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Thread: Hangers??

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    Senior Member Lizzytish's Avatar
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    Jul 2009
    Eastern USA
    Hello everyone hope your day is just dandy. Mine is I will go see my grandchildren this afternoon.

    Now for my question...
    How do you hang quilts for wall hangings?

    Thanks a bunch.

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    Super Member Theresa's Avatar
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    Mar 2010
    Oregon City, OR
    Some I make a sleeve on the backing and others I make loops along the top of the wall hanging. These will show. In both situations there is a dowel for the item to hang from.

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    Super Member jayelee's Avatar
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    Jul 2010
    Chaumont NY
    Take a square of faqbric fold it in half on the diagonal rightsides out and sew in top corners of the quilt to slide dowel in and to hang quilt It cant be seen and holds the whole quilt up

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    Super Member wvdek's Avatar
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    Jul 2009
    A million dollar view!
    A sleeve that runs the length of the quilt I can put a dowel rod in and hang from. Because it is the whole length of the quilt, it holds up quite well.

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    Super Member mpspeedy's Avatar
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    Mar 2008
    rural Maryland
    I learned a very simple way from a quilt pro. Make a tube of fabric at least two inches wide when finished. Sew it to the top of the back of the quilt. Slide a piece of thin wood like a yardstick or a piece of furing strip inside the tube. Finde the center of the back of the quilt and tube and go about three inches out in each direction. Use a loop of ribbon or string, attach each end with a thumbtack pushed into the tube encased wood. It should look like the wire on the back of a picture. You can hang it just like one. Every wallhanging in my house is hung so.

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    Senior Member
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    Feb 2010
    north Texas
    I put sleeves or tabs for wallhanging and have a beautiful wrought iron quilt rack that a friends husband makes.

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