Styles of Quilt CoversThere is a wide range of traditional and contemporary quilt covers. There a few interior design concepts that you should take into consideration before buying your quilt cover. Firstly, the cover should be similar to the style of the bed and other bedroom furnishings. If your bedroom furnishings have a traditional look, go for a traditional floral, plaid quilt cover or solid duvet set. If you are more into ethnic Indian look, go for embroidered quilt covers. For contemporary look, abstract designs, stripes, are popular in qulit covers. You should see that the cover complement the style and colors of your bedroom's wall, floor covering, window dressing and other items in the room etc. In many cases you will find a wide assortment of window dressings and quilt fabrics of the same fabric, style and pattern so that there is a perfect coordination.
Do not compromise on the quality of the cover. Choose finest quality quilt covers. Always remember you are using the quilt cover to protect your quilt. This cover offer freshness to your bedroom. For a royal look, you can choose silk quilt covers. You can also use a combination of cotton and other fabrics for daily usage. You can use your creativity to make your own quilt cover. For an altogether different look, you can also use your old zari border sarees for making quilt covers. These special duvet covers create a bright and majestic look to the overall décor.
Comfort of Quilt CoversWhen choosing any bedding item, comfort is the foremost criteria and this goes with quilt cover as well. Like style, fabric plays an important role in providing comfort and fabric preference varies from one individual to the next. We give below a description of the qualities of a few fabrics common to quilt covers.
- Cotton Quilt Cover: Cotton is the most common fabric used as quilt cover. Cotton fiber is extremely versatile. Cotton can be woven into varied patterns and textures and takes on dyes easily. The fabric is very comfortable, soft and allows air to pass through. In other words, cotton quilt covers breathe better than other fabrics covers.
- Cotton/Polyester Blends Cover: These have the combined properties of both cotton and polyester. While polyester is a synthetic fabric, resistant to wrinkles and durable, it is not as soft as cotton and does not breathe like cotton. So when a quilt cover is made of cotton/polyester blends, you get the comfort and softness of cotton and the durability of polyester.
- Faux Suede Quilt Cover: Faux Suede is a 100% polyester fabric. It has the look and feel like real suede and has many advantages over real suede. It is easier to clean, less expensive, and there is a wide range of colors to choose from. Another advantage is that faux suede maintains its color better than real suede.
- Silk Quilt Cover: This fabric gives a classy, royal look. It is delicate and luxurious and takes on dyes well. So you get a rich lustrous color range in silk quilt covers. The combination of elegant appearance and unmatched comfort makes silk a popular choice for luxury quilt covers.