The Fire Island Hosta quilt is an exquisite piece of artwork done by Lancaster's fine quilters. This king quilt features a scalloped border and 474 yards of hand-quilting. Many hours of detailed work by skilled hands produced this quilt. The quilt is initialed and dated. On a king bed this quilt will allow 17 inches of drop per side.
A quilt is not only a cozy bedspread: it is also a masterpiece of art. The artists that make our quilts choose top quality vibrant materials and organize them into a captivating work of art. Choose from our selection of over 2 hundred Amish homemade quilts for a quilt that best enhances your home design.
Though the pieces of fabric are sewn with each other by machine to make certain tighter sewing, all the quilting is done by hand. 100% cotton fabrics make up the top and bottom of the quilt. The batting sandwiched between those two layers, nevertheless, is 100% polyester. This polyester batting warranties both warmth and exceptional washing outcomes.
Almost all of our quilts are generous enough to take care of the necessity for a dust ruffle or pillow shams. Just as bed heights differ, each quilt's sizing varies. We specify the quilt's dimensions along with the estimated drop for you to compare to the dimensions you need. It is important to do your measuring before buying!
Fortunately, our quilts are indeed washable in a washing machine! We recommend adhering to these standards for best results:
- Machine wash with completely cold water on gentle cycle.
- Use mild laundry soap, such as liquid Cheer for colors (No bleach or bleach alternatives. No Woolite or fabric softener.) For the initial washing, include 1/2 cup vinegar as well as 2 tablespoons of salt along with the laundry soap. This home remedy protects against bleed and aids with protecting the colors in your quilt.
- Remove quilt immediately after the washing machine finishes to decrease creases as well as color-bleeding.
- Never put a quilt into the dryer! Line completely dry on a windy day.
- Quilts can be dry-cleaned at your own risk, but we definitely suggest washing.
Amish Homemade Quilt Facts
Over the centuries, various kinds of solutions have been developed to make it much simpler for quilters to stitch multi-angled quilts together. One of these procedures is named paper piecing, which is normally used to combine the complicated angles of the Mariner's Compass quilts
. Paper piecing, as it name indicates, uses a particular paper pattern onto which the material cuts are stitched. The pattern directs the seamstress to correctly stitch the pieces together so that the completed top will lie out evenly. Tactics of this sort as this are a marvelous help to our quilters!