Looking for in-the-hoop embroidery designs? You’re in the right place! If you aren’t sure about what they are, in-the-hoop embroidery designs are digital sewing patterns that stitch themselves on the machine. All you have to do is follow the instructions and watch your embroidery machine do the work.

Learn how to use pretty lace zippers with this free in the hoop lace zipper bag project. There are also instructions on how to adapt other in the hoop bag designs to use a lacy zipper. You’ll need a 5×7 hoop, and a 20cm Lace Zip.

In the Hoop Lace Zipper Bag

Quick and easy, you will love how fast this goes together.  I personally have made loads of this ITH small zipper case! It is fully lined and quilted on the front with a wave quilt stitch, It is perfect for carrying coins, cash, earbuds as well as many other small items. 

Image shows a bag with a zipper made with an in-the-hoop embroidery machien.
Super cute!

Say Happy Birthday with this fun Gift Card Holder! Comes with easy to follow instructions with pictures and is so easy to make.  Fits gift cards and credit cards. Fits 4×4 hoops.

Related: Awesome Embroidery Design for Dad

Image shows a gift card holder made with an in the hoop embroidery machine with the words " Happy birthday"
It’s the best way to wish someone a happy birthday.

This cover is perfect for holding a small hand sanitizer bottle. This free ITH in the hoop machine embroidery design can be made in the 4×4 hoop size. This embroidery design is perfect for beginners. 

Related: Make your own handmade hand sanitizer!

Image shows a hand sanitizer cover made with an embroidery machine.
Stay healthy AND fashion!

In-the-hoop sunglasses case design is not only a fabulous and practical gift but a great way to embroider up your scraps.

All you will need is a few pieces of fabric, some batting, stabilizer, and coordinating machine embroidery thread for the needle and bobbin and you are good to go!

Image shows a woman holding embroidered phone cases.
You can make so many different designs.

Quick and easy, you will love how fast this in the hoop zipper heart pouch goes together.  Fully lined and quilted on the front, it’s perfect for carrying coins and cash. It has complete detailed instructions with LOTS of how-to photos included.

Image shows a red heart-shaped zipper pouch.
Make your heart-shaped pouch!


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