A quilt is not just a cozy bed cover: it is also a masterpiece of artwork. The artists that make our quilts select quality colorful materials and organize them in an appealing work of art. Pick from our selection of over two hundred Amish handmade quilts for a quilt that best enhances your taste.
Though the fabric pieces are stitched by machine to make sure tighter sewing, 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 two layers, nevertheless, is 100% polyester. This polyester batting guaranties both warmth and outstanding washing results.
You will find our quilts to be relatively generous in length and width. As a matter of fact, nearly all of our quilts are generous enough to overcome the necessity for a dust ruffle or pillow shams. Just as mattress heights differ, every quilt's proportions is different. We post the quilt's dimensions as well as the determined drop for you to compare to the sizing you want to have. Kindly do your homework prior to your purchase!
Are our quilts washable?
As a matter of fact, these quilts are certainly machine-washable! We advise the following standards for the best care of your heirloom quilt:
- 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 very first washing, include 1/2 cup vinegar and 2 tbsps of salt in addition to the laundry soap. This home remedy prevents bleed and also assists in protecting the colors in your quilt.
- Remove quilt when the washing machine quits to decrease wrinkles and color-bleeding.
- Never place a quilt in the dryer! Line completely dry on a breezy day.
- Quilts could be dry-cleaned at your own risk, but we definitely advise washing.
Amish Handmade Quilt Trivia
Every step of the quilt-making process needs a certain woman's know-how. Every one of our ladies concentrates on either assembling or quilting. At least 2 ladies are included in making each quilt. The ladies that sew the tops together concentrate on assembling particular quilt patterns. Given that each quilter's stitches vary, just one lady does the quilting per quilt. This system enables each woman to come to be an expert in her field.