6 Ways to Make Wall Art with Embroidery Hoops

6 Ways to Make Wall Art with Embroidery Hoops #sewing #embroidery #beginner #hoop #art

Grab yourself a pack of fat quarters and a pack of embroidery threads, and you’re all set to get making your very own set of wall art!

  1. Floral Heart »
  2. Felt Heart Appliqué Heart »
  3. Mini Felt Hearts »
  4. Hedgehog »
  5. Dream »
  6. Bumble Bee »

6 Ways to Make Wall Art with Embroidery Hoops

1. Floral Heart Embroidery Hoop

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Skill level : Beginner

Time to Make : One and a half hours

You Will Need

Craft Essentials

How to Make

1. Draw around the inside of the embroidery hoop on to a piece of fusible web. Draw a heart that fits inside the circle. Iron the fusible web to the reverse of the floral fabric.

2. Cut out the heart.

3. Cut a rectangle of base fabric that is 5 cm larger than the circumference of your embroidery hoop. Peel away the backing paper from the heart and iron into place on the base fabric.

4. Cut a long length of embroidery thread. Split it into three strands. Hand stitch, using blanket stitch, all around the outer edge of the heart. Press.

5. Fix the embroidery into the hoop. Loosen the screw at the top of the hoop. Separate the inner and outer hoop. Place the embroidery on top of the inner hoop, then press the outer hoop down over the top. Gently pull the edges of the fabric until it is smooth. Tighten the screw.

6. Trim away excess fabric leaving approximately 3 cm all the way around. Stitch a wide running stitch all the way around, approximately 1 cm from the raw edge. Pull the thread end to gather up, and tie in a secure knot.

2. Felt Heart Appliqué Embroidery Hoop

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Skill level: Beginner

Time to Make: Two hours

You Will Need

Craft Essentials

How to Make

1. Draw around the inside of the embroidery hoop onto a piece of fusible web. Draw a heart that fits inside the circle. Iron the fusible web to the reverse of the felt.

2. Cut out the heart with pinking shears to give a zigzag edge.

3. Cut a rectangle of base fabric that is 5 cm larger than the circumference of your embroidery hoop. Peel away the backing paper from the heart and iron in place onto the base fabric.

4. Cut a long length of embroidery thread. Split it into three strands. Hand stitch, using running stitch, all around the inner edge of the heart.

5. Embroider a small flower to the corner of the heart. Use cream thread to stitch a french knot for the centre of the flower. Embroider the pink petals and green leaves using lazy daisy stitch. Press.

6. Fix the embroidery into the hoop. Loosen the screw at the top of the hoop. Separate the inner and outer hoop. Place the embroidery on top of the inner hoop, then press the outer hoop down over the top. Gently pull the edges of the fabric until it is smooth. Tighten the screw.

7. Trim away excess fabric leaving approximately 3 cm all the way around. Stitch a wide running stitch all the way around, approximately 1 cm from the raw edge. Pull the thread end to gather up, and tie in a secure knot.

4. Mini Felt Hearts Embroidery Hoop

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Skill level: Beginner

Time to Make: One hour

You Will Need

Craft Essentials

How to Make

1. Draw a small heart template on o a piece of card and cut out.

2. Iron fusible web to the reverse of the felt fabrics. Draw around the heart template, cutting out three hearts from each colour of felt.

3. Cut a rectangle of base fabric that is 5 cm larger than the circumference of your embroidery hoop. Place the fabric loosely in the embroidery hoop and lay out the felt hearts until you are happy with their position. Peel away the backing paper from the felt hearts and iron into place onto the base fabric.

4. Fix the embroidery into the hoop. Loosen the screw at the top of the hoop. Separate the inner and outer hoop. Place the embroidery on top of the inner hoop, then press the outer hoop down over the top. Gently pull the edges of the fabric until it is smooth. Tighten the screw.

5. Trim away excess fabric leaving approximately 3 cm all the way around. Stitch a wide running stitch all the way around, approximately 1 cm from the raw edge. Pull the thread end to gather up, and tie in a secure knot.

5. Hedgehog Embroidery Hoop

Skill level: Beginner

Time to Make: One and a half hours

You Will Need

Craft Essentials

How to Make

6 Ways to Make Wall Art with Embroidery Hoops #sewing #embroidery #hoopart

1. Print the hedgehog template and enlarge to desired size.

2. Cut a rectangle of base fabric that is 5 cm larger than the circumference of your embroidery hoop.

3. Trace the hedgehog template lightly with pencil to the centre of the base fabric.

4. Cut a length of black embroidery thread. Split it into three strands. Embroider the hedgehog’s nose using satin stitch.

5. Cut a length of light brown embroidery thread. Split it into three strands. Embroider the hedgehog’s face and smile using backstitch. Stitch a french knot for the hedgehog’s eye.

6. Cut a length of dark brown embroidery thread. Split it into three strands. Embroider the hedgehog’s spines using scatter stitch. Press.

7. Fix the embroidery into the hoop. Loosen the screw at the top of the hoop. Separate the inner and outer hoop. Place the embroidery on top of the inner hoop, then press the outer hoop down over the top. Gently pull the edges of the fabric until it is smooth. Tighten the screw.

8. Trim away excess fabric leaving approximately 3 cm all the way around. Stitch a wide running stitch all the way around, approximately 1 cm from the raw edge. Pull the thread end to gather up, and tie in a secure knot.

6. Dream Embroidery Hoop

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Skill level: Beginner

Time to Make: One hour

You Will Need

Craft Essentials

How to Make

1. Print the word ‘dream’ to desired size.

2. Cut a rectangle of base fabric that is 5 cm larger than the circumference of your embroidery hoop.

3. Trace the word ‘dream’ lightly with pencil onto your base fabric.

4. Cut a length of dark colour embroidery thread. Split it into three strands. Embroider the message ‘dream’ using backstitch. Press.

5. Fix the embroidery into the hoop. Loosen the screw at the top of the hoop. Separate the inner and outer hoop. Place the embroidery on top of the inner hoop, then press the outer hoop down over the top. Gently pull the edges of the fabric until it is smooth. Tighten the screw.

6. Trim away excess fabric leaving approximately 3 cm all the way around. Stitch a wide running stitch all the way around, approximately 1 cm from the raw edge. Pull the thread end to gather up, and tie in a secure knot.

Bumble Bee Embroidery Hoop

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Skill level: Beginner

Time to Make: One and a half hours

You Will Need

Craft Essentials

How to Make

1. Print the bumblebee template and enlarge to desired size.

2. Cut a rectangle of base fabric that is 5 cm larger than the circumference of your embroidery hoop.

3. Trace the bumblebee template lightly with pencil to the centre of the base fabric.

4. Cut a length of black embroidery thread. Split it into three strands. Embroider the bumblebee’s head and black body stripes using satin stitch.

5. Cut a length of yellow embroidery thread. Split it into three strands. Embroider the bumblebee’s yellow body stripes using satin stitch.

6. Cut a length of grey embroidery thread. Split it into two strands. Embroider the bumblebee’s trail using running stitch. Press.

7. Fix the embroidery into the hoop. Loosen the screw at the top of the hoop. Separate the inner and outer hoop. Place the embroidery on top of the inner hoop, then press the outer hoop down over the top. Gently pull the edges of the fabric until it is smooth. Tighten the screw.

8. Trim away excess fabric leaving approximately 3 cm all the way around. Stitch a wide running stitch all the way around, approximately 1 cm from the raw edge. Pull the thread end to gather up, and tie in a secure knot.

6 Ways to Make Wall Art with Embroidery Hoops #sewing #embroidery #hoopart

6 Ways to Make Wall Art with Embroidery Hoops #sewing #embroidery #beginner #hoop #art

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