Suzy, I hope you will see this reply since I can’t figure out how to leave an original comment. I use Quilters Dream Midnight Black Poly. The thread kept breaking so she handed it back to me. Wool Quilt Batting Quilters Dream Queen 108" X 93" Quilting Sewing Stuffing ~ Please read the whole listing :) We ship battings in a 7-10 day time frame. 67 sold. Wow that stuff has gotten hard to find! It is possible to receive one more quickly on most occasions. 108" wide (2.7m) the price is shown per metre as this is sold off a roll. Even cotton thread can cause a quilt to shrink a little bit when washed. Any suggestions for a good batting? Quilter’s Dream batting is everything batting should be; consisting of high quality materials with soft and silky fibers. The backing fabric is Cuddle Luxe. - Suzy Quilts, Is Knit a 4-Letter Word? I’ve used it when making fabric panel books. SOFT & ELEGANT 80% COTTON 20% POLY BLEND 90" BATTING/WADDING QUILT CRAFT PATCHWORK QUILTING FABRIC MATERIAL MACHINE HAND. I made a baby quilt for my last child over 26 years ago. The truth is, sometimes it’s nice to switch it up! Read the package instructions to double check how closely your stitching should be. This brought back a memory of when I was in high school (decades ago) and making stuffed animals. No thank you, I ♥ my curved safety pins and I can remove them without professional help lol. This is due to the physical process we use as well as the genetics of the sheep that supply our raw wool. They produce an excellent, high-quality range of waddings and battings ranging from their well known Polydown wadding to the top of the range Tuscany Silk. image[ number++ ] = "" Hobbs Heirloom® Premium 100% Wool Batting has become one of our most sought after battings due to its soft and luxurious feel and the way it brings out a quilter’s piecing and stitching. Recently I’ve gotten a little addicted to Quilter’s Dream Deluxe Poly. Very dense and thick. Is it just goofy idea or can I get away with this? do you have any advice as far as batting is concerned? Choose Options. I am going to make a baby quilt like I did for each of my own two children for my first grandchild. image[number++] = "" I trust the consistent quality of Quilters Dream. Quilters Dream has a wonderful bamboo blend batting. And warm. Bearding, in the quilting world, is when fibers from the batting travel through the top of the quilt. So perhaps Cotton poly blend? image[ number++ ] = "" The material you use is a big divider when you’re looking at utility, but which brand you choose will have a legit affect on the longevity and overall quality of your quilt. Once your quilt is basted, you can fold, roll or cram it to fit whatever space you’re in. Here is what I know: I need white batting. If durability is what you’re looking for, I wouldn’t worry too much about the fibers and think more about the brand. If used with white or very light fabrics, the wool and unbleached cotton can slightly darken the light colors. Thank you for the great article. If you like to use all of those battings, though, I’d just get them all and run a few tests – then share your results with us ;). The first quilt I ever made I did with 80/20 wool-poly batting. Keep in mind that not all poly blends will feel the same because the ratio of cotton to poly varies anywhere from 80/20 to 60/40. Quilts made from this type of wool batting have to be hand washed in cold water and not agitated while wet but the resulting quilt is beautiful with this type of batting. haha! Quilt batting made from wool fibers. wool batting for needle felting wool roving wool wadding for quilting wadding ← … I have read this before, but went back and read it again. I have found it common for cotton batting, specifically, to be thinner and denser than it used to be. image[number++] = "" I don’t like spray basting at all! You definitely can finish your quilt with no batting, but instead I would recommend using a really like batting like bamboo or a very light cotton, such as Quilters Dream Request loft. - Suzy Quilts, Free Cincinnati Quilt Pattern: A Nod to Mid-Century Modern Design - Suzy Quilts, https://suzyquilts.com/why-bamboo-batting-makes-the-perfect-summer-quilt/, https://suzyquilts.com/how-to-choose-the-right-quilt-batting/, The Ultimate Guide To Quilt Sizes - Suzy Quilts, How To Sew Binding On A Quilt (VIDEO!) Any advice? 0-3% shrinkage. batting. Save Options Cancel Hobbs Heirloom Washable Wool Batting. Either batting would be a great choice. Any thoughts? AND Get the pattern! I make bed quilts and mostly use Quilters’ Dream Select, a mid loft all cotton , Thank you Suzy! Quilter’s Dream offers cotton, poly blends, wool, bamboo, and even an earth-friendly option made out of recycled plastic bottles! What happened? Now I’m looking at batting. I do this all the time and use fusible table to connect the pieces – https://suzyquilts.com/fusible-batting-tape-why-you-need-it-and-how-to-use-it/, Your email address will not be published. I will try to find some and report back. And is there actual glitter in that one? FREE Shipping by Amazon. I’ve only ever used 100% cotton, but the bamboo sounds really really nice! However, if you’re on a budget, polyester quilt batting makes a great choice. Get it Tuesday, Jan 12 - Thursday, Jan 14. Do I want something with a scrim? image[ number++ ] = "" I am only tying the knots to hold the quilt – not actually quilting! This type of batting is also easy to work with, and pretty low-maintenance. My wool is felted and has an appliqué tree – Sue Spargo style. Which batting would you recommend for a wall hanging (50×70″)?