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Thread: Invisible fabric glue

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    Smile Invisible fabric glue

    Does anyone know of an invisible glue to use on fabric ... I am making a wall hanging and am using plastic film so the pictures can be changed out when someone is tired of looking at them..... Made one for my mom that is a nursing home....Just want more user friendly glue, had an awful time with the glue that I had ,, it was invisible but hard to use...Thanks...

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    Why not stitch the clear plastic in place, just the same as you would with fabric?
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    I've used Dritz Liquid Stitch for many projects. It's a little thick but it does dry clear and it does take a while to dry. I'm getting ready to do a project that requires glueing and I'm going to try Fabri–Fix by Beacon; it's a permanent, fast grab, and quick dry glue.
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    I've used Dritz Liquid Stitch for many projects. It's a little thick but it does dry clear and it does take a while to dry. I'm getting ready to do a project that requires glueing and I'm going to try Fabri–Fix by Beacon; it's a permanent, fast grab, and quick dry glue.
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    Quote Originally Posted by QuiltE View Post
    Why not stitch the clear plastic in place, just the same as you would with fabric?
    I would do this too. You can stitch paper, so why not plastic?? Would make your life easier!!

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    sorry double post

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    I have used Fabri-tac before to fuse fabric together. It is more viscous glue but I swear it would hold an airplane together! It dries clear.
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    I would stitch the plastic down, if not, I would use Fabri Tac. The other question I have is why don't you insert the photos by makin the 1.5" folded fabric trim? It provides sort of a 'mat' for the picture and then you don't have plastic and there is no way for the picture to fall out unless you take it out.

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    I made a wall hanging once that looked like a fish aquarium and sewed vinyl to make it look like the fish were inside glass. I was able to add seed beads and other little trinkets. Now I wish I had not sold that piece.
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    I've done this before and stitched the vinyl down on three sides. It has held up well over the years. I used a zig-zag stitch and a longer stitch length.

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