A quilt is not only a comfortable bed cover: it is also a masterpiece of art. The artists that develop our quilts select top quality colorful materials and arrange them into an eye-catching masterpiece. Pick from our stock of over 2 hundred Amish homemade quilts for a quilt that best enhances your home design.
While the pieces of fabric 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 2 layers, nonetheless, is 100% polyester. This polyester batting guaranties both heat as well as superb washing results.
Almost all of our quilts are sizable enough to eliminate the necessity for a dust ruffle and pillow shams. Just as bed heights differ, each quilt's sizing is different. We list the quilt's dimensions in conjunction with the determined drop for you to compare to the proportions you need. Please do your measuring before making a purchase!
As a matter of fact, these quilts are certainly washable in a washing machine! We suggest adhering to these guidelines for the best care of your heirloom quilt:
- Machine wash 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, include 1/2 cup vinegar as well as 2 tbsps of salt in addition to the laundry soap. This natural home remedy prevents hemorrhage and aids with protecting the colors in your quilt.
- Remove quilt immediately after the washer quits to minimize wrinkles and also color-bleeding.
- Never put a quilt into the dryer! Line completely dry on a windy day.
- Quilts can be dry-cleaned at your own risk, however we absolutely recommend washing.
Did you know?
Every step of the quilt-making process calls for a particular woman's expertise. Each of our ladies focuses on either assembling or quilting. At the very least 2 ladies are involved in making each quilt. The ladies who stitch the tops with each other specialize in piecing particular quilt patterns. Given that each quilter's stitches are different, only one lady does the quilting per quilt. This system permits each woman to come to be a specialist in her work.