Framing Embroidery

Framing Embroidery

Free project instructions for framing embroidery.



Free project instructions for framing embroidery.



Framing embroidery is a wonderful way to display your favorite designs and beautiful handiwork. Give as a gift for friends and family, or showcase in your home on a wall or side table.
 


Project Needs & Notes:

- Picture frame with back (For this tutorial, we used one size for an 8" x 10" photo)
- 1/2 yard cotton fabric, like linen, twill, or lightweight canvas
- Medium-weight cutaway stabilizer
- Air-erase pen for marking
- All-purpose permanent spray adhesive or all-purpose glue and brush

Designs used in this tutorial include:
- X12579, A United States Outlines (Vintage) Design Pack

Special Notes:
Choose thinner cotton fabric like linen, twill, or lightweight canvas, as heavier fabrics will make the frame back too thick and it will not fit back into the frame. Also, the glass may not be able to be added back in depending on the frame (I left the glass piece off).

This project was featured in the following:
Christmas Gift Guide Lookbook


Free project instructions for framing embroidery.
Remove the back of the frame and the glass.

Lay the fabric with the right side facing up.

Center the back of the frame on top of the fabric as shown and trace the shape.

Allow a few inches of excess fabric around the frame for hooping. Set the frame aside for now.

Free project instructions for framing embroidery.
A template is a printout of a design, and is an excellent tool to plan where to stitch.

Print a template of the design from your embroidery software.
If you do not have embroidery software, Wilcom's TrueSizer is
a free program to use.


Center the template inside the shape. There should be at least 1" of space in-between the outer edges of the design and the edges of the shape.

Mark the center point and the horizontal and vertical axis lines.

Free project instructions for framing embroidery.
Remove the template.

Hoop the fabric with one piece of medium-weight stabilizer, aligning the marks on the hoop with the marks on the fabric.

Free project instructions for framing embroidery.
Attach the hoop to the machine and load the design.

Move the hoop so that the needle is directly over the center point on the tape.

Embroider the design.

Free project instructions for framing embroidery.
When the design has finished, unhoop the fabric.

In this tutorial, a second design is being added within the first design.

Create a paper template, position the template, and mark the center and axis lines.

Free project instructions for framing embroidery.
Hoop the fabric, and load the second embroidery design.

The first design might be hooped over -- this is ok, the design will not be harmed by the hoop.

Free project instructions for framing embroidery.
Attach the hoop to the machine, move the needle over the center point, and embroider the design.

Free project instructions for framing embroidery.
You can also merge the designs together using embroidery software, like Embird.

Merge the two designs together, place them how you would like, and then print a template of the design.

Use that template for placement on the fabric, mark the fabric, and embroider the design.

Free project instructions for framing embroidery.
When the design has finished, unhoop the fabric.

Leave the stabilizer on the backside of the embroidery to give the fabric more support.

Insert a pin at each corner of the shape.

Free project instructions for framing embroidery.
Turn the fabric over and make a mark at each pin, then remove the pins.

These marks will help when adding the back of the frame.

Free project instructions for framing embroidery.
Spray the wrong side of the back of the frame with permanent all-purpose adhesive.

Align the back of the frame with the marks you just made on the backside of the embroidery; press in place.

Free project instructions for framing embroidery.
Carefully trim away the excess stabilizer -- trim as close to the edges of the back of the frame as possible but do not cut the fabric.

Then, trim the excess fabric around the outer edges of the back of the frame, leaving about 3/4" behind.

Free project instructions for framing embroidery.
Spray the sides of the back of the frame with adhesive, fold the fabric over on all sides, and press in place.

Trim the excess fabric at each corner.

Free project instructions for framing embroidery.
Another option instead of permanent adhesive is to add all-purpose glue to the frame back with a brush.

Then, add the embroidered fabric as shown earlier.

Add the back of the frame into the frame.

Free project instructions for framing embroidery.
Framed embroidery adds eye-catching style to any home decor.

Use the technique above for framing large or small designs. A 4" x 4" design fits wonderfully inside a 5" x 7" frame. Great on a desk or shelf, or make multiple for an entire framed set!

Framing Embroidery



This project is featured on the Embroidery Library Pinterest page.

Pin it yourself using the "Pin It" button on this page.



Questions or comments? Let us know! Send an email to us; the address is stitch@emblibrary.com.
Framing Embroidery

Framing Embroidery

Free project instructions for framing embroidery.



Free project instructions for framing embroidery.



Framing embroidery is a wonderful way to display your favorite designs and beautiful handiwork. Give as a gift for friends and family, or showcase in your home on a wall or side table.
 


Project Needs & Notes:

- Picture frame with back (For this tutorial, we used one size for an 8" x 10" photo)
- 1/2 yard cotton fabric, like linen, twill, or lightweight canvas
- Medium-weight cutaway stabilizer
- Air-erase pen for marking
- All-purpose permanent spray adhesive or all-purpose glue and brush

Designs used in this tutorial include:
- X12579, A United States Outlines (Vintage) Design Pack

Special Notes:
Choose thinner cotton fabric like linen, twill, or lightweight canvas, as heavier fabrics will make the frame back too thick and it will not fit back into the frame. Also, the glass may not be able to be added back in depending on the frame (I left the glass piece off).

This project was featured in the following:
Christmas Gift Guide Lookbook


Free project instructions for framing embroidery.
Remove the back of the frame and the glass.

Lay the fabric with the right side facing up.

Center the back of the frame on top of the fabric as shown and trace the shape.

Allow a few inches of excess fabric around the frame for hooping. Set the frame aside for now.

Free project instructions for framing embroidery.
A template is a printout of a design, and is an excellent tool to plan where to stitch.

Print a template of the design from your embroidery software.
If you do not have embroidery software, Wilcom's TrueSizer is
a free program to use.


Center the template inside the shape. There should be at least 1" of space in-between the outer edges of the design and the edges of the shape.

Mark the center point and the horizontal and vertical axis lines.

Free project instructions for framing embroidery.
Remove the template.

Hoop the fabric with one piece of medium-weight stabilizer, aligning the marks on the hoop with the marks on the fabric.

Free project instructions for framing embroidery.
Attach the hoop to the machine and load the design.

Move the hoop so that the needle is directly over the center point on the tape.

Embroider the design.

Free project instructions for framing embroidery.
When the design has finished, unhoop the fabric.

In this tutorial, a second design is being added within the first design.

Create a paper template, position the template, and mark the center and axis lines.

Free project instructions for framing embroidery.
Hoop the fabric, and load the second embroidery design.

The first design might be hooped over -- this is ok, the design will not be harmed by the hoop.

Free project instructions for framing embroidery.
Attach the hoop to the machine, move the needle over the center point, and embroider the design.

Free project instructions for framing embroidery.
You can also merge the designs together using embroidery software, like Embird.

Merge the two designs together, place them how you would like, and then print a template of the design.

Use that template for placement on the fabric, mark the fabric, and embroider the design.

Free project instructions for framing embroidery.
When the design has finished, unhoop the fabric.

Leave the stabilizer on the backside of the embroidery to give the fabric more support.

Insert a pin at each corner of the shape.

Free project instructions for framing embroidery.
Turn the fabric over and make a mark at each pin, then remove the pins.

These marks will help when adding the back of the frame.

Free project instructions for framing embroidery.
Spray the wrong side of the back of the frame with permanent all-purpose adhesive.

Align the back of the frame with the marks you just made on the backside of the embroidery; press in place.

Free project instructions for framing embroidery.
Carefully trim away the excess stabilizer -- trim as close to the edges of the back of the frame as possible but do not cut the fabric.

Then, trim the excess fabric around the outer edges of the back of the frame, leaving about 3/4" behind.

Free project instructions for framing embroidery.
Spray the sides of the back of the frame with adhesive, fold the fabric over on all sides, and press in place.

Trim the excess fabric at each corner.

Free project instructions for framing embroidery.
Another option instead of permanent adhesive is to add all-purpose glue to the frame back with a brush.

Then, add the embroidered fabric as shown earlier.

Add the back of the frame into the frame.

Free project instructions for framing embroidery.
Framed embroidery adds eye-catching style to any home decor.

Use the technique above for framing large or small designs. A 4" x 4" design fits wonderfully inside a 5" x 7" frame. Great on a desk or shelf, or make multiple for an entire framed set!

Framing Embroidery

This project is featured on the Embroidery Library Pinterest page.

Pin it yourself using the "Pin It" button on this page.



Questions or comments? Let us know! Send an email to us; the address is stitch@emblibrary.com.
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