A quilt is not just a relaxing bed covering: it is also a piece of art. The artists that make our quilts pick high quality vivid materials and organize them into a captivating masterpiece. Select from our selection of over 2 hundred Amish homemade quilts for a quilt that best matches your home design.
Though the pieces of fabric are sewn with each other by machine to ensure tighter stitching, all the quilting is done by hand. 100% cotton materials make up the top and bottom of the quilt. The batting sandwiched between those 2 layers, nevertheless, is 100% polyester. This polyester batting guaranties both heat and outstanding washing results.
Almost all of our quilts are large enough to reduce the need for a dust ruffle and pillow shams. Just as mattress heights are different, each quilt's dimensions differs. We post the quilt's measurements along with the calculated drop for you to compare to the dimensions you are trying to find. Definitely do your homework prior to your purchase!
Can you wash these quilts?
As a matter of fact, our quilts are certainly machine-washable! We advise adhering to these standards for the best care of your heirloom quilt:
- Wash in a washing machine with only cold water on gentle cycle.
- Use light 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 along with the laundry detergent. This natural home remedy protects against hemorrhage and also helps to establish the colors in your quilt.
- Remove quilt when the washer stops to decrease wrinkles and color-bleeding.
- Never put a quilt into the clothes dryer! Line completely dry on a breezy day.
- Quilts can be dry-cleaned at your own risk, but we most definitely suggest washing.
Amish Handmade Quilt Trivia
Not many folks comprehend the magnitude of time and laborious labor involved in producing a quilt. Quilt-making is a process that make take 5 to 9 months
to finalize. Building a quilt incorporates designing, shearing, piecing, quilting, and binding. All told, the total amount of time to finish one quilt adds up to somewhere around two hundred to three hundred hours.