Saturday, June 18, 2011

Love this stuff!!

I just have to tell you about this iron on fusible web...
It is called Lite Steam-a-seam and it is great! I use it to attach my labels to the back of my quilts.

Why I like it so much is that it is light weight, and it sticks on!
So I cut it to size, peel off the backing and the stick it onto the back of the label.(labels made  from Spoonflower)
Press with a hot iron, then let it cool for a few minutes. Peel off the paper and then I can fold over the edges, and they stick to the fusible webbing!

It makes it sooo easy! Then set it into place on the back of the quilt, press with a hot iron again, and presto!

it is fused in place.  I still hand stitch around it to make it secure..

But it makes it so easy when it is stuck down and doesn't move around!


  1. I love steam a seam for lots of things - yes labels are good. I like how you set them to fold over the edges and the sew those soft sides down - very clever.

  2. I love Steam A Seam, too! I have used it for several appliqued quilts, but never thought about using it for making labels. This is a great idea and one I will start doing! I made a few labels for my quilts in the past, but didn't like the time it took after I thought I was finally done, so I kind of stopped labeling them. Thanks so much for the great tip!

  3. Hi Flo, I love it too! I haven't been on any blogs for weeks, and so I had to scroll down and see what you've been up to-- you've been busy! I love the wedding quilts esp Kiss the Frog! Also, the garden photos are making me homesick. I've been away since may 20th, and my tulips hadn't started blooming yet, but I guess that I've totally missed them, and daffodils too. Re the hydrangeas, I've had poor luck with them too. they say that the white ones are hardy, but I've planted 3 different varieties and they all seem to die off in the winter. I think that out of the 5 or 6 I planted, 2 are still barely alive, oh well.... I'll be back July 1 and the first thing to do will be to run into the back yard and see what's growing!!! Your blog is great, and so nice to see all your projects!


Please leave a comment or just say hello....It's nice to know I am not talking to myself!