Oh Janet, one more thing. Reply Delete. Continue whisking to break up the flour, and cook until it thickens to a consistency of egg white, or maybe gravy. It will work like a charm. I have even added a dollop of Elmer's Washable School Glue to th mix and it works great - I have to use more when using a polyester batting through and I have been ironning as I go along :). The spray glue mixture sprayed easily out of the bottle and had a nice adhesion to it. Recent Quilts Completed - Spring Fling, Disappearing Four Patch with a Twist, Variation on a Yellow Brick Road, and a classical 16 Patch with muslin background. It took your recipe and put it in my recipe box! I want to share with family quilting, pictures of life here in Redding, CA and recipes! I was going to trim the border 1/4″ all around so what was left would be behind the binding. Where can I get the 99%. If any sticky remains, give it a good scrub again with fresh alcohol. I thought I'd applied the spray pretty liberally and evenly, so I'm not sure what happened. Looking forward to more pics so I can figure out where things went awry! This quilt was made with the Downton Abbey Collection* of fabrics for my high school girlfriend. Cool to room temperature. Works great on the grease and in my tax bracket. What's your verdict? Apr 3, 2014 - Hi ! I do like it better than the Elmer's Glue; it is easier to squirt a spray bottle rather than squeeze a glue bottle. Don’t worry, this will also work if you’ve already washed and dried your item, and your gunk looks like silly putty mated with an old bathrobe. I thin my glue with water. I have been dabbling with using 505 basting spray to hold the three layers of my quilt together while quilting. Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window), Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window), Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window), Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window), Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window), Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new window), Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window), Sew House 7 Slacks View 1, Part 2: The Faux Jumpsuit. I was very pleased with the home-made spray glue! Learn how to use spray starch instead of hairspray or glue to baste your quilt. I mastered Deb Tucker's Rapid Star Fire ruler by making four Pop Stars quilts. (This article contains affiliate links) I have been doing this for years, and just have a couple of comments. Two commissioned quilts for a dear friend for Christmas 2015. Using Elmer's Washable School Glue to baste your quilts, Glowing Pineapple Quilt As You Go (QAYG) Original Pattern from Sylvia Q. Davis - AAQLA Quilt Show Demonstration 2013, Economical Spray Glue for basting from stuff you have at home :). Most notably, I find myself reaching for the glue when I’m piecing triangle quilts and quilts that have clean lines (such as the Reflections pattern I will be using in this demonstration. Yeah, I don’t think I’ve used 50% but I don’t suppose it would work… that’s more deodorizer strength. Warm and Natural - great to work with a bit heavy for larger projects but it is easy to FMQ. I have tweaked a recipe from a member of the Quilting Board forum that I follow. I think I may start a blog myself. So yes this help a lot THANKS! When to Glue Baste. As for floor basting, I think the method of basting that Sharon Schamber put up on Youtube would adapt well to spray basting. Am I supposed to use whole wheat flour or regular white flour? I LOVE my misto bottles one for glue and one for starch ! How to dilute and apply Elmer's Glue to baste your quilts.be sure and visit us over at http://slightlyoffquilter.com for more tutorials ! Yep thats me ! Sharon hand sew-basted her quilts in this video but spray basting would work just as well. Use non-reactive cups and surfaces. Nowadays, many items are produced with glue, including automobiles, buildings, shoes and furniture. I really don't like basting my quilt with pins or hand basting the layers t There is no one agreed-upon dilution ratio, as different hobbyists prefer different proportions. 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. Spray comes out nice and even flow now. I prefer 99% isopropyl alcohol for removing gunk. I love that quilters on the internet are so supportive of each other :) aka I needed a Bugs Jelly Roll by Stripz. Switched to fusible batting, okay but expensive for large quilts. See, spray basting means you spray the batting with a can of adhesive, much like hairspray (the method, not the ingredients). Mrs. Beasley posted a recipe that I finally got around to trying yesterday, I modified the recipe to keep in step with my cooking style. 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. Basting spray glues the layers of a quilt together temporarily until you can quilt them together permanently with your sewing machine. Okay...I am using white flour...I will not scrape the bottom of the pot. Feel it. While quilting is a rewarding process, it can be fraught with snags -- luckily, spray glue can help. Making a quilt sandwich is a piece of cake when you are basting a quilt with homemade spray starch. . I also sprayed Solvy with both kinds of basting spray to make it into sticky stabilizer. To spray white glue, you need to thin it down a bit with water. I strained out the bits this morning, hopefully that will solve the problem. I just read about this glue recipe on The Quilting Board and I posted a couple of comments. I first encountered the gunk when making a baby blanket with minky. I also use alcohol to clean machine parts on vintage sewing machines, get kid’s stickers off of things they shouldn’t be on, prevent mildew in my homemade house cleaning wipes solution, etc. 2. Join me in my kitchen as we mix up a batch of affordable, effective homemade spray baste! Nov 20, 2017 - I love glue basting. I tried this recipe, and it worked great in places, but didn't hold well in other places. When the water and salt boils, turn down to a gentle boil and add flour and water. I have never done this way, only have used basting or pins. Next time I will try the alcohol. I mostly use it to adhere my fabric to water soluble stabilizer for machine embroidery. I really don't like basting my quilt with pins or hand basting the layers t Fill a clean spray … Depending on where you live, you may need to ask for it. Regular flour as it will be coming out of a spray bottle and whole wheat may still have fiber in it. about 3 parts glue to 1 part water. I make a lot of large quilts, usually full to queen size, and spray basting works wonders. ... Homemade Spray Baste Live Demo — String & Story. Hey Janet! Much less expensive than the sticky back water soluble stabilizer. Reapplied 3 times. Spray Glue Boil 3 cups water, add 1/2 tsp salt. I have also used the really cheap water soluble school glue, and it works just as well. Length of Time: With spray basting, you want the glue to wash out quickly so you can proceed to the next steps of quilting. I became very tired of crawling around on my hardwood floor and putting safety pins in to baste them! Yes, you get to see my ugly backyard during this tutorial. Flour has different gluten properties - it sounds as though you mixture is too thick, I would heat up some water in a measuring cup until really hot and add it to the mixture you already have, I would try 3/4th of a cup. Feels hard like dried glue. This will ensure that the nozzle does not get clogged. Oct 18, 2019 - Elmer's spray glue has a variety of uses including craft and building projects. Oh that’s a bummer. You are absolutely has sterical I love you you sound like me. I recently had a gunk problem which I used goof off to remove. Elmer’s Washable School Glue, topped with a Fine Glue Tip, is my go-to for glue basting.The Elmer’s glue is easy to find in local stores, especially just before school starts, like now. clean spray bottle. Pour some alcohol into the cup, dip toothbrush into alcohol, and scrub. It's much more economical than buying temporary spray adhesive and much easier on your fingers than pinning. 8 ounces or rubbing alcohol. I was anxious to try this basting solution... but... um... well, you will just have to watch to see the results! I hope that helps you out :). I made one batch the other day....and then made another batch today...and my spray bottle keeps getting stopped up. I discovered a recipe for homemade quilt basting spray and I'm pleased to share it with you. Combine 2 cups water and 1 tsp salt in a pot and bring to a boil. How much spray do you use? Ended up pin basting just to be safe. I am getting ready to try that because it is on the minky fabric and let you know how it came out . I only buy the 99% alcohol now to clean all the gunkies. You are too much!!!! Aug 5, 2018 - A loooong time ago I became increasingly frustrated with all the ways that existed to baste my larger quilts. I'm inspired by you being a self-taught quilter....me too! I love it for making bras and gluing tiny bits of lace to power mesh before sewing, or for stabilizing knit minky to a woven fabric. It is funny that you would ask that question yesterday :) I have done two quilts now using this spray glue, one Warm and Natural and one premium quality polyester. I was very pleased with the home-made spray glue! Post was not sent - check your email addresses! Sew Ladies, when you use this spray glue, do you spray the glue then iron the top onto the batting, and then spray glue the back and then iron it on. I have used this so much that I have the formula memorized! I have tweaked a recipe from a member of the Quilting Board forum that I follow. If you search for “quilt basting alternatives” or “quilt basting recipes”, you will find several resources. Reduce heat to medium, whisk 3 Tbsp flour into the water, a pinch at a time. - In a pot place 2 cups of water and 1/2 tsp of salt bring to a boil and reduce to a gentle boil. Then I thought I better remove it completely in case someone gets into my recipes and decides to drink the glue. Elmer's Washable School by the gallon is $14.00 - 3 cups of water. Elmer’s glue has been available to consumers since 1947. I loved the Downton Abbey line of fabric I used in three out of four of the quilts. It works just as well and uses less glue. Cover the bottle with plastic wrap and a rubber band to keep the glue from drying out. I take no credit for this pattern, and have cited in the title the woman from whom I received the pattern. However, some sprays hold for months or even years, which can really staunch your ability to proceed with quilting. It never disappoints. Both children and adults use glue on a daily basis, whether it be for art projects or other everyday purposes. Remove the sprayer from the spray bottle after each use and flush it out with warm water. Here are a number of fabrics you may be using with spray baste. Thanks for the post! Maybe I will try this method on one and the glue on the other. I started out with Elmer's, worked great but a little messy. Hello peanut gallery! I tested Collins Wash-Away Wonder Tape double sided tape, Solvy water soluble stabilizer, Sticky Fabri-Solvy water soluble stabilizer, Elmer’s Washable School Glue, and Elmer’s Washable Glue Stick. For this tutorial, I sprayed half of each fabric and literally dabbed them with dryer lint to recreate a worst-case scenario. This is not a debate on spray baste or spray glue. [divider] Other quilters have reported good results with alternatives such as home made recipes using Elmers Glue or Spray Starch. If you find that the nozzle gets clogged while you are using the glue spray, add a few more drops of dish soap. yeah – I use a q-tip to clean out the nozzle with alcohol. An unsolicitated and unaffiliated opinion of many different quilt battings. May 25, 2018 - A loooong time ago I became increasingly frustrated with all the ways that existed to baste my larger quilts. I really don't like basting my quilt with pins or hand basting the layers t. Sep 10, 2018 - Now that I have a long arm quilting machine, I don't have to baste my quilt before quilting it ... Telecast Thursday - Homemade Quilt Basting Spray — Chatterbox Quilts. Thanks for sharing the good stuff!! 50% did not work. I am going to try it tonight. This adhesive holds the layers of a quilt together while they are are basted and stitched. Generally, the idea is to get a liquid substance that will spray … Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. It’s by far the fastest and easiest way I’ve found to baste, and the glue washes out after the quilt is finished. Elmers Glue Quilt Basting Tutorial. Nay, I bet you are just using regular white flour :) I do not scrap the stuff out of the pot as I usually am in a hurry and pour it straight in my spray bottle. I did soak the nozzle in alcohol and it worked like a charm. I buy 99% at the drugstore or pharmacy section of grocery store. Downton Abbey line of fabric i used in three out of the bottle with plastic wrap a. 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