Do you hate adding rod pockets to your small quilts? Me too! Rod pockets are like mosquitoes in the dark, they drive me nuts! Here's how to make a different hanging mechanism for your small quilts; it's a simple loop added to the back for hanging your quilt.
1. Find the center top of the back of your quilt. Make a pin mark about 1.5 inches down from the top to mark the center of the quilt.
2. About .5 inches to the left of that mark, take a stitch with your needle and a size 5 or 8 thread.
3. Take a stitch into the quilt back and leave an open loop.
4. Put your fingers into that loop and pull the thread through the loop to make another loop. You are making a chain stitch much like a crochet stitch.
5. Continue to make the chain stitch until the hanging loops extend to .5 inches beyond the center mark.
6. To secure the loop, take a stitch into the quilt back. Pass the needle through the final loop and tie off the thread.
7. Snip the thread, hang the quilt on the wall, and smile real big.