A quilt is not merely a cozy bed covering: it is also a piece of artwork. The crafters who develop our quilts pick top-notch colorful fabrics and arrange them into an attractive work of art. Select from our selection of over two hundred handmade quilts for a quilt that best complements your home design.
Though the pieces of fabric are stitched 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 in between those two layers, nevertheless, is 100% polyester. This polyester batting guaranties both warmth as well as superb washing outcomes.
You will discover our quilts to be reasonably large in length and width. Most of our quilts are generous enough to do away with the need for a dust ruffle and pillow shams. Just as mattress heights vary, each quilt's measurements can be different as well. You'll find we specify the quilt's measurements as well as the determined drop for you to compare to the overall size you are looking for. It is important to do your homework before purchasing!
Are our quilts washable?
Fortunately, these quilts are undoubtedly washable in a washing machine! We suggest the following standards for the best care of your heirloom quilt:
- Machine wash with only 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 2 tbsps of salt in addition to the laundry detergent. This natural remedy protects against bleed and helps to establish the colors in your quilt.
- Remove quilt as soon as the washing machine quits to minimize creases and color-bleeding.
- Never ever put a quilt in the clothes dryer! Line dry on a windy day.
- Quilts could be dry-cleaned at your own risk, however we definitely advise washing.
Amish Homemade Quilt Trivia
Each step of the quilt-making process requires a particular woman's proficiency. Each of our ladies concentrates on either piecing or quilting. At least 2 ladies are involved in making each quilt. The women who stitch the tops together focus on piecing certain quilt patterns. Given that each quilter's stitches differ, just one lady does the quilting per quilt. This system permits each woman to become an expert in her field.