How to find your perfect quilt match

Choosing the perfect quilt (doona) is essential when it comes to getting your best night’s sleep. There are a few factors to consider, so we’ve done the hard work and popped together an easy guide to find your perfect quilt match. Pair with a Kip&Co quilt cover to create the bed of your dreams!

We often put a lot of time and effort into finding the perfect pillow to maximize comfort, but finding the perfect quilt match is equally as important. The fill inset of a quilt is what determines the characteristics of it, and can help you decide which one is best for you. Find your perfect quilt match depending on your climate, the season and personal preferences with our simple guide below.

 

 

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COTTON

Cotton is a naturally breathable fibre which offers great comfort, and is especially great if you are looking for a lightweight quilt. If you are tossing up between two cotton quilts with different thread counts, be sure to know the higher the thread count, the higher durability of the quilt.

For those who live in a warm climate, a cotton quilt is the perfect match for you as it will provide light warmth all year round. Pair with a French flax linen quilt cover for a comfortable and cool night’s sleep. French flax linen bedding is often the material of choice for hot or humid environments, due to it’s breathable properties.

 

 

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Warmth Rating: Cool

Weight: Light

Best suitable for: Summer / Spring

Benefits of cotton quilts:

- Natural fibre

- Breathable

- Durable

- Absorbs moisture

- Hypoallergenic

- Machine-washable

 

FEATHER & DOWN

Quilts that are filled with down and feathers are warm, lightweight, and breathable. They’re a great choice for cold sleepers and those in a cooler climate as the clustered feathers provide superior warmth when sleeping. Not only this, but it is temperature regulating, so you will be kept warm throughout the night whilst not overheating. Pair this with a Kip&Co Velvet quilt cover for the toastiest night’s sleep. Velvet bedding is cosy and warm, and the weight of the velvet adds an extra layer of comfort during the colder months. 

For those who are prone to allergies, feather and down quilts are not for you! Whilst the warmth of the feathers are great for a warm sleep, unfortunately they are not hypoallergenic.

 

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Warmth Rating: Warm – Extra Warm

Weight: Light - Medium

Best suitable for: Autumn / Winter

 Benefits of a feather and down quilt:

- Natural fibre

- Breathable

- Durable

- Temperature regulating

 

SILK

Mulberry silk quilts are a luxurious, delicate and natural product which helps to regulate your body temperature throughout the night. The nature of the silk means it will contour the silhouette of your body, leaving no room for coldness and just enough to snuggle without feeling bulky. Mulberry silk is a very comfortable fabric, but also a strong one, meaning it can withstand pulling pressure.

To add to the list of benefits (have you added one to your cart yet?), silk is also amazing for your skin. Silk material prevents bacteria and mold from building up under the sheets, which can cause skin irritation and problems. Why not go all out and maximize your beauty sleep by adding a Kip&Co silk pillowcase to your cosy cocoon. Silk pillowcases, just like quilts, are amazing for your skin and body. They leave your skin feeling plump and hydrated and even help repair and smooth your hair!

 

 

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Warmth Rating: Cool - Warm

Weight: Light – Medium

Best suitable for: All seasons

 Benefits of a silk quilt:

- Natural fibre

- Breathable

- Durable

- Absorbs moisture

- Hypoallergenic

- Prevents overheating

- Good for your skin and hair

 

WOOL

Wool quilts are natural, breathable and great at warming you up instantly. Wool absorbs moistures and is actually also water repellant, so this means it will stay clean longer. Due to its body regulating properties, a wool quilt is a great option for those couples who prefer different sleeping temperatures. Wool will work with your individual body temperature, sending moisture away when you are too hot / clammy, and keeping you snug when the temperature falls.

Pair your naturally sustainable wool quilt with a Kip&Co organic cotton quilt cover and bedding or a restful night's sleep. This year we've made the switch to making ALL our cotton bedding 100% GOTS certified organic. Better for you and better for the environment. 

 

 

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Warmth Rating: Cool – Extra Warm

Weight: Light - Heavy

Best suitable for: All seasons

Benefits of a wool quilt:

- Natural fibre

- Breathable

- Durable

- Temperature regulating

- Fire-resistant

- Water-repellent

- Soft and naturally soil-resistant

 

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