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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  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Elegant and definitely exceptional workmanship! An original quilt designed by C Jean Horst. Gorgeous 100% beautiful neutral 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.
  • Chasing Waves! A very striking Bargello design with 24 extra brilliant Batik style color fast 100 % cotton blue to aqua 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.
  • Elegant and definitely exceptional workmanship! An original quilt designed by C Jean Horst. Gorgeous 100% 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 hand stitches per inch quilted by our Amish friend. The pretty backing is 100% cotton in an ivory tone on tone print. 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 hand quilt capital of the world here in Lancaster County, Pa.
  • 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!!
  • A queen 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 colors of plums, mauves 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 golden 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 high quality quilt.
  • 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 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.
  • The back of the quilt is covered with solid cream white cotton fabric. The quilting density is good, averaging about 100 linear inches of stitching per square foot. The stitching is beautiful with about 9 stitches per inch. A high quality quilt.
  • The back of the quilt is covered with solid cream white cotton fabric. The quilting density is good, averaging about 100 linear inches of stitching per square foot. The stitching is beautiful with about 9 stitches per inch. A high quality quilt.
  • Here is a beautiful Queen size Trip Around the World quilt that will remind you of the pastel colors of spring budding trees and flowers. This quilt is great to decorate around with lots of color options. This Colorsplash quilt is using 24 fabrics, cut and sewn so each block is 1 1/2″ square. What a beautiful combination of 24 different soft pastel fabrics selected by C Jean Horst. Sewn by a local Amish woman — note the careful patchwork piecing and the fine quilting. A 100% beautiful pale tan/yellow cotton covers the back of the quilt shown on one of the photos. The quilting density is more than adequate, averaging about 75 linear inches of stitching per square foot. The stitching is very good with about 8 stitches per inch. The back corner tag has the documentation recorded of the name of the pattern, the maker, the fabric content, the area, and a note about made in America. This is a beauty! A high quality quilt.
  • A brilliant take on the Mariner Star design by Judy Martin with gorgeous fabrics selected by C Jean Horst. Excellent patchwork piecing and quilting. Made here in Lancaster. Great for a king size bed or a tremendous wall hanging on a very large office wall. Pattern available in Shining Star Quilts by Judy Martin. The back of the quilt is covered with a fine tan cotton print. The quilting density is good, averaging about 120 linear inches of stitching per square foot. The stitching is great with 8 stitches per inch. The corner label documents the information of the quilt. (pictured on a queen bed so 18″ more of the star will appear on a king size mattress.) A high quality quilt.
  • The back of the quilt is covered with a solid cream- white cotton fabric. The quilting density is good, averaging about 80 linear inches of stitching per square foot. Very nice quilting, the stitching is good with about 7 stitches per inch. off white.
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  • The back of the quilt is covered with solid cream tone on tone print cotton fabric. The stitching is good with about 6 stitches per inch. A high quality quilt.
  • A gorgeous quilt in rich coral and soft tan colors A beautiful quilt in the Lone Star and Log Cabin design! Note the careful piecing and beautiful quilting on border of quilt. Made in Lancaster by a Mennonite woman. The quilting was done by a Amish woman in her home. !The pictures of this quilt do not do justice to the lovely colors.
  • 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.