Does price matter? Debbi Trevino points out that your quilt top is already a large investment in the cost of the fabrics as is your time is creating it. Quilting is an additional investment. So, she advises, invest in the fabric quilt batting that will give the best result for that project. Debbie gives a review of the different fibers available in the huge selection of batting available today and the pros and cons of each. These include polyester, cotton (probably the most popular), blend of cotton/poly, wool, silk, bamboo and soy.