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« on: November 21, 2008 11:17:07 AM »

I think it's a great idea now and then to just frame your favorite design.  However, I get a bit bored with simply stitching it on some fabric and then sticking it in a frame.  I use "float frames" all the time for my Illustration work, and I thought I could achieve a similar effect with embroidery.



I just stitched it on some sheer organza fabric, and attached it to the back of the frame.  I especially like this way of framing when I have a design that has a lot of interesting negative space.  It lets light shine through and casts a pretty silhouette when you hang it on a wall.  Plus it was so quick!  No sewing involved.  I think it would be great for last minute gifts.
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« Reply #1 on: November 21, 2008 11:50:08 AM »

This is great!  I love the design, also.  I've used the floating frames for a lot of other projects, but never for embroidery!  Thanks for the great idea!
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« Reply #2 on: November 21, 2008 11:59:44 AM »

Thats really nice, a neat idea!
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« Reply #3 on: November 21, 2008 12:23:23 PM »

Brilliant!! I have an embroidery machine and favorite designs .. now I know how to decorate the walls in my room!! Thank you for sharing this with us.

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« Reply #4 on: November 22, 2008 08:45:37 AM »

That's a great idea.

Thanks for the link to the tutorial.
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