A quilt is not merely a comfortable blanket: it is also a masterpiece of artwork. The artisans that design our quilts select high quality colorful materials and organize them in an appealing masterpiece. Choose from our selection of over 2 hundred Amish homemade quilts for a quilt that perfectly enhances your taste.
Although the pieces of fabric are sewn with each other by machine to make certain tighter sewing, all the quilting is done by hand. 100% cotton materials compose the top and bottom of the quilt. The batting sandwiched between those 2 layers, nevertheless, is 100% polyester. This polyester batting warranties both warmth and also excellent washing results.
The majority of our quilts are sizable enough to eliminate the necessity for a dust ruffle or pillow shams. Just as mattress heights differ, each quilt's sizing varies. We specify the quilt's measurements as well as the determined drop for you to compare to the measurements you want to have. It is important to do your measuring ahead of making a purchase!
Yes, these quilts are undoubtedly washable in a washing machine! We advise the following standards for ideal handling results:
- Wash in a washing machine with only cold water on gentle cycle.
- Use light laundry detergent, such as liquid Cheer for colors (No bleach or bleach alternatives. No Woolite or fabric softener.) For the initial washing, include 1/2 cup vinegar and also 2 tbsps of salt in addition to the laundry detergent. This natural home remedy avoids bleed as well as helps to establish the colors in your quilt.
- Remove quilt when the washing machine stops to decrease wrinkles as well as color-bleeding.
- Never put a quilt in the clothes dryer! Line completely dry on a breezy day.
- Quilts could be dry-cleaned at your own risk, but we absolutely advise washing.
Amish Homemade Quilt Trivia
Over the centuries, an array of methods have been cultivated to make it easier for quilt-makers to sew multi-angled quilts together. One of these tactics is paper piecing, which is popularly applied to assemble the intricate angles of the Mariner's Compass quilt
. Paper piecing, as it name signifies, uses a particular paper pattern on which the material sections are stitched. The pattern leads the needleworker to accurately stitch the pieces together so that the finished top will lay out evenly. Methods of this sort as this are an effective aid to our quilters!