A quilt is not only a comfy bed cover: it is also a piece of art. The artisans that design our quilts choose top quality colorful materials and organize them in an attractive masterpiece. Select from our stock of over 2 hundred Amish homemade quilts for a quilt that perfectly matches your home design.
Although the pieces of fabric are stitched by machine to guarantee 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, nonetheless, is 100% polyester. This polyester batting warranties both heat and also excellent washing results.
You will find our quilts to be relatively generous in length and width. Most of our quilts are generous enough to overcome the necessity for a dust ruffle and pillow shams. Just as bed heights are different, each quilt's proportions is different as well. You'll find we post the quilt's dimensions in conjunction with the estimated drop for you to compare to the proportions you may need. Please do your research ahead of your purchase!
Yes, these quilts are undoubtedly washable in a washing machine! We advise adhering to these standards for ideal handling results:
- Wash in a washing machine with only cold water on gentle 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 tbsps of salt in addition to the laundry soap. This natural remedy protects against hemorrhage and also assists in establishing the colors in your quilt.
- Remove quilt when the washing machine quits to lessen creases and color-bleeding.
- Never place a quilt in the dryer! Line completely dry on a breezy day.
- Quilts could be dry-cleaned at your own risk, however we certainly suggest washing.
Amish Handmade Quilt Facts
The term handmade is frequently used to define crafts created by an artisan as opposed to a manufacturing facility. Due to the fact that it is not mass-produced, each handmade quilt is unique. Nonetheless, not all the stitching in a handcrafted quilt is done by hand. Just as the woodcrafter utilizes mechanical devices to produce his craftsmanship, our seamstresses use numerous tools to craft these quilts. The seamstress cuts her pieces with a rotary knife as well as sew them with each other on the stitching machine. The quilter deals with just thimble, needle, and string to quilt numerous tiny stitches throughout the quilt. Handmade is a gift: it is the gift of time and also talent to produce a product distinctly for you.