A quilt is not only a comfy bedspread: it is also a piece of artwork. The crafters who design our quilts select high quality vibrant materials and arrange them in a captivating masterpiece. Choose from our stock of over 2 hundred Amish homemade quilts for a quilt that perfectly enhances your style.
While the pieces of fabric are stitched with each other by machine to make sure tighter sewing, all the quilting is done by hand. 100% cotton materials compose the top and bottom of the quilt. The batting sandwiched between those two layers, nonetheless, is 100% polyester. This polyester batting guaranties both warmth and also exceptional washing results.
Almost all of our quilts are generous enough to take care of the need for a dust ruffle or pillow shams. Just as bed heights vary, each quilt's proportions varies. You'll find we designate the quilt's measurements along with the estimated drop for you to compare to the sizing you want to have. Please do your homework ahead of buying!
Fortunately, our quilts are undoubtedly washable in a washing machine! We suggest the following standards for the best care of your heirloom quilt:
- Wash in a washing machine with only cold water on delicate cycle.
- Use only mild laundry soap, 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 and 2 tablespoons of salt along with the laundry detergent. This natural home remedy protects against hemorrhage as well as aids with establishing the colors in your quilt.
- Remove quilt immediately after the washing machine quits to reduce creases as well as color-bleeding.
- Never ever place a quilt in the dryer! Line completely dry on a breezy day.
- Quilts can be dry-cleaned at your own risk, but we most definitely advise washing.
Did you know?
For hundreds of years, many types of solutions have been perfected to make it easier for quilt-makers to piece multi-angled quilts together. One of these strategies is called paper piecing, which is nearly always taken advantage of to assemble the challenging corners of the Mariner's Compass quilt
. Paper piecing, as it title signifies, uses a special paper pattern on which the material segments are stitched. The pattern guides the quilter to properly sew the pieces together so that the completed top will lay out flat. Techniques such as this are an effective support to our quilters!