This Ingenious Method for Basting Quilts is So Easy
March 21, 2016 |
| Quilting How-To
No More Shifting or Puckering!
Do your quilt layers shift no matter how well you baste them? This ingenious method works so well that nothing can shift. You won’t even need to use your walking foot for quilting.
Plus, this makes basting a quick and easy project. It goes so much faster than pinning or hand stitching.
Hetal and Eva from Itty Bitty Handmade use non-toxic white washable craft glue (like this one) to baste their quilts. To adhere every square inch they use a foam brush to spread the glue. Voila! Absolutely no shifting, and the glue will wash out the first time the quilt is washed. Just make sure to allow 8 or so hours of drying time before you begin to sew.
While using glue on your quilts may seem a bit strange, read through the full tutorial and give this a try on a small quilt or a sample project. The end result will be a smooth pucker-free quilt!
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