Pellon® Dark Blend Batting is made from 70% Cotton and 30% Polyester. It is a soft, durable and substantial batting created for quilters who want cotton with the added benefit of wash-ability and good stitch definition. It has a soft loft, creating a soft finished look and less resistance when hand quilted. The scrim binder allows for stitched areas of up to 8-10″ apart. Hand, machine, and longarm quilters all love this blend. Washable by machine or hand, or dry clean. Stitches up to 8-10″ apart with scrim binder 1/8″ loft, 2-3% shrinkage.