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Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Quilters Dream 80/20 Batting

QUILTERS DREAM 80/20 BATTING

 
Quilters Dream 80/20 is our newest Dream Batting, which debuted at Spring Quilt Market 2016.  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!”


 
Dream Pink is an 80/20 Dream Batting made with pink poly microfibers to support breast cancer.  Quilters Dream Batting donates 10% of the wholesale sale of Dream Pink to late stage metastatic breast cancer research.  Our pink poly microfibers are extruded pink so the color will not run or bleed, and the pink fibers lends a fabulous blush pink coloring to batting.





Advantages:
  • Minimal 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. (Not recommended for tied quilts)
  • 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 poly fibers bend when in contact with fabric, so they resist bearding


 
All of our battings are proudly made in the USA. 
Each batting is hand cut and hand inspected to insure superb quality is consistency.  Quilters Dream is not sold in big box discount stores and always encourage our customers to support their locally owned quilt shop or quilting business!  There are a lot of advantages to using Quilters Dream Batting and with the wide variety of lofts, fibers, colors& sizes available, we hope that you find the choices to be to your advantage when choosing the perfect type of batting for your quilted treasure!


Also try:
Dream Cotton, 100% cotton batting with no scrim glues or binders
Dream Poly, 100% poly microfibers that mimic cotton in feel and breathability
Dream Angel, made 100% from flame retardant fibers
Dream Blend, 70% cotton and 30% poly with a light scrim stabilizer
Dream Green, made 100% from recycled bottles
Dream Orient, a luxurious blend of cotton, bamboo, botanic Tencel, and silk
Dream Puff, a warm and cozy polyester with 1/3-1/2” of loft
Dream Wool, a thermally bonded cuddly wool batting with 1/3-1/2” of loft
Dream Fusion, a one sided fusible batting excellent for small quilts and crafts




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