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Thread: Basting spray

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    Basting spray

    I have started using the June Tailor quilt basting spray. I find this much easiers and quicker than pin basting. However the over spray at the edges tends to leave a stickyness on the floor. Does anone else have this issue and if so how do you go about cleaning it up? Thanks

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    I cover the floor with newspaper to catch the extra spray. Just wad them up and throw them away. I too love using the spray since I am handicapped and unable to quilt any other way. Enjoy
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    I always put and old towel or blanket underneath and then wash it. If it doesn't come out it's not a problem.

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    I put a sheet down. Spray, and then wash the sheet.

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    When you spray near the edges, aim from the edge towards the center of the quilt. Be careful not to use too much or it will gum up the needle. I spray in a grid fashion about 6-8" apart. It holds very well. I used to use the June Tailor brand until I discovered the 505 brand. It's so much better! No gumming up the needle and much less stickiness when using. If you get a chance to try it, you will probably like it better.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jollyquilting View Post
    I cover the floor with newspaper to catch the extra spray. Just wad them up and throw them away. I too love using the spray since I am handicapped and unable to quilt any other way. Enjoy
    I agree newspaper around solves the problem
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    I use news paper and put the quilt on tables on the patio.
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    How do you keep the sheet/newspaper from moving around? I have been using blue painters tape to hold the fabric to the floor so it doesn't move or bunch up leaving puckers or ripples on the back of quilt.

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    I just mop the floor. June Tailor spray seems to just mop up with no problem for me. If I didn't have to baste a quilt, who knows when I'd mop!

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    I use 505 spray basting. It has almost no odor and sticks well but not have to much sticky overspray.

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