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Eight Point Star Quilt – King

$798.00

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 the most popular is the Eight-Point Star. It includes a scalloped black border and almost 400 yards of hand quilting done by only one Pennsylvania Amish or Mennonite woman to ensure even stitching. On a king bed, this quilt will have 18 inches of drop per side.

Measures 114″ x 115″ long.

 

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 merely a cozy bedspread: it is also a masterpiece of artwork. The artisans who make our quilts pick high quality colorful fabrics and organize them in an attractive work of art. Select from our stock of over two hundred handmade quilts for a quilt that perfectly complements your taste.

While the fabric pieces are stitched with each other 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 between those 2 layers, nonetheless, is 100% polyester. This polyester batting warranties both heat and also superb washing outcomes.

Almost all of our quilts are large enough to relieve the need for a dust ruffle or pillow shams. Just as bed heights vary, each quilt's overall size is different. We specify the quilt's dimensions together with the calculated drop for you to compare to the overall size you may need. It is important to do your measuring prior to buying!

Can you wash these quilts?

Yes, our quilts are undoubtedly washable in a washing machine! We recommend complying with these guidelines for ideal handling results:

Amish Homemade Quilt Facts

Few people today understand the level of time and monotonous workmanship involved in producing a quilt. Quilt-making is a process which make require 5 to 9 months to accomplish. Constructing a quilt incorporates designing, cutting, combining, quilting, and binding. When it's all said and done, the total amount of time to complete one quilt amounts to a staggering two hundred to three hundred hours.

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