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Quilters Dream 80/20 Select

It is made with 80% high grade long staple USA cotton fiber blended with 20% fine denier poly microfiber for a soft, silky batting that drapes beautifully and breathes well. The long staple cotton fiber reduces shrinkage and adds stability so that the stitches can be up to 8” apart. The poly microfibers add a loft and resistance to creases/wrinkles. There are no scrims, glues, or other binders to resist the needle, so this fine batting can be hand or machine quilted with ease. It is available in natural, white, and our exclusive “Dream Pink!”

  • Advantages

    • Some shrinkage (1-3%) for the slightly puckered look
    • Available in white, natural, and “Dream Pink” to support late stage breast cancer research
    • Can be stitched up to 8" apart!
    • Soft and silky, with an excellent drape that hugs and flows
    • Excellent for both hand and machine quilting
    • Wicks moisture away from the body to keep you cool in the summer
    • Breathable – there are no scims or other barriers that would inhibit airflow
    • Fine denier fibers bend when in contact with fabric, so they resist bearding
  • Disadvantages

    • Slight Shrinkage (1-3%) after washing in cool
    • Can hold a very slight crease over time (can be fluffed out in the dryer, though!)
    • Not a 100% natural product (some manmade fibers)
    • Not recommended for tied quilts
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