Browse our batik fabric by the yard online. Batiks are an Indonesian technique of wax-resist dyeing on fabric. Traditional batik print fabric is made by drawing dots and lines with a spouted tool called a tjanting or using a copper stamp called a cap. Today, many batik quilting fabrics are created with paintbrushes. Once the design is drawn on in wax, the fabric is dyed. The process can be repeated multiple times for more intricate designs. Order beautiful and unique tie-dye batik fabric for quilting.
Batik quilt fabric possesses a smooth texture that renders it simpler to press. And you'll enjoy crisp, sharp points. You can create amazing and unique effects with batiks in your quilt patterns. With a distinct jewel-like appearance, batik fabric is sure to expand your color palette and add dimension to your next quilting project.
Batik fabrics lend a rich, exotic vibe to quilts. While beginner quilters may be somewhat intimidated by batik quilting fabric, there's no need to be. Grouped with like batiks or combined with other materials, you can create a quilt that's a real knock-out. Use any pattern you like, and watch how batik fabric brings new life to traditional quilt patterns. Let your imagination go wild as you combine colors and textures with batik fabric for quilting.
Whether you're looking for batik fabric by the yard or by the bundle, Fat Quarter Shop has everything you need to create a brilliant new quilt. Will your next quilt pattern come from your imagination, or do you need a little help? We're here to inspire, guide and give you all the tools you need to complete your quilt. We even have quilting & sewing books to help you on your way. Buy batik fabric online today!
Because batik is one of the most popular materials for quilting, it's no surprise there are plenty of quilt patterns available for this vibrant material. From vintage to modern, for beginners or experienced quilters, Fat Quarter Shop has plenty of quilt patterns for batik cotton fabric to whet your creative appetite.
While batik print fabric can be used interchangeably with other materials, there are some distinct characteristics of batik fabrics:
The process for creating batik fabric is quite different from other types of fabric, so there are some things you should do as you embark on your quilting project: