A quilt is not just a cozy blanket: it is also a masterpiece of art. The artists that make our quilts choose top-notch colorful fabrics and arrange them into an appealing masterpiece. Pick from our stock of over two hundred Amish handmade quilts for a quilt that best enhances your taste.
While the pieces of fabric are stitched together by machine to ensure tighter stitching, 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, nonetheless, is 100% polyester. This polyester batting guaranties both heat as well as exceptional washing outcomes.
You will discover our quilts to be rather generous in length and width. Almost all of our quilts are generous enough to reduce the necessity for a dust ruffle and pillow shams. Just as bed heights differ, each and every quilt's measurements differs. You'll find we list the quilt's dimensions along with the determined drop for you to compare to the sizing you need. It is important to do your measuring ahead of your purchase!
Are our quilts washable?
Yes, our quilts are undoubtedly machine-washable! We suggest complying with these guidelines for the best care of your heirloom quilt:
- Machine wash with cold water on gentle cycle.
- Use light laundry soap, such as liquid Cheer for colors (No bleach or bleach alternatives. No Woolite or fabric softener.) For the initial washing, add 1/2 cup vinegar as well as 2 tbsps of salt along with the laundry detergent. This natural home remedy protects against hemorrhage and also aids with protecting the colors in your quilt.
- Remove quilt when the washer finishes to reduce creases and also color-bleeding.
- Never place a quilt in the clothes dryer! Line dry on a windy day.
- Quilts can be dry-cleaned at your own risk, however we most definitely recommend washing.
Amish Handmade Quilt Facts
Few people today recognize the magnitude of time and tedious workmanship involved in creating a quilt. Quilt-making is a process that make require 5—9 months
to finalize. Producing a quilt incorporates designing, shearing, assembling, quilting, and binding. All told, the entire amount of time to finish one quilt totals close to two hundred to three hundred hours.