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 comfortable bedspread: it is also a piece of artwork. The crafters who create our quilts select high quality vibrant materials and organize them in a creative work of art. Pick from our stock of over 2 hundred handmade quilts for a quilt that best enhances your home design.
Although the pieces of fabric are sewn together 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 between those two layers, nevertheless, is 100% polyester. This polyester batting guaranties both heat as well as superb washing results.
You will find our quilts to be remarkably generous in length and width. As a matter of fact, well-nigh of our quilts are sizable enough to relieve the need for a dust ruffle or pillow shams. Just as bed heights differ, each and every quilt's measurements varies. We post the quilt's dimensions together with the estimated drop for you to compare to the sizing you want. Please do your homework prior to purchasing!
Can you wash these quilts?
Fortunately, these quilts are undoubtedly machine-washable! We advise adhering to these standards for the best care of your heirloom quilt:
- Machine wash with only cold water on delicate cycle.
- Use only light laundry detergent, such as liquid Cheer for colors (No bleach or bleach alternatives. No Woolite or fabric softener.) For the very first washing, add 1/2 cup vinegar as well as 2 tbsps of salt along with the laundry soap. This home remedy protects against bleed and helps to establish the colors in your quilt.
- Remove quilt immediately after the washing machine quits to decrease creases as well as color-bleeding.
- Never put a quilt into the clothes dryer! Line dry on a windy day.
- Quilts could be dry-cleaned at your own risk, but we absolutely advise washing.
Amish Homemade Quilt Facts
Scarcely any folks realize the scope of time and laborious labor engaged in producing a quilt. Quilt-making is a process that make require 5—9 months
to accomplish. Crafting a quilt consists of designing, shearing, assembling, quilting, and binding. All in all, the total amount of time to complete one quilt amounts to a staggering 200 to 300 hours.