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Eight Point Star Quilt-King

$865.00

Measures 114″ x 113″ long.

The Eight-Point Star quilt is an intricate star pattern that traditionally allowed a woman to showcase her needlework skills. Precision is extremely important in piecing stars for a neat finished product! Out of the hundreds of star patterns, one of most popular is the Eight-Point Star. It includes a scalloped navy border and over 330 yards of hand quilting. On a king bed, this quilt will have 18 inches of drop per side.

Homemade quilts combine the warmth of a bed cover with a unique story told by the quilters from Lancaster County, PA. Every homemade quilt is as unique as the family, busy mother or Amish ladies group who uses a needle and thimble to thread stitch on the quilt. Some quilts involve hundreds of hours and thousands of stitches to create a unique patchwork quilt that will last for generations.

When you peruse our HOMEMADE QUILTS you are shopping for an item that tells a story and adds meaning to your bedroom! Discover more about our unique patchwork quilts and the stories behind them

We have a lot of quilts! Want to see a gallery of the major patterns? Checkout our Common Amish Quilt Patterns.

A quilt is not just a comfy bed covering: it is also a piece of art. The artisans that create our quilts choose top-notch colorful fabrics and arrange them into an eye-catching masterpiece. Choose from our stock of over two hundred handmade quilts for a quilt that perfectly matches your taste.

While the pieces of fabric are stitched by machine to ensure 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 2 layers, nevertheless, is 100% polyester. This polyester batting warranties both warmth as well as outstanding washing results.

You will discover our quilts to be relatively large in length and width. Actuality, nearly all of our quilts are generous enough to take care of the necessity for a dust ruffle or pillow shams. Just as mattress heights are different, each quilt's overall size is different as well. We list the quilt's measurements in addition to the calculated drop for you to compare to the overall size you are trying to find. Kindly do your measuring before buying!

Are our quilts washable?

As a matter of fact, our quilts are undoubtedly washable in a washing machine! We advise adhering to these guidelines for best results:

Did you know?

For hundreds of years, numerous procedures have been perfected to make it much easier for quilters to piece multi-angled quilts together. One of these methodologies is paper piecing, which is typically adopted to piece the intricate edges of the Mariner's Compass quilts. Paper piecing, as it name suggests, uses a distinct paper pattern on which the fabric pieces are sewn. The pattern guides the quilter to perfectly sew the pieces together so that the finalized top will lie out flat. Methodologies of this sort as this are a tremendous help to our quilt-makers!

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