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 comfortable bed cover: it is also a piece of art. The artists who create our quilts choose quality vivid fabrics and organize them in an eye-catching masterpiece. Pick from our stock of over two hundred Amish homemade quilts for a quilt that best matches your style.
Though the fabric pieces are stitched by machine to make sure tighter stitching, all the quilting is done by hand. 100% cotton fabrics make up the top and bottom of the quilt. The batting sandwiched in between those 2 layers, nonetheless, is 100% polyester. This polyester batting warranties both heat and also excellent washing results.
You will find our quilts to be really generous in length and width. Most of our quilts are generous enough to minimize the necessity for a dust ruffle or pillow shams. Just as bed heights differ, every quilt's measurements can be different. We publish the quilt's dimensions as well as the estimated drop for you to compare to the sizing you want to have. Please do your homework before making a purchase!
Are our quilts washable?
Yes, our quilts are indeed machine-washable! We advise adhering to these guidelines for the best care of your heirloom quilt:
- Machine wash with cold water on delicate cycle.
- Use mild laundry detergent, 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 as well as 2 tablespoons of salt along with the laundry detergent. This natural remedy stops bleed as well as helps to protect the colors in your quilt.
- Remove quilt when the washing machine stops to minimize wrinkles and color-bleeding.
- Never ever place a quilt in the clothes dryer! Line dry on a windy day.
- Quilts could be dry-cleaned at your own risk, however we most definitely advise washing.
Did you know?
Only a few people today realize the extent of time and laborious workmanship involved in producing a quilt. Quilt-making is a process that make require 5—9 months
to complete. Putting together a quilt is based on designing, cutting, assembling, quilting, and binding. All told, the full amount of time to finish one quilt adds up to as much as two hundred to three hundred hours.