Ideas for Displaying Fabric Samples?

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Q: I've been wanting to frame some fabric samples for a while now, so I picked up a few while I was in the Garment District last week. I snagged this gorgeous strip of pine-colored beaded fabric that is long and thin, about 9"x3" (a letter-sized envelope is next to it for reference). I have no idea how I should frame or display it. I'd prefer for it to be centered in a larger frame, kind of like the second picture, which is another sample I bought the same day, but I don't want to pay to have a frame custom made, and it's an unusual size. Any ideas, suggestions, inspiration?

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Regina is an architect who lives with her husband and son in Lawrence, KS. As a LEED Accredited Professional and longtime contributor to Apartment Therapy and The Kitchn, her focus is on healthy, sustainable living through design.

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