A quilt is not just a cozy bedspread: it is also a piece of art. The crafters who design our quilts pick top quality vibrant fabrics and organize them into a creative work of art. Select from our selection of over two hundred Amish handmade quilts for a quilt that best enhances your taste.
Although the fabric pieces are stitched by machine to guarantee tighter stitching, all the quilting is done by hand. 100% cotton fabrics compose the top and bottom of the quilt. The batting sandwiched between those two layers, nonetheless, is 100% polyester. This polyester batting guaranties both heat and also superb washing results.
The majority of our quilts are sizable enough to eliminate the need for a dust ruffle or pillow shams. Just as bed heights vary, each quilt's measurements can be different. You'll find we post the quilt's measurements in addition to the estimated drop for you to compare to the size you may need. It is important to do your measuring ahead of buying!
Can you wash these quilts?
Yes, these quilts are certainly washable in a washing machine! We suggest the following guidelines for ideal handling results:
- Wash in a washing machine with only cold water on delicate 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, add 1/2 cup vinegar and 2 tablespoons of salt along with the laundry detergent. This natural home remedy protects against bleed and aids with protecting the colors in your quilt.
- Remove quilt when the washer finishes to reduce creases as well as color-bleeding.
- Never place a quilt into the clothes dryer! Line completely dry on a windy day.
- Quilts can be dry-cleaned at your own risk, however we certainly advise washing.
Amish Handmade Quilt Trivia
Each step of the quilt-making process requires a specific lady's experience. Each of our women concentrates on either piecing or quilting. For that reason, at the very least 2 ladies are associated with making each quilt. The ladies that stitch the tops together concentrate on assembling certain quilt patterns. Since each quilter's stitches differ, just one lady does the quilting per quilt. This system allows each lady to end up being a professional in her field.