A quilt is not only a cozy blanket: it is also a piece of artwork. The artists that develop our quilts choose high quality vibrant fabrics and arrange them into a creative masterpiece. Choose from our stock of over two hundred handmade quilts for a quilt that perfectly matches your home design.
While the fabric pieces are stitched by machine to guarantee tighter stitching, all the quilting is done by hand. 100% cotton materials make up the top and bottom of the quilt. The batting sandwiched in between those two layers, nonetheless, is 100% polyester. This polyester batting guaranties both heat as well as superb washing outcomes.
The majority of our quilts are generous enough to take care of the necessity for a dust ruffle or pillow shams. Just as mattress heights vary, each quilt's size can be different. You'll find we designate the quilt's measurements in conjunction with the calculated drop for you to compare to the sizing you need. Definitely do your homework ahead of buying!
As a matter of fact, these quilts are undoubtedly machine-washable! We advise complying with these guidelines for ideal handling results:
- Wash in a washing machine with 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 very first washing, include 1/2 cup vinegar and 2 tablespoons of salt in addition to the laundry detergent. This natural home remedy avoids bleed and helps to establish the colors in your quilt.
- Remove quilt immediately after the washer quits to lessen wrinkles and also color-bleeding.
- Never put a quilt in the dryer! Line completely dry on a windy day.
- Quilts could be dry-cleaned at your own risk, but we absolutely advise washing.
Amish Handmade Quilt Trivia
For hundreds of years, quite a few techniques have been cultivated to make it more convenient for quilters to piece multi-angled quilts together. One of these procedures is named paper piecing, which is popularly taken advantage of to assemble the challenging corners of the Mariner's Compass quilt
. Paper piecing, as it title illustrates, uses a particular paper pattern on top of which the fabric cuts are stitched. The pattern guides the needleworker to successfully assemble the pieces together so that the finalized top will lay out flat. Tactics such as this are a fantastic support to our quilters!