A quilt is not only a cozy bed covering: it is also a piece of art. The artists who make our quilts pick high quality colorful fabrics and arrange them into a creative masterpiece. Pick from our stock of over 2 hundred Amish handmade quilts for a quilt that best complements your style.
Though the pieces of fabric are sewn with each other by machine to make certain tighter sewing, all the quilting is done by hand. 100% cotton fabrics make up the top and bottom of the quilt. The batting sandwiched in between those two layers, nevertheless, is 100% polyester. This polyester batting warranties both warmth and also superb washing results.
Almost all of our quilts are sizable enough to take care of the need for a dust ruffle and pillow shams. Just as mattress heights are different, each quilt's overall size is different. We publish the quilt's measurements along with the calculated drop for you to compare to the overall size you want. Please do your research before purchasing!
Yes, these quilts are indeed machine-washable! We advise adhering to these guidelines for ideal handling results:
- Wash in a washing machine with cold water on delicate cycle.
- Use mild laundry soap, such as liquid Cheer for colors (No bleach or bleach alternatives. No Woolite or fabric softener.) For the initial washing, include 1/2 cup vinegar as well as 2 tbsps of salt along with the laundry detergent. This natural remedy avoids hemorrhage and also helps to protect the colors in your quilt.
- Remove quilt when the washing machine quits to minimize wrinkles and also color-bleeding.
- Never place a quilt into the dryer! Line dry on a windy day.
- Quilts could be dry-cleaned at your own risk, however we definitely suggest washing.
Did you know?
For hundreds of years, an array of methods have been produced to make it less complicated for quilters to sew multi-angled quilts together. One of these techniques is named paper piecing, which is often times utilized to compose the complicated points of the Mariner's Compass quilts
. Paper piecing, as it title suggests, uses a specific paper pattern onto which the material sections are stitched. The pattern helps the quilter to accurately stitch the pieces together so that the finalized top will lay out flat. Methodologies such as this are a very good help to our quilt-makers!