How to Frame Sports Jerseys
Many people who find it interesting to collect sports jerseys would have already gotten the idea of putting them in frames and using them as wall art. It is a great way of making the house you live in “your home.” Walking around in it and seeing the jerseys of all of your favorite teams, remembering the matches you have been to and the fun you have had with your friends is a really good way of giving yourself a mood boost if you are feeling down.
It is very well known that even more and more of sports maniacs and not only them collect volleyball, football, basketball jerseys and so on. It is actually one of the most collectible examples. Apart from the reason that was already described, having sports jerseys might be really profitable since you never know what to expect from the future. One day you might wake up and see that there is a million dollar for example hanging on your wall.
So the question is how to actually put the jersey in the frame. Nowadays fortunately there are a lot of companies that produce the needed hardware you will need in order to complete this process. There are also different framing systems which are unique to the different sport jerseys.
So first thing you have to know is that the most used types of frames are the shadow box frames. They are really wildly preferred when it comes to displaying sports jerseys. The reason for this is that what they really are is just a three-dimensional case that lets light pass only though one angle. That does not let it damage the jersey and the clothing which is light sensitive to faint. Additionally, there are many retailers that offer special UV-protective glass which is just exactly what a person would need to prevent really valuable jerseys. Those boxes you can both buy from a special frame shop or just online.
Once you have the needed frame you will have to carefully iron the jersey and then fold it to best display team emblem, player number, or any other feature of it that is important. In so doing you will make sure that you do everything right and you will not have to repair your work after a certain time.
In case you are worried that the jersey is not really quite safe in the box then some professionals offer that you use a needle and thread. You will need them to stitch the jersey to the backing board. Of course that is done really, really carefully. Otherwise the jersey might really end up being damaged.
That is how you can frame your valuable sports jersey using a shadow box frame.