I did this the entire length of the quilt. I hate paying the price of the 505 spray and this will be a perfect alternative! . You can find the box here. So this is spot on for me. Then I used the school glue. When it does you need to use this fabric stiffener right away. Mix both in a glass bowl until it becomes a paste. What an interesting concept. I do not recommend it as it turned brown when i ironed it and was a real pain to scrub out. It works great and I have had no problems. Thanks for stopping by and good luck in your projects. Craft in Style is a monthly box of craft supplies that features new projects each month. Thanks for stopping by my blog. Then I folded half of the backing towards the center of the quilt, (like folding a piece of paper in half on the long side of the paper. Would adding the watered down glue with a paintbrush work? I hate to bleed on my quilt tops too. Pour the distilled water into the spray bottle. It was a wee bit stiffer...and I would recommend that as a try. Helpful. Will this work with polyester batting too? Acid-free and photo-safe, the spray adhesive resists bleed-through for great-looking results with every use. This fast-tack, multipurpose adhesive is perfect for adhering and mounting lightweight materials. The glue turns to dots after I squeeze it out of the bottle. Mod Podge or 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 :). It tore the batting up and just was way to hard to spread, then I watered it down....same thing. I was looking for where the flour mixture was combined with Elmer's. 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. It is cheaper and easier to use. I love it!! but I think I would like to use this instead of pinning. The acid-free and photo-safe formula dries quickly and resists bleed-through so your art projects stay crisp and clean. Took a little time to make but I like it much better then all I have tried. I am so excited to find your blog! Waterproof glass glue (with milk) This homemade glue can be used to mend broken china, like super glue. Is there a way to get your new postings emailed to me or an email reminder? This will take several hours or even overnight. LOL!! Ready to use your Sea Glass Paint? Create a perfect table setting with this DIY kit! Elmers glue, 3 drops food color, and 1.5 tsp. A basic recipe is add 1 drop of gel food dye or 2-5 drops of liquid food dye to 2 oz Mod Podge (or 1 oz Elmer’s glue and 1 oz water.) Please come by for a visit :). Equal parts of glue and water. This is GREAT. 9. Craft in Style features new projects every month and every month is so much fun. When the mixture is cool, pour it into the spray bottle and add 1 cup rubbing alcohol. Elmer's. Best of luck on trying this method of sandwiching quilts with a future project. I make my own laundry soap, deodorant and tooth paste. I just bought 2 cans of 505 yesterday, so I am really anxious to try your great ideas for basting. Yes, it does wash out in warm water in the washing machine. This quilt was made with the Downton Abbey Collection* of fabrics for my high school girlfriend. 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." I can't imagine hand quilting through the hard glue I can feel in the quilt. I am sure he will like it! 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. Thanks for stopping by and good luck in all your projects! Then that side is dry enough to move the quilt over and do the other side. 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". Now, holding the smaller bottle of glue over the batting at about 18 inches high  I began to squeeze out the glue. Thanks for the tutorialDonna. If I'm reading this correctly you glued the back to the batting, then quilted that, then glued the front on and quilted that? 3. you only need a "dot" of glue every 4 inches, (just like pinning). Please select all the ways you would like to hear from us. -or- Works like a charm. Water. 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? Hi, I am so sorry that I am late getting back to you. I am going to try this on one of my quilts. Elmer's is a white glue for use on porous materials. Personally, I found that with the homemade spray there was no over spray like the canned. Just use whichever you prefer or use whatever is available. All you will need is about 1/3 cups of the glue and 1 cup of water. Not bad, since it cut the sandwiching process down expediently. Just putting it out there for other quilters living in tropical climates to consider. Maybe its the way my mini pad has formatted your photos and directions.Thanks, Susan. Reply. 4. The answer to my prayers was at last at hand. Regarding clogging: I've had NO problems with the clogging. I couldn't go more than a few inches without a break. If you are marking your quilts before you sandwich them - I have no suggestions. How big is this quilt? Because Sea Glass Paint is just one of those things you can make instead of buy! I work on one side at a time. But if elmers glue works well then I'm sold! In the pictures, it looks like dots of Elmers, is that correct? Yes, I will be sure to let you know when I try it. I have been doing this for years, and just have a couple of comments. I thought we were using Elmer's glue to baste? Not noted any. I've not used the pinning method as I'm a new quilter, and I adopted this basting method prior to trying any other. You might want to try it.Thanks for stopping by. Then you would not have the problem with creepy crawlers! When I FMQ, I work the FMQing around the edge of the quilt and quilt into the middle of the quilt. If you don't want to wait overrnight you can set it with a hot dry iron. 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! I iron my layers usually when sandwiching but it will dry overnight when I have left it to dry naturally. I started in the center of the length of the backing and gentle lifted and pulled it towards me. I do not spread it around, as I am usually in a hurry to flip to the other side and end up ironing that side to hurry the process up. Find out more about what I made with it in our next post! Elmer’s Glue All As a Natural Fabric Stiffener. No, I have not tried using the alcohol instead water. What is FMQ I'm just a beginner at this quilting and I started with a queen size. I thought the recipe would be for a watered down version of Elmer's.?? https://www.ehow.com/how_6598712_make-elmer_s-glue-spray.html Do you always wash your quilts after using the Elmer's glue or the flour spray before using the quilts? If you do please let me know how it works. I pieced the back aka Back Art, as it is more of a scrappy quilt. I am going to try the flour based spray and see how that turns out. Did I? Here is the completed quilt, it is a Turning Thirty for my stepson in the Army up in Alaska. Has anyone ever tried adding alcohol to Elmer's to thin it down instead of water, for use in a spray bottle? First of all, your sea glass paint can be light, dark, or somewhere in between. Then I tried using full strength Elmers glue to baste the binding. Warm and Natural - great to work with a bit heavy for larger projects but it is easy to FMQ. 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! $8.60 (19 new offers) Best Seller. Regarding adhesion: Adhere in sections. Good luck! I've bought Roxanne's quilt basting glue, which is kind of expensive but works well. Sweet Adeline Quilts has perfected the Elmer's Washable Spray Glue in a spray bottle ratio so here you go! I like gluing as opposed to pinning. Menu Categories Digital Coupons Weekly Ad Inspiration DG Tips & Hacks DG Easy Meals DG Crafts DG Finds BeautyCents … ), 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 :). So I asked if anyone had done a tutorial - no one had so I figured I could do this. Create a perfect table setting with this DIY kit! If you are using Mod Podge, matte and gloss are both fine, but I would skip the glittery Mod Podge. Hi I do hand quilting and often use poly batting. Hi. Best of luck with the process! I made sure there were no wrinkles and hand pressed the backing to the batting. How To Use Elmer's Craft Bond Spray Adhesive Review__Price Check: https://amzn.to/2MvdipL___Try Cash App using my code and we’ll each get $5! This sounds wonderful. Are you in any guilds? Elmer's Glue-All cleans up with just water while the glue is wet, making it an ever-popular choice for school craft projects. Disappearing Purple Non-Aerosol Goes down purple so you see where you spray and dries clear for a clean appearance. I live in Pasadena. Interesting. 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. 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 anxious to try this on next quilt! :). Any thoughts, do you think it'll work? I love that quilters on the internet are so supportive of each other :) aka I needed a Bugs Jelly Roll by Stripz. I generally use spray baste. I take no credit for this pattern, and have cited in the title  the woman from whom I received the pattern. Did I not spread it out enough with my hand maybe? 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. I too was/am confused :) I just bought some elmer's glue, so now what? by Elmer's | Item # 1090570. I hated taking all those pins out again as I was sewing along. Well you are in luck! Homemade Decoupage Paste: Recipe. I'm unclear how mold could grow with the alcohol or the salt. So I picked up my quilt thank goodness I only done about 12 inches. That's just the way I do it, but I do it on my bed. The flour/alcohol didn't thicken. I liked them the best so far but I decided to try the homemade basting spray. I'm working on a baby quilt and sure won't spray anything toxic on it....Elmers, however...PERFECT. Elmer's E455 Extra-Strength Spray Adhesive, 13.5 oz, Aerosol. You can get the rubbing alcohol at 99 cent only stores for .79 cents so it really is reasonable. I hate pinning - nothing seemed to stay flat and in place no matter how many pins I used. 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. I then smoothed it down with my hand. Good luck and thanks for stopping by! I would advise ironing the glue dry and then quilting as soon as possible. The alcohol helps to act as a sanitizer, adds potato starch to the formula and encourages rapid evaporation when using the glue. I'm so grateful that you posted thisd. But I find it easiest to mix fresh sea glass paint anytime you want to use it! Oops, I forgot to check the notify box so I hope I see your answer! I made a sample 8x8" block to try some of these and my luv was nil. Me too ladies. And it can be found in matte, gloss, and glittery too! This is Part 2 of 3 of the July 2020 Craft in Style Subscription Box. #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. It is a temporary adhesive, which is perfect for all those quilts, applique, basting, hemming, embroidery, or other sewing and crafting projects. Again, I have found it best to add 1 drop of food dye gel or up to 5 drops of liquid food dye for every 2 oz of Elmer’s Glue + water or Mod Podge. Thank You... Hi Brenda,Thanks for stopping by my blog. It worked on the sample so I started on the real deal, my quilt. I tried watering down the Elmer's Washable School Glue and could not get the ratio down so it would spray out of a bottle. Just followed your link from the quiltingboard, great tute! 2. Two commissioned quilts for a dear friend for Christmas 2015. Transfer the mixture to a container with a lid for storage. I found that with time the glue shows through the quilt even if its washed after quilting. Good Morning Debra Kay,Either method works well on quilts up to 120 inches by 120 inches (I haven't made anything bigger than that :) You are so right about colors bleeding. Since it’s easier to add extra layers of paint than to take the color away it’s best to start lighter in color and add more food dye only if you need. thanks so much!! You are quite welcome, I hope that you try it out soon! Although Elmer’s Glue can easily be made into a more Mod Podge like consistency, they are still different. ... of our favorite ways to spend time together. They don't bond as well as some other kinds of glues, which is an advantage when mistakes and spills are likely. I like doing a little bit of everything. 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. 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.". If you have miniature paint pots, or glassware that’s air tight, you could save your sea glass paint to use another time. Spray bottles tend to get cloged up. This is Part 2 of the Stars and Stripes Craft Box by Pop Shop America.…, Have you ever seen anything prettier? My main problem in quilting is the successful sandwich process. 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!!! It works great on wood and plaster. You can customize this fabric stiffener by making it thicker through adding extra tablespoons of glue. 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