a lot of time, I will have an idea and it fails, miserably, but this experiment went SO well, I LOVE the finished result!
I've not *seen* an actually ruffled binding before, only faux bindings, and the occasional ruched rounded corner. It took 10 times longer to do than a traditional binding but it was so worth it!
Would you just look at all of that ruffly goodness?? Almost makes me want to have another baby (not..just kidding universe!)
And here's some gratuitous shots.
This is my favorite frame ever, I found this in a little shop in the make an offer pile..$5 later and she was mine. Brought her home, cleaned her up and gave her a coat of my own chalk paint mix.