A quilt is not just a comfortable bedspread: it is also a piece of artwork. The artisans who make our quilts choose top-notch vibrant fabrics and organize them into an eye-catching masterpiece. Select from our selection of over two hundred Amish homemade quilts for a quilt that best matches your taste.
Though the fabric pieces are stitched by machine to make certain 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, nonetheless, is 100% polyester. This polyester batting warranties both warmth as well as excellent washing results.
The majority of our quilts are sizable enough to overcome the need for a dust ruffle and pillow shams. Just as mattress heights differ, each quilt's measurements varies. We list the quilt's dimensions in addition to the estimated drop for you to compare to the sizing you are trying to find. Kindly do your research prior to making a purchase!
Are our quilts washable?
Yes, these quilts are indeed washable in a washing machine! We suggest complying with these guidelines for ideal handling results:
- Wash in a washing machine with completely cold water on delicate cycle.
- Use mild laundry detergent, 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 2 tablespoons of salt along with the laundry soap. This natural remedy stops hemorrhage as well as helps to protect the colors in your quilt.
- Remove quilt as soon as the washer quits to lessen creases and also color-bleeding.
- Never ever place a quilt into the clothes dryer! Line completely dry on a breezy day.
- Quilts could be dry-cleaned at your own risk, but we definitely recommend washing.
Amish Handmade Quilt Trivia
Over the centuries, many different procedures have been developed to make it much easier for quilt-makers to stitch multi-angled quilts together. One of these methods is named paper piecing, which is ordinarily used to assemble the challenging corners of the Mariner's Compass quilt
. Paper piecing, as it name suggests, uses a specific paper pattern on top of which the cloth fragments are stitched. The pattern directs the quilter to correctly sew the pieces together so that the finished top will lay out evenly. Procedures such as this are a wonderful support to our quilt-makers!