Is there a way to get your new postings emailed to me or an email reminder? I was lucky. Thank You!! 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. I live in Pasadena. I hate pinning - nothing seemed to stay flat and in place no matter how many pins I used. Me too ladies. ... Suellen Hintz. Foam Brush. This quilt was made with the Downton Abbey Collection* of fabrics for my high school girlfriend. Be sure to cover all sides, including the bottom and any places that will show. Pg. That’s why these tutorials fit so perfectly together into the July Craft in Style Subscription Box! Elmer's glue instead of fray check. As a side note, i tried using the rose art brand glue when my local big box store was out of elmers. I can no longer afford to send my quilts out to a longarmer so I am learning to FMQ. but I think I would like to use this instead of pinning. What an interesting concept. I tried the Elmer's glue and water and I use a small craft brush to LIGHTLY spread the glue on my fabric. and put that in a spray bottle for the next quilt. Hi I do hand quilting and often use poly batting. 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. After the first quilt, I added some Elmer's washable glue--to the remainder after using mixture on first quilt. I always wash my quilts after so the glue washes out and I've never had any problems. The acid-free and photo-safe formula dries quickly and resists bleed-through so your art projects stay crisp and clean. I have used glue sticks for applique and also bindings but never for a quilt. Remove from heat and let cool to room temperature (I poured mine out of the pot and into a pyrex mixing bowl with a spout, so it would be ready to pour into the spray bottle. The next morning I noticed the glue had gone thru and was all over my floor. I washed the quilt in a triple washer at the laundry mat with Purex soap pucks and 2 Color Catchers. on Nov 5, 2017. Tried 505 and other basting sprays. Are you in any guilds? I have never tried it! Elmer’s white glue can be done in the same manner. Thanks for stopping by Rose! ELMER'S. Then I tried using full strength Elmers glue to baste the binding. This is Part 2 of 3 of the July 2020 Craft in Style Subscription Box. Let’s make DIY Sea Glass Paint! The flour mixture sounds interesting and cheap, is there a shelf life or does it need to be used all at once? I do use an iron to help the glue set faster and thinking about it I use a bit more glue. I found that with time the glue shows through the quilt even if its washed after quilting. This will take several hours or even overnight. The I let it dry overnight. 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! This diy doesn’t need a specific recipe and can have some variations. 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 must admit, it was certainly one-of-a-kind! First of all, your sea glass paint can be light, dark, or somewhere in between. Yes, I will be sure to let you know when I try it. I am so excited to find your blog! 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? Good luck if you chose to try the homemade spray and happy sewing adventures. Oops, I forgot to check the notify box so I hope I see your answer! 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. I will try this on some small projects first. ... of our favorite ways to spend time together. I use a teflon mat so that I can get my iron super hot without fear of scorching. Brilliant! Elmer's E455 Extra-Strength Spray Adhesive, 13.5 oz, Aerosol. I'm unclear how mold could grow with the alcohol or the salt. When I FMQ, I work the FMQing around the edge of the quilt and quilt into the middle of the quilt. Sounds great! Good luck! Ready to use your Sea Glass Paint? You are more than welcome. I looove this idea. I couldn't go more than a few inches without a break. LOL!! Then I used the school glue. Create a perfect table setting with this DIY kit! Sweet Adeline Quilts has perfected the Elmer's Washable Spray Glue in a spray bottle ratio so here you go! Good Afternoon Shirley - thanks for stopping by my blog. When the mixture is cool, pour it into the spray bottle and add 1 cup rubbing alcohol. July 2020 Craft in Style Subscription Box, How to Make Sea Glass Painted Glass Jars here, I don’t need to buy it. I then smoothed it down with my hand. 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. 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. Easy clean up too! I have tweaked a recipe from a member of the Quilting Board forum that I follow. It is cheaper and easier to use. I have not had that happen yet, I also have a homemade spray listed here on the blog that uses flour, water, salt and rubbing alcohol that I have had good success with. If you don't want to wait overrnight you can set it with a hot dry iron. 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. I'm going to try both methods. I make my own laundry soap, deodorant and tooth paste. I hate paying the price of the 505 spray and this will be a perfect alternative! When wet, your sea glass paint will look more opaque and darker then how it will look dry. Best of luck with all your projects. In theory, it should work but I would not try it on anything large than a baby quilt to start. I hate pinning, too, and never seem to get all the wrinkles out. Thank you, Janet, for the awesome tutorial, and also thank you all who took the time to comment. Not bad, since it cut the sandwiching process down expediently. Has anyone ever tried adding alcohol to Elmer's to thin it down instead of water, for use in a spray bottle? Elmer's is a white glue for use on porous materials. I do not recommend it as it turned brown when i ironed it and was a real pain to scrub out. This pouring medium is ready to use with your acrylic paints. Food Dye in Ocean Colors like Blue, Turquoise, Sea Green, and Purple The spray glue mixture sprayed easily out of the bottle and had a nice adhesion to it. Spray the batting and then lay the top over it hand press it down or if in a hurry you can iron it. I stored mine in the refrigerator and yes I cleaned the top off the glue bottle and the nozzle I would run under very hot water if plugged. The glue sounds good. Odif USA 505 Spray is a perfect adhesive for fabric, batting, or even paper. I will add that for other quilters to know. DIY Face Mask Supplies Back to DIY Face Mask Supplies. 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 :). Spray bottles tend to get cloged up. Brush strokes will create lines in the paint. Any thoughts, do you think it'll work? Learn how your comment data is processed. If there is glue showing through then you literally used 20 to 50 times too much!!! Cost wise this is very economical! 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. Do not use brush strokes. Problem is that I live in Hawaii and, due to the humidity, things take very long to dry. Personally, I would go the Elmers White glue route. I never thought of Elmer's. If you are marking your quilts before you sandwich them - I have no suggestions. Blotting the paint will give it the look of worn and warbled sea glass. Hi 5 lilacs (such a lovely smelling springtime plant) I hear you on sending things out to the longarmers - I never did it but I know it is expensive. Waterproof glass glue (with milk) This homemade glue can be used to mend broken china, like super glue. Homemade Decoupage Paste: Recipe. So I picked up my quilt thank goodness I only done about 12 inches. Hi, I am so sorry that I am late getting back to you. 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. I am going to try this on one of my quilts. Helpful. With constant pressure I swirled the glue about 18 inches back and forth until I had about an 18 inch square swirl of glue. Depending upon where the mess is, removing that dry glue could be as easy as softening it with moisture or heat. I do not FMQ until the whole quilt is sandwiched and dry! Thanks for stopping by and good luck in all your projects! If you want to make your own Sea Glass Paint and get all the supplies, don’t miss the July Craft in Style Subscription Box where you can get everything you need! Thanks! I guess I'm stupid or something. Hope too meet you at some point! 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. How big is this quilt? Hi. by Elmer's | Item # 1090570. I started in the center of the length of the backing and gentle lifted and pulled it towards me. I use either method depending upon my mood and when in a super hurry I revert back to 505. Clear nail polish? Switched to fusible batting, okay but expensive for large quilts. ), 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 :). I sprayed with a high volume sprayer, and I ironed...and stitched right away. It also works well to glue labels on cans and jars, or to glue glass to other surfaces. Best of luck to you! Karen. Anxious to try both the Elmer's and the spray recipe. Just putting it out there for other quilters living in tropical climates to consider. I'm going to try a spray method instead next. but there is still is the cost. Has anyone ever tried using a glue stick and dot it in areas that you would normally pin baste a hand width apart. Only 10 left in stock - order soon. Shop All DIY Face Mask Supplies ... Elmer's Multipurpose Spray Adhesive 4oz. Thanks for the ratio on the glue to water. 3 parts white household glue (like Elmer's or All-PurposeWhite) 1 part warm water Jar with lid. Mod Podge or Regarding clogging: I've had NO problems with the clogging. So what are we waiting for? It is as follows: " 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.". Interesting. The main ingredients are food dye and Mod Podge. If I use Elmer's Washable School Glue I nearly always have a perfectly flat sandwiched quilt. 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. It never disappoints. All you will need is about 1/3 cups of the glue and 1 cup of water. I read that if you quilt was securely basted it didn't matter where you started and ended :). Transfer the mixture to a container with a lid for storage. This is very interesting. Now, 505 in the red can comes from Frances but is still the same as the 505 found here in the USA. Yes, it does wash out in warm water in the washing machine. I have been doing this for years, and just have a couple of comments. Note that the super hot iron (and alcohol content) ensure that you have a dry, but fully adhered sandwhich. Here is my homemade super strong, super fast super easy glue. ELMER'S Elmers Craft Bond Multi-Purpose Spray Adhesive, 4 oz, 6 packs of 1 (ELME421) | Quill ... Elmer's® Craftbond® Acid-Free Multi-Purpose Spray Adhesive By Elmers | Michaels® Michaels $ 9.99. $10.66$10.66. To make DIY Sea Glass Paint, there is no difference between using Elmer’s Glue and Mod Podge. Water. Directions: * Mix glue and water in the jar. Paint on outside of jar. Empty the bottle of glue into a small bowl. Now you can buy more fabric :). Best fo luck in all your projects! As a curiosity, I'm wondering if corn starch (v. flour) would have the same properties. What is FMQ I'm just a beginner at this quilting and I started with a queen size. If you're using regular warm milk, start … Happy sewing! I may donn my mad scientist's hat and have a go at an experiment. Hi there,I just added a post for some spray basting made from flour and rubbing alcohol that worked like a charm. I am always looking for the most economical way to sandwich my quilts so that I can spend more money on fabric. Msi1170121. High Tack Spray Adhesive - typically found at Home Depot or Lowes (I used "Locktite" brand) This has a very strong chemical odor and is VERY sticky! After several hours the paint will become translucent. Sorry the picture is sideways, I tried to straighten it, but to no avail.. Way to much trouble for me. Find Part 3: How to Make Sea Glass Painted Glass Jars here. Hi Stitches Happy Thanksgiving Day! #DIY #Elmer's Glue | How to Make Non-toxic and Eco Friendly #Elmer's Glue at Home: This is very simpleand quick recipe of #Elmer's #Glue ( #Craft Glue), to make it at home. This will vary the amount of food dye you use. Thanks for the tutorialDonna. Elmer's Glue-All cleans up with just water while the glue is wet, making it an ever-popular choice for school craft projects. 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. 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. 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. First I tried a paint brush, a sponge brush, then a roller. Allow the paint to dry completely. Hi Jen Dale,I have never been able to water down the Elmer's successfully. How Much Food Dye … I'll say that it does not matter which one is used. I have a posting about homemade spray glue also - you might want to check it out also. Instructions. I've not had much luck with spray basting. 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 am so glad you found out about using alternative ways to sandwich a quilt. Good Morning Janet,I have also mentioned above a recipe for homemade glue that I use almost all the time now. 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. Mix the ingredients thoroughly and completely. I like doing a little bit of everything. I started out with Elmer's, worked great but a little messy. Not noted any. Create a perfect table setting with this DIY kit! I too was/am confused :) I just bought some elmer's glue, so now what? Reply. It is always good to have some options when basting quilts. 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. May 18, 2015 - 1 tsp. Mix both in a glass bowl until it becomes a paste. I had been reading on the Internet at the Quilting Board, that some folks were trying the Elmer's Washable School Glue for basting their quilts together. Maybe its the way my mini pad has formatted your photos and directions.Thanks, Susan. I used the corn starch, and it (and your recipe) worked beautifully. 1200 Pcs 0.24" Round Dual-Adhesive 3D Pop Dots Foam Tapes for Craft DIY Art Overstock $ 7.99. -or- Good luck and thanks for stopping by! Your so welcome! I am sure he will like it! on Nov 5, 2017. I was looking for where the flour mixture was combined with Elmer's. I have also used the really cheap water soluble school glue, and it works just as well. I have been using the elmers glue to baste for some time. And the Mod Podge can be replaced with 1 part Elmer’s Glue and 1 part water. I hate to bleed on my quilt tops too. Most glues like Elmer's are considered polyvinyl acetates, or PVAs. July 2020 Craft in Style Subscription Box I make my own scenic glue with 1/2 elmers white glue and 1/2 water mixture in a squeeze bottle. The alcohol helps to act as a sanitizer, adds potato starch to the formula and encourages rapid evaporation when using the glue. 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! Please come by for a visit :). And tell us how you are going to use your sea glass paint in the comments below. It is as follows: " 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." Just use whichever you prefer or use whatever is available. In our infinite wisdom, we used Elmer's spray on adhesive to put the plastic on the walls. Although Elmer’s Glue can easily be made into a more Mod Podge like consistency, they are still different. This process should be called "Spray Spritzing" - you don't have to cover the entire surface and a tiny layer is all that's needed. 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? Mix the ingredients thoroughly and completely. Supposed to put a few layerson the front and back of the speaker and avoid the outside gasket and dust cap. Read on and see if this method is for you. I love that quilters on the internet are so supportive of each other :) aka I needed a Bugs Jelly Roll by Stripz. $6.99 $6.99 Crafts & Hobbies / Basic Craft Supplies / Glue & Adhesives Elmer's Multipurpose Spray Adhesive 4oz. In hind sight, I guess I should have separated the posts more clearly. Best of luck with the process! I have tweaked a recipe from a member of the Quilting Board forum that I follow. I also belong to a scrappy sewing circle that meets on the 5th Sundays of the year. Also beats the cost of spray bottles and the bad fumes that puts out. I know you can see ripples on the batting, but once the glue and hand pressing was completed the weight and pressure flattened them right out. Your email address will not be published. Hello. Use it on button thread to preserve threads longer. I would advise ironing the glue dry and then quilting as soon as possible. Also did you use the Elmer's Washable School Glue? Hi FLO,I too make homemade Best Press with vodka :) rubbing alcohol is cheap at the 99 cent store so I hadn't thought to try and use vodka instead. At the last minute I decided to use the flour, water, salt, and rubbing alcohol instead and it worked beautifully. whatever you decide to do the best of luck! Will this work with polyester batting too? 2. Hi Frances,The quilt was a very large Queen size, a Turning Twenty quilt pattern but using 30 fat quarters so almost a King size. 4. 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.

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