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PPFA Guidelines for Framing Textiles and Needlework




This new paperback book in the "PPFA Guidelines" series from the Professional Picture Framers Association (PPFA) includes all essential information needed to properly mount and frame textiles of all kinds. Detailed descriptions and easy reference illustrations are provided for nearly all types of textiles a framer is likely to encounter. Mounting methods and materials are recommended for each textile type. Learn about the risks to textiles, how to prepare a textile for framing, when to consult a conservator, and how to develop a textile-frame design. The book, with all new material, also includes textile-specific suggestions for matting, frame moulding, glazing, fitting and finishing. The Guidelines Task Force comprises Ellen Collins, MCPF, David Lantrip, MCPF, GCF, and Joyce Michels, MCPF, and chairman Jim Miller, MCPF, GCF. Contributors from PPFA around the world include George Alvarez, MCPF; Lori Alvarez, MCPF; Stuart Altschuler, CPF, GCF; June Anderson GCF; Deborah Bede; Hugh Phibbs; and Quentin Webster, MCPF.

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