A quilt is not only a relaxing bed covering: it is also a masterpiece of artwork. The artisans who design our quilts pick top-notch vivid fabrics and arrange them into an eye-catching work of art. Select from our stock of over two hundred homemade quilts for a quilt that perfectly enhances your home design.
While the fabric pieces are stitched by machine to ensure 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 2 layers, nevertheless, is 100% polyester. This polyester batting warranties both heat as well as outstanding washing outcomes.
You will discover our quilts to be reasonably sizable in length and width. Almost all of our quilts are generous enough to minimize the necessity for a dust ruffle and pillow shams. Just as bed heights are different, every quilt's dimensions is different. We post the quilt's measurements along with the calculated drop for you to compare to the size you are looking for. It is important to do your research prior to making a purchase!
Can you wash these quilts?
As a matter of fact, our quilts are indeed machine-washable! We suggest the following guidelines for ideal handling results:
- Machine wash with cold water on gentle cycle.
- Use light laundry detergent, such as liquid Cheer for colors (No bleach or bleach alternatives. No Woolite or fabric softener.) For the initial washing, include 1/2 cup vinegar and also 2 tablespoons of salt in addition to the laundry detergent. This natural remedy stops bleed as well as assists in establishing the colors in your quilt.
- Remove quilt immediately after the washer quits to reduce creases and color-bleeding.
- Never place a quilt in the dryer! Line dry on a breezy day.
- Quilts could be dry-cleaned at your own risk, but we most definitely recommend washing.
Amish Handmade Quilt Facts
For hundreds of years, various sorts of strategies have been cultivated to make it more convenient for quilt-makers to stitch multi-angled quilts together. One of these strategies is paper piecing, which is frequently applied to assemble the complex points of the Mariner's Compass quilt
. Paper piecing, as it title suggests, uses a special paper pattern onto which the material segments are stitched. The pattern helps the needleworker to properly stitch the pieces together so that the completed top will lie out flat. Strategies such as this are a very good support to our quilters!