A quilt is not only a cozy bed covering: it is also a masterpiece of art. The artisans who design our quilts select quality vivid materials and organize them into a captivating masterpiece. Choose from our stock of over 2 hundred Amish handmade quilts for a quilt that best complements your taste.
While the pieces of fabric are stitched by machine to ensure tighter sewing, 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 two layers, nevertheless, is 100% polyester. This polyester batting guaranties both warmth and outstanding washing results.
Almost all of our quilts are generous enough to relieve the need for a dust ruffle or pillow shams. Just as bed heights differ, each quilt's size is different. You'll find we designate the quilt's measurements in addition to the determined drop for you to compare to the measurements you need. Please do your measuring prior to buying!
Yes, these quilts are undoubtedly washable in a washing machine! We advise complying with these guidelines for ideal handling results:
- Machine wash with cold water on gentle cycle.
- Use only light laundry soap, such as liquid Cheer for colors (No bleach or bleach alternatives. No Woolite or fabric softener.) For the initial washing, include 1/2 cup vinegar and 2 tablespoons of salt along with the laundry soap. This home remedy protects against bleed and assists in establishing the colors in your quilt.
- Remove quilt when the washer finishes to minimize wrinkles and also color-bleeding.
- Never ever put a quilt into the dryer! Line completely dry on a windy day.
- Quilts could be dry-cleaned at your own risk, however we absolutely suggest washing.
Did you know?
Over the centuries, quite a number of tactics have been produced to make it simpler for quilters to piece multi-angled quilts together. One of these methodologies is named paper piecing, which is nearly always employed to piece the intricate angles of the Mariner's Compass quilts
. Paper piecing, as it title implies, uses a special paper pattern on which the fabric fragments are stitched. The pattern helps the quilter to correctly sew the pieces together so that the completed top will lay out flat. Strategies of this sort as this are a marvelous support to our quilt-makers!