Free Guide: 10 Tips for Selecting the Perfect Quilt Batting

Your quilt batting plays a huge role in its finished appearance. It’s also a big factor in how easily your quilt runs through the machine or how easy or difficult it is to hand-quilt. After all the hard work you’ve put into piecing your quilt top, choosing the right batting is vital. Luckily, our new downloadable guide walks you through the selection process from start to finish.

What our comprehensive quilt batting guide covers:

  • Package or Roll: Understand the benefits of packaged versus rolled batting and how to make the best choice for your project’s needs.
  • Price Point: Learn how to balance quality and affordability, ensuring your quilts are both beautiful and budget-friendly.
  • Fiber Selection: Dive into the world of natural and synthetic fibers to create quilts that suit any season or purpose.
  • Loft Levels: Master the art of selecting the right loft for your quilting style, whether you prefer high loft for comforters or low loft for antique-inspired creations.
  • Brand Varieties: Navigate through different batting brands to find the perfect match for your specific project requirements.
  • Sample Testing: Take advantage of free or low-cost batting samples to experiment with quilting ease and overall quality.
  • Fusible Batt for Small Projects: Discover the convenience of fusible batting for crafting placemats, mug rugs, and other small quilted items.
  • Black Batting for Dark Quilts: Learn the secret to minimizing bearding in dark-colored quilts with the use of black batting.
  • Piecing Together: Explore creative ways to utilize leftover batting pieces by piecing them together for larger projects.
  • Row Distance Considerations: Understand the importance of row distance when selecting batting and how it impacts the overall quilt design.

Learn about all this in more in this new quilting guide. Click the button below to download your free copy! Happy quilting!

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29 Responses to “Free Guide: 10 Tips for Selecting the Perfect Quilt Batting”

  1. Vicki

    New to quilting. Not sure the type of batting to use and also binding info.

  2. Barbara R. Madison

    Information to help me chose the correct batting would be great

  3. Sheila Green

    looking forward to reading the guide

  4. cathy.lawley

    Anxious for the information but the download button doesn't seem to be working?

  5. Pat larson

    New to quilting, need help.

  6. Michele

    I would love assistance in deciding what batting to use!!

  7. Karen J Yee

    I have a limited supply of batting in my small town. A lovely little quilting store with only a few types of batting and Wal-Mart with a few types of battings only too. I'm wondering if I'm going to have to order batting.

  8. Debbie Roberts

    Thank you for the opportunity of the free eBook. This will be so helpful

  9. Debby

    Great site

  10. Deborah Kitchen

    Thank you.