A quilt is not just a comfortable blanket: it is also a masterpiece of art. The artists that make our quilts pick high quality vivid materials and arrange them into a captivating work of art. Select from our selection of over two hundred Amish homemade quilts for a quilt that best enhances your style.
Though the fabric pieces are sewn together by machine to guarantee tighter stitching, 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, however, is 100% polyester. This polyester batting guaranties both heat as well as exceptional washing outcomes.
You will discover our quilts to be relatively generous in length and width. Almost all of our quilts are generous enough to do away with the necessity for a dust ruffle or pillow shams. Just as bed heights vary, each quilt's proportions differs as well. You'll find we designate the quilt's measurements as well as the determined drop for you to compare to the dimensions you need. Kindly do your measuring ahead of making a purchase!
Fortunately, these quilts are undoubtedly washable in a washing machine! We recommend the following guidelines for the best care of your heirloom quilt:
- Machine wash 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 2 tbsps of salt in addition to the laundry detergent. This home remedy prevents hemorrhage and also aids with establishing the colors in your quilt.
- Remove quilt as soon as the washer stops to decrease wrinkles and also color-bleeding.
- Never put a quilt in the dryer! Line completely dry on a windy day.
- Quilts can be dry-cleaned at your own risk, however we certainly advise washing.
Amish Handmade Quilt Facts
Not too many people recognize the magnitude of time and laborious workmanship involved in making a quilt. Quilt-making is a process which make take 5 to 9 months
to accomplish. Constructing a quilt necessitates designing, cutting, combining, quilting, and binding. All in all, the entire amount of time to finish one quilt adds up to a staggering two hundred to three hundred hours.