A quilt is not just a cozy bedspread: it is also a piece of artwork. The crafters that develop our quilts select high quality vivid materials and organize them in an appealing work of art. Pick from our selection of over 2 hundred Amish homemade quilts for a quilt that perfectly complements your style.
Though the pieces of fabric are stitched with each other by machine to ensure tighter stitching, all the quilting is done by hand. 100% cotton fabrics compose 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 outstanding washing results.
Most of our quilts are generous enough to eliminate the need for a dust ruffle and pillow shams. Just as mattress heights vary, each quilt's measurements can be different. We designate the quilt's measurements in conjunction with the estimated drop for you to compare to the proportions you are trying to find. It is important to do your homework before your purchase!
As a matter of fact, these quilts are indeed machine-washable! We suggest the following guidelines for best results:
- Wash in a washing machine with cold water on delicate 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 detergent. This natural remedy avoids bleed and aids with establishing the colors in your quilt.
- Remove quilt when the washer stops to minimize wrinkles as well as color-bleeding.
- Never put a quilt into the dryer! Line dry on a windy day.
- Quilts can be dry-cleaned at your own risk, however we definitely advise washing.
Amish Homemade Quilt Facts
Not too many folks grasp the extent of time and laborious labor associated with making a quilt. Quilt-making is a process that make take 5 to 9 months
to accomplish. Putting together a quilt is based on designing, scissoring, assembling, quilting, and binding. In all, the entire amount of time to complete one quilt adds up to around 200—300 hours.