A quilt is not just a cozy bed covering: it is also a piece of art. The crafters who develop our quilts select high quality colorful materials and arrange them in an attractive masterpiece. Select from our stock of over 2 hundred Amish handmade quilts for a quilt that best matches your home design.
Although the pieces of fabric are stitched by machine to ensure tighter stitching, all the quilting is done by hand. 100% cotton fabrics make up the top and bottom of the quilt. The batting sandwiched in between those 2 layers, nevertheless, is 100% polyester. This polyester batting guaranties both heat and outstanding washing results.
You will find our quilts to be remarkably sizable in length and width. Most of our quilts are generous enough to do away with the need for a dust ruffle or pillow shams. Just as bed heights vary, every quilt's proportions can be different. You'll find we publish the quilt's dimensions in conjunction with the estimated drop for you to compare to the proportions you are looking for. Kindly do your research before purchasing!
Fortunately, our quilts are certainly washable in a washing machine! We recommend adhering to these guidelines for best results:
- Machine wash with only cold water on delicate cycle.
- Use only mild laundry soap, such as liquid Cheer for colors (No bleach or bleach alternatives. No Woolite or fabric softener.) For the initial washing, add 1/2 cup vinegar as well as 2 tbsps of salt along with the laundry soap. This natural remedy prevents bleed as well as aids with establishing the colors in your quilt.
- Remove quilt immediately after the washing machine finishes to decrease wrinkles and color-bleeding.
- Never ever place a quilt into the clothes dryer! Line completely dry on a breezy day.
- Quilts could be dry-cleaned at your own risk, however we definitely recommend washing.
Amish Homemade Quilt Trivia
Every step of the quilt-making process requires a specific lady's proficiency. Each of our ladies specializes in either piecing or quilting. At least two ladies are entailed in making each quilt. The ladies that sew the tops together focus on piecing particular quilt patterns. Given that each quilter's stitches are different, just one lady does the quilting per quilt. This system permits each lady to become an expert in her work.