|Bed Size||Blanket Measurements|
|Twin||66 x 90 to 72 x 90|
|Twin/Full||70 x 90|
|Full/Queen||90 x 90 to 96 x 96|
|Queen/King||102 x 90|
|King||108 x 90 to 108 x 96|
Blanket Comparison Chart
*Refer to product label or manufacturer for specific washing instructions.
- Comfortable for warmer climates and the summer months.
- Great for summer (draw moisture away) or winter (keep body heat in).
- Made of heavier yarns and tighter weaves for an extremely durable construction.
- Naturally flame retardant and dirt repellant.
- Made by bonding nylon fibers to foam.
- Great for year-round comfort.
- Known to get softer with washings.
- Known to resist pilling and shedding.
- Often as warm as wool, without this coarseness.
- For year-round use.
- Also fleece blankets made from acrylic fibers.
- Soft and insulating.
- Usually dry clean only.
- Very similar to down.
- Equipped with adjustable heat settings.
- Made of warm synthetic fibers.
- Sometimes machine washable.
- Completely safe, according to manufacturers.
A loosely woven construction, which allows air to circulate freely. Since it provides less warmth, this blanket is typically used during warmer weather.
A tightly woven construction that traps air beneath the blanket for exceptional warmth and insulation.
The difference between blankets and throws is size. Blankets, like comforters, are usually sized from twin to king. Throws typically measure 50" x 60" and are great for curling up on the couch or used as a decorative accent.
Blanket Care & Maintenance
Most blankets are machine washable and can be put in the dryer. However, see the individual product label for specific information.
|Twin||68 x 86|
|Full/Queen||86 x 86|
|King||100 x 90 to 104 x 86|
A quilt is a three-layer fabric bedcover. The top layer is made of fabric pieces sewn together by hand or machine. They vary in designs and patterns. The middle layer is one of several types of fill. The backing or bottom layer is typically one solid or printed piece of fabric.
Covers can be made of a variety of different fabrics, but are typically cotton. The middle layer is usually made of a cotton or polyester fill.
Quilts can be used and displayed in many creative ways. They can be hung on a quilt rack, ladder, wall or be used as a throw or bedding cover. Quilts make treasured gifts for newlyweds, new homeowners and parents-to-be.
Quilt Care & Maintenance
- Be sure your quilt is completely dry before storing.
- Fold it loosely in a clean cotton sheet or muslin.
- Lay the quilt flat with nothing heavy on top.
- Store away from direct light.
- Do not use mothballs.
- Air out and refold once a year to avoid permanent creases.
Most quilts are machine washable and can be put in the dryer. However, see the individual product label for specific information.