A quilt is not only a relaxing bed cover: it is also a masterpiece of art. The artisans that develop our quilts select quality vivid materials and arrange them in an eye-catching masterpiece. Choose from our selection of over two hundred Amish handmade quilts for a quilt that best enhances your style.
While the pieces of fabric are stitched by machine to make certain 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 2 layers, nonetheless, is 100% polyester. This polyester batting warranties both heat and exceptional washing outcomes.
Almost all of our quilts are generous enough to eliminate the need for a dust ruffle and pillow shams. Just as mattress heights are different, each quilt's sizing can be different. We post the quilt's dimensions in addition to the determined drop for you to compare to the size you are trying to find. It is important to do your research before purchasing!
Can you wash these quilts?
Yes, our quilts are certainly washable in a washing machine! We recommend adhering to these standards for ideal handling results:
- Machine wash 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 initial washing, add 1/2 cup vinegar and 2 tablespoons of salt along with the laundry detergent. This home remedy avoids bleed and aids with protecting the colors in your quilt.
- Remove quilt immediately after the washing machine quits to decrease wrinkles and also color-bleeding.
- Never ever place a quilt in the dryer! Line completely dry on a breezy day.
- Quilts could be dry-cleaned at your own risk, but we most definitely recommend washing.
Amish Homemade Quilt Trivia
Over the centuries, an array of methods have been produced to make it much simpler for quilters to stitch multi-angled quilts together. One of these solutions is named paper piecing, which is generally applied to assemble the complex angles of the Mariner's Compass quilt
. Paper piecing, as it title designates, uses a specific paper pattern onto which the cloth cuts are sewn. The pattern directs the quilter to accurately sew the pieces together so that the finalized top will lie out evenly. Strategies such as this are a fabulous aid to our quilters!