A quilt is not only a comfy bed covering: it is also a masterpiece of artwork. The artisans who make our quilts choose top quality colorful fabrics and organize them into a captivating work of art. Choose from our stock of over two hundred homemade quilts for a quilt that perfectly complements your home design.
Although the pieces of fabric are stitched with each other by machine to make certain tighter stitching, all the quilting is done by hand. 100% cotton materials compose the top and bottom of the quilt. The batting sandwiched between those two layers, nonetheless, is 100% polyester. This polyester batting warranties both warmth and also exceptional washing results.
You will discover our quilts to be relatively large in length and width. As a matter of fact, almost all of our quilts are large enough to take care of the need for a dust ruffle and pillow shams. Just as bed heights vary, each quilt's sizing is different. You'll find we publish the quilt's dimensions in addition to the estimated drop for you to compare to the dimensions you want to have. Definitely do your research ahead of purchasing!
Can you wash these quilts?
As a matter of fact, our quilts are certainly washable in a washing machine! We recommend the following guidelines for the best care of your heirloom quilt:
- Machine wash with only cold water on delicate cycle.
- Use only mild laundry detergent, such as liquid Cheer for colors (No bleach or bleach alternatives. No Woolite or fabric softener.) For the very first washing, include 1/2 cup vinegar and also 2 tablespoons of salt in addition to the laundry detergent. This natural remedy avoids bleed and aids with protecting the colors in your quilt.
- Remove quilt as soon as the washer quits to reduce wrinkles and color-bleeding.
- Never place a quilt into the dryer! Line completely dry on a windy day.
- Quilts could be dry-cleaned at your own risk, but we definitely suggest washing.
Amish Handmade Quilt Trivia
Not too many people grasp the extent of time and tedious workmanship associated with making a quilt. Crafting a quilt is a process which make involve five to nine months
to complete. Constructing a quilt involves designing, shearing, combining, quilting, and binding. All in all, the full amount of time to complete one quilt amounts to approximately 200—300 hours.