Go Back  Quiltingboard Forums > Main
Question about Warm and Natural batting >

Question about Warm and Natural batting

Question about Warm and Natural batting

Old 06-11-2018, 03:53 PM
  #1  
Super Member
Thread Starter
 
quiltlady1941's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Illinios
Posts: 1,248
Default Question about Warm and Natural batting

I haven't used Warm and Natural batting very much, all the other times I bought the stuff on the roll and had them cut off what I needed.
This time I bought the Warm and Natural in a package from JoAnn's
When I opened it there was a unpleasant smell.. I put it in my dryer with some fabric sheets, it was wrinkled so I thought this would help with that and the smell...

I started quilting my lap quilt and have it about half done and notice the smell is still there.. not as bad but still there..It has been raining for a few days and things are real damp, i thought that may be why the smell came back..

Anyone have this happen with Warm and Natural? Will the smell go away?
Should I wash the quilt when it is done? It is a gift and I didn't want the quilt to look like it was a used one..Thanks for you help...
quiltlady1941 is offline  
Old 06-11-2018, 04:19 PM
  #2  
Senior Member
 
ArlaJo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: Tacoma WA
Posts: 375
Default

I use Warm and Natural all the time and I've never had an issue.
ArlaJo is offline  
Old 06-11-2018, 05:44 PM
  #3  
Super Member
 
maryb119's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Iowa
Posts: 7,536
Default

I use Warm and Natural all the time....no problems.
maryb119 is offline  
Old 06-11-2018, 06:31 PM
  #4  
Super Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2013
Location: Houston, TX
Posts: 6,683
Default

I've used W&N 3 times in the last few months and haven't noticed any smell. I just unpackage, fluff in the dryer and use.
cashs_mom is offline  
Old 06-11-2018, 06:38 PM
  #5  
Super Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2013
Posts: 9,268
Default

I only use Warm & Natural . Never had a bad smell to it. I always wash and dry my quilts before giving them. I want to make sure there are no marks or dog hairs on it, that it smells fresh, and so tgat the recipient won’t be shocked when the quilt looks crinkled after they wash it.
zozee is offline  
Old 06-11-2018, 07:29 PM
  #6  
Super Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2018
Location: Philomath, Oregon
Posts: 2,013
Default

I use warm and natural too, no issues. Maybe you got a bad batch? I would wash it before gifting.
PamelaOry is offline  
Old 06-12-2018, 02:51 AM
  #7  
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Newnan, Georgia
Posts: 630
Default

The smell could have come from the plastic bag it came in. Never has a problem with W&N.
Eva Knight is offline  
Old 06-12-2018, 02:52 AM
  #8  
Super Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Portage, Michigan
Posts: 3,905
Default

I noticed a chemical smell in my last package of W&N too. (Purchased in the last month) This was a new experience. I have used it for about 10 years and have been very pleased and no smell problems. If it happens again, I will return it. The smell did dissipate, but who wants to smell chemicals while they are sewing.
WMUTeach is offline  
Old 06-12-2018, 03:22 AM
  #9  
Super Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Central NJ
Posts: 5,406
Default

Originally Posted by Eva Knight View Post
The smell could have come from the plastic bag it came in. Never has a problem with W&N.
I suspect it was/is the packaging as well. I bought a roll and have it standing on end in my sewing room - for a long time now, lol - and have never noticed any odors.
NJ Quilter is offline  
Old 06-12-2018, 03:26 AM
  #10  
Power Poster
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Northern Michigan
Posts: 12,439
Default

Every single quilt I make is laundered as the final step to completion. I’ve never had one look ( used) when I gifted it, sold it or donated it. I launder them to remove any starch, oils from handling, markings, and to make sure all is secure and correct. If any issue should arise I want to be able to fix it before it leaves me, I don’t want the recipient to be stressed over something that happens when they launder it the first time that I could have found and fixed.
ckcowl is offline  
Related Topics
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
applique
Main
5
03-17-2014 09:59 AM
LavenderBlue
Main
5
09-19-2013 04:46 PM
Central Ohio Quilter
Main
8
01-23-2013 06:15 PM
kim_s
Main
16
11-21-2012 09:53 AM

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


FREE Quilting Newsletter


SEO by vBSEO ©2011, Crawlability, Inc.