FREE JEF machine embroidery designs

Looking for some free embroidery designs for your Janome embroidery machine? All the sites listed in this article offer lots of free designs in JEF format for you to use. In fact, you can get hundreds of free designs in total from these sources!!

Free JEF Machine Embroidery Designs Sites

Romney Ridge Farms & Crafts

Here at Romney Ridge Farms & Crafts we have our own free embroidery design collection! We currently have 100+ free machine embroidery designs for all occasions. All of our designs are free to download with no limitations or registration required. You can see a small sample of our freebies below!

Didn’t find what you need? This is just a sample of our free embroidery designs collection! Click the button below to view our entire free download machine embroidery design library. Whether you need teddy bears for baby items or fish embroidery designs for your decor, we’ve got a design for you!

Creative Fabrica

Creative Fabrica offers 800+ free embroidery designs to their users – (in addition to some great all you can download subscription plans for $5/month!) They’ve got designs for every occasion, and one of the largest free design libraries around!

It’s also one of my favorite sites for all digital crafting materials, because their plans let you download as many premium designs as you want for one subscription fee. So, I can get embroidery designs, SVGs, fonts, graphics, and all kinds of cool stuff for crafts and the website. It’s seriously cool!

Click here to see all of Creative Fabrica’s Free embroidery designs

Embroider This

With over 200 free machine embroidery designs to choose from – Embroider This has something for everyone! From holidays, to kids designs, to religious designs. Click here to see what they’ve got to offer!

Kreative Kiwi

Looking for more than just your standard embroidery designs? Kreative Kiwi has tons of great ITH projects to challenge you and help you make fun, creative stuff for gifts and holidays. Click here to see what they’ve got.

Swak Embroidery

Swak has tons of designs for every occasions, and all of their designs come in JEF format too! They have some in the hoop projects which are free and some other pretty unique designs too. Click here to see what they have to offer.

Ann The Gran

This site has some really lovely designs that you can get for free. In fact, they have a HUGE selection of free designs. Probably the largest selection of free designs anywhere. Click here to see what other designs are available.


Embroideres not only has pages and pages of free designs they provide themselves, but they also have a community forum with even MORE designs that people post for people to use. It’s a great free design resource you should check out. has lots of really nice free designs to download. Unfortunately, they do place a limit on how many you can get at a time. Currently, you can download 3 free designs per week, but if you make a purchase you can get more freebies. Click here to see what they’ve got.

Bunnycup Embroidery

Bunnycup has a couple of pages of cute free designs, but most of them seem to be baby and kids designs. They do have a couple free appliques and some free redwork designs though. Click here to see the designs that they have available.

Okay, that’s our list folks! I’ll continue to add more resources as I find them. We’re also working hard to add more embroidery designs to the in-house Romney Ridge Farms machine embroidery collection too. So, make sure you sign up for our email updates so you can get those. Happy crafting!

PS. Found a design you want to use that’s NOT in JEF format? Here’s how to change the file type of any embroidery design with free software! Changing file types is super easy to do. So, there’s no reason to go without a design you love over it!!