A luxurious blend of 50% Rayon fiber from Bamboo and 50% Natural Cotton makes this a light "summer weight" batting that is supple and soft with a natural drape. This needlepunched batting remains soft even with dense machine quilting or heavy thread painting. Supple and soft with natural drape. Low loft, needlepunched. No need to presoak - estimated shrinkage 2-3%. Recommended quilting distance 2" - 4". Care: Batting may be soaked in a basket or in a washing machine WITHOUT agitation prior to quilting to pre-shrink the batting. Lay flat to dry. Machine wash finished quilt on gentle cycle with mild detergent. Air dry or dry in dryer on air or low heat setting. Expect 2-3% shrinkage. May be dry cleaned.