What is an Amish Quillow?

What is an Amish Quillow?

A quillow is a combination pillow and quilt. When folded into the attached pouch the quillow is a decorative or useful pillow that measures 18″ x 18″. Unfolded, the quillow can be used as a lap throw for the couch or easy chair that measures 60″ x 42″, providing comfort and warmth. The quillow is easy to refold.

How much do Amish quilts cost?

“Amish quilts are hot, put it that way. They’re very scarce today. A good wool quilt from Lancaster County, Pa., is a very, very rare item. When you do find one in good condition it may cost you many thousands–$5,000 to $10,000 and up.

Why do quilts cost so much?

Quilts are expensive because of the labor required to make them. Quilts require pieces of fabric to be evenly cut and sewn together to get the basic shape of a blanket. Then that piece must be sewn together with batting, backing, and binding to create a finished blanket.

Is it OK to wash a quilt?

Yes you can easily wash your quilt by hand or in a washing machine. After washing the quilt does not dry in direct sunlight or air dry is the best option. The less frequent you wash your quilt, the better for you. Quilts are very delicate and washing them frequently may damage the fabrics.

What does Quillow mean?

Quillow meaning A quilt with an attached pocket into which the whole blanket can be folded, thus making a pillow.

What kind of quilts do the Amish make?

Amish Spirit’s Amish handmade and hand quilted patchwork, pieced, wedding ring, applique, log cabin, star and wholecloth quilts for sale are made by the women of an Old Order Amish community in rural Pennsylvania. Each quilt is handmade by one woman.

What to buy in the quilt shop at Miller’s?

Choose from hundreds of handmade quilts, quillows, wall hangings and exquisite gift items from Amish, Mennonite, and other local artisans. Members of our friendly, knowledgeable sales staff are always available for questions, and shipping is available world-wide. Let’s Shop Together! Personal Shopping Now Available

Where is the best quilt shop in Lancaster PA?

The story of every quilt you will find in our quilt shop in Lancaster, PA is a story of itself. Amish quilters across the county and in surrounding counties work tirelessly on each piece of art. The result is a truly heirloom quilt waiting for you in our quilt shop in Lancaster.