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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.

 

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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 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:

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.

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