Soft & ToastyTM batting is the perfect 100% natural cotton quilt batting for all of your quilts and crafts. You will get the same strength and warmth you expect from similar battings at a very affordable price. You can use it to create everyday quilts and crafts or award winning masterpieces with confidence. 4 oz / sq. yd. Will not shift, beard or gather. Stitch up to 8 inches apart. Estimated shrinkage 2- 3%. Care Instructions: Batting may be soaked (no agitation) prior to quilting to pre-shrink the batting. 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.