Pictures to follow. I take no credit for this pattern, and have cited in the title the woman from whom I received the pattern. - Whisk the flour mixture into the gently boiling water like you are making gravy and let it cook until the consistency of gravy/egg whites/ thin gruel. I have a piece of light weight plywood I place on the table to make it larger and more of a rectangle. I also followed another blog's tips and used my granite island countertop. I read that if you quilt was securely basted it didn't matter where you started and ended :). Then, heat set the glued edge with a hot dry iron. Right now, I use the flour and alcohol spray glue 80 % of the time and the Elmer's or 505 the other 20 %. 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. I hated taking all those pins out again as I was sewing along. I then smoothed it down with my hand. I'm going to try a spray method instead next. Thanks for any suggestions. Wow...I feel like a just found a piece of Heaven...while reading all your comments regarding washable Elmers and also the Homemade mixture of flour, etc. When I had this section done I would move the whole quilt top and batting to get any other areas. I would not use even a dry iron on a cotton setting on a nice table. LOL!! I love it for making bras and gluing tiny bits of lace to power mesh before sewing, or for stabilizing knit minky to a … 1/2 tsp salt. 12. Thanks for the ratio on the glue to water. 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. After reading the rave reviews about using Elmer's glue to baste quilts I tried it. UPDATE: There have been changes in the recipe and uses for the Multi-Purpose Quilt Spray since this blogpost was published and the FREE download has been updated to reflect these additions. Hi I have put large pieces of cardboard down on my dinning table first and it seam to protect the table. Also did you use the Elmer's Washable School Glue? I love Elmer's glue, and use it for my binding too. Oh Sara this is Wonderful! I compared 505 Spray to my 10 or more year old can of Sullivans spray. Works like a charm. Learn how to use spray starch instead of hairspray or glue to baste your quilt. The corrugated cardboard is an excellent insulator. but there is still is the cost. Well, I've read all your comments and if you're still using the flour mixture after three years it must be worth a try. I've had to change the name since I've found that not only can it … Thanks so much for explaining how to work with the Elmer's glue. Combine 2 cups water and 1 tsp salt in a pot and bring to a boil. Mold? I always wash my quilts after so the glue washes out and I've never had any problems. Hi there,I was never able to prefect the correct ratio of water to glue for a spray bottle but have been using this methiod for about 6 months and love it - I add a dollop of Elmer's glue to the the mix also3 cups of water3 to 4 tbsp regular flour1/2 tsp salt8 ounces or rubbing alcoholclean spray bottle- In a pot place 2 cups of water and 1/2 tsp of salt bring to a boil and reduce to a gentle boil.- 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.- Whisk the flour mixture into the gently boiling water like you are making gravy and let it cook until the consistency of gravy/egg whites/ thin gruel.- Remove from the heat and let it cool down to room temperature.- In a clean spray bottle add 8 ounces of rubbing alcohol and the cooled flour mixture, gently shake and go sandwich a quilt.Good luck and thinks for stopping by my blog :). Has anyone ever tried adding alcohol to Elmer's to thin it down instead of water, for use in a spray bottle? Basting: Spray basting is often the best and quickest means basting. I am anxious to try this on next quilt! I came to this site to read about the glue basting but then read about your own concoxion and I have now used it on 3 quilts successfully. Great tutorial! It seems that quite a few of you are concerned regarding your table and what will happen to the finish. Can't wait to try it. If you do please let me know how it works. Jun 18, 2018 - Explore Marion Kyle's board "Quilts, glue basting" on Pinterest. It is also useful in building model cars and plains. Regarding sprayer: The finer the mist, the better. Here’s how we deal. Then I spread my backing on the top of the batting. Yep thats me ! Working from the basted area out so that you don't box yourself in. I started spray basting all of my quilts a while back. I really struggle with the glue bottle!! I'm so grateful that you posted thisd. It never disappoints. With spray basting, I am much more inclined to just get on with it! Making a quilt sandwich is a piece of cake when you are basting a quilt with homemade spray starch. No pins, no stretching, no hand basting...you get the idea. 3 cups of water. I love that quilters on the internet are so supportive of each other :) aka I needed a Bugs Jelly Roll by Stripz. In the pictures, it looks like dots of Elmers, is that correct? It is a temporary adhesive, which is perfect for all those quilts, applique, basting, hemming, embroidery, or other sewing and crafting projects.The spray adhesive is a great alternative to spending tons of time doing frustrating pinning on all different sizes of projects. 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. you have such great ideas!!! I haven't had success with commercial spray bastes, such as June Taylor., so I hope this works for me! Also, with the flour mixture and the elmer's glue mixture, do you clean the nozzle after each use? If you are planning on hand quilting your quilt, then this technique is ideal for you. You can get the rubbing alcohol at 99 cent only stores for .79 cents so it really is reasonable. [divider] Other quilters have reported good results with alternatives such as home made recipes using Elmers Glue or Spray Starch. Spray the batting and then lay the top over it hand press it down or if in a hurry you can iron it. … I use a piece of quarter inch plywood from lowes, sometime 2 if a large quilt. This comment has been removed by a blog administrator. I thin my glue with water. I hate pinning - nothing seemed to stay flat and in place no matter how many pins I used. Spray baste: My favorite way to baste my quilt is by using Spray Baste! Read on and see if this method is for you. You have a lot of options when it comes to basting. Dec 13, 2019 - Explore Connie Allison's board "Spray glue" on Pinterest. I do not recommend it as it turned brown when i ironed it and was a real pain to scrub out. 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). Do you spray the batting or the quilt top/backing? An unsolicitated and unaffiliated opinion of many different quilt battings. And I can quilt right through the glue. Do you like to spray baste your quilts? Then you would not have the problem with creepy crawlers! 4. 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. Still, how do you protect your table, and do you use steam? I made sure there were no wrinkles and hand pressed the backing to the batting. I tried this yesterday on the corner squares, WOW, how simple and easy. You will also have a large area to work on which will help you baste bigger quilts. I made a sample 8x8" block to try some of these and my luv was nil. I once ruined a table basting a quilt using fusible batting (which required steam). Just an idea for those who are worried about their tables. The spray make not stick as well to other fibers. I may donn my mad scientist's hat and have a go at an experiment. Hi, I am so sorry that I am late getting back to you. On my next quilt, I'm going to use the glue stick for the center. You’ve finished piecing a beautiful quilt top and now it is time to make it into a beautiful finished quilt. 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. Welcome to the quilting world :). Thanks for the info. The flour/alcohol didn't thicken. This way I don't have to worry about the table's finish and I have a much larger surface to work with. If so, which do you prefer. This fine mist with the creates a wrinkle--free sandwhich. I have a question: What do you do about your table top being affected by the heat of the iron? However, a spray adhesive bottle can be pretty expensive. While I was in Canada, I worked with an amazing Kinder teacher by the name of Gail Hegquist. Now, 505 in the red can comes from Frances but is still the same as the 505 found here in the USA. If you search for “quilt basting alternatives” or “quilt basting … Maybe its the way my mini pad has formatted your photos and directions.Thanks, Susan. A loooong time ago I became increasingly frustrated with all the ways that existed to baste my larger quilts. i think it is brilliant! Any suggestions on how to get around this? In most cases, I would encourage you to press to the side. If you have allergies, this is probably not a good option for you. Yes, I will be sure to let you know when I try it. Wow, this seems to be quite amazing. - Remove from the heat and let it cool down to room temperature. Cost wise this is very economical! Please ignore this. Basting is probably my least favourite part of making a quilt and I often put it off and end up with quilt tops waiting to quilt. I just happen to do this process on the same wall. Will give this a try and report back. The answer to my prayers was at last at hand. How To Baste a Quilt with Basting Spray. I am getting less and less tolerant of the smell from spays. How to Spray Baste Your Quilt 1. Also beats the cost of spray bottles and the bad fumes that puts out. I generally use spray baste. I do not want anyone to damage their table so if in doubt and worried I would use an old table or a portable table you won't be concerned about. I never thought of Elmer's. You can basically baste a large king-sized quilt within 10 minutes with this process! Check out California Quilting‘s tutorial on how to baste an entire quilt with Elmer’s Glue! Doing the sandwich is sometimes the hardest part.Will definitely give this a try. but I think I would like to use this instead of pinning. And pinning takes so long. I use the spray basting as well, but you are right at as the glue would be cheaper AND easier to find. What a great idea! I arranged it so that there was batting showing underneath all around the edges. After the first quilt, I added some Elmer's washable glue--to the remainder after using mixture on first quilt. Not noted any. Warm and Natural - great to work with a bit heavy for larger projects but it is easy to FMQ. The fabric should be smooth and taut when you are finished. The Elmer's Washable School glue is affordable (I even tried some Playschool washable glue I found at the 99 cent Store) I bought a gallon and a single bottle to put glue in to for around $ 17.00 - I have done 14 quilts and still have a little more than 1/3 of the gallon left. Flour and water are not hard to clean up but could require a bit of elbow grease if hardened to a surface. Just a quick blogpost today about the Multi-Purpose Quilt Spray - or as it was formerly known - the Homemade Quilt Basting Spray. Best of luck with the process! As a side note, i tried using the rose art brand glue when my local big box store was out of elmers. This method also leaves far fewer wrinkles than the aforementioned methods. I did suggest she research using Elmer's school glue as an alternative. Elmer's spray glue is extremely easy and inexpensive to make. what about putting a large piece of heat resistant batting on the table, like the kind they use for hot pads? Learn how to use spray starch instead of hairspray or glue to baste your quilt. Switched to fusible batting, okay but expensive for large quilts. since the glue is water soluble, it should work fine when cleaning the srayer! I have never had any go off on me, but I have a tendency to wait until I have 5 quilts ready to be sandwiched and make two spray bottles full and that just about uses both bottles up. When I FMQ, I work the FMQing around the edge of the quilt and quilt into the middle of the quilt. I'm easily confused, lol, but after rereading I think I got it. They should both be about the same size... 3. 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. Some sprays keep the quilt layers for months or years. I was lucky. Now you can buy more fabric :). Cover your nice table with it and you have great protection. 4. 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. I have read on the internet that you can also do it that way. Meanwhile, combine 1 cup water and 3 heaping tablespoons flour in a jar or well sealed tupperware, and shake to mix. Step 3: Take your backing and spread it over the now-tacky batting. Don't have to worry about puddling. Would it work? Interesting. Happy sewing! I guess I'm stupid or something. 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. I dilute my glue for the Misto bottle though my formula is a bit. The exact opposite of most folks. I have used spray glue on poly many times. I discovered a recipe for homemade quilt basting spray and I'm pleased to share it with you. I did want to say, though, that you mention overspray. I do use an iron to help the glue set faster and thinking about it I use a bit more glue. 14. I pulled down and then folded back the portions that are not basted. 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. That batting on the wall is my design wall and has nothing to do with basting a quilt. Yes, it does wash out in warm water in the washing machine. If by chance you spray off your quilt it would be handy to have a damp rag to wipe up the excess. You can, however, use quilting glue as a cheaper yet equally effective alternative. 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. I am calling this quilt Spring Fling - it is from my latest issue of American Patchwork and Quilting. 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 :). Not all spray adhesives are forever - June Taylor and 505 wash out when you wash the quilt. So sorry! I used the 91% alcohol, and it dried very quickly with the iron. So I picked up my quilt thank goodness I only done about 12 inches. I figured I could get 3 maybe 4 quilts out of each can. 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! Now I have a place to refer back to everytime I start to baste a new Quilt! Hmm, hand quilting is something that I have never tried and kudos to all of you that do take the time to finish you quilts so beautifully. ... Quilting Board Quilting Tips Quilting Tutorials Machine Quilting Quilting Designs Quilting Patterns Basting A Quilt Quilt Binding Sewing Hacks. I love glue basting. Are these 2 different methods of glue basting that you are talking about? NO blood on quilts as there is enough sweat and tears - he he he do you remember the group Blood, Sweat and Tears :) I spend too many hours pinning quilts either on the floor or on tables if the quilt was small enough - I distinctive remember spending 8 hours pinning my son's quilt for when he passed boot camp for the NAVY back in the day when I only stitched in the ditch. This doesn’t need to be a complete coating-- think about making a “grid” of sprays and making sure the edges are sprayed . You are more than welcome. I'm going to try both methods. I have one of those hollow doors that I put on my table top to give me a large rectangular surface. I'm with you Janet, I'm confused. This is so much less intimidating than pinning! 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. that stuff is so expansive but I like it better than starch, So I'm confused. You do this until the whole quilt top is basted and wrinkle free. I am afraid I would damage the finish. I am skimpy with it and try to make one can last for at least 2 if not 3 quilts. I tried the Elmer's glue and water and I use a small craft brush to LIGHTLY spread the glue on my fabric. I am so glad you found out about using alternative ways to sandwich a quilt. I have been doing this for years, and just have a couple of comments. Line up, or nest, the next piece with your first. You simply spray the temporary spray over the entire quilt sandwich to hold them in place. Press from the middle of the quilt out, being sure not to press in any wrinkles. 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. Make sure it is straight and true with the other half. I found this recipe at California Quilting and found that it works very well (thanks, Janet!). Thanks for the pictures and explanation. thank you so much for sharing will the spray with flour to baste the quilt last the same as 505 spray if left in the bottle for like 2 months? If you are marking your quilts before you sandwich them - I have no suggestions. I, too, would like to know how you protect your table. I'm not decorating with this door so I don't care what it looks like. Hi Tracey! Make sure to tape … To protect your nice table...you can get several pieces of inexpensive, "lock together" flooring from Loews or Home Depot. I am going to try this on one of my quilts. When I squeeze it onto my quilt and/or batting my poor hands can't take it. I too was/am confused :) I just bought some elmer's glue, so now what? As it is a liquid coming out it was much easier to direct than an aerosol. 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. Top is done now I'm feeling overwhelmed by the basteing and quilting ahead of me, but I don't want to give up now. I am sure that this spray adhesive may be suitable for other projects, but for basting my quilt, I found it very cumbersome. To get started, you will need to lay your backing right side down on a smooth surface. 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!!! Start with a flat hard surface larger than your quilt top. I have glue basted two quilts using this method and, with your tips, it went even better this time. I've been thinking about trying a glue stick. The next step is to baste the layers together ready to quilt it. Elmer’s washable school glue is vastly popular with quilters. Boy am I happy. Personally, I found that with the homemade spray there was no over spray like the canned. I'm working on a baby quilt and sure won't spray anything toxic on it....Elmers, however...PERFECT. 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. How would you like to spray-baste your quilts without the worry of harsh, chemical vapors? See more ideas about Glue, Quilts, School glue. I have a posting about homemade spray glue also - you might want to check it out also. Good luck! 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 am going to try the flour based spray and see how that turns out. I am always looking for the most economical way to sandwich my quilts so that I can spend more money on fabric. I have a baby quilt for Linus ready to sandwich and quilt so I will try this method. Took a little time to make but I like it much better then all I have tried. I sprayed with a high volume sprayer, and I ironed...and stitched right away. You might want to try it.Thanks for stopping by. Read on and see if this method is for you. I make a lot of large quilts, usually full to queen size, and spray basting works wonders. I do not FMQ until the whole quilt is sandwiched and dry! I am sure this will work out great! Pour the distilled water into the spray bottle. I just bought 2 cans of 505 yesterday, so I am really anxious to try your great ideas for basting. I strongly suspect that, by the time the layers would have dried enough to quilt, every roach beetle, and ant within a mile's radius would have come out of their hidey holes for a nibble… especially with the flour version :( It is almost impossible to preserve vintage books here because bugs eat the glue out of the bindings -- they are especially fond of the old glues made with flour. Pressing your seams to the side will make your quilts stronger, putting the strength of your quilt in the fibers of fabric as well as in the thread. Lightly spray one half of the backing with basting spray. I will add that for other quilters to know. 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. Just putting it out there for other quilters living in tropical climates to consider. I found this recipe at California Quilting and found that it works very well (thanks, Janet!). Check the instructions on your can before you baste. 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. This can be in liquid form or glue stick; they both work well for a variety of techniques. - 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. I don’t know if the dried residue is toxic or not, but I’d want to err on the side of safety, since you know at some point the baby will be chewing on a wet corner of the quilt. Thank You... Hi Brenda,Thanks for stopping by my blog. I used this on 2 quilts and working on basting the third one today. Elmer's Glue and the flour spray?? I'm so happy to have found this. I became very tired of crawling around on my hardwood floor and putting safety pins in to baste them! I would but I don't have any of that glue in house and still have to find a place where I can buy it in a big jug which I will be doing because yes I do prefer to glue then to pin and I've been using Roxanne's glue so far since it was the first thing I was introduce to using. So as this post was on using Elmer's and sandwiching I also added the homemade spray glue to the entry. Good Morning Janet,I have also mentioned above a recipe for homemade glue that I use almost all the time now. Be sure that all edges are lined up, just as you would if you were pinning. Spray Basting, in comparison, is the quickest, easiest, and most efficient. Sometimes I iron the quilt as soon as everything is smoothed out. The next morning I noticed the glue had gone thru and was all over my floor. If there is glue showing through then you literally used 20 to 50 times too much!!! Poly is all I have and they recently have gotten in the spray glue in a local shop near here! Thanks for stopping by Rose! Would adding the watered down glue with a paintbrush work? Then I did the same thing towards the left of me until I reached the end of the row and then I did the same thing on the right side. I smoothed it all with my hands to ensure that there were no wrinkles in the batting. Because this glue is water-soluble, clean-up is also very quick and easy. I scoured the Internet to find the best price and by ordering it by the case it was about $13.00 a can for the large size. 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 take my quilts as a rule to the laundry mat (see that posting here too) as I have an HE top loading washer and it is not the best for washing anything larger, If I use Elmer's I will have more money for fabric :), Okay everyone! This tutorial includes a spray starch recipe and step-by-step instructions. Use masking tape to tape the fabric to the floor, starting at the corners and taping all around the outside edge. the corners are slightly rounded to keep my legs from getting bruised. It is also useful in building model cars and plains. I hate to bleed on my quilt tops too. I am in 3 and am joining the LA Modern Quilt Guild next week at my first meeting. Elmer's spray glue is extremely easy and inexpensive to make. I started out with Elmer's, worked great but a little messy. Here’s great spray baste tutorial by Cluck Cluck Sew: Spray Baste Tutorial […] If I'm reading this correctly you glued the back to the batting, then quilted that, then glued the front on and quilted that? I used the corn starch, and it (and your recipe) worked beautifully. I am sure he will like it! I thought we were using Elmer's glue to baste? This way, the glue comes out in a more narrow stream and you can sweep your hand back and forth across the quilt and get fewer "puddles" of glue. I have been using the elmers glue to baste for some time. 5. My crib quilt top has been folded in my closet for a couple weeks and has gotten some creases, but I’m going to have to baste it on my living room floor all one evening after my munchkin is asleep, and I don’t know that I’ll have time to iron, make my quilt sandwich & pin it all… I'll be showing you how to pin baste as well as how to spray baste. Next you will lay your batting on top of the backing and smooth it out. Elmer's spray glue has a variety of uses including craft and building projects. Sorry the picture is sideways, I tried to straighten it, but to no avail.. Clockwise from top left: quilting cotton, sheer poly-lycra-blend hatchi knit, poly minky, linen-cotton blend whatever you decide to do the best of luck! I put my backing on top of the batting. I use cornstarch v. flour. The glue turns to dots after I squeeze it out of the bottle. I quilt as you go, and this method is a God send for me. I've bought Roxanne's quilt basting glue, which is kind of expensive but works well. One could probably after a day or so of natural drying, pop it in a warm dryer to tumble. It is really good. I let it all dry overnight once again and FMQed the next day. I experience no fumes with the spray either. See more ideas about Spray glue, Glue, Elmer's glue. 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? I will be experimenting with using a spray bottle in the near future :). I work on one side at a time. I use a teflon mat so that I can get my iron super hot without fear of scorching. Thanks for stopping by my blog! Then I used the school glue. Both will disappear when wet or ironed. I honestly didn't know, and hadn't seen any discussion on that, so she decided to try a sample swatch. It was also higher and did not put as much strain on my back. I use either method depending upon my mood and when in a super hurry I revert back to 505. Longarm Basting . 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