A quilt is not merely a cozy blanket: it is also a piece of artwork. The artisans that create our quilts select high quality colorful materials and arrange them in an appealing work of art. Choose from our selection of over two hundred Amish handmade quilts for a quilt that perfectly enhances your style.
While the pieces of fabric are stitched by machine to guarantee 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 two layers, nevertheless, is 100% polyester. This polyester batting warranties both warmth and also excellent washing outcomes.
You will discover our quilts to be remarkably large in length and width. The majority of our quilts are generous enough to minimize the necessity for a dust ruffle and pillow shams. Just as mattress heights are different, each quilt's dimensions is different as well. You'll find we designate the quilt's measurements with the determined drop for you to compare to the proportions you need. Kindly do your measuring before making a purchase!
Yes, our quilts are indeed machine-washable! We suggest complying with these guidelines for best results:
- Machine wash with 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, include 1/2 cup vinegar and also 2 tbsps of salt along with the laundry detergent. This natural home remedy avoids bleed and also assists in protecting the colors in your quilt.
- Remove quilt as soon as the washer quits to decrease wrinkles and also color-bleeding.
- Never place a quilt in the dryer! Line dry on a windy day.
- Quilts could be dry-cleaned at your own risk, but we most definitely advise washing.
Amish Handmade Quilt Trivia
Few folks recognize the magnitude of time and monotonous labor associated with making a quilt. Quilt-making is a process that make take 5 to 9 months
to complete. Building a quilt calls for designing, cutting, combining, quilting, and binding. Altogether, the entire amount of time to finish one quilt totals around two hundred to three hundred hours.