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Topic: Cross Stitch Scroll Frame with Project Preview (Tutorial)  (Read 7385 times)
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« on: May 24, 2013 09:46:41 PM »

I don't even begin to know where to post this, so it got popped in with cross stitching.

I have a love hate relationship with cross stitching. I have a terrible back and it doesn't help it get any better but I  love doing them any ways!

My life time battle with hoops and my pain index has been going on for at least 6 years now. Hoops have no place in my life. They either left big rings on my projects forever or I forget about my project and they leave a rust stain. I finally figured out a way that it doesn't kill my back! A scroll frame!

However, I live in the middle of no where and I'm cheap. Scroll frames are not easy to find around me.

So with the junk around my barn I made a easy scroll frame in under twenty minutes for FREE!

(And you get a preview of my newest project. Two weeks into it.)

Text Tutorial:

What you will need:
Small PVC Pipe
Wood Scrap (I used a piece of molding)
Fabric Scrap - Something tough and textured

Step One:
Drill hole slightly smaller than your pipe into the wood. Sand the holes.
(I tried to substitute the wood for a different piece of PVC but it kept cracking when I drilled)

Step Two:
Check to make sure that the pipe fits SNUGLY into the drilled hole. (if not sand or drill more)

Step Three:
Cut a fabric scrap out of a strong fabric that has a good grip. Nothing silky. Depending on your PVC pipe size is how wide to cut it. Mine was approximately 5 inches wide. Sew with right sides together a tube hot dog style. Turn right side out.

Step Four:
Insert pipe into fabric tube. Pin where to sew the next line. You want it to be tight against the tube, but not so close that it won't fit.

Step Five:
(Optional: place a line of hot glue around the hole in the wood to add even more security and hold. Non-slipness)
Insert fabric tube into pipe. Insert pipe into wood. DONE!

So easy! If you have any questions, let me know!
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« Reply #1 on: May 25, 2013 05:08:27 AM »

Awesome! Thanks for the tutorial!

« Reply #2 on: June 09, 2013 01:01:47 PM »

Wow! Thanks for the tutorial! I will have to dig out some supplies and give this a try!
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