Tuesday Tip: Bamboo Batting

Arctic Bamboo Batting - Blend Queen Size 96 Wide

Looking for batting to use in your next quilt? Consider “Arctic Bamboo Batting” that we offer both by the metre or in a full roll. It comes in either 96 or 124″ widths and comes from a warehouse in Vancouver, BC.

Arctic Bamboo Batting is a natural fibre, of course which makes it breathable; warm in the winter and cool in the summer. It is easy to machine quilt through. This batting is 50% natural bamboo and 50% cotton–best of both worlds! It drapes well and is soft and supple. It has a right and wrong side to it and the wrong side should face down when you create your quilt sandwich. When you make your quilt you can stitch up to 8″ apart without fear of bunching or twisting.

We hope you will try Arctic Bamboo Batting the next time you are selecting quilt batting for your project. Happy stitching!

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6 thoughts on “Tuesday Tip: Bamboo Batting

    • Debbie, that’s a good question. Upon examination of your batting, you might want to see if one side over the reverse side appears smoother or has a different appearance. I don’t really concern myself too much with which side of the batting I have facing up, however, it’s completely up to you. I’ve never noticed a difference in batting effectiveness.

    • Uncle Allan, the queen size bamboo batting of the bolt is $16.98 per metre and the king size is $19.98 per metre as per the website. If you want a full bolt, we can help you with that too!

    • Marlene, that’s a good question. Upon examination of your batting, you might want to see if one side over the reverse side appears smoother or has a different appearance. I don’t really concern myself too much with which side of the batting I have facing up, however, it’s completely up to you.

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