Duvet cover - Sewing it with your own hand
This entry was posted on 22nd December 2010.
Sewing duvet cover sets with your own hand- an advantageous choice?
Despite the common assumption that anyone can make their own duvet cover sets, even when it comes to double duvet covers (which many find challenging when it comes to placing them on their duvet), the process is not as simple as that. Just contemplate the fact in a commonsensical manner; there’s nothing more useful in approaching this subject than thinking about it with logic: if anyone can do it, if anyone could make in the privacy of their own home their own double duvet covers or their complete duvet cover sets, then why aren’t they doing it; why isn’t everyone equipped with their own, personal, hand-made or home-made double duvet covers? And why is everyone so keen about purchasing their duvet cover sets from shops on which they can rely? The matter-of-fact conclusion is that not just anyone could do it.
Subsequently, the most reliable option with which you are left in the case where you do not feel fit for undertaking the task of making your own large double duvet covers (as a parenthesis, just think about the fact that, in the case of double duvet covers, you will have to sew 200cm by 200cm of material to another sheet of material having the same size) is to find the right shop – generally specialized in bed linen articles – from where you can acquire them. With an online shop like HomeTextile you can be certain that your duvet cover sets will be delivered on time and in a more than satisfactory condition.
Even if some say that double duvet covers – or any other type of duvet covers, for that matter – are just really, really big samples of pillow cases, the comparison does not help you with anything since the impressive size of the material you should work on is still there and nothing has reduced it in the meantime to the smaller size of a pillow case. Moreover, to what use the comparison if you don’t know how to sew or how to properly handle a sewing machine in order to make your own duvet cover sets (which, by the way, also include pillow cases)? Of course, those who have the skill are welcome to try this activity; we are not debating the aptitude of those who know hot to do it. Rather we are merely arguing on the matter that anyone could do it.
In addition, consider other advantages of the purchase of duvet cover sets. Apart from saving you a lot of time – which you otherwise could not allot to more pleasant, relaxing activities – and a lot of mind-boggling explanations about appreciating 5 to 6 more centimeters on the margins and considering also that in the end you will have to tie somehow your duvet cover with buttons, laces, ribbons or whatever other such object you may fancy, cover sets acquired from specialized shops come in a wide range. From here, you can practically pick the set that suits best your bedroom.
Also, in a shop you will have the chance to see just how many types of material can be used on duvet cover sets. Looking at the explanatory pictures and then searching for size and other instructions (which are generally appended to the picture of the set) will also be of great help in determining the set you will buy in the end. In the case where you consider that costs are a bit too high for your pocket – there are , however, many cover sets which come in affordable limits and the quality of the covers is satisfactory – just think that, if you opted for making a duvet cover set with your own hand some costs would have also been necessary. And, to your surprise, you could find out that more than 4 meters of material can be pretty expensive, the more that you chose a material like silk or top-quality cotton. Also, when you are in a bed linen shop, think about the fact that someone or something (because in some cases machines assemble the covers) did sew those sets up and their time and work has to be somehow rewarded as well.
In the end, it is best if you saved your time for enjoyable activities. If you are a beginner to what concerns sewing, DIY duvet cover sets will not be such an enjoyable undertaking. On the other hand, if you are a professional, wouldn’t it be better if, for a change, you would do something more relaxing and leave aside sewing for a while? In point of fact, a bed linen shop helps you with a wide array of options in the duvet covers area and it offers the guarantee of quality and on-time delivery. Moreover, from such a shop you can buy as many cover sets you think you need in order to change as frequently as possible the covers for cleanness purposes.
Sewing your own large double duvet covers or, even more, making entire duvet cover sets with your own hand is not exactly as simple as putting cream on an apple pie. This is why HomeTextile is more often than not the best choice you could make for the protection of your duvet.