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 only a relaxing bed covering: it is also a masterpiece of artwork. The artisans that develop our quilts pick quality colorful fabrics and organize them into a distinct work of art. Choose from our selection of over two hundred handmade quilts for a quilt that perfectly matches your taste.
While the fabric pieces are stitched by machine to ensure tighter sewing, all the quilting is done by hand. 100% cotton fabrics compose the top and bottom of the quilt. The batting sandwiched between those two layers, nonetheless, is 100% polyester. This polyester batting warranties both heat and also exceptional washing results.
Most of our quilts are generous enough to relieve the need for a dust ruffle or pillow shams. Just as bed heights vary, each quilt's overall size varies. We publish the quilt's measurements alongside the determined drop for you to compare to the dimensions you are looking for. Definitely do your research prior to buying!
Can you wash these quilts?
Yes, our quilts are indeed machine-washable! We advise adhering to these guidelines for the best care of your heirloom quilt:
- Wash in a washing machine with cold water on gentle cycle.
- Use only mild laundry soap, such as liquid Cheer for colors (No bleach or bleach alternatives. No Woolite or fabric softener.) For the initial washing, add 1/2 cup vinegar as well as 2 tablespoons of salt in addition to the laundry detergent. This home remedy protects against hemorrhage and also assists in protecting the colors in your quilt.
- Remove quilt when the washer stops to decrease creases and also color-bleeding.
- Never put a quilt in the dryer! Line dry on a windy day.
- Quilts could be dry-cleaned at your own risk, but we absolutely advise washing.
Amish Handmade Quilt Facts
Not too many people today know the scope of time and laborious workmanship associated with making a quilt. Quilt-making is a process which make require five to nine months
to finish. Crafting a quilt necessitates designing, cutting, assembling, quilting, and binding. When it's all said and done, the total amount of time to finish one quilt amounts to somewhere around 200 to 300 hours.