Embroidery Hoop DIY Projects You’ll Love

Incredible Embroidery Hoop DIY ProjectsAn embroidery hoop has a simple beauty to it. It brings up warm feelings of quilting bees and sewing circles. Makes you think of quiet time sitting and working on beautiful works of hand stitched artistry. Classic. Ironically, I can’t embroider one stitch, but I sure do love the hoops! On my “things to sit down and learn” list is embroidery. I love this video that helps make it seem do-able. Here are some of my favorite fun, funky and functional things that can also be done with embroidery hoops– that don’t necessarily involve embroidery!

Wreaths

 I can only imagine how wonderful this herb wreath smells. This project uses 3 different sized hoops and 3 types of herbs.

DIY 3-in-1 Herb Wreath That Also Smells Great - embroidery hoops as a base

The lovely “leaves” on this wreath are transformed toilet paper rolls attached to a hoop. This is a great step by step tutorial for a beautiful, lightweight wreath with a great blending of textures.

Embroidery hoop wreath base

Wall Art

This gorgeous wall hanging is rustic and elegantly soft at the same time. Doilies, lace, pompom trim, ribbons and fabric strips. To make one, hot glue a series of hoops together and hang from a branch. Lovely!

Embroidery hoops, laces and trims wall art idea

Here’s another great scrap buster… this gallery is simple, cheerful and clean looking. Circles are so happy, don’t you think?

Embroidery Hoop Wall art gallery

And for those with an inner nerd…….This Constellation Embroidery Hoop Art is a great convergence of art & science!

DIY Constellation Embroidery Hoop Art

Clocks

The little clock kits (affiliate link) make the sky the limit when it comes to designing your own clock. Embroidery hoop clocks are functional and decorative. This one with the buttons would take very little time to put together.

Craft room clock made with embroidery hoops

This version puts your embroidery skills to the test but would still come together pretty quickly.

Embroidery hoop clock!

This Extra Large Wall Clock really makes a statement! It’s hard to believe those are embroidery hoops!

DIY Large Wall Clock - made with embroidery hoops!

Lighting 

This Farmhouse Light With Chicken Wire goes right along with any shabby chic decor.

Farmhouse Light with Chicken Wire and embroidery hoops

This look is a little more modern.

DIY Embroidery hoop chandelier

Craft Room Storage

What better way to re-purpose hoops than in the craft/sewing room?! This Thread Storage Hoop is such a great idea!

Embroidery Hoop thread organizer - look at the one with hooks in the background!

And with just a little straight stitching, this tool holder is a quick project!

Embroidery hoop tool caddy

Art

Small batch screen printing something that interests you? Make your own mini screen!

Embroidery hoop screen printing, swipe with card

 And finally, this beautiful work is too stunning to be contained to one little circle! Don’t you love how the threads spill out?

beautiful scene inspiration for yarn art

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