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Free Tab Bundle

We all know that we have such clever and talented Embroiderers in the Group who take a simple design and ‘make it better’

What started out as a closing tab on our Notebooks, has now been adapted to ‘other’ uses – we’ve put together these ideas for this free tab bundle

Included Formats:  DST EXP HUS JEF PES VIP VP3 XXX

What does this set include?

 Free Tab Bundle Sizes

Sheena shared her clever idea adding buttons to our Free Tab design - used to relieve the pressure of elastic on face masks.   Thank you so much for sharing Sheena - many of our members are using your great idea!

IW - Sheena Free Tabs

Our original Notebook Tab is the 8cm Tab with either Diamond (DIA) or Fan (FAN) decorative stitch

You could use this on our Notebooks that do not already have a Closing Tab

In the hoop Notebook Cover Blog

Our fabulous Faye wrote a blog on Adding a Closing Tab which shows how you add them to our older notebook designs

In the hoop Glasses Case with Tab

Darina requested a slightly longer Tab to use with our In the hoop Glass Cases, so we created the 10cm Tab

 Free In the hoop Cord Strap

Next on the list was an awesome idea from Helen, who edited our original Notebook Tab to make these cool Cord Straps or a longer Bag strap/Tab

These files are called Cord Wrap FAN or DIA

The fan style has the ‘pretty’ quilting and Fan edge, while the DIA style could be used for men – plain line quilting with a Diamond edge

Bible Cover with straps

Suzanne shared her directions on using our Notebook Cover to make a Bible Cover with Straps

We’ve included Suzanne’s Free Strap Design, plus added a rounded edge version – you could add them to the outside of any bag, as a feature

These files are called 27cmFAN

I hope this gives you some ideas on how to use our Free In the hoop Tab Designs 






Hoop Size Model Type Year


We use hoop size descriptions in line with usual industry terms.  If you are unsure if your hoop is big enough for a design, please check the size in mm, or click here for a list of common Embroidery Hoop Sizes

 4x4 inch - 100 x 100 mm 

5x7 inch - 130 x 180 mm 

6x10 inch - 160 x 260 mm 

8x8 inch  - 200 x 200 mm

8x10 inch - 200 x 260 mm