Things you will need to know (or make decisions about) before you can choose a batting to fit your project-
What is the size of your quilt top? Length________X Width________
What kind of quilt is it?
In what climate does the recipient live?
How will it be laundered?
-Frequent, probably thrown in a washer and dryer
-Seldom-by hand, laid flat to air dry
How will it be quilted?
Distance of quilt space recommended by manufacturer? _______
Will the quilt be shown and/or judged?
What do you want the surface of your quilt to look like?
-Smooth and flat
Do you want your stitches to be accentuated?
Are you willing to pre-soak (preshrink) a batting product before you use it to get the results you want?
Is it more important to you to get the results you want or to buy the batting on sale or with a coupon?