I am so happy to say that I now have a quilt ladder in my family room!
This was a project for the entire family: Daddy built it. Cheetah helped drill the holes. Panda gathered the extra wood. Monkey blew off the sawdust from the freshly drilled holes. Mommy documented it and vacuumed.
Hubby wanted to build it out of oak to make it strong in case any of the boys decided to climb on it. (They have been instructed not to, but you never know with my busy boys.)
Don't we all need another place to
How many quilts do you think are out in my family room now? NINETEEN! I was a little worried about being a crazy quilt lady with padded walls. I hoped I didn't need the straight jacket to go with it. Luckily, Sandra reassured me that I would be more in need of the straight jacket if I wasn't quilting, so I'm good. Right?
One wall hanging, two table runners, and six bed size quilts are over on this side.
Two bed quilts and a minky-backed lap quilt are over here. (Easy access to the minky is a must!)
Two more bed quilts and a table runner are in the middle.
Four bed quilts and three lap quilts are over here. (Plus some blankets are hiding in that cream cube in front of the ladder.)
And Christmas Addition is thrown over the sofa for the easiest access. (Even if I hide this Christmas quilt with the blankets, Cheetah finds it and wants it kept out.)
19 quilts out in the family room doesn't even count the ones stored in the game closet. Most of those are seasonal quilts I just take out for a little while. I'm not taking a picture of that, so how about one more view of the family room? Hopefully all the quilts just make my room seem even cozier and more inviting. :D
I will be using my ladder the way it is for another talent display at church, then I will stain the oak a darker color.
I did take pictures along the way. Is anyone interested in a tutorial for making this hinged quilt ladder?
P.S. I will be linking up with some of the fun linkys on my sidebar. Check them out to see what other quilters are up to.