Bed Linen Care, Choosing bed linen
Everything You Need to Know About Taking Care of Your Bedding
February 27, 2016 at 11:00 pm 0
Linen, woven from fibres of the flax plant, is sometimes treated with sizing, a finish that makes it crisp. It wrinkles very easily and requires ironing if you want it to look smooth. But it doesn’t always need to look smooth since the wrinkles on linen can add a certain antique feeling. 00352 (more…)
Bed linen fabrics, Choosing bed linen
Differences between Percale and Sateen Bed Linen Sheets
October 4, 2012 at 10:22 am 0
When choosing bed linen sheets we often face terms percale and sateen. Although we know they are different but what are the differences exactly? Do they matter a lot when choosing what bedding to sleep in? Both percale and sateen are simply two types of fabric that are often associated with bed linens and they differ only in the way that they are woven.

All the fabrics are woven using warp threads (the ones that run up and down) and the weft thread (the ones that run across). The arrangement of warp threads and weft thread determines what type of fabric we will have. So only this different arrangement is what makes percale and sateen two separate fabrics. (more…)