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 just a relaxing bed covering: it is also a masterpiece of artwork. The artists that create our quilts pick high quality colorful materials and organize them in a creative work of art. Select from our selection of over 2 hundred homemade quilts for a quilt that perfectly complements your home design.
Although the fabric pieces are stitched 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, nevertheless, is 100% polyester. This polyester batting guaranties both warmth and excellent washing results.
Most of our quilts are generous enough to overcome the need for a dust ruffle or pillow shams. Just as mattress heights vary, each quilt's size varies. We list the quilt's dimensions along with the calculated drop for you to compare to the proportions you need. Kindly do your measuring before buying!
Are our quilts washable?
Yes, our quilts are certainly machine-washable! We advise the following standards for ideal handling results:
- Wash in a washing machine with cold water on delicate cycle.
- Use only light 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 tbsps of salt along with the laundry detergent. This natural home remedy stops bleed and also helps to protect the colors in your quilt.
- Remove quilt as soon as the washer quits to lessen creases and color-bleeding.
- Never put a quilt in the clothes dryer! Line dry on a windy day.
- Quilts could be dry-cleaned at your own risk, however we absolutely suggest washing.
Amish Homemade Quilt Facts
Not many folks comprehend the extent of time and monotonous effort engaged in creating a quilt. Quilt-making is a process that make require 5—9 months
to finish. Building a quilt involves designing, scissoring, assembling, quilting, and binding. When it's all said and done, the overall amount of time to finish one quilt totals approximately 200 to 300 hours.