What kind of adhesive do I use to put fabric on walls?

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I want to cover my walls in the fabric that matches my bedspread, using fabric. How to I attach it or what kind of adhesive do I use?

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  • Cynthia H Cynthia H on May 11, 2019

    You could use wallpaper paste.

  • Kmdreamer Kmdreamer on May 11, 2019

    You could try wall paper glue

  • Dkp Dkp on May 11, 2019

    Someone else had the same suggestion. Thank you.

  • Sharon Sharon on May 12, 2019

    You could use Liquid Starch.... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5_lY-BiWNUU

    They also staple on the fabric and then the other strip edges are wrapped and glued in place. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sTISZ3BnilU I prefer the liquid starch method.

  • William William on May 12, 2019

    No wallpaper paste. Use liquid starch. Soak the fabric in the starch and wring out well. Apply the fabric like wallpaper. Easy to remove in the future. Will peel off without damage to the walls.

  • Dkp Dkp on May 12, 2019

    Wonderful. I'll do it this way, cause I am concerned about preserving my walls.

    Thank you

  • Betsy Betsy on Mar 01, 2021

    Hi Dkp: Instead of sticking it to the wall, how about just tacking it up? You can put a thin strip of narrow wood along the edges of the fabric and then tack that to the walls. You will have the look you want and can still use the fabric later on for something else if you want to. You can even use strips of decorative molding and paint it to match your fabric.

  • Agnes Chrzanowska Agnes Chrzanowska on May 31, 2021

    Liquid starch will for sure help

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