Ok I admit that I don’t have a design wall, I’m a pretty simple person. Cloths pins work pretty well until my tops are quilted and too heavy to hang that way. This summer I discovered a new way to hang them after they have been quilted, actually 2 ways. We have a 1950 Chevy truck. The only downside to this method is when the quilt is large you cant see the entire quilt. The 2nd way is to hang them on the gutter of our house, with cloths pins of course. The lip of the gutter that turns in locks the cloths pins and quilt in place and they hang really nice, you also have natural light to photograph them. I’m afraid of heights and the gutter method only requires a 1′ step stool so this is ideal for me. Oh yea, we live in an earth home so the gutter is only about 6′ off the ground. Previously I would lay them out on the floor inside or the back side of the roof which provided enough of an angle that it didn’t require me to stand on furniture or a ladder to take a photo from above.
Now for the quilt, it’s coming along. There will also be a flying geese border on the sides to match the top and bottom border with 8 point stars in the corners. It is coming together better then expected. Previous quilt patterns I created there was a section or two that I had to remake for one reason or another. This has not been the case while piecing this top.
I’m making it my monthly goal to get this quilt finished, including quilting and binding. This is a challenge even though the top is almost completed. Most times I have another quilt in mind that I am anxious to start on, which is the case this time.
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