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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 with 298 yards of thread by one Amish or Mennonite woman to ensure uniform stitching and is initialed and dated. On a queen bed, this quilt will have 20.5 inches of drop per side.

Measures 101″ x 114″ 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 bed covering: it is also a piece of artwork. The artisans that create our quilts select high quality vivid materials and arrange them into a distinct masterpiece. Choose from our selection of over two hundred handmade quilts for a quilt that perfectly complements your home design.

Although the pieces of fabric are stitched with each other by machine to make sure tighter sewing, 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 two layers, nonetheless, is 100% polyester. This polyester batting warranties both warmth and also outstanding washing results.

The majority of our quilts are sizable enough to relieve the necessity for a dust ruffle or pillow shams. Just as bed heights differ, each quilt's overall size is different. We list the quilt's dimensions in addition to the calculated drop for you to compare to the measurements you need. Kindly do your measuring before making a purchase!

Can you wash these quilts?

Fortunately, these quilts are undoubtedly machine-washable! We recommend the following standards for best results:

Did you know?

The occupation of lots of Amish and Mennonite mothers must coincide with their home life, given that they remain at home to care for their families. Quilting meets that requirement. We enable these ladies to create at their own personal pace to ensure that they can appropriately look after their household. For lots of women, quilt-making is actually good therapy as well as a superb past-time.

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