Hi, May I know why you don't like using POLYESTER wadding/batting?
Lots of good advice there from Mary. I make felt and I quilt, though I don't think I'd go for making a full size felted bed quilt, warm and cosy as it would undoubtedly be. I certainly wouldn't add a POLYESTER wadding/batting - pure sacrilege!!! My felt and quilt combo has been limited to much smaller projects, such as nuno-felted and quilted bags, one of which I know you've all seen before, so I won't bore you with a repeat show.
Hi, May I know how did you put the polyester wadding into this quilt? From the comfort standpoint, is the polyester wadding worthy of it? Thank you,
Have you consider combining quilting and felting - took this off of facebook from Roz Leggee page
"I finished this felt quilt today - squares made from Jacob and Perendale wool nuno felted onto cotton muslin, stitched together, lightly padded with polyester wadding and quilted onto black cotton fabric. Think I might be brave and do a bed sized one next smile emoticon"
What a great way to make something large but in smaller sections -
Interesting thread. Thank you Mary for such thoughtful and comprehensive advice. I particularly like the idea of butting up felted squares to make a quilt then hand stitching them together.
I made a quilted bedspread once, though from cotton fabric not felt. It’s not something I’m going to rush into again. I think my ambition rather exceeded my skill as I made it from 50% recycled shirts from thrift stores. I came across the photos recently and thought the most interesting thing from a design point of view was all the very different looks you can get just from how you arrange the blocks. This isn’t news for quilters but others might find it interesting. I’ve posted a few pictures on Ipernity. I’ll just put one link in here - if you want to see the variety you can see the other pictures via this link (I hope).