Carissa Schwartz Duvet Cover July 11th, 2018 - 10:59:35
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.
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.
Choosing the Duvet-cover according to need. There are many types of duvet-covers in the market for different purposes and for every occasion. The cost varies with the fabric used as well as the designs. For example, in winters, a duvet cover made of silk, flannel or velvet would keep you warm whereas cotton or a lighter material duvet cover would be ideal for summers.
Duvet covers have been around for a long time, but most Americans were not aware of them until relatively recently. Through the twentieth century their general acceptance and popularity has gone from obscure to a level where even many husbands know what they are. The development of the duvet will provide a little background to the advantages that duvet covers will bring to your decorating arsenal.
So now you can no longer claim that you don't know what a duvet is. This type of bedding that was once uniquely European has now made it literally around the world and it will go by different names. In some places it's known as a duvet, others as a dyne or doona. It has been called a continental quilt and in Pakistan it is even known as a Ralli Quilt. Whatever the name, for many it spells warmth and comfort!
Like comforters and quilts, duvets are bought according to the size of the bed they will be used on. Some duvets are reversible, giving you designing options each time you wash and freshen up your sheets. You can change the look of a whole room simply by turning your duvet cover inside-out! 100 percent cotton duvet covers are known to be the softest when compared to rayon or microfiber, plus being completely natural makes it hypoallergenic.