Understanding Batting


Batting

Fibre Content

Quilting
Interval

Batting Advantages

Soy Blend50% soy
50% cotton
8” to 10” Very soft and drapable.
Use in bed quilts and lap quilts where soft quality is preferred.
Bamboo Blend50% bamboo
50% cotton
8” to 10” Antibacterial.
Environmentally friendly.
Breathable and cool.
Wool
(usually resin bonded) 
100% wool 4”Easy to needle for hand quilters.
Shows off dimension in quilting.
Recovers best from being compressed or folded.
Great insulation value but still breathable.
Naturally flame resistant for infant quilts.
 White Cotton (Bleached)
Needle punched with scrim 
100% cotton10"Recommended for quilts that have lots of white background fabric.
Very strong for machine quilting when needle punched with scrim.
Can be heavily laundered.
Recommended for beginners
Natural Cotton (Unbleached)
Needle punched with scrim 
100% cotton 10"No bearding – very breathable.
Very strong for machine quilting when needle punched.
Can be heavily laundered.
Recommended for beginners.
Cotton/Poly Blend 80% cotton
20% polyester
4"Can be pre-washed for more loft.
Popular for machine quilting.
Dark Blend 70% cotton
30% polyester
4"Good for use with dark fabrics where bearding might be an issue.
Popular for machine quilting.
Polyester 100% polyester4"Easy to needle for hand quilters.
Soft drape.
No shrinking
Silk 90% silk
10% polyester
4"Very lightweight, thin, and supple.
Great for clothing.
Breathable.
Rayon 100% rayon8" to 10"Fire Retardant.
Will not melt in fire.
Natural fiber.
Heavy shrinkage; Pre-wash recommended.
Flax/Linen Blend 50% linen
50% cotton
8” to 10” Crisp hand.
Strong natural fiber.
Recommended for table toppers.
 Ultra Thin Poly100% polyester8" to 10"Very lightweight, thin, and supple.
Great for clothing

 

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