Cozy Up to Winter with a Quilt DisplayWhen winter season winds blow cold air down your back, there's nothing like coming indoors to the warmth of a cozy quilt. This winter season, why not do more than cover yourself up in the convenience of a quilt. You can provide your interior the convenience of a toasty-warm bed by embellishing with quilts. Although treasure quilts are by definition respectable and old, they needn't be considered as relics. Certainly, your home will be improved if you blend references to the past in your contemporary designing. The concept is to select the products that have special appeal, then utilize them in your own specific way.
Quilts are beloved for their homemade charm and kaleidoscope of colors and patterns. Spread over a couch, showed artfully on a wall, draped on a quilt rack or veranda railing, or hung carefully over an opened cupboard door, these high-spirited fabrics convey a sense of warmth and convenience.
To take care of your cherished quilts, follow these tips:
* Remove dust from quilts by carefully shaking them or vacuuming them with a light suction. For additional defense when vacuuming, put a nylon equipping over the vacuum accessory.
* To remove a spot from white or light areas of a quilt, spread out the quilt out in the sun. Cover the quilt with an old white sheet. Cut out a little hole in the white sheet that matches the size and area of the area so you can see the spot through the sheet.
(Be mindful not to cut the quilt below.) Put a little lemon juice on the spot. Let the location dry.
Never-assembled quilt obstructs or quilts with just a few blocks intact show up at flea markets for bit more than a tune.
Display them in a series of frames for a homemade gallery. To frame a quilt block, first cut 100 percent rag board to fit the block, leaving a couple of inches of board area around the fabric to act as a mat.
More concepts for displaying quilts
Hang a quilt by draping it over an antique ladder mounted horizontally on the wall with deep rack brackets.
Fold the quilt to fit between the rungs of the ladder. o produce a focal point for a bedroom, drape a quilt over a heavy wood drapery rod attached to the wall at the head of a bed.
Cut a brand-new quilt into panels and hang the panels from café rings on swing-arm rods.
this post Maintain antique quilt obstructs with archival materials-100 percent rag board, cotton thread, acid-free tape, preservation glass, and acid-free spacers. Ensure the glass sits 1/4 inch above the fabric and that the back of the frame is covered. Display the blocks far from direct sunlight and high humidity.
Seersucker quilt, 1128 Garnet Hill; 800-622-6216. Swing-arm rod, item no. 59-1280247; rings, item no. 59-119228, all from the Pottery Barn; 800-922-5507. Rod, finial, and mount-Kirsch; 800-528-1407. White love seat, item no. 7566-05, all from Palecek, P.O.Box 225, Richmond, CA 94808; 800-274-7730.