A quilt is not only a comfy blanket: it is also a piece of artwork. The crafters who make our quilts choose high quality vivid materials and organize them in a creative work of art. Pick from our stock of over two hundred Amish homemade quilts for a quilt that perfectly matches your taste.
Though the fabric pieces are stitched with each other by machine to make sure tighter sewing, all the quilting is done by hand. 100% cotton fabrics 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 outstanding washing outcomes.
Just about all of our quilts are large enough to overcome the necessity for a dust ruffle and pillow shams. Just as bed heights differ, each quilt's proportions is different. We list the quilt's measurements in addition to the determined drop for you to compare to the dimensions you want to have. It is important to do your research prior to buying!
As a matter of fact, our quilts are indeed washable in a washing machine! We recommend adhering to these standards for the best care of your heirloom quilt:
- 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 initial washing, add 1/2 cup vinegar as well as 2 tbsps of salt in addition to the laundry soap. This natural remedy protects against bleed as well as helps to protect the colors in your quilt.
- Remove quilt immediately after the washer quits to lessen wrinkles and color-bleeding.
- Never put a quilt into the dryer! Line dry on a windy day.
- Quilts could be dry-cleaned at your own risk, however we certainly advise washing.
Amish Homemade Quilt Facts
Over the centuries, all sorts of methods have been developed to make it much easier for quilt-makers to piece multi-angled quilts together. One of these tactics is paper piecing, which is ordinarily taken advantage of to assemble the complex corners of the Mariner's Compass quilt
. Paper piecing, as it name designates, uses a special paper pattern on top of which the cloth segments are stitched. The pattern helps the quilter to correctly sew the pieces together so that the completed top will lay out flat. Tactics of this sort as this are a fantastic support to our quilt-makers!