A quilt is not just a comfortable bed covering: it is also a piece of art. The crafters who create our quilts choose quality vivid materials and organize them into an attractive work of art. Pick from our stock of over 2 hundred Amish handmade quilts for a quilt that best matches your style.
While the pieces of fabric are stitched by machine to guarantee tighter stitching, all the quilting is done by hand. 100% cotton fabrics compose the top and bottom of the quilt. The batting sandwiched between those two layers, nevertheless, is 100% polyester. This polyester batting warranties both warmth as well as exceptional washing results.
You will discover our quilts to be reasonably generous in length and width. Actuality, almost all of our quilts are generous enough to reduce the necessity for a dust ruffle and pillow shams. Just as bed heights vary, each quilt's size varies as well. We post the quilt's measurements in conjunction with the estimated drop for you to compare to the dimensions you want. Kindly do your homework prior to buying!
Can you wash these quilts?
As a matter of fact, our quilts are certainly washable in a washing machine! We recommend adhering to these standards for the best care of your heirloom quilt:
- Machine wash with completely 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 first washing, add 1/2 cup vinegar and 2 tbsps of salt in addition to the laundry detergent. This natural remedy protects against bleed and also aids with establishing the colors in your quilt.
- Remove quilt as soon as the washer quits to minimize wrinkles and also color-bleeding.
- Never ever place a quilt into the dryer! Line dry on a breezy day.
- Quilts could be dry-cleaned at your own risk, however we most definitely recommend washing.
Did you know?
Few people today understand the magnitude of time and laborious effort connected with making a quilt. Producing a quilt is a process which make take 5—9 months
to complete. Constructing a quilt involves designing, shearing, assembling, quilting, and binding. Altogether, the full amount of time to finish one quilt amounts to close to two hundred to three hundred hours.
A quilt is not only a cozy bed cover: it is also a masterpiece of artwork. The artisans that create our quilts choose quality vivid fabrics and organize them in an eye-catching masterpiece. Choose from our selection of over two hundred Amish homemade quilts for a quilt that perfectly enhances your home design.
Although the pieces of fabric are stitched with each other by machine to make sure tighter sewing, all the quilting is done by hand. 100% cotton fabrics make up 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 superb washing results.
Just about all of our quilts are large enough to overcome the necessity for a dust ruffle or pillow shams. Just as mattress heights differ, each quilt's measurements can be different. We list the quilt's measurements along with the determined drop for you to compare to the measurements you want. Definitely do your homework before making a purchase!
Are our quilts washable?
Fortunately, these quilts are undoubtedly machine-washable! We advise the following guidelines for the best care of your heirloom quilt:
- Wash in a washing machine with completely 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 initial washing, add 1/2 cup vinegar as well as 2 tablespoons of salt in addition to the laundry detergent. This home remedy prevents hemorrhage as well as assists in protecting the colors in your quilt.
- Remove quilt as soon as the washing machine quits to reduce creases and color-bleeding.
- Never ever place a quilt into the clothes dryer! Line dry on a breezy day.
- Quilts can be dry-cleaned at your own risk, but we absolutely recommend washing.
Did you know?
For hundreds of years, a number of strategies have been developed to make it much easier for quilt-makers to sew multi-angled quilts together. One of these techniques is paper piecing, which is often utilized to assemble the challenging edges of the Mariner's Compass quilt
. Paper piecing, as it name indicates, uses a distinct paper pattern on which the material segments are sewn. The pattern guides the seamstress to correctly assemble the pieces together so that the finalized top will lay out evenly. Strategies of this sort as this are a great support to our quilters!