Cathedral Windows Embroidery Designs

Heirloom Embellishment Series 1 -  Cathedral Lace Windows Tutorial and Embroidery Designs

Hope loves to incorporate Cathedral Lace Windows into her heirloom projects but they are very time consuming when created the traditional way.  Everyone will love this simple heirloom technique which can now be done in the embroidery hoop - saving lots of time!  This clever reverse applique design looks lovely with its romantic scallops and delicate vine roses.  Hope's step by step downloadable tutorial shows you how to create your own Cathedral Lace Windows with your embroidery machine. You will receive the tutorial plus the embroidery designs shown below.  Click Here to see a sample page of the tutorial.

Cathedral Lace Windows Heirloom Tutorial


Cathedral Lace Embroidery Designs

The beautiful embroidery designs in this set require different hoop sizes.  Please note the different sizes of the embroidery designs to see what you will be able to use with your hoop.  HUS and VIP are the only formats that include the very large border design.

Hers 5 x 5.5"

His 5 x 5.5"

Teacups 2.5 x 8x5"

Wing Needle Heart 4x4"

Oval Rose 1 x 2.5"

Rose Vine 0.5 x 2"

Border 2 x 5"

Border 2 x 13.5" (only available in HUS and VIP formats)

Border 2 x 6.5"

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These Cathedral Lace Windows designs can be used in a huge number of different heirloom projects. Get some ideas from the project pictures below.

Romantic Cathedral Lace Chemise


Great Border Design

A pretty quilted purse with the Cathedral Lace Diamonds.

The Cathedral Lace Windows are great used in sashing for quilts.

His design on a special pillow.

The Lace Windows used in the center panel of a ladies chemise.

Pillow Sample using designs from the Cathedral Lace collection.

Purse using designs from this collection and also the Maderia Applique collection.

A pretty denim jacket with lace windows on it.

Pink cover shirt using the designs from this collection.

Here are examples of stitchouts of some of the designs in the Cathedral Lace Windows set.


Australian Machine Embroidery & Textile Arts magazine Volume 13 and No 1

features Cathedral Lace Windows & Madeira Applique


Designs in Machine Embroidery magazine, May / June 05.

Sew a Pretty Purse was the article featuring these designs on a pretty purse.

Creative Machine Embroidery magazine.

Pretty in Pink was the article featuring Hopes designs from this collection.


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