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Old 01-08-2018, 02:52 PM
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I made a wall hanging for our church,and now have to decided if i want to add a sleeve or the triangles to hang it.

The wall hanging is 50 x65 would it be better to use a sleeve then the triangles on the corners. Which would hold the wall hang better and straight? If you use a sleeve would two sleeves be better with a split in the center or one long one as this wall hanging is pretty big.

Also has anyone put a sleeve on the bottom so you could add a weighted rod so that it would hold the wall hanging straight down?


This is my first wall hanging and want to get it right, Thanks
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Old 01-08-2018, 04:07 PM
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If it is big then a sleeve is probably better but it depends on how you are going to hang it. Ideally the rod could rest on a support on both ends. A rod can be added to the bottom if needed for it to hang straight.
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Old 01-08-2018, 04:10 PM
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I vote for a sleeve with a split in the center. The weight at the bottom is also a good idea. It will help it hang straight.
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Depending on style perhaps a long pocket on the top and bottom. Put rods in both that stick out the side, Then you can add decorative ends. The top rod could have a decorative cord with tassels on the end for hanging. %24_86.jpg il_570xn.1403340103_bqpq.jpg
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I add my sleeve in 3 pieces-larger piece centered, then leave a space of a few inches on each side and add a smaller piece close to the ends. That enables me to use nails in the wall, or command hooks, to support a long rod and not show. Hooe that makes sense!
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I have made several large wall hangings for my church. I do 2 sleeves with a space in the middle and the nail goes in this space. You could do another sleeve on the bottom for weight. But I usually use mounting putty on other spots to help hold the hanging tight against the wall so that it doesn't 'bag' out.
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kalidoscope.jpgI hung this one with triangles and a small hanging sleeve in the middle and a dowel. The corners were sagging so I hand stitched a small piece of velcro on those corners and attached them to a piece of Command strip velcro. Voila! no sagging and I can move it if I need to. Hope this helps.
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