A quilt is not merely a relaxing bed cover: it is also a masterpiece of art. The crafters that create our quilts select high quality vivid fabrics and arrange them in a distinct masterpiece. Select from our stock of over 2 hundred Amish handmade quilts for a quilt that best enhances your home design.
Although the fabric pieces are stitched with each other by machine to make certain tighter stitching, all the quilting is done by hand. 100% cotton materials 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 excellent washing results.
You will discover our quilts to be rather sizable in length and width. The majority of our quilts are generous enough to minimize the necessity for a dust ruffle or pillow shams. Just as mattress heights are different, each quilt's dimensions varies as well. We specify the quilt's dimensions alongside the determined drop for you to compare to the size you may need. Please do your measuring prior to buying!
Can you wash these quilts?
Yes, these quilts are undoubtedly machine-washable! We advise the following standards for ideal handling results:
- Machine wash with completely cold water on gentle cycle.
- Use mild 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 and also 2 tablespoons of salt in addition to the laundry detergent. This natural home remedy prevents hemorrhage and helps to protect the colors in your quilt.
- Remove quilt as soon as the washing machine stops to decrease creases and also color-bleeding.
- Never place a quilt in the dryer! Line completely dry on a windy day.
- Quilts could be dry-cleaned at your own risk, but we certainly recommend washing.
Did you know?
Over the centuries, many different strategies have been developed to make it more convenient for quilters to piece multi-angled quilts together. One of these methodologies is named paper piecing, which is often times utilized to combine the challenging points of the Mariner's Compass quilt
. Paper piecing, as it title indicates, uses a particular paper pattern on which the cloth fragments are sewn. The pattern guides the quilter to perfectly stitch the pieces together so that the finalized top will lie out flat. Methodologies such as this are a wonderful aid to our quilt-makers!