I think I just need more practice with both. (I use a spray basting product that is really inexpensive - don't faint, don't laugh -okay laugh if you want- I use AquaNet hairspray. Hello all, I've posted a thread with the progress pics of my first quilt in a different post . Project -Quartersquare Triangle AccuQuilt GO! Now we do our FMQ!! Helpful. You'll even get insight into her design and decision process too. I don't think I would mark an entire quilt all at once if I were going to use a domestic machine due to the amount of handling it requires to quilt on a domestic machine. Being allergic to many things, I've figured out a way that I can prepare my quilts for my DSM (domestic home machine) without using any Basting Spray--highly toxic, or Aqua Net--who can stand that smell??? However - hairspray is NOT repositionable, and doesn't hold up well if you have to roll your fabric while quilting. Cutting Bias Binding . Split Tumbler Block - Gene Black . Basting a Quilt with Hairspray (and a few pins) Bypassing the Bobbin Tension. by Gene Black. Basting a Quilt with Hairspray. These bowl cozies are the perfect project to practice on though. I was able to do several 45x45 quilts with the can as well as several doll quilt sized mini quilts. The stronger the hairspray hold, the better the adhesion. Go to my Topics Created. So this method allows me to sit and baste. Making a quilt sandwich is a piece of cake when you are basting a quilt with homemade spray starch. While quilting is a rewarding process, it can be fraught with snags -- luckily, spray glue can help. She'll share live videos, tips, tricks, answer questions, and share how to fix-its (those problems happen to the best of us). by HowcastCareStyle. My latest quilts have had wavy lines, sig sags, and crazy geometry. My next step was to go out and buy a can of hairspray to give it a go (a natural beauty like me doesn't have that kind of beauty product on hand). Doesn't get gummy and cleans up with water. I use the June Tailor spray basting and haven't had any problems with it. When I begin to quilt I use hard to hold hairspray. I really could not pretend that it was still May so I had to get on with some actual work in the form of basting a large customer quilt and supervising 6 DIY quilts. I am hoping someone can help answer a question about using hairspray to spray baste a quilt. Applique Quilt Patterns and Tutorials. I like to use a water soluble spray basting for quilts. … I'm no expert in FMQ but the only way we get better is to practiced. September 4, 2015, 08:19 PM. Spray basting is like a spray adhesive and comes out very fine (like hairspray). Can you water down Elmer's Glue? This might not suit you, so we prefer that you read all detail information also customer reviews to choose yours. Basting a Quilt with Homemade Spray StarchLearn how to use spray starch instead of hairspray or glue to baste your quilt. This adhesive holds the layers of a quilt together while they are are basted and stitched. 55 – Nicholas Ball – When it comes to basting your quilts, if you struggle to get a taut and wrinkle-free quilt sandwich, try spray basting. Janet Pizaro. Free motion quilting is completely optional. Email This BlogThis! Scrap-Busting with the AccuQuilt GO! I've tried basting my first quilt (baby size) with hairspray, it didn't work at all! When you use hairspray as basting spray you have to give it a minute to dry. . -The quilt is repositionable while the baste is damp, but once it dries, it would be a mess to pull apart. 55 people found this helpful. Wavy Bars Block. Top critical review. It is rather expensive at around $9/can but I got mine on clearance long ago for about $4. Join Date: Dec 2014; Posts: 1089 #7. The first step here is to blot the stain before it dries with a clean cloth or paper towel. . Window cleaner or hairspray method. It's a spray adhesive sold at Joann's and other fabric stores. Just be sure that you're using quilter's safety pins because they're a little bent. Read more. I find I can baste quilts quicker and more easily using temporary fabric adhesive than I can with pins. (Post: Newbie Alert!) I've tried pins, and spray, and prior to this quilt, I had better luck with the spray. It is impossible to find Aquanet in this area and was thinking of trying another brand to baste my quilt, but thought I had better check here and see if you can share your opinions on this idea. Yanna. It keeps everything in place. Dec 21, 2012 - Being allergic to many things, I've figured out a way that I can prepare my quilts for my DSM (domestic home machine) without using any Basting Spray--highly toxic, or Aqua Net--who can stand that smell??? The Fresh Baby quilt is almost quilted. -Always shake your spray bottle before using. Conclusion All above are our suggestions for stencil adhesive spray. Helpful. Elmer's glue is a popular adhesive for grade-school arts and crafts projects. Unlike pin basting, you can spray baste on a design wall.So much easier on the body...though with a really big quilt you may need a second person to help you maneuver the layers. Friendship Star - Accuquilt GO! I've used hairspray to successfully remove oil marks from clothing by spraying the affected area generously and letting it dry. I trimmed away the excess and got to work. After doing that, the markings stayed in place perfectly. on Feb 14, 2016. Reply. . All my quilting is done on my Janome Sit Down Long Arm. It is used to stick the layers of a quilt together for quilting. Nov 17, 2019 - Explore Cindy McCool's board "Quilt techniques" on Pinterest. 33 1.1K How to Care for Your Bathing Suit | Swimsuit Styles. But you can use a little hairspray to make the end of the thread perfectly smooth. on Feb 14, 2016 @Tommie Ok what is that??? As for basting,I use hair spray for basting. I would recommend testing a swatch before basting a quilt if you are concerned, though. I would give it one more spray just before I threw it in the laundry and the oil mark generally comes out. Anyhow, through the last year, with so many quilts I've quilted on my sewing machine, I've just fine tuned this pr… Helpful. Vanishing ink pencils and chalk markers are best used for mark as you go techniques. I know I had the wadding the right way up so this is really annoying. It's OK. Take a step out and try. You'll get to see what she's working on - whether client quilts or her own competition pieces. A single can contains 7.2 ounces of adhesive spray. My next quilt will be with Baptist Fans. Carving a Rubber Stamp. This did not leave much time to continue working on Iconoclast which I had hoped would be finished by now. Threading the Brother Isodore™ Innov-ís 5000. I sprayed my batting (the middle portion of the quilt) and smoothed it out over the quilt back. ... Therm O Web Spray N Bond Quilt Basting Adhesive Spray. However, you can also choose safety pins. Reply. I used to use pins and/or 505, but I can no longer crawl around on the floor! Reply. I may be using the wrong starch. Hand Quilting has Many Marking Tool Choices. Make sure you have a long basting needle and the correct thread. Love the stuff!!!! I don't use quilt basting spray for large sandwiches (just small ones), but one of our readers, Jo Goranson (artist and quilt teacher), explained how she sprays all of her quilts here on our page "Basting my quilt". Whether you’re in the middle of a sewing or quilting project or you’re trying to salvage a favorite piece of clothing, a fraying edge can be an unwelcome sight. My preferred brand is Odif 505. I always start in the centre and stabilize all my blocks. . The quilt is stabilized and nothing slips or slides around. by LDRS. The quilt was covered in woolly fibres, some of which it had picked up on the way, but many more were poking out of the good quality blue dyed top. After it dries it is all stuck together and the fabric is firmer. Quick, easy, washable, and non toxic. You are now ready to baste your top, batting and backing together using your basting quilt frame. You'll be able to post photos looking for ideas, as well as a bunch of quilty chat! Janet Pizaro. Next, spray the window cleaner or hairspray onto a clean cloth or sponge {do a test first on the fabric to make sure this method is safe for those fibers. I used 2 layers of batting because I wanted a little more between my hand and the hot pan. See more ideas about quilting tips, quilting tutorials, quilting techniques. Pins really get in the way on small squares like this. The spray starch is probably worth a try Comment. I had issues with EQS wadding a few years back but I put that down to being a bad batch after being told by the company that they had not had any issues when they tested it. AccuQuilt GO! Don’t break threads with your hands or with your teeth if you don’t want problems with threading the small needle eye. I make sure all is flat. 33 3.6K One Die Set for everything and some die cutting tips. Senior Member. It is expensive, though, so for small items, like mug rugs, coasters, pot holders, and placemats I use Rave 4 hairspray from Walmart. You can also choose to hand-baste. Basting spray is like a good hairspray. Great for quilt basting and securing templates. Tommie. Hey I never claimed to … If the mixture gets goopy over time, either make a new batch or add more alcohol (depending on how long it has been sitting). The thread’s ends have to be cut with sharp scissors at a 45-degree angle. The first part is really easy. But that might be because I used a fleece blanket from Ikea as batting (batting is reeeally expensive here and hard to come by, so I had to go with what was available at a great price). Spray Basting or Hairspray. "All the quilt-basting sprays, except Spray and Fix (505 - Lisa~), were associated with significant yellowing or strength losses following both shorter and longer periods of heat-aging and light exposure. I'm officially ready to start the hand quilting ((scary face)). Doesn't help that my spray basting keeps coming loose, grr. We use hairspray on small projects because it's cheap and we always have it around. This Therm O Web product is one of the most popular and reputable basting sprays on the market. Water, vodka and liquid starch are key to creating this quilt-saver. After the test, scrub the stained area with the cloth with the cleaner or hair spray. It is all cotton and the quilt sandwich stays together with just a little help. This spray adhesive comes in an aerosol can and contains 4.23-ounce. I wouldn't like to try hairspray either. I then sprayed the batting again and smoothed the quilt top on. Applique quilt designs make embellishing a quilt pattern easy. Then I read to mist the chalk markings lightly with hairspray. Since the block is so small I spray basted my blocks together instead of using pins. Marking quilting accessories come in many style markers and erasers. When quilting, I use Martelli’s free motion gripper ring and easily remove the basting threads within the ring as I quilt. Post Cancel. Even holds stencils in place while painting. Missouri Star. I spray the backing to the batting and then the front to the batting. How I Prepare A Quilt Sandwich Without Spray Glue or Hairspray! A messy edge will be hard to thread. You make a quilt sandwich. Learning how to effectively stop fabric from fraying can save you time, aggravation, and money. 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