When looking for the perfect striped sheets, the best sheets available are damask stripes. These are not printed ones that lose their color in the wash. These stripes are woven into the very sheet making the stripe a part of the weave instead of painted onto the surface of the material. The stripe is a matte and satiny weave that uses a single thread to create a beautiful pattern. Width of the stripe will vary and the soft feel of a woven pattern beats the roughness of a painted or printed sheets in many ways. The texture and natural feel of woven stripes has long-lasting quality that is lost on printed sheets.
Woven bed sheets are by far a superior purchase especially when they are 100% cotton single ply sheets. Striped bed sheets offer a change of style and bring elegance to the room making the bed a place to find rest and relaxation. Combining striped sheets with a solid quilt or comforter will pull the room decor into focus and the striped bed sheets will shine through as the highlight of the room. A solid comforter next to the matte and satiny stripes will make the bed feel soft, smooth and graceful.
Many colors for a striped weave sheet can be found complimenting the bedding giving the feel of cotton with a deluxe variety of satiny colors and sizes to please any bedding shopper. Striped bed sheets will give variation and presentation of luxury without the high cost that would normally accompany such an extravagant purchase.
For a renaissance look and feel to the room woven striped bed sheets will be the answer. A candle, a book, a comforter and striped sheets will bring the renaissance look without much change. A super silky feel and a lustrous shine puts woven sheets at the top of the list of things to have.