A quilt is not merely a comfy bed covering: it is also a piece of artwork. The crafters that design our quilts choose top-notch colorful materials and organize them into an attractive work of art. Pick from our selection of over 2 hundred homemade quilts for a quilt that best matches your style.
Though the fabric pieces are stitched by machine to make certain tighter stitching, all the quilting is done by hand. 100% cotton materials make up the top and bottom of the quilt. The batting sandwiched in between those 2 layers, nonetheless, is 100% polyester. This polyester batting warranties both heat as well as outstanding washing outcomes.
You will discover our quilts to be rather generous in length and width. In fact, most of our quilts are large enough to eliminate the necessity for a dust ruffle or pillow shams. Just as bed heights differ, every quilt's sizing varies. You'll find we publish the quilt's measurements in addition to the estimated drop for you to compare to the size you are trying to find. Please do your homework before your purchase!
Are our quilts washable?
As a matter of fact, our quilts are undoubtedly washable in a washing machine! We advise the following standards for the best care of your heirloom quilt:
- Machine wash with only cold water on delicate cycle.
- Use only mild laundry soap, 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 along with the laundry detergent. This home remedy protects against hemorrhage and also helps to protect the colors in your quilt.
- Remove quilt as soon as the washing machine finishes to decrease wrinkles and color-bleeding.
- Never put a quilt in the dryer! Line dry on a breezy day.
- Quilts could be dry-cleaned at your own risk, however we most definitely recommend washing.
Amish Homemade Quilt Trivia
For hundreds of years, various methodologies have been perfected to make it less complicated for quilters to stitch multi-angled quilts together. One of these strategies is called paper piecing, which is normally adopted to piece the complicated points of the Mariner's Compass quilt
. Paper piecing, as it name specifies, uses a specific paper pattern on which the cloth sections are stitched. The pattern guides the seamstress to perfectly stitch the pieces together so that the finalized top will lay out evenly. Procedures such as this are a fabulous support to our quilt-makers!