Meanwhile, combine 1 cup water and 3 heaping tablespoons flour in a jar or well sealed tupperware, and shake to mix. I'll say that it does not matter which one is used. I did want to say, though, that you mention overspray. The Reflections pattern will … I am skimpy with it and try to make one can last for at least 2 if not 3 quilts. I just happen to do this process on the same wall. This quilt was made with the Downton Abbey Collection* of fabrics for my high school girlfriend. I pulled down and then folded back the portions that are not basted. I might use 505 Spray on a quilt, since it makes quilting so much easier, and it’s not likely to be directly in contact with my skin for prolonged periods. Now I have a place to refer back to everytime I start to baste a new Quilt! that stuff is so expansive but I like it better than starch, So I'm confused. Works like a dream. So could you just water the Elmer's down to where it sprays out of the nozzle easier? The spray glue mixture sprayed easily out of the bottle and had a nice adhesion to it. Basting: Spray basting is often the best and quickest means basting. I love that quilters on the internet are so supportive of each other :) aka I needed a Bugs Jelly Roll by Stripz. If you have a grid-style tile flooring, you can use the lines of the tiles to keep the fabrics straight and centered. I have used Elmer's glue for years because I bought some Roxanne's and and also found it expensive and since it looked like Elmer's I tried Elmer's, and low and behold, it worked. Thank you so much for this tutorial.I don't always mark my quilting, but when I do, I use Clover White Marking Pen, sometimes Quilt Pounce by Hancy. It shifts: Even quilting with a walking foot, my quilt sandwich shifts and puckers if spray basting is the only way I baste. Jun 18, 2018 - Explore Marion Kyle's board "Quilts, glue basting" on Pinterest. In hind sight, I guess I should have separated the posts more clearly. I don't think I will buy anymore 505 once the last can I have is gone, but it sure nie to use when in a hurry! Then that side is dry enough to move the quilt over and do the other side. Spray the batting and then lay the top over it hand press it down or if in a hurry you can iron it. Elmer's spray glue has a variety of uses including craft and building projects. Be sure that all edges are lined up, just as you would if you were pinning. You can baste the quilt with safety pins or with some fusible-product. 11. How to spray baste on the wall. My guild President asked me this past Sunday why I would want to use glue on my quilts, I gave a quick answer but will go into some depth here. Then washing and drying the quilt. I glued right up to the edge of the quilt! You will need: Did you try that first then made your own glue, water, flour, alcohol, etc. Sorry the picture is sideways, I tried to straighten it, but to no avail.. I mastered Deb Tucker's Rapid Star Fire ruler by making four Pop Stars quilts. That seems odd to me. You have a lot of options when it comes to basting. Tried 505 and other basting sprays. I would advise ironing the glue dry and then quilting as soon as possible. If you don't want to wait overrnight you can set it with a hot dry iron. It holds the binding in place but makes the binding and edge of quilt so stiff I could barely hand sew it to the back! The flour mixture sounds interesting and cheap, is there a shelf life or does it need to be used all at once? The flour/alcohol didn't thicken. I started out with Elmer's, worked great but a little messy. Thread Basting. This works very well and I use it when I need to seat more than 4 people. That batting on the wall is my design wall and has nothing to do with basting a quilt. As a curiosity, I'm wondering if corn starch (v. flour) would have the same properties. Regarding clogging: I've had NO problems with the clogging. Great tutorial! I hate paying the price of the 505 spray and this will be a perfect alternative! I once ruined a table basting a quilt using fusible batting (which required steam). I would poke my fingers and sometimes get some blood on the quilt that I would have to remove then. This is GREAT. Then you would not have the problem with creepy crawlers! I hope that when you try either method that you have great success, I ran out of home made spray glue last night and used the Elmer's Washable glue on a Christmas wall hanging - it should be try enough to FMQ when I get home after work :). Just an idea for those who are worried about their tables. However, if you can wait until you have finish sandwiching your quilt and let it dry - then you could do your marking on a dry quilt top. I just finished a Christmas quilt with lots of red and blue in it, I used a bit too much homemade spray glue on an area with red fabric (I do not pre-wash) and it turned the white a tad pink, I washed the quilt with Color Catchers and all was fine when it came out of the dryer. Start with a flat hard surface larger than your quilt top. If you search for “quilt basting alternatives” or “quilt basting … I played around with watered down elmers in a spray bottle (1 part glue to 3 parts water) and it worked but requires a LOT more ironing. Once again, appreciate you sharing. However, a spray adhesive bottle can be pretty expensive. Works like a charm. 6. I became very tired of crawling around on my hardwood floor and putting safety pins in to baste them! You will also have a large area to work on which will help you baste bigger quilts. It is always good to have some options when basting quilts. I use this when ironing fabrics and they can be made in any size you can get in plywood. I couldn't go more than a few inches without a break. I used the 91% alcohol, and it dried very quickly with the iron. And I can quilt right through the glue. I am making three quilts for three greatgrands. I am in 3 and am joining the LA Modern Quilt Guild next week at my first meeting. If you have a nice wall space— even an outdoor wall— you can spray baste your quilt upright instead of having to get down on the floor. I discovered a recipe for homemade quilt basting spray and I'm pleased to share it with you. I LOVE my misto bottles one for glue and one for starch ! You can probably get away with it if you're only quilting simple straight lines, but if you are rotating or sewing an intricate pattern, that much movement can cause the quilt layers to twist and move. When using the flour mixture, must it all be used right away or can leftovers be stored until the next quilt is ready to be layered? While I was in Canada, I worked with an amazing Kinder teacher by the name of Gail Hegquist. Hi Ann,FMQ is a method of securing all the layers together google Leah Day or on you tube and she can show you how to get started. I'm going to try a spray method instead next. A little caveat before you watch the video: You will see on my wall before I begin the basting method that I have batting lining my wall. Might be worth a shot. It's much more economical than buying temporary spray adhesive and much easier on your fingers than pinning. As it is a liquid coming out it was much easier to direct than an aerosol. Learn how to mix liquid concentrate or make your own homemade recipe here. I've had to change the name since I've found that not only can it … Is 505 a brand? I want to try it. If you do please let me know how it works. When I squeeze it onto my quilt and/or batting my poor hands can't take it. I have a posting about homemade spray glue also - you might want to check it out also. I made sure there were no wrinkles and hand pressed the backing to the batting. Yep thats me ! The next step is to baste the layers together ready to quilt it. - In a gravy shaker (or a jam jar) put 1 cup of cold water and 3 tbsp of flour - shake until the flour and water are combined. This method also leaves far fewer wrinkles than the aforementioned methods. I do not FMQ until the whole quilt is sandwiched and dry! Elmer's spray glue has a variety of uses including craft and building projects. 2. I have never tried it! I wouldn’t use it on a baby quilt, though. Elmer's spray glue is extremely easy and inexpensive to make. I made pillowcases to coordinate also. thanks so much!! Yep thats me ! I found this recipe at California Quilting and found that it works very well (thanks, Janet!). You would unclamp and move the remaining areas that have not been basted to the top of the table, I usually do a side and top and then the other side and top. I use cornstarch v. flour. Lay the quilt backing fabric on a clean hard floor, right side down. I’ve written how to clean or remove spray baste gunk before, but since it is one of my most popular posts, I thought it deserved a refresh. Also, I don't have to iron the quilt as you're gluing it. I was lucky. Good luck and thanks for stopping by! 5. Wow, this seems to be quite amazing. By doing this, I was able to iron directly on the quilt without damaging a wooden table. Ironing won't ruin it. One could probably after a day or so of natural drying, pop it in a warm dryer to tumble. It's aerosol, it gets in the air, it gets on your floor (overspray), your walls, your pets, etc. Will give this a try and report back. Not noted any. I just don't want a sticky mess to have to deal with. The alcohol helps to act as a sanitizer, adds potato starch to the formula and encourages rapid evaporation when using the glue. Just putting it out there for other quilters living in tropical climates to consider. She is tired of paying the $15 Cdn per can that it costs here, and was wondering if she could use hair spray or would it gum up her machine. Glue basting seams is useful on many quilty occasions. I used 505 on several quilts until I learned that it is Toxic and never really washes out, just "disappears into the fibers of the quilt". I cannot wait to try this! I started in the center of the length of the backing and gentle lifted and pulled it towards me. You will need: nails. Check out this cool tutorial from Sharon Holland: Note Bene: Homemade Spray Baste would not work for this method because the moisture of the baste will make it too heavy to stay on the wall. Pictures to follow. Follow with the vodka and five drops of fragrance. So I asked if anyone had done a tutorial - no one had so I figured I could do this. Thanks for letting us know about the Rose Art Glue, I have tried the Play School Brand of washable School Glue from the 99 Cent Store and was okay to use. I looove this idea. 14. Quilter’s Spray Baste Comparison: Since I have been using the spray baste quilting method for years, I have had the chance to try out many different brands to provide my official “Quilter’s Spray Baste Comparison”. Read on and see if this method is for you. You've got to spray baste in a ventilated area, preferably outside or with the windows open. I don't use spray to baste quilts, but a friend of mine does. I thought the recipe would be for a watered down version of Elmer's.?? Thank you for sharing! I would put glue on the folded over area and then press from the basted areas out to the edge. How To Baste a Quilt with Basting Spray. LOVE this idea. Jul 16, 2019 - This is probably one of the quickest ways to baste a quilt. Thank you so much for sharing this great idea. Is the recipe for glue? Because this glue is water-soluble, clean-up is also very quick and easy. I am wondering if there are any special tricks for laundering the glue out after quilting? - In a pot place 2 cups of water and 1/2 tsp of salt bring to a boil and reduce to a gentle boil. Hi Stitches Happy Thanksgiving Day! I tried this yesterday on the corner squares, WOW, how simple and easy. Best of luck on trying this method of sandwiching quilts with a future project. Mix the glue 3 parts water:1 at glue, in a spray bottle. :) For quilts with polyester matting I put a dollop of Elmer's Washable School glue in. I figured I could get 3 maybe 4 quilts out of each can. Did I? spray each section or the whole quilt then iron. This is not a debate on spray baste or spray glue. Major Brands of Quilt Basting Spray. Oops, I forgot to check the notify box so I hope I see your answer! It seems that quite a few of you are concerned regarding your table and what will happen to the finish. It tore the batting up and just was way to hard to spread, then I watered it down....same thing. And pinning takes so long. Using Elmer’s washable school glue on quilts 7 10 2013 I recall hearing about Elmer’s washable school glue some time back, so when I was in an art supply store in Texas earlier this year, I picked some up (forgetting what it was useful for, but knowing that it’s not easy to find in Australia). Maybe its the way my mini pad has formatted your photos and directions.Thanks, Susan. ... Quilting Board Quilting Tips Quilting Tutorials Machine Quilting Quilting Designs Quilting Patterns Basting A Quilt Quilt Binding Sewing Hacks. How would you like to spray-baste your quilts without the worry of harsh, chemical vapors? This protects the seam and creates a stronger hold. I put my backing on top of the batting. Doing the sandwich is sometimes the hardest part.Will definitely give this a try. Good morning Nicole,I am so sorry to hear that the hard spots caused your thread to break. 8 ounces or rubbing alcohol. I generally use spray baste. If  you have a pieced back this is critical if you want it to be centered. Right now, I use the flour and alcohol spray glue 80 % of the time and the Elmer's or 505 the other 20 %. Personally, I found that with the homemade spray there was no over spray like the canned. Thanks! Here’s great spray baste tutorial by Cluck Cluck Sew: Spray Baste Tutorial […] It is also useful in building model cars and plains. Now, 505 in the red can comes from Frances but is still the same as the 505 found here in the USA. This was when I decided to try FMQ on my domestic machine also and I was zipping along in no time. It makes basting so much easier. When to Glue Baste. Step 2: Shake your spray baste as directed (also, make sure you have sufficient ventilation), then, holding the baste 6-8 inches from the batting, evenly spray the whole thing. Make sure it is straight and true with the other half. Fold back glued area. Please ignore this. I have a baby quilt for Linus ready to sandwich and quilt so I will try this method. Hi ! (note:  if you have a larger quilt top, your job is not done. Has anyone ever tried using a glue stick and dot it in areas that you would normally pin baste a hand width apart. It dotted and did not lie in a straight line. If you think it may take a very long time to finish a particular quilt, you may want to consider pin basting the quilt instead. Thanks for the pictures and explanation. I thought we were using Elmer's glue to baste? Hi I do hand quilting and often use poly batting. Warm and Natural - great to work with a bit heavy for larger projects but it is easy to FMQ. I don't know if that means I am old woman with arthritis or if its carpal tunnel.. but it really ruins it for me. If I'm reading this correctly you glued the back to the batting, then quilted that, then glued the front on and quilted that? Boy am I happy. I am excited to give your method a try! I can no longer afford to send my quilts out to a longarmer so I am learning to FMQ. I just happen to do this process on the same wall. New Sullivans Quilt Basting Spray cans are labeled “new and improved” so your results may vary. I also followed another blog's tips and used my granite island countertop. Make sure to tape … I use a teflon mat so that I can get my iron super hot without fear of scorching. Thank you guys for all your comments! I've updated the tutorial to reflect the concerns. Best of luck with the process! You can, however, use quilting glue as a cheaper yet equally effective alternative. Please ignore this. Also beats the cost of spray bottles and the bad fumes that puts out. I sprayed with a high volume sprayer, and I ironed...and stitched right away. At the last minute I decided to use the flour, water, salt, and rubbing alcohol instead and it worked beautifully. With constant pressure I swirled the glue about 18 inches back and forth until I had about an 18 inch square swirl of glue. It is really good. Yay! To protect your nice table...you can get several pieces of inexpensive, "lock together" flooring from Loews or Home Depot. I love it!! Hi Ellen Ann, I belong to the African American Quilters of Los Angeles we meet on the 3rd Sunday of the month at 1:00 pm at the Water and Power Building near the corner of MLK Blvd and Crenshaw in LA. Press from the middle of the quilt out, being sure not to press in any wrinkles. I am using tapioca flour as that is what I have on hand and I think I will add some glue (aleenes what i have here) when i add the vodka to the mix. My tip is to hold the glue fairly high over the quilt top or backing, as much as 10-12 inches. I have been using the elmers glue to baste for some time. As a side note, i tried using the rose art brand glue when my local big box store was out of elmers. How big is this quilt? Best of luck to you! Hi Christy,I am so sorry for the confusion, as I have previously stated I can't seem to get the ratio down for diluting the Elmer's Washable School Glue so there is an alternative that works well and is even cheaper than Elmer's Glue. Elmer's Washable School by the gallon is $14.00 - cheap I should be able to do at least 18 quilts with a gallon of glue vs 505 in the red can $13.00 a can and I can get maybe 3 quilts per can. I let it all dry overnight once again and FMQed the next day. I would love to try these methods as I am petrified by the idea of atomized spray glue getting into my lungs -- can't be a good thing. I am interested in knowing if there is as much of a problem with the spray floating onto other areas besides the quilt with the home made spray versus the can of spray. Thank You... Hi Brenda,Thanks for stopping by my blog. I'm easily confused, lol, but after rereading I think I got it. When I FMQ, I work the FMQing around the edge of the quilt and quilt into the middle of the quilt. Works great. water it down a little first. I did this the entire length of the quilt. Hi Tracy,Thanks for coming by my blog, remember it has to be Elmer's or Play School's Washable School Glue or it will not wash out. I have tweaked a recipe from a member of the Quilting Board forum that I follow. I have an oval table, small, with rounded ends. Odif USA 505 Spray is a perfect adhesive for fabric, batting, or even paper. Spent a few hours pin basting and then quilting a bunch of puckers into my quilt. Thanks! Thanks for sharing this idea. Use masking tape to tape the fabric to the floor, starting at the corners and taping all around the outside edge. I liked them the best so far but I decided to try the homemade basting spray. When I found 505 temporary spray adhesive, I was in hog heaven! I take no credit for this pattern, and have cited in the title  the woman from whom I received the pattern. I work on one side at a time. I have a quilting friend on Instagram and this is the only method she will use. I also use pins. a hammer. I had used Elmers glue on small projects and thought of how we use to use flour and water as paste but didn't take the thought any further. whatever you decide to do the best of luck! Hi friends! It repeated the gluing and hand pressing for the quilt top. Specific quilting and sewing glues can be purchased in local quilt stores and online. Here’s how we deal. As I have never ventured into this area of quilting I can only guess that YES it would work, but as in all new things try something smaller and work your way up. First of all, when basting a quilt with spray, it is best to use pre-washed 100% cotton fabrics. Thanks for any suggestions. I washed the quilt in a triple washer at the laundry mat with Purex soap pucks and 2 Color Catchers. I am anxious to try this on next quilt! Thanks for stopping by and good luck in your projects. I just bought 2 cans of 505 yesterday, so I am really anxious to try your great ideas for basting. Combine 2 cups water and 1 tsp salt in a pot and bring to a boil. Be sure to dry the glue with a non-steam iron. Thank you for the idea/recipe. Sometimes I iron the quilt as soon as everything is smoothed out. This doesn’t need to be a complete coating-- think about making a “grid” of sprays and making sure the edges are sprayed . We had not see each other in 38 yea... Elmer's Washable School by the gallon is $14.00 on Amazon - cheap  I should be able to do at least 18 quilts with a gallon of glue, 505 in the red can $13.00 a can and I can get maybe 3 quilts per can. Two commissioned quilts for a dear friend for Christmas 2015. I always wash my quilts after so the glue washes out and I've never had any problems. I really struggle with the glue bottle!! I will often trim the backing so that it is just a couple of inches away from the top. Brilliant! 4. I free motion quilt on my domestic machine and my stitches look so much better if I do not have to continuously start and stop as I do when I pin baste. How to Spray Baste Your Quilt 1. If kids can eat this stuff at school and we all know that they do unintentionally I know it is safe for my quilts and for the environment. Are these 2 different methods of glue basting that you are talking about? It's much more economical than buying temporary spray adhesive and much easier on your fingers than pinning. I tried this method (the elmers glue) and I got lots of hard spots where the glue dried, then when machine quilting my thread would break after going through the glue. Longarm Basting . I was looking for where the flour mixture was combined with Elmer's. I hope that you were successful with this method and also check out the homemade spray using flour, water, salt and rubbing alcohol. Hi there,Thank you for stopping by my blog! Essential oils add a nice scent to the formula. Your so welcome! Did I not spread it out enough with my hand maybe? I figured while I was testing basting sprays, I’d test all the other products I use for sewing that are supposed to wash out. just a thought what if you mixed rubbing alcohol with the glue that is watered down this way the basting spray would dry faster when ironed and still baste like it should just a thought for someone to try. The I let it dry overnight. and put that in a spray bottle for the next quilt. Thank you so much for this tutorial. Heat setting dries the glue completely, and just takes a quick second or two because the line of glue is so fine and thin. I have emphysema and am unable to use the commercial spray baste b/c of the fumes....hopefully this will enable me to be able to baste w/o pins!!! I tried that but it made the quilt so stiff I felt like I was trying to wrestle with bear to get it quilted! I use a piece of quarter inch plywood from lowes, sometime 2 if a large quilt. I thin my glue with water. My main problem in quilting is the successful sandwich process. I will add that for other quilters to know. Quilting Board Quilting Tips Quilting Tutorials Machine Quilting Quilting Patterns Basting A Quilt Quilt Binding Sewing Hacks Sewing Tips. Misto spary bottle and Elmers Glue - Page 2. I quilt as you go, and this method is a God send for me. Making a quilt sandwich is a piece of cake when you are basting a quilt with homemade spray starch. Note that the super hot iron (and alcohol content) ensure that you have a dry, but fully adhered sandwhich. COM ~. I love your method of glue basting! Cover The Work Area. Use your hand to straighten the quilt top. Also, if you like to starch the back of your quilt to make it slicker and aid in machine quilting, wait to do this until after you have spray-basted the quilt. Hi ! 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