The 7 Best Cotton Batting For Quilts
This wiki has been updated 4 times since it was first published in January of 2019. At the heart of every quilt is the batting that holds the front and back fabrics together and provides the warmth and loft that make them so comfortable. Natural cotton is often preferred because it's breathable, and for the traditional look it imparts. Our selections include options with scrim plus a few 100% cotton choices for microwaveable projects. When users buy our independently chosen editorial selections, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki. Skip to the best cotton batting for quilts on Amazon.
February 04, 2019:
Included options with and without scrim as 100% is preferred by some, but a thin polyester scrim needled into the cotton makes batting easier to work with and stays in place better once the quilt is done. Warm & Natural was ranked highest for being well-needled, yet still breathable, and its popularity with experienced quilters.