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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 362 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″ wide 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 only a cozy bed covering: it is also a piece of artwork. The crafters who design our quilts select quality vivid materials and organize them into a distinct work of art. Pick from our selection of over two hundred Amish homemade quilts for a quilt that perfectly matches your style.

While the fabric pieces are stitched 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, nevertheless, is 100% polyester. This polyester batting guaranties both warmth and also excellent washing outcomes.

You will find our quilts to be relatively large in length and width. Actuality, most of our quilts are large enough to eliminate the need for a dust ruffle or pillow shams. Just as bed heights differ, each quilt's dimensions is different as well. You'll find we designate the quilt's measurements along with the determined drop for you to compare to the dimensions you are trying to find. It is important to do your research before purchasing!

Are our quilts washable?

Fortunately, these quilts are undoubtedly washable in a washing machine! We suggest the following standards for best results:

Amish Homemade Quilt Facts

The term handmade is commonly utilized to define crafts created by a craftsman instead of a factory. Because it is not mass-produced, each handmade quilt is distinct. Not all the sewing in a handmade quilt is done by hand. Just as the woodcrafter makes use of mechanical devices to develop his craftsmanship, our seamstresses use numerous tools to craft these quilts. The seamstress cuts her items with a rotary knife as well as sew them with each other on the sewing machine. The quilter functions with merely thimble, needle, as well as string to quilt thousands of small stitches throughout the quilt. Handmade is a gift: it is the gift of time and also skill to produce an item distinctly for you.

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