Welcome to the Quilting Board!

Already a member? Login above
loginabove
OR
To post questions, help other quilters and reduce advertising (like the one on your left), join our quilting community. It's free!

Results 1 to 15 of 15

Thread: That sticky paper

  1. #1
    Super Member julia58's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    Location
    Southwest Virginia
    Posts
    1,879
    Blog Entries
    1
    I'm having one of those brain freezes, I forget what you call that paper you use to stick material down with. Lord this is awful. I just wanted a good one that dosen't make everything stiff when you use it. Plus the name of the stuff you can get at the drugstore for memory, everytime I remember the name of it, I forget to stop and get it. I'm getting bad.

  2. #2
    Community Manager PatriceJ's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Posts
    7,348
    Blog Entries
    3
    Quote Originally Posted by julia58
    I'm having one of those brain freezes, I forget what you call that paper you use to stick material down with. Lord this is awful. I just wanted a good one that dosen't make everything stiff when you use it. Plus the name of the stuff you can get at the drugstore for memory, everytime I remember the name of it, I forget to stop and get it. I'm getting bad.
    1) double sized fusing. there are a few different brands and weights. Wonder Under is popular; Stich Witchery is also good. the ones that don't make things stiff usually have to be secured with stitching afterward so they don't come off in the wash.

    2) Ginko Biloba ... if i remember correctly ... and i may not. LOL

  3. #3
    Senior Member triciasquilts's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Location
    Butte, MT
    Posts
    478
    Are you talking about "Heat n Bond" iron-on adhesive fusible web. I use this stuff alot and use the lite so it doesn't feel stiff.

    Tricia

  4. #4
    Moderator kathy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Location
    on the Texas Coast
    Posts
    4,050
    Steam-a-seam Lite

  5. #5
    Community Manager PatriceJ's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Posts
    7,348
    Blog Entries
    3
    Quote Originally Posted by kathy
    Steam-a-seam Lite
    that's 4 brands so far. ain't progress a wunnerful thing?

  6. #6
    Super Member julia58's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    Location
    Southwest Virginia
    Posts
    1,879
    Blog Entries
    1
    Thank-you everyone for your help. I printed all of them so I can take the list with me when I go to get them. Thanks again.

  7. #7
    Super Member vicki reno's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    Location
    North Carolina
    Posts
    2,311
    The one that I have been using lately is called lite fuse. It has no paper backing so you would need a teflon pressing sheet with it. It will hold things in palce fairly well, but may want to still stitch it down for good measure.

  8. #8
    Super Member vicki reno's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    Location
    North Carolina
    Posts
    2,311
    PS Meant to tell you that i got it at the quilt shop. It comes about 1/2 yd to a pkg. for 2 or 3 bucks.

  9. #9

    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    Posts
    4
    :) Whatever brand you use--if you trace your object you want to fuse down, then cut it out on the inside lines of what you have traced, using only 1/4 to 1/2 inch of the fusable on the fabric, it will not be stiff!!! Read this but also learned the hard way!!!! Hope you understand this!!!

  10. #10
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Location
    Oh.
    Posts
    798
    If you still have a Wal-Mart in your area, or at least the Fabric Dept., they have the heat and bond in a 27 inch wide roll, and is 5 yards long .which was $5. for the roll last summer.

    Save those pennies and dollars....to buy more quilt fabrics.

    June

  11. #11

    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Location
    Victoria, Vancouver Is, BC Canada
    Posts
    3
    the memory trouble you have may be related to low blood homocysteine, your doctor can test for this, if that is the problem it is a form of pernicious anemia remedied by oral B12, B6 and folic acid, in a specific higher than multivitamin dose. Your pharmacist can show you the right dose of the 3 supplements to try, and they will not be harmful so to save the cost of the lab test just try it for 6 weeks or so and see if it helps and yes, ginko biloba also is good to help if it is not the pernicious anemia induced short term memory loss syndrome :)

  12. #12

    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Posts
    91
    wow donnalou it sure does sound like you know what your talking about. forgetfullness happens alot around here

  13. #13
    Carla P's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Location
    MS
    Posts
    518
    :?: What were we talking about? :?

    :lol:

  14. #14
    Moderator kathy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Location
    on the Texas Coast
    Posts
    4,050
    who? what? when? i don't remember any of that!

  15. #15
    Community Manager PatriceJ's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Posts
    7,348
    Blog Entries
    3
    for that matter ... who are you people, anyway? and why are you always on my computer?

    and just who is that in my mirror?

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  

SEO by vBSEO ©2011, Crawlability, Inc.