A quilt is not only a comfy bed cover: it is also a piece of artwork. The artists that develop our quilts pick quality colorful fabrics and arrange them in an attractive work of art. Pick from our stock of over two hundred Amish homemade quilts for a quilt that perfectly complements your taste.
While the fabric pieces are sewn with each other by machine to make certain tighter sewing, all the quilting is done by hand. 100% cotton fabrics compose the top and bottom of the quilt. The batting sandwiched in between those 2 layers, nevertheless, is 100% polyester. This polyester batting guaranties both warmth and exceptional washing results.
You will find our quilts to be remarkably generous in length and width. In fact, almost all of our quilts are generous enough to take care of the need for a dust ruffle and pillow shams. Just as mattress heights are different, every quilt's proportions varies. You'll find we specify the quilt's dimensions as well as the estimated drop for you to compare to the proportions you need. Kindly do your measuring ahead of buying!
Can you wash these quilts?
Fortunately, these quilts are indeed washable in a washing machine! We recommend complying with these guidelines for the best care of your heirloom quilt:
- Machine wash with only cold water on delicate cycle.
- Use mild laundry detergent, such as liquid Cheer for colors (No bleach or bleach alternatives. No Woolite or fabric softener.) For the first washing, add 1/2 cup vinegar and also 2 tbsps of salt along with the laundry soap. This home remedy protects against hemorrhage as well as assists in establishing the colors in your quilt.
- Remove quilt as soon as the washing machine finishes to lessen creases and color-bleeding.
- Never ever place a quilt in the dryer! Line dry on a breezy day.
- Quilts could be dry-cleaned at your own risk, but we absolutely advise washing.
Amish Handmade Quilt Facts
Over the centuries, quite a few solutions have been perfected to make it less complicated for quilt-makers to stitch multi-angled quilts together. One of these strategies is named paper piecing, which is nearly always used to combine the challenging points of the Mariner's Compass quilt
. Paper piecing, as it title implies, uses a specific paper pattern on top of which the cloth segments are sewn. The pattern directs the quilter to accurately sew the pieces together so that the completed top will lie out evenly. Methodologies such as this are a great support to our quilters!