A quilt is not just a comfy bedspread: it is also a piece of art. The artists who make our quilts pick quality colorful fabrics and arrange them in a distinct work of art. Pick from our selection of over two hundred Amish homemade quilts for a quilt that best matches your home design.
Although the pieces of fabric are sewn together by machine to guarantee 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 two layers, however, is 100% polyester. This polyester batting guaranties both warmth and also exceptional washing outcomes.
You will find our quilts to be rather sizable in length and width. As a matter of fact, almost all of our quilts are sizable enough to take care of the necessity for a dust ruffle or pillow shams. Just as mattress heights differ, each quilt's proportions can be different as well. We publish the quilt's measurements alongside the calculated drop for you to compare to the dimensions you want to have. Kindly do your measuring prior to buying!
Are our quilts washable?
As a matter of fact, these quilts are undoubtedly washable in a washing machine! We suggest the following guidelines for best results:
- Wash in a washing machine with cold water on gentle cycle.
- Use light laundry detergent, such as liquid Cheer for colors (No bleach or bleach alternatives. No Woolite or fabric softener.) For the very first washing, add 1/2 cup vinegar as well as 2 tbsps of salt in addition to the laundry detergent. This natural remedy protects against bleed and assists in protecting the colors in your quilt.
- Remove quilt when the washer finishes to reduce creases and also color-bleeding.
- Never place a quilt into the clothes dryer! Line dry on a windy day.
- Quilts can be dry-cleaned at your own risk, but we absolutely advise washing.
Amish Homemade Quilt Trivia
Not too many people grasp the extent of time and laborious workmanship involved in making a quilt. Building a quilt is a process which make require five to nine months
to finish. Making a quilt consists of designing, cutting, combining, quilting, and binding. In all, the full amount of time to complete one quilt adds up to somewhere around two hundred to three hundred hours.