Word Play: Fonts as Art

Machine embroidery fonts are far from boring and not just for text. I’ll show you how, when digitized just right, words become art.

Watercolor Inspiration

These quotes look like something off of an watercolor artist’s easel. Inspirational Quotes 3 from Stitch Emporium would be beautiful stitched, framed, and hung on the wall.

A Bit of Sass

Most couples would chuckle at this sassy pair of pillow covers. Mr and Mrs Right from Stitchbox Creations combines simple, clean fonts accented with a single icon.

Flying High

Stitch Delight combines the best of all embroidery worlds. Airshow features an iconic capital letter with ornate script font, and clean text. The coordinating embroidery and surrounding quilting make for projects with a professional touch.

Subway Art

This concept typically consists of words. Festive Word Play from Hatched in Africa makes the piece more artsy and less graffiti by adding a couple of images.


Buntings and banners are extremely versatile. Ananda’s Divine Designs have created this gorgeous Live, Laugh, Love banner that would be pretty hanging on the wall, at a wedding reception, or as a housewarming gift.

For the athletes in your life, who wouldn’t love a sports name banner from Ananda’s Divine Designs? Sets are available for basketball, football, soccer, and baseball.

Chalk Board Art

Jack Frost Chalkboard from SewAZ Embroidery imitates chalkboard designs. Stitching on a black background makes the thread colors pop.

What is your favorite style of word art?

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