The Fire Island Hosta quilt is an exquisite piece of artwork done by Lancaster's fine quilters. This king quilt features a scalloped border and 474 yards of hand-quilting. Many hours of detailed work by skilled hands produced this quilt. The quilt is initialed and dated. On a king bed this quilt will allow 17 inches of drop per side.
A quilt is not merely a relaxing bed cover: it is also a piece of artwork. The crafters that make our quilts choose top quality vibrant materials and organize them in an eye-catching masterpiece. Choose from our selection of over two hundred handmade quilts for a quilt that perfectly matches your style.
Though the pieces of fabric are stitched by machine to make certain tighter sewing, all the quilting is done by hand. 100% cotton materials make up the top and bottom of the quilt. The batting sandwiched in between those two layers, nevertheless, is 100% polyester. This polyester batting warranties both warmth and also exceptional washing outcomes.
You will discover our quilts to be relatively generous in length and width. As a matter of fact, most of our quilts are sizable enough to take care of the need for a dust ruffle or pillow shams. Just as bed heights differ, each quilt's dimensions is different. We designate the quilt's dimensions in conjunction with the determined drop for you to compare to the dimensions you need. Definitely do your homework before making a purchase!
Are our quilts washable?
As a matter of fact, our quilts are undoubtedly washable in a washing machine! We suggest the following guidelines for ideal handling results:
- Machine wash with completely cold water on gentle cycle.
- Use only light laundry soap, such as liquid Cheer for colors (No bleach or bleach alternatives. No Woolite or fabric softener.) For the initial washing, include 1/2 cup vinegar and also 2 tbsps of salt in addition to the laundry soap. This home remedy protects against hemorrhage as well as assists in establishing the colors in your quilt.
- Remove quilt immediately after the washer quits to reduce wrinkles as well as color-bleeding.
- Never ever put a quilt in the dryer! Line completely dry on a windy day.
- Quilts could be dry-cleaned at your own risk, but we certainly suggest washing.
Did you know?
Each and every step of the quilt-making process needs a particular lady's competence. Each of our ladies specializes in either piecing or quilting. At the very least two ladies are involved in making each quilt. The ladies who stitch the tops with each other specialize in piecing certain quilt patterns. Given that each quilter's stitches are different, only one lady does the quilting per quilt. This system permits each woman to become a professional in her work.