A quilt is not just a cozy bed covering: it is also a piece of artwork. The crafters that make our quilts select top-notch vibrant fabrics and organize them into an eye-catching masterpiece. Select from our selection of over 2 hundred Amish homemade quilts for a quilt that perfectly enhances your home design.
Although the pieces of fabric are stitched by machine to guarantee tighter sewing, all the quilting is done by hand. 100% cotton materials compose the top and bottom of the quilt. The batting sandwiched between those two layers, nonetheless, is 100% polyester. This polyester batting warranties both warmth as well as exceptional washing results.
You will discover our quilts to be remarkably sizable in length and width. The majority of our quilts are generous enough to do away with the necessity for a dust ruffle or pillow shams. Just as bed heights vary, each and every quilt's overall size differs. You'll find we designate the quilt's measurements in addition to the estimated drop for you to compare to the dimensions you want. Kindly do your research prior to purchasing!
As a matter of fact, these quilts are indeed machine-washable! We suggest adhering to these standards for the best care of your heirloom quilt:
- Wash in a washing machine with 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 very first washing, add 1/2 cup vinegar as well as 2 tablespoons of salt along with the laundry detergent. This natural remedy prevents hemorrhage as well as helps to protect the colors in your quilt.
- Remove quilt as soon as the washer finishes to minimize wrinkles and also color-bleeding.
- Never place a quilt into the dryer! Line dry on a breezy day.
- Quilts could be dry-cleaned at your own risk, however we absolutely recommend washing.
Amish Handmade Quilt Trivia
Scarcely any folks know the level of time and laborious effort involved in making a quilt. Quilt-making is a process that make consume five to nine months
to complete. Making a quilt requires designing, cutting, piecing, quilting, and binding. All told, the entire amount of time to complete one quilt adds up to as much as 200—300 hours.