Vintage and antique quilts serve as handsome decorating pieces, particularly in older or historical homes. Vintage quilts were made from the 1930s to 1965, while quilts deemed antique date back to 100 years ago or more. A quilt made in the 1920s or earlier is also considered antique.
Are vintage quilts valuable?
American-made heritage quilts — hand-pieced and hand-quilted — can have good value. We were able to inspect all the quilts in Michelles inheritance and they are uniformly in excellent condition and of good value. Of course, the family sentimental value is priceless.
What does GSM mean quilt?
grams per square metre GSM stands for “grams per square metre”. Seems simple enough, though it is sometimes difficult to understand how this relates directly to bedding and quilts. Basically, GSM refers to the weight of quilt fillings. Many manufacturers, including us, use GSM to help determine how heavy or warm a quilt is.
Are bamboo Doonas good?
Bamboo fibres naturally allow for temperature regulation and are light and soft, making them excellent quilts for the warmer months. It also has natural hypoallergenic and antibacterial qualities making it one of the healthiest fibres to sleep in. Bamboo quilts should be dry cleaned.
What does modern quilting mean?
“Modern quilting is a new twist on the traditional art of quilting. This may mean something as simple as using a traditional quilt block and updating it in a fresh, fun new way. That includes using modern fabrics, modifying the block arrangement or even the scale of the block.