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 comfy bedspread: it is also a masterpiece of artwork. The artisans who develop our quilts pick top-notch vibrant fabrics and organize them into an attractive masterpiece. Pick from our selection of over 2 hundred Amish homemade quilts for a quilt that perfectly enhances your home design.
Though the fabric pieces are sewn together by machine to make sure tighter stitching, all the quilting is done by hand. 100% cotton materials compose the top and bottom of the quilt. The batting sandwiched between those 2 layers, nonetheless, is 100% polyester. This polyester batting guaranties both heat and also excellent washing results.
The majority of our quilts are generous enough to overcome the necessity for a dust ruffle and pillow shams. Just as bed heights vary, each quilt's dimensions varies. You'll find we post the quilt's dimensions with the determined drop for you to compare to the measurements you may need. It is important to do your research prior to buying!
Are our quilts washable?
Yes, these quilts are undoubtedly machine-washable! We suggest complying with these standards for best results:
- Machine wash with cold water on gentle cycle.
- Use only light 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 and also 2 tbsps of salt along with the laundry detergent. This natural home remedy avoids bleed and aids with establishing the colors in your quilt.
- Remove quilt when the washer finishes to decrease creases as well as color-bleeding.
- Never put a quilt into the clothes dryer! Line completely dry on a breezy day.
- Quilts could be dry-cleaned at your own risk, but we certainly advise washing.
Amish Handmade Quilt Facts
Not too many folks grasp the amount of time and tedious workmanship associated with creating a quilt. Putting together a quilt is a process that make involve 5—9 months
to accomplish. Putting together a quilt involves designing, shearing, assembling, quilting, and binding. All told, the complete amount of time to complete one quilt adds up to around two hundred to three hundred hours.