A quilt is not just a cozy bedspread: it is also a masterpiece of artwork. The artists who make our quilts select high quality colorful fabrics and organize them into an appealing masterpiece. Pick from our selection of over 2 hundred Amish handmade quilts for a quilt that best enhances your home design.
While the pieces of fabric are stitched together by machine to ensure 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 heat and exceptional washing results.
You will find our quilts to be remarkably sizable in length and width. Actuality, well-nigh of our quilts are sizable enough to take care of the need for a dust ruffle and pillow shams. Just as mattress heights differ, each quilt's proportions can be different as well. You'll find we designate the quilt's measurements in conjunction with the determined drop for you to compare to the size you are looking for. Kindly do your homework ahead of your purchase!
Are our quilts washable?
Fortunately, these quilts are undoubtedly machine-washable! We advise adhering to these guidelines for ideal handling results:
- Machine wash with only 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 first washing, include 1/2 cup vinegar and also 2 tbsps of salt in addition to the laundry soap. This home remedy avoids hemorrhage as well as aids with establishing the colors in your quilt.
- Remove quilt as soon as the washer stops to minimize wrinkles and also color-bleeding.
- Never ever place a quilt in the dryer! Line dry on a breezy day.
- Quilts could be dry-cleaned at your own risk, but we most definitely recommend washing.
Did you know?
For hundreds of years, an array of techniques have been perfected to make it less complicated for quilters to sew multi-angled quilts together. One of these solutions is paper piecing, which is often times adopted to compose the challenging edges of the Mariner's Compass quilts
. Paper piecing, as it title indicates, uses a distinct paper pattern on top of which the fabric segments are stitched. The pattern directs the needleworker to properly assemble the pieces together so that the finished top will lay out evenly. Solutions such as this are an effective aid to our quilt-makers!