A quilt is not merely a cozy bedspread: it is also a piece of artwork. The crafters who develop our quilts pick top-notch colorful fabrics and organize them into an eye-catching work of art. Choose from our stock of over two hundred handmade quilts for a quilt that perfectly enhances your home design.
While the pieces of fabric are stitched by machine to make sure 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, nonetheless, is 100% polyester. This polyester batting guaranties both warmth and excellent washing results.
You will find our quilts to be really large in length and width. In fact, well-nigh of our quilts are large enough to take care of the need for a dust ruffle and pillow shams. Just as bed heights differ, each quilt's overall size is different as well. We post the quilt's dimensions with the calculated drop for you to compare to the dimensions you want to have. Please do your research prior to your purchase!
Can you wash these quilts?
Fortunately, these quilts are certainly machine-washable! We suggest adhering to these guidelines for the best care of your heirloom quilt:
- Machine wash with cold water on gentle 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 and also 2 tbsps of salt in addition to the laundry soap. This natural home remedy stops hemorrhage and also helps to protect the colors in your quilt.
- Remove quilt as soon as the washing machine quits to lessen wrinkles and color-bleeding.
- Never put a quilt into the clothes dryer! Line dry on a windy day.
- Quilts can be dry-cleaned at your own risk, however we definitely recommend washing.
Did you know?
For hundreds of years, many different methodologies have been cultivated to make it less complicated for quilt-makers to sew multi-angled quilts together. One of these solutions is paper piecing, which is usually employed to combine the intricate angles of the Mariner's Compass quilt
. Paper piecing, as it name signifies, uses a specific paper pattern on top of which the material fragments are stitched. The pattern guides the seamstress to correctly stitch the pieces together so that the completed top will lay out evenly. Strategies such as this are a fabulous support to our quilters!