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Insertion Lace Hearts

An Insertion Lace Machine Embroidery Series

See Ruth's beautiful Baby Quilt
See Norma Betz’s beautiful Doll Project

Insertion Lace - Hearts” is an heirloom technique that can be stitched on most fabrics.  The designs require fabric, water soluble stabilizer, and an optional wing needle.  They can be sewn all one color or in multiple colors. (This travel/baby size pillowcase is a Lingerie Bag from EmbroiderThis.)

Close up with my hand under the heart area


Close up of pillow

Ribbon woven through the “lacy” areas

Comes in 2 sizes

Small size accommodates 1/8 inch ribbon (3mm)

Large size accommodates 1/4 inch ribbon (7mm)


Heart shown without center floral design

Perfect for adding a Monogram or short message

Comes in 2 sizes

Close up of Floral Motif Design

Also comes in monochrome (one color) design resequenced with no jump stitches

Each comes in 2 sizes


Double Hearts sewn with Wing Needle

Comes in 2 sizes

Single Heart sewn with Wing Needle

Comes in 3 sizes


Images are not to scale.

Stitch count (S), Color changes (C), Height (H), Width (W)


What’s Included

All 17 designs in all sizes shown above

2 sizes of each of the hearts

3 sizes of the single wingneedle hearts

2 sizes center motifs

Monochrome and color sequenced motifs

1-6x10 arrangement shown on pillow above

1-5x7 arrangement of the wingneedle hearts

Includes 6-page, full-color instructional booklet (PDF)

 $9.99 US


Machine formats included: ART, DST, EMD, EXP, HUS, JEF, PES, VIP, VP3 & XXX

Note: not all designs fit all machines.
Some machines cannot accommodate some of the larger designs.

Design sizes are clearly marked. When ordering, be sure to order designs that will fit in your sewing machine hoop.

As with any software, refunds and exchanges will not be made.


Get all three of My Heirloom Insertion Lace collections, for one great price.

My Insertion Lace Collection


$14.99 US

Beginnings, Diamonds & Hearts


Ruth Shadar’s Insertion Lace Baby Quilt

Ruth writes, “They stitched easily and were great for small baby quilts. I made several and inserted the ribbon in the correct color when needed.”

What a great idea Ruth!

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“Insertion Lace - Hearts”

Norma Betz’s Project

Norma writes: “This was my first attempt at this kind of sewing. I fell in love with the design and had to use it on the dress. I was so pleased with the way it turned out. I am working on a dress for my 3 year old grand daughter to match.

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Laura Waterfield

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