Its always good to see new, improved products arriving in our sector – like this new wadding from Vlieseline. We have asked two of our bloggerati to test drive this too so watch out for their reviews turning up shortly.

Replacing the original 279, the luxuriously soft, 279 Soft Cotton Mix is a mediumweight, sew-in wadding made from 80% cotton and 20% polyester. with a soft hand feel..

The 244 cm width of this quality makes it particularly useful for large quilts, throws and soft furnishings as well as providing an insulating layer for jackets, coats, fashion and home accessories.

Suitable for use with most fabrics, a spacing of 10cm is recommended when quilting and it can be used for both hand and machine sewing projects. Washable to 30° and dry cleanable, it comes in a natural off white colour,