How to… frame a picture
CUT a piece of white mount board to fit inside your frame. Place your design centrally over the mount board and pin the fabric around the board to secure, starting at the centre of each side and working outwards.
PIN around the entire perimeter and check you are happy with the positioning of your design, then turn over to the reverse. Use double-sided tape to secure the fabric excess around all four sides.
SECURE the fabric edges with masking tape and remove the pins. Position your stitching in the frame and back with a second piece of mount board. Seal the edges with more masking tape to finish off.
Paint your frame, as we have done, in a shade similar to one that features in the design, so it coordinates perfectly
This design was stitched on 14 count aida fabric. Designed by: Emma Congdon Stitch count: 178 high x 123 wide Design size: 33x23cm (13x9in) Stitch time: 64 hours