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The Beauty of Percale Muslin and Where You Can Find It

Everyone loves the thought of being able to sleep soundly on top of the most comfortable sheets. Your baby is no exception. They spend the entire day learning and taking in this whole new environment around them. From active play to imaginative day dreaming, your baby has a full schedule. At the end of the day, they need to enjoy a restful sleep – preferably on cotton crib fitted sheets.

But not all cotton sheets are created equal! While cotton is, hands down, the best material for baby products like blankets and fitted sheets, the type of weave also matters. We recommend sheets that are not only soft and breathable but also fine, tightly woven, and durable.

Living Textiles percale muslin crib fitted sheets fulfill all of these requirements and will last a long time.

What is Muslin?

Muslin is a simple fabric that is made of cotton. It is usually loosely woven, resulting in a lightweight and breathable material, perfect even for warmer weather. Muslin is a preferred fabric when it comes to baby blankets and baby swaddles because it keeps your baby from overheating.

It is a quite comfortable fabric. One of its best-known qualities, as can be attributed to premium quality cotton, is its softness and ability to get even softer with time.

Muslin is also versatile and can be used for almost anything, from cleaning up messes to making makeshift breast pads. In fact, one of the most popular pieces of parenting advice is to hoard a lot of muslin squares!

What is percale?

Percale sheets are one of the most elegant and smooth sheets that you can find in the market. It will remind you of luxurious hotel bedding!

Percale is a plain-weave fabric with a thread count of 200 or higher. Finer than muslin, it is a tightly woven fabric, making it firmer and smoother than your standard weave sheets.

While the actual origin of the word is still contested, it is known that percale was originally imported from India in the 17th and 18th centuries and was present in many trade relations between different countries.

Soft Muslin + Structured Percale

Muslin is, indeed, the ideal fabric for your baby must-haves. Now, regular muslin fabrics are loosely woven. This is alright when it comes to cleaning cloths and soft blankets. However, a loose weave does not really a robust crib fitted sheet make.

We take pride in our desire to innovate and improve the technical aspects of our products. This is how we came up with percale muslin. We combined all the good things about these two fabrics, resulting to sheets and blankets that are both well-structured and incredibly soft.

But is the combination of these characteristics great for baby bed sheets and blankets? Let’s find out.

Living Textiles and Percale Muslin

1. Our percale muslin is lightweight and breathable.

Being lightweight and breathable come naturally to both percale and muslin. This means that our percale muslin fitted sheets and blankets will definitely keep your baby cool even in hot summer months.

Ideal for warm sleepers, Living Textiles crib fitted sheets encourage air flow and wicks away moisture from your baby’s skin. We give credit to the airy material of the cotton muslin as well as percale’s signature plain weave: one-thread-over-one-thread-under.

Hand in hand, these will keep your baby as cool and cozy as possible no matter what time of the year it is.  

2. Our percale muslin is crisp, firm, and sturdy.

It is also the perfect choice if you’re looking for something that will give you a crisp, matte feel. Our percale muslin crib fitted sheets will remind you of a dress shirt fresh from ironing: firm and sturdy.

If you think that being crisp and firm is not a good way to describe a sheet for your baby, remember that our muslin percale sheets are made of 100% cotton. This means that they are not stiff and will actually soften with every wash. This will give you the perfect balance between well-structured and comfortable.

3. Our percale muslin sheets are tough and durable.

Here at Living Textiles, we make sure that everything we make stands the test of time. This principle applies not only to our classic designs but also to the standard of our quality.

Our percale muslin crib fitted sheets are very durable. Made of 100% premium quality cotton, you can use our sheets every single day and they will not deteriorate. Though our percale muslin sheets soften with continuous washing, they will resist pilling and will last you a long time, giving you more value for your money.

4. Our percale muslin sheets look good!

Finally, the crib fitted sheets that we make are simply gorgeous! We make them in a wide array of elegant colors and eye-catching designs. Whether you prefer muted hues or impactful prints, we have the perfect percale muslin sheet waiting for you.

At Living Textiles, we aim to make baby and lifestyle products that appeal to the modern family. They look good and feel good. They last long and will never go out of style.

Where to Find Percale Muslin Sheets and Blankets for Your Baby

We have quite several crib fitted sheets and baby blankets that are made of premium cotton percale muslin available on our website!

Made of 100% cotton, our crib fitted sheets feature fully-elasticized corners and are the perfect fit for most standard-size crib mattresses. They also come with deep pockets, ensuring that they stay in place as your baby sleeps.

Our baby blankets, on the other hand, are also made of high quality cotton and come with ultra-soft plush lining on one side. All are made with your baby’s ultimate contentment in mind.

If you are ready to start shopping for percale muslin crib fitted sheets, click here!

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