Padding thickness and uses in quilting


Dreamer, today we will talk a little bit about the padding thickness and its uses in quilting projects.

There are different measurements for the padding for quilting or frieze.

Next, we will show their classification and their recommended uses.

Get the right thickness for each of your projects, and know the classification of thicknesses and recommended uses in the following tables.

Let's start! Padding thickness and uses in quilting:

1. Low and medium frieze

It’s easy to work with, providing a flat finish with little definition to your quilting lines.


You can use it in projects that require stability without any additional thickness, such as:

  • Some wall tapestry or placemats
  • Table runners
  • Making garments or bags

2. High and extra high frieze

Many quilters use the higher backfill for puffy fabric quilts, where quilting stitches are the main feature.


They work best for quilts, although they are more challenging to sew by machine.

Note: Measurements of padding thickness and uses in quilting depend on the quilting type.

Now you know the more used padding thicknesses for quilting projects. Don’t wait longer and start using the correct thicknesses your quilt requires.

See you in the next post with more information, and if this post likes you, tell us in the comments; we would love to know your opinion.

Bye for now!

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