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:
- Machine wash with completely cold water on delicate cycle.
- Use only mild laundry detergent, such as liquid Cheer for colors (No bleach or bleach alternatives. No Woolite or fabric softener.) For the first washing, add 1/2 cup vinegar and 2 tablespoons of salt in addition to the laundry soap. This home remedy protects against hemorrhage as well as helps to establish the colors in your quilt.
- Remove quilt immediately after the washer stops to decrease wrinkles as well as color-bleeding.
- Never ever put a quilt in the clothes dryer! Line dry on a windy day.
- Quilts could be dry-cleaned at your own risk, however we most definitely recommend washing.
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!