A quilt is not only a relaxing bed cover: it is also a masterpiece of artwork. The crafters who make our quilts choose quality vivid materials and arrange them in an eye-catching work of art. Select from our selection of over 2 hundred Amish homemade quilts for a quilt that best enhances your taste.
Though the fabric pieces are sewn together by machine to make sure tighter sewing, 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, nevertheless, is 100% polyester. This polyester batting guaranties both warmth and outstanding washing outcomes.
Almost all of our quilts are sizable enough to reduce the necessity for a dust ruffle and pillow shams. Just as bed heights vary, each quilt's dimensions is different. You'll find we specify the quilt's dimensions along with the calculated drop for you to compare to the proportions you are trying to find. Please do your research before buying!
Yes, these quilts are certainly machine-washable! We advise complying with these standards for ideal handling results:
- Wash in a washing machine with only cold water on gentle cycle.
- Use only mild laundry soap, 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 as well as 2 tablespoons of salt in addition to the laundry detergent. This natural remedy prevents bleed and also aids with establishing the colors in your quilt.
- Remove quilt as soon as the washer quits to reduce creases as well as color-bleeding.
- Never place a quilt in the dryer! Line completely dry on a windy day.
- Quilts can be dry-cleaned at your own risk, but we certainly suggest washing.
Amish Homemade Quilt Facts
Over the centuries, various strategies have been cultivated to make it simpler for quilt-makers to stitch multi-angled quilts together. One of these solutions is called paper piecing, which is often employed to put together the intricate points of the Mariner's Compass quilts
. Paper piecing, as it name illustrates, uses an unique paper pattern onto which the material sections are sewn. The pattern helps the seamstress to properly sew the pieces together so that the finished top will lay out evenly. Methods such as this are a tremendous help to our quilters!