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Fire Island Hosta Quilt – King

$965.00

The Fire Island Hosta Quilt is an exquisite piece of artwork done by Lancaster’s fine quilters. This quilt features a scalloped border and over 350 yards of hand-quilting. The quilt is initialed and dated and was skillfully stitched together by Mrs. Harvey Miller. Since one lady did all of the quilting, you can be assured that the stitches are even. On a queen bed, this quilt will allow 16.5  inches of drop per side.

Measures 111″ wide x 113″ long.

 

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.

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 merely a relaxing blanket: it is also a masterpiece of art. The crafters who design our quilts pick quality colorful fabrics and organize them in an eye-catching work of art. Choose from our stock of over 2 hundred handmade quilts for a quilt that best matches your style.

While the fabric pieces are stitched with each other by machine to make sure tighter stitching, all the quilting is done by hand. 100% cotton materials compose the top and bottom of the quilt. The batting sandwiched in between those 2 layers, nonetheless, is 100% polyester. This polyester batting guaranties both warmth as well as outstanding washing outcomes.

You will find our quilts to be remarkably sizable in length and width. In fact, well-nigh of our quilts are large enough to eliminate the need for a dust ruffle or pillow shams. Just as mattress heights vary, every quilt's measurements differs. We post the quilt's measurements with the calculated drop for you to compare to the overall size you may need. It is important to do your research prior to purchasing!

Are our quilts washable?

As a matter of fact, our quilts are certainly machine-washable! We recommend adhering to these guidelines for the best care of your heirloom quilt:

Did you know?

For hundreds of years, a variety of strategies have been cultivated to make it much easier for quilt-makers to stitch multi-angled quilts together. One of these tactics is called paper piecing, which is usually applied to piece the challenging corners of the Mariner's Compass quilt. Paper piecing, as it name suggests, uses a specific paper pattern on which the fabric segments are stitched. The pattern directs the seamstress to properly sew the pieces together so that the finished top will lay out evenly. Strategies such as this are an excellent aid to our quilt-makers!

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