A quilt is not merely a cozy bed cover: it is also a masterpiece of art. The crafters that create our quilts select quality vibrant fabrics and organize them into an appealing work of art. Choose from our selection of over 2 hundred homemade quilts for a quilt that perfectly matches your home design.
While the pieces of fabric 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 between those 2 layers, nonetheless, is 100% polyester. This polyester batting guaranties both heat and also outstanding washing outcomes.
You will discover our quilts to be relatively generous in length and width. Actuality, almost all of our quilts are generous enough to overcome the need for a dust ruffle or pillow shams. Just as bed heights differ, each quilt's dimensions can be different as well. We post the quilt's measurements in conjunction with the estimated drop for you to compare to the sizing you are trying to find. It is important to do your homework ahead of buying!
As a matter of fact, our quilts are undoubtedly washable in a washing machine! We advise the following standards for ideal handling results:
- Wash in a washing machine with completely cold water on gentle cycle.
- Use only mild 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 also 2 tbsps of salt along with the laundry soap. This natural home remedy protects against hemorrhage as well as helps to protect the colors in your quilt.
- Remove quilt immediately after the washing machine stops to reduce wrinkles as well as color-bleeding.
- Never put a quilt in the dryer! Line dry on a breezy day.
- Quilts can be dry-cleaned at your own risk, however we absolutely suggest washing.
Amish Handmade Quilt Facts
Over the centuries, many types of strategies have been developed to make it less complicated for quilters to stitch multi-angled quilts together. One of these techniques is named paper piecing, which is frequently applied to combine the complicated edges of the Mariner's Compass quilts
. Paper piecing, as it name designates, uses an unique paper pattern on top of which the cloth segments are sewn. The pattern leads the needleworker to properly sew the pieces together so that the finished top will lay out flat. Methodologies such as this are a fantastic aid to our quilters!