Monday, March 5, 2012

Embroidered Fabric Hoop Art

Second project of the month is in full force!!  I was so excited about how these were turning out that I spent a good portion of February working on them.  Pat Catan's had the best price on fabric hoops, and they seem to be better quality than the other hoops I was finding.  Fabric scraps are in abundance between my mom and I - so that was the easiest part of the project!

After selecting my fabric scraps, I used my Brother embroidery machine to embroider various designs and pictures onto the fabric.  Some designs definitely turned out better than others, and I quickly learned which ones would I preferred. While the machine was doing it's job, I painted the hoops to coordinate with the fabric and designs.

I love how they look!  Right now I have about 12 made and a handful ready for hoops.  My goal is to make about 15 more for the spring craft show.  Simple and thrifty art - can't beat that!!

Happy Crafting!

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