thread count

The truth about thread count

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 […]

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GOTS certification

GOTS certification – everything you need to know

We are increasingly becoming more conscious about what goes into our bodies, shopping for organic produce and being careful about what we eat. But what about the clothes we wear and the sheets we sleep in? Conventionally grown cotton uses more insecticides and pesticides than any other crop in the world. Its production is toxic, […]

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sateen

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

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.

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