I’m making place mats, what type of batting do I need?
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If you want your place mats to be heat resistant- you can use heat resistant batting. Otherwise, you can use thin cotton, polyester, or a cotton/poly blend.
If you need some more information about making your own place mats, our sister site National Sewing Circle, has a few helpful videos: Serge Along Placemats and Sewing Placemats Personalized with Photos
Hope this helps,
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Thank you for sharing the different types of batting and the information of each one
I personally feel cotton should be used, no polyester. That way, if anything hot gets set on it, there is no risk of damage. Many of us heat leftovers on a plate in micro, take to table and eat. Plate will be hot, maybe damage poly batting.
what would be a quality batting for placemats that does not make fabric wrinkle
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warm and nature too heavy for placemats ?
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