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Morning Star Quilt

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$795.00 $595.00

Measures 96″ x 116″ long.

This hand-stitched quilt is done by one Amish or Mennonite woman to ensure uniform stitching throughout the quilt. The Morning Star design is sure to add a beautiful artistic touch to any bedroom. The quilt was hand made with 205 yards of thread by Mattie Speicher. The quilt is initialed and dated and is wide enough to provide an 18 inch drop on either side.

Homemade quilts combine the warmth of a bed cover with a unique story told by the quilters from Lancaster County, PA. Every homemade quilt is as unique as the family, busy mother or Amish ladies group who uses a needle and thimble to thread stitch on the quilt. Some quilts involve hundreds of hours and thousands of stitches to create a unique patchwork quilt that will last for generations.

When you peruse our HOMEMADE QUILTS you are shopping for an item that tells a story and adds meaning to your bedroom! Discover more about our unique patchwork quilts and the stories behind them

We have a lot of quilts! Want to see a gallery of the major patterns? Checkout our Common Amish Quilt Patterns.

A quilt is not just a cozy blanket: it is also a masterpiece of art. The artisans that design our quilts select top quality vivid fabrics and arrange them into an attractive work of art. Select from our selection of over two hundred handmade quilts for a quilt that perfectly matches your taste.

Though the pieces of fabric are sewn together by machine to make certain tighter sewing, all the quilting is done by hand. 100% cotton fabrics compose the top and bottom of the quilt. The batting sandwiched in between those 2 layers, nevertheless, is 100% polyester. This polyester batting guaranties both heat and also superb washing results.

Most of our quilts are generous enough to overcome the need for a dust ruffle and pillow shams. Just as mattress heights differ, each quilt's size varies. We publish the quilt's measurements alongside the estimated drop for you to compare to the overall size you are trying to find. Definitely do your homework prior to purchasing!

Washing Quilts?

Fortunately, our quilts are certainly washable in a washing machine! We suggest adhering to these guidelines for the best care of your heirloom quilt:

Did you know?

Few folks realize the amount of time and laborious effort engaged in producing a quilt. Putting together a quilt is a process which make consume 5—9 months to complete. Creating a quilt requires designing, shearing, assembling, quilting, and binding. All told, the entire amount of time to finish one quilt amounts to as much as 200 to 300 hours.

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