I use these in another major brand of glue stick (they all fit one another) and I really love it for EPP basting. The glue is just tacky enough and dries quickly.
My Favorite Glue Pen Refill
These pink glue refill sticks are my favorite for EPP hand stitching. I have tried all the others. A little dab holds well. Storing them in the refrigerator in hot weather helps to reduce usage. Sew helpful ... :)