It never disappoints. so happy to hear that it has been tried and as far as the mold, I expect that an area got a bit too saturated and didn't dry out properly. 1. Any thoughts, do you think it'll work? I do use an iron to help the glue set faster and thinking about it I use a bit more glue. 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. 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. Welcome to the quilting world :). This comment has been removed by a blog administrator. Then I tried using full strength Elmers glue to baste the binding. Yes, it does wash out in warm water in the washing machine. Food Dye in Ocean Colors like Blue, Turquoise, Sea Green, and Purple When you are ready to apply sea glass paint to surfaces, use a blotting technique. Stir until things are combined together well. Thanks!!! I make my own laundry soap, deodorant and tooth paste. An unsolicitated and unaffiliated opinion of many different quilt battings. I made sure there were no wrinkles and hand pressed the backing to the batting. 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. Mod Podge or I made pillowcases to coordinate also. I thin my glue with water. Mod Podge is a decoupage liquid that’s perfect for adding paper to other material. ELMER'S. ... Get Your Hands on New Elmer's Gue It’s pre-made slime that’s ready-to-play, straight from the jar! This pouring medium is ready to use with your acrylic paints. Because Sea Glass Paint is just one of those things you can make instead of buy! 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! Sounds great! 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!!! Elmer's is a white glue for use on porous materials. I then smoothed it down with my hand. I can no longer afford to send my quilts out to a longarmer so I am learning to FMQ. I know in elementary school in Canada where I was a support worker that we frequently used this glue on the cloth crafts that the children would make at Valentine's Day. on Nov 5, 2017. 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. ... of our favorite ways to spend time together. Thanks so much ! I use the spray basting as well, but you are right at as the glue would be cheaper AND easier to find. Get it as soon as Tue, Sep 15. I'm so grateful that you posted thisd. Thanks! I have a posting about homemade spray glue also - you might want to check it out also. Thanks! I may donn my mad scientist's hat and have a go at an experiment. Interesting...I have made my own Spray starch with Vodka...could this be done with Vodka instead of rubbing alcohol.? Empty the bottle of glue into a small bowl. I let it all dry overnight once again and FMQed the next day. :). It also works well to glue labels on cans and jars, or to glue glass to other surfaces. I have tweaked a recipe from a member of the Quilting Board forum that I follow. July 2020 Craft in Style Subscription Box I use a teflon mat so that I can get my iron super hot without fear of scorching. Hi Stitches Happy Thanksgiving Day! Did I? and put that in a spray bottle for the next quilt. I must admit, it was certainly one-of-a-kind! DIY Face Mask Supplies Back to DIY Face Mask Supplies. 2. All you will need is about 1/3 cups of the glue and 1 cup of water. Reply. Then I spread my backing on the top of the batting. 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. I am so glad you found out about using alternative ways to sandwich a quilt. First, I put my Warm and Natural Batting in the dryer for a bit to try and soften the wrinkles. 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 glued right up to the edge of the quilt! 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. $8.60 (19 new offers) Best Seller. Hi Jen Dale,I have never been able to water down the Elmer's successfully. Maybe its the way my mini pad has formatted your photos and directions.Thanks, Susan. Are you in any guilds? Clear nail polish? I positioned the quilt so that the center line was on the table's middle so that there was even pressure on the quilt as it dried. This will vary the amount of food dye you use. If you use it on non porous materials like glass or metal it will not stick. 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! Good morning Nicole,I am so sorry to hear that the hard spots caused your thread to break. If you are using Mod Podge, matte and gloss are both fine, but I would skip the glittery Mod Podge. Good Morning Peggy! Now, holding the smaller bottle of glue over the batting at about 18 inches high I began to squeeze out the glue. by Elmer's | Item # 1090570. Good luck if you chose to try the homemade spray and happy sewing adventures. Thank you so much for this tutorial.I don't always mark my quilting, but when I do, I use Clover White Marking Pen, sometimes Quilt Pounce by Hancy. Reply. I tried that but it made the quilt so stiff I felt like I was trying to wrestle with bear to get it quilted! When wet, your sea glass paint will look more opaque and darker then how it will look dry. 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. In our infinite wisdom, we used Elmer's spray on adhesive to put the plastic on the walls. It worked on the sample so I started on the real deal, my quilt. Most glues like Elmer's are considered polyvinyl acetates, or PVAs. I started out with Elmer's, worked great but a little messy. My name is Brittany and I founded Pop Shop America in 2012. Then I used the school glue. 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