Ten New Uses Tuesday {Embroidery Hoops}

Embroidery hoops are an awesome and trendy material that are making their way quickly around blog land. They are inexpensive and there are a ton of things to do with them!!
Here are 10 options for this versatile material!
1. Family Hand Keepsake- this is a great memory and fun decor item for a hallway or bedroom.
Link to tutorial HERE
2. Quick and fun Clock- use a great piece of fabric, some buttons as numbers and add a clock kit in the center and a clock that matches any decor!
3. Form for a dream catcher- we all remember these right?! The embroidery hoop makes an awesome form for these, wrap it in yarn or thread and then you are read to work on adorning the center!
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4. Hanging laundry basket- use a pillow case and put it through the form and you have a easy to hang and fill laundry basket!
5. Ribbon dancing prop- just wrap lengths of ribbon around half of it and let your children rock out!
6. Chalk boards for parties or organization- paint a heavier fabric with chalkboard paint and put it in the hoop the same way you would with any other fabric.
7. Mobile- the circular sturdy frame is a great base for hanging mobiles that can make any room or decor.
8. Photo message board
9. Wall hangings- it doesn’t get easier than adding fabric that matches your decor and hanging on the wall.
10. Wreath form- this is a great and affordable option for rag wreaths or others that work well with thin frames.
What are your favorite ways to re-purpose embroidery hoops?


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3 Responses to Ten New Uses Tuesday {Embroidery Hoops}

  1. Angee July 27, 2011 at 12:25 am #

    I’m loving embroidery hoops right now. Especially with pretty fabric. I actually have the dance ribbon on my to do list but now I’m going to have to add the clock. What a great idea. Thanks!

  2. Lindsay July 27, 2011 at 1:04 am #

    You are so good, I love how creative you are! I still love the family hand keepsake the best! Such a beautiful way to remember those sweet little hands.

  3. Holly July 27, 2011 at 1:25 am #

    What awesome ideas! Thanks.