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Wool Batting - 100% Natural

Wool Batting - 100% Natural

St. Peter Woolen Mill

$10.00
Use our Nature's Comfort Wool Batting for hand quilting projects, custom wool comforters, and other craft projects requiring a natural lofty fill. Our Nature's Comfort Wool batting is 100% natural wool with no resins or glues. It has no chemical moth proofing, oil or lanolin residue. And, it wi...
Use our Nature's Comfort Wool Batting for hand quilting projects, custom wool comforters, and other craft projects requiring a natural lofty fill.

Our Nature's Comfort Wool batting is 100% natural wool with no resins or glues. It has no chemical moth proofing, oil or lanolin residue. And, it will not dull quilting needles.

Comes in Five (5) sizes:
 - Crib is 45 by 60 inches: Quilt Weight is 1 lbs and Comforter Weight is 1 lbs
 - Twin is 72 by 90 inches: Quilt Weight is 1 lbs and Comforter Weight is 3 lbs
 - Queen is 90 by 90 inches: Quilt Weight is 2 lbs and Comforter Weight is 4 lbs
 - King is 108 by 90 inches: Quilt Weight is 3 lbs and Comforter Weight is 5 lbs
 - Futon is 66 by 88 inches: Quilt Weight is 2 lbs and Comforter Weight is 3 lbs

Comes in two weights - Quilt (Light) or Comforter (Heavy)
 - Light weight batts should be used for hand quilting (for quilts up to 3 inches apart).
 - Thicker batts should be used for hand tying.
 - The batting can be stretched carefully to make custom sizes.
 - Batts are all made in one large piece and rolled with paper between the layers for easy unfolding on your quilting cloth.
 - Crib size must be cut from a regular batt.
 - King size is 1 1/2 batts laid side by side.

Nature's Comfort Wool Batting is for the environmentally aware, ecologically active and health conscious user.

Each item is custom made based on your order.  Please allow 1 week for processing.

Health Benefits of Wool
Wool Has A Natural Resistance To Mildew - This is possible because wool is a natural wicking fiber.  The wool fibers actually allow moisture to pass through without retaining any of the moisture in the wool itself.  Mold and Mildew cannot survive without a damp environment to grow upon.  Furthermore, the only way that mold or mildew can grow on wool is if the wool is immersed in water which wouldn't allow for air circulation.

Wool Has The Ability To Regulate Temperature - Wool fibers keep a pocket of air close to your body.  The coil-shaped fibers naturally wick excess heat and moisture from your skin and create an optimal temperature zone for a good night's sleep.

Wool Keeps Your Heart Rate Low - A study conducted by scientists at the Polytechnic Institute of Wales measured the effects of many fibers on human subjects as they slept.  Not only did they find that the wool fibers tended to keep the skin drier, they were amazed to discover that the subjects using wool-fill comforters actually had lower heart rates.  A lower heart rate indicates that the sleeper is in a deep, relaxed state.  The test subjects with other fibers either maintained the same heart rate or exhibited an elevated rate.

Wool Is Mostly Non-Allergenic - Our wool is processed without the use of any harsh chemicals such as Chlorine or moth-proofing chemicals.  Though a few people have a natural allergy to lanolin (an oil found in wool) most allergic reactions are caused by the toxic chemicals that are used to create wool garments or bedding.  We use cotton fabric to cover our bedding and don't have the problems with mold that other fillers can have.

A Testimonial:  I wanted to drop you a line to thank you for the lovely wool batting I purchased about a month ago. I bought two very nice sheets at the thrift store and quilted it into a comforter for my bed. The batting is so soft, light and warm! I've shown it to many neighbors and friends and have highly recommended your shop and website. Thanks again.
 
Home Laundry Instructions
1)    Place product in warm soapy water and gently work up and down by hand through the water.
2)    Squeeze out water by hand or on spin cycle.
3)    Repeat as above for the rinse.
4)    Hang up or lay flat to dry.  NO AUTOMATIC DRYER! AND NO FRONT LOADING WASHING MACHINES!
Tumbling in the washer or dryer will shrink your wool.