How do you decorate a room with a quilt?

How do you display a homemade quilt?

Rather than shove them into the attic and out of sight, display them so they won’t be damaged and can be preserved for future generations. Simply spread them across a bed, drape them over a quilt rack or hang them as dramatic wall art.

How do you display a quilt collection?

The drying rack leaning against a wall makes a perfect place to drape a few quilts. And the towel rack on the wall is another fun way to display a quilt! I also like hanging the quilts on the wall. I use quilt hangers made for wall hangings.

What can you do with quilts?

Function. Quilts can be used for anything from bed covering to wall decorations. Often old quilts are used to make doll clothing or reupholster furniture. The versatility of quilts also lends itself to being turned into purses, table runners, and framed artwork.

How do you show an antique quilt on the wall?

There are many types of ways to display a quilt on a wall. There are rods or wood shelves with a rod underneath in which to hang the quilt. Be sure the wood has been treated with a protective finish and is not raw wood. One can sew a sleeve on the back top edge of the quilt or just drape the quilt over the rod.

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What kind of curtains go with a quilt?

Curtains that match one or more quilt colors create a coordinated look. Alternatively, eco-friendly window treatments including bamboo shades, rice paper shades or cotton gauze curtains give the room maximum light and a contemporary feel.

Where do you put a quilt on a bed?


Add a bedspread or quilt to your bed. Make sure the bottom of the quilt falls below the mattress and the top of the quilt is folded over at the top. Then fold the sheet over the top of the quilt and tuck in at the sides of the bed. Again, I love white.

What is a design wall for quilting?

A Design Wall is a vertical space covered with flannel, or an easily pinnable surface, used to display quilt blocks and components for a quilt under construction. It can be a permanent fixture or moveable.