Have you tried using glue sticks in your sewing room yet? Because they’re slightly tacky, dry quickly and wash out of fabric easily they’re like having extra hands! They’re also inexpensive and versatile. Here are 7 clever ways to get to work and get better results by using this versatile tool to move things along – without having to fiddle with pins or clips!
Insert a zipper and hold the fabrics perfectly during the process without pins or clips.
Add an applique for satin stitching using glue to carefully place your pieces.
Create appliques for topstitching using glue to tuck a tiny seam allowance under your edges
Piece Bias Tape quickly and without pinning.
Bind a quilt without clips or pins!
Add pockets without pinning – BRILLIANT!
Lastly, while not directly used on fabric in this tutorial, you’ll be able to assemble paper patterns in just a few minutes with a glue stick and a paper trimmer or rotary cutter and a ruler!