A quilt is not merely a cozy bedspread: it is also a masterpiece of artwork. The crafters that make our quilts pick quality vivid materials and arrange them in an appealing work of art. Pick from our selection of over two hundred Amish handmade quilts for a quilt that best matches your home design.
Though the fabric pieces are stitched with each other by machine to ensure tighter stitching, all the quilting is done by hand. 100% cotton fabrics compose the top and bottom of the quilt. The batting sandwiched between those two layers, nevertheless, is 100% polyester. This polyester batting guaranties both warmth and also superb washing results.
Just about all of our quilts are large enough to eliminate the need for a dust ruffle and pillow shams. Just as bed heights vary, each quilt's dimensions differs. You'll find we publish the quilt's measurements along with the estimated drop for you to compare to the measurements you are trying to find. It is important to do your research prior to buying!
Can you wash these quilts?
Yes, these quilts are indeed machine-washable! We advise the following standards for the best care of your heirloom quilt:
- 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 first washing, add 1/2 cup vinegar and 2 tablespoons of salt along with the laundry soap. This natural home remedy avoids bleed and aids with establishing the colors in your quilt.
- Remove quilt immediately after the washer stops to lessen wrinkles and color-bleeding.
- Never ever place a quilt into the clothes dryer! Line completely dry on a breezy day.
- Quilts could be dry-cleaned at your own risk, however we most definitely recommend washing.
Amish Handmade Quilt Trivia
Scarcely any people know the magnitude of time and monotonous workmanship associated with creating a quilt. Quilt-making is a process which make consume 5—9 months
to finalize. Building a quilt consists of designing, cutting, assembling, quilting, and binding. All told, the overall amount of time to complete one quilt totals around 200—300 hours.