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Thread: Quilts/wall hangings in the bathroom

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    Just a question -
    do any of you have wallhangings or other quilt decor in your bathrooms?

    I have several of my quilts/wall hangings on display and for sale at a local restaurant and when I went into the restroom (which is tiny, but has wall space) I thought I would make them something small to display in the restrooms.

    Any suggestions? Patterns to use? It's a country style decor overall, even if my quilts there are a wide variety of styles.

    Phyllis
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    if the bathroom is well ventilated, i don't see a problem. if it gets steamy from a shower, that could damage the quilt. but i don't think they have a shower in your restaurant :)

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    My advice is make is ugly so no one will walk away with it!:):):)

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    Quote Originally Posted by erstan947
    My advice is make is ugly so no one will walk away with it!:):):)
    That'd be the danger in a public place with a door! :)

    Otherwise, I'd have no fear of it being in a bathroom.
    Just be sure it is a washable wall hanging!

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    Quote Originally Posted by QuiltnNan
    if the bathroom is well ventilated, i don't see a problem. if it gets steamy from a shower, that could damage the quilt. but i don't think they have a shower in your restaurant :)
    There is no shower. It is a small restaurant and someone is always near the front door, i.e. workers or the owner himself.

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    What if you made something small enough that could be put in a frame? Then it can't walk out the door and would stay clean.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bjeriann
    What if you made something small enough that could be put in a frame? Then it can't walk out the door and would stay clean.
    That's an idea. :)

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    Hanging something for sale in a public restroom might not be the best idea. It degrades your work and it's asking for trouble, framed or not...theft, slashing, disfiguring, absorbing odors, splashed fluids, any number of things.

    It doesn't matter how small and friendly the restaurant is, the owners cannot guarantee 100% "niceness" in their customers.

    Think about it, would you buy a quilt that had been hanging in a public bathroom for who knows how long? When was the last time you went shopping in a restaurant bathroom??

    Sorry to be so blunt, but I think it would be a real mistake. Besides the physical danger, it gives the impression that you do not think very highly of your own work.

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    Almost every quilt store I have visited has quilts on the walls in the restroom. I agree that I wouldn't put something there that is for sale, but as a decoration it would be fine.

    How about a quilt with an 'outhouse' theme?

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    i'd be afraid someone would steal it. hang it very high!!

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