Audrey Petty Duvet Cover July 12th, 2018 - 09:03:36
Duvet covers are very popular these days and they are great for styling a bed. Essentially, a duvet cover is just a really big slip cover for your comforter. This allows you to change the style of your bed very easily, however they do serve and practical function as well.
Many people fail to understand the differences between duvets, quilts and comforters. Quilts are usually thinner and are known for their intricate stitching patterns. Quilts are a double layer of blanket stuffed with one kind of filling or another to make it thick and soft. Duvets are giant bed-sized bags filled with features, or down, from birds. The word "duvet" is a French word which means "down."
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.
A duvet is popularly known as quilt. It is soft blanket with filling inside. It is used either as soft bed cover or as blanket to cover all over the world. There has been a slight confusion between duvet and duvet covers in many countries. In the USA, it is always referred as quilt, where as in some places duvet covers are used as any pillow covers. This would help them protect from dust and keep them clean. Duvets are part of the bedding arrangement. They protect the bed from fading as well. Beds often get worn out when we use it regularly. Hence quilts prove to be helpful. There are different types of duvet covers available with different designs and patterns. You also have double side or reversible designs. This will change the look of the bed.
The duvet itself cannot be washed because the filling would be ruined, most especially in the case of real down filling. This is why duvet covers are so useful. They serve as a giant pillow case over the duvet. Buttons, zippers or ties at the top of the duvet keep the cover secured until you need to remove it. The covers can be laundered with the sheets and pillow cases in a washer at home, for your convenience.
The bets part about duvet covers is the fact that you can change the fashion of your bed and room very quickly. Comforters are usually very expensive and hard to store so owning many of them is out of the question. Duvets however are easy to store and much more affordable. So you can style with different types of fabric, different patterns, and even with different enclosures. You can go for a traditional button up enclosure or choose the very practical zipper.