Pearlie Witt Duvet Cover July 12th, 2018 - 09:43:24
Before we look at their importance, let us first try to understand what duvets are and where they originated from. A duvet is just like a bag filled with warm fabrics like feathers or wool. Duvets originated from the French and it basically means down. Many people do not know the difference between a duvet and a comforter. There is a very big difference but they both serve the same purpose. A comforter in contrast is sewn all round whereas the duvet has an outer cover which resembles that of a pillow case.
A duvet cover is a very practical piece to add to your bedroom. A down comforter (or duvet) would be extremely difficult to toss in the washer, however a duvet covering is easily removed from the down comforter and put in the wash with the other sheets and pillowcases, which makes washing and keeping the duvet/down comforter clean, quite simple. Covers may come separately, or in a bedroom set. A bedroom set usually comes with matching pillows and shams. You may not like having the extra accessories that come in a set, so a single duvet cover would be what you are looking for.
No matter what people call them, nothing matches the experience of sleeping under a quality down comforter or duvet.
So, the word duvet comes to us from French. The word originally means down and so it refers to a down filled cover for a bed. This type of bed covering originated in continental Europe and observers from other places found it quite an unusual practice. One writer even commented that they sleep upon one mattress filled with down and cover themselves with a second down mattress. This was essentially the duvet and it was used in place of separate sheets and quilts or blankets. So you may see that the duvet has some advantages, if nothing else it makes the task of making a bed extremely easy and straightforward. There is only one covering to be placed over the bed.
Do you see a new duvet cover in your short-term future? If so, it should be a bright spot on your horizon. But it is a bright spot that would fade significantly if you have to return the cover after the purchase. To help avoid this, as you get ready to shop, make and keep in mind three decisions related to the size, comfort level and style of your new duvet cover. With a good set of criteria in hand, you are much more likely to be happy with the duvet cover that you choose.
Many people know what a duvet cover is, but what is a duvet ("due-vay"), and where does it come from? In the United States, we hear the phrases "duvet covers" and "down comforters" and overall, most people know what those items are. In other countries such as Canada and Europe, "duvet" refers to the actual comforter (down comforter) and the cover is the protection to the duvet much like a pillowcase is to a pillow. Duvet is a French word that translates to "down" (referring to the down in birds); this is where the United States gets the phrase "down comforter". As a result, a "duvet cover" refers to the covering of a duvet/down comforter.