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Quilting is often thought of as communal activity such as a quilting bee where woman gather around a quilt frame to quilt a bed quilt. With Amish quilts today two, three or four people may work together to make a single quilt, but instead of quilting together each takes on a one or more of steps in the quilt making process. The first step in the process is to select the quilt's design and select and purchase the fabrics to be used in the quilt. Second step is to assemble the quilt top. Third step is to do the quilting and the fourth step is add the binding and ready the quilt for sale. It is not unusual for a different person to do each step. But the most common practice is for one person to do steps one, two and four and another person to the quilting. Occasionally a single person will do it all. The reason for the division of labor is that the work involved in each of the steps is quite different. The ability and artistic talent to select fabrics is not common --better for someone with this talent to apply it to the making of many quilts. Piecing a particular quilt top becomes easier and the workmanship better after quilter has made a half dozen tops of that design. So it is best to turn to a woman who is expert with a particular design to make the quilt top with that design. Quilting usually is not specialized to a particular design or style of quilt and is less cerebral -- in fact it may be a great distraction from the problems of the day. Applying the binding and readying the quilt for sale -- which means finding and removing spots, finding then adding missing lines of quilting, requires attention to detail. The coordination of the whole process is usually done by the person selecting the design and fabrics. This person selects Amish and Mennonite friends to work with on each quilt. Each person working on the quilt works on it in their own home. All work is done in America.
I love this Royal Down comforter. It replaced a 10 year old Scandia down one that was wonderful. This Royal Hotel comforter exceeds my expectations. It is light weight, comfortably warm and looks fabulous on my bed. I have always put my down comforters in a duvet because I think it protects the comforter and keeps it clean. It also avoids any possible problems with small pin holes made by sitting on it or having animals jump on it.
Fill Power: This is the goose down fill to be put in the comforter measured in cubic inches. The rule of thumb on fill is “The higher fill power, the higher the quality of comforter”. A high fill power is going to be more insulating and warmer but still remaining light and with loft. Our suggestion is to start at a fill power of at least 600 (commercial quality) with around 700+ being perfect loft, retaining body heat evenly. The higher the cubic inch measure of the fill power the higher the loft. 
Ethically sourced white goose down and feather fibers puff up this 750-fill-power pick from Parachute to keep you nice and toasty during the months when you need it most. Its sateen cotton cover also provides sublime sleeping comfort. This Oeko-Tex-certified pick was made to feel fluffy but not heavy, helping you maintain the perfect body temperature for sweat-free sleep. Reviewers love the feel and purity of the down, as it makes a huge difference to those who are allergen-sensitive.
A trio of borders frames a dancing paisley print, delivering both sophistication and spirit. Crafted in soft cotton, its soothing color palette is a perfect partner for a master bedroom or guest room. * 100% cotton: fabric is soft cotton; fill is cotton batting * Hand-quilted for added depth and dimension * Medium-weight fill * Pieced-front quilt and sham, backed with sage paisley floral * Quilt is...
Just keep in mind that it may also be one of the higher-maintenance picks out there, as Brooklinen doesn't recommend machine-washing or dry cleaning this comforter. It should periodically be shaken out outdoors, spot-cleaned in the event of a spill, or dry-cleaned as a last resort. It can also be fluffed in the dryer to revive its loftiness. The comforter is available to buy in twin, full/queen, and king/California king sizes.
This option from Pacific Coast is a lower priced style for the brand, but still maintains the key attributes of a quality down comforter. On the downside, it needs to be professionally laundered or dry cleaned. It has a 550 fill power in a 100% cotton fabric with a 230 thread count that has loops to attach to a duvet cover. It also features a diamond box design with a unique border that helps keep down evenly distributed throughout.
Give them the world, every night. Our quilt and sham easily enchant kids and grown-ups alike with their globe print illustrated by Molly Hatch Designs. Each continent is represented by a menagerie of creatures, from pandas to penguins, hippos to hedgehogs. * Shell is 100% cotton * 100-gram recycled-poly fill * Quilt and sham have solid back; finished with a refined binding * Sham has flap closu...
L.L. Bean prides itself in its unique baffle-box design to ensure that the down does not shift inside its cover: The fabric acts like a gate to keep the contents in place. With a 600 fill power and 100% cotton, 280 thread count cover, it's a versatile option with medium warmth that can be used all year long in many climates. Available in four sizes from twin to king, it's a great option for any bedroom in the house. It's machine washable, but only in a large commercial machine.
Celebrate bedtime with a sprinkling of cheerful confetti! Our hand-stitched quilt and sham are adorned with a classic diamond pattern and multicolored pom-poms for a fresh, festive look. * Cotton voile * Adorned with acrylic pom-poms * 100-gram recycled-poly fill * Quilt and sham have hand-quilting on the front, with hand-attached pom-poms; solid back, finished with petite binding * Sham has flap c...
Once your child is old enough to have bedding in his crib, look for a lightweight quilt that can work in the crib and toddler bed by itself or as a layering piece. Choose a super-soft version made of 100% cotton and a lower-loft fill to keep your child warm without getting too hot. A lightweight version can also fit into your home washing machine to clean it when your child has an accident or an illness. Choose one in bright white that can be bleached if need be (because you know with kids, some kind of stain is inevitable!). The bonus with all-white: It will continue to match your child’s room decor and other bedding as their tastes change from one character or hobby to another. If you don’t like all-white, this one also comes in gray, blue and pink, or just with blue or pink borders.
L.L. Bean prides itself in its unique baffle-box design to ensure that the down does not shift inside its cover: The fabric acts like a gate to keep the contents in place. With a 600 fill power and 100% cotton, 280 thread count cover, it's a versatile option with medium warmth that can be used all year long in many climates. Available in four sizes from twin to king, it's a great option for any bedroom in the house. It's machine washable, but only in a large commercial machine.
Quilts utilize either down or synthetic insulation. Down insulation is more thermally efficient (with a superior warmth-to-weight ratio) and compresses better than synthetic insulation. However, down insulation also has downsides; it is more expensive and unable to provide good warmth when exposed to moisture (sweat, rain, high humidity etc.). Nevertheless, as quilts are primarily intended for lightweight hiking, we only included quilts with down insulation in this review.
Comforters are compressed during transport, this is not permanent. You can restore the natural loft with a vigorous shake and put it on your bed. It takes only a day for the fluffy loft to resume. Maintain the beautiful look of your comforter by shaking it out on a weekly basis to redistribute the down inside. Some comforters can go in the dryer on low or no heat to fluff. Add a couple tennis balls to help the fluff along. Any comforter made of sateen over 600 thread count cannot go into the dryer, but must be professionally cared for.
A light, carefree look that's reminiscent of a seaside cottage. This airy cotton quilt features squares of painterly watercolor stripes, pieced this way and that for an artful patchwork effect. * Cotton shell; lofty recycled-poly fill * Hand-tacked for just the right amount of loft * Quilt and sham are backed in an allover mini-floral print * Finished with floral binding that matches the backing * ...

If you live in a chilly climate or in an a home with poor insulation, you know what it means to get cold at night! For these homes, you want high loft (meaning lots of material between the outer layers) and a material that will hold in heat, like down, down alternative or wool, to help you get and stay warm for hours on end, so look for a fluffy box-stitched quilt to do the trick. This one is made from 100% polyester and a down alternative to make it both hypoallergenic and more affordable and can be used with or without a duvet cover.


Amish quilts, while beautiful and certainly works-of-art, are made with the intention that they will actually be used as bed coverings and baby quilts. With strong seams and colorfast fabrics they are made to be laundered. And so even with daily use and reasonable care they can easily become family heirlooms. Wall hanging size Amish quilts are made in the same way.
Cushy, down-filled comforters are a total treat to curl up with at night. There's plenty to love about them, from their lofty look, to the silk-like feathery feel. Beyond the general look and cost of a new down comforter, those who are in the market for making this major bedding upgrade may want to pay special attention to the various fill power options out there, in order to get the most out of your investment.
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