Design Wall Finished


At long last, the design wall is finished. I decided to go with a tip from fellow quilt designers Gloria Lewis and Jere’ Funk to use car headliner fabric to cover it. Hancock Fabrics had plenty.

Although I didn’t use these instructions to build the wall, since I had already put up the insulation foam boarding, I did consult the following website for what type glue to use to attach the headliner to it.

How to make a design wall like Eleanor Burns’

Alex at Lowes in Pascagoula, MS made a specific recommendation on which brand of spray contact cement to purchase–one that is compatible with foam and fabric.


Follow all safety precautions!

Here are before:




And after photos:  (Blurry photo will be replaced later, if I can pin my son down for a redo!  He was in a rush to go out . . . )


Thank you, Lael!


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