Stop me from unraveling!!! Help!
So, I just completed my first piece of bead embroidery, and I want to cut it out from the cloth I made it on. I'm not sure, however, how to keep it from unraveling after I do that. I considered hemming the edges to the back, but that seems like a lot of work, and not exactly fail-proof. I also thought about taking a decoupage medium and coating the back and edges of the fabric, but I'm not sure about how that will work. (For the record, I'm not worried about it getting stiffer; I'm putting it on a headband. )
Does anyone have any better ideas? What do you all think?
I would either use iron on interfacing or some fray stop. The interfacing would give the piece a little bit of stiffness though but it would also cover all the stitches at the back and help prevent you fabric from fraying.
I'm sure that coating the back of the embroidery with decoupage medium would work! I've painted material with wood glue before to stop it from fraying and it worked!
(i ended up using the decoupage medium, and it worked great! it stopped ANYTHING from fraying, and made it *just* stiff enough. thanks!)
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