What Is Pima Cotton?

What Is Pima Cotton?

by Lisa Sturm December 18, 2018

Cotton is a hugely popular and extremely versatile material used to create hundreds of different types of goods, from clothing to towels, bedding to upholstery. But not everyone knows that there are many different types of cotton, some that are considered superior to others. The Pima cotton strain is widely revered to be the finest of all cottons.

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Supima: The American Egyptian Cotton

Supima: The American Egyptian Cotton

by Lisa Sturm October 10, 2018

I’m going to let you all in on a little secret: on day one of Cotton & Care, we envisioned making the perfect set of sheets from luxury, extra-soft Egyptian cotton. By day two, we’d abandoned that dream and firmly settled on Supima as our cotton of choice.

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Understanding Thread Count

Understanding Thread Count

by Lisa Sturm September 17, 2018

Naturally, I like to feel confident that I’m getting top quality for the money I spend. Booking a hotel stay? Four stars or higher, please. Picking out a bottle of wine? They say the good stuff starts at $30. Upgrading the sheets on your bed? Look for a high thread count number, right? Actually, wrong.

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Percale? Sateen? Please Explain.

Percale? Sateen? Please Explain.

by Lisa Sturm August 01, 2018

If you pay close enough attention when shopping for bed sheets, you’ll likely see either “percale” or “sateen” used in the description. But understandably, few people know what these mean. Let us help explain. 

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How to Care For Your Sheets

How to Care For Your Sheets

by Lisa Sturm April 24, 2018

We often have customers reach out to us to ask how they should care for their sheets, and we’re glad because it’s such an important question. So with that - drumroll, please - here is a whole post dedicated to caring for your Cotton & Care sheets.

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Organic Cotton - Don't Buy the Hype

Organic Cotton - Don't Buy the Hype

by Lisa Sturm March 14, 2018

We’ve done all the research, sifted through the facts and the fiction, and concluded that conventional US-farming, American manufacturing, and a traceable supply chain are the most ethical and responsible way to make a set of sheets.

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