Mini Embroidery Hoops: How to choose the best tiny hoop and how to use them

Mini Embroidery Hoops: How to choose the best tiny hoop and how to use them

If you’re a budding stitcher with a love for all things mini, you’re in for a treat. Let’s explore the world of mini embroidery hoops together!  These tiny frames open a world of creative possibilities, allowing you to craft charming projects that pack a punch without overwhelming your stitching space. Whether you’re new to embroidery…

Mending tools and materials. What you need to get started with visible mending
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Mending tools and materials. What you need to get started with visible mending

Mending and repairing clothes were standard practices throughout the centuries. Our ancestors valued the work put into creating the garments and cared for their clothes well. Simple mending tools and materials were used. Traditional mending and darning techniques like Sashiko, Boro, Kogin, patchwork, and applique were born to preserve clothes and make them last. Mass…

How to Frame Embroidery in a Hoop: Six Methods of finishing the back of the hoop
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How to Frame Embroidery in a Hoop: Six Methods of finishing the back of the hoop

Frame Embroidery in a Hoop and display your craftsmanship “It’s funny how the beauty of art has so much more to do with the frame than the artwork itself.” ― Chuck Palahniuk Embroidery art, with its complex patterns and original designs, tells a story that transcends time. Each stitch holds a tale of patience, dedication,…

Finishing Embroidery hoop with glue. Two ways to frame embroidery in a hoop with adhesive method
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Finishing Embroidery hoop with glue. Two ways to frame embroidery in a hoop with adhesive method

Why is finishing the embroidery hoop with glue a good choice? Two ways of finishing embroidery hoop with glue: The adhesive method and the no outer hoop method Read both step-by-step tutorials and choose the most suitable method for your textile piece. Note that you can combine both methods. For example, change the backing material…

How to back embroidery hoop with felt or cardboard
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How to back embroidery hoop with felt or cardboard

Why is backing a hand embroidery hoop a great choice? How to finish Embroidery hoop with felt fabric or Cardboard Follow the step-by-step tutorials below or watch video tutorials on the Practical Embroidery YouTube channel and create a perfect backing for your textile art. Frequently asked questions about backing the embroidery hoops If I choose…

How to Finish Embroidery Hoop for Wall Hanging with Running Stitches
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How to Finish Embroidery Hoop for Wall Hanging with Running Stitches

Learn how to finish embroidery hoop with running stitches. It is a fast and straightforward method to frame your embroidery. It is simple and does not require additional materials to implement. Besides that, it works great as a temporary solution before you choose a definite framing style and method.