A quilt is not just a comfortable bedspread: it is also a piece of art. The crafters who design our quilts pick high quality colorful fabrics and arrange them in a captivating work of art. Pick from our stock of over 2 hundred homemade quilts for a quilt that perfectly enhances your home design.
While the pieces of fabric are stitched 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 two layers, nonetheless, is 100% polyester. This polyester batting guaranties both warmth and also excellent washing results.
You will discover our quilts to be rather generous in length and width. The majority of our quilts are generous enough to eliminate the need for a dust ruffle or pillow shams. Just as mattress heights differ, each quilt's dimensions varies. You'll find we list the quilt's measurements alongside the estimated drop for you to compare to the measurements you are trying to find. It is important to do your homework prior to your purchase!
Are our quilts washable?
As a matter of fact, our quilts are indeed washable in a washing machine! We advise the following standards for the best care of your heirloom quilt:
- Wash in a washing machine 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 as well as 2 tablespoons of salt along with the laundry soap. This natural home remedy prevents hemorrhage and also aids with protecting the colors in your quilt.
- Remove quilt as soon as the washer stops to decrease creases and color-bleeding.
- Never put a quilt in the dryer! Line completely dry on a windy day.
- Quilts could be dry-cleaned at your own risk, however we definitely recommend washing.
Amish Homemade Quilt Facts
Few people today recognize the amount of time and monotonous labor engaged in creating a quilt. Quilt-making is a process that make require five to nine months
to finalize. Putting together a quilt requires designing, shearing, assembling, quilting, and binding. When it's all said and done, the overall amount of time to finish one quilt totals roughly two hundred to three hundred hours.