Hang a Large Quilt Without a Sleeve

Incorporate This Simple Step Into the Quilt’s Construction!

Large quilts are absolutely wonderful on the wall. These works of art can pull the decor together while adding a warm and comforting touch to any room.





The quilt doesn’t need to be fancy, either. Any quilt you love can be hung, whether it’s a complex work of art or a simple design that speaks to you. See an example of how stunning a simple quilt can be here.

Quilty Fun Quilt

Row quilt designed by Lori Holt (from Quilty Fun).

Hang a Large Quilt Without a Sleeve

Quilt found on Petra Prins.

Hang a Large Quilt Without a Sleeve

Quilt found on Hometalk.

There are many ways to hang a large quilt, however most involve hand sewing a sleeve on the back. Laura from Sew Very Easy has an easier way.

Her simple method is quick, easy and even provides scraps in case the quilt ever needs to be repaired. Plus, unlike with sleeves, there’s no rod poking out the sides of the quilt – unless you want there to be.

 

Notice how the hanging triangles nearly touch each other. You may want to add more to a larger quilt than the three that she’s showing here.

This method will also work with small quilts (make the starting squares smaller). However, another method is just as easy and was designed specifically for little quilts. You’ll find the “How to Hang a Small Wall Quilt” tutorial here. 

 


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