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Topic: How to Fix Warped/Out of Shape Cross Stitch work??? HELP :(  (Read 1508 times)
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« on: July 13, 2013 05:30:14 PM »

So I just finished a giant (for me) 11" x 17" light house cross stitch piece  (Dimensions Gold Rocky Point) where every square is stitched. I worked on it off and on for a couple of years, and I must have had it too tight in my hoop at some times (I was kind of a noob  when I started it) because after I got it cleaned up to frame, the fabric is all stretched out of shape!! Like it's a diamond shape instead of a rectangle. I hope that makes sense. Anyway, I'm not sure how to fix this to frame it. I worked on this for so long, and I would really hate to see it end up in a drawer somewhere like others that I have done. Anyone have any advice??
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« Reply #1 on: July 14, 2013 06:11:55 AM »

This might help:  http://www.needlenthread.com/2012/07/damp-stretching-blocking-embroidery.html

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« Reply #2 on: July 14, 2013 06:58:04 AM »

Thanks! I will give this a try! It's pretty crooked so hopefully this works.
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