A quilt is not only a comfy bed cover: it is also a piece of artwork. The artisans that develop our quilts select quality colorful materials and arrange them into a creative masterpiece. Pick from our stock of over two hundred Amish homemade quilts for a quilt that best matches your home design.
While the fabric pieces are stitched by machine to ensure tighter stitching, all the quilting is done by hand. 100% cotton materials make up the top and bottom of the quilt. The batting sandwiched between those 2 layers, nonetheless, is 100% polyester. This polyester batting guaranties both heat and excellent washing results.
Most of our quilts are sizable enough to eliminate the necessity for a dust ruffle and pillow shams. Just as mattress heights vary, each quilt's sizing varies. You'll find we list the quilt's dimensions along with the estimated drop for you to compare to the sizing you are looking for. It is important to do your homework prior to making a purchase!
As a matter of fact, our quilts are undoubtedly washable in a washing machine! We advise the following standards for ideal handling results:
- 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 initial washing, add 1/2 cup vinegar and also 2 tbsps of salt in addition to the laundry detergent. This natural home remedy avoids bleed and aids with protecting the colors in your quilt.
- Remove quilt when the washer finishes to reduce wrinkles and color-bleeding.
- Never ever put a quilt into the dryer! Line dry on a breezy day.
- Quilts can be dry-cleaned at your own risk, however we most definitely suggest washing.
Did you know?
Over the centuries, many different tactics have been perfected to make it more convenient for quilt-makers to sew multi-angled quilts together. One of these tactics is paper piecing, which is normally employed to piece the intricate edges of the Mariner's Compass quilt
. Paper piecing, as it name implies, uses a special paper pattern on top of which the cloth cuts are stitched. The pattern helps the seamstress to accurately assemble the pieces together so that the finalized top will lay out evenly. Techniques of this sort as this are a tremendous help to our quilt-makers!