This is a heirloom quality, hard-to-find, square, quilting hoop. The hoop is fine crafted in Germany of sturdy hard wood. Perfect larger hoop is perfect for lap quilting edges or quilting around corners. After using this hoop, you will wonder why they ever made round ones.This unique square shape allows you to quilt in a large area or block without having to frequently move the frame. The corners are slightly curved. We haven't seen this shape from anyone else made out of wood It's more expensive than round hoops, but quilters will love it.