One thing we know about hand embroidery is that it does take time and a certain level of dedication. It is a simple craft that many are often intimidated by - it can be time-consuming, and requires a keen attention to detail. What we also know is that the memories, traditions and keepsakes last a lifetime and are oh so rewarding!
This is why we've prepared a stitching plan for the year featuring Bucilla's latest products to get you started ahead of time for those big moments. Take note of some item numbers in parenthesis to place your order with Plaid.
Spring - Mother's Day & Graduation gift giving:
Ease into this plan by using one of our quick-to-stitch stamped embroidery kit. Each kit includes a pre-stamped white poplin, die-cut felt shapes, floss, needle and instructions to help you create a beautiful work of art that makes for a perfect gift for Mom. Try our newest kit featuring the Happy Thoughts
design for a colorful reminder to your recipient every day.
Another quick and easy gift idea for Mother's Day or upcoming Graduations are the My 1st Stitch 3 inch Frame Kit minis. These kits come complete with a plastic frame, 14-count aida cloth, a needle, pre-sorted cotton floss, and a design chart! Here are three new designs featuring Cool Cat
, Tropical Pineapple
that are super cute and adds a whimsical touch to any gift package.
Summer - Getting ready for Halloween:
Summer is a great time to prepare for the Halloween festivities and it also gives you enough prep time to create your themed home decor. Bucilla has everything you need for a spooky setting! Here's a sneak peek at their latest designs, Elegant Pumpkin (Item #86957E) and Frightmore Wall Hanging (Item #86956E) slated for retail starting July 2019.
Late Summer - Christmas Decor:
Bucilla's distinctive Christmas stockings are a family favorite and our newest design available this Summer will be no different. The all-new Under the Sea ornaments (Item #86958E) are a festive, nautical twist to your holiday decor if you're dreaming of powdery sand instead of snowflakes. Adorn your wreath like the one pictured below and you'll have a well dressed door no matter the time of year!
For a more classic approach, Christmas Birds (Item #86944E) features a wintery scene with a couple of birds enjoying their snow-capped birdhouse. The accompanying ornaments (Item #86981E) provide the versatility to decorate a tree, wreath, mantle or anywhere you'd like to add a bit of extra cheer.
Bonus: New baby in the family!
As we well know, baby announcements are sure to happen year-round. If your family or loved ones are lucky enough to grow this year, be ready to stitch one of our newest products for that bundle of joy like this Sea Life Baby ensemble which includes a Crib Cover
, Bib Pair Kit
, and Birth Record
If you've stitched any of these projects this year, be sure to share with us on social using #PlaidCrafts.