There are endless practical and decorative uses for the humble embroidery hoop: from pretty wall art and hanging mobiles to functional pin boards, key racks, mirrors and storage. Kirsty Neale explores the numerous different ways to decorate your hoops with a range of techniques including applique, embroidery, crochet, papercraft, painting, stamping, cross stitch and patchwork. The 100 projects offer a diverse range of ideas for using everything in your craft stash to create unique items for yourself or your friends and family, for every room of your home and for any occasion!
Kirsty Neale is a freelance writer, illustrator and designer-maker based near London. She is an author of children's fiction and non-fiction books and regularly designs creative projects for magazines and her Etsy shop (www.etsy.com/shop/helloclementine). She has contributed projects to several craft books, including the D&C title 101 Ways to Stitch, Craft, Create. She loves to use vintage, recycled or repurposed pieces in her work and has developed her own trademark style.