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Old 01-21-2014, 09:23 AM
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Is warm and white thinner than warm and natural? I am doing the sunny skies quilt from missouir star quilt company. I have white as the background color. Is it necessary to use the warm and white or can i use the warm and naturial. I have never used the warm and white before. Any thing special I should know. Thanks in advance for any help you can give me.
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Old 01-21-2014, 09:36 AM
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I could be wrong, but I believe the only difference is in the color. The white is white, while the natural is off white.
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Old 01-21-2014, 09:42 AM
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they are pretty much the same- except the white is bleached- the natural is *creamy* colored- I have used the natural in quilts that were predominantly white without any problem- it does not really change the white fabrics.
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Old 01-21-2014, 01:35 PM
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I agree with the others that they are the same except for the color. If you compare a white fabric laid over each of them, you can definitely see the difference. The one over the W&W will look whiter, brighter. If that's the look you want, I would get the W&W.
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I agree with Dunster - when I have a quilt with a lot of white I use the W&W.
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Old 01-21-2014, 02:01 PM
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I use both (and Warm Blend as well) - no real difference in handling. I actually prefer the Warm and White over W&N.
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Old 01-21-2014, 03:02 PM
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I, too, agree with Dunster. If you have the opportunity, take some of your white fabric to the store and lay it over both products and see which you prefer. Try side by side if you can so you can really get a feel for any difference there might be. Handling wise, I've not found a difference.
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Old 01-21-2014, 03:26 PM
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I think the only difference is the color. I have used both. If my fabric has a white background, I use warm and white and if it is a tan background I use warm and natural. The white looks better with white fabric because it keeps the blocks white. The natural can give white fabric a hint of tan to it.
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Old 01-21-2014, 07:24 PM
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The person who quilts for me prefers warm and white because "warm and natural has bits of the "hulls" in it and it can throw off the needle." I have found no difference in thickness, etc.
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Old 01-21-2014, 08:10 PM
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I use a lot of white in my quilts and I use Warm and White because of that. To me it means that the seams from piecing don't show as much and sometimes they don't show at all. I buy it by the bolt...and I use it for everything.

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