really, Urban Threads’ hallmark is not a logo, but your creativity! Sure, we loved playing with the “splat” motif that often accompanies our logo, but as you can see, the Urban Threads team went all over the place in how they decorated theirs.

Make your own official Urban Threads tee, no matter what your hoop size! See all the different styles the UT team made with theirs.

Bonnie is our newest digitizer, and adorably quirky. She has a thing for big shiny eyeballs, so she added her own unique stamp to her tee with felt, along with a little felt “splat.” Don’t be afraid to add your own unique touches. Bonnie’s certainly not!

Make your own official Urban Threads tee, no matter what your hoop size! See all the different styles the UT team made with theirs.

Caitlin opted for a lighter tank top for the warmer months ahead. She also tried playing with applique, and added sparkly fabric underneath her logo!

Make your own official Urban Threads tee, no matter what your hoop size! See all the different styles the UT team made with theirs.

UT artist Dani decided on some unusual placement for her design, putting it instead at the bottom front of her tee. If you look a little closer, you can also see she did a cool double layering effect with the logo, stitching it just offset in a slightly different color.

Make your own official Urban Threads tee, no matter what your hoop size! See all the different styles the UT team made with theirs.

Danielle too kept her tee simple, but gave it a fashionable touch with a side stitched logo. It’s a nice placement idea if you want your logo tee to be a bit more subtle. She also used the small logo as a front tee accent. Simple but chic!

Make your own official Urban Threads tee, no matter what your hoop size! See all the different styles the UT team made with theirs.

UT marketing wizard and ringmaster Karline decided to put her main design on the back of a hoodie instead of the front, and also accented the front with the logo.

Make your own official Urban Threads tee, no matter what your hoop size! See all the different styles the UT team made with theirs.

Taylor kept this simple, with a jaunty offset logo and type, but accented his shirt with a stitched “splat” design.

Make your own UT shirt with a free design and WIN. Contest now through the end of May 2014.

There’s no wrong way to do it. Just make sure “Urban Threads” is stitched legibly, and your shirt/hoodie/tank/jacket  includes the name and logo. You can add bleach, paint, stitches, your own favorite Urban Threads designs… anything! Make your official tee as stylin’ as you want it, and send us a picture of it for your chance to win. Go grab your FREE design right here, check out this tutorial for how to make it, and then send us your picture at contest@urbanthreads.com before 11:59 p.m. Central time on Saturday, May 31 for your chance to win one of SIX $30 gift certificates.  Get stitching!

WOO BIRTHDAY!

It’s our birthday, it’s our birthday YEAHYEAHITSOURBIRTHDAY!

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Today is officially our 5TH BIRTHDAY and we are so so grateful to YOU for making it happen!

As a show of our appreciation for supporting our weird and wacky idea that skulls and alternative designs had a place in the embroidery world, we’re offering everything in our store HALF OFF for a limited time. You can also enter to win a limited edition Urban Threads tee, take part in a rocking coloring contest where you could win a $100 gift certificate, or just browse the newly updated Urban Threads 5th Anniversary Lookbook for all kinds of cool ideas and tutorials to get your crafty mind going.

It has been such an amazing journey with you all so far. We can’t wait to celebrate another 5 years with you.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY URBAN THREADS!

T-Shirt Giveaway #4 – It’s Our Birthday!!

*Contest is closed! Congrats to comment number #26 Lauren! Still one more chance to enter on Thursday!*

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It’s our birthday month around here, and today, it’s really our 5th BIRTHDAY! WOOT! We’re giving you a chance to not only celebrate with a BIG storewide sale, but a chance to win one of these limited edition Urban Threads tees!  We’ve already had three awesome chances, this is chance numbah four to snag one of these beauties!

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So, how do you enter to win a chance at your tee today?

Today you can enter to win one of these rad shirts by telling us what your favorite single design is on Urban Threads in the comments of this post by tonight at 11:59 p.m., Central time. Remember, that does NOT include packs like the whole Dark Fairytale series, but you can tell us which individual design from that pack is your favorite. Maybe you have a specific steampunk design you always go to? Leave it in the comments before tonight to enter! Please leave just ONE comment per person, thanks. Feel free to throw a little happy birthday jingle in as well ;)

Ready? GO! And be sure to celebrate 5 awesome years  (AS OF TODAY!) of alternative embroidery by shopping the ENTIRE collection on SALE for a limited time!

P.S. – Don’t forget, you’ll have one more chance this week to win a shirt if you miss out on today. Also, I know it’s mean to make you guys pick just one design. Call it tough love ;)

Urban Threads 4th Birthday Bash Storewide Sale!

That’s right stitchers. It doesn’t come around very often, but when it does, it’s BIG!

We’re celebrating four happy years with a huge storewide sale! Yup, this upcoming May 28th, Urban Threads is officially 4 years old, and to celebrate, now until June 3rd, 2012 everything in our store is on sale. You get 50% off all individual designs, and 25% of all packs.

That won’t be the only excitement going on these next two weeks… Keep a close eye out here for all kinds of fun features and really sweet giveaways to celebrate 4 fun years of alternative embroidery and awesome customers.

So Threadsters, it’s time to pull up that wishlist and get shopping. Click the banner or check out the sale here!