When we see a new embroidery hoop project, the only word to describe how we feel is ‘giddy’ – it excites us so much, that we simply have to get making straight away. Today we bring you 10 hab-tastic embroidery hoop projects that we’re sure you’ll love. From actual embroidered detail to pockets and suncatchers, there’s something to suit every hoop lover. Enjoy…
This beauty is the star of issue 44 of Homemaker. The hoop has been painted and filled with a mismatch of fabrics in an uneven patchwork style, and we love it.
Every Cloud Has A Silver Lining
This project uses seed stitch to create a pretty cloud design with inspirational words below in split stitch. It's the perfect quote to wake up to.
Into The Woods
Be inspired by nature to create these whimsical woodland hoops. Make all three and hang them in a row to spell out 'walk into the woods'.
Create a fabric pocket within an embroidery hoop and keep treasured notes and memos inside.
Catch Some Rays
Isn't this a clever idea? Cut up colourful plastic sheets and adhere on a clear sheet to make this beautiful suncatcher.
Off I Go
Recall those long summer days spent stitching in the sunshine with this retro appliqué project.
The Early Bird Catches The Worm
Our bird artwork is seriously sweet. The whole design has a real folksy feel to it.
Keep your reels in check with this handy storage solution. You could use this technique to hang all sorts of things!
3D Is Key
Create three-dimensional displays with embroidery hoops – wire has been used with fabric in this tutorial to create real depth.
We featured Allison Sadler's how-to in issue 43 of Homemaker. Isn't it a lovely front door addition?
Do you love crafting with embroidery hoops?