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Jereena Posted: Thu, Aug 1 2013 11:34 AM

I don't have a sewing room, so I sew on my dining table. Hence no design wall as well. But I use 2 yards of felt draped on top of my china cabinet hold it down with books. It works great and I take it off when I am done auditioning with blocks.

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Thank you for sharing this idea!  It solves one of my problems of trying to sew at my Mom's. 

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Flo replied on Thu, Aug 1 2013 1:00 PM

You can also use a cheap flannel backed vinyl table cloth the same way.  This way you can pick one up at a yard sale and it doesn't matter how ugly it is because the ugly goes against the wall and only the flannel shows!

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Marie replied on Thu, Aug 1 2013 1:14 PM

Very clever, Jereena!  I love your 2012 BOM, good work!  Not sure I got to welcome you to the club so WELCOME!

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Nana replied on Thu, Aug 1 2013 2:33 PM

Great idea.   And some beautiful blocks.  Thanks for sharing.

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Ginny replied on Thu, Aug 1 2013 2:37 PM

Your blocks are great, Jereena and you have given me an idea. I have a flannel back tablecloth to use but no where to hang it-few walls in my house, and the walls that are there have large windows.  So I got the bright idea to hang it on my fireplace mantle and like you weight it down with something heavy.  Thanks for that idea.    Ginny

 

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Donna B replied on Thu, Aug 1 2013 3:21 PM

Great suggestion Jereena!  

I really love your 2012 Craftsy BOM...your color selections are marvelous.  This will be a wonderful quilt!

 Winthrop, WA

 

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Roxana replied on Thu, Aug 1 2013 7:23 PM

Great quilt and suggestion. Thanks!

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Valerie replied on Fri, Aug 2 2013 8:29 AM

Jereena,

Neat idea for a design wall. I too am using my living room / dining room for my quilting. I find i just do not have enough space sometimes.

Also I love your Craftsy block of the month quilt. It looks great.

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good job with your craftsy boms.  The more of these I see, the more I want to do one!  :)

Raleigh, NC

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Jereena replied on Mon, Aug 5 2013 5:01 PM

Thanks everyone for your kind words. It's very encouraging.

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Roxana replied on Mon, Sep 9 2013 2:32 PM

Here's another idea for a portable (i.e. temporary) design wall. It's great for taking to retreats and classes!

http://nickelquilts.wordpress.com/2012/08/14/design-wall/

 

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