A quilt is not just a comfy bed cover: it is also a piece of artwork. The artisans that make our quilts choose high quality colorful fabrics and arrange them in a distinct masterpiece. Pick from our selection of over 2 hundred handmade quilts for a quilt that perfectly matches your taste.
While the pieces of fabric are sewn with each other by machine to ensure 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 2 layers, nevertheless, is 100% polyester. This polyester batting guaranties both warmth and superb washing results.
You will discover our quilts to be relatively large in length and width. The majority of our quilts are generous enough to remove the necessity for a dust ruffle and pillow shams. Just as mattress heights are different, each quilt's size can be different as well. You'll find we specify the quilt's dimensions together with the calculated drop for you to compare to the overall size you want. Kindly do your homework before buying!
Yes, these quilts are indeed machine-washable! We suggest adhering to these standards for best results:
- Machine wash with only cold water on delicate cycle.
- Use only mild laundry soap, such as liquid Cheer for colors (No bleach or bleach alternatives. No Woolite or fabric softener.) For the first washing, add 1/2 cup vinegar and also 2 tablespoons of salt along with the laundry soap. This home remedy avoids hemorrhage and aids with protecting the colors in your quilt.
- Remove quilt as soon as the washer finishes to lessen creases as well as color-bleeding.
- Never place a quilt in the clothes dryer! Line dry on a breezy day.
- Quilts can be dry-cleaned at your own risk, however we absolutely advise washing.
Did you know?
Only a few people today grasp the magnitude of time and laborious effort associated with making a quilt. Creating a quilt is a process which make require 5—9 months
to finish. Producing a quilt entails designing, scissoring, assembling, quilting, and binding. Altogether, the entire amount of time to complete one quilt adds up to somewhere around two hundred to three hundred hours.
A quilt is not only a comfortable bedspread: it is also a masterpiece of artwork. The artisans that make our quilts choose top-notch vibrant materials and arrange them into an attractive masterpiece. Select from our selection of over two hundred Amish handmade quilts for a quilt that best enhances your style.
While the pieces of fabric are stitched by machine to make sure tighter stitching, all the quilting is done by hand. 100% cotton fabrics 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 heat and excellent washing results.
Just about all of our quilts are large enough to take care of the necessity for a dust ruffle and pillow shams. Just as mattress heights are different, each quilt's measurements can be different. We publish the quilt's measurements with the calculated drop for you to compare to the proportions you need. Definitely do your homework ahead of making a purchase!
Can you wash these quilts?
Yes, our quilts are indeed washable in a washing machine! We suggest complying with these standards for the best care of your heirloom quilt:
- Wash in a washing machine with only cold water on gentle cycle.
- Use only 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 and also 2 tablespoons of salt along with the laundry detergent. This natural remedy prevents hemorrhage and also helps to protect the colors in your quilt.
- Remove quilt when the washing machine stops to decrease 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, but we certainly advise washing.
Amish Handmade Quilt Facts
Over the centuries, quite a number of tactics have been developed to make it easier for quilt-makers to piece multi-angled quilts together. One of these techniques is called paper piecing, which is normally utilized to piece the intricate angles of the Mariner's Compass quilt
. Paper piecing, as it name designates, uses an unique paper pattern on which the fabric segments are stitched. The pattern directs the quilter to accurately assemble the pieces together so that the finalized top will lie out evenly. Methods such as this are a marvelous help to our quilters!