Monday, January 17, 2011

Getting Hooped

Dear Partner,

I am totally excited to be making something for your kitchen, as your secret partner in the Spicing Up the Kitchen Swap.  You said "hoops" and I said, "YES!"  Oh, goodie.

Problem is, I'm not sure where to start.  You may not obviously don't have room for me to go crazy making something like this...

sewing room decor update
by {Brooke} april two eighty

No, I think it'll have to be 2-3 modest hoops at most. And, hoops can be anything. Anything, anything at all! They can be lots of tiny patchwork. Imagine this as a hoop!

Vivaldi finished
by Lizzy House
They can be pictures made with fabric applique

Scrappy {Hoops} Swap
by Where the Orchids Grow

Or, embroidery, obviously. Or a combination too...

Really, I have no idea where to start! My brain is currently running in circles. Help!

Here is a mosaic of some of my favorite hoops dug up today in Flickrland.

Hoop Inspiration for the Spicing Up the Kitchen Swap

With these and the other ideas I've thrown at you all spinning around in your head, can you tell me what comes up tippity top on your list of hoopy love?

Bonus points for how many hoops would suit your space!




  1. I love Oh Happy Day... I've sene it befor e& instantly bookmarked it : )

  2. Oh, fun AND frugal! I just love this to bits!!

  3. the hoops are FANTASTIC. lovvvin your creative blog!~

  4. Oh lookie there - I made that one! Thanks for showing it here, I'm glad you like it!

    I am really loving the idea of turning that solid mini quilt into a hoop - I think it would look fantastic!

  5. I'm not going to be very helpful I'm afraid because I like everything that you've shown here. All I will say is make as many hoops as you like because they will always find a home even if it's not the kitchen, the dining room has loads of wall space.


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