Link to www.kevinlmuth.com Step-by-Step Illustrated String Art Directions

V.1 WELL STRUNG


SUPPLIES YOU’LL NEED
Scotch Tape
Scissors
Pencil
Everything else you’ll need to complete the project is in the box!


A FEW THINGS TO KNOW AHEAD OF TIME

*note: the instructions below are also located on the template on the back of board

 

STEP 1: BEFORE SEWING

Punch holes through board and velvet at each black dot using the enclosed T-Pin. Take care around the edges to assure that velvet remains stuck to foamcore and wrinkle free.

Punch holes

STEP 2A: ORANGE RAYS

Start at 106 (yellow) and use T-pin to guide needle through XXX
Continue:
110 (yellow) - XXX
114 (yellow) - XXX...

until:
 #5/1/82- XXX

[cut thread]

Next sew:
100 (yellow)- XOX
92 (yellow)- XOX
81 (yellow)- XOX ...

until:
1/9/30- XOX
[cut thread]

STEP 2B: ORANGE INTERIOR

(between bodies)

Sew the following orange numbers:
2-1
3-2
4-3...

Continue until:
22-21
[cut thread]

Next sew:
24-23
25-24...

Continue until:
42-41
[cut thread]

*save orange silhouette for Step 7

STEP 3: BLUE - MAN’S SIDE

Sew the following blue numbers:
2-1
3-2
4-3
5-4...

Continue until:
80-79
[cut thread]

 

STEP 4: GREEN - WOMAN’S SIDE
Sew the following green numbers:
2-1
3-2
4-3
5-4...

Continue until:
30-29
[cut thread]

Next sew:
32-31
33-32...

Continue until:
82-81
[cut thread]

STEP 5: BLUE - WOMAN’S SIDE

Sew the following blue numbers:
84-83
85-84
86-85...

Continue until:
108-107
[cut thread]

Next sew:
110-109
111-110
112-111...

Continue until:
155-154
[cut thread]

STEP 6A: YELLOW - WOMAN’S SIDE

Sew all dots marked Y to XY (start a Y and use T-pin to guide needle through XY)
                        [cut thread]

STEP 6B: YELLOW - MAN’S SIDE

Sew the following yellow numbers:
82-81
83-82
84-83...

Continue until:
132-131 
[cut thread]

STEP 7: ORANGE- SILHOUETTE

Backstitch entire silhouette.

 

FRAMING INSTRUCTIONS
Once the sewing is finished, you’ll be able to put it in the enclosed frame.

1. There are four (4) corner clips per frame.

2. clips slide into back channel of mouldings. bumps on clips face the front-side of the frame.

3. bumps will snap into oval cutouts on mouldings to lock.

4. Install corner clips on the long mouldings – (top + bottom)

5. Attach left + right (short) pieces to the top moulding until they lock into clips .

6. Slide artwork into front channel of the three attached mouldings (clips will go behind artwork.)

7. Slide on bottom moulding with clips attached and insure clips lock into the left + right mouldings.

8. To hang: Use extra thread and knot around the 2 top clips .

You’re done!!!! Congratulations.

Hang it up to enjoy your work -or- put it back in the box to give to a special friend.