Whether you’re redecorating your bedroom, or it’s just about time to buy some new bedding – choosing the perfect sheets for you can be a real gamechanger! Here are a few of the most important steps to take on your journey to choosing the ideal sheets for you.
Choose your material
The first consideration, when choosing your sheets is the material. Different sheet materials will have a significant impact on how your sheets actually feel. Your personal preference is important here. Do you prefer very soft and smooth sheets?. Do you want a thick, warm fabric for cold winter weather? Do you want breathable and durable sheets that will work well for all seasons? A combination of Cotton and Bamboo fibres will work best for you.
Choose your thread count and yarn quality
Used by marketers to indicate that a product is high in quality, thread count can provide a rough indication of factors such as thickness, structure, and breathability. While there’s no magic thread count – a range between 200 and 600 indicates a high-quality level for most sheet styles. Generally, thread counts higher than this don’t improve upon quality, but the price point does go up. A more important factor to take into consideration is the quality of the yarn being used and the weave type. These factors will have the biggest impact on sheet’s quality and durability, as well as how soft and breathable they feel.
Choose your aesthetics
When choosing your perfect sheets – how they look does matter! For improved sleep, studies show that creating a sleeping space where you feel comfortable and relaxed can play an important role. When choosing your sheets, select colours that make you feel calm, relaxed and happy. You can also think about your existing bedroom aesthetic – how will your new sheets fit into and elevate your space?
Do you need further help choosing the right sheets for you? Check out our Sheet Buying Guide to learn more and discover the perfect sheet options for you.
While thread count is often used by marketers as a general indication of quality, there are a few more considerations to take into account when buying sheets which will give you a better indicator of overall quality than how high or low the thread count is...