A quilt is not only a comfy blanket: it is also a piece of art. The crafters who develop our quilts select quality vivid fabrics and organize them into a creative work of art. Choose from our stock of over 2 hundred Amish handmade quilts for a quilt that perfectly complements your home design.
While the fabric pieces are stitched by machine to ensure tighter stitching, all the quilting is done by hand. 100% cotton materials compose the top and bottom of the quilt. The batting sandwiched in between those two layers, nonetheless, is 100% polyester. This polyester batting warranties both warmth as well as superb washing outcomes.
Just about all of our quilts are generous enough to overcome the need for a dust ruffle or pillow shams. Just as mattress heights differ, each quilt's dimensions is different. We designate the quilt's dimensions alongside the calculated drop for you to compare to the size you want. Definitely do your homework prior to purchasing!
Can you wash these quilts?
As a matter of fact, these quilts are undoubtedly washable in a washing machine! We suggest the following guidelines for the best care of your heirloom quilt:
- Wash in a washing machine with completely 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 initial washing, add 1/2 cup vinegar and also 2 tbsps of salt in addition to the laundry detergent. This home remedy stops bleed and also helps to establish the colors in your quilt.
- Remove quilt when the washing machine stops to reduce wrinkles and color-bleeding.
- Never place a quilt into the dryer! Line dry on a breezy day.
- Quilts can be dry-cleaned at your own risk, but we certainly advise washing.
Did you know?
Over the centuries, a number of solutions have been cultivated to make it much simpler for quilters to sew multi-angled quilts together. One of these methods is named paper piecing, which is commonly used to combine the complicated angles of the Mariner's Compass quilts
. Paper piecing, as it title suggests, uses a specific paper pattern on which the cloth fragments are sewn. The pattern directs the needleworker to correctly stitch the pieces together so that the finalized top will lie out evenly. Tactics of this sort as this are a fabulous support to our quilt-makers!