A quilt is not merely a comfortable bed cover: it is also a masterpiece of artwork. The crafters that develop our quilts select top-notch vibrant fabrics and arrange them into a creative work of art. Pick from our selection of over 2 hundred handmade quilts for a quilt that perfectly matches your home design.
While the pieces of fabric are stitched 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 two layers, nevertheless, is 100% polyester. This polyester batting guaranties both warmth as well as excellent washing results.
You will discover our quilts to be relatively large in length and width. In fact, well-nigh of our quilts are generous enough to overcome the necessity for a dust ruffle or pillow shams. Just as bed heights are different, each quilt's sizing differs. You'll find we list the quilt's dimensions as well as the estimated drop for you to compare to the measurements you may need. Definitely do your homework ahead of making a purchase!
Are our quilts washable?
Fortunately, these quilts are undoubtedly machine-washable! We advise adhering to these guidelines for the best care of your heirloom quilt:
- Machine wash with completely cold water on delicate cycle.
- Use only light laundry soap, 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 as well as 2 tablespoons of salt along with the laundry soap. This home remedy stops hemorrhage as well as aids with protecting the colors in your quilt.
- Remove quilt when the washing machine finishes to reduce creases and also color-bleeding.
- Never ever put a quilt into the dryer! Line dry on a breezy day.
- Quilts can be dry-cleaned at your own risk, however we absolutely recommend washing.
Amish Handmade Quilt Trivia
Every step of the quilt-making process needs a certain lady's know-how. Each of our women focuses on either assembling or quilting. At the very least two ladies are included in making each quilt. The women who sew the tops with each other specialize in assembling particular quilt patterns. Since each quilter's stitches differ, only one lady does the quilting per quilt. This system permits each lady to come to be an expert in her field.