DIY Embroidery Hoop Clock

DIY Embroidery Hoop Clock

Remedy the lack of clock in the sewing room with a fun DIY Embroidery Hoop Clock. I love this upcycled clock, utilizing clock parts from a clock from a charity shop, using buttons from my stash. Its so quick and easy to make.

DIY Embroidery Hoop Clock

This is a fun project, how about whipping up some unique Button Clocks as gifts?

To make you will need:

Clock Parts

Embroidery hoop, wider than the clock handles to allow room for the buttons


Thick interfacing


Taylors Chalk


Needle & Thread

DIY Embroider y Hoop Clock

To make:

Using your embroidery hoop as a guide draw roughly draw a round circle on your fabric approximately 2 cm wider

Embroidery Hoop measurement

Cut out your fabric

Fold your fabric into quarters and mark on the back the centre of the circle

Mark the centre

Use the inside hoop to mark out the inner circle dimensions on your interfacing. Cut out and iron on the wrong side.

Place your fabric in the hoop, stretch taught.

Mark out your placement of buttons, sew on.

Button clock, vicky myers creations

Cut a  small hole in the centre of the clock face and insert clock parts ( I sprayed my upcycled clock parts white first)

Insert clock mechanism, glue into place using a strong adhesive

Trim fabric, if wished.


I am delighted to have transformed my clock part from this to this!



DIY Embroider y Hoop Clock


You can easily ring the changes, how about some denim fabric and bright coloured different buttons??




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I am inspired by our wonderful world, creation is constant and yet changing. I feel it is important to respect the environment and where possible to upcycle/recycle. Blessed with creativity I try to appreciate it and develop it:) Thanks for taking the time to read my blog, please do sign up to follow my journey:)

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