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Thread: Humidity and FMQ

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    Super Member Buckeye Rose's Avatar
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    Humidity and FMQ

    Unfortunately, I do not have central air conditioning and right now the temp and humidity are both pretty high, making the quilt I am trying to FMQ stick on the table (machine sits down in table). I certainly can't get the smooth stitching lines I normally get. Does anyone have a suggestion to make things easier....and preferably something cheap!

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    Not gonna lie, I've switched to hand applique until things cool off a little. Not really helpful but I do feel your pain!

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    Oh .. in this humidity... I would postpone if possible. I do have a slider for free motion , but find my hands sweat so bad in the humidity it really made the whole process too uncomfortable, and the skin on my hands was getting irritated.

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    ​I am assuming you have already tried a good coat of paste wax or pledge to make the table surface more slippery?

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    The silicone spray is FABULOUS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Just make sure it's safe for fabrics, not all of them are.

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    Time to get some lemonade, a comfy chair and a good book and take all out into the shade. Sit yourself down and relax. (And if you drift off into a nap all the better!) No use to fighting hot and humid.

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