Spring hoops, I like them

by Chris Arlington
(Coquitlam,BC Canada)

I like spring hoops because of the tension.

I always put the hoop on a flat surface place the front of the fabric facing me because after I place the spring hoop I want the back (or smooth side) to be the back surface so that if I temporarily put it down the front won't get dirty because it's inside the hoop.

Plus I see where the spring handles are I position the handles so that the hand I am holding the hoop with covers them.

I never leave my work in any hoop or scroll with tension. I generally remove them when I am finished stitching for the time being.

Comments for Spring hoops, I like them

Average Rating starstarstarstarstar

Click here to add your own comments

Rating
starstarstarstarstar
I love spring hoops too
by: Ann

I love spring hoops and have been using them for about 25 years! I'd love to find some big ones.

Rating
starstarstarstarstar
spring hoops love em
by: Alice

I too love the spring hoops, so easy to use. Never been sure which is the right or wrong way to use them but I think the advice from the lady in Canada is spot on.

Click here to add your own comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Using embroidery hoops.

Recent Articles

  1. Photo to cross stitch program

    Mar 08, 19 02:41 AM

    Carol, I just found you page and would like to know what I need to know as to which software to choose for my mac laptop and dell desk top. I would like

    Read More

  2. Contact Me

    Jan 21, 19 08:04 AM

    Contact Carol at https://www.needlework-tips-and-techniques.com

    Read More

  3. Choosing hand embroidery stitches for lines

    Jan 21, 19 07:48 AM

    Struggling to chose hand embroidery stitches for the lines in a design? Here are some ideas for you

    Read More