A quilt is not only a comfortable bed covering: it is also a masterpiece of artwork. The artists that design our quilts pick top-notch vivid fabrics and arrange them into a distinct work of art. Pick from our stock of over 2 hundred Amish handmade quilts for a quilt that perfectly enhances your home design.
Though the pieces of fabric are sewn together by machine to ensure tighter sewing, all the quilting is done by hand. 100% cotton materials 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 warmth and exceptional washing results.
Almost all of our quilts are sizable enough to take care of the need for a dust ruffle or pillow shams. Just as mattress heights are different, each quilt's size is different. You'll find we post the quilt's dimensions with the estimated drop for you to compare to the dimensions you are trying to find. Kindly do your research prior to purchasing!
Fortunately, these quilts are undoubtedly machine-washable! We recommend adhering to these standards for ideal handling results:
- Wash in a washing machine with completely cold water on delicate cycle.
- Use light laundry soap, 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 tbsps of salt in addition to the laundry detergent. This natural home remedy prevents hemorrhage as well as aids with establishing the colors in your quilt.
- Remove quilt immediately after the washer finishes to reduce creases as well as color-bleeding.
- Never put a quilt in the dryer! Line completely dry on a windy day.
- Quilts can be dry-cleaned at your own risk, however we certainly recommend washing.
Did you know?
For hundreds of years, numerous strategies have been developed to make it simpler for quilt-makers to sew multi-angled quilts together. One of these strategies is paper piecing, which is often times applied to assemble the complicated edges of the Mariner's Compass quilt
. Paper piecing, as it name designates, uses a specific paper pattern on which the material segments are sewn. The pattern guides the seamstress to properly stitch the pieces together so that the finished top will lie out evenly. Tactics of this sort as this are a very good support to our quilters!