I debated for a while about purchasing this item as it states "Dry Clean Only" as the preferred laundering method. Due to some of the other reviews stating they had washed it, I made the purchase. When I took the quilt out of the box, I was THRILLED with how beautiful it is! the colors are vibrant, the designs are beautiful and my 3 year old daughter loved her new butterfly quilt! I washed and dried it on the gentle cycles and it came out great. The value of this purchase on Overstock could not be matched...I saved a significant amount of money purchasing it here. I'm a VERY satisfied customer!!