Video: How to Choose Batting for Your Quilt – Quilted Joy Clubhouse Live!

"Quilted Joy Clubhouse - How to Choose Batting - February 5, 2020 1pm Eastern"

Did you catch our February 2020 Quilted Joy Clubhouse live online meeting? This month was all about how to choose batting! If you missed the livestream it’s available to watch (or re-watch) whenever you’d like. Find it on the Quilted Joy Youtube channel! Our main program for this month’s meeting was about how to choose the […]

The Quilted Joy Clubhouse is Back on Wed. Feb 5!

"Quilted Joy Clubhouse - How to Choose Batting - February 5, 2020 1pm Eastern"

The Quilted Joy Clubhouse took a break in January to recover from the holidays, but we are back! I hope you can join us at 1 pm Eastern on Wednesday February 5 for our online guild meeting. You can watch the live meeting in two different places. Members of the Quilted Joy Clubhouse can watch […]

Beginner’s Guide to Machine Quilting: Batting Fiber Types

Just as there are many choices when it comes to the fiber type you can choose for your thread, quilt batting comes in a variety of different fibers. You may have encountered 100% cotton batting and 100% polyester batting but there are many other fiber types to play with too. Heck, you can even find Alpaca batting! For this article we are going to talk about the most common types of batting and why you might choose one type over another.

In our previous articles we defined some of the terms you’ll hear in the batting world. Just as there are many choices when it comes to the fiber type you can choose for your thread, quilt batting comes in a variety of different fibers. Heck, you can even find Alpaca batting! For this article we […]

Beginner’s Guide to Machine Quilting: Batting Definitions Part 2

Beginner's Guide to Machine Quilting: Batting Definitions Part 2

In the last Beginner’s Guide to Machine Quilting post, I started talking about some common batting terms. Today I’ve got a few more terms you’ll often hear about batting. There are many different ways all the little fibers that make up a batting can be held together. There are different terms used to describe each […]

Beginner’s Guide to Machine Quilting: Batting Definitions Part 1

Beginner's Guide to Machine Quilting: Batting Definitions Part 1

My mother is not a quilter and she refers to the batting as “fluffy stuff”. I’ve stood at my school reunions trying to explain what I do as a machine quilter and find myself explaining a quilt like an oreo cookie where I’m responsible to marrying the front fabric and the back fabric with the […]