- Embroidery Design Options
- Frames for embroidery from corrugated cardboard
- Openwork frames
- Frames of wooden plinth
- Other ways of embroidery design
- Video: frames for embroidery with their own hands
After the last stitch is made, they are hiddenEnds of threads, embroidery is washed and ironed, it remains to decide the last question - how to decorate the finished product. Most often, embroidery threads or beads, require framing, in the form of a picture - a frame. Consider how to use various materials to make a variety of interesting design options.
Embroidery Design Options
The easiest, but expensive, way to carryPrepared embroidery in a baguette workshop where the embroidery is made in a baguette. It will be necessary, only to agree the size of the future picture and a number of other features (the presence of glass, the type of wall attachment, the way to fix the canvas on the substrate). After clarifying the features of the order, it must be paid and after a certain period of time to pick it up.
The disadvantage is the high cost of consumablesMaterials and work of the master, for stretching embroidery on the substrate, also have to pay. Reduce the costs of a baguette shop, such tricks will help - to fix the picture on the substrate, you can do it yourself, especially since the author of the embroidery, performing the design with their own hands, will treat her much more carefully and accurately than the workshop employee. Glass and substrate, you can order separately in the building store - there their cost is much lower.
For standard size embroidery, you canUse a special photo frame. Popular, thematic frames - decorated with sea or children's motifs. Openwork frames are less common. The material is metal, various types of plastic. The set includes: a frame, glass (sometimes without it), a rigid substrate with attachments. In this case, all manipulations on the design of the picture will be done by themselves and completely free of charge.
In addition to the purchase framework, there are many ways,Make them at home, with a small set of improvised tools and tools. The needlewomen use materials whose variety amazes. At the same time, everything that is used is left over from repair or purchased very cheaply.
Frames for embroidery from corrugated cardboard
A simple option is to make frames for embroidery using corrugated cardboard (boxes from household appliances and other goods).
For production you will need:
- stationery knife ;
- Long ruler;
- Material for gluing the finished frame (fabric, wallpaper, wrapping gift paper);
- High-quality glue;
- double sided tape;
- Loop for fixing the picture on the wall.
Embroidered with a cross, beads or other meansWork, you need to pre-wash and iron it. The frame format depends on the parameters and the shape of the embroidery. The ruler measures the size of the area that will be visible to viewers, and is deposited on a sheet of corrugated cardboard. For the border, on each side, 4-5 cm is added. This is the back side of the frame.
To form the front part, it is cut out,Similar in size to the detail, but with a window equal to the amount of embroidery. For a flat border, it will be enough, one face detail, three-dimensional - and more contour, glued together. The embroidery is attached to the back part on a double-sided adhesive tape, special textile glue or even stitches with a needle. The main thing is to do the job neatly, without creasing or skewing. Uneven tension, especially noticeable when embroidered with a cross.
The border of the frame, before attaching to the main part, is pasted with the selected material - it is easiest to work with paper.
Nuance! The material for the design of the frame, should not be brighter than embroidery - otherwise attention will draw, it is the frame, and the picture will appear inexpressive, secondary.
From the outer edges, the allowance is left, not less than 3 cm. The frame is superimposed on the prepared cardboard blank with embroidery. The allowances are glued to its underside.
The fastening loop can be made from a pieceNarrow satin ribbon, smooth braid, jewelry chain. The piece is bent in half, fastened with adhesive tape in the right place. The decoration ends by sealing the wrong side.
The frame of the finished picture, you can decorateFelt colors, beads, depending on the theme of embroidery. Summer seascape, it is logical to supplement small shells, smooth pebbles. Scope of kitchen plots, decorate coffee beans, dry lemon slices, dried flowers - the scope for creativity is unlimited.
You can sew or glue the outer and side facesFrames of beautiful lace. The color can be selected in tone of thread or beads, if the picture is embroidered with beads. The decoration will look luxurious if lace is pre-painted with gold or bronze paint.
Pros of this framework:
- Speed of production;
- Low weight of the product;
- Available materials;
- Pleasure, from creating a beautiful thing with your own hands.
Embroidery frame, it looks better without glass. Suitable for embroidery beads, cross-like design does not hide the bulk embroidery.
If at home, there is no corrugated cardboard, you can ask the grocery store for boxes packed with sweets, cookies, etc.
Instead of paper and tape, you can use self-adhesive film. It is made in different colors and textures, imitating stone masonry, pebbles, wood, marble.
To cut corrugated cardboard with scissors is not recommended, they crumple its structure.
Frames of wooden plinth
The next option is a frame for embroidery fromA wooden skirting board. Materials can stay in the bins, after repairing the apartment. Thanks to natural raw materials, the frame looks expensive and solid. To impart the desired color to the wood, stains, different varnishes (their mixtures) will help.
To make a wooden frame for embroidery from the plinth, with your own hands, you will need:
- Plinth (length, depends on the size of the embroidery);
- Sharp knife;
- Fine-grained sandpaper;
- Wooden beads;
- Glue PVA (furniture);
- Varnish, paint for finishing the frame;
- Brush for applying varnish, glue;
- Small, thin nails;
- Glass (optional);
- Wooden beads.
- - Corner ruler.
Nuance! The frame will be ideal if the plinth of the plinth and the glazing beads is made strictly at an angle of 45 degrees. If you need to draw one or two frames - you can do with a square, cut with a saw or a knife. To qualitatively, repeatedly execute the corners of the frames, you will need a special device - a chair. Sold in construction stores. A saw, a jigsaw is purchased.
Before cutting the blanks, the innerThe perimeter of the embroidery frame, it is noted which side will be the outer outline of the frame. The tip of the plinth is cut at an angle of 45 degrees. On the inner edge, the required distance is measured, a mark is made, and again cut at an angle. For clarity, you can consider the finished frame.
In most cases, the embroidery frame hasRectangular shape. To make, you need 4 pieces. The details are connected by sections, suitable for working with wood glue, tightly compressed by hands. The corners of the frame are checked with a corner, until the glue finally hardens. The glue instruction, usually recommends, to stand the product 24 hours, for complete drying. For this, the frame must be left on a flat surface, in order to avoid distortion.
After drying, the product is peeled off by gluing, and is often sanded with sandpaper.
Stapik is cut into blanks usingWhich, the design will be done, on the wrong side of the frame. Blanks are tried on the inside of the frame, the size of the box is medium, between the inner and outer contours of the frame. The glazing beads are glued together and with a frame, they are aged for 24 hours.
The finished frame is varnished and dried, the inner box, where the embroidery will be placed, is painted in one layer, the outer sides - can be several.
On the perimeter of the box is made rigidSubstrate for stretching embroidery (thin plywood, quality cardboard). It should fit into the frame freely, after pulling the canvas - the size of the sides will increase slightly. Embroidery is fixed on the substrate with glue or a needle with a thread. The tension of the embroidery with beads should be stronger than the cross, so that the pattern does not hang, under the weight of the beads. After sizing, the embroidery is placed under the press.
The finished picture on the substrate is embedded in the frame, for clamping, cloves are hammered into the glazing beads. It is enough to use one carnation on the side, if the embroidery is large - two.
If you wish, you can insert glass into the frame. In simple workshops, the edges of the glass are not handled and very sharp. Secure them with their own hands can be, pasted with a narrow tape.
Other ways of embroidery design
It is cheaper and simpler to make a framework similar toWay, from the ceiling foam plinth. From the tools you need a sharp knife, ruler and square. Such plinths are produced in a huge assortment, they are cheaper than wooden ones, even children can work with them.
Frame from the ceiling skirt For small works,Round shape, you can use the embroidery frame, for embroidery with a cross or beads. After embroidering, the work remains in them, the edges of the canvas are cut, imperceptibly tightened from the wrong side.
Ordinary glass, in the frame for embroidering, gives glare.
Embroidery with a cross or the other, looks brighter and more natural, if you decorate it in a frame without glass.
To fashionable now embroideries, in oriental style -Pagodas, hieroglyphs, koi carp, girls in national costumes, a frame made of bamboo is ideal. This - 4 segments, connected in a rectangular contour, like a log house. If there is no single stem, to assemble the frame, it is possible from bamboo napkins, previously disassembled into sticks.
The color of the frame is selected to any color, floss or beads used for embroidery, otherwise the frame will not decorate the picture.
An interesting vintage effect is achieved when using the lacquer varnish to coat the frames. After drying, the varnish crackles, through it the lower layer of paint is visible.
Do not throw away cardboard boxes from sweets- cut off or remove the top and it turned out a pretty frame. To decorate and insert embroidery, then on the wall of the house will be another masterpiece. The volumetric paper covered with sweets is often covered with interesting patterns, rather than material, to shape the future of the passepartout.
Plywood for the substrate, you can buy in the assembly department, a furniture store - they often have leftovers.
Video: frames for embroidery with their own hands