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Eight Point Star Quilt – Queen

$779.00

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 brown border and over 300 yards of hand quilting. This beautiful quilt was hand-quilted by Mrs. Enos Miller. On a queen bed, this quilt will have 21.5 inches of drop per side.

Measures 103″ wide x 113″ long.

 

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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 masterpiece of artwork. The crafters that develop our quilts choose top-notch vivid materials and organize them in a creative masterpiece. Select from our stock of over two hundred homemade quilts for a quilt that perfectly complements your style.

Though the fabric pieces are stitched with each other by machine to guarantee tighter sewing, 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 warranties both warmth and also outstanding washing results.

Almost all of our quilts are large enough to overcome the necessity for a dust ruffle or pillow shams. Just as mattress heights are different, each quilt's measurements is different. We publish the quilt's dimensions together with the estimated drop for you to compare to the overall size you want. Please do your research ahead of buying!

Washing Quilts?

As a matter of fact, these quilts are certainly machine-washable! We recommend adhering to these guidelines for the best care of your heirloom quilt:

Amish Handmade Quilt Facts

The occupation of many Amish and Mennonite women must fit their home life, because they stay at home to care for their households. Quilting fits that need. Our company allows these women to work at their own pace to ensure they can effectively take care of their family. For lots of women, making quilts is actually good therapy as well as a superb past-time.

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