Bed Quilts

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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  • 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.
  • 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 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Whoa! What is this? Yes, it is a Labyrinth Walk. What is that? It is an intimate combination of paths or passages in which it is difficult to find one’s way or to reach the exit. But in a quilt? Here it is and it’s a beauty. This is 100% quilters cotton and the grays and greens are batiks as well as the beautiful backing. Made with loving care and great tiny hand quilted stitches. All done with special care. It is a wonderful wall conversation piece for your office or home. Not your ordinary quilt… Made with a label on the back corner with it’s name, fabric content and origin.
  • 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!!
  • Elegant and definitely exceptional workmanship! An original quilt designed by C Jean Horst. Gorgeous 100% beautiful blues 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.
  • Elegant and definitely exceptional workmanship! An original quilt designed by C Jean Horst. Gorgeous 100% moda cotton fabrics. Note the all hand appliqued designs and do not miss the tiny little hummingbirds!! Excellent and abundant fine quilting with beautiful hand quilted feathers surrounding the central appliqué. Made in Lancaster. Copyright pattern — directions unavailable.
  • Quiltmakers: Patterns are available! (See below) Linking Hearts is a rather complex quilt design due to the many 100% cotton fabrics used and the design not being a uniform typical block patchwork pattern. It’s is beautiful on the bed and certainly tells the story of a wonderful cozy quilt with a theme of love. It is beautiful and well pieced here in our great Lancaster County area. The hand quilting is also done by an Amish woman.
  • The back of this quilt is covered with a solid cream cotton fabric. The quilting density is good with about 110 linear inches of stitching per square foot. The stitching is good with about 6-7 stitches per inch. A high quality quilt.
  • The back of the quilt is covered with a tone on tone print cotton fabric. The stitching is beautiful with about 6 stitches per inch. A high quality quilt.
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  • All-quilted quilts are prized for their cool elegance and their workmanship. A quilt for today and for generations to come. This quilt with its traditional cream white cotton muslin was made by one of Hannah’s best quilters. Note the spectacular stitching. The Pineapple design and thin batting (that shows off the fine quilting) are very traditional. A quilt that takes months to make and is rarely available.
  • Backing is one piece with a tone on tone tan print. Quilting is 7 stitches per inch. A high quality quilt.