A balance blend, quilts and drapes like cotton yet resiste creases like polyester. Ideal for machine quilting. Needlepunched through a light scrim that provides stability, making it a great choice for quilting on a longarm machine. Washable and non-allergenic. Low loft. No need to presoak, estimated shrinkage 2-3%. Recommended quilting distance up to 8". 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.