Bed Quilts

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Our cozy handmade quilts will warm and bring the sun back into your home. They also make great gifts any time of the year, and will bring years of delight to the lucky recipient. Take a look at our latest additions.

Quilts made in Lancaster reflect the diversity of culture and the comfortable lifestyles of the peoples that have settled here. Lancaster’s verdant beauty and highly productive farmland gave its settlers the inspiration as well as the time and money to engage in the creation of amazing quilts.

Handmade bed quilts made in Lancaster today, build on its traditions — most quilters adapt patterns seen in 18th and 19th Century Lancaster County quilts. However, there isn’t a drive here to simply replicate Great Grandmother Zook’s best quilts. Instead, Lancaster’s current generation of quilters are striving to outdo their grandmothers and create even more amazing quilts. The low cost, high quality, and multitude of printed fabrics give these modern quilters a palette their grandmothers could not imagine.

Early quilts were made for personal use, often in response to a birth or a wedding. As a matter of pride and respect, these quilts were made to very high standards at a time when most women were already very proficient with a needle and thread. Some of Lancaster’s quilters today match their forebears in stitching and attention to detail, even in quilts that they make for others.

High quality Lancaster handmade quilts more than hold their value. Well cared for Lancaster quilts, similar to the ones offered here, that were made 25 years ago typically sell at auction for twice their purchase price.

The beauty and visual impact of the bed quilts we offer cannot, of course, be completely captured in a photograph or even a series of photographs — but we do our best to give you a good look! Folks who have bought our quilts tell us that they look even better on their beds than on their computer screens.

If you see a quilt that you love, but it is the wrong size — please contact us . We can check to see if a similar well-made quilt in the right size is available. We can also arrange for a quilt to be custom made.

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  • This Log Cabin quilt has a beautiful quilting pattern on the border. Lovely Rusty Red fabrics used in the quilt makes this a very bright and beautiful quilt. Backing is a solid cream cotton fabric. Nicely pieced and beautifully hand quilted, about 6-7 stitches per inch. Pieced and quilted by Amish woman.
  • Backing on quilt is a solid piece with a tone on tone cream print. Notice the pretty quilted design on border. About 6 stitches per inch and very neatly made.
  • The Log Cabin quilt design is one of the oldest and best loved of all quilts. Here the classic design made new! Nicely pieced and beautifully hand quilted. Pieced and quilted by Amish woman.
  • Definitely a Heirloom quilt, this is a very special quilt, no two quilts are the same. Very precisely pieced and each patch has quilting on it so it makes for many, many stitches, and about 7 stitches per inch. The back is a print cotton fabric.
  • A bold, striking, sharp and elegant quilt . Very attractive Navy fabrics, also included a fabric featuring a popular pansy print. Note the careful piecing and extra fine quilting. Quilted by a Amish woman in her home. Fabrics chosen by a Mennonite woman.
  • The back of the quilt is covered with tone on tone print cotton fabric. The quilting density is good, averaging about 100 linear inches of stitching per square foot. Nice even stitches with 7 stitches per inch. A high quality quilt.
  • Wow! Beautiful original design by C Jean Horst. Look at the various designs – the tulips, the grape bunches, the dimensional rose buds and the lilies. Also note the little butterfly – all hand appliqued. Amazingly beautiful use of an abundance of hand quilting designs throughout the quilt. The border fabric is stunning too! Signed in embroidery and dated by its designer C Jean Horst. Quilted with care by an Amish woman. Copyright pattern — directions are unavailable. A backing of 100% fine cotton in a tone on tone adorable print can be seen on the corner label photo. The quilting density is good, averaging about 120 linear inches of stitching per square foot. The stitching is very good with about 9 stitches per inch. A very special quilt that keeps on selling. Only one available at this time. A high quality quilt.
  • Subtle, soft and sophisticated! A WOW of a Wedding or Anniversary Present! Note the interesting collection of 100% cotton meadow greens and plum prints on ivory selected for this quilt. Will work well with many coloring schemes. Well pieced and quilted by a Lancaster Amish woman. Signed and dated by its creator, the well respected quilt designer, C Jean Horst of Lancaster. The back of the quilt is covered with a fine ivory tone on tone 100% cotton print that coordinates with the feel of the quilt. The hand quilting density is good, averaging about 100 linear inches of stitching per square foot. The stitching is very good with about 8 stitches per inch.
  • Elegant and refreshing! Another very popular C Jean Horst original pattern design. Do not miss the beautiful little hummingbirds busy enjoying the roses! A very lovely original designed quilt in and pale sky blue and burgundy and meadow greens on creams. The design, the fabric selections, the care taken with the applique work, the abundance of quilting and the very uniform stitching designs are all extraordinary. A beautiful heirloom quilt from Lancaster County. Quilted by a very skilled Amish woman, and signed and dated by Lancaster’s renowned quilt designer, C Jean Horst. Copyright pattern — directions unavailable. The back of the quilt is covered with a 100% quilter’s cotton fabric in tone on tone ivory cream. The quilting density is outstanding, averaging about 110 linear inches of stitching per square foot. The stitching is excellent with 8–9 stitches per inch. The added documentation on the back corner tag makes this an heirloom piece. Appliqued by hand in America. Quilted by hand in America by our Amish friend. Design is Original by C J Horst and copyright protected.
  • Beautiful rich colors in reds, golds and tans. C Jean Horst has outdone herself with this quilt — 36 different 100% cotton country prints are used from beautiful classic colors! This patchwork is made up of over 6205 postage stamp size pieces. Lovely and amazing. Made here in Lancaster by an Amish woman. This quilt is signed in pigma pen ink on an attached label on the back by C Jean Horst. All Jean’s quilts are American made and have a documentation label sewn into the back corner with the name of the quilt, quilter’s name, 100% fabric content and Made in USA. A beautiful tan leaf print single sheet of a fine 100% cotton covers the back of the quilt. The quilting density is wonderful, averaging about 75 linear inches of stitching per square foot. The stitching is great with about 8 hand quilted stitches per inch. A special heirloom quality quilt. A high quality quilt.
  • A king size quilt that has an excellent combination of skills. It is an original design by C Jean Horst, using needle turn appliqué, machine piecing, decorative hand quilting and great 100% quilters cotton fabrics in shades of plums, and greens in a tasteful combination. An amazing design by Lancaster’s renowned designer. Note the abundance of quilting surrounding the focal center applique work. The background fabric is a fine light tan print. Quilted by an Amish friend. Signed and dated by its designer. Copyright pattern — no directions are available. A fine ivory tone on tone 100% cotton fabric covers the back of the quilt. The quilting density is very good, averaging about 130 linear inches of stitching per square foot. The stitching is very good with about 8-9 stitches per inch. The quilt has a small documentation tag sewn into the back side of the quilt documenting the maker, fabric content, date, name of pattern, and a note about being made in America, quilted by an Amish friend. Excellent choice!
  • A sharp but stunning design in beautiful 100% cotton fabrics in shades of soft whisper prints of  soft blues/stone grays/and neutrals – flowing into a great blending falls of 24 100% quilters cotton fabrics. It will definitely be the centerpiece of any bedroom. Gorgeous fabrics selected by the quilts designer C Jean Horst. Well made with excellent patchwork sewing. This quilt is beautifully hand quilted using 8 hand stitches by a local Amish woman. Signed by CJH, it designer. The back of the quilt is covered with a beautiful soft batik print of 100% cotton fabric shown on one of the photo shots. The quilting density is good, averaging about 100 linear inches of stitching per square foot. The hand quilting is wonderful with 8 tiny stitches per inch and the quilt has a back corner tag that documents the name of the quilt pattern, designer, fabric content and made in USA by our Amish friends.
  • A very striking Bargello design with extra brilliant Batik style color fast 100 % cotton blue to aqua to green prints selected by C Jean Horst. Note the care taken with the complicated piecing, and the fantastic border fabrics. Both pieced and quilted by an Amish friend and signed and managed by C Jean Horst who designed and selected the fabrics and supplied an accurate pattern for sewing as well as oversaw the steps through the project. The back of the quilt is covered with a 100% quilters cotton in a beautiful tone on tone batik green print that blends with inner borders of the quilt. (photo shows the king size backing which is blue) The quilting density is excellent. The hand quilting is great at 8 stitches per inch. The back corner tag documents the name of the quilt, the maker and fabric content as well as a comment about being made in the USA. Fabulous and outstanding in color! A brilliant combination!
  • A sharp but stunning design in beautiful 100% cotton fabrics in shades of blues and sandy, almost white neutrals – flowing into a great blending falls of 24 100% quilters cotton fabrics. It will definitely be the centerpiece of any bedroom. Gorgeous fabrics selected by the quilts designer C Jean Horst. Well made with excellent patchwork sewing. This quilt is beautifully hand quilted using 8 hand stitches by a local Amish woman. Signed by CJH, it’s designer. The back of the quilt is covered with a beautiful batik blue print of 100% cotton fabric shown on one of the photo shots. The quilting density is good, averaging about 100 linear inches of stitching per square foot. The hand quilting is wonderful with 8 tiny stitches per inch and the quilt has a back corner tag that documents the name of the quilt pattern, designer, fabric content and made in USA by our Amish friends.
  • Here is a new fresh quilt rearranged into pinwheels similar to the quilt called Fresh from the book “Simply Retro”. Included with the quilt are two matching pillow shams. The concept of retro means reminiscent of things past which is so fitting with the pinwheels reminding us all of the windmills of the past generation. Here is a gentle reminder of our heritage again in a beautiful hand quilted quilt. Here C Jean Horst used the fabric collections of beautiful granite grays and whites in 100% cottons!  (photo taken on queen size bed)
  • A sharp but stunning design in beautiful 100% cotton fabrics in shades of blues and greens to neutrals – flowing into a great blending falls of 24 100% quilters cotton fabrics. It will definitely be the centerpiece of any bedroom. Gorgeous fabrics selected by the quilts designer C Jean Horst. Well made with excellent patchwork sewing. This quilt is beautifully hand quilted using 8 hand stitches by a local Amish woman. Signed by CJH, it’s designer. The back of the quilt is covered with a beautiful batik cream print of 100% cotton fabric shown on one of the photo shots. The quilting density is good, averaging about 100 linear inches of stitching per square foot. The hand quilting is wonderful with 8 tiny stitches per inch and the quilt has a back corner tag that documents the name of the quilt pattern, designer, fabric content and made in USA by our Amish friends.
  • A sharp but stunning design in beautiful 100% cotton fabrics in shades of blues and light, almost white/ sandy neutrals – flowing into a great blending falls of 24 100% quilters cotton fabrics. It will definitely be the centerpiece of any bedroom. Gorgeous fabrics selected by the quilts designer C Jean Horst. Well made with excellent patchwork sewing. This quilt is beautifully hand quilted using 8 hand stitches by a local Amish woman. Signed by CJH, it’s designer. The back of the quilt is covered with a beautiful batik blue print of 100% cotton fabric shown on one of the photo shots. The quilting density is good, averaging about 100 linear inches of stitching per square foot. The hand quilting is wonderful with 8 tiny stitches per inch and the quilt has a back corner tag that documents the name of the quilt pattern, designer, fabric content and made in USA by our Amish friends.
  • Elegant and definitely exceptional workmanship! An original quilt designed by C Jean Horst. Gorgeous 100% beautiful neutral and linens shades of cotton fabrics. Note the all hand appliqued designs and do not miss the tiny little hummingbirds! Excellent and abundant fine quilting with beautiful quilted feathers surrounding the central appliqué. Made in Lancaster. Copyright pattern — directions unavailable. The stitching is very close and very exceptional with 8-9 hand stitches per inch quilted by our Amish friend. The backing is 100% cotton in same lovely Snowberry neutral print like the border of the quilt. The documentation tag is on the back corner and it lists the pattern name, maker, origin, date, fabric content, and made in the USA. We are the quilt capital of the world here in Lancaster County.
  • A sharp but stunning design in beautiful 100% cotton fabrics in shades of blues and greens to neutrals – flowing into a great blending falls of 24 100% quilters cotton fabrics. It will definitely be the centerpiece of any bedroom. Gorgeous fabrics selected by the quilts designer C Jean Horst. Well made with excellent patchwork sewing. This quilt is beautifully hand quilted using 8 hand stitches by a local Amish woman. Signed by CJH, it’s designer. The back of the quilt is covered with a beautiful batik cream print of 100% cotton fabric shown on one of the photo shots. The quilting density is good, averaging about 100 linear inches of stitching per square foot. The hand quilting is wonderful with 8 tiny stitches per inch and the quilt has a back corner tag that documents the name of the quilt pattern, designer, fabric content and made in USA by our Amish friends.
  • A sharp but stunning design in beautiful 100% cotton fabrics in shades of blues and greens to neutrals – flowing into a great blending falls of 24 100% quilters cotton fabrics. It will definitely be the centerpiece of any bedroom. Gorgeous fabrics selected by the quilts designer C Jean Horst. Well made with excellent patchwork sewing. This quilt is beautifully hand quilted using 8 hand stitches by a local Amish woman. Signed by CJH, it’s designer. The back of the quilt is covered with a beautiful batik cream print of 100% cotton fabric shown on one of the photo shots. The quilting density is good, averaging about 100 linear inches of stitching per square foot. The hand quilting is wonderful with 8 tiny stitches per inch and the quilt has a back corner tag that documents the name of the quilt pattern, designer, fabric content and made in USA by our Amish friends.
  • Wow! Look at the super hand quilting in the center heart, and the beautiful hand appliqué work in salmons and greens on parchment background. This is an original pattern designed and signed in embroidery by Lancaster’s renowned quilt designer C Jean Horst. Jean is noted for her fine fabric selections and original designs. Exceptionally well quilted by an Amish woman.
  • An heirloom all natural quilt in king size is a wonderful quilt to own. Holding their value, there is a beautifully quilted design of feathers and central medallion star along with cross hatching and a magnificently done border of scallops. It is a 100 % cotton muslin quilt top and quilt back and binding. A real showcase of Amish hand quilting for a stunning vintage look and an heirloom at it’s best! Lovely show stopper. Lovely on the back just like the front!!