A lot of people start sewing because they would like to make a patchwork quilt. When picking fabrics for your patchwork and quilting projects it is crucial that you choose good quality cotton fabrics and materials that will stand the test of time. Cotton is the best material to use in a patchwork quilt because it washes and wears well. Quilters Quest has over 1500 bolts of cotton patchwork and quilting fabrics. Our sewing fabrics are high quality 100% cotton, perfectly suited for patchwork and quilting. Good quality, 100% cotton fabric is typically accepted as the best material for patchwork quilts and while patchwork cotton does have shrinkage, it typically shrinks less than cheaper cotton materials.