A quilt is not merely a relaxing blanket: it is also a piece of art. The artisans who create our quilts pick high quality colorful fabrics and organize them into a creative masterpiece. Select from our stock of over 2 hundred homemade quilts for a quilt that best matches your style.
While the pieces of fabric are stitched by machine to ensure tighter sewing, all the quilting is done by hand. 100% cotton materials make up the top and bottom of the quilt. The batting sandwiched in between those two layers, nonetheless, is 100% polyester. This polyester batting warranties both heat and excellent washing results.
You will find our quilts to be rather sizable in length and width. Almost all of our quilts are generous enough to do away with the need for a dust ruffle and pillow shams. Just as bed heights are different, every quilt's sizing varies. You'll find we specify the quilt's measurements along with the estimated drop for you to compare to the sizing you are looking for. It is important to do your homework ahead of your purchase!
Can you wash these quilts?
Fortunately, our quilts are certainly washable in a washing machine! We suggest complying with these guidelines for the best care of your heirloom quilt:
- Wash in a washing machine with only 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 tablespoons of salt in addition to the laundry soap. This home remedy protects against hemorrhage and assists in protecting the colors in your quilt.
- Remove quilt as soon as the washer stops to reduce creases and also color-bleeding.
- Never ever put a quilt in the dryer! Line completely dry on a breezy day.
- Quilts can be dry-cleaned at your own risk, however we definitely suggest washing.
Amish Handmade Quilt Trivia
Over the centuries, various kinds of tactics have been produced to make it more convenient for quilt-makers to stitch multi-angled quilts together. One of these tactics is named paper piecing, which is normally utilized to put together the complex corners of the Mariner's Compass quilts
. Paper piecing, as it title signifies, uses a special paper pattern onto which the cloth fragments are stitched. The pattern guides the quilter to properly assemble the pieces together so that the finished top will lie out flat. Methodologies such as this are a fabulous aid to our quilt-makers!