Often people with a passion for collecting or making quilts end up with closets and drawers full of these beautiful objects. Because they are unsure of the proper procedure for hanging a quilt or they aren't quite sure of interesting ways of displaying them, the quilts often never see the light of day.
If you are lucky enough to have a beautiful quilt you would love to hang, here is the correct way of hanging it.
You can purchase decorative drapery rods to hang them from. This way you can change the quilts often and display more of them.
Now you are ready to hang your quilt anywhere.
If you plan on hanging one quilt permanently, you can put a wooden 1x2 board through the sleeve. If you are going to use this method, you may want to cut your sleeve 5" before making the tube to allow a little play for the board. You can then nail or screw the board to the wall in a permanent position
When you choose a spot for hanging a quilt, be sure to keep it out of direct sunlight. Because this is made of fabric, the sun will fade the quilt and also hasten the deterioration of the fabric.
When it comes to displaying quilts, there are many other interesting ways to do this. Here are a few tips you can use for displaying them...
Once you find ways of hanging quilts and try some various ways of displaying quilts, you and others will be able to enjoy them. Don't hide your collections in a bureau draw or closet. Bring out these wonderful works of art and enjoy them every day.
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Gloria Daniels has worked in many areas of the home decorating field and has been helping clients decorate their homes creatively for over 20 years.