How You Can Repurpose An Embroidery Hoop – 16 Creative Ideas

If you’re the type that enjoys occupying any free time with fun DIY projects, then I’m sure you’ve at least once looked around you and tried to find something in the house that you could transform or repurpose. Even something basic or something with a very specific purpose can be used for such a project. For example, here are a few things you can do with an embroidery hoop.

Message board.

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You could turn an embroidery hoop into a message board. You need foam core, cork roll, a cutting knife, a marker, painter’s tape, glue and embroidery hoops. Cut the cork, insert it into the hoop and paint a nice pattern.{found on paintmeplaid}.

Embroidery Hoop into a Clock.

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Another idea is to make an embroidery hoop clock. You need a clock kit, a piece of fabric, scrap cardboard pieces and some spare time.{found on brit}.

Sphere.

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Here’s how you can make your fake plants a little more interesting. Use four embroidery hoops in the same size and form a sphere. Place the plant inside and it will look great, quite similar to a contemporary work of art.{found on whatelsemichelle}.

Woven coaster.

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To make these woven coasters you need colorful show laces, an embroidery hoop and string. Tie the show laces around the hoop to make 12 spokes. Halfway to the end, divide each spoke into two for more structure.{found on kittenhood}.

Halloween.

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Sometimes it’s just nice to make something beautiful to display in the house. If you’re the crafty type, you could make something like this. You need embroidery hoops, doilies, spider rings, spray paint and ribbon.{found on tangarangblog}.

Chalkboard embroidery hoops.

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Another idea is to make something that’s both interesting and useful. For example, you can use chalkboard vinyl, embroidery hoops and scissors to make these lovely signs which you can use in a variety of situations.{found on hwtm}.

Table numbers.

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A similar idea can be to make table numbers using embroidery hoops. Other supplies include quilting cotton, thread, parchment paper and colored cards.{found on ohlovelyday}.

Pendant.

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One way of making your home feel more comfortable is by adding your personal touches to the décor. Here’s an idea: make a pendant light using quilt hoops, glue and spray paint. It’s an easy project and you’ll be able to admire it every time you turn on the lights.

Laundry storage.

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Laundry storage can become a problem without the proper organization. To make things easier and more practical, attach embroidery hoops to fabric bags and hang them in the laundry room.{found on site}.

Photo display.

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This is a photo display structure made of three embroidery hoops and some string. It looks a little like a chandelier. In fact, maybe you can actually use it as one.{found on natalme}.

Earring holder.

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I don’t know about you but I just can’t figure a practical way in which to store all my earrings. I finally found a simple solution: an earring holder made from an embroidery hoop and some fabric.{found on berrysprite}.

Cake stand.

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When you’re lacking a certain item or when you simply want to put your own twist to everything, you start to improvise and you come up with things like a cake stand made out of a mason jar and an embroidery hoop with foam inside it.{found on site}.

Fall mantel.

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Of course, the easiest thing to do with an embroidery hoop would be a decoration. Because of its shape, a wreath seems like an appropriate choice.{found on burlapandblue}.

Picture frame.

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Another simple and lovely idea is to make pictures frames using embroidery hoops and fabric. It’s an easy project with plenty of room for personalization.{found on instructable}.

Wreath.

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This beautiful thing is a clothespin wreath and it looks lovely on the entrance door. To make it you need an embroidery hoop, vintage clothespins or doll pins, cardboard and a glue gun.{found on budgetwisehome}.

Cupcake stand.

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This is a cupcake stand made with a vintage embroidery hoop. It has a very nice vintage design and it’s not that difficult to make.{found on sevengypsies}.