A quilt is not merely a relaxing bedspread: it is also a piece of art. The artisans who develop our quilts select quality colorful fabrics and organize them in an appealing work of art. Choose from our stock of over 2 hundred homemade quilts for a quilt that best matches your home design.
Though the pieces of fabric are sewn together by machine to make sure tighter stitching, all the quilting is done by hand. 100% cotton fabrics compose the top and bottom of the quilt. The batting sandwiched in between those 2 layers, nonetheless, is 100% polyester. This polyester batting guaranties both heat as well as outstanding washing results.
You will find our quilts to be rather large in length and width. In fact, nearly all of our quilts are sizable enough to take care of the necessity for a dust ruffle and pillow shams. Just as mattress heights differ, each quilt's size is different as well. We list the quilt's measurements as well as the estimated drop for you to compare to the dimensions you are looking for. Kindly do your measuring before your purchase!
Are our quilts washable?
Fortunately, these quilts are indeed washable in a washing machine! We recommend complying with these guidelines for best results:
- Wash in a washing machine with completely cold water on delicate cycle.
- Use light laundry detergent, such as liquid Cheer for colors (No bleach or bleach alternatives. No Woolite or fabric softener.) For the very first washing, include 1/2 cup vinegar and also 2 tbsps of salt along with the laundry soap. This home remedy protects against hemorrhage and also helps to protect the colors in your quilt.
- Remove quilt when the washing machine quits to lessen creases as well as color-bleeding.
- Never ever put a quilt into the dryer! Line dry on a windy day.
- Quilts could be dry-cleaned at your own risk, but we absolutely advise washing.
Amish Homemade Quilt Trivia
For hundreds of years, a lot of methods have been perfected to make it more convenient for quilt-makers to piece multi-angled quilts together. One of these methods is called paper piecing, which is routinely taken advantage of to compose the complicated corners of the Mariner's Compass quilts
. Paper piecing, as it name implies, uses a particular paper pattern on which the cloth segments are stitched. The pattern directs the quilter to accurately stitch the pieces together so that the finished top will lie out flat. Strategies of this sort as this are a fabulous support to our quilters!