Menu

Cart

Stretcher Bars – 1/2 Frame

Stretcher Bars – 1/2 Frame

$3.52$15.69 USD

Please note this is a listing for 1/2 a stretcher bar frame. You will need to purchase two 1/2 frames to make a complete frame. My frames may not fit together with other manufacturers frames.

Stretcher bars are inexpensive wooden embroidery frames in which the fabric can be pulled really tight. The end of the bars have teeth that you slot together to form a frame at any size that you require for your needlework. I highly recommend purchasing the brass thumb tacks which are stronger and sharper than office supplies thumb tacks or quilters thumb tacks.

Please visit the following webpage for instructions on how to assemble a stretcher bar frame and choosing the right size for your needlework: Stretcher Bar Frames Information

 

Clear
Compare
SKU: N/A Categories: ,

Share:

Please note this is a listing for 1/2 a stretcher bar frame. You will need to purchase two 1/2 frames to make a complete frame. My frames may not fit together with other manufacturers frames.

Stretcher bars are inexpensive wooden embroidery frames in which the fabric can be pulled really tight. The end of the bars have teeth that you slot together to form a frame at any size that you require for your needlework. A local craftsman makes the stretcher bar frames for me; they are well made and great value for money.

Please visit the following webpage for instructions on how to assemble a stretcher bar frame and choosing the right size for your needlework: Stretcher Bar Frames Information

I recommend the stretcher bar frames to work my hand embroidery kits in because they are very quick to assemble and the fabric stays taught in the frame. The frame can be used over and over and different length bars can be used together to create different size and shape frames.

You will require a packet of brass thumb tacks to pin the fabric to the frame. The brass thumb tacks are stronger and easier to push into the frame compared to the office supplies thumb tacks.

I also sell a hand tack kit which includes a tool to push the thumb tacks into the frame and a tool to remove the thumb tacks.

 

Weight.15 kg
Dimensions37 × 27 × 3 cm
Select

Packet of 60 Brass Thumb Tacks with Puller – Recommended, EZ Tack Kit with Red Handles, 6 inch Stretcher Bar 1/2 Frame, 7 inch Stretcher Bar 1/2 Frame, 8 inch Stretcher Bar 1/2 Frame, 9 inch Stretcher Bar 1/2 Frame, 10 inch Stretcher Bar 1/2 Frame, 11 inch Stretcher Bar 1/2 Frame, 12 inch Stretcher Bar 1/2 Frame, 13 inch Stretcher Bar 1/2 Frame, 14 inch Stretcher Bar 1/2 Frame, 15 inch Stretcher Bar 1/2 Frame, 16 inch Stretcher Bar 1/2 Frame, 17 inch Stretcher Bar 1/2 Frame, 18 inch Stretcher Bar 1/2 Frame, 19 inch Stretcher Bar 1/2 Frame, 20 inch Stretcher Bar 1/2 Frame, 22 inch Stretcher Bar 1/2 Frame, 24 inch Stretcher Bar 1/2 Frame, 26 inch Stretcher Bar 1/2 Frame

icon

Other Things You Might Like

Needle Painting – Long and Short

<a href="https://berlinembroidery.com/product-category/hand-embroidery-supplies/books/" rel="tag">Books</a>, <a href="https://berlinembroidery.com/product-category/hand-embroidery-supplies/needle-painting-supplies/" rel="tag">Needle Painting Supplies</a>, <a href="https://berlinembroidery.com/product-category/hand-embroidery-supplies/surface-embroidery/" rel="tag">Surface Embroidery</a>
$21.48 USD

The Long and Short Stitch Embroidery book has a nice collection of flowers to embroider in the needle painting technique. The book does not have diagrams on how to stitch each petal and leaf of the flowers like you will get when you purchase one of my needle painting kits but it is a good book if you have worked a few of my designs and are now familiar with the technique and would like some more flower designs to stitch.

Thread – Kreinik #4 Metallic Braids

<a href="https://berlinembroidery.com/product-category/hand-embroidery-supplies/blackwork-supplies/" rel="tag">Blackwork Supplies</a>, <a href="https://berlinembroidery.com/product-category/hand-embroidery-supplies/goldwork-supplies/goldwork-sewing-and-padding-supplies/" rel="tag">Goldwork Sewing and Padding Supplies</a>, <a href="https://berlinembroidery.com/product-category/hand-embroidery-supplies/surface-embroidery/" rel="tag">Surface Embroidery</a>, <a href="https://berlinembroidery.com/product-category/hand-embroidery-supplies/threads/" rel="tag">Threads</a>
$4.55 USD

The Kreinik #4 metallic braid can be used to add sparkle to projects such as blackwork, canvas work, goldwork, Hapsburg lace and modern Jacobean. The metallic braids are synthetic so will not tarnish over time.

Spool Size: 11 Meters (12 Yards)

$4.55$9.07 USD

Needles – Beading

<a href="https://berlinembroidery.com/product-category/hand-embroidery-supplies/goldwork-supplies/goldwork-tools/" rel="tag">Goldwork Tools</a>, <a href="https://berlinembroidery.com/product-category/hand-embroidery-supplies/needle-painting-supplies/" rel="tag">Needle Painting Supplies</a>, <a href="https://berlinembroidery.com/product-category/hand-embroidery-supplies/needles-and-needle-accessories/" rel="tag">Needles and Needle Accessories</a>, <a href="https://berlinembroidery.com/product-category/hand-embroidery-supplies/surface-embroidery/" rel="tag">Surface Embroidery</a>
$4.55$9.07 USD

I carry the hard to find short beading needles which are excellent for goldwork embroidery when the size 10 embroidery/crewel needle will not fit through the center of purl or bullion threads. The needles are also good for very fine needle painting/thread painting. The needles are 1 1/4 inch ( 3 1/4 cm) long. The beading needles have a long slender eye for easier threading and a choice of sharp point or tapestry (ball) point. I carry size 10 and size 12 (finest).

I also carry regular long beading needles for your beading needs which are 2 inches (5 cm) long.

Bohin Transfer Pencil

<a href="https://berlinembroidery.com/product-category/hand-embroidery-supplies/design-transfer/" rel="tag">Design Transfer</a>, <a href="https://berlinembroidery.com/product-category/hand-embroidery-supplies/gift-ideas/" rel="tag">Gift Ideas</a>, <a href="https://berlinembroidery.com/product-category/hand-embroidery-supplies/needle-painting-supplies/" rel="tag">Needle Painting Supplies</a>, <a href="https://berlinembroidery.com/product-category/hand-embroidery-supplies/surface-embroidery/" rel="tag">Surface Embroidery</a>, <a href="https://berlinembroidery.com/product-category/hand-embroidery-supplies/useful-embroidery-tools/" rel="tag">Useful Embroidery Tools</a>
$19.00 USD

The Bohin transfer pencil is a mechanical pencil that comes with white and grey 0.9 mm lead. A mechanical pencil is the best type of pencil to use to draw design lines onto fabric as the lead keeps a consistent sharp nib. This pencil is perfect to use with the prick and pounce transfer method.

$15.69$22.31 USD

Corjac/EZ Tack Kit

<a href="https://berlinembroidery.com/product-category/hand-embroidery-supplies/embroidery-frames/" rel="tag">Embroidery Frames</a>
$15.69$22.31 USD

This very useful kit for Stretcher Bar Frames includes a magnetic tool to push the thumb tacks into a wooden stretcher bar frame (the tack sits at the end of the magnetic pusher so you do not have to hold the tack in position) and a tool to remove the thumb tacks from the frame. The pushing tool and the tack remover have smooth red painted wood handles or hardwood handles.

The steel thumb tacks included in the kit are strong and the heads do not come off the pins easily unlike regular office supplies tacks. The steel tacks are not quite as sharp as the brass thumb tacks that are sold in a separate box so it is good to have both.