A Framed Finish

I finished this needlework back in June 2010, but I finally have finished framing it. Closeups of the stitching can be found on my June 12th post.

My framing was a bit of a “cheat”, but I love the way it turned out. Wish all of my pieces could look as nice! It is impossible to find a ready made square frame. The fnished needlework is 6 inches by 6 inches. One day I happened upon a sale at the store with framed art pieces for half off. I managed to find this frame for $10. The insides were quite glued together, but I carefully did away with the “ready made photo” and redid it to use for my Sophia’s Sampler. Just great….don’t you think? Will have to look for more finds like this!

Amities, Averyclaire


10 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Annie
    Jan 13, 2011 @ 08:44:02

    The framing looks great! What a deal you found. I used to be able to find square frames at my local lns, but those days are gone. I’ll have to remember to keep my eye open for this kind of thing.


  2. Jane
    Jan 13, 2011 @ 10:28:36

    Frame is just perfect for what you need, a great compliment for the stitching


  3. Jane
    Jan 13, 2011 @ 10:35:45

    It is just beautiful, Averyclaire, and I am so sorry I missed taking a picture of it last Monday for the HEG blog. Please forgive me!


  4. Margaret
    Jan 13, 2011 @ 11:45:47

    It’s beautiful! Love the frame and the way the piece looks in it too!


  5. KarenV
    Jan 13, 2011 @ 13:34:45

    That turned out great, the frame is just perfect for your stitched piece!


  6. Carol
    Jan 13, 2011 @ 20:22:40

    Thank you for your very sweet comments on my blog–I’m happy to have discovered yours as a result 🙂

    Your finish is darling–who doesn’t love sheep? And the frame was a perfect fit for it, too. Congratulations on a lovely piece!


  7. Sue McB
    Jan 14, 2011 @ 16:40:16

    Lovely – the framing is no cheat at all – sensible and clever. Looks great!


  8. Siobhan
    Jan 18, 2011 @ 04:53:23

    Your framing is beautiful! Like Sue said, definitely not a cheat, but a smart way of doing your framing–saving $$ towards more framing! 😉


  9. Jackie
    Jan 18, 2011 @ 17:06:57

    What a great tip! I love a great find. You did a great job finishing it yourself.


  10. Doris
    Jan 20, 2011 @ 09:52:09

    great, look just perfect!.


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