A quilt is not just a comfortable bedspread: it is also a piece of art. The artisans who design our quilts choose high quality colorful fabrics and arrange them in an appealing masterpiece. Choose from our stock of over 2 hundred handmade quilts for a quilt that best matches your style.
Although the pieces of fabric are stitched together by machine to guarantee tighter sewing, all the quilting is done by hand. 100% cotton materials compose the top and bottom of the quilt. The batting sandwiched in between those two layers, however, is 100% polyester. This polyester batting warranties both warmth and superb washing results.
You will discover our quilts to be remarkably generous in length and width. Almost all of our quilts are generous enough to eliminate the need for a dust ruffle or pillow shams. Just as bed heights vary, each quilt's size differs as well. You'll find we list the quilt's measurements alongside the determined drop for you to compare to the dimensions you are looking for. Definitely do your research ahead of your purchase!
As a matter of fact, our quilts are indeed machine-washable! We advise adhering to these guidelines for the best care of your heirloom quilt:
- Machine wash with only 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 initial washing, include 1/2 cup vinegar and also 2 tbsps of salt along with the laundry detergent. This natural remedy stops hemorrhage and helps to protect the colors in your quilt.
- Remove quilt immediately after the washer quits to reduce wrinkles and also color-bleeding.
- Never place a quilt in the dryer! Line completely dry on a windy day.
- Quilts could be dry-cleaned at your own risk, however we definitely recommend washing.
Amish Homemade Quilt Trivia
Only a few folks know the extent of time and tedious workmanship involved in producing a quilt. Quilt-making is a process that make take 5 to 9 months
to finish. Building a quilt is based on designing, scissoring, combining, quilting, and binding. All in all, the full amount of time to complete one quilt adds up to approximately 200 to 300 hours.