Yesterday I posted about some frustrations I was having with my baby quilt. Last night I decided to make two mini quilt sandwiches, one pin basted and one spray basted. I had not one issue with the pin basted one. I only had a couple skipped stitches with the spray basted. Not nearly as many or as bad as with the owl quilt. So I think its definitely the spray. I think I may have sprayed too much. I have used this spray before with no problems so I think its just user error. :)
So short of ripping it all out, I have to deal with it. I did find that if I went slower I could feel when the needle was starting to stick. In these areas I made extra sure I held my quilt securely and as flat as possible and that seemed to help. It cut down on the times I needed to rip thread out and restart. I did read that a larger needle might help so I ordered some yesterday to be here today. I love Amazon.
I am glad this quilt is going to a baby. It's not my best quilting work. If the baby destroys it I won't be sad. And to be honest, if this didn't need to be done in two weeks I might just start over. I should be done the middle of the quilt tonight and then its on to the borders. I wanted to do feathers there so hopefully I didn't over spray the edges. I can't wait til this quilt is done!
P.S. I got so many visitors to my blog yesterday from Freshly Pieced. And more comments than I ever have! Thanks everyone. So glad I decided to start linking up with Lee.
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