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Susie Posted: Mon, Oct 14 2013 10:01 AM

So...I would like make a couple of rug mugs for an exchange I'm in.  But I don't know what to use for batting, if any.

For those that make them frequently...any suggestions?

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I use a thin cotton batting, figuring it will help absorb condensation or spills.  The last I used was Hobbs, but any thin cotton will work.  Some people also use doubled flannel inside, but I haven't tried that.  

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Agnes replied on Mon, Oct 14 2013 11:25 AM

I have tried flannel as batting but personally don't like it nearly as well as Hobbs Heirloom, which is my batting of choice. I don't wash the batting for quilts but I will pre-wash the cut off and leftover chunks to shrink for tableware.

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I use insul-brite for the batting.  That way it can double as a hotpad...

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