MicroStitch Basting Gun for Quilts

Does anyone else really procrastinate when it comes to basting quilts? I get over the pain of basting my quilts by trying out lots of different techniques.

The hype is that the MicroStitch tagging gun or basting gun will let you say goodbye to safety pins, glue, metal staples, and large tacks.

What is a MicroStitch basting gun?

Main Features of MicroStitch Basting Gun

– MicroStitch tool with needle – 500+ 4.4mm size black fasteners – 500+ 4.4mm size white fasteners


Looking at the gun from the top, you’ll see a sort of T-shaped slot. This is where you’ll place the plastic tacks.

Insert the tags


Put the gun in slightly sideways so you can feel that you’ve gone through all the way.

Close-up view


Just like you normally would, lay out your three layers on a flat surface. Make sure to get your layers as smooth as you can.

Lay out your three layers


With just a quick pull using tweezers and then a snip with your thread snippers, you can snip off the tacks with no problem.

Remove tags

Swipe up for the full detailed tutorial!

MicroStitch Basting Gun for Quilts – Video Tutorial