Glueing things onto fabric

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LauraBC wrote
on 9 Sep 2013 3:48 PM

I am just venturing into art quilting after quilting for around 8 years now. I am trying to glue yarn onto my fabric and was using a jewel glue cause I had it on hand and also a craft glue. Both of these are messy and not working for me. What do you use?? The item is going to be a wall hanging and will not get washed.

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Muppin wrote
on 13 Sep 2013 9:58 AM

Hi Laura-

I use Aileens Tacky Glue for attaching things to fabric.  It dries clear and holds well.  I have used this to seal the edges of small (tiny) art quilts before binding them with Yarn.  You could also use a Matte Medium to attach lighter things to your fabric. 

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Cheryl / Muppin

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LauraBC wrote
on 13 Sep 2013 9:01 PM

Thanks Cheryl! I actually have some of that. I think it was from my Mom-in-laws stuff.

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