A quilt is not just a comfortable blanket: it is also a piece of artwork. The artisans who create our quilts choose top-notch colorful materials and organize them into a distinct masterpiece. Pick from our selection of over 2 hundred Amish homemade quilts for a quilt that perfectly enhances your style.
While the fabric pieces 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 2 layers, nonetheless, is 100% polyester. This polyester batting guaranties both warmth and also outstanding washing outcomes.
You will find our quilts to be rather large in length and width. The majority of our quilts are generous enough to do away with the necessity for a dust ruffle or pillow shams. Just as mattress heights are different, each quilt's dimensions can be different as well. You'll find we designate the quilt's dimensions along with the determined drop for you to compare to the dimensions you want to have. Please do your homework before making a purchase!
Can you wash these quilts?
As a matter of fact, these quilts are undoubtedly washable in a washing machine! We recommend the following standards for ideal handling results:
- Machine wash with only cold water on delicate cycle.
- Use only light laundry detergent, 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 2 tablespoons of salt in addition to the laundry detergent. This home remedy prevents hemorrhage and assists in establishing the colors in your quilt.
- Remove quilt immediately after the washing machine finishes to minimize creases as well as color-bleeding.
- Never ever put a quilt in the clothes dryer! Line dry on a windy day.
- Quilts could be dry-cleaned at your own risk, however we most definitely recommend washing.
Did you know?
Over the centuries, many types of solutions have been produced to make it much simpler for quilters to piece multi-angled quilts together. One of these tactics is called paper piecing, which is very often used to assemble the challenging edges of the Mariner's Compass quilts
. Paper piecing, as it title signifies, uses an unique paper pattern on top of which the material fragments are sewn. The pattern directs the quilter to perfectly assemble the pieces together so that the finalized top will lay out flat. Procedures of this sort as this are a fabulous aid to our quilt-makers!