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Old 05-25-2020, 09:24 AM
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Ok....technically, this tutorial says it's a homemade outdoor movie screen.
But, what if it gets covered or draped with batting or flannel?
It could be made any size, and easily taken apart for storage or washing.


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Old 05-25-2020, 04:16 PM
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You are so right. Looks like a great idea for a design wall. Thanks for the link!
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Old 05-25-2020, 05:41 PM
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That is a slick idea!
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Old 05-26-2020, 03:20 AM
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Yes, very nifty idea for a design wall.
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Old 05-26-2020, 05:05 AM
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Good idea.

I just use the back of a Dollar Store vinyl table cloth. It is a felt-like material and works great and it's cheap. Try to make sure the pattern on the tablecloth itself is quite light so it doesn't show through.

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Old 05-26-2020, 06:54 AM
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This is a very nifty idea and would be great for me as my landlady doesn't want a lot of holes put in the wall. Thanks for the link.
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Old 05-26-2020, 07:54 AM
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What a fantastic idea! Thanks for sharing
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Old 05-30-2020, 01:03 AM
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I made a PVC design wall after seeing those movie screens and photo backdrop frames on Pinterest. Had to modify a bit. My issue at the time was that with it straight up and down, the blocks did not cling to the "wall". I had to add a foot to the front to tip it back a bit. Also put cross bars in the center as mine was 5 feet by 5 feet and the center was to wobbly to work with quilt blocks. Also I had used a flannel backed vinyl tablecloth I got from Kohls on clearance. It was too thin and the design on the vinyl showed through. Added a flannel sheet to (also on clearance from Kohls) and it works perfectly. Put up and take down as needed, made a drawstring bag to hold the pieces, and it stores away when not needed.

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