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How are the Amish quilts made?

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How are the Amish quilts made?

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Quilting is part of the Amish culture, and Amish girls in their early teens learn to quilt by the side of their mothers and grandmothers. They are truly some of the most talented quilt makers in the world. In the opinion of Amish quilt-makers throughout the country, the Amish ladies of Lancaster County, PA are considered the finest. The first Amish who came to America settled in Lancaster County, PA, and was the first community to design and create Amish quilts. Experience and accuracy play a large part of a well executed quilt. The majority of Amish ladies I work with have quilted 25 years or more. Choosing a pattern and fabrics that works beautifully together takes an artist’s eye, and is enhanced with years of practice. Many Amish quilters seem to have a natural gift of design and sense of color. After the fabrics and pattern is selection, the task of cutting each fabric piece, and sewing it together will be done. Since most of the Amish Quilters have no form of electricity, their m

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