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Below is a selection of our most popular waddings. In case you were wondering, batting is what Americans call wadding - it's the same stuff!

Most wadding is made with either cotton or polyester or a mixture of the two. Some waddings have fibres punched through a woven scrim layer, which gives them extra strength and allows quilting distances to be increased but they tend to be slightly stiffer (less drapey) than waddings without scrim and are more difficult to pierce with a sewing needle: for hand sewing we therefore recommend wadding without a scrim. Polyester waddings tend to have more loft and are easier to wash and dry than cotton waddings but the extra thickness and "bounce" makes precise quilting a bit more difficult. We always recommend natural cotton wadding for quilts intended for babies.

Because wadding is so bulky it has to be shipped as a parcel so we despatch all wadding orders using Royal Mail's Second Class 'Signed For' service.

If you need more than one piece of wadding, please phone the shop to place your order: 01629 825936.


Warm Company Warm & Natural Cotton Quilt Wadding

Warm Company Warm & Natural quilt wadding

Warm & Natural is one of the finest needle-punched cotton wadding available! Made using selected natural cotton from the USA, which has never been washed or bleached with harsh chemicals and is therefore kinder to the environment and to your quilt.

Fiber Content: 87.5% Natural Cotton & 12.5% Polypropylene (Scrim)

Quilting Distance: Quilt or tie up to 10 inches (25cm) apart

Pre-washing: Pre-washing is not necessary

Washing Instructions: Once quilted, machine wash your finished quilt in cold water. 3% shrinkage can be expected in the first wash with cold water. To achieve an antique puckered look use warm water for 5% shrinkage. Can be tumble dried on low heat.

Piece size: 45 x 45 inches (115 x 115cm)

Price: £7.95

Piece size: 45 x 60 inches (115 x 150cm)

Price: £10.75

Piece size: 90 x 78 inches (230 x 200cm)

Price: £28.00

Piece size: 90 x 90 inches (230 x 230cm)

Price: £32.25

Piece size: 90 x 108 inches (230 x 275cm)

Price: £38.50

 

Warm Company Warm & Natural Cotton Quilt Wadding

Warm Company Warm & White quilt wadding

Warm & White is the Warm Company's second best seller after Warm & Natural. This wadding, however, is made with bleached cotton fibres and is ideal for mostly white or brightly coloured quilts.
Both Warm & Natural and Warm & White are 4 oz. per square yard but Warm & White feels a little less lofty and has little to no measureable shrinkage in a cold or warm water wash after quilting. When looking for a finished quilt that will remain pristine without puckering around your quilted lines, Warm & White is the perfect choice!

Fiber Content: 87.5% Natural Cotton & 12.5% Polypropylene (Scrim)

Quilting Distance: Quilt or tie up to 10 inches (25cm) apart

Pre-washing: Pre-washing is not necessary

Washing Instructions: Once quilted, machine wash your finished quilt in cold water. 3% shrinkage can be expected in the first wash with cold water. To achieve an antique puckered look use warm water for 5% shrinkage. Can be tumble dried on low heat.

Piece size: 45 x 45 inches (115 x 115cm)

Price: £7.95

Piece size: 45 x 60 inches (115 x 150cm)

Price: £10.75

Piece size: 90 x 78 inches (230 x 200cm)

Price: £28.00

Piece size: 90 x 90 inches (230 x 230cm)

Price: £32.25

Piece size: 90 x 108 inches (230 x 275cm)

Price: £38.50

 

Warm Company Soft & Bright Polyester Quilt Wadding

Warm Company Soft & Bright quilt wadding

Soft & Bright undergoes the same manufacturing process as Warm & Natural but consists of premium grade polyester fibers, needle-punched into a strong paper thin base material that holds the fibers in place, keeping the wadding even and consistent. The high quality polyester fiber is soft and fluffy to the touch. This wadding contains no glues, resins or silicone. 

Fiber Content: 100% Polyester with scrim.

Quilting Distance: Quilt or tie up to 10 inches (25cm) apart.

Pre-washing: Pre-washing is not necessary.

Washing Instructions: Once quilted, machine wash your finished quilt in warm water. The wadding will not shrink but your fabric might. Can be tumble dried on low heat.

Pre-packed Piece:
Size: 45 x 60 inches (115 x 150cm)

Price: £7.00

 

Warm Company Warm 80 -20 Quilt Wadding

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80% Natural Clean Cotton + 20% Polyester - Zero Glue! Warm 80/20 is completely clean, natural cotton fiber blended with new pillow-soft, resilient polyester fibers, evenly layered and needle punched into a lightweight, stable 100% cotton scrim. The 100% cotton scrim holds the fiber permanently in place. Your quilting experience is soft with no chemical odor.

Fiber Content: 100% Polyester with scrim.

Quilting Distance: Quilt or tie up to 10 inches (25cm) apart.

Pre-washing: Pre-washing is not necessary but may be pre-washed by HAND. DO NOT machine wash before quilting.

Washing Instructions:Once quilted, machine wash and dry your finished quilt in cold water. 3% shrinkage can be expected in the first wash with cold water.

Pre-packed Piece:

Size: 55 x 60 inches (140 x 150cm)

Price: £12.75

 

Hobbs Heirloom Premium 80 - 20 Blend Quilt Wadding

Hobbs Heirloom quilt wadding

Heirloom® premium 80/20 cotton blend is popular because it offers more loft and less weight than traditional cotton battings. It is made with 80% natural cotton & 20% fine polyester. It is needle punched and spray bonded for strength and durability.

Fiber Content: 80% Natural Cotton & 20% Polyester with scrim.

Quilting Distance: Quilt or tie up to 4 inches (10cm) apart.

Pre-washing: Pre-washing is not necessary.

Washing Instructions: Once quilted, machine wash and dry your finished quilt in cold water. 3% shrinkage can be expected in the first wash with cold water. To achieve an antique puckered look use warm water for 5% shrinkage.

Piece size: 45 x 45 inches (115 x 115cm)

Price: £6.25

Piece size: 45 x 60 inches (115 x 150cm)

Price: £7.75

Piece size: 90 x 78 inches (230 x 200cm)

Price: £19.95

Piece size: 90 x 90 inches (230 x 230cm)

Price: £24.50

Piece size: 90 x 108 inches (230 x 275cm)

Price: £27.50

 

Bosal Katahdin Autumn 100% Cotton Quilt Wadding

Katahdin autumn quilt wadding

Katahdin, pronounced "kuh-TAH-din" is produced in Maine USA and is a dense but soft and smooth, 100% natural cotton wadding with no scrim. Katahdin Autumn is a 4oz (112g) premium wadding, which drapes beautifully and is ideal for hand quilting.

Fiber Content: 87.5% Natural Cotton & 12.5% Polypropylene (Scrim).

Quilting Distance: Quilt or tie up to 10" apart.

Pre-washing: Pre-washing is not necessary.

Washing Instructions: Once quilted, machine wash and dry your finished quilt in cold water. 3% shrinkage can be expected in the first wash with cold water. To achieve an antique puckered look use warm water for 5% shrinkage.

Piece size: 45 x 45 inches (115 x 115cm)

Price: £9.25

Piece size: 45 x 60 inches (115 x 150cm)

Price: £12.00

Piece size: 90 x 78 inches (230 x 200cm)

Price: £32.00

Piece size: 90 x 90 inches (230 x 230cm)

Price: £37.00

Piece size: 90 x 108 inches (230 x 275cm)

Price: £44.00

 


Bosal Katahdin Winter 100% Polyester Quilt Wadding

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Katahdin, pronounced "kuh-TAH-din" is produced in Maine USA. Katahdin Winter is a luxurious, lofty, 4.5oz (125g) wadding, which drapes beautifully and is ideal for hand quilting.

Fiber Content: 100% Polyester.

Quilting Distance: Quilt or tie up to 6" apart.

Pre-washing: Pre-washing is not necessary.

Washing Instructions: Once quilted, machine wash and dry your finished quilt in cold water. 3% shrinkage can be expected in the first wash with cold water. To achieve an antique puckered look use warm water for 5% shrinkage.

Pre-packed piece:
Size: 45 x 60 inches (115 x 150cm)

Price: £12.00

 


Bosal In-R-Form Sew-in Polyester Foam Interfacing

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Bosal In-R-Form sew-in foam interfacing.

Fiber Content: Die clickable foam laminated to brushed polyester.

Use: For stiffening bags and other craft projects.

 

Pre-packed piece:
Size: 18 x 58 inches (45 x 140cm)

Price: £8.50

 


ByAnnie's Soft and Stable Sew-in Polyester Foam Interfacing

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ByAnnie's Soft and Stable sew-in foam interfacing.

Fiber Content: White polyester fabric to each side of white polyester foam.

Use: For stiffening bags and other craft projects.

 

Pre-packaged 4 pieces:
Size: 13.5 x 18.5 inches (34.5 x 47cm)

Price: £13.50

 

 

 

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