A quilt is not merely a comfy bedspread: it is also a masterpiece of art. The artisans who make our quilts choose high quality colorful materials and arrange them into an attractive work of art. Pick from our stock of over two hundred Amish homemade quilts for a quilt that perfectly matches your taste.
Though the fabric pieces are stitched with each other by machine to guarantee tighter stitching, all the quilting is done by hand. 100% cotton materials compose the top and bottom of the quilt. The batting sandwiched in between those 2 layers, nevertheless, is 100% polyester. This polyester batting warranties both heat and also outstanding washing outcomes.
Just about all of our quilts are sizable enough to relieve the need for a dust ruffle or pillow shams. Just as mattress heights differ, each quilt's proportions differs. You'll find we designate the quilt's dimensions in conjunction with the calculated drop for you to compare to the proportions you are looking for. Please do your measuring ahead of your purchase!
As a matter of fact, these quilts are certainly washable in a washing machine! We advise complying with these standards for the best care of your heirloom quilt:
- Machine wash with 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 first washing, add 1/2 cup vinegar as well as 2 tablespoons of salt in addition to the laundry detergent. This home remedy prevents hemorrhage and helps to establish the colors in your quilt.
- Remove quilt when the washer finishes to decrease wrinkles and color-bleeding.
- Never ever place a quilt into the clothes dryer! Line dry on a breezy day.
- Quilts could be dry-cleaned at your own risk, but we certainly recommend washing.
Amish Homemade Quilt Trivia
Every step of the quilt-making process calls for a particular lady's know-how. Each of our women concentrates on either assembling or quilting. At the very least 2 ladies are entailed in making each quilt. The women who sew the tops with each other concentrate on assembling certain quilt patterns. Considering that each quilter's stitches differ, only one lady does the quilting per quilt. This system enables each lady to come to be a professional in her work.