Sunday, April 7, 2013

Embroidery Hoop Art

 Embroidery hoops are inexpensive, $.50-1.50 each.
And this is a great way to either preserve the remnants of a favorite fabric or get rid of your scrap pile.

I got the whole family involved on this one.
My poor husband, he really hates doing art projects.

The kids once again loved picking through my scrap piles and pulling things out.
Just like they did with the Hot Air Balloons! 

All 4 of the girls picked a chevron for their background.
My son went with something more "boy".

It was really fun watching them learn to stitch.
My son's little tongue was out the side of his mouth in concentration.   
We used large needles to help little hands. 
Even his little hands could manage long, straight stitches!
They all took this project rather seriously and worked very hard.

Even the babies helped daddy pull stitches through.
I LOVE the way they turned out.
Flowers, dinosaurs, hearts, ladybugs, and stars.
How often do those go together? 

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  1. LOVE THESE!!! What all did you use? And where did you hang them?

    1. Just some scrap fabrics and embroidery thread! :) Hung them up in the playroom.

  2. WOW these are precious...I LOVE them all!:D

  3. So cute and I love that it got everyone involved. The grouping hanging together on the wall is just great! My girls made a few embroidery projects when they were young, but we never finished them to hang them up. How special for them to be able to see their artwork displayed.

  4. Very cute!! I love how you added this fun and family friendly twist to the fabric embroidery hoop displays that I have seen before. Fabulous idea!!
    Krista @thehappyhousie

  5. What a fun things for your family to do together. Hope you have a wonderful day!

    Heidi’s Wanderings

  6. These are really cute! I can't wait until my daughter is old enough to craft with me! :-)

    Navy Wifey Peters @ Submarine Sunday Link Party

  7. What a fun craft! I would love for you to link up at SHOW-licious Craft Showcase!

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  8. These are soooooo pretty! I love this project, thank you so much for sharing at Pretty Things this week, hope to see you again tomorrow night!

    xo, Tanya

  9. Thanks for linking up to Whimsy Wednesday! Your project has been featured this week!


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  10. Yay for getting the whole family involve!!!

    Thanks so much for sharing this at The DIY Dreamer… From Dream To Reality! I’m looking forward to seeing your next creation tomorrow evening!

  11. Visiting from Whimsy Wednesday. My Family-Focused Monday hop is live now and I would love to see one of your awesome posts linked up @

    Have a wonderful week.

  12. These are so precious. They make me wish my stepdaughter lived closer because she would love this sort of craft.

  13. I love that the kids got to do it themselves.