With Christmas fast approaching (where does December go?), it’s probably time to start thinking about how to prepare your guest bedroom for the arrival of your Christmas guests. For many, guest bedrooms are only used a handful of times a year. If your guest bedroom is anything like mine, it’s probably being used to store […]
We are becoming increasingly conscious that we need our clothes and other textiles such as bed linen to last longer, so knowing how to care for your bedding is key to achieving this. Whilst our organic cotton bed linen is designed to feel better with age, it is still important to properly care for your […]
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 […]
As we move from spring towards the summer, the warmer nights can take their toll on your quality of sleep. If you have noticed this, it is time to get your bed summer ready. If you have not yet suffered this, it’s likely you soon will as the days and nights get warmer.
Here are 4 easy ways to get your bed summer ready and ensure you have a great night’s sleep in the warmer months ahead.
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 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.
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?