Kids comforter sets come in a wide range of prices, so the family budget is also an important consideration for many. Fabrics and filling materials are a concern for parents and children. The various fabrics provide multiple degrees of comfort in contact with the skin; Various filler materials have different characteristics in terms of insulation, safety and the potential to trigger allergies. Cotton is the most common shell material, followed by polyester. Silk is very comfortable, but more expensive. The fillings are wool, shredded silk, battered polyester, hemp cloth and small feathers called down.
Health and safety are of utmost importance when selecting children’s bedding. Wool and down fillings are allergens for some children. Children with a history of allergies or asthma are probably better served with a synthetic filler. Hemp cloth shells have also been associated with allergic reactions. Volume by weight of the filler material is called the loft of the material. High loft materials in thick quilts insulate very well, but for children under 12 months of age, they are not recommended. Thick, soft quilts can clump around sleeping babies’ heads and block their airways.
Kids comforters are available in a wide variety of colors, styles and motifs. Adaptation to color combinations your child’s room is relatively easy. For those willing to shop online, there are plenty of quilts with motives that respond to the age, interests and gender of your child. Large stores carry duvets with the purpose of the television or the movie of the day, and in general they are affordable.