Here's my set up. I just recently got a nice magnifying glass that clamps on my frame as well as a magnifier bar. Still, as much as I liked using the clamp, I need to shake things up a bit. I wanted to share with you a detailed description of how I did it...just so I can possible help those who feel challenged about doing stuff like this. :)
The stitching world is not that big... every little tip helps.
Here are my materials:
|A white board (that magnets are attracted to. There must be tin/metal core in it).|
|Lots of little round magnets from the local 2 cent store (here, we call them DAISO or JAPAN HOME STORES).|
|Double Sided Tape. (I prefer 3D...they're more sturdy).|
|Super Glue. Might Bond or Epoxy would work as well.|
THE START OF TRANSFORMATION.
|Took off all the patterns and clips.|
|The Sponge pin cushion is screwed into the board. Time to unscrew the sucker.|
|The back of the whiteboard had magnets at the corners. They're weak, so off they go.|
|Turns out the magnets came with this little round tin things. Hmm... I'll make use of them.|
|Decided to double-sided tape the round things onto the board. This way, if I don't like to use the whiteboard anymore, I can just pull it off.|
|Stuck magnets to the back that will 'stick' to the tin round things stuck on my wooden board.|
|TA-DA!! Instantly extends my board. :)|
|This is what it looks like on the back.|
|I had a pincushion with a wooden base that I double-sided taped to the edge of the board. I moved it 3/4 off the board to create more space. See...it extends to the side.|
|Close up of my pincushion that I used to extend my board.|
|Side view of my magnifier bar.|
|See? It works. Makes tiny letters bigger. Now how to stick it on my board without it falling off?|
Magnets!!! I stuck tiny magnets underneath...all around the edges.
Hope this helps some of you! :D