Fine Egyptian Cotton Bed Linen
Special orders can be done via email: All Finer Things
We Hand Make all our own products. Proudly South African.
Our Duvets Covers are Hand Made from Combed Egyptian Cotton 300 Thread Count.
Only at All Finer Things:-
- Combed Egyptian Cotton - Stronger
- Full allowance for Shrinkage
- 4 Elastics (1 for each corner) on the fitted sheets
- Each Duvet Cover comes with matching Pillow Case/s.
- Bed Sets include a Duvet Cover set and Fitted sheet.
- Royal Bed Sets include Bed set, and Flat sheet.
Oxford Border (That Ridge of Material around the main Product): The Duvet Covers have Oxford Borders (same colour) are on each of the sides and on the base. The Pillow cases have Oxford Borders all around.
Caring For your products
Longer life comes through the proper care.
Fine Egyptian cotton has become wildly popular for bedding in recent years. Why exactly? Does it really matter?
It was thought for ages that cotton was cotton and thread count was king when choosing quality sheets. That is no longer true. Consumer guidelines for buying bedding suggest that cotton from Egypt is superior to other cotton. Is this true and, if so, what is the big difference?
Egyptian cottons are used to create bedding of all types from sheets to pillowcases to comforters. The long staple or long fiber of Egyptian-grown cotton means that there is more continuous fiber to use when creating threads or yarns. This yarn is smaller in diameter yet stronger than other cottons. Smaller yarn means that more threads per square inch can be use to create stronger fabric which is light in weight yet breathes well.
More threads per inch mean that the thread count on the bedding label will be higher. Many buyers think that choosing high thread count sheets is the only gauge of quality.
This is not true, but in the case of cotton grown in Egypt, the higher thread count means the fabric will be incredibly strong and will last for years and years. If cared for properly, Egyptian produced cotton fabric used for creating bedding products can last for decades.
The hand or feel of the sheets created from Egyptian grown cotton is a bit harder than other cottons when the bedding is new. However, with every single laundering, the cotton sheets from Egyptian fibers become softer and softer. Like a fine wine, age improves the Egyptian fiber cotton bedding and, unlike many products, you will prize your Egyptian fiber sheets of cotton more and more as they age and become soft and cuddly. Cotton grown in the Egyptian fields will also produce less lint and therefore will not pile after repeated washings as some materials may do. At one time, the only way to obtain Egyptian fiber cotton sheets was to shop in high-end expensive stores.
All Finer Things makes Quality bedding that is available directly to you.