When finishing a quilt, most quilters add some sort of binding and--if the quilt will be displayed on a wall--a hanging sleeve. But many forgo a label. Why?
Of all the ways of finishing a quilt, creating a facing will give an art quilt the most contemporary, clean look, says Susan Brubaker Knapp.
In our downloadable ebook Create Fabric Wall Hangings: 5 Free Quilted Wall Hanging Patterns, you'll find patterns and instruction by some of the most respected quilt and fiber artists.
Put this in the category of "Why didn't I think of that?" A few weeks ago, Assistant Editor Kristine Lundblad came up with a terrific way to solve a problem we have at Quilting Arts.
One thing that always surprises me is that when we require the finalists of any challenge to attach a quilt sleeve for hanging, we get numerous emails asking, "How do you make a quilt sleeve?" Or, "Exactly what kind of quilt sleeve do you want?"