A quilt is not only a comfortable bed covering: it is also a piece of artwork. The artisans that design our quilts choose quality colorful materials and organize them in an appealing work of art. Pick from our stock of over two hundred Amish homemade quilts for a quilt that best enhances your taste.
Though the pieces of fabric are stitched by machine to make certain tighter sewing, all the quilting is done by hand. 100% cotton fabrics make up the top and bottom of the quilt. The batting sandwiched between those two layers, nevertheless, is 100% polyester. This polyester batting warranties both heat and superb washing outcomes.
Just about all of our quilts are large enough to reduce the necessity for a dust ruffle and pillow shams. Just as bed heights are different, each quilt's dimensions varies. You'll find we designate the quilt's dimensions along with the estimated drop for you to compare to the overall size you want to have. It is important to do your research before your purchase!
Can you wash these quilts?
As a matter of fact, our quilts are indeed washable in a washing machine! We suggest the following standards for the best care of your heirloom quilt:
- Machine wash with only cold water on delicate cycle.
- Use light 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 tablespoons of salt in addition to the laundry detergent. This natural remedy prevents bleed as well as aids with protecting the colors in your quilt.
- Remove quilt as soon as the washing machine finishes to reduce wrinkles and also color-bleeding.
- Never ever place a quilt into the clothes dryer! Line dry on a breezy day.
- Quilts can be dry-cleaned at your own risk, but we definitely recommend washing.
Amish Handmade Quilt Trivia
Not too many folks grasp the amount of time and monotonous workmanship connected with producing a quilt. Quilt-making is a process which make require 5—9 months
to finish. Crafting a quilt includes designing, scissoring, assembling, quilting, and binding. In all, the overall amount of time to finish one quilt totals approximately 200 to 300 hours.