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Fire Island Hosta Quilt – Queen

$885.00

The Fire Island Hosta Quilt is a complex but attractive quilt pattern. This quilt includes a scalloped border and was carefully hand-quilted with 248 yards of thread by one Pennsylvania Amish or Mennonite woman to ensure even stitches. This quilt is dated and will have a 20.5 inch drop per side on a queen bed.

Measures 101″ wide x 111″ 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 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:

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.

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