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Wednesday, May 07, 2014

Quilt rack

Quilt rack

Recently I don't hand quilt a lot and I thought of using my Grace Company quilting frame as a rack to display my antique quilts. I had searched for an antique rack or antique ladder, but did not find anything like that here. Unfortunately I don't think that this display is good looking with all those black screws and wheels.
Let's say it is provisional until I find a proper rack.

White roses

Waking up this morning I heared a strong wind and thought of my lovely fresh roses. What a pitty, when I opened my bedroom window I saw the rose tree bending and the flowers getting damaged. The climate here is rather harsh so that it's difficut to keep a beautiful garden, as after the wind will come the heat!

White roses

I hope the rose tree that grew very high, and that we admire from the lounge will not be damaged!

Have a happy day.
Christine

11 comments:

  1. I hope it for you too !
    I want a quiltrack too ; 0) butb your quilts look beautiful on this one anyway:0)

    Greetings,
    Simone

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  2. A brilliant way to display your quilts while not using your frame!! Looks wonderful...and just LOOK at those quilts!! STUNNING!!!
    Fingers crossed for your roses!! What a pretty garden!
    P

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  3. I hardly noticed the quilt frame, your quilts are so beautiful!! We can get high winds here, I feel so bad for my flowers in the summer because they look like they have been beaten up after a wind storm. They usually recover after a few days. Your roses look lovely!

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  4. I can see what you mean about the black screws, but most people will be so mesmerized by the gorgeous quilts they won't even notice.:)

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  5. Never mind !!! the quilts are so beautiful and we don't see nothing else...The roses are beautiful but fragile and the wind on your mountain is hard...

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  6. It is nice to see quilts displayed. My daughter gave me display rack a while back, a white metal one (not old) she saw in a shop, I think it was supposed to a towel rack for a bathroom, but it is good for quilts.
    x

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  7. Never even noticed the black screws...too busy admiring that large scrappy star quilt with the mustard backing....love it!!!

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  8. Such pretty quilts. Love the one with the pinks in the middle.

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  9. Who's even looking at the rack when you have all of those wonderful antique quilts on them!! I think the quilting frame makes a very appropriate rack and it's such a better use for it when you are not quilting on it than to just have it folded up and stored away.

    Got to go now and check out all the antique quilts you have posted to your blog! Thanks for sharing the link at Val's!

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  10. Hi Christine.
    Your quilts are awesome, they've been well loved over the years, the fabric's look so soft and inviting to touch. Displaying they on a quilting frame, even a modern one, is perfect the statement is that quilting will never die, it is alive and well in the 21 century. It is the best place to display, reminding you its always there when your going to use it for your next quilt top.
    Sorry to write so much, when I walk into my office and my frame doesn't have something draped across it, I feel as if I've let it down, or I feel quilting that I'm not quilting LOL, it was built to hold and take care of our quits as we work on them. So it doesn't look right, until I lay fabrics, or some quilt tops, or batting to get it to relax for its next quilt. I feel like its there to be used no matter what its used for. I think its perfect until you find something you like better to display your quilts on
    . I love your work and garden, I went out this morning to check and see how my flowers were doing, we had a bad storm last night, and another one on its way here this afternoon. My rose's didn't do so well they got hit pretty hard was doing, The zinna's and other flowers did fine,so far so good.

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  11. Your picture with the antique quilts on your rack looks likes it comes straight from a magazine... bliss..

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