You’ve bought some lovely new bedding. Perhaps a new duvet to snuggle up in over the winter months; or a new duvet cover and pillow cases to replace the set that was becoming worn with use. Perhaps you just fancied a change. But what can you do with the old bedding instead of throwing it […]
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 […]
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.