A quilt is not just a comfortable blanket: it is also a masterpiece of art. The artisans who design our quilts choose quality vivid materials and organize them into an eye-catching masterpiece. Pick from our stock of over two hundred homemade quilts for a quilt that perfectly matches your home design.
Although the fabric pieces are sewn with each other by machine to make sure tighter stitching, all the quilting is done by hand. 100% cotton fabrics make up the top and bottom of the quilt. The batting sandwiched in between those 2 layers, nevertheless, is 100% polyester. This polyester batting warranties both warmth as well as exceptional washing outcomes.
Just about all of our quilts are generous enough to take care of the necessity for a dust ruffle or pillow shams. Just as mattress heights are different, each quilt's size is different. You'll find we designate the quilt's dimensions with the determined drop for you to compare to the dimensions you want. Definitely do your measuring prior to making a purchase!
Fortunately, these quilts are indeed machine-washable! We suggest adhering to these guidelines for the best care of your heirloom quilt:
- Wash in a washing machine with completely cold water on delicate 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, include 1/2 cup vinegar as well as 2 tbsps of salt in addition to the laundry detergent. This natural home remedy avoids bleed and also helps to establish the colors in your quilt.
- Remove quilt immediately after the washing machine quits to lessen creases and color-bleeding.
- Never ever place a quilt in the dryer! Line completely dry on a breezy day.
- Quilts can be dry-cleaned at your own risk, however we certainly recommend washing.
Amish Handmade Quilt Trivia
Over the centuries, numerous methods have been perfected to make it much easier for quilt-makers to stitch multi-angled quilts together. One of these techniques is paper piecing, which is often applied to put together the elaborate points of the Mariner's Compass quilts
. Paper piecing, as it name specifies, uses a distinct paper pattern on which the cloth segments are sewn. The pattern directs the needleworker to correctly sew the pieces together so that the finished top will lay out evenly. Methods of this sort as this are a very good help to our quilt-makers!