A quilt is not merely a cozy blanket: it is also a piece of art. The artisans that design our quilts choose top quality vivid fabrics and arrange them in an attractive masterpiece. Pick from our selection of over 2 hundred Amish homemade quilts for a quilt that perfectly complements your taste.
Though the fabric pieces are stitched by machine to guarantee 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 2 layers, however, is 100% polyester. This polyester batting guaranties both heat and exceptional washing outcomes.
Most of our quilts are large enough to reduce the necessity for a dust ruffle and pillow shams. Just as mattress heights vary, each quilt's size differs. You'll find we publish the quilt's dimensions in conjunction with the determined drop for you to compare to the dimensions you are trying to find. Kindly do your measuring before your purchase!
Are our quilts washable?
Fortunately, these quilts are undoubtedly washable in a washing machine! We recommend adhering to these guidelines for the best care of your heirloom quilt:
- Machine wash with completely cold water on gentle cycle.
- Use mild laundry soap, such as liquid Cheer for colors (No bleach or bleach alternatives. No Woolite or fabric softener.) For the very first washing, add 1/2 cup vinegar and 2 tbsps of salt along with the laundry detergent. This natural home remedy avoids bleed and also assists in protecting the colors in your quilt.
- Remove quilt immediately after the washer stops to minimize wrinkles and also color-bleeding.
- Never put a quilt into the dryer! Line dry on a windy day.
- Quilts can be dry-cleaned at your own risk, however we definitely recommend washing.
Amish Homemade Quilt Trivia
Scarcely any people today realize the level of time and monotonous labor connected with producing a quilt. Quilt-making is a process that make consume 5—9 months
to complete. Putting together a quilt calls for designing, scissoring, piecing, quilting, and binding. All in all, the full amount of time to finish one quilt amounts to close to 200 to 300 hours.