Slow Stitching Sunday and Answers to Questions

Slow progress on my slow stitching.

I had questions yesterday about this photo.

Laura asked how I hang my stockings. I use stocking hangers to hold a curtain rod like this:

Since our family continues to grow, I don’t have to worry about my mantle looking like Swiss Cheese from all the thumb tack holes and I don’t need 15 stocking holders.

And Lori asked about the frame for my vintage flag. I built a frame out of 1 x2 pine boards and painted it black. Then I cut a piece of styrofoam insulation board so that it would fit tightly into the frame. Then I pinned my flag to the foam.

Hope this helps!

Have a wonderful day!

About katyquilts

I am a wife, mom of four amazing adult kids, and a former librarian. I love making everything from traditional quilts to art quilts. I am thankful to God my Father and Creator for the gift of creativity!
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3 Responses to Slow Stitching Sunday and Answers to Questions

  1. diane says:

    Love the look of those bow tie blocks – so much nicer than with the triangle corners for the ‘knot’ part.

  2. LoriD @ Humble Quilts says:

    Fantastic! Thanks!!

  3. rl2b2017 says:

    Hi Katy! Fabulous idea for hanging the stockings. There’s always room for one more, right?!! Happy New Year to you. ~smile~ Roseanne

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