A quilt is not merely a comfy bedspread: it is also a masterpiece of art. The crafters that develop our quilts choose top-notch vivid fabrics and organize them in an eye-catching masterpiece. Select from our stock of over 2 hundred handmade quilts for a quilt that best complements your home design.
While the pieces of fabric are stitched with each other 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 2 layers, nonetheless, is 100% polyester. This polyester batting guaranties both warmth as well as outstanding washing outcomes.
Almost all of our quilts are sizable enough to eliminate the need for a dust ruffle or pillow shams. Just as bed heights differ, each quilt's measurements is different. You'll find we post the quilt's measurements together with the estimated drop for you to compare to the overall size you want. Definitely do your measuring prior to making a purchase!
Are our quilts washable?
As a matter of fact, our quilts are indeed washable in a washing machine! We advise adhering to these standards for the best care of your heirloom quilt:
- Machine wash with completely cold water on delicate cycle.
- Use only light 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 as well as 2 tbsps of salt in addition to the laundry soap. This home remedy avoids hemorrhage and assists in protecting the colors in your quilt.
- Remove quilt immediately after the washer stops to lessen wrinkles and color-bleeding.
- Never ever put a quilt into the dryer! Line dry on a windy day.
- Quilts could be dry-cleaned at your own risk, however we certainly recommend washing.
Amish Homemade Quilt Facts
For hundreds of years, an array of tactics have been produced to make it less complicated for quilt-makers to piece multi-angled quilts together. One of these tactics is paper piecing, which is often times applied to compose the intricate edges of the Mariner's Compass quilt
. Paper piecing, as it name suggests, uses a specific paper pattern on which the material segments are stitched. The pattern helps the quilter to accurately assemble the pieces together so that the finished top will lay out flat. Methods such as this are an excellent help to our quilters!