Whipstitch the lower edge of the sleeve to the quilt.
Make quilt wall hanging sleeve.
Fold the ends in twice and again to finish each end of the sleeve.
On the shorter 9 sides measure 1 5 in from the raw edges and mark.
Center the sleeve on the quilt backing about 1 below the binding with the seam facing toward the backing.
Sew on the quilt binding.
I cut my hanging sleeve about 6 inches wide by about two inches shorter than the width of the wall hanging.
Leaving the pleat intact pin the sleeve bottom to the quilt.
All you have to do is fold two squares in half baste the triangles in two corners of the quilt and add your binding.
Step by steps instructions for adding a new sleeve.
Smooth the sleeve downward along the quilt backing and then make a 1 2 fold along its length to create a pleat.
To hang without any wall damage get a small brass curtain rod and hang it from two command hooks.
Cut a strip of fabric 8 1 2 x the width of the finished quilt including binding you may need to piece fabric together if your quilt is large so for example if your quilt measures 48 across at the top cut a strip that is 8 1 2 x 48.
The sleeve will pooch out a bit to allow space for a hanging rod.
Angie hodapp demonstrates how to avoid making a sleeve when you finally finish your quilt.
Using a hand needle whip stitch the bottom edge of the hanging tube to the backing fabric.
This tutorial is for a 4 quilt hanging sleeve a bit larger than the one shown in the video but a 4 sleeve is standard for many shows here in the u s.
I hem each end and then fold in half length wise and pin to the top edge when i add the binding.
Attaching the sleeve s to the quilt back primary sleeve with the open seam against the quilts back pin one long pressed edge just under the finished upper binding edge on the back of the quilt.
If your quilt is longer than 90 create the secondary sleeve as instructed above.
Lay out your quilt on a flat surface with the backing up.
This video will let you hang your quilt with just one hook nail at the same time you make your binding.
Step 1 prepare the sleeve.
Stitch the sleeve to the edge of the quilt using a 1 8 seam allowance.
Stitch using a scant seam allowance.
Cut fabric for your sleeve 9 by the width of quilt.
To make a 4 wide sleeve measure the width of the top of your quilt.
The seam allowance for the hanging sleeve will be encased in the binding.
Allow extra ease in the side of the sleeve away from the quilt back.
Measure 88 inches up from the bottom of your quilt and mark the backing.