A quilt is not merely a relaxing bed covering: it is also a piece of artwork. The artists who create our quilts choose top-notch vivid fabrics and organize them in an eye-catching masterpiece. Choose from our stock of over two hundred handmade quilts for a quilt that perfectly matches your home design.
Though the fabric pieces are stitched by machine to make certain tighter stitching, all the quilting is done by hand. 100% cotton fabrics 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 warmth and also excellent washing outcomes.
You will discover our quilts to be relatively large in length and width. Actuality, nearly all of our quilts are generous enough to reduce the necessity for a dust ruffle or pillow shams. Just as bed heights are different, every quilt's overall size can be different. We specify the quilt's measurements with the estimated drop for you to compare to the overall size you are trying to find. Definitely do your research prior to making a purchase!
As a matter of fact, our quilts are certainly machine-washable! We advise the following guidelines for ideal handling results:
- Machine wash with completely cold water on delicate cycle.
- Use only light laundry detergent, 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 2 tbsps of salt in addition to the laundry detergent. This home remedy protects against bleed as well as assists in establishing the colors in your quilt.
- Remove quilt immediately after the washer finishes to reduce creases as well as color-bleeding.
- Never put a quilt in the clothes dryer! Line dry on a windy day.
- Quilts can be dry-cleaned at your own risk, however we absolutely advise washing.
Amish Homemade Quilt Facts
For hundreds of years, quite a number of tactics have been perfected to make it more convenient for quilt-makers to sew multi-angled quilts together. One of these procedures is named paper piecing, which is very often employed to combine the complex edges of the Mariner's Compass quilt
. Paper piecing, as it title designates, uses an unique paper pattern on top of which the cloth cuts are stitched. The pattern guides the quilter to correctly stitch the pieces together so that the finalized top will lie out flat. Methods of this sort as this are a great support to our quilters!