A quilt is not merely a comfy blanket: it is also a masterpiece of artwork. The artisans who create our quilts select top-notch colorful materials and organize them in an appealing work of art. Pick from our stock of over 2 hundred homemade quilts for a quilt that perfectly enhances your style.
While the fabric pieces are sewn together by machine to make certain tighter stitching, all the quilting is done by hand. 100% cotton fabrics compose the top and bottom of the quilt. The batting sandwiched in between those two layers, nevertheless, is 100% polyester. This polyester batting guaranties both heat and also outstanding washing results.
You will discover our quilts to be rather sizable in length and width. Actuality, almost all of our quilts are large enough to take care of the need for a dust ruffle and pillow shams. Just as bed heights vary, each quilt's measurements differs as well. You'll find we specify the quilt's measurements in addition to the estimated drop for you to compare to the size you need. Please do your measuring before making a purchase!
As a matter of fact, these quilts are undoubtedly machine-washable! We recommend adhering to these guidelines for best results:
- Machine wash with 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, add 1/2 cup vinegar and 2 tbsps of salt in addition to the laundry soap. This home remedy protects against hemorrhage and also helps to establish the colors in your quilt.
- Remove quilt immediately after the washing machine finishes to reduce wrinkles as well as color-bleeding.
- Never ever place a quilt in the clothes dryer! Line completely dry on a breezy day.
- Quilts could be dry-cleaned at your own risk, however we certainly suggest washing.
Amish Homemade Quilt Trivia
Over the centuries, an array of methodologies have been perfected to make it more convenient for quilters to sew multi-angled quilts together. One of these techniques is named paper piecing, which is ordinarily taken advantage of to combine the intricate points of the Mariner's Compass quilt
. Paper piecing, as it title specifies, uses an unique paper pattern on which the fabric cuts are sewn. The pattern directs the needleworker to perfectly sew the pieces together so that the finalized top will lay out flat. Strategies such as this are a marvelous help to our quilt-makers!