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 cozy blanket: it is also a piece of artwork. The artisans that create our quilts choose high quality colorful fabrics and arrange them into a distinct work of art. Select from our selection of over two hundred Amish homemade quilts for a quilt that perfectly complements your style.
Although the pieces of fabric are stitched by machine to guarantee tighter stitching, all the quilting is done by hand. 100% cotton materials make up the top and bottom of the quilt. The batting sandwiched between those 2 layers, however, is 100% polyester. This polyester batting guaranties both warmth and excellent washing results.
You will discover our quilts to be rather generous in length and width. The majority of our quilts are generous enough to minimize the necessity for a dust ruffle and pillow shams. Just as bed heights vary, each quilt's dimensions is different as well. You'll find we specify the quilt's dimensions as well as the calculated drop for you to compare to the overall size you want to have. Kindly do your homework before making a purchase!
Yes, these quilts are certainly washable in a washing machine! We advise the following standards for the best care of your heirloom quilt:
- Wash in a washing machine with cold water on delicate cycle.
- Use only mild laundry detergent, such as liquid Cheer for colors (No bleach or bleach alternatives. No Woolite or fabric softener.) For the very first washing, include 1/2 cup vinegar and also 2 tbsps of salt in addition to the laundry detergent. This natural remedy prevents hemorrhage and also helps to protect the colors in your quilt.
- Remove quilt when the washer quits to reduce wrinkles and color-bleeding.
- Never put a quilt into the clothes dryer! Line dry on a breezy day.
- Quilts could be dry-cleaned at your own risk, but we certainly recommend washing.
Amish Handmade Quilt Trivia
Only a few people grasp the level of time and monotonous labor involved in creating a quilt. Crafting a quilt is a process that make require five to nine months
to complete. Making a quilt incorporates designing, scissoring, assembling, quilting, and binding. In all, the total amount of time to complete one quilt totals roughly two hundred to three hundred hours.