Ann the Gran: An American site where you can buy designs of several designers. The offer the possibility to download 3 free designs each week. If you become a member of the club there are even more free designs to choose from. My daughter used one design in her ballet quilt. The site is similar to the site EmbroideryDesigns and you will find some of their designs on both sites.
Bernina Blog: German Blog by Bernina where they write about sewing and emroidering with Bernina machines. They also give interesting free sewing patterns and free embroidery designs as well as tipps and tricks for sewing, quilting, embroidering and digitizing. I have stitched some letters of the free lavender font.
EmbroideryDesigns: An american site where you can download 3 free designs each week. If you buy designs than you can even download more depending on how much you spent. Furthermore there are a lot of sales (some times up to 90%) or the chance of getting an addional design for every design you buy (only when working via PC and only designs by a certain designer). I have collected a lot of designs here already and stitched some of them, i.e. my bag for camera supplies. The site is similar to the site EmbroideryDesigns and you will find some of their designs on both sites.
Embroider Library: An american shop which offers every month two other free designs. As a member of the Christmas Club (from mid of July until christmas) you get even more free designs and special offers and collect poins for every purchase you make. Every week there are sales, and they offer a lot of tipps for embroidering. bblog loves these designs and uses them a lot, i.e. the Afrika quilt, the second christmas quilt, on travel T-Shirts, for table decorations ….
EmbroideryRN: When I first found the site, you could see each design and download it. By now the designs are all packed up in a couple of zip-files. There are several thousands designs there for free. The owner would be happy about some financial support, to be able to maintain the site. So far I have only done one design, the microphone on a mobile phone bag.
FruBlumgren: A danish embroidery designer with an etsy-Shop and a wonderful inspiring facebook club, where every now and then an adorable design is offerd for free. Additionally she hosts regulary sewing and embroidering contests. I have taken part in some of them, i.e. with the cat dress, the autumnal table runner, my Frida pillow for the #1KFridas art event, … Also without the inducement of a contest bblog loves to use these designs, i.e. the beach bag, my childrens star singer capes, my seasonal tablerunner, …
Individual Pieces: A german embroidery designer, also with a Facebook-Club where new designs are announced and customers show their work. Here I am sometimes allowed to test stitch designs, i.e. the crosstitch firebird or the spacy 3D-bags. But I also buy designs there, i.e. the mobile phone hanger.
ITH by Sher: An american designer who offers mainly ITH projects just as the shopname suggests: zipper bags, key fobs, gift card holders, napkin holders and a lot more. I like the techie stuff bags very much.
Jewel Design Studio: An american designer with an etsy-Shop and a Facebook fan group where she regularly offers designs free for one day. On Facebook she also introduces regularly designs that are free for one day, afterwards they are offered on sale for a couple of days. In her adventscalendar 2018 she had a series to the christmas carol “12 days of Christmas”, to which a sew-along followed in January 2019 where I gladly took part.
Nanas Handmade Baby: An american desinger who offers many felties for decorating door wreaths, but also other ITH project, as the smiley zipper pouch. In her Facebook fangroup there a regularly freebies offered, mainly key fobs.
Orange Elephant Embroidery: Denise Sorro-Butler is a british designer with an etsy shop. Furthermore she offers her designs togehter with Nicola Elliot on her website Picture Stitch. Here she offers sometimes freebies or special sales.
PictureStitch Embroidery: This is the site of designer Nicola Elliot who does lovely handdrawings that are turned into embroidery designs. In her Facebook-fangroup once in a while there is a coupon code for a special design. Of the design Flanders Fields I made a picture for my sewing room.
RockQueen: A german embroidery designer, also with a Facebook-Club where she offers every friday (except during the Bavarian holidays) a design for free for 5 days. Furthermore there are regulary sales for her sets with lots of designs inside. I love especially the zipper bags, that I do often, i.e. my bag for inside my handbag.
Stitch Delight: A south-african designer with complex embroidery and quilt designs, which offers in her facebook group daily one letter of a monogram font for free. 2018 I collected the Ballet-Font for example.
Urban Threads: Another american shop, a sistersite to EmbroiderLibrary, but with sassy designs. They also offer changing free designs every month and sales every now and then. bblog uses these designs frequently, i.e. the first Christmas quilt, on traveling T-Shirts, …