A quilt is not only a comfortable blanket: it is also a piece of art. The artists that make our quilts pick top-notch vivid materials and organize them in an attractive masterpiece. Select from our stock of over 2 hundred Amish homemade quilts for a quilt that best matches your style.
While the fabric pieces are stitched by machine to make certain tighter sewing, 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, nevertheless, is 100% polyester. This polyester batting warranties both warmth as well as exceptional washing results.
Most of our quilts are sizable enough to eliminate the necessity for a dust ruffle and pillow shams. Just as bed heights vary, each quilt's overall size can be different. You'll find we post the quilt's dimensions as well as the determined drop for you to compare to the measurements you need. Definitely do your measuring ahead of purchasing!
As a matter of fact, these quilts are indeed washable in a washing machine! We advise adhering to these standards for the best care of your heirloom quilt:
- Wash in a washing machine with cold water on delicate cycle.
- Use mild laundry soap, such as liquid Cheer for colors (No bleach or bleach alternatives. No Woolite or fabric softener.) For the very first washing, add 1/2 cup vinegar and 2 tablespoons of salt in addition to the laundry soap. This natural home remedy avoids bleed and also aids with establishing the colors in your quilt.
- Remove quilt immediately after the washing machine finishes to decrease creases as well as color-bleeding.
- Never ever place a quilt in the clothes dryer! Line completely dry on a breezy day.
- Quilts could be dry-cleaned at your own risk, however we absolutely advise washing.
Amish Homemade Quilt Trivia
Only a few people today grasp the level of time and monotonous labor associated with producing a quilt. Quilt-making is a process which make take five to nine months
to finalize. Creating a quilt is based on designing, scissoring, assembling, quilting, and binding. All in all, the total amount of time to complete one quilt adds up to around 200—300 hours.