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Old 06-27-2015, 01:49 AM
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Can anyone tell me the quilting distance for this? I have been given some NU Wool 60/40 wool/poly but no instructions regarding safe quilting distance. I have tried googling the product but have not been able to find any answers.
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Old 06-27-2015, 02:15 AM
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Not sure but to be safe I would go with about 4" quilting distance. My wool battings often require 4" and the poly 4"-6" unless it has scrim. I'm assuming there is no scrim in this batting. If there is scrim you can increase that, 6"-8".
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I've never heard of a wool/poly blend. That would just have to be best of both worlds.
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I'd love to find some of that too! I've used 60/40 cotton/polyester & really liked that, but I agree with mea12- a 60/40 wool/poly would be the best of both worlds!
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I haven't heard of this blend either but to be safe I would also quilt with a distance of no more than 4".
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Old 06-27-2015, 06:40 AM
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I checked out Australian 60/40 wool poly battings and see this ladies blog, it's interesting but doesn't give the density. http://lindasteelequilts.blogspot.ca...ting-test.html

This site carries it, but can't see the quilting requirement looking through it quickly. http://www.johnwattssewing.com.au/st...r-wadding.html

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