A quilt is not merely a relaxing bed cover: it is also a piece of artwork. The artists that make our quilts pick top-notch vibrant fabrics and arrange them into a creative masterpiece. Choose from our stock of over 2 hundred Amish handmade quilts for a quilt that best complements your style.
While the pieces of fabric are stitched together by machine to ensure tighter stitching, all the quilting is done by hand. 100% cotton fabrics make up 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 exceptional washing outcomes.
You will find our quilts to be relatively sizable in length and width. Actuality, most of our quilts are generous enough to take care of the necessity for a dust ruffle or pillow shams. Just as mattress heights vary, each quilt's dimensions varies as well. You'll find we list the quilt's dimensions together with the estimated drop for you to compare to the overall size you are looking for. It is important to do your measuring before your purchase!
As a matter of fact, our quilts are certainly washable in a washing machine! We recommend the following standards for the best care of your heirloom quilt:
- Machine wash with completely cold water on gentle cycle.
- Use only mild laundry detergent, such as liquid Cheer for colors (No bleach or bleach alternatives. No Woolite or fabric softener.) For the very first washing, add 1/2 cup vinegar and also 2 tablespoons of salt in addition to the laundry soap. This natural remedy stops bleed as well as aids with establishing the colors in your quilt.
- Remove quilt as soon as the washer stops to minimize wrinkles and color-bleeding.
- Never put a quilt in the dryer! Line dry on a windy day.
- Quilts can be dry-cleaned at your own risk, but we definitely advise washing.
Amish Handmade Quilt Facts
Few folks know the level of time and monotonous workmanship involved in producing a quilt. Crafting a quilt is a process that make take 5—9 months
to complete. Constructing a quilt consists of designing, scissoring, piecing, quilting, and binding. In all, the complete amount of time to complete one quilt totals as much as 200 to 300 hours.