A quilt is not only a comfy bed covering: it is also a masterpiece of artwork. The crafters who make our quilts select top quality vivid materials and arrange them in an appealing work of art. Pick from our stock of over 2 hundred Amish homemade quilts for a quilt that best matches your style.
Although the pieces of fabric are stitched by machine to make sure 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 2 layers, nevertheless, is 100% polyester. This polyester batting warranties both heat as well as excellent washing outcomes.
You will discover our quilts to be rather sizable in length and width. Most of our quilts are generous enough to eliminate the necessity for a dust ruffle and pillow shams. Just as mattress heights vary, each quilt's dimensions is different as well. You'll find we list the quilt's dimensions in addition to the determined drop for you to compare to the overall size you want. Please do your measuring prior to making a purchase!
Yes, these quilts are indeed washable in a washing machine! 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 only light laundry soap, 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 and 2 tbsps of salt in addition to the laundry detergent. This home remedy stops bleed as well as helps to establish the colors in your quilt.
- Remove quilt immediately after the washing machine stops to decrease wrinkles and also color-bleeding.
- Never ever place a quilt into the dryer! Line completely dry on a breezy day.
- Quilts could be dry-cleaned at your own risk, however we absolutely recommend washing.
Amish Handmade Quilt Trivia
Each step of the quilt-making process needs a particular woman's knowledge. Each of our ladies specializes in either piecing or quilting. At the very least 2 ladies are involved in making each quilt. The women who sew the tops together concentrate on piecing specific quilt patterns. Considering that each quilter's stitches are different, just one lady does the quilting per quilt. This system permits each lady to come to be a specialist in her work.