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:
- Wash in a washing machine with completely cold water on delicate cycle.
- Use only light laundry soap, such as liquid Cheer for colors (No bleach or bleach alternatives. No Woolite or fabric softener.) For the very first washing, include 1/2 cup vinegar as well as 2 tbsps of salt in addition to the laundry detergent. This home remedy prevents hemorrhage and assists in protecting the colors in your quilt.
- Remove quilt as soon as the washing machine finishes to lessen wrinkles and color-bleeding.
- Never place a quilt into the clothes dryer! Line completely dry on a breezy day.
- Quilts could be dry-cleaned at your own risk, but we most definitely suggest washing.
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.