A quilt is not just a comfy blanket: it is also a masterpiece of artwork. The artisans who design our quilts select high quality vivid materials and organize them in an appealing masterpiece. Select from our stock of over 2 hundred handmade quilts for a quilt that perfectly complements your taste.
Although 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 in between those two layers, nonetheless, is 100% polyester. This polyester batting warranties both heat and superb washing results.
Just about all of our quilts are sizable enough to take care of the need for a dust ruffle or pillow shams. Just as bed heights vary, each quilt's sizing is different. You'll find we list the quilt's dimensions along with the determined drop for you to compare to the sizing you may need. Please do your homework prior to buying!
Are our quilts washable?
Fortunately, these quilts are certainly washable in a washing machine! We recommend the following guidelines for the best care of your heirloom quilt:
- Wash in a washing machine with cold water on delicate cycle.
- Use mild laundry soap, 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 2 tablespoons of salt along with the laundry soap. This natural remedy avoids bleed and also assists in establishing the colors in your quilt.
- Remove quilt when the washer stops to minimize wrinkles and color-bleeding.
- Never ever place a quilt in the clothes dryer! Line completely dry on a windy day.
- Quilts can be dry-cleaned at your own risk, but we definitely recommend washing.
Amish Handmade Quilt Facts
Scarcely any folks know the amount of time and tedious labor connected with making a quilt. Quilt-making is a process that make require five to nine months
to finalize. Producing a quilt consists of designing, cutting, combining, quilting, and binding. All told, the full amount of time to complete one quilt amounts to close to 200—300 hours.