To hold fabric while stitching or painting. Inner frame can hold the fabric onto the Outer frame. Tension is easy to adjust using the screw lock. You have a smooth stitching or painting surface around entire frame without wrinkles. The O-snap frame comes apart in seconds to store or to carry with.
Hoop frame keeps the entire piece of fabric taut, rather than just the piece being worked. The frame consists of a pair of concentric circular rings. The larger ring has a tightening device, in the form of a metal screw. The artisan repositions the hoop as needed when working over a large piece of fabric. Embroidery hoops come in various sizes and are generally small enough to control with one hand and rest in the lap.
Hoops were originally made of wood, Hoops are great for working with all kinds of crafts—from needle arts to fabric painting. Once the project is finished, embellish the edges with lace, paint, gems or other such materials and use it as a display frame. This package contains one round-edged wood hoop that is available in 16 inch size.