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 merely a comfy blanket: it is also a piece of artwork. The artists who develop our quilts select quality colorful fabrics and organize them into an eye-catching work of art. Choose from our selection of over two hundred Amish homemade quilts for a quilt that perfectly enhances your style.
Although the pieces of fabric are stitched by machine to ensure tighter stitching, 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, however, is 100% polyester. This polyester batting warranties both warmth as well as exceptional washing outcomes.
Just about all of our quilts are generous enough to eliminate the need for a dust ruffle and pillow shams. Just as bed heights are different, each quilt's size is different. We list the quilt's measurements together with the calculated drop for you to compare to the dimensions you need. It is important to do your measuring before making a purchase!
As a matter of fact, our quilts are indeed machine-washable! We advise the following standards for the best care of your heirloom quilt:
- Wash in a washing machine with completely cold water on gentle cycle.
- Use light laundry soap, such as liquid Cheer for colors (No bleach or bleach alternatives. No Woolite or fabric softener.) For the first washing, include 1/2 cup vinegar and also 2 tablespoons of salt in addition to the laundry detergent. This home remedy stops bleed as well as helps to establish the colors in your quilt.
- Remove quilt when the washer stops to decrease creases and color-bleeding.
- Never put a quilt in the clothes dryer! Line dry on a breezy day.
- Quilts could be dry-cleaned at your own risk, however we absolutely suggest washing.
Amish Homemade Quilt Facts
Not too many folks know the amount of time and monotonous workmanship engaged in creating a quilt. Making a quilt is a process that make require 5 to 9 months
to finalize. Building a quilt includes designing, scissoring, assembling, quilting, and binding. When it's all said and done, the full amount of time to complete one quilt totals approximately two hundred to three hundred hours.