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Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Vanishing Design Wall

Unless we quilters are lucky enough to have a studio we can call our own- and a permanent design wall to go with it- we end up pinning flannel or felt to the curtains or figuring out some way to put up a temporary design wall.
I have just come across a really nifty solution - and something which is easily achievable.
Take a look at this design wall:

The components are easily obtainable in South Africa and someone handy with tools to make one very successfully.


  1. Very clever idea and really quite simple if you think about it.

  2. And to think I had some of those roller blind thingies lying around.