Category Archives: Linen Quarter

GOTS – everything you need to know

GOTS

When you buy GOTS certified organic bedding, you can be sure that the origin of the cotton can be traced, from seed to fabric. This means that you and your family can feel confident knowing products are authentic, pure and chemical free. You can also be assured that the working conditions for the people who made these products are safe and fair. Have you cottoned on to organic cotton yet?

10 reasons to buy organic bedding

organic bedding

Here are 10 great reasons to buy organic cotton bedding. This can equally apply to the clothes you buy, as well as home textiles such as bed linen. We only sell organic bedding – here’s why. Here are 10 great reasons to buy organic cotton. Our organic bed linen is made from the finest natural […]

What is sateen weave bedding, and is it for me?

sateen

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.

Linen Quarter – a little bit about us

About us

We would like to take the opportunity to introduce our small business, Linen Quarter. A husband and wife team, we launched Linen Quarter in October 2018. This blog post gives you information on why we launched, why our first collection is The Organic Collection and what our business ethos is. It’s not all about the business. Sara reveals some her guilty pleasure and give some information about their recent house renovations.

What’s the difference between an Oxford and a standard Housewife pillow case?

Pillow case

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?

Cold weather SOS: top tips to stay warm in bed

warm in bed

There’s absolutely nothing better on a long cold night (or day even) than being curled up in a warm, cosy bed. Bliss! However, with night time temperatures plummeting to as low as -5 degrees in London, and media in the United States reporting they are in “one of the coldest spells in history”, it’s not […]

Why you need to know about GOTS organic cotton: it’s safe, kind & fair

GOTS

Consumer habits are changing Increasingly, people are obsessing with what goes into their bodies, shopping for organic produce such as free-range eggs, organic vegetables, going gluten free and participating in Veganuary. But what about the clothes we wear and the sheets we sleep in? Conventionally grown cotton uses more insecticides and pesticides than any other […]

Out with the old, in with the new

new bedding

Dear old bed linen It’s not you, it’s me. We’re just not compatible any more. We want different things out of life. I’ll remember the good times we had fondly. I hope you won’t think too badly of me. We’ve been together too long We’ve spent almost every night together for a long time now. […]