Projects/Liberty/Hoops

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quoted sizes are workable area, not physical dimensions


Janome

Name Size (mm.) Comment
Standard Hoop A 127 x 100 aka 5 x 4" - said to fit 80% of designs
Large Hoop B 132/140 x 200 aka 5 x 7" - design size very common
Free Arm Hoop C 50 x 50 for caps, or other small spaces
Giga Hoop D 230 x 200 Large designs sewn from rotating hoop
Spring Loaded Hoop F 127 x 110 for thick fabric
There are also spring-loaded hoops, but these address fabric problems, not design sizes


Name Size (mm.) Comment
Small 50 x 50 2" x 2" for baby clothes
Free Arm FA10 100 x 40 for inserting into sleeves
Standard ST 126 x 110
Standard Square / Extra 127 x 127
Standard Square SQ14 140 x 140
Rectangular RE 140 x 200
Square ASQ 180 x 180
Square SQ 200 x 200
Macro 200 x 280
Big Square SQ23 230 x 230 for Quilting
Grande GR 300 x 230
There are also hat and cap inserts to fit Rectangular and giving Standard work area.

Pfaff /Husqvarna Viking

Name Size (mm.) Comment
Mini Spring Hoop 40 x 40
Creative Petite Hoop 50 x 80
Creative Round Hoop 80 80 x 80
Standard Hoop 100 x 100
Creative Round or Rectangular Hoop 120 x 115
* Creative 120 Square Hoop 120 x 120
All Fabric Hoop 130 x 130
* All Fabric or Textured Hoop 150 x 150
Endless or Midsize Hoop 170 x 100
* Creative Endless Hoop 180 x 100 Designs intended to link seamlessly
Creative Air Hoop 180 x 130 = 5" x 7" designs
Creative Quilters' Hoop 200 x 200
Creative Large Hoop 225 x 140
* Creative Haster Hoop 240 x 150
Creative Grand Hoop 250 x 225 Large designs sewn by rotating hoop
Creative Elite or Designer Crown Hoop 260 x 200
Creative Deluxe or Designer Royal Hoop 360 x 200
* Creative Grand Dream ro Designer Majestic Hoop 360 x 350 Large designs sewn by rotating hoop
Some hoops are machine specific. Hoops marked with * are most common sizes

Universal

Universal Large Hoop 2 || 240 x 150 ||
Name Size (mm.) Comment
Universal Standard Hoop 1 100 x 100
Universal Standard Hoop 2 120 x 115
Universal Square Hoop 1 150 x 150
Universal Midsize Hoop 1 170 x 100
Universal Large Hoop 1 225 x 140
Universal Large Hoop 3 260 x 200
Universal Large Hoop 4 360 x 200
Universal Multipart Hoop 1 360 x 350 Large designs sewn by rotating hoop

Brother

Name Size (in.) Comment
Small Hoop 2.5 x 1
Medium Hoop 4 x 4
Large Hoop 5 x 7
Extra Large Hoop 12 x 5
Quattro Square Hoop 8 x 8
Quattro Jumbo Hoop 12 x 8
Extra Large Hoop 10 x 6
Extra Large Hoop 12 x 7
Super Hoop 4 x 4 expanding to 4 x 6.25 Move the hooped fabric to an additional overlapping section, avoiding re-hooping
Some hoops are machine-specific

Singer

Name Size (in.) Comment
Futura Large Hoop 4.5 x 6.75
Futura Small Hoop 3.125 X 4.75
Super Giant Long 4.5 x 20.25 Takes two designes vertically arranged
Third party wider frames available from http://www.hoopitall.com/content/contentview/action/view/frmEntityId/765 - do not need consideration for this project

Flair Magazine have a list of common hoop sizes on their web pages

Bernina

Name Size (mm.) Comment
Small Frame 60 x 40
Medium Frame 100 x 130
Large Frame 155 x 200
Mega Hoop 150 x 400

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