A quilt is not only a comfortable blanket: it is also a piece of artwork. The artists that design our quilts choose top-notch vibrant materials and organize them into a distinct masterpiece. Pick from our selection of over two hundred homemade quilts for a quilt that best matches your home design.
Though the fabric pieces 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 between those 2 layers, however, is 100% polyester. This polyester batting guaranties both heat and also superb washing outcomes.
You will discover our quilts to be reasonably large in length and width. As a matter of fact, the majority of our quilts are large enough to take care of the necessity for a dust ruffle and pillow shams. Just as bed heights differ, every quilt's proportions differs. We post the quilt's dimensions as well as the determined drop for you to compare to the size you are looking for. Kindly do your homework ahead of purchasing!
Can you wash these quilts?
As a matter of fact, our quilts are indeed washable in a washing machine! We advise complying with these guidelines for best results:
- Wash in a washing machine with 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 first washing, include 1/2 cup vinegar and 2 tbsps of salt along with the laundry soap. This natural home remedy protects against hemorrhage and helps to establish the colors in your quilt.
- Remove quilt immediately after the washing machine stops to minimize wrinkles and also color-bleeding.
- Never ever place a quilt into the clothes dryer! Line dry on a windy day.
- Quilts could be dry-cleaned at your own risk, however we definitely recommend washing.
Amish Homemade Quilt Facts
For hundreds of years, various kinds of tactics have been developed to make it easier for quilters to stitch multi-angled quilts together. One of these solutions is called paper piecing, which is frequently applied to piece the complicated angles of the Mariner's Compass quilts
. Paper piecing, as it name suggests, uses a particular paper pattern onto which the fabric pieces are sewn. The pattern helps the seamstress to properly sew the pieces together so that the completed top will lie out evenly. Procedures such as this are an excellent help to our quilt-makers!