A quilt is not only a comfy blanket: it is also a piece of artwork. The crafters that develop our quilts pick top quality vivid materials and arrange them in a creative masterpiece. Choose from our selection of over two hundred Amish homemade quilts for a quilt that best enhances your home design.
Though the pieces of fabric are sewn together by machine to make sure tighter stitching, all the quilting is done by hand. 100% cotton fabrics make up the top and bottom of the quilt. The batting sandwiched in between those 2 layers, nevertheless, is 100% polyester. This polyester batting guaranties both heat and also outstanding washing results.
The majority of our quilts are large enough to eliminate the need for a dust ruffle or pillow shams. Just as bed heights are different, each quilt's dimensions varies. We designate the quilt's measurements alongside the estimated drop for you to compare to the dimensions you are trying to find. Please do your research prior to buying!
Are our quilts washable?
As a matter of fact, our quilts are undoubtedly washable in a washing machine! We recommend adhering to these guidelines for best results:
- Wash in a washing machine with cold water on delicate cycle.
- Use only light laundry soap, 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 tbsps of salt along with the laundry soap. This natural home remedy prevents hemorrhage as well as aids with protecting the colors in your quilt.
- Remove quilt when the washer stops to reduce wrinkles as well as color-bleeding.
- Never ever place a quilt in the clothes dryer! Line dry on a breezy day.
- Quilts could be dry-cleaned at your own risk, however we most definitely suggest washing.
Amish Handmade Quilt Trivia
For hundreds of years, quite a few tactics have been cultivated to make it easier for quilt-makers to stitch multi-angled quilts together. One of these procedures is paper piecing, which is generally adopted to piece the complicated angles of the Mariner's Compass quilts
. Paper piecing, as it title indicates, uses a particular paper pattern onto which the material pieces are sewn. The pattern leads the needleworker to successfully stitch the pieces together so that the finished top will lie out flat. Solutions of this sort as this are a wonderful aid to our quilters!