A quilt is not just a cozy bedspread: it is also a masterpiece of art. The artisans that design our quilts pick quality colorful materials and arrange them in a distinct work of art. Pick from our selection of over 2 hundred homemade quilts for a quilt that perfectly enhances your taste.
While the fabric pieces are stitched by machine to guarantee 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 two layers, nevertheless, is 100% polyester. This polyester batting guaranties both heat and also excellent washing results.
Most of our quilts are large enough to relieve the need for a dust ruffle and pillow shams. Just as bed heights vary, each quilt's overall size varies. We publish the quilt's dimensions in conjunction with the estimated drop for you to compare to the measurements you need. Definitely do your homework ahead of purchasing!
Fortunately, these quilts are indeed machine-washable! We advise adhering to these guidelines for the best care of your heirloom quilt:
- Machine wash with cold water on gentle 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, include 1/2 cup vinegar as well as 2 tbsps of salt along with the laundry soap. This home remedy avoids hemorrhage and assists in establishing the colors in your quilt.
- Remove quilt as soon as the washing machine finishes to minimize creases as well as color-bleeding.
- Never place a quilt into the clothes dryer! Line dry on a breezy day.
- Quilts can be dry-cleaned at your own risk, however we absolutely recommend washing.
Amish Homemade Quilt Trivia
Each step of the quilt-making process needs a certain woman's knowledge. Every one of our ladies concentrates on either assembling or quilting. At least two ladies are included in making each quilt. The ladies who stitch the tops with each other specialize in assembling particular quilt patterns. Considering that each quilter's stitches vary, just one lady does the quilting per quilt. This system permits each woman to become a specialist in her field.