Reinventing the (Embroidery) Wheel

Reinventing the (Embroidery) Wheel

Kim Lucian
May 11, 2012

While the idea of using embroidery hoops as decor might seem a bit too granny-chic, when used with a tongue in cheek sensibility and a modern application of color and pattern these relics from past days can have a decidedly modern appeal. 

1. This easy to recreate DIY featuring liberty of London prints makes for an eye catching wall of mixed prints. Via Purl Bee

2. A collection of larger hoops makes for a unique take on a bulletin board.  Via Lushlee

3. A wall of layered hoops plays off this living room's playful vintage vibe. Via A Cultivated Nest

4. Colorful hoops are suspended from the ceiling of a nursery in a unique riff on a mobile. Via Design Dazzle

5. Go three dimensional with these felt flower embellished hoops by Dashing Ect on Etsy. Via Scoutie Girl

(Images: as linked above)

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