Posts Tagged ‘christmas’

Color Inspirations – Christmas Morning

Transform regular embroidery designs into holiday wonders with this Christmas Morning color inspiration.

Happy Thanksgiving Urban Threadsters!

It’s a lot of fun to play with traditional holiday designs and mix them up with unusual color schemes, but what about the other way around? Can you turn a non-Christmas design festive, just with color? Darn skippy you can. This carousel horse was originally quite a dark design, but with this Christmas Morning color scheme, bright sunny golds and classic Christmas colors turn it right around. Don’t believe me? See how it compares to the original.

Which do you prefer?

Quick Pic – Fresh Gingerbread

Inspiring ideas from customers!

The best and brightest chosen from images off facebook, flickr, instagram and more.

The best and brightest ideas by Urban Threads customers from facebook, flickr, instagram and more.

Nurpinar on facebook described it simply as “fresh gingerbread“. How cute, and totally appropriate! It’s pretty easy to whip up a whole batch too.

Handmade Highlights – Santa Tea Towel

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Tis the season! Thismomloves hand embroidered the Snowstorm Santa design on a white linen dish towel. I am always looking for sweet and thoughtful handmade gifts to give, and this piece would be perfect! It’s always great inspiration to see how you can create some of your own hand embroidered gifts, or if not, buy some from a local craft fair and support the handmade community this holiday season!

Quick Pic – Santa is Coming

Inspiring ideas from customers!

The best and brightest chosen from images off facebook, flickr, instagram and more.

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Santa Claus is coming… for braaiins! At least he is in this adorable stocking from Cushion Rock, packed with goodies like a little gnomie santa and a tasty gingerbread man. I may be a little weird, but I’d love to wake up to this delight on Christmas morning!

Color Inspirations – Sterling Christmas

Find a new and elegant color palette for your holiday embroidery designs with this Sterling Christmas color inspiration.

This week, try a new take on Christmas. Bright and bold reds and greens are always a classic, but sometimes something different can add a new and unexpectedly elegant look to the season. Silver and gold tones bring an understated and refreshing new take on Christmas designs, and reflect the cool and calming colors of the natural season. Try it with metallics for an even more luxurious feel. See how it compares to the original.

Which do you prefer?

Fridays At The Office

Behind the scenes peeks at life and work at the Urban Threads office.

It’s Christmas on artist Caitlin’s desk this week, thankfully here in Minnesota it hadn’t quite turned that way outside the window. Yet.

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Fridays At The Office

Behind the scenes peeks at life and work at the Urban Threads office

It may be nearly Halloween, but around here we need to be thinking ahead. And for some reason, we prefer meetings on the floor. Because Friday.

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