Go Back  Quiltingboard Forums > Main
quilt basting spray >

quilt basting spray

quilt basting spray

Old 02-25-2011, 05:22 AM
  #1  
Junior Member
Thread Starter
 
paintbug's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: western pa
Posts: 111
Default

I dont know if it is the spray or me,but I bought a can at JoAnns and followed the directions [shake the can for a full 2 minutes] then sprayed the quit backing from 10 inches, then layed the batting down on the backing and sprayed and lay the quilted piece on top of that. It was a little wrinkled so I tried to move it, and it was hard to take apart, really glued hard. Then I tried to quilt, and the needle got all gunked up and it would skip about four stitches where it would not sew then sew a bit more and skip. I had to rip all the quilting apart....yuck! I put in new needle and it did the same thing. Then I tried just putting a piece of the batting inside some junk fabric and quilted without any spray , and it seemed to sew fine. the can cost $12 so I am very unhappy. I hate to go back to basting by hand. Uny Ideas?
paintbug is offline  
Old 02-25-2011, 05:25 AM
  #2  
Super Member
 
LoisN's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Hannibal, Missouri
Posts: 1,258
Default

I've never used basting spray. Hand-basting is my least favorite part of quilting. Wish there was an easier way.
LoisN is offline  
Old 02-25-2011, 05:30 AM
  #3  
Senior Member
 
qwkslver's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: WV
Posts: 582
Default

I don't think I like that stuff. I used it on a flannel baby blanket and it made it wrinkled.
qwkslver is offline  
Old 02-25-2011, 05:36 AM
  #4  
KR
Senior Member
 
KR's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Where it's warm & sunny all the time :-)
Posts: 610
Default

Hmmmm.....I recently had the same problem with long skipped stitches in spots. Tried everything....cleaned the race, changed needles, rethreaded top and bobbin, took deep breaths, sew and un-sew, over and over. Even though I didn't come to a conclusion as to what the problem was, I finally worked through it, but it was making me crazy!! Never thought about the spray basting. My problem spots MAY have been where there was a little more spray than necessary???
KR is offline  
Old 02-25-2011, 06:03 AM
  #5  
Senior Member
 
bunniequilter's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Buried Under My Stash up in Canada!
Posts: 545
Default

I have used different brands of spray and have found one brand that works well for me. I use it for my art quilts and have never had any problems with sticky needles. Try 505.
bunniequilter is offline  
Old 02-25-2011, 06:08 AM
  #6  
Super Member
 
Lori S's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Illinois
Posts: 9,312
Default

Sounds to me like you used the June Tailor spray basting. I almost gave up on spray basting because of this brand.. had the same experience as you. Do try the 505 it will change your mind. And remember a little goes a long way.
Lori S is offline  
Old 02-25-2011, 06:13 AM
  #7  
Junior Member
Thread Starter
 
paintbug's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: western pa
Posts: 111
Default

Thank you all , it was June Tailor Spray. I will try the 505, do you know who selles it?
paintbug is offline  
Old 02-25-2011, 06:29 AM
  #8  
Super Member
 
Izaquilter's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Southern IL
Posts: 1,265
Default

I've never had luck sandwiching a quilt with spray, even 505. Just don't feel secure enough for me. 505 doesn't gunk your needles up as bad but I still do the good ole curved pins to hold mine together
Izaquilter is offline  
Old 02-25-2011, 06:33 AM
  #9  
Senior Member
 
quiltingaz's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Arizona
Posts: 651
Default

I had the same trouble with June Tailor. I have 505 now but have not used it yet. I just basted a set of placemats with it but have not stitched them yet. That's todays project.
quiltingaz is offline  
Old 02-25-2011, 06:35 AM
  #10  
Power Poster
 
nativetexan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: home again, after 27 yrs!
Posts: 19,295
Default

Dritz is very sticky, Sulky is OK but I do prefer 505 also. just hard finding it.
nativetexan is offline  
Related Topics
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
GEMRM
Main
20
07-04-2019 04:42 PM
Sailorwoman
Main
2
08-15-2013 07:31 PM
krysti
Main
60
03-25-2012 11:22 AM
Baren*eh*ked_canadian
Main
17
04-13-2011 09:24 PM
craftybear
Links and Resources
1
12-28-2010 02:28 PM

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



SEO by vBSEO ©2011, Crawlability, Inc.