There are several ways to piece quilt batting together in order to use them for projects larger than the size of piece the are by themselves. You can hand stitch those pieces together, machine stitch them, or batting tape them, and Sara shows how to do all three.
Can quilt batting be sewn together?
You can either sew them together by machine or hand, or you can use a fusible product to hold them together. When you sew the pieces of batting together, you don’t need it to be super-secure. … (If your quilting stitches will be very far apart, then you may need to make your batting seam more secure.)
Should you wash batting before quilting?
Modern quilt batting is designed to resist shrinking or to shrink very minimally (and that very shrinkage creates a homey look many quilt enthusiasts enjoy). Batting that is very old, dirty, or that you are making from a recycled blanket will need to be washed before use.
Can batting be joined?
If your batting pieces are too small for your project, you can join two of them to achieve the necessary size. … To prevent a seam line ridge, overlap the batting pieces by several inches; rotary-cut a rolling curve through the overlapped area, top picture. Remove the excess, and abut the curved edges together.
Can you join wadding together?
Joining Your Wadding Scrap Pieces together
So soft that you won’t know it’s there. Simply join wadding or fabrics by lining up the edges closely together and iron the tape over the seam. No bulky seams, and just as soft as the wadding for quilting. This is simply brilliant for using up your spare pieces of wadding.