Being at the center of design for any bedroom is it’s large and inviting bed; but to make it a showpiece one could easily end up in the poorhouse. So, how do you understand your budget without knowing the true meaning of the choices available to you when deciding amongst all the choices of bedding sets? Well, in order to be able to choose, let’s review the differences in what makes up bedding sets and help you decide which might be best for your bed.
What makes up the heart of bedding sets?
Bedding sets can consist of many different options with regards to how to cover the entire bed. Comforters, quilts, and bedspreads how does one keep it all straight? Well we have a quick guide to discerning the difference for you so that when you do decide upon the makeup of your bedding sets you’ll know what to look for.
Bedding sets: A beginners guide
So let’s begin with the basics of bedding sets; bedspreads, they go on top of the bed and are made of all the same fabric, this is for the most part just like comforters, coverlets and quilts; all of which may or may not be quilted. For the most part, comforters are quilted into some pattern so as to keep the filling inside between the top and the bottom evenly distributed. Comforters can be thick or thin, depending on the filing, generally down or poly fiberfill and add extra warmth to the bed. For those who prefer comforters over bedspreads in their bedding sets it should be noted that as of late, many ensembles choose to layer, combining the use of say a choice of a comforter with the bedspread portion of the bedding set folded over itself along the bottom 20% of the beds surface area.
But back to bedding sets 101…
Quilts are generally made from more than one fabric choice on the top woven layer, the middle is a thin layer of batting, and a woven back panel, generally of all one solid color. The three are stitched together and quilted in a different pattern and thread so as to be seen best on the solid background.
Now that you know what makes up the heart of bedding sets you’re free to build a bed that oozes comfort and design.