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Eight Point Star Quilt – Queen

$820.00

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 border and many yards of hand quilting. This beautiful quilt was hand-quilted by one Amish or Mennonite woman to ensure uniform stitching and is initialed and dated. On a queen bed, this quilt will have 22 inches of drop per side.

Measures 104″ x 115″ 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 merely a comfy blanket: it is also a piece of artwork. The artisans that design our quilts pick top-notch colorful materials and arrange them in a creative masterpiece. Select from our selection of over 2 hundred homemade quilts for a quilt that perfectly complements your home design.

Though the fabric pieces are sewn with each other by machine to make sure 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 2 layers, nonetheless, is 100% polyester. This polyester batting guaranties both heat and outstanding washing outcomes.

You will find our quilts to be really sizable in length and width. Almost all of our quilts are generous enough to overcome the necessity for a dust ruffle and pillow shams. Just as bed heights vary, each quilt's dimensions can be different as well. We specify the quilt's measurements as well as the estimated drop for you to compare to the sizing you may need. Kindly do your research ahead of your purchase!

Washing Quilts?

Fortunately, our quilts are undoubtedly machine-washable! We recommend complying with these standards for ideal handling results:

Amish Homemade Quilt Trivia

Scarcely any folks realize the magnitude of time and monotonous effort associated with creating a quilt. Producing a quilt is a process that make involve 5 to 9 months to accomplish. Crafting a quilt is based on designing, shearing, assembling, quilting, and binding. All in all, the complete amount of time to finish one quilt totals around 200—300 hours.

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