In this Creative Living segment Judy Novella, marketing manager for Fairfield Processing, discusses Bamboo-based crafting products with host Sheryl Borden. Additionally polycarbon fibers in synthetic batting are petroleum based and environmentally unfriendly. Dream Orient's natural environmentally friendly fibers are carded, crosslapped and finely needlepunched to bring you the most desirable qualities of … Made this for my first great-granddaughter. Go! It was not bearding. It’s about knowing what features you need right now and anticipating how you will grow. Stitch Up a Heart Quilt Pattern from These Tempting Designs, 45% Natural Bamboo Fiber, 45% Staple Cotton Fiber and 10% Non-Woven Polypropylene Reinforcement. I always soak and air dry the batting before use as the label suggests. The fabrics and threads that you choose to use may affect the outcome in regards to shrinkage overall. I decided to make a small baby bib out of each batting to test them out. When I gave it to my longarm quilter, there was no problem. Renewable resource. I did not have any bearding problems. as organic bamboo base. See how it is used here: 2. You’ll find that batting comes in white, cream, natural, and black colors. Price. $32.50 $ 32. I decided to try the bamboo/cotton batting for a wedding quilt. I have not found specific washing or preshrinking instructions...yet. Bamboo can grow to full size in just 3-4 months, compared to standard trees which can take 30+ years to grow. Some bamboo products are made using synthetic additives, such as glues and coatings, or processing chemicals, for example in viscose- and pulp-making. Bamboo batting has inherent antibacterial properties! A Kyoto 50-50 Cotton/Bamboo batting is one of my favorites for hand quilting. I'm finding it to be very linty. Among a number of other qualities it is also antibacterial. Bamboo batting is a great investment if you’re working on a gorgeous, heirloom, keep-it-forever type of quilt… or if you’re just flush with cash and like soft cuddly things. Product Options. Bamboo owns a unique anti-bacterial ability. In our 50/50 bamboo and cotton we use only Ultraclean® cotton which is tested for harmful substances and certified OEKO-Tex standard 100 as being 100% natural cotton. I have used Bamboo Batting for machine quilting. I do the piecing and send the quilts out to be quilted (someone I know has a long arm quilting machine - I can't afford one). stated that it is not needed and also that it will only shrink 1% in cold wash/air dry and 3% in warm wash/warm dry once the quilt is completed and laundered. Bamboos also serve as decorative plants, the source of tender shoots used in Chinese cuisine, and a primary subject of many Chinese artworks. But the real question is: How is bamboo forging a path towards a world where harvesting does not leave this planet with mass amounts of environmental damage? It dries quickly after washing, and doesn’t allow mold or mildew to form. I had no problem with pilling what so ever. Bamboo Blend Batting has a soft, silky hand and some naturally anti-microbial properties. A customer brought me the bamboo/cotton blend packaged batting thats available at Joanns. Click here for all the other quilt fabrics shared on this site. I wanted to compare how each batting felt, what the loft was like and how it looked when quilted. Winline 100% Bamboo; Winline 6oz 100% Bamboo 6oz; Winline 50/50 % Bamboo; POLYESTER … It's machine washable with 2-3% shrinkage. Fortius Bamboo is 122% harder than Tasmanian Oak and out performs just about every wood in the market. Bamboo is best known for its hard stems (culms) that are used in place of wood for a variety of applications, including furniture, scaffolding, flutes, fence posts, flooring, and even bicycle frames. Bamboo Batting - Crib 45 in x 60 in. 3 > Thread Tools 05-29-2015, 08:23 PM #1 audsgirl. This wonderful 100% bamboo batting is luxuriously soft and supple to the touch, with excellent loft and its thin scrim makes it perfect for machine quilting. Try it....I know you'll love it. Matilda39;s Own Premium Bamboo Quilt Batting Wadding Cream - per metre . The smooth silkiness of lawn makes an amazing pair when it gets together with breathable, silky bamboo batting. I just bought some bamboo batting - it seems really nice and soft, with a fairly low loft, which I like. Because they are more durable.. But,I am guessing they don't drive balls as far as maple & ash bats;Which is why they don't use them in real games. Winline carries the best bamboo batting for you—and our planet. The bamboo fiber is advisable for those with sensitive skin. It’s soooo soft. Bamboo batting was introduced to the market just over a decade ago and has been gaining in popularity ever since. COTTON BATTING . Bamboo's Strength Comes From Being Hard. Join Date: Jan 2011. 100% Bamboo Batting has many benefits over alternatives! Super Member. Winline 100% Bamboo - this batting is 4 oz of Bamboo Winline's New 6 oz Bamboo - a slightly thicker and softer batting than the 100% Bamboo. The hand of the finished quilt is wonderfully soft. It does seem to drape nicely, and it feels soft and … I'm making a quilt for my sister and am using a bamboo batting. It drapes soooo nicely. Bamboo is a highly sustainable plant. Having always been a big fan of W&N - I've now switched to Bamboo - this is THE best batting for hand quilting I've ever ever tried - I very seriously doubt I'll ever use anything else again. $48.95 $ 48. Although it can shatter, it’s still a durable choice or your games. 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