What does bonded quilt batting mean?
Bonded batting has a light adhesive on both sides to hold fibers together. This helps so the batting won’t shift or beard. Bearding is when batting fibers push through the fabric. Fusible batting contains a fusible web so you can baste layers together.
Where is Hobbs batting made?
Hobbs Batting is made in the U.S.A. We are a Canadian quilt shop and ship from Vancouver, B.C.
Is fiber fill the same as batting?
Fiberfill is a manufactured fiber used heavily in skiwear, coats, and many household items. Batting/Fiberfill is a non-woven construction; before manufactured batting was available, people made batting at home. The most common preferred fiber was cotton, with worn out quilts used as batting.
What is bonded polyester batting?
Thermal bonded batting is manufactured using a heat process to bond fibers together without the use of acrylic resin. These products are non allergenic and will not support the growth of mold or mildew. They can be laundered or dry cleaned with no shrinkage.
What is the difference between wadding and batting?
Wadding and batting are the same thing – the only real difference is regional language difference. The term wadding is more widely used in the UK while it’s more-often called batting in the US.
What does fiber batting mean?
Natural fiber battings are breathable, making them different than synthetic fibers such as polyester. Natural fiber battings are also not sensitive to heat and are less flammable. Having the ability to absorb moisture, cotton battings give cooling comfort in the summer while affording natural warmth during the winter.
Can you quilt with polyester batting?
Polyester – Pros: Less expensive, lightweight but very durable. The Low Loft options are better for hand-quilting, doesn’t need to be quilted as closely together. The Highest Loft polyester batting is good for a thicker quilt – probably easiest to tie.
Can you use flannel as a batting?
I just used flannel as the batting for the quilt I recently posted. I LOVE how it turned out. It’s light but drapey. I bought 100% cotton white flannel and washed it prior to quilting and it did shrink quite a bit on that first washing, so buy at least 1/3 more than you need.
Where can I buy Hobbs Bonded Fibers in Canada?
Now you can have Hobbs Bonded Fibers at the best price in Canada right here in Calgary, Alberta. As a locally created company we source, ship and distribute Hobbs Bonded Fibers with the most competitive prices on the market.
Why choose answerhobbs Bonded Fibers?
Hobbs Bonded Fibers has been committed to quilters and the quilting arts since 1978. By staying in constant contact with our customers, we strive to be the highest quality provider of quilt batting and the industry leader in product development.
What is happyhobbs Bonded Fibers?
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Why choose bedhobbs for your quilt batting?
Hobbs manufactures the most complete line of quilt batting (wadding), pillow inserts and fiberfill in the industry. Our diverse manufacturing processes allow us to have capabilities that are the most sophisticated in our industry, thus guaranteeing the finest quality and service possible.