Quilting materials


In this post, we will talk about the different types of quilting materials you can use in your quilting projects. Let’s start to know them.

Each of these quilting materials has its advantages. and disadvantages. In each photo, you will find the details about them.

Wadding. 80% cotton 20% polyester.

It has a very similar contact to the 100% cotton wadding. And is very practical for both machine and hand quilting.


100% cotton Wadding.

The cotton wadding 100% has a pleasant and soft touch; it’s thinner and denser than synthetic wadding. It’s suitable for machine quilting, but it costs more work than hand quilting.

Wool wadding.

It’s used to keep warm and has more body than other waddings. It’s more challenging to sew by hand, and its price doubles compared to other waddings.



Felt always is a good alternative for quilting; it’s thin, easy to handle, and economical. It’s made of different compacted fibers and can be used for machine or hand quilting.

100% polyester Wadding.

This type of wadding is thicker and fluffier but is not as soft to the touch as cotton. It’s a good choice for hand quilting. It has different weights, from 80g to 200g, the thickest.


Dreamer, we hope this post has helped you so much, and if you like it, show us in the comments how you apply this information in your following quilting projects.

Don’t forget to visit our other posts, because there you can find more tips or information about how to sew with different kinds of fabrics or accessories for your projects!

See you in another post with more facts for you to know them. Bye for now!

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