A quilt is not only a cozy bed cover: it is also a masterpiece of art. The artisans who design our quilts select high quality colorful fabrics and organize them into an eye-catching masterpiece. Select from our stock of over 2 hundred Amish handmade quilts for a quilt that perfectly complements your style.
Although the pieces of fabric are sewn with each other by machine to make certain tighter stitching, 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 as well as superb washing results.
The majority of our quilts are sizable enough to eliminate the necessity for a dust ruffle and pillow shams. Just as mattress heights vary, each quilt's overall size can be different. You'll find we list the quilt's dimensions along with the calculated drop for you to compare to the size you need. Definitely do your research before buying!
Are our quilts washable?
As a matter of fact, our quilts are certainly washable in a washing machine! We advise the following standards for the best care of your heirloom quilt:
- Wash in a washing machine 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 first washing, add 1/2 cup vinegar as well as 2 tbsps of salt in addition to the laundry detergent. This natural home remedy stops bleed and also aids with establishing the colors in your quilt.
- Remove quilt immediately after the washer stops to reduce wrinkles as well as color-bleeding.
- Never put a quilt into the clothes dryer! Line completely dry on a breezy day.
- Quilts could be dry-cleaned at your own risk, however we certainly recommend washing.
Did you know?
Scarcely any people today realize the level of time and laborious workmanship engaged in creating a quilt. Putting together a quilt is a process that make consume five to nine months
to complete. Crafting a quilt consists of designing, scissoring, combining, quilting, and binding. All in all, the complete amount of time to complete one quilt amounts to a staggering 200—300 hours.