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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 475 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 17.5 inches of drop per side.

Measures 113″ x 115″ long.

 

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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 comfortable bed cover: it is also a masterpiece of artwork. The artists that design our quilts select top-notch vivid fabrics and arrange them in a captivating work of art. Pick from our selection of over two hundred Amish handmade quilts for a quilt that perfectly complements your taste.

While the pieces of fabric are sewn with each other by machine to make sure 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 two layers, however, is 100% polyester. This polyester batting guaranties both warmth as well as superb washing results.

You will find our quilts to be rather large in length and width. Almost all of our quilts are generous enough to overcome the need for a dust ruffle or pillow shams. Just as mattress heights are different, each quilt's overall size differs as well. We post the quilt's dimensions together with the calculated drop for you to compare to the proportions you need. Kindly do your measuring before your purchase!

Can you wash these quilts?

As a matter of fact, our quilts are undoubtedly washable in a washing machine! We advise adhering to these standards for the best care of your heirloom quilt:

Amish Handmade Quilt Trivia

Scarcely any people comprehend the extent of time and laborious effort involved in producing a quilt. Quilt-making is a process which make involve five to nine months to finish. Creating a quilt calls for designing, scissoring, assembling, quilting, and binding. All in all, the entire amount of time to finish one quilt adds up to a staggering 200 to 300 hours.

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