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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…)
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Bed linen fabrics, Choosing bed linen
Reasons to Choose Natural Fabric Bedding for Cold Weather
October 19, 2015 at 7:38 pm 0
Winter is just around the corner and most of us start thinking about warm clothes, wool socks and blankets and warm evenings in front of the fireplace with a cup of hot cocoa. When we start thinking of warming up first of all we think about sweaters, wool socks and other warm clothes. 04712 (more…)
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Bed linen fabrics, Bed linen history, Choosing bed linen, Upholstery linen fabrics
Linen: the Elegant and Luxury Fabric for Your Bedding
March 30, 2015 at 10:48 am 0
Ever wondered if you know everything about linen, the amazing and durable fabric? Well, it is time you find out if everything you knew is the truth and if you know all of it. Today we are introducing linen, the elegant and luxury fabric, that is perfect your bed, bath, kitchen and even more. (more…)
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Bedding linen design, Choosing bed linen
Five Beautiful Bedlinen Sets for Every Bedroom
March 19, 2015 at 10:38 am 0
Realising the fact, that we spend about one-third of our lives asleep, it makes sense to invest in bedding that's not only comfortable, but stands the test of time. But with so many options out there — thread count, fabric make-up, patterns, solids — the decision process can be overwhelming. Today we have prepared a list of five amazing bedlinen sets that will fulfil the dreams of each and every one of you. For the classy and elegant minimalist (more…)
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Choosing bed linen
6 Steps to Take Before Buying Bed Linen
April 10, 2012 at 1:42 pm 0
It seems choosing bed linen was so much easier decades and centuries ago when all bed linen was white, cream or off white and usually tailor made according to your exact needs. Laces and embroidery were the only way to adorn bed sheets. Nowadays there are endless possibilities to make bed linen sets attractive, comfortable, luxurious, and stylish, they can match all the existing tastes and also those that are not born yet. You can add color, style, and pattern to your bedroom with the newest bedding, so find out some steps to make before spending your money on new bed sheets.
  • Measure your bed, mattress, duvet and pillows. Although king size and queen size beds are popular description of the size, there are no exact absolute measurements for beds with these names. (more…)
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Bed linen fabrics
Percale and Satin Bed Linen
March 4, 2012 at 3:00 pm 0
When considering what bed linen to buy, percale and satin bed sheets ought to be among the options. One has to know that cotton and linen are the types of fabric, while percale and satin are the types of weave. As we spend one third of our lives in bed, it is wise to choose your bedding with care and spend some time and effort in order to find out the differences and benefits of different bed linen. The right choice will make you want to jump into bed at thought of its comfort! The linen bedding and cotton bedding were already discussed in this blog, so today let’s talk of percale and satin ones. Percale and satin terms describe the weave, not the fabric. The fabric itself can be cotton based or a mix of different yarns.   Percale bed linen So percale could be a blend of half cotton and half polyester, pure cotton, or a blend of other fabrics in any ratio. (more…)
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Bed linen fabrics
9 Benefits of Pure Linen Bedding
February 24, 2012 at 4:04 pm 1
Let me introduce you the benefits of linen bedding today, as this is the most loved fabric for bed linen. The term 'linen' ha evens become a generic term for all the fabrics used to make bedding linen - even synthetics like polyester. Here in this post I use the term “linen” to name the fabric made from flax fibers. To compare linen bed linen with cotton ones, you might want to read my previous post about cotton bed linen.

The reasons to adore pure linen, as the fabric choice, for bed linen - sheets and pillowcases - are because it offers several major health benefits. How can bed sheets and pillow cases be healthy? Read on. (more…)
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Bed linen fabrics
7 Things You Have to Know About Cotton Bed Linen
February 8, 2012 at 1:05 pm 1
All of us know the effects of a sound sleep – high energy level, perfect mood, body ready to take action etc. Apart from other things such as good mattress, temperature in the room and amount of sleeping hours, quality of bed linens is extremely important, too. Today lets discuss cotton bed linen – in order to buy what we really want, we have to know what is quality cotton bedding, what to ask a seller, how to read the label.
  • For best bed sheets and soft feel of good quality 100 percent cotton is required. Cotton absorbs moisture keeping you comfortable and not sweaty.
  • Textile industry experts generally classify cottons into four main types with several sections in each type. The classification is based on the appearance and staple length (more…)
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Bed linen history
Short overview of bed linen history
January 24, 2012 at 12:37 pm 0
Today we tend to take our bedding for granted. But people haven't always had access to comfortable beds and bed linen. As we can imagine, man slept on the cold hard ground before he started to form a pile of leaves, straw, and twigs to create a more comfortable sleeping place. Later the idea of elevated sleeping platform emerged - it's been more than 3,000 years since the Egyptians discovered that sleeping on a surface that was raised off the ground is much more comfortable. Ancestors of nowadays beds and mattresses were invented. (more…)
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