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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 382 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 21 inches of drop per side.

Measures 120″ x 120″ 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 only a relaxing bed covering: it is also a masterpiece of art. The crafters who create our quilts pick high quality vivid materials and arrange them in an appealing work of art. Choose from our stock of over 2 hundred homemade quilts for a quilt that perfectly complements your home design.

While the pieces of fabric are sewn with each other by machine to make certain 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 two layers, however, is 100% polyester. This polyester batting warranties both warmth and also outstanding washing results.

You will discover our quilts to be reasonably large in length and width. In fact, most of our quilts are sizable enough to eliminate the necessity for a dust ruffle and pillow shams. Just as mattress heights vary, every quilt's dimensions can be different. You'll find we designate the quilt's dimensions as well as the calculated drop for you to compare to the measurements you need. Kindly do your research before purchasing!

Washing Quilts?

As a matter of fact, these quilts are certainly washable in a washing machine! We advise complying with these standards for best results:

Did you know?

Not many people today realize the magnitude of time and laborious effort connected with creating a quilt. Quilt-making is a process that make consume 5 to 9 months to complete. Putting together a quilt necessitates designing, cutting, combining, quilting, and binding. In all, the complete amount of time to complete one quilt totals roughly 200—300 hours.

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