It's In The Hoop: 19 Easy In The Hoop Projects

Although complicated in appearance, in the hoop (ITH) embroidery projects are quite easy to stitch. All you have to do is follow the directions.

Photo via Bluprint member  NimblePhish

Here are 19 in-the-hoop projects to tempt you!

Wrap it, roll it and bake it up

Photo via Bluprint member Bella Bleu Michigan

From beverages to candles, and even art supplies, these projects stitch up quickly and can be easily customized with embroidery and monograms, making great gifts.

Get the In the Hoop Teacher Apple Mug Coffee Sleeve design here.

Photos via Bluprint members Sanity’s Machine Embroidery Designs (left) and EmbGarden (right)

Alphabet monograms are already digitized in the coffee wraps which are available in 12 oz., 16 oz., and 20 oz. sizes.

Get the ITH Candle Wrap-Rose design here.

Get the In the Hoop Monogram Coffee Sleeves designs here.

Photo via Bluprint member studiosix7

Artist pencils and pens stay safe and secure in their own ITH holder. Just stitch, roll, and tie!

Get the Art Roll In-the-Hoop design here.

Photo via Bluprint member Sealed With A Stitch

This collection of 10 ITH potholders can be made for a variety of special occasions and further personalized with embroidery and monograms.

Get the Potholder In the Hoop designs here.

Cut a rug (mug rug)

Photos via Bluprint members Sanity’s Machine Embroidery Designs and Strawberry Stitches

Mug rugs are extremely popular ITH embroidery choices these days and there are a lot from which to choose among Bluprint’s machine embroidery designs. Here are just a few.

Get the ITH Mug Rug Sheep design here.

Get the ITH Mug Rug designs here.

Photos via Bluprint members Stitch This Designs (left) and EmbGarden (right)

Clip it and zip it

From purses to ID holders, wallets, and lip stick clips, it is surprising what you can create entirely in your hoop! All that may be needed are a few slip stitches where the items turn right-side out.

Get the Heart Shaped Purse design here.

Get the In the Hoop Sock Monkey Purse set designs here.

Photos via Bluprint member EmbGarden

Purses would not be complete without accessories, and there are many that can be created in the hoop.

Get the In the Hoop Owl Mirror Set designs here.

Get the In the Hoop Chapstick Fobs design here.

Photos via Bluprint member EmbGarden

Get the In the Hoop Turtle Coin Pouch design here.

Get the In the Hoop Butterfly Coin Pouch design here.

Photo via Bluprint member Hug Longer

Make a wallet to match every purse.

Get the In the Hoop Wallet design here.

Photo via Bluprint member Bella Bleu Michigan

Get the In the Hoop Wallet Pouch Bag Embroidery design here.

Photo via Bluprint member EmbGarden

This ITH case incorporates a vinyl window for your ID and a handy zipped pocket for your phone and other frequently-used items.

Get the In the Hoop ID Phone Case design here.

Photo via Bluprint member EmbGarden

Those who crochet will appreciate this ITH crochet hook carrier. It can easily be personalized for the recipient.

Get the Crochet Hoop Case In the Hoop design here.

Hug and cuddle it

Photos via Bluprint members Carolundy1672965 (left) and NimblePhish (right)

Even plush stuffed animals can be made in the hoop.

Get the In the Hoop Owl design here.

Get the City Mouse design here.

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