What’s in a number? The truth about thread count is that a high thread count does not mean a better-quality sheet. It is not a measure of quality. Read on to understand why. When Linen Quarter first started out, we quickly realised that the information needed to make an informed choice as to what bed linen to […]
What is percale weave bedding? What is sateen? Bed linen descriptions can leave you feeling very confused. What is the difference? What will suit me best? This week we are looking at percale weave, how it’s made, how it feels and how to know if it’s for you.
Descriptions for bed linen are confusing. Sateen weave? Percale weave? Which one will suit you best? Sateen weave is often described as a “favourite old t-shirt”, compared to percale’s “crisply ironed shirt.” This is a great way to describe the difference. This week we are looking at sateen weave bedding, how it’s made, how it feels and how to know if it’s for you.
We have put so much love and care into developing our pillowcases, to ensure you have the softest most luxurious sleep. But what is an Oxford pillowcase? How does this compare with the standard (and poorly named) ‘Housewife’ pillowcase?
Buying bed linen can be confusing. Everywhere you look you find 200 thread count, 300, 400, 600, 800… What does it all really mean? What you’ll also notice is, as the thread count increases, so does the price. It’s almost as if we’ve been led to believe the higher the count the better quality the sheets.
When shopping for bed linen, the words “percale” or “sateen” are often used in the bedding description. But what do these descriptions actually mean? They are both weaves that contribute to how a set of bed linen feels. There is a different look, feel and durability to the finished fabric.