A quilt is not only a cozy bed cover: it is also a masterpiece of artwork. The artists that design our quilts pick high quality vibrant materials and organize them in an eye-catching masterpiece. Pick from our selection of over two hundred handmade quilts for a quilt that best matches your style.
Though the pieces of fabric are sewn with each other by machine to ensure tighter sewing, all the quilting is done by hand. 100% cotton materials compose 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 outstanding washing outcomes.
You will discover our quilts to be reasonably generous in length and width. In fact, nearly all of our quilts are generous enough to take care of the necessity for a dust ruffle and pillow shams. Just as bed heights are different, every quilt's size can be different. We post the quilt's dimensions in addition to the determined drop for you to compare to the proportions you need. It is important to do your measuring prior to making a purchase!
Can you wash these quilts?
Fortunately, our quilts are undoubtedly washable in a washing machine! We suggest the following standards for the best care of your heirloom quilt:
- Machine wash with completely cold water on delicate cycle.
- Use only light 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 also 2 tbsps of salt in addition to the laundry soap. This natural home remedy protects against bleed and aids with protecting the colors in your quilt.
- Remove quilt immediately after the washer finishes to lessen creases and also color-bleeding.
- Never put a quilt into the dryer! Line dry on a windy day.
- Quilts can be dry-cleaned at your own risk, but we definitely recommend washing.
Amish Handmade Quilt Trivia
Each step of the quilt-making process requires a certain woman's competence. Every one of our women specializes in either piecing or quilting. At least two ladies are included in making each quilt. The women who sew the tops with each other focus on piecing particular quilt patterns. Given that each quilter's stitches are different, just one lady does the quilting per quilt. This system enables each woman to end up being an expert in her field.