Our HANDMADE QUILTS & CRAFTS are not merely a product. Rather they are a story.They are a story of an Amish person expressing his/her culture. It is an expression born out of a unique perspective and out of unique experiences. It is this uniqueness and this story stitched into our quilts that are worth hearing and owning.
This quilt story speaks of who the Amish are. First of all, the Amish are a very practical and hands-on people. One aspect of this practicality is their position against art for art’s sake. However, they make room for art if it serves a practical purpose. Because handmade quilts are very practical — they keep you warm at night — a quilt is a practical piece of art. It is as Amish expression of beauty and usefulness interwoven. An Amish quilt will add form and function to your life.
This story also speaks of the simplicity that the Amish value. While it is true that many of these quilts are very complex, the style of life that cultivates these masterpieces is one rooted in the basics — family, faith, and frugality. This simplicity is very important to the Amish. They quilts may be complex but they are based on the simple concept that cloth can be sewn together beautifully and can serve a practical purpose.
If you are looking for a cultural story that speaks of practicality and simplicity yet is amazingly beautiful, then allow these handmade quilts to tell their story. Bring some of the outstanding Amish values right into your personal space. You will have a story being told that is meaningful and worth hearing.