A quilt is not only a comfortable bedspread: it is also a masterpiece of art. The artisans that create our quilts select high quality vibrant fabrics and organize them into an eye-catching work of art. Pick from our stock of over two hundred Amish homemade quilts for a quilt that perfectly matches your home design.
While the pieces of fabric are stitched by machine to guarantee tighter sewing, 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 as well as outstanding washing outcomes.
You will find our quilts to be reasonably large in length and width. As a matter of fact, most of our quilts are large enough to relieve the need for a dust ruffle or pillow shams. Just as mattress heights vary, each quilt's dimensions can be different as well. You'll find we publish the quilt's measurements with the estimated drop for you to compare to the dimensions you need. It is important to do your measuring prior to your purchase!
Can you wash these quilts?
Yes, these quilts are certainly machine-washable! We recommend adhering to these guidelines for best 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 initial washing, add 1/2 cup vinegar and 2 tablespoons of salt in addition to the laundry soap. This natural remedy stops hemorrhage and aids with protecting the colors in your quilt.
- Remove quilt as soon as the washing machine stops to lessen creases as well as color-bleeding.
- Never place a quilt into the clothes dryer! Line dry on a windy day.
- Quilts could be dry-cleaned at your own risk, however we absolutely recommend washing.
Amish Handmade Quilt Trivia
Each step of the quilt-making process needs a particular lady's know-how. Each of our ladies specializes in either piecing or quilting. Therefore, at the very least 2 ladies are associated with making each quilt. The women who sew the tops together specialize in piecing particular quilt patterns. Given that each quilter's stitches differ, only one lady does the quilting per quilt. This system allows each woman to end up being an expert in her work.