How to Stretch Frame a Canvas

Here's how to stretch frame a canvas! These steps can be used to stretch any canvas on any wooden frame. Although, if you have purchased our Painting by Numbers without a frame you can also purchase our Stretcher Bars and frame it yourself! Here's how:

What You'll Need

Hammer Scissors A No-Frame Paint by Numbers (unpainted) 40cm x 50cm Stretcher Bars and thumbtacks, buy here

* Optional: we recommend that you iron the unnumbered side of the canvas before you begin. Use a medium heat and spray setting on the iron. We have also found that a light spray of water on the back of the canvas helps with stretching.

Assembling the Frame