A quilt is not only a cozy bed cover: it is also a piece of artwork. The artists who design our quilts pick top-notch colorful materials and organize them into an attractive work of art. Select from our selection of over 2 hundred handmade quilts for a quilt that best matches your style.
While the fabric pieces are stitched together by machine to ensure tighter sewing, all the quilting is done by hand. 100% cotton fabrics compose the top and bottom of the quilt. The batting sandwiched between those 2 layers, nonetheless, is 100% polyester. This polyester batting warranties both heat as well as exceptional washing outcomes.
Just about all of our quilts are generous enough to overcome the necessity for a dust ruffle and pillow shams. Just as mattress heights are different, each quilt's overall size is different. You'll find we post the quilt's measurements as well as the determined drop for you to compare to the proportions you need. Please do your homework ahead of purchasing!
Are our quilts washable?
Yes, these quilts are undoubtedly machine-washable! We suggest the following standards for best results:
- Machine wash with completely cold water on gentle 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, include 1/2 cup vinegar and 2 tablespoons of salt in addition to the laundry soap. This home remedy avoids hemorrhage and aids with protecting the colors in your quilt.
- Remove quilt when the washer quits to minimize wrinkles and color-bleeding.
- Never put a quilt into the dryer! Line completely dry on a windy day.
- Quilts could be dry-cleaned at your own risk, but we certainly recommend washing.
Amish Handmade Quilt Facts
Over the centuries, quite a few methods have been perfected to make it simpler for quilters to stitch multi-angled quilts together. One of these strategies is named paper piecing, which is ordinarily taken advantage of to compose the challenging angles of the Mariner's Compass quilts
. Paper piecing, as it name designates, uses a particular paper pattern on which the cloth pieces are stitched. The pattern guides the needleworker to properly assemble the pieces together so that the completed top will lay out flat. Methodologies such as this are an effective support to our quilters!