Should embroidery be framed under glass?

Should I frame my cross stitch behind glass?

I don’t recommend leaving your cross stitched projects sandwiched between glass. This compresses/flattens the stitches which can make them look odd.

Do you leave embroidery in the hoop?

If the hoop is large enough to encompass the entire design, you can get away with leaving the fabric in the hoop, but it’s a good idea to loosen the tension a bit when you’re done stitching. If your hoop is smaller than your design, you definitely want to take the fabric out when you’re done stitching for the day.

Do they make square embroidery hoops?

Square Embroidery Hoop is the ultimate in hoops for hand or machine embroidery! Made of hardwoods with a finely finished surface.

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.

What is the best way to work a cross stitch?

15 cross stitch hints and tips

  1. Snipping Your Thread. …
  2. Don’t pull your needle tight. …
  3. Cut your thread as you go. …
  4. Use thread conditioner on light effects thread. …
  5. Stitch in natural light. …
  6. Remove your hoop. …
  7. Putting your felt on. …
  8. Ironing your finished piece.
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