A quilt is not merely a relaxing bedspread: it is also a piece of artwork. The artists who develop our quilts select top-notch colorful materials and arrange them in an attractive masterpiece. Pick from our stock of over 2 hundred Amish handmade quilts for a quilt that perfectly enhances your taste.
While the pieces of fabric are sewn with each other by machine to make certain tighter sewing, all the quilting is done by hand. 100% cotton materials compose the top and bottom of the quilt. The batting sandwiched between those two layers, nevertheless, is 100% polyester. This polyester batting guaranties both warmth and excellent washing results.
Most of our quilts are sizable enough to take care of the need for a dust ruffle and pillow shams. Just as bed heights differ, each quilt's measurements differs. You'll find we specify the quilt's measurements alongside the estimated drop for you to compare to the dimensions you may need. It is important to do your research ahead of your purchase!
Yes, our quilts are indeed machine-washable! We advise adhering to these guidelines for best results:
- Wash in a washing machine with completely cold water on delicate cycle.
- Use only 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 also 2 tablespoons of salt along with the laundry soap. This home remedy prevents bleed and also assists in protecting the colors in your quilt.
- Remove quilt as soon as the washing machine stops to decrease wrinkles and also color-bleeding.
- Never place a quilt into the clothes dryer! Line completely dry on a windy day.
- Quilts can be dry-cleaned at your own risk, however we absolutely recommend washing.
Amish Handmade Quilt Facts
Each step of the quilt-making process requires a specific lady's proficiency. Every one of our women specializes in either assembling or quilting. At the very least two ladies are entailed in making each quilt. The women that stitch the tops with each other specialize in assembling specific quilt patterns. Considering that each quilter's stitches differ, just one lady does the quilting per quilt. This system allows each woman to end up being an expert in her work.