A quilt is not merely a comfortable bed covering: it is also a piece of art. The artisans that design our quilts choose top-notch vibrant materials and organize them in a captivating masterpiece. Select from our stock of over two hundred homemade quilts for a quilt that perfectly enhances your taste.
While the fabric pieces 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 warranties both warmth and also excellent washing outcomes.
You will discover our quilts to be reasonably large in length and width. Actuality, almost all of our quilts are sizable enough to relieve the necessity for a dust ruffle or pillow shams. Just as mattress heights vary, each quilt's measurements varies as well. We specify the quilt's dimensions in addition to the estimated drop for you to compare to the dimensions you want to have. It is important to do your research before making a purchase!
Are our quilts washable?
Yes, our quilts are indeed washable in a washing machine! We suggest complying with these standards for ideal handling results:
- 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 initial washing, add 1/2 cup vinegar and 2 tablespoons of salt along with the laundry soap. This home remedy protects against bleed and helps to protect the colors in your quilt.
- Remove quilt when the washer stops to reduce creases and color-bleeding.
- Never place a quilt in the clothes dryer! Line completely dry on a breezy day.
- Quilts could be dry-cleaned at your own risk, but we absolutely advise washing.
Amish Handmade Quilt Facts
For hundreds of years, a lot of procedures have been produced to make it much easier for quilt-makers to stitch multi-angled quilts together. One of these solutions is paper piecing, which is popularly used to put together the elaborate angles of the Mariner's Compass quilt
. Paper piecing, as it name specifies, uses a specific paper pattern on which the fabric pieces are stitched. The pattern guides the seamstress to properly assemble the pieces together so that the finalized top will lie out evenly. Techniques such as this are an effective help to our quilters!