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Ancient Star – king

$765.00

Measures 112″ x 110″

The Ancient Star quilt is handmade by a Pennsylvania Amish woman. The star pattern is of the oldest and most familiar of all the traditional quilt patterns, but great precision is needed to make all the star points meet and lie flat! This Ancient Star king size quilt is sewn in antique colors of navy, green, burgundy, and tan. A dark green border surrounds the quilt. The quilt is all hand-quilted by one lady to insure uniform stitches. On a king bed, this quilt will have approximately 17 inches of drop.

Homemade quilts combine the warmth of a bed cover with a unique story told by the quilters from Lancaster County, PA. Every homemade quilt is as unique as the family, busy mother or Amish ladies group who uses a needle and thimble to thread stitch on the quilt. Some quilts involve hundreds of hours and thousands of stitches to create a unique patchwork quilt that will last for generations.

When you peruse our HOMEMADE QUILTS you are shopping for an item that tells a story and adds meaning to your bedroom! Discover more about our unique patchwork quilts and the stories behind them

We have a lot of quilts! Want to see a gallery of the major patterns? Checkout our Common Amish Quilt Patterns.

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:

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.

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