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Eight Point Star Quilt-King

$815.00

Measures 112″ x 112″ 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 black border and over 300 yards of hand quilting. On a king bed, this quilt will have 17 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 merely a relaxing bedspread: it is also a masterpiece of art. The artists who make our quilts choose quality vivid materials and organize them into an attractive work of art. Select from our stock of over two hundred Amish homemade quilts for a quilt that perfectly complements your style.

Although the fabric pieces are stitched by machine to guarantee tighter stitching, all the quilting is done by hand. 100% cotton materials compose the top and bottom of the quilt. The batting sandwiched between those two layers, nevertheless, is 100% polyester. This polyester batting warranties both heat and also outstanding washing results.

You will discover our quilts to be remarkably large in length and width. As a matter of fact, almost all of our quilts are sizable enough to relieve the need for a dust ruffle or pillow shams. Just as bed heights differ, each quilt's size differs as well. You'll find we designate the quilt's dimensions as well as the estimated drop for you to compare to the measurements you are trying to find. It is important to do your homework ahead of making a purchase!

Are our quilts washable?

Yes, our quilts are undoubtedly machine-washable! We suggest adhering to these guidelines for the best care of your heirloom quilt:

Did you know?

For hundreds of years, various tactics have been produced to make it simpler for quilters to piece multi-angled quilts together. One of these procedures is called paper piecing, which is nearly always utilized to combine the complex points of the Mariner's Compass quilts. Paper piecing, as it name designates, uses a specific paper pattern on which the fabric pieces are stitched. The pattern helps the needleworker to correctly assemble the pieces together so that the finalized top will lay out evenly. Techniques such as this are a fantastic support to our quilt-makers!

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