A quilt is not just a relaxing bed cover: it is also a piece of art. The artisans who develop our quilts select top quality colorful fabrics and arrange them in a distinct work of art. Choose from our selection of over 2 hundred Amish homemade quilts for a quilt that perfectly matches your taste.
Although the fabric pieces are sewn with each other by machine to make sure tighter sewing, all the quilting is done by hand. 100% cotton fabrics compose the top and bottom of the quilt. The batting sandwiched in between those two layers, nevertheless, is 100% polyester. This polyester batting guaranties both heat as well as excellent washing outcomes.
Just about all of our quilts are large enough to relieve the need for a dust ruffle and pillow shams. Just as bed heights are different, each quilt's dimensions is different. You'll find we list the quilt's measurements in addition to the determined drop for you to compare to the sizing you need. Please do your measuring prior to your purchase!
Are our quilts washable?
As a matter of fact, these quilts are undoubtedly machine-washable! We advise the following standards for best results:
- Wash in a washing machine with completely cold water on delicate cycle.
- Use only mild laundry detergent, 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 also 2 tbsps of salt along with the laundry soap. This home remedy avoids hemorrhage and assists in protecting the colors in your quilt.
- Remove quilt when the washer finishes to reduce wrinkles as well as color-bleeding.
- Never ever place a quilt in the clothes dryer! Line dry on a windy day.
- Quilts could be dry-cleaned at your own risk, however we most definitely recommend washing.
Did you know?
Over the centuries, an array of techniques have been cultivated to make it less complicated for quilt-makers to piece multi-angled quilts together. One of these methods is called paper piecing, which is typically employed to piece the challenging corners of the Mariner's Compass quilt
. Paper piecing, as it name illustrates, uses a specific paper pattern onto which the fabric sections are sewn. The pattern directs the seamstress to perfectly sew the pieces together so that the completed top will lie out evenly. Strategies of this sort as this are an effective support to our quilt-makers!