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How to Use Quilting Cotton in a Sewing Project

Learn how to use quilting cotton in a sewing project from founder Cynthia Mann in this Howcast video.


Hi, I'm Cynthia Mann and we're here today at Birch Fabrics in Paso Robles, California. This is also the home of Hi, I'm Melissa Lunden; I'm the resident seamstress here at Birch Fabrics. I teach sewing lessons here, prepare blog tutorials and sew samples of Birch's line of organic cotton. And I am here today to talk to you about sewing. So, let's talk about how to use quilting cotton. Quilting weight cotton like this is a great versatile mid-weight fabric. In this day and age, you can get amazing prints with beautiful colors and they're just so fun and versatile to work with. You can make clothing out of them. You can make quilts. You can make accessories. You can make really cute baby clothes; maybe even a little apron but you have a lot of options. Another option with quilting cotton is that you have organic options now. There are so many beautiful, different types of organics that can be used. They're great for the environment. They're really good for people who have allergies to certain fabric dyes so; it's a really cool, new option available.

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