Amish Quilts

Amish settlers came to the United States from Germany and Switzerland in the early 1700's. A sect of the Mennonite chruch, the Amish believe in a simple life style that strictly adheres to the Bible.

Amish quilts are made from solid color fabrics only, in bright and somber colors. The patterns are usually large geometric medallions and are heavily quilted with elaborate designs such as feathered scrolls and cables.