American Quilter's Society

Sign up for our mailing list today. Receive new tips, hot tricks and special deals! Click here to register!
JoAnn Discount Card

Click to view online retail

Powered by Trust Commerce

American Quilter's Society
PO Box 3290
Paducah, KY 42002-3290

Toll-free (for orders only, please):
Phone: 270-898-7903
Fax: 270-898-1173

Physical Street Address for UPS/FedEx Shipments Only:
5801 Kentucky Dam Road Paducah, KY 42003-9323

Quilt World: Recipe Details

Back to listing

Homemade Paste

Print Recipe

Category: For Kids

Submitted By: Bonnie Browning
Recipe Source: My Mother, Mary Kirkland


  • 1 c. sugar
  • 1 c. flour
  • 1 T. powdered alum
  • 1 qt. water
  • 30 drops oil of cinnamon, peppermint, or wintergreen (get at pharmacy)


  1. 1.Cook all ingredients until clear and add 30 drops of oil of cinnamon, peppermint, or wintergreen. Put in jars to store. Great for children to use.