A quilt is not only a relaxing bed covering: it is also a piece of art. The artists who make our quilts select top-notch vibrant materials and arrange them in an appealing work of art. Select from our stock of over two hundred handmade quilts for a quilt that best matches your home design.
While the pieces of fabric are sewn together by machine to ensure tighter stitching, 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 guaranties both warmth and superb washing results.
You will find our quilts to be remarkably generous in length and width. As a matter of fact, the majority of our quilts are sizable enough to overcome the necessity for a dust ruffle and pillow shams. Just as mattress heights vary, each and every quilt's overall size differs. We designate the quilt's measurements along with the estimated drop for you to compare to the proportions you may need. It is important to do your measuring ahead of making a purchase!
Can you wash these quilts?
Fortunately, our quilts are certainly machine-washable! We recommend complying with these guidelines for best results:
- Wash in a washing machine with cold water on delicate cycle.
- Use only light laundry soap, such as liquid Cheer for colors (No bleach or bleach alternatives. No Woolite or fabric softener.) For the very first washing, include 1/2 cup vinegar as well as 2 tablespoons of salt in addition to the laundry soap. This home remedy prevents hemorrhage as well as aids with establishing the colors in your quilt.
- Remove quilt as soon as the washer stops to decrease wrinkles and also color-bleeding.
- Never place a quilt in the clothes dryer! Line completely dry on a breezy day.
- Quilts could be dry-cleaned at your own risk, but we most definitely advise washing.
Amish Handmade Quilt Facts
Not many people today comprehend the scope of time and tedious labor engaged in producing a quilt. Creating a quilt is a process which make consume five to nine months
to complete. Creating a quilt is based on designing, cutting, piecing, quilting, and binding. In all, the total amount of time to finish one quilt adds up to close to 200 to 300 hours.