Wholesale 100% Natural Premium Wool Batting
Made right here in Hall, Montana, by Ed And Sue James from local sheep herds. The fleeces are washed, carded, and spun into wool batting on-site here in The Sugar Loaf Wool Mill.
Our 100% natural wool batting is wonderfully soft, and can be used for all kinds of applications. Regardless of what their final purpose is, we make our batts specifically to be have the best loft retension, compression resistance, and minimal shrinkage. This is due to the physical process we use as well as the genetics of the sheep that supply our raw wool. Our wool batts are completely pure! We don't use any chemical agents, or polyester thermal bonding. Just wool.
We don't offer any certified organic wool batting due to cost, The herds that supply our wool are small, family owned, and located right here in Montana. We do promise you a superior product in all respects, completely free of any chemical adulterations.
Wool batts for quilting
All Wool Batts measure 58" Wide by 98" Long. It will take two bats to make a large comforter or quilt. We have premade 1.5lb and 3lb batting by the roll. If you require a custom order, please give us a call. Batting is to be used length wise in quilts and comforters. Insert bats lenth wise in quilting machines. Machine or hand stitch no less than every 3 inches.
Wool Batting will stretch when quilted sideways.
Machine quilt or hand quilt, is recommended no less than every 3 inch design. Smaller air pockets will reduce air circulation and hold less warmth. Lay back of quilt right side down; keep taught but do not stretch. Unroll batt, gently smoothing out from center.
For large work using more than one batt, overlap edges of batts about 3 inches and baste with a darning needle with stitches 1 1/2 inch long stitches. Our batts have a graduated edge, so overlapped section will be the same thickness as the rest of the batt. Add quilt top; safety pin closely or hand baste from center out. or hand tie every 5 inches. Hand tied quilts need to be 8 inches larger than finsihed size . Hand tying pull in when knots are tied. Smaller projects,baby quilts and lap quilts, 6 inches larger than finished size.
Our customers use wool batting for
Insulation in your house, tinyhouse, roof, floors, walls, eco houses
Wholesale Wool Batting for larger amounts or special orders give us a call.
Mattress pads, king, queen, double, twin, full, or any other size
Wool Mattresses, looking for a safe, non-toxic place to sleep? Make your own wool mattress, batting makes it easier and more resilient.
Wool batting for futons, for sleeping bags, for applique, upholstery, furniture, comforters, embroidery, pet beds, crafts, kids toys, or even as an air filter.
Wool reduces common bedroom allergens because it is naturally mold and mildew resistant. As it wicks and releases moisture, it constantly regulates it's environment. Other natural fibers, such as down and cotton, absorb and hold moisture.
Washable Wool Batting / How to refluff wool batting
All products made from our wool batting are washable. Simply fill bathtub or washing machine(turned off) with warm water, dissolve soap. Let soak for 15 minutes, then spin out or drain water. Repeat without soap to rinse. Do not agitate or bleach! Agitation makes the wool felt, and bleach will ruin the fibers. Line dry, and you're ready. Well worth the effort.