Then I stopped at the Staples and bought a bag of large binder clips.
Next I covered the Styrofoam with flannel. I used my "bent pin" from my pin cushions. Just starting at the top securing the flannel with pins and then alternating from side to side pinned the flannel taut.
When I got to the bottom I just folded the flannel up on the back and pinned in place. Now I took the binder clips and put them on the top of the Styrofoam. Space the clips however you need them so you can hang your design wall on nails or cuphooks. The wall is very light so it won't take very big nails.
The backside is not pretty, but who is going to see that?
Now you are in business. My flannel has a grid marked on it.
You could actually do this with a quilty friend and you could each have a 4' x 4' design wall.
I haven't decided what to do with my second 4' x 4' Styrofoam. The costs were about $16 for the Styrofoam, $4.99 for bag of 8 large binder clips and I had the flannel in my stash.
Today I am linking up with Judy at Patchwork Times, Connie at Freemotion on the River, Show N Tell Tuesday, and Fabric Tuesday at Quilt Story.
Yours in quilting,