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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 370 yards of hand-quilting. The quilt is initialed and dated. 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 18 inches of drop per side.

Measures 114″ wide x 112″ 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 bedspread: it is also a piece of art. The artisans that make our quilts select top-notch vibrant materials and arrange them into an eye-catching masterpiece. Pick from our selection of over two hundred Amish homemade quilts for a quilt that best matches your style.

Though the pieces of fabric are stitched together by machine to ensure tighter sewing, 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 warranties both heat and also outstanding washing results.

Most of our quilts are sizable enough to overcome the necessity for a dust ruffle or pillow shams. Just as mattress heights differ, each quilt's dimensions can be different. You'll find we post the quilt's measurements alongside the calculated drop for you to compare to the dimensions you are looking for. It is important to do your measuring before buying!

Washing Quilts?

Yes, our quilts are undoubtedly washable in a washing machine! We suggest complying with these guidelines for the best care of your heirloom quilt:

Amish Handmade Quilt Facts

Scarcely any people realize the level of time and laborious labor associated with creating a quilt. Quilt-making is a process that make involve 5—9 months to accomplish. Creating a quilt incorporates designing, scissoring, combining, quilting, and binding. All in all, the entire amount of time to complete one quilt adds up to approximately 200—300 hours.

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