More Than Bedding, Quilts Are Art

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The art of quilt making is traditional, and quilts are still used today for warmth and comfort. In England, the term used for quit is duvet and the inside batting layer is called wadding.Quilts are not just a form of bedding. They have many other uses, some of which include decorations, armory, educational, artistic expression, campaigning, etc.

The Amish quilts are remarkable for their quilt making. The choice of colors in their quilts reflects their worldview and religious beliefs, in not being flashy or exuberant.

The artistic aspect of even a common quilt becomes apparent from the outside decorations. Piecing and patchwork quilts are the most common quilting method to make the outside layer. Embroidery and applique are also used to add more creative touches to the fabric.

The choice of colors makes the quilts a real artistic delight. While some prefer bright colors, a patchwork of colorful additions allows the creation of artistic colorful patterns. Machine embroidery is also sometimes used to automate the process.

Just as a work of art has a name and carries a date, quilts too have been given names and dates of completion. This practice is in use since the 1900’s.

There are many organizations associated with quilts and quilt making, one such being the Quilt Alliance. There is also a National Quilt Museum devoted to quilts.

From children to adults, all of us like quilts for their warmth and softness, enhanced by the colorful and creative patterns and fabric details. The art of quilt making is very much alive, and quilts will continue to be an essential part of our lives.

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    This coastal-inspired bedding set has a quilted design that will have you dreaming of the sea. The pastel-colored set features decorative stitching with a seashell and starfish design. Each piece is finished with scalloped edges. King set includes king-sized shams. Polyester. Machine care. Imported. Subtle seashell and starfish design 3-Pc. set includes: Quilt Full/Queen, 86 sq. King, 100W x 90L 2 Shams Details: Polyester Machine care.
    $54.98  from LTD Commodities
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    This coastal-inspired bedding set has a quilted design that will have you dreaming of the sea. The pastel-colored set features decorative stitching with a seashell and starfish design. Each piece is finished with scalloped edges. King set includes king-sized shams. Polyester. Machine care. Imported. Subtle seashell and starfish design 3-Pc. set includes: Quilt Full/Queen, 86 sq. King, 100W x 90L 2 Shams Details: Polyester Machine care.
    $54.98  from LTD Commodities
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    This Coastal-Quilted Bedding Set has an ocean-themed print that reminds you of life on the water. The pastel-colored set features decorative stitching with a seashell and starfish design. Each piece is finished with scalloped edges. King set includes king-sized shams. Polyester. Machine care. Imported. Subtle seashell and starfish design 3-Pc. set includes: Quilt Full/Queen, 86 sq. King, 100W x 90L 2 Shams Details: Polyester Machine care.
    $54.98  from The Lakeside Collection
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    This Coastal-Quilted Bedding Set has an ocean-themed print that reminds you of life on the water. The pastel-colored set features decorative stitching with a seashell and starfish design. Each piece is finished with scalloped edges. King set includes king-sized shams. Polyester. Machine care. Imported. Subtle seashell and starfish design 3-Pc. set includes: Quilt Full/Queen, 86 sq. King, 100W x 90L 2 Shams Details: Polyester Machine care.
    $54.98  from The Lakeside Collection
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    Global Trends Bloomfield Ivory Quilt Bedding Set: Medley floral printReverses to an all-over coordinating floralOversized for better coverage on today's deeper mattressesTwin set includes: quilt (68" x 88") and one sham (20" x 26") Full/queen set includes: quilt (90" x 90") and two shams (20" x 26") King set includes: quilt (105" x 95") and two shams (20" x 36") Pre-washed and pre-shrunk 100 percent cottonMachine washable for easy care
    $79.88  from Walmart US
  • Somerset Home
    Somerset Home Embroidered Quilt Bedding Set: Pattern: quiltedCover material: 100% polyester microfiberFill material: 100% needle-pouched cottonBacking material: 100% polyester microfiberCare instructions: machine wash cold with like colors; tumble dry; do not bleachTwin set includes: quilt (65" x 86") and 1 pillow sham (20" x 26") Full/queen set includes: quilt (86" x 86") and 2 pillow shams (20" x 26") King set includes: quilt (102" x 86") and 2 pillow shams (20" x 36")
    $30.17  from Walmart US
  • Somerset Home
    Somerset Home Embroidered Quilt Bedding Set: Pattern: quiltedCover material: 100 percent polyester microfiberFill material: 100 percent needle-pouched cottonBacking material: 100 percent polyester microfiberCare instructions: machine wash cold with like colors; tumble dry; do not bleachTwin set includes: quilt (65" x 86") and 1 pillow sham (20" x 26") Full/queen set includes: quilt (86" x 86") and 2 pillow shams (20" x 26") King set includes: quilt (102" x 86") and 2 pillow shams (20" x 36")
    $26.23  from Walmart US
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    Somerset Home Embroidered Quilt Bedding Set: Pattern: quiltedBedroom quilt set comes in white and beige Cover material: 100% polyester microfiberFill material: 100% needle-pouched cottonBacking material: 100% polyester microfiberCare instructions: machine wash cold with like colors; tumble dry; do not bleachQuilt bedding set is available in different size optionsTwin set includes: quilt (65" x 86") and 1 pillow sham (20" x 26") Full/queen set includes: quilt (86" x 86") and 2 pillow shams (20" x 26") King set includes: quilt (102" x 86") and 2 pillow shams (20" x 36")
    $28.99  from Walmart US
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    Somerset Home Printed Quilt Bedding Set: Style: printed pattern on bedroom bedding setBack material: 100% polyesterFace material: 100% polyesterFill material: 60% cotton and 40% polyesterCare instructions: machine wash cold or dry clean; wash dark colors separately; tumble dry low heatTwin set includes: quilt (68" x 86") and 1 pillow sham (20" x 26") Full/queen set includes: quilt (86" x 86") and 2 pillow shams (20" x 26") King set includes: quilt (101" x 86") and 2 pillow shams (20" x 36") Home bedding set adds fun color
    $26.58  from Walmart US
  • Somerset Home
    Somerset Home Printed Quilt Bedding Set: Style: printed patternBack material: 100 percent polyesterFace material: 100 percent polyesterFill material: 60 percent cotton and 40 percent polyesterCare instructions: machine wash cold or dry clean; wash dark colors separately; tumble dry low heatTwin set includes: quilt (68" x 86") and 1 pillow sham (20" x 26") Full/queen set includes: quilt (86" x 86") and 2 pillow shams (20" x 26") King set includes: quilt (101" x 86") and 2 pillow shams (20" x 36")
    $28.99  from Walmart US
  • Somerset Home
    Somerset Home Embroidered Quilt Bedding Set: Jeana quilt bedding set Cover material is made of 100 percent polyester microfiberFill material is made of 100 percent needle-pouched cotton Backing material is made of 100 percent polyester microfiberCare instructions: machine wash cold with like colors; tumble dry; do not bleachTwin set includes: quilt (65" x 86") and one pillow sham (20" x 26") Full/queen set includes: quilt (86" x 86") and two pillow shams (20" x 26") King set includes: quilt (102" x 86") and two pillow shams (20" x 36") Vintage modern styling
    $32.98  from Walmart US
  • Somerset Home
    Somerset Home Printed Quilt Bedding Set: Style: printed patternBack material: 100 percent polyesterFace material: 100 percent polyesterFill material: 60 percent cotton and 40 percent polyesterCare instructions: machine wash cold or dry clean; wash dark colors separately; tumble dry low heatTwin set includes: quilt (68" x 86") and 1 pillow sham (20" x 26") Full/queen set includes: quilt (86" x 86") and 2 pillow shams (20" x 26") King set includes: quilt (101" x 86") and 2 pillow shams (20" x 36")
    $28.99  from Walmart US