A quilt is not merely a comfortable bedspread: it is also a masterpiece of artwork. The crafters that design our quilts choose high quality vivid materials and arrange them in an attractive masterpiece. Pick from our stock of over two hundred Amish handmade quilts for a quilt that best matches your style.
While the fabric pieces are stitched by machine to ensure tighter sewing, all the quilting is done by hand. 100% cotton fabrics compose the top and bottom of the quilt. The batting sandwiched in between those 2 layers, nonetheless, is 100% polyester. This polyester batting warranties both heat as well as exceptional washing results.
Just about all of our quilts are large enough to take care of the necessity for a dust ruffle or pillow shams. Just as bed heights vary, each quilt's proportions differs. We publish the quilt's dimensions with the estimated drop for you to compare to the sizing you need. It is important to do your research prior to buying!
Fortunately, our quilts are indeed machine-washable! We recommend complying with these standards for the best care of your heirloom quilt:
- Wash in a washing machine with only cold water on delicate cycle.
- Use 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 in addition to the laundry detergent. This natural home remedy protects against bleed as well as assists in establishing the colors in your quilt.
- Remove quilt immediately after the washing machine finishes to decrease wrinkles and color-bleeding.
- Never place a quilt in the clothes dryer! Line dry on a breezy day.
- Quilts can be dry-cleaned at your own risk, however we absolutely advise washing.
Amish Homemade Quilt Facts
Not too many people grasp the amount of time and tedious effort connected with producing a quilt. Quilt-making is a process that make require 5—9 months
to complete. Making a quilt necessitates designing, cutting, piecing, quilting, and binding. All in all, the entire amount of time to finish one quilt totals as much as 200 to 300 hours.