A quilt is not only a relaxing bed cover: it is also a masterpiece of art. The crafters that create our quilts select top-notch vibrant fabrics and organize them in a distinct work of art. Choose from our stock of over 2 hundred Amish homemade quilts for a quilt that best complements your home design.
Although the pieces of fabric are stitched by machine to make certain tighter sewing, 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 2 layers, nonetheless, is 100% polyester. This polyester batting warranties both heat and superb washing outcomes.
You will find our quilts to be rather large in length and width. In fact, nearly all of our quilts are sizable enough to relieve the necessity for a dust ruffle or pillow shams. Just as mattress heights vary, each quilt's size is different as well. We post the quilt's dimensions alongside the estimated drop for you to compare to the proportions you need. Please do your measuring before buying!
Can you wash these quilts?
Fortunately, our quilts are undoubtedly washable in a washing machine! We recommend adhering to these standards for ideal handling results:
- Machine wash 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 first washing, include 1/2 cup vinegar as well as 2 tbsps of salt along with the laundry detergent. This natural remedy prevents bleed and assists in establishing the colors in your quilt.
- Remove quilt when the washing machine finishes to decrease wrinkles as well as color-bleeding.
- Never put a quilt in the clothes dryer! Line dry on a windy day.
- Quilts can be dry-cleaned at your own risk, but we most definitely suggest washing.
Amish Handmade Quilt Trivia
Few folks recognize the magnitude of time and monotonous workmanship associated with producing a quilt. Quilt-making is a process which make require 5—9 months
to complete. Creating a quilt incorporates designing, scissoring, combining, quilting, and binding. When it's all said and done, the total amount of time to finish one quilt amounts to approximately 200—300 hours.