Why we use Starch or Prefer the newer Spray Starch Alternatives for Fabrics Commercial spray starch such as Niagara or Faultless is made from a grain (either wheat, rice or corn) and is used to add stiffness to fabric. The advantage of using spray starch (whether homemade or commercial) is that it adds stiffness to your fabric. This can be really helpful when you prepare your fabric for cutting and piecing. The disadvantage of spray starch is that it can gunk up your iron and pressing surface. It can also produce white flakes after ironing and it can attract silverfish. Hate the white flakes! Price an issue? You can go back to what our grandmas did and make your own with cornstarch.
Best Press Spray Starch Alternative Mary Ellen’s Best Press is a spray starch alternative and it has become really popular with quilters. It’s more like sizing than starch in its stiffness ability. environmentally friendly and it makes fabric soil resistant. It’s a non-aerosol product that doesn’t clog up the nozzle or flake like starch can.
Quilters Starch Savvy Spray Starch Alternative Your quilts will never look better than when Quilter's Starch Savvy is used. This fragrance and flake free starch can be used to stiffen fabric to avoid block distortion, reduce stretch when stitching on the fabric bias, and help in matching points and seams accurately. Simply spray on your choice of quilting cotton, set, and sew!
Acorn Easy Press Fabric Treatment Why will you love it? Not only does the Easy Press Fabric Treatment improve your sewing and cutting accuracy, it also renews your fabric when you pre-wash and dry it.
If that weren’t enough to make this formula a quilting superstar, it also helps to add volume and eliminate fraying!
Use instead of starch or starch alternative. Made in Canada