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Eight Point Star Quilt – Queen

$779.00

Measures 102″x 100″ long

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! Black and tan stars alternate throughout the quilt to give it a continuous pattern. The Eight-Point Star quilt has a scalloped slate border all the way around and is very neatly hand-quilted by one Amish lady, which insures uniform stitches in all 294 yards of hand-quilting.

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 just a relaxing bed covering: it is also a piece of art. The crafters that design our quilts pick quality vivid fabrics and arrange them into a distinct work of art. Pick from our selection of over 2 hundred handmade quilts for a quilt that best complements your taste.

Though the fabric pieces are stitched 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 2 layers, nevertheless, is 100% polyester. This polyester batting guaranties both heat as well as exceptional washing results.

You will discover our quilts to be reasonably large in length and width. Almost all of our quilts are generous enough to overcome the need for a dust ruffle and pillow shams. Just as bed heights vary, each quilt's measurements is different as well. You'll find we specify the quilt's dimensions with the estimated drop for you to compare to the measurements you need. It is important to do your research ahead of making a purchase!

Washing Quilts?

Yes, our quilts are undoubtedly washable in a washing machine! We advise adhering to these guidelines for best results:

Amish Homemade Quilt Trivia

The term handmade is commonly utilized to describe crafts produced by a craftsman as opposed to a manufacturing facility. Because it is not mass-produced, each handmade quilt is special. Not all the sewing in a handcrafted quilt is done by hand. Just as the woodcrafter utilizes mechanical tools to create his craftsmanship, our seamstresses make use of numerous tools to craft these quilts. The seamstress cuts her items with a rotating knife and sew them together on the stitching machine. The quilter deals with merely thread, needle, as well as thimble to quilt numerous little stitches throughout the quilt. Handmade is a gift: it is the gift of time and skill to produce a product distinctively for you.

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