Recently, I shared pin basting a quilt using 1"x3" boards. But given the chance, I really prefer to spray baste. (Spray baste doesn't stick to poly batting). Since I picked up cotton batting for my Grandma's quilt, I decided to give spray basting using the boards a try. I had to make a few modifications, this is how I did it with spray baste.
I started by wrapping both the top and back right side in on the boards. This is the big difference from the pin basting with boards method.
Then starting with the back, I laid the the batting on the table and sprayed a section. I unrolled the back of the quilt onto the sprayed batting smoothing it as I went. I then flipped the back over to have the batting on top.
I sprayed a table width section of batting, unrolled the top, and smoothed it down.
I did need to play with the quilt top for a while to get it smooth, but this was SO MUCH easier than do it on the floor or putting 3 or 4 tables together.
This quilt is 70"x 80", I now can't imagine basting a big quilt any other way. Color Me Quilty!