Happy fall, y’all! I am working on an autumn door hanging using an embroidery hoop right now and it got me thinking about all of the amazing ideas I have seen lately that incorporate this simple needle-working tool.
From chandeliers to mobiles to wall art, these simple items make a big style statement! Here are a few of my favorite embroidery hoop project ideas:
1. Embroidery Hoop Chalkboard Signs
What a great way to mark special dishes at a wedding or special occasion. Get the 411 at Hostess With the Mostess.
2. Button Clock
Make your own clock using buttons, an embroidery hook and a clock mechanism. Find out how at Epheriell Designs!
3. Table Mobiles
Framing bright colored fabric and then hanging them over a table can add so much festivity. Find out how to make this decoration at Martha Stewart.
4. Votive Holder Knock-Off
Turn embroidery hoops into a modern art statement for your walls. Get the tutorial at Simply Sarah.
5. DIY Ribbon Chandelier
How adorable is this DIY ribbon chandelier? It makes such a bright and happy statement for a party! Find out how to make your own at Cake Creative Co.!
6. Embroidery Hoop Wall Decoration
Hanging hoops from the ceiling in front of a window is a beautiful visual display, plus a great alternative to curtains. Find out how to do it at Little Girl Big Closet.
7. Doily Collection
Framed doilies are such a great idea if you have heirloom doilies to keep, or even new ones look fabulous all hung together. See for yourself at Flickr/OdileGova!
8. Cupcake Stand
Add some wood finials to the bottom of an Embroidery Hoop and you have a sweet cupcake stand. Get the tutorial at Seven Gypsies!
9. Embroidery Hoop Place Settings
What a great idea for place settings, use small embroidery hoops! Get the tutorial at Martha Stewart.
10. Burlap Monogram Hoop
This framed burlap monogram makes a wonderful wall display. Learn how to make your own at The Scrap Shoppe Blog!
11. DIY Embroidery Hoop Cake Stand
Looking for a unique way to display a cake? Check out this pretty DIY cake stand idea at The Sweetest Occasion!
12. Chalkboard Embroidery Hoop
For a fun take on the chalkboard craze, use an embroidery hoop to house the chalkboard. Wish Wish Wish has the tutorial.
13. Stenciled Embroidery Hoop Art
Make a statement in your home by stenciling fabric and framing it in embroidery hoops. Imperfectly Beautiful tells you how!
14. Holiday Card Holder
Display your holiday cards, or any cards for that matter with clothespins and an embroidery hoop. A Diamond in the Stuff shows you how.
15. Embroidery Hoop Table Numbers
Using embroidery hoops as table numbers is a great update on the traditional table numbers. See the table numbers in action at 100 Layer Cake.
16. Embroidery Hoop Baby Mobile
Attaching bright embroidery hoops from the ceiling is such a fabulous alternative to the traditional baby mobile. Get inspired at Flickr/byLorena.com.
17. Embroidery Hoop Centerpieces
An easy and inexpensive way to add drama to your table decor is an embroidery hoop installation. Find out how to make your own at Martha Stewart.
18. Bridesmaid Props
For a sweet wedding prop, find out how to make framed doilies at Postcards and Pretties.