Bedding Fabrics & Treatments
Terms to Know
Fabric that's created when cotton or cotton-blend tufts are sewn into a base cloth of muslin sheeting. The more tufts that are sewn in, the more luxurious and heavyweight the fabric is. The tufts can be sewn to create an all-over pattern or a pretty floral or paisley design.
Natural fiber that is cool to the touch and can be more comfortable and breathable than man-made fabrics.
A type of jacquard with firm, lustrous fabric made with flat patterns in a satin weave on a plain-woven ground.
A technique used to weave pattern into fabric. Typically a small geometric or stripe motif is created.4
Decorative stitching using yarn is used to create designs on bedding and accessories.
Employs a special type of weaving that uses warp yarn to create intricate patterns.
This quilted technique gives the appearance of cushioning. Different decorative quilting styles vary but all have the appearance of a hand-stitched quilt.
An easy-to-launder, breathable and wrinkle-resistant option for bedding that’s also known to be extremely soft and durable.
The miter is the point where two edges of fabric at an angle are joined at a corner for a tailored look.
Percale Cotton Bedding
A closely woven, plain-weave fabric, usually 200 threads per inch or less. The smooth and crisp appearance can create a tailored look but still works great for everyday use.
Multiple fabrics sewn together in a decorative pattern usually found in quilts and bedspreads for an heirloom look.
Synthetic fiber that’s durable and more wrinkle- and shrink-resistant than natural fabrics.
Pleated, fluted or gathered fabric that’s used for decorative purposes.
A weave in which yarn will float across four or more different yarns, creating a smooth, lustrous surface with a soft hand. Sateen or satin weaves can have a much higher thread count than plain weaves. The term "sateen" is used for 100% cotton and "satin" is used for silk or synthetic fabrics. The light sheen of sateen creates either a relaxed or elegant look.
Gathered fabric that’s decorative.view all bedding view bedding types view size & care