Cross Stitch Frame Wrapping Tutorial

Rated 5.00 out of 5 based on 26 customer ratings
(26 customer reviews)


Create beautifully coloured and striped embroidery hoop frames with this frame wrapping tutorial, using wooden screw top frames and DMC floss (a great way to use up your spare stash). Easily do it yourself and dress up finished needlecraft projects to create the ideal standalone handmade gift or customise to match your home decor.



Want a bit of extra adornment for your wooden cross stitch frame? This easy floss wrapping tutorial will teach you how to create fantastic looking modern hoops and frames. It’s ideal for dressing up your finished embroidery or cross stitch pieces! All you need is some spare embroidery threads, scissors, a hoop, an embroidery needle and this pattern. Hand embroidery has never looked better. Make a handmade and decorative frame and your work can be customised to suit your own home décor. Check out some projects we’ve made with it here.


  • Skill Level: Beginner
  • PDF tutorial of 9 pages with full colour photos


  • Embroidery floss or crochet yarn
  • Scissors
  • Screw-type embroidery hoop or cross stitch frame
  • Embroidery needle

The tutorial includes full colour, step-by-step instructions and is suitable for everyone – from beginners to advanced stitchers. As the inventors of this application of the wrapping technique, we’re proud to share this original tutorial for embroidery hoop wrapping. The striped technique found on our rubber duck cross stitch is also included in this tutorial, but not the duck cross stitch pattern itself (you’ll need to purchase that separately).

Please note this is a tutorial in PDF format only and no hoop, fabric, DMC floss or other materials are included in the listing. Your instant digital download link will be available upon successful checkout and will also be emailed to you. To open the PDF file, you will need Adobe Reader, which can be downloaded for free online.

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26 reviews for Cross Stitch Frame Wrapping Tutorial

  1. Rated 5 out of 5

    phyllis spinale

    Very straightforward simple to follow instructions with great illustrations for each step.

  2. Rated 5 out of 5

    Peggy Shoemaker

    Awesome tutorial! Thanks so much.

  3. Rated 5 out of 5


    love the tutorial! definitely will be using it for holiday decorating!

  4. Rated 5 out of 5

    Kristine Ludwig

    I love this tutorial. It is creative and fun.

  5. Rated 5 out of 5


    Great tutorial with wording and pictures!

  6. Rated 5 out of 5


    Wonderful tutorial! The directions are very clear and easy to follow. I am looking forward to wrapping lots of hoops in the future. Thank you!

  7. Rated 5 out of 5

    Cyndi Frapolly Watanabe

    Great idea! Look toward to using this info!

  8. Rated 5 out of 5

    Celeste S Roberts

    Loved this tutorial. My hoops look fabulous after wrapping them with leftover floss as a final touch to my finished cross stitch projects!

  9. Rated 5 out of 5

    Laurel Piontek

    Love this tutorial! Thank you so much!

  10. Rated 5 out of 5


    Easy to follow tutorial. Thanks!

  11. Rated 5 out of 5


    Easy to follow and really beautiful!

  12. Rated 5 out of 5

    Margret Thordardottir

    Can’t wait to try this – easy to understand and the photos are a great help 🙂 well worth buying 🙂

  13. Rated 5 out of 5


    Nice pattern and what a great idea for a wooden hoop decoration. Great directions.

  14. Rated 5 out of 5

    Katherine Wright

    Adds a lovely touch to the finished cross stitch. What a great idea.

  15. Rated 5 out of 5

    Paula Mullikin

    Great way to finish off your stitching….thank you for the DIY

  16. Rated 5 out of 5


    Fantastic idea to “fancy up” the bare hoop of a cross stitch!! Clear instructions provided with many photos. Cannot wait to try this technique.

  17. Rated 5 out of 5

    Andrea Krummel

    Great idea! Thank you!

  18. Rated 5 out of 5

    Victoria McGinnis

  19. Rated 5 out of 5

    Jenna Boden

  20. Rated 5 out of 5


    Fun idea! Thank you to this seller for making this pattern available. Nicely detailed and easy to understand.

  21. Rated 5 out of 5


    Very easy to understand tutorial, can’t wait to try this.

  22. Rated 5 out of 5

    Jennifer Daggett

  23. Rated 5 out of 5

    Michelle Roundtree

    Seller was friendly and responded to questions in a timely manner. It was a pleasure to work with her.

  24. Rated 5 out of 5

    Sofie Griffin

    This is a brilliant product, easy to follow instructions and a great use for leftover thread.

  25. Rated 5 out of 5


    Clear instructions and final product turned out beautifully 🙂

  26. Rated 5 out of 5


    The decorative hoops look so nice – thank you very much

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