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Old 02-04-2016, 07:05 PM
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Does anyone know if you can use regular 100% batting in place of the batting that is made for the microwave bowls. Is there any difference? I know it has to be all cotton as polyester will melt in the microwave. Just wondering if there is any difference.
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I made the potato bags and microwave bowls with regular 100% batting. They are fine. I think they use regular 100% cotton batting and just put it in a bag labeled "for microwave".
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Old 02-04-2016, 07:54 PM
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Thanks, that is what I thought but wanted to be sure .
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Old 02-04-2016, 08:33 PM
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I used regular 100%cotton bat and just doubled it to make it more heat resistant.
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Old 02-05-2016, 12:08 AM
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I've read that the scrim used in some cotton batts makes it unusable in the microwave. This includes Warm and Natural.
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I don't put my fabric bowl in the microwave. I slide the heated bowl into my fabric bowl when warm. Thick I am as I never thought about putting the fabric bowl into the microwave. My way works for me so will keep doing it my way.
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Old 02-05-2016, 04:50 AM
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Just remember that warm & natural is not 100% cotton. The batt is, but there's a polyester scrim that's used to stabilize it and it will melt. Their 100% cotton batt is Warm & Plush. Don't know about the other brands.
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Old 02-05-2016, 05:22 AM
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You can purchase batting without scrim for microwave bowls. 100% cotton without scrim.
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As others have said, just make sure it is 100 % cotton batting.
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Old 02-05-2016, 10:26 AM
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I put just cotton batting in the microwave and it did burn. Please test it before you decided to sew a bowl.
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