A quilt is not just a relaxing bed cover: it is also a piece of art. The crafters that make our quilts choose quality colorful materials and organize them in a creative work of art. Select from our selection of over 2 hundred homemade quilts for a quilt that perfectly complements your style.
While the fabric pieces are sewn together by machine to guarantee tighter stitching, all the quilting is done by hand. 100% cotton materials compose the top and bottom of the quilt. The batting sandwiched between those 2 layers, however, is 100% polyester. This polyester batting guaranties both heat and also outstanding washing results.
You will find our quilts to be reasonably generous in length and width. In fact, well-nigh of our quilts are sizable enough to relieve the need for a dust ruffle and pillow shams. Just as mattress heights are different, each quilt's measurements is different. You'll find we publish the quilt's dimensions alongside the estimated drop for you to compare to the overall size you want. Kindly do your research before purchasing!
Can you wash these quilts?
Yes, our quilts are certainly machine-washable! We advise complying with these guidelines for the best care of your heirloom quilt:
- Wash in a washing machine with only cold water on delicate 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, include 1/2 cup vinegar and also 2 tablespoons of salt in addition to the laundry soap. This natural home remedy avoids bleed and also assists in protecting the colors in your quilt.
- Remove quilt as soon as the washing machine finishes to lessen creases and also color-bleeding.
- Never place a quilt in the clothes dryer! Line completely dry on a windy day.
- Quilts could be dry-cleaned at your own risk, but we certainly suggest washing.
Did you know?
The occupation of lots of Amish and Mennonite mothers has to fit their home life, given that they stay at home to care for their households. Making quilts accommodates that criteria. We permit these ladies to operate at their own personal pace to ensure they can adequately maintain their family. For a lot of ladies, making quilts is good therapy as well as a superb past-time.
A quilt is not only a comfortable bed cover: it is also a piece of artwork. The artists who create our quilts choose high quality colorful materials and organize them in a distinct work of art. Select from our stock of over two hundred Amish homemade quilts for a quilt that best enhances your taste.
Although the pieces of fabric are stitched by machine to guarantee tighter sewing, all the quilting is done by hand. 100% cotton materials make up the top and bottom of the quilt. The batting sandwiched between those two layers, nevertheless, is 100% polyester. This polyester batting warranties both heat as well as excellent washing results.
Most of our quilts are generous enough to take care of the necessity for a dust ruffle or pillow shams. Just as mattress heights are different, each quilt's overall size differs. We publish the quilt's measurements in addition to the estimated drop for you to compare to the proportions you need. It is important to do your homework prior to buying!
Can you wash these quilts?
As a matter of fact, our quilts are certainly machine-washable! We advise the following standards for the best care of your heirloom quilt:
- Wash in a washing machine with completely cold water on delicate cycle.
- Use light laundry soap, 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 detergent. This natural home remedy prevents hemorrhage and aids with protecting the colors in your quilt.
- Remove quilt when the washer finishes to reduce creases and color-bleeding.
- Never place a quilt in the clothes dryer! Line dry on a breezy day.
- Quilts can be dry-cleaned at your own risk, however we definitely recommend washing.
Did you know?
Over the centuries, various techniques have been developed to make it easier for quilters to sew multi-angled quilts together. One of these strategies is called paper piecing, which is ordinarily applied to assemble the elaborate edges of the Mariner's Compass quilts
. Paper piecing, as it name indicates, uses a specific paper pattern on top of which the material cuts are sewn. The pattern leads the seamstress to perfectly sew the pieces together so that the finished top will lie out evenly. Solutions of this sort as this are an excellent support to our quilt-makers!