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 only a comfortable blanket: it is also a masterpiece of art. The artisans that develop our quilts pick high quality vivid materials and arrange them in a distinct masterpiece. Select from our selection of over 2 hundred Amish handmade quilts for a quilt that best complements your style.
Though the fabric pieces are stitched by machine to guarantee 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, however, is 100% polyester. This polyester batting warranties both warmth and excellent washing results.
Most of our quilts are large enough to take care of the necessity for a dust ruffle and pillow shams. Just as bed heights vary, each quilt's proportions varies. We list the quilt's dimensions alongside the determined drop for you to compare to the measurements you want to have. Kindly do your homework prior to purchasing!
Fortunately, our quilts are indeed machine-washable! We suggest the following standards for best results:
- Wash in a washing machine with only cold water on gentle cycle.
- Use only light laundry detergent, such as liquid Cheer for colors (No bleach or bleach alternatives. No Woolite or fabric softener.) For the first washing, add 1/2 cup vinegar and 2 tablespoons of salt along with the laundry detergent. This home remedy prevents hemorrhage and assists in establishing the colors in your quilt.
- Remove quilt immediately after the washer stops to reduce wrinkles and also color-bleeding.
- Never put a quilt in the dryer! Line dry on a breezy day.
- Quilts could be dry-cleaned at your own risk, however we certainly recommend washing.
Amish Homemade Quilt Trivia
Due to the fact that lots of Amish and Mennonite mothers remain at home to look after their families, their jobs need to fit their home life. Making quilts accommodates that need. Our team permits these women to operate at their own rate to make sure that they can effectively look after their family. For many ladies, quilt-making is actually really good therapy as well as an exceptional past-time.