A quilt is not just a relaxing bedspread: it is also a piece of art. The artists who develop our quilts pick quality vibrant fabrics and organize them into an eye-catching masterpiece. Choose from our selection of over two hundred homemade quilts for a quilt that best complements your taste.
Although the fabric pieces are stitched with each other by machine to guarantee tighter stitching, all the quilting is done by hand. 100% cotton fabrics compose the top and bottom of the quilt. The batting sandwiched between those 2 layers, nonetheless, is 100% polyester. This polyester batting guaranties both heat as well as excellent washing results.
Just about all of our quilts are generous enough to take care of the need for a dust ruffle or pillow shams. Just as mattress heights are different, each quilt's dimensions can be different. You'll find we list the quilt's dimensions alongside the determined drop for you to compare to the measurements you are trying to find. Definitely do your homework before purchasing!
Are our quilts washable?
As a matter of fact, these quilts are undoubtedly machine-washable! We suggest the following guidelines for best results:
- Wash in a washing machine with cold water on gentle cycle.
- Use only light laundry detergent, 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 as well as 2 tbsps of salt along with the laundry soap. This natural home remedy avoids hemorrhage as well as assists in establishing the colors in your quilt.
- Remove quilt as soon as the washing machine stops to lessen creases and color-bleeding.
- Never ever put a quilt in the clothes dryer! Line completely dry on a breezy day.
- Quilts can be dry-cleaned at your own risk, however we certainly suggest washing.
Amish Homemade Quilt Trivia
For hundreds of years, various kinds of procedures have been produced to make it simpler for quilters to sew multi-angled quilts together. One of these strategies is paper piecing, which is nearly always employed to combine the elaborate points of the Mariner's Compass quilts
. Paper piecing, as it name specifies, uses an unique paper pattern on top of which the cloth sections are stitched. The pattern directs the quilter to accurately assemble the pieces together so that the completed top will lay out evenly. Tactics of this sort as this are an effective support to our quilters!