Should framed cross stitch have glass?

Do you use glass when framing cross stitch?

If you use dimensional stitches, beads or other embellishments, a little extra space will be needed to keep the glass away from those, too. … We know that the rules generally require that they be framed without glass so that the judges can scrutinize your work very closely.

Should you frame embroidery under glass?

First of all, you need to find frames. When you frame embroidery, if you decide to put the piece behind glass, you should plan on double matting or putting spacers in to keep the glass off the front of your work.

What size frame do I need for my cross stitch?

If you want to buy a frame that should cover you for most projects that you are likely to stitch (unless you are going to choose very wide designs), then go for a 24″ frame. As you can see by E for Elephant below, you can put a small design can go onto a large frame.

Can you iron a cross stitch?

– To iron your washed piece, place the cross stitch face down between two clean towels (the towels protect your stitches from being crushed) and press lightly with a warm iron. NEVER use a hot iron. – To remove creases or fold lines use the steam setting on your iron.

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How do you frame a tapestry behind glass?

When framing unmatted tapestries with glass, spacers can be inserted under the frame’s lip to elevate the glass, providing air flow to the tapestry. For unglazed tapestries, remember the fabric will be exposed to particulate matter that may cause damage to its surface over time.

Does Hobby Lobby frame cross stitch?

I’ve had a print and some cross stitch work that I did framed at Hobby Lobby. I was very pleased with the end result. The lady that helped me pick the frames and matting made great suggestions. A friend recommended them to me.