Between collecting 18 quilts for the World Quilt Competition and curating 34 artworks for the Australia Quilts exhibition at upcoming European Patchwork Meeting, it’s like quilt central around here. My exercise regime has been enhanced with weight training as I
trudge skip up the steep hill from the post office with at least one quilt each day. Although it presents storage challenges at this end, I specified that the quilts be shipped in reuseable, Australia Post approved boxes. Here’s why – so-called “tough bags” are not so tough:
Boxes can also be punctured but they are less susceptible to tearing. For similar reasons, I ship smaller works in padded envelopes. Not because quilts and textile works are fragile but because, even if punctured, the plastic bubble wrapping is less likely to rip open.
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