Bed Sheet Fabrics & Colors – All You Need to Know

When it comes to finding the perfect bedding, there are lots of factors to consider. You want them to be the right size, which is fundamental, but what the bed sheets are made of is also a determining factor.

To make all our custom bed sheets, we only use the highest quality Oeko Tex certified cotton. Not only are our custom bed sheets cool, crisp, and elegant – you can be confident the bed sheet fabric types we use are free from hazardous chemicals.

Custom Bedding Fabric Types

We use only the highest quality, 100% Oeko Tex certified cotton in our range of bedding. Understanding the different bedding fabric types allows you to choose the bedding which best fits your needs. It also ensures you know how to wash your custom bedding correctly.

100% Cotton Percale (200 Thread Count)

Cotton percale sheets are breathable and made from 100% regular cotton. It is noticeably tighter than the standard type of weave you find used for bed sheets generally, but it’s perfect for bed linen fabric.

The cotton percale we use is made using natural fibers. These natural fibers produce a fabric that is comfortable, crisp, and fresh. At the same time, it allows your body to breathe. This quality is in stark contrast to manmade fibers such as polycottons and other blends.

Thread count is a term that refers to the number of threads per square inch of fabric. A 200 thread count (TC) should have 100 threads woven horizontally and 100 threads woven vertically. A 200 sheet thread count means your bedding will be lightweight and crisp but still have you sleeping in heaven.

If you prefer bedding with a little more weight, we also offer 400TC, 500TC, and 600 TC cotton percale. The higher the thread count, the softer and smoother the feel. Subsequent washes will increase the softness and smoothness of the bed sheet fabric texture.

Percale Egyptian Cotton (300 TC and above)

Egyptian cotton is grown in the Nile Valley and is highly prized as a staple and robust fiber. Cotton fabric woven from Egyptian cotton is typically soft. This feature makes it an excellent choice for any high-style master bedroom. However, it also offers crisp, lightweight, and breathable features that many sleepers prefer.

Egyptian cotton sheets tend to have a higher thread count, typically 300 TC and above. This means that our custom bed sheets are of the highest quality, partly due to the length of the staples. Staples is the word used to describe the length of the cotton fibers. Longer staples indicate longer threads and stronger or more durable fibers.

Sateen Egyptian Cotton: Pure and Printed (300TC, 600TC)

Egyptian cotton sateen is made using a unique weaving process. This process gives the fabric a satin-like finish. It is more tightly woven than percale and has more yarn surface on the face of the fabric than other basic weaves. This feature gives it a softer and more lustrous look. This luxurious, shiny look lends itself well to both patterned and solid color duvet covers.

The pure Egyptian cotton sateen is an Italian fabric that has been woven, dyed, and finished by Gruppo Martinelli Ginetto. This company has been creating outstanding fabrics in Northern Italy for more than 70 years.

Italian weavers have a reputation for using weaving methods and equipment that are incomparable to any other country in the world. Martinelli Ginetto has produced fabrics for many famous brands, including Flou, Etro, Frette, Calvin Klein, Liu-Jo, Ralph Lauren, e.a.

The 100% Egyptian cotton sateen we use is perfect for producing our luxurious custom sheeting and is available in two different thread counts: 300 TC and 600 TC.

Bed Sheet Color Guide

Our high-quality Oeko Tex certified cotton fabrics are available in a wide range of trendy colors. The bed sheet color combinations and mix-and-match possibilities are endless, whether you’re looking for custom bed sheets, custom duvet covers for your master bedroom, or custom children’s sheets.

Cotton Percale Bedding Colors

200 TC - white, ivory, ecru, warm grey, light blue, dark blue, grey, pink, fuchsia, lavender, red, aubergine, misty sage, burgundy, bright yellow, mustard yellow, sand, taupe, rose taupe, dark brown, light sage, black.

400 TC and 600 TC - White and ivory.

500 TC - white, ivory, ecru, light lilac, pink, burgundy, aubergine, navy blue, light blue, taupe, pearl gray, dark gray, black, hazelnut, dark brown, camel, melba, light sage.

Cotton Sateen Bedding Colors

300 TC - White, offwhite, ivory, ecru, light lilac, pink, burgundy, aubergine, sage, aqua green, tiffany blue, burnt orange, navy blue, medium blue, taupe, pearl gray, dark gray, black, hazelnut, dark brown, camel, vibrant sage, mustard, blue-black, rose taupe, light gold, misty sage, raspberry, light sage, teal.

600 TC - White, offwhite, ivory, aubergine, taupe, pearl grey, dark grey, camel, teal.

If you want to know more about our luxurious custom bedding, you’ll find the answers on our FAQ page.

Contact us today if you’re ready to place your order.  

 


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