It’s Tool Review Tuesday! This is where we choose a tool, do some rigorous product testing, and produce a review that gives you the nitty-gritty details needed before you add something to your cart.
Featured Tool: 505 Spray & Fix by JT Trading Company, Item # 20276
Connecting Threads Reviewer: Karen
What is this tool typically used for?
This is a temporary adhesive to hold fabric in place for quilting, applique, and embroidery.
How did you use it?
I used this to baste my quilt sandwich layers together.
How did using it go?
It went well. My quilt layers did not separate while quilting. It made the basting process so much easier than using pins.
How long did it take you to learn how to use it?
I had it figured out immediately after reading all the instructions on the can.
What did you like best? Least?
No pins! My one caveat is that it sometimes leaves a little residue on your machine after quilting.
Could you see another potential use for the tool?
Possibly holding a cutting mat in place to keep from slipping.
Why do you NEED it?
It’s a quick and easy alternative to pins.
Who would appreciate 505 Spray & Fix most?
It is perfect for:
- Beginner, intermediate, and expert quilters
- Anyone acquiring the basics
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