How to attach a hanging sleeve to your quilt.. A hanging sleeve is attached to the back of a quilt or wall hanging to house a rod or hanger. It is attached after the quilting is done but at the same time as you are binding your quilt. You will need to have finished Step 2 in our ‘How to bind your quilt using stitched mitred corners’ tutorial to be ready to attach the hanging sleeve.
Angie Hodapp demonstrates how to avoid making a sleeve when you finally finish your quilt. This video will let you hang your quilt with just one hook/nail at the same time you make your binding. All you have to do is fold two squares in half, baste the triangles in two corners of the quilt, and add your binding.