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Embroidery Hoop Holiday Card Holder

Embroidery Hoop Holiday Card Holder
Embroidery Hoop Holiday Card Holder
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Embroidery hoop crafts are some of the most creative and lovely projects out there. Work an embroidery hoop into your holiday decorating with this Embroidery Hoop Holiday Card Holder. This DIY card holder is perfect for Christmas and so easy to make. It's a no sew tutorial, meaning you can whip this project up quickly and easily. Select your favorite holiday prints and hang this decoration in a prominent place where everyone in the house can see it. The best part is, you can make more of these card holders depending on how many cards you're given! Celebrate the most wonderful time of the year by crafting your new favorite card holder.

Time to CompleteIn an evening

Main MaterialFabric

Primary TechniqueGeneral Crafts




Project TypeMake a Project

Materials List

  • 2 Fabric Palette® Holiday Fat Quarters (18" x 21")
  • 15" x 15" Low-loft batting
  • 12" Wooden embroidery hoop
  • 1 pkg. Rick Rack
  • Craft glue
  • Basic craft supplies
  • Scissors
  • Iron and pressing surface


Make a quick and easy holder to corral all your holiday greeting cards this yuletide season.

Before you begin

Read all instructions before beginning project. Do not prewash fabrics before using. Iron fabrics before beginning project.

Finished Size: 12" (30.48cm) diameter


Fabric A:
1 - 15" x 15" (background)
5 - 1" x 18" (hoop wrapping)

Fabric B: 1 - 15" x 14" (pocket)

Batting: 15" x 15"

Rick Rack: 15"


  1. Place one end of a Fabric A wrapping strip (wrong side) at the back of the outer hoop next to the screw; glue in place. Wrap the hoop diagonally with ¾ of the previous wrap showing. Continue wrapping entire hoop with remaining wrapping strips, securing ends of strips to the back of the hoop as they run out, and finishing at the screw; trim end.

  2. Place Fabric A background right side up on batting and press layers together.

  3. Fold Fabric B pocket in half wrong sides together to measure 15" x 7". Press fold firmly to crease.

  4. Place rick rack along folded edge of pocket on back side so that the points of trim are even from the front side; glue in place.

  5. Line up cut edges of pocket along bottom of background; center and place over the inner hoop. Check that the pocket edge is straight across the hoop.

  6. Press covered outer hoop over design with the screw at the top (loosen the screw to fit over all layers).

  7. Pull edges so that the fabrics are taut in hoop; trim batting even with wrong side of hoop.

  8. Trim background and pocket 1" from edge of hoop; glue layers separately to inside of hoop.


  1. Hang and place holiday cards in pocket.

Finished Care Instructions

Dust or shake lightly if needed.

How do you display Christmas cards?

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We made a cute card hanger using a board with 3 cords hanging down with tiny clothes pins to attach the cards.

I hang them on the fridge using magnet.


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