A quilt is not merely a relaxing blanket: it is also a masterpiece of art. The artisans who create our quilts choose top quality vibrant fabrics and organize them into a captivating masterpiece. Pick from our stock of over 2 hundred handmade quilts for a quilt that best complements your home design.
While the pieces of fabric are stitched by machine to make certain tighter sewing, all the quilting is done by hand. 100% cotton materials make up the top and bottom of the quilt. The batting sandwiched between those 2 layers, nevertheless, is 100% polyester. This polyester batting warranties both heat and also exceptional washing results.
You will discover our quilts to be remarkably large in length and width. Most of our quilts are generous enough to reduce the need for a dust ruffle and pillow shams. Just as bed heights are different, each quilt's overall size varies as well. We specify the quilt's dimensions alongside the calculated drop for you to compare to the proportions you are trying to find. Please do your homework prior to purchasing!
Fortunately, these quilts are undoubtedly washable in a washing machine! We recommend the following guidelines for the best care of your heirloom quilt:
- Wash in a washing machine with completely cold water on delicate cycle.
- Use mild laundry detergent, such as liquid Cheer for colors (No bleach or bleach alternatives. No Woolite or fabric softener.) For the very first washing, add 1/2 cup vinegar and also 2 tbsps of salt along with the laundry detergent. This natural remedy stops bleed and helps to establish the colors in your quilt.
- Remove quilt as soon as the washing machine finishes to decrease creases as well as color-bleeding.
- Never put a quilt into the dryer! Line dry on a windy day.
- Quilts could be dry-cleaned at your own risk, but we definitely recommend washing.
Did you know?
Over the centuries, all sorts of techniques have been perfected to make it less complicated for quilters to stitch multi-angled quilts together. One of these techniques is paper piecing, which is popularly used to put together the intricate edges of the Mariner's Compass quilt
. Paper piecing, as it title suggests, uses a specific paper pattern on top of which the fabric pieces are sewn. The pattern helps the seamstress to successfully stitch the pieces together so that the finished top will lie out flat. Methodologies such as this are a great aid to our quilt-makers!