Welcome to Meaning of Life Designs!

You’re here because you have a passion for creating beautiful things and drool over machine embroidered appliqué.

I’m here because I have a passion for teaching you to create beautiful things and also drool over machine embroidered appliqué!

Meaning of Life Designs was founded with the idea that creating beautiful things brings joy, nourishment, and healing to the soul. I believe anyone can learn to do this and do it well, so my designs are appropriate for beginners as well as more advanced creators.

Machine embroidered appliqué should be easy and fun. It should lead to finished projects that you adore and can use in your everyday life – not just stiff show pieces.

The designs you find here are beautifully digitized, come with detailed instructions (sometimes additional video lessons), and are meant to be enjoyed throughout the process.

I combine an eye for design, attention to every little detail, and innovative methods so the patterns are easy to follow, and the ends results are useful. You’ll end up with a cuddly quilt, a beautiful decoration, or a lovely gift for someone special.

Please Look Around

Your next project is waiting for you!

"I’m relieved to know I’m not the only one who is addicted to and owns all of Sarah Vedeler’s designs! My grown children raid my house when they visit to take home treasures that I’ve made...it’s so hard to part with them, but I also love their reactions to the beautiful designs created by Sarah. A million thanks for such stunning designs!"

Jayne

What’s New at Meaning of Life Designs

Trick or Treat: A Halloween Collection Full of Spooktacular Surprises!

 

Trick or Treat, the first ever Halloween Collection by Meaning of Life Designs, features four baskets you can make entirely in the hoop with your embroidery machine - no other special equipment needed! 

These baskets are festively decorated on the outside so they instantly add pops of color and Halloween magic to your home. And in true Halloween fashion, they're hiding a little "trick" inside! 

CHECK IT OUT NOW!

"I have many of Sarah’s designs and have used them over the years for several projects and have several waiting to be executed. Sarah’s attention to detail and her explicit instructions make her designs exceptional. "

Jeannine

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Enjoy a free design!

Enter your info for your free copy of this gorgeous machine embroidery appliqué design and sprinkle flowers all over your home.

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