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Turn an old embroidery hoop into a one stop sewing kit!
If you're tired of losing your sewing supplies while working on a project, this nifty little embroidery hoop sewing kit will keep all your tools in one place.

Posted by Cat Morley from London, United Kingdom • Published See Cat Morley's 1143 projects »
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  • How to make a sewing kits. Embroidery Hoop Sewing Kit - Step 1
    Step 1

    For this project, you'll need an embroidery hoop (I painted mine white), some fabric you like and a tape measure. Pick an embroidery hoop that's large enough to hold all of your supplies in the middle.

  • How to make a sewing kits. Embroidery Hoop Sewing Kit - Step 2
    Step 2

    Cut a square of fabric slightly larger than your embroidery hoop.

  • How to make a sewing kits. Embroidery Hoop Sewing Kit - Step 3
    Step 3

    Cut another rectangle of half the height for the pocket.

  • How to make a sewing kits. Embroidery Hoop Sewing Kit - Step 4
    Step 4

    Fold the top edge of the pocket over by 1/2" and then over by another 1/2" and pin along the top.

  • How to make a sewing kits. Embroidery Hoop Sewing Kit - Step 5
    Step 5

    Sew along this edge, removing the pins as you go.

  • How to make a sewing kits. Embroidery Hoop Sewing Kit - Step 6
    Step 6

    If you've got an old tape measure you don't need, you can sew it along the top edge on the front of your pocket. This comes in really handy whenever you need a quick small measurement.

  • How to make a sewing kits. Embroidery Hoop Sewing Kit - Step 7
    Step 7

    Place the backing fabric and pouch inside the embroidery hoop and work out where you'd like the pockets to be, marking the lines with pins.

  • How to make a sewing kits. Embroidery Hoop Sewing Kit - Step 8
    Step 8

    Sew the vertical lines for the pockets. You don't have to sew along the bottom edge.

  • How to make a sewing kits. Embroidery Hoop Sewing Kit - Step 9
    Step 9

    Place the fabric inside your embroidery hoop and tighten into it's final position.

  • How to make a sewing kits. Embroidery Hoop Sewing Kit - Step 10
    Step 10

    Use some pinking scissors to cut away excess fabric from the edges.

  • How to make a sewing kits. Embroidery Hoop Sewing Kit - Step 11
    Step 11

    Fill with supplies and hang on the wall or keep at your sewing desk.

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Eien
Eien · Conyers, Georgia, US · 3 projects
Hmmm I like this. I think I should do this so when I travel from room to room with my sewing stuff I can take it all at once. Then I can hang it on the wall when it's just staying in my sewing room.
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