A quilt is not merely a comfy bed cover: it is also a masterpiece of artwork. The crafters that design our quilts select high quality colorful materials and arrange them in a creative masterpiece. Pick from our selection of over 2 hundred Amish handmade quilts for a quilt that perfectly enhances your home design.
Though the pieces of fabric are stitched by machine to make sure tighter sewing, 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 results.
Most of our quilts are generous enough to relieve the necessity for a dust ruffle or pillow shams. Just as mattress heights differ, each quilt's dimensions differs. We publish the quilt's dimensions in conjunction with the estimated drop for you to compare to the overall size you want. Please do your research prior to your purchase!
Yes, these quilts are certainly machine-washable! We recommend the following standards for the best care of your heirloom quilt:
- Wash in a washing machine with completely cold water on delicate cycle.
- Use light laundry detergent, such as liquid Cheer for colors (No bleach or bleach alternatives. No Woolite or fabric softener.) For the very first washing, add 1/2 cup vinegar as well as 2 tbsps of salt along with the laundry soap. This natural home remedy stops hemorrhage as well as aids with establishing the colors in your quilt.
- Remove quilt as soon as the washing machine finishes to minimize creases as well as color-bleeding.
- Never put a quilt into the clothes dryer! Line completely dry on a breezy day.
- Quilts can be dry-cleaned at your own risk, but we certainly suggest washing.
Did you know?
Over the centuries, various sorts of methodologies have been cultivated to make it much simpler for quilters to sew multi-angled quilts together. One of these techniques is called paper piecing, which is often used to compose the complicated angles of the Mariner's Compass quilt
. Paper piecing, as it name indicates, uses an unique paper pattern on which the fabric fragments are stitched. The pattern directs the quilter to properly stitch the pieces together so that the finished top will lie out flat. Procedures such as this are a tremendous aid to our quilters!