14" internal flex frame for you tote, purse or bag. Picture shows this frame hinged and open as well as unhinged and laying flat. This frame comes to you hinged. To insert frame into your item, unhinge both ends. Slide each piece of frame through its prospective casing you have made and then rehinge both ends. To unhinge: Use pliers to pinch ends of frame to release pressure and work the pins out. Do the opposite to rehinge. Frames can be removed to launder your item.