When quilting do Amish pre-wash the fabrics? What number of quilt needle do they use for handquilt? —Ariela C.
We never prewashed fabrics to make quilts, but if you use something that is prone to shrinking it would be a good idea to prewash. The number of quilt needle used to hand quilt depends on personal preference. Mine is a size 7.
Are Amish made quilts and embroidered home items are marked in some way showing its an Amish made item? I visit estate sales and antique shops alot, and would love to know if anything I find is Amish. I truly respect and admire the care and skill thats put into whats made. Beautiful! I look forward to hearing from you! —Julie B
Some quilts may have a small fabric tag stitched on the back with the name of the lady who made it.
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