Quilters Dream Orient is a luxurious blend of velvety bamboo, luscious silk, strong silky Tencel and soft stable cotton bring you the most desirable combination of softness, strength, warmth and breathability. Machine wash and dry with cool water/cool dryer – shrinkage approximately 3%. You can stitch up to 8″ apart. Excellent for hand or machine quilting. It is slightly off-white in colour.