best batting for longarm quilting

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Question for you (or others): Do you ever double up the batting? After washing, you have a substantial, but flexible quilt that gets more and more cuddly with repeat washing, even if densely quilted. Hopefully this gives you a pretty good preview of what all these materials have to offer, and what pricing you can expect (polyester on the low end, cotton, then wool, then bamboo at the top.) This comment has been removed by the author. Anyone have any insights on fusible batting? . I just emailed my contact at Quilters Dream to see if they are phasing out that product. Love your article and all the wonderful information. batting. Unless you are using a few layers of batting, none of these options are weighted enough to cause any issue. Thanks. I plan to straight line quilt. I saw in a comment you really like Quilter’s Dream Deluxe Poly and that is the one I want to try, but I cannot find it anywhere! So, be kind to your longarmer and give them the fabric they need so we can quilt the best we can. Googling hasn’t brought me any answers because every quilt site uses “weight” to refer to warmth or lack thereof, not to lb/oz or kg/gm. I think you should try it out on a baby quilt and decide what you think after that. If your fabric is relatively high in quality, it will have a high enough thread count that bearding shouldn’t be an issue. Also would you recommend using two pieces of fabric for the backing? The best thing to do is to check your quilt for square as you are piecing it! . Silk batting in a lawn or voile quilt is like the lightest, drapieat quilt ever. The idea of using all the same material to build a quilt makes too much sense to me. My new favorite batting for hand quilting. Flannel won’t be any sturdier than 100% cotton batting, however it will be a lot thinner. In your experience which one beards the least of the wool batting? If you disable this cookie, we will not be able to save your preferences. The problem I had was with thread breaks while using it. Pingback: SQ Thoughts on Picking Shoes - Suzy Quilts, Pingback: Quilting Terms, Tools & Supplies - Suzy Quilts. That have said they want fluffy warm quilts. The Deluxe will be the heaviest.). Pingback: More Beginner Quilting Questions Answered: Part II - Suzy Quilts. I am going to make a baby quilt like I did for each of my own two children for my first grandchild. Or, I used to. Which would you say is the coolest batting to use as I live in a warm area of the country? I always stock up then – or use those 40% off coupons. It is also very difficult to roll or wad on the right side of the. Three things come to mind – 1. It drapes nicely and washes well though.). Any recommendations? I would suggest either Quilters Dream wool (which is puffy) or Quilters Dream Poly Deluxe. So I guess it’s kind of a lot like the kind of beard you were thinking of. This means how thick or thin your batting is. Stumbled across this in my research for my current quilt, and I’m so relieved to finally know what’s up! This type of batting is also easy to work with, and pretty low-maintenance. A double layer of Hobbs 80/20 and wool can give extra prominence to the quilted areas of your project. I mean, why are there so many different toothpaste options?! But the problem is that most soft fabrics are stretchy and that doesn’t sound conducive to quilting. I usually use a cotton 80/20 with scrim as that only needs quilting every 10″ and the quilting part is so very hard for me to do. Spray basting was making a mess in my house. Wow that stuff has gotten hard to find! One thing to consider is the printing on the t-shirts. If you want to provide your own batting, or upgrade to a different batting we offer, you can do that as well. The extra inches are your insurance policy that your back doesn’t suddenly become smaller than the front. I love it! If the fabric is prewashed, won’t the batting still shrink? But not the kind of beard you’re thinking of. Turns out Quilter’s Dream has a product specifically for this- called Angel: Is it okay to not use batting, I have a “Christmas quilt” made with flannel shirts and fleece as backing – I as thinking this ought to be warm enough as I plan to use it primarily as a “bedspread”. Hi Suzy, I am making your Indian summer quilt pattern for my granddaughter. Add this batting! Three years later and so much batting has escaped that quilt that I’m surprised there’s any left. I have a question. I love Low Melt Fiber which is commonly used as a binder fiber! Great! Any suggestions for a good batting? I will continue to stalk you. It’s lightweight and has a soft drape. Only had to change or clean it once. Check out the Quilting 101 tab for everything you need to know to start your first quilt! The backing fabric is Cuddle Luxe. To top that off, when I finished, I washed it to get the adhesive out and the thing started bearding. In the end, I ripped all of the layers apart and pin basted it. I packed a small backpack, waved goodbye to my husband and walked off into the distance with a single goal in mind, "Find the perfect batting or die trying.". Baste really really well. Thank you! “I always stock up then, or […], […] with the flower theme of many of the prints I used in the quilt top. OK, it’s a bit pricey, but you’re gonna spend weeks, maybe months working a quilt to cheap-out on the batting? My mom made three of my children warm, heavy quilts like this before she died. I have used bamboo batting and it is very lovely to quilt, both for hand quilting and for machine quilting. I’ve also bought it by the, Don’t forget to save your large batting scraps. With the Q 20 sit-down model free-motion quilting is child's play. I have some thoughts on batting that I’d like to share. Sounds super dreamy. That sounds weirdly AWESOME! But it does most of the work of making a quilt either soft and warm and cuddly, or wall hanging worthy. For those who like to shop online or only have access to big craft shops – this stuff is very easy to come by. 80% Cotton, 20% Polyester . Poly battings typically drape well too, so if you want that extra soft drape, it will be nice and cuddly right out of the bag. My quilt was machine quilted by Melissa from Sew Shabby […], […] quilt top with batting and backing and baste together. One reason a Long Arm Quilter requests the back to be 3-4″ larger than the quilt on all sides is because we usually attach the back at the top and the bottom, which usually takes up about 2″. After trying many types, Winline 6oz 100% bamboo is AMAZING! I love that stuff. Higher loft batting will be more expensive and “puff” batting will be clearly marked. I will use it again in my next quilt project . A 60/40 cotton poly blend would probably suit you best. Do you have any thoughts on fusible batting? PS I tried to post a photo, but couldn’t make to happen. Very helpful tutorial! Best for Hand Quilting: Pellon B-96 Bamboo Blend Quilt Batting. – Jean. New to sewing? - Suzy Quilts, Is Knit a 4-Letter Word? When it comes to picking your favorite batting, I advocate for trying out different brands and deciding for yourself what you like. Love your site. Bought my fabric and boning for mine a couple weeks and can't wait to make it!
Thanks for your awesome tutorial. I am considering bamboo but I find that most are sold with scrim. Does it beard? My quilt was actually one of yours—Chain Link—although a substituted a dark gray for the navy. Bamboo batting is the high-end batting option… for a reason. ), (Quick review for the newer crowd: What is Quilt Batting? Don’t touch that stuff. Have you used poly-blend with UNwashed cotton? Thanks for the info on batting. I’m usually not one to iron my batting before basting, but in this case either iron your batting, or throw them in the dryer for a quick tumble dry to loosen up any deep creases. Wondering what you think about polyester batting? Wool batting is ½" thick and resistant to creases. All three of these materials are going to shrink at different levels, which is bad. 100% cotton batting is a bit stiffer and needs to either be washed or used a lot before it’s drape mimics the cotton poly. Warm & Natural is very comparable to Pellon. Almost all of the bamboo batting that I’ve researched has other fibers- cotton or modal and tencel. I love all of the options, and I love that I know I can count on all of them being well-made.​. Pingback: The Truth About Black Batting: When & Why to Use It - Suzy Quilts, Pingback: 6 Tips for Straight Line Machine Quilting (a.k.a. Brand name matters, I recommend the one Hobby Lobby sells, blue can, use a coupon. So for batting I used polar fleece! I know this is an old post, but what you said about what they used to use reminded me. I like the puff but I don’t have enough experience to know when to use it. So, a nice compromise, if you want your sweet Valentine’s love quilt to last as long as your marriage (forever! Dedicated to quality and longevity. AND Get the pattern! Note: Quilting Batting prices that are listed are RETAIL. hahaha! I have more info on that in this blog post – https://suzyquilts.com/why-bamboo-batting-makes-the-perfect-summer-quilt/, Thank you for your comment, I appreciate the advice! I recently used silk batting for a throw quilt. Great article, thank you. I think poly batting has it’s place and in the end it’s about how you want the quilt to feel and how you will be using it. 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. Cons: Tends to shift when not densely quilted and ‘beard’ (which means the polyester fibers migrate through the fabric to the outside of the quilt). I’ve also bought it by the bolt from Overstock. I dont’ like My big dream is to raise alpacas and make quilt batting from their fleece. - Suzy Quilts. My wife and I are making one from Valentine themed specialty tea towels we’ve picked up over the years. I suffer from dust mite allergies and keep searching for the best option. Pingback: The 2 Absolute Best Pins for Quilting - Suzy Quilts. Think I got the answer… Sorry wasting your time. I have a long arm quilting machine and had a customer bring bamboo batting which was so soft to the touch and the look was very nice. Categories. Many quilters I know are all about Hobbs Heirloom wool when they go the wool route, and though it’s on the more expensive side, it’s so reliable, and drapes really well.​. Sometimes, it takes some experimentation to really get the hang of choosing batting (anyone have some weird batting results they want to share??) IKEA has nice fabric but limited variety. I tape my backing to a tabletop and spread the batting and top, then lift half at a time, starting in the middle, working outward. Kati has some great tips – I learned something new! I have read this before, but went back and read it again. It’s also beautiful to hand quilt through. If most are sold with scrim, there’s probably a good reason. Tames […], […] because they soften up a lot and have a more antiqued, crinkly look. However, there is a difference in the density. Is that a batting thing? I often use Pellon wool, it is light as a feather and not too warm. Such a good suggestion! My major beef with Pellon and Warm & White is that after years of getting them, I found both to be inconsistent and both actually seemed to be getting thinner with every passing year. Excellent quilt with great batting information. I’d say that you were just getting in touch with your inner quilt historian. That makes the dark colors look really vibrant and isn’t noticeable if it does migrate to the top. They’re all so thin and some are nearly see-thru! If you’ve used cotton batting they are likely to shrink slightly more. The one thing I think works in your favor is that your down comforter has already been quilted a bit – which means the feathers won’t all bunch at the bottom. I miss it, would love to try their cotton wool blend, but I have only seen it in a big roll and want to try before I buy a huge amount. have to think out of the box I guess. (Connecting Threads also has a helpful info page about what size and kind of batting you need.) Enjoy big quilting art work. Just curious. Washing the samples after quilting is a great idea. Are there restrictions to washing and drying quilts using wool batting such as dry cleaning or not putting it in the dryer? (the everyday part not the quilting greatness:) I love your blog and check in every morning with my coffee. The experience left me disappointed and a little bit frustrated. This brought back a memory of when I was in high school (decades ago) and making stuffed animals. How do you decide which color to use, particularly natural or white? 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. It’s pricy but I think it’s worth it in some cases (like baby quilts). Available by the roll. You can find out more about which cookies we are using or switch them off in settings. I am going to try it…it's thinner but we live in Houston so that might not be a, Actually, in order to go into my longarm quilting business, I had to send in batting samples to the State Laboratory in Reynoldsburg, Ohio and have them test the batting that I intended to use. Sometimes, these flecks can show through light-colored fabric, and with the crazy amount of white I use in my quilts, I have a strict “No Flecks Allowed” policy. I’d love to know if others have tried this or anything similar to make a true ‘scrap’ quilt. I am making a summer quilt for our bed and want it to be very lightweight. How to Sew with Knits! At Superior, we like to solve challenges. I’d like to quilt it by machine, but I’ve tried several battings and so far they all creep to the top – even when I change the tension. I thought this post was going to be about Halloween….bats….get it?! That’s a good option for keeping it light. The only time you need that is if you are sending it to a longarm quilter. Pingback: Is Knit a 4-Letter Word? Do you want the quilt to be soft and warm, or just heavy? If the quilts you’re trying to replicate feel heavy, you’ll probably want to use a relatively dense or thick batting. It also gives the perfect crinkle. sweet tutorial on how to baste a quilt, check out this post, Quilting on a Budget with Poly-Blend Batting, Why Wool Batting Makes the Warmest Quilts, Why Bamboo Batting Makes the Best Summer Quilts, Why Cotton Batting Is The Most Popular Choice For Quilters, Fusible Batting Tape: Why You Need It and How to Use It. Thanks for bringing it up! I will say that I’ve used poly batting for years, a high quality poly batt should not beard, I’ve never had an issue with bearding. Required fields are marked *. This can be somewhat annoying when working with a dark background fabric. or do you have other recommendations? How warm is the silk? I’d be curious to hear a success story about fusible batting…. I use two layers of warm and white batting all the time in my quilts. Pin the borders to each side, matching the three pins and the outside edges. We have WHOLESALE pricing available on batting. Any thoughts or tips on using two layers of batting? - Suzy Quilts, Pingback: 10 Fun & Free Scrap Quilt Patterns - Suzy Quilts, Pingback: Why Bamboo Batting Makes the Perfect Summer Quilt - Suzy Quilts, Pingback: Quilting Rotary Cutters: A Complete Guide - Suzy Quilts, I’ve recently heard about silk batting but know nothing about it. - Suzy Quilts. Recently I’ve gotten a little addicted to Quilter’s Dream Deluxe Poly. If so I’ve never used this before, which blend ratio do you reccomend for baby quilt. It came highly recommended and especially happy with how the bamboo feels and washes up . A tightly woven high quality fabric is your best choice for a quilt backing. A bamboo or bamboo blend is what you’re looking for! Cotton – Feels like a thick flannel. Thank you! Great question! Do you like the drape? This high-quality fabric is warm, durable and suitable for hand-quilting and machine-quilting. I always recommend 100% wool if you want to “show off” the quilting. Hi Suzy, Poly doesn't shrink at all so it doesn't crinkle, Check this unique article that they created http://www.rosemonttextiles.com/weldable-webbing/. The batting package instructions should say if it can be washed and dried. Don't Get Too Lofty. You can find Fusible Batting here. Another option if you want the quilt to be warm and snuggly is QD Wool. I always stock up then – or use those 40% off coupons. Pellon makes fusible seam tape – you use it to piece batting together – it’s super slick! First, basting the layers (quilt top, batting, and back) together in preparation for quilting. I really appreciate your writing as much as your helpful tips, knowledge and reviews. New quilter here. I actually put this in most of my quilts. If you’re looking for super soft fabric, though, try double gauze – https://suzyquilts.com/quilty-adventure-part-ii-sew-double-gauze/. My castle for a dense, heavier, low loft batting! Batting is a mine field. We have everything for longarm machine quilters! . It’s also expensive. There’s a lot of great info out there about the difference between batting’s, And I like natural fibers/supporting local wool industry, but would using a cotton/poly blend be better as it’s closer to the quilt-topper fiber content (100%cotton or cotton/poly blend t-shirts)? I’ve never used bamboo but now I’m intrigued. If you decide to go with a batting with scrim, it’s best to face it toward the back of your project.​ (You'll be able to feel the difference.). !
orr20004@msn.com. If you really want this quilt to be extra extra thick, you could double up on batting; however, I don’t think you’ll need to do that if you use the deluxe or the wool. Even the directions on 505 say ‘to remove adhesive – dry clean’. Great question! I switch up batting’s depending on whether the quilt is for cuddling or hanging on a wall. Even cotton thread can cause a quilt to shrink a little bit when washed. Any advice? Although cotton has a number of different sub-options, it’s a great choice for most quilting projects. I’ve spray basted in the past and have found pin basting to be the better option. Go for higher loft if you want a nice, puffy quilt with very visible quilting lines.​ However, keep in mind that if you get a high-loft batting it can look a bit dated – member those puffy Care Bear quilts from the 80s? Polyester batting options are often warmer – providing insulation without a lot of extra weight. Love following you and all the others in the group. Does it feel nice after washing? I designed a sunrise scene over an ocean and the fabric pieces are big. Superior Blog View Our Blog 0: Search Site . I have a weird batting story… I finished a quilt recently that I started over ten years ago when I was young and had no idea I was using too many colours. Since the finished Triangle Jitters throw is 54″ x 60″ you will have zero wiggle room on the top and bottom. Like all things cotton, we’re used to cotton shrinking a little bit. thanks for share..
. As always – feel free to weigh-in and share your thoughts in the comments. 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 ;). do you have any advice as far as batting is concerned? Thank you for the link to your article! Most packaged batting does not need to be prewashed and it should say so on the usage instructions. 3. Thank you so much. I plan on hand quilting this queen size quilt and need help choosing the right batting. This post is part of the original Beginning Quilt Series (or How to Make a Quilt from Start to Finish), but options have changed a little since that time and I wanted to update the post. The reason a back needs to be bigger is because you’re usually quilting from the top of the quilt and the batting and backing can shift slightly underneath. It’s amazing. It’s dreamy!”. Great coupons. Well, I guess I should admit that once I found Quilter’s Dream Bamboo batting I refuse to use any other brand, so maybe the other brands create lint? Enjoy big quilting art work. I don’t buy the think batting, so I’m not on the lookout for it very much. Does that sound right? I buy a roll of batting from overstock fast delivery and right to my door, Joann’s is still a quick and inexpensive place to get batting. I am making first (and probably only) quilt to replace a very old one on our king bed. Is this impossible to find? In other words the backing should be the biggest of the three layers. Take a look at this blog post for more details and some pictures – https://suzyquilts.com/why-cotton-batting-is-the-most-popular-choice-for-quilters/, Hi Suzy. Thanks. Regarding loft, when I started Quilting 20 years ago I remember 1/4 inch loft was desirable and easily available. Lots of Quilt Batting options are available by the roll (or off the bolt) or pre-packaged individual sizes. “Needle-punched makes hand quilting easy, it will not stretch, biodegradable, softer than 100% cotton.”. Softer than flannel? (I don’t machine-wash hand quilted quilts as […]. This is one of the ways I’m able to support myself and continue writing free content. I wonder why. I had to improvise because I am making it as a twin size. (wish I could remember the brand) Needless to say I was VERY disappointed. Most batting comes preshrunk, but yes, inevitably both the prewashed batting and prewashed fabric will still shrink a small amount on the second wash anyway. I think you would really notice it if you used a lot of dark fabric. Use a larger stitch length when quilting. I think a lot of quilters opt for cotton batting because it is the most prevalent in stores. I was very sneaky and intentional about not sharing a favorite. Maybe see if that helps? It’s soooo soft. And warm. The existence of silk batting is news to me! Oh, you’re wondering if I have any opinions about that? I think chemicals in the batting are probably fine since they won’t be directly touching skin, but when it comes to babies, never use a product that makes you uncomfortable. A rock steady pattern! And one more thing you may want to consider – I used a heavy-weight home dec fabric on the back of my placemats to give them a bit more heft and make them sturdier. Wool will never get fold lines or creases, even after months of being folded, which is pretty awesome for you quilters out there with stacks on stacks of quilts filling various corners of the living room. I just discovered your blog and I’m finding all sorts of useful information. It represents their type, weight, stitches per minute, throat space, and warranty. I found this information to be helpful as I have mainly used Hobbs batting or Warm & Natural from customers. If you are still liking it after all of that, get more! Wool, Bamboo and Silk have become more available in recent years. Allergies, anyone? No thank you, I ♥ my curved safety pins and I can remove them without professional help lol. Hi Suzy, I love your information. Yes, ma’am! It’s similar in quality, however BEWARE of natural dark cotton specks. Lint from bamboo? Dec 17, 2020 - Explore Lisa McCray's board "Quilt Batting", followed by 653 people on Pinterest. Know the Skinny on Scrim. Thanks for sharing your wisdom. Low loft batting is great for a flatter finish, where you want to show off your piecing more than your quilting lines (though if you are hand quilting, choose low loft no matter how amazing your stitches are… it’s just easier.) There is a wide variety of quilt battings available on the market. Another great thing about flannel is that you could get a flannel sheet that is large enough for the backing so you don’t need to piece it. Oh no! Quilt as desired. Thank you for your advise. If the price is a hinderance, maybe just get it for those very special quilts you know you’re going to spend some extra time on. I wish I had half that to choose from, we just don't have that many options here.
Hooter Hider…now that's a great name, congratulations on being featured at Sew Mama Sew. Has anyone found a problem with this wadding? That’s the only bamboo batting I use and it’s what’s featured in this post. If you are quilting it yourself, you do not need 4″ overhang on all sides of the quilt. Question for you — have you ever used any of the black quiltings? A cotton-poly blend with a wool on top? Does it still crinkle? Please do not reproduce or publish copies of my patterns and tutorials, but feel free to share the link to them! I’m a spinner as well as a quilter and I know there is a mill in Alberta that has wonderful wool batting but it isn’t easily washed. but know that you’re not alone! Either batting would be a great choice. Very useful info. I think it would be really difficult to quilt with a machine – especially a traditional sewing machine. I want it to be a heavier quilt. You can assume the batting is low loft unless it is otherwise stated. It's non-breathable but resists mold and mildew. FTC Disclosure: This blog accepts paid advertising and uses affiliate links for which I receive compensation. I have the Hobbs Polydown quilt batting. Did I miss the Warm and Natural? Thank you in advance. I didn’t read all the comments so I hope I’m not reasking a question?? We understand that matching the right needle style for your longarm machine can be confusing, given the number of different needles available. Any input on quilting very thick batting..1 1/2″ …and not on a square quilt.they are rather lima bean shaped. . I am new to quilting and still learning . What batting would you use between two layers of fleece? The loft is a little bit more than cotton. Sometimes I recommend products, and if you click on those links, I may earn a small commission. Most fabrics come 42-44″ wide which is perfect for baby or crib quilts. I’ve tried it, and messed it completely up. This is mandatory to keep the light from getting in the babies eyes and to help keep the heat in. The generous long arm depth and height provide ample space for managing your larger quilts. Their fabric quality has really improved. When inside quilts, this produces a soft, crinkly effect on your quilt surface, which some people like for comfy bedspreads, and others hate on their quilts-on-display.​, The drape of a 100% cotton batting quilt is a bit stiff at first and needs lots of snuggles before loosening up.​, ​(Pictured below is a free quilt pattern - click here!). I have hand embroidered 30 pre-pirnted panels for my first quilt. Hi! 5. If you haven’t tried wool batting yet, I suggest trying that before double layering. Good luck! 2) I read the customer comments about the orient blend bamboo batting and they mention “too much lint” – I guess this means during sewing? “Batting goes on sale often at the big box stores,” she says. HI again AMy,
I am so lazy… Just found some info on battings right here on your blog. Love the loft and weight. Polyester have always proved to be the best in producing fibers materials. Working on my first real quilt for me (having made many as gifts) and am already considering which batting to use – I want to try wool, but am worried it might be too ‘lofty’… personally, I like a fairly flat quilt finish. And what a wonderful dream it was! Batting does not qualify for free shipping offer. 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. hmmm…probably bamboo. Cotton […]. 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