A quilt is not merely a comfy bed cover: it is also a piece of artwork. The artists that develop our quilts select top quality vivid fabrics and arrange them in a captivating work of art. Choose from our stock of over two hundred handmade quilts for a quilt that perfectly complements your taste.
Although the fabric pieces are stitched by machine to guarantee tighter sewing, 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 outstanding washing outcomes.
You will discover our quilts to be relatively sizable in length and width. In fact, the majority of our quilts are large enough to overcome the necessity for a dust ruffle or pillow shams. Just as mattress heights are different, each quilt's overall size can be different. We list the quilt's measurements along with the calculated drop for you to compare to the size you are looking for. Please do your research before your purchase!
Yes, these quilts are certainly machine-washable! We advise complying with these guidelines for ideal handling results:
- Wash in a washing machine with completely cold water on delicate cycle.
- Use only light laundry soap, such as liquid Cheer for colors (No bleach or bleach alternatives. No Woolite or fabric softener.) For the first washing, add 1/2 cup vinegar as well as 2 tablespoons of salt along with the laundry detergent. This natural remedy avoids hemorrhage and also assists in protecting the colors in your quilt.
- Remove quilt as soon as the washer quits to minimize wrinkles and color-bleeding.
- Never put a quilt into the clothes dryer! Line dry on a breezy day.
- Quilts could be dry-cleaned at your own risk, however we absolutely advise washing.
Amish Handmade Quilt Trivia
For hundreds of years, an array of procedures have been cultivated to make it more convenient for quilters to sew multi-angled quilts together. One of these tactics is paper piecing, which is popularly adopted to combine the intricate angles of the Mariner's Compass quilts
. Paper piecing, as it title suggests, uses a special paper pattern on which the material pieces are stitched. The pattern guides the needleworker to perfectly stitch the pieces together so that the finished top will lie out flat. Strategies such as this are a great support to our quilt-makers!