The Select weight of Quilters Dream batting could be compared to a flannel sheet. About 3/32nd of an inch thick; 4oz wt per sq yard. Excellent for replicating 30's quilts, also heavier wearables and wall hangings.Quilters Dream Cotton starts with the finest cotton available and is carded, crosslapped and specially needle punched. It does not contain polyester, scrim, glue or binders that create resistance to your needle. 100% natural and environmentally friendly, this batting proudly bears Cotton Incorporated's Seals. It has a very high thermal value (R=3.8) and is warm yet light.The needle punch process prevents shifting and lumping. Stitching up to 8" apart allow quilters wonderful freedom of design. Needles (by machine and hand) glide smoothly thru the fine, consistent, even webbing. The finished quilt may be machine washed and dried - shrinkage is minimal (about 1%). Drapes beautifully giving a traditional look and feel to your quilts.