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How-To: Prepare an Embroidery Hoop for Hanging

Get your finished embroidery pieces out of the project bag and onto the wall with this embroidery hoop hanging how-to from Mollie at Wild Olive!

One of the Stitch Swap questions that came up several times is what I meant when I said that pieces should be “prepared for hanging”. There are lots of ways to do this, but basically, the idea is to get your embroidery into a state where you can hang the hoop up on a wall.

I’ve been shying away from framing my projects with hoops because I thought they’d look too old fashioned. It’s so nice to see the process done in a way that looks both fun and fresh!


Haley Pierson-Cox from Red-Handled Scissors is a maker of crafts, a lover of cats, an avid swearing enthusiast, a cross-stitch book author, and a general purveyor of quirk. She's also sometimes an irritable cartoon named Tiny Cranky Haley. https://www.redhandledscissors.com

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