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Conkers
« on: May 17, 2006 01:22:23 PM »

Hi!
I made this felt peice as a practice and decided to add some applique and stitch detail........ I would like to display it on some way and woundered if anyone had any suggestions? It's 7.5inches x 8.5inches. x

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« Reply #1 on: May 17, 2006 01:44:44 PM »

Hi Conkers,  Welcome to Craftster.  A few questions -- is it a wet felted piece or a needle felted piece?  How dense? can it hang on it's own with out waffeling?

You can make a casing and hang it much like a quilt, you can thread tack it to a canvas (or other acid free stretched fabric over a frame)


You can sandwich it between two pieces of plexiglass - press the pieces together at corners and hang it.

Good luck
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« Reply #2 on: May 17, 2006 03:23:56 PM »

Thanks for the welcome! Its a wet piece (i've only just found out about needle felting!) Its not very dense and it's a bit patchy in places. it ranges from 2mm to 4mm where i built it up on the paisleys.

I don't think it would hang well on it's own so I was considering mounting it on a larger piece to give it a border. Although i do really like your idea of sandwiching it between plexiglass!!

Thanks once again.

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