A quilt is not only a cozy bed covering: it is also a piece of art. The artisans that design our quilts select top quality vibrant materials and organize them in a creative masterpiece. Select from our stock of over two hundred Amish handmade quilts for a quilt that best complements your style.
Though the pieces of fabric are stitched by machine to make sure tighter sewing, all the quilting is done by hand. 100% cotton fabrics compose the top and bottom of the quilt. The batting sandwiched between those 2 layers, nonetheless, is 100% polyester. This polyester batting warranties both heat as well as excellent washing outcomes.
Most of our quilts are sizable enough to take care of the need for a dust ruffle or pillow shams. Just as bed heights vary, each quilt's overall size can be different. We specify the quilt's dimensions as well as the determined drop for you to compare to the dimensions you are looking for. Definitely do your research ahead of making a purchase!
Yes, our quilts are indeed machine-washable! We suggest the following guidelines for the best care of your heirloom quilt:
- Machine wash with only cold water on delicate cycle.
- Use mild laundry detergent, such as liquid Cheer for colors (No bleach or bleach alternatives. No Woolite or fabric softener.) For the very first washing, include 1/2 cup vinegar and 2 tbsps of salt in addition to the laundry soap. This natural home remedy prevents hemorrhage and aids with establishing the colors in your quilt.
- Remove quilt immediately after the washing machine stops to decrease creases and also color-bleeding.
- Never put a quilt in the dryer! Line dry on a windy day.
- Quilts could be dry-cleaned at your own risk, but we certainly suggest washing.
Amish Homemade Quilt Facts
For hundreds of years, an array of methods have been produced to make it more convenient for quilt-makers to sew multi-angled quilts together. One of these procedures is named paper piecing, which is very often used to assemble the intricate angles of the Mariner's Compass quilts
. Paper piecing, as it title suggests, uses a specific paper pattern on which the fabric segments are stitched. The pattern helps the quilter to accurately sew the pieces together so that the completed top will lay out flat. Procedures such as this are an effective aid to our quilt-makers!
A quilt is not merely a comfy bedspread: it is also a piece of artwork. The artists that make our quilts pick top quality colorful fabrics and arrange them in an eye-catching masterpiece. Select from our stock of over 2 hundred Amish handmade quilts for a quilt that best complements your home design.
While the fabric pieces are stitched with each other by machine to make sure tighter stitching, all the quilting is done by hand. 100% cotton materials make up the top and bottom of the quilt. The batting sandwiched between those two layers, however, is 100% polyester. This polyester batting warranties both heat and superb washing results.
Almost all of our quilts are sizable enough to overcome the need for a dust ruffle and pillow shams. Just as mattress heights are different, each quilt's size is different. We specify the quilt's dimensions alongside the estimated drop for you to compare to the measurements you may need. Kindly do your homework prior to your purchase!
Are our quilts washable?
As a matter of fact, these quilts are undoubtedly washable in a washing machine! We recommend adhering to these standards for the best care of your heirloom quilt:
- Wash in a washing machine with cold water on gentle cycle.
- Use light laundry detergent, 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 tablespoons of salt in addition to the laundry soap. This natural home remedy stops bleed and also aids with protecting the colors in your quilt.
- Remove quilt as soon as the washing machine finishes to reduce wrinkles and color-bleeding.
- Never ever put a quilt in the clothes dryer! Line dry on a breezy day.
- Quilts could be dry-cleaned at your own risk, but we most definitely suggest washing.
Did you know?
Only a few people today recognize the extent of time and laborious effort involved in producing a quilt. Quilt-making is a process that make require 5—9 months
to complete. Making a quilt includes designing, cutting, piecing, quilting, and binding. Altogether, the total amount of time to complete one quilt adds up to approximately 200—300 hours.