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Thread: Micro-wave safe batting

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    FYI - Just got a notice from a vendor yesterday, saying that the makers of Warm & Natural are coming out with a microwave safe batting (no resins that can scorch)... I think they had in mind the microwave potato bags and tortilla warmers that so many people are making.

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    I had read about this on their site... I was wondering what the difference in the batting would be. Thank you for letting us know it is the resins :D:D:D

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    Thanks for the heads up!!! :D

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    Oh, potato bags, gotcha. When I saw the title I was thinking, "Who the heck puts a quilt in the microwave?!" Of course this questioning is coming from a woman who's husband recently put his tennis shoe in the microwave. Don't ask but I will say it stinks REALLY bad!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rachelcb80
    Oh, potato bags, gotcha. When I saw the title I was thinking, "Who the heck puts a quilt in the microwave?!" Of course this questioning is coming from a woman who's husband recently put his tennis shoe in the microwave. Don't ask but I will say it stinks REALLY bad!
    I thought the same thing. Batting in the microwave??? Now I understand.

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    I thought that I was reading it wrong too!! :oops: :oops: What kind of new fangled thing have them come up with now?? :roll: I use moist paper towels, but I would be willing to help save the planet by using the new batting in a tortilla warming bag! :wink: Thanks for sharing! :D

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    LOL, i had heard of putting batting in dryer to fluff it, i was thinking, wouldn't batting be too big for the microwave?
    thanks for clearing it up, think i will go get some more coffee.

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    When I first read, I was wondering "why in the world would anyone put batting in a micro". Now it makes sense. But it did cause me to pause and think. :-P

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    The scrim is what could catch on fire in the microwave. All cotton batting has a very thin layer of poly, called scrim, on the outside. Unless it says organic, cotton batting will have the scrim even if it's labeled 100% cotton. The scrim is so thin the poly doesn't have to be counted as a %. This new cotton batting will have no scrim.

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    Hospitals put warming blankets in the microwave all the time. No reason to think you couldn't do that at home as well. Nice to know you really can't right now!!

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    You could put a baby quilt in the microwave to warm it, just don't cook it as long a you would a potato. LOL

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rachelcb80
    Oh, potato bags, gotcha. When I saw the title I was thinking, "Who the heck puts a quilt in the microwave?!" Of course this questioning is coming from a woman who's husband recently put his tennis shoe in the microwave. Don't ask but I will say it stinks REALLY bad!
    Really? Ewww, what was he doing? Killing germs? I am still laughing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Favorite Fabrics
    FYI - Just got a notice from a vendor yesterday, saying that the makers of Warm & Natural are coming out with a microwave safe batting (no resins that can scorch)... I think they had in mind the microwave potato bags and tortilla warmers that so many people are making.
    Are you going to be selling it?

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    this got my attention too...I am thankful I read it....
    Always something new...
    But I would really like to hear the tennis shoe story...Did you have to buy a new microwave ??
    p38flygirl

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    Okay the tennis shoe story;

    My crazy husband had these pair of shoes and on one of them the rubber sole had peeled off. He had put that shoe on without the sole and commented how comfortable it was. He wanted the other one like that too but couldn't get the sole off. He came up with the brillant idea that if he put the shoe in the microwave for a little bit it would loosen the glue and he could peel the sole off. I told him not to do it because it would stink but of course he didn't listen. It stunk so bad we had to just open up the whole house and leave for a few hours. My microwave stunk for days!

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    Oh....the things that our dear hubbys do....
    p38flygirl

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    That is good to hear. They listen to what we want.

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    You guys are a scream.

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