And Why Would You Use It Anyway?
Starch, sizing and other pressing sprays have become increasingly popular with quilters. They all stiffen fabric to some degree, making it easier to achieve accurate cutting and piecing.
Not only do these products stabilize fabric, they also make it easier to press out wrinkles and to create crisp seams that stay in place once pressed. In short, the control that they provide can make for smoother and more precise piecing.
But, which one is best for quilting? Julie Cefalu from The Crafty Quilter has written an excellent article that reviews the most popular choices. In her article she explains the difference between starch and sizing and the pros and cons of several popular choices. She covers the following products (click the links to learn more and to purchase):
She then goes on to explain how to use them. Be sure to read through the comments section for more helpful insights.
Image Source: The photo at the top of the page is from The Inbox Jaunt. The article covers the author’s favorite pressing sprays for quilting. Read it here.
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