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December 10th, 2012 · No Comments

Bed covers play a vital role in putting together the overall look of an interior. It more or less plays a finishing role in coordinating the complete atmosphere of the interior. Thus, these should be picked up according to the theme, designs and taste of the other soft furnishings in the room.

Types of Bed Cover

-Silk Bed Covers
-Cotton Bed Covers
-Polyester Bed Covers
-Satin Bed Covers
-Damask Bed Covers
-Velvet Bed Covers
Duvet Bed Covers

Bed Cover Themes and Prints

The idea used for making bed covers are made from daily phase of life, flowers, geometric, paisley etc. outlined and printed with great skill and care. The colors and designs are usually bold and elegant. The prints, yarn-dyed patterns, embroidered patterns and solid colors/textures on all forms of weave, from cotton to silk, are made to adorn the bed covers. Hand-blocked textiles are also used that reflect a deep understanding of color along with simplicity of form and perfection of techniques.

Experimenting with Bed Covers

Experiments in terms of design, color combinations, blending of fabrics and other materials make the bed covers, totally different in many sides. They skillfully portray a harmonious co-existence of modern, contemporary and ethnic Indian styles. The decorative bed covers are made in a huge number of fabrics ranging from cotton, polyester, silk, with different thread counts

The assortment of prints used to beautify bed covers are- tie and dye, sanganer print, batik printing, block printing, embossed printing, screen printing and leheria (waves) print.

Indian Handcrafted Bed Covers

The craftsmen of India are continually occupied in adapting ancient art forms to new demands. Sometimes they revolutionize the very concept of the design technique, while retaining the old motifs. Though, essentially the designing aspect is all about ancient Indian art forms and embroideries. Ethnic prints, kashidakari, kantha work etc. are the general art forms adopted for designing bed covers in Indian style.

Tips On How To Choose Bed Covers

While selecting the most suitable bed cover, one has to keep three things in mind:

The bed cover fabric should be cool in summers and warm in winters. Thus, the choice should be made as per the season and comfort requirements.

Since bed is the ultimate relaxing space of an individual, the color of bed cover too, should be soothing and relaxing. Soft pastel colors are the perfect choice in case of bed covers. Though, one can also co-ordinate it as per the other soft-furnishings in the room.

Bed covers should be easy to maintain as they have to be washed on regular intervals. Just make sure to pick up the sort  that is washable and easy to maintain.



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