A quilt is not just a cozy blanket: it is also a masterpiece of art. The crafters that make our quilts select quality colorful materials and arrange them into an appealing work of art. Choose from our selection of over 2 hundred handmade quilts for a quilt that best complements your home design.
Although the pieces of fabric are stitched by machine to ensure tighter stitching, all the quilting is done by hand. 100% cotton fabrics make up the top and bottom of the quilt. The batting sandwiched between those two layers, nonetheless, is 100% polyester. This polyester batting warranties both heat and outstanding washing results.
Most of our quilts are large enough to overcome the necessity for a dust ruffle and pillow shams. Just as mattress heights differ, each quilt's dimensions varies. We specify the quilt's dimensions in conjunction with the determined drop for you to compare to the size you want to have. Kindly do your homework prior to buying!
Are our quilts washable?
Yes, these quilts are certainly washable in a washing machine! We suggest adhering to these guidelines for best results:
- Wash in a washing machine with cold water on gentle cycle.
- Use mild laundry soap, such as liquid Cheer for colors (No bleach or bleach alternatives. No Woolite or fabric softener.) For the very first washing, add 1/2 cup vinegar and also 2 tbsps of salt along with the laundry soap. This home remedy avoids hemorrhage as well as aids with protecting the colors in your quilt.
- Remove quilt as soon as the washing machine stops to decrease creases and also color-bleeding.
- Never put a quilt in the dryer! Line completely dry on a breezy day.
- Quilts can be dry-cleaned at your own risk, but we most definitely advise washing.
Amish Handmade Quilt Trivia
For hundreds of years, many types of solutions have been developed to make it much easier for quilt-makers to stitch multi-angled quilts together. One of these solutions is called paper piecing, which is popularly utilized to put together the complicated angles of the Mariner's Compass quilt
. Paper piecing, as it name suggests, uses a particular paper pattern onto which the material fragments are stitched. The pattern guides the seamstress to correctly sew the pieces together so that the completed top will lay out evenly. Methodologies of this sort as this are a marvelous support to our quilters!