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 comfortable blanket: it is also a masterpiece of artwork. The crafters who create our quilts select top-notch vibrant materials and organize them in an eye-catching masterpiece. Select from our stock of over two hundred Amish homemade quilts for a quilt that perfectly complements your taste.
Though the pieces of fabric are sewn with each other by machine to make certain tighter sewing, all the quilting is done by hand. 100% cotton materials compose the top and bottom of the quilt. The batting sandwiched in between those 2 layers, nevertheless, is 100% polyester. This polyester batting guaranties both heat and excellent washing outcomes.
The majority of our quilts are large enough to reduce the necessity for a dust ruffle and pillow shams. Just as bed heights differ, each quilt's dimensions varies. We list the quilt's measurements in conjunction with the determined drop for you to compare to the measurements you need. Kindly do your research ahead of purchasing!
Can you wash these quilts?
Fortunately, our quilts are undoubtedly machine-washable! We advise adhering to these guidelines for the best care of your heirloom quilt:
- Machine wash with only cold water on gentle cycle.
- Use light laundry detergent, such as liquid Cheer for colors (No bleach or bleach alternatives. No Woolite or fabric softener.) For the initial washing, include 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 helps to establish the colors in your quilt.
- Remove quilt as soon as the washer finishes to minimize creases and also color-bleeding.
- Never ever put a quilt in the clothes dryer! Line dry on a breezy day.
- Quilts can be dry-cleaned at your own risk, but we absolutely recommend washing.
Did you know?
Because many Amish and Mennonite women remain at home to care for their families, their occupations must fit their home life. Quilting fits that requirement. We permit these ladies to create at their own rate so that they may appropriately look after their household. For many women, making quilts is good therapy and also an excellent past-time.