Embroidery Hoop Christmas Card Display
Make a cute holiday cardholder with this simple embroidery hoop hack.
Christmas cards piling up on the kitchen table? HGTV Handmade host Karen Kavett has a nifty way to display hoards of cards using craft supplies you probably already have on hand. Watch the video below and read on for the oh-so-easy how-to.
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- embroidery hoop
Open up an embroidery hoop. Any size will do, but the larger the hoop, the more cards you can display. Lay a fabric of your choice (You could also use a dish towel!) over the inside hoop (Image 1). Cut ribbon and arrange in a grid pattern, ensuring that it overhangs the edge of the hoop (Image 2). Place the outer hoop on top of the fabric and ribbon (Image 3). Screw the embroidery hoop tightly in place (Image 4). Trim any extra fabric and ribbon. Sew an “X” at each point that the ribbon crosses, tying off thread on the back (Image 5). Tuck cards behind the ribbon lines to display them.
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