http://www.kellyandwindsor.com/index.php?route=information/contact

Latest Articles - All Articles

The Australian Alpaca Bedding Company, part of the Kelly & Windsor Australia Group exhibited at the Intertextile Home Wares Fair in Shanghai, China on the 23rd to 26th August 2017. Intertextiles is the leading home living exhibition in Asia and with over 1,000 exhibitors and is certainly the largest home life style fair in China. The Australian Alpaca Bedding Company launched its range of Australian made alpaca quilts and Australian made wool quilts into China. What a fantastic show it was! Equally there was great interest in our beautiful pillows. ..
Kelly and Windsor Australia believes in giving back to the community. Trevor Beuth, Managing Director of Kelly and Windsor Australia recently presented to post graduate international business and marketing students at Deakin University. Trevor’s experience and understanding of international business is well known. These students were also invited to contact Trevor to discuss their projects. In addition, Trevor has given his time and advice to young entrepreneurs experiencing challenge. His advice includes the message that you must always act with integrity and set the highest et..
Kelly & Windsor Australia – Heimtextil 2017
AUSTRALIA’S PREMIUM ALPACA BEDDING COMPANY Kelly & Windsor Australia designs, manufactures and markets an exclusive range of luxury specialty bed quilts and duvets all made with Australian grown alpaca fleece and other natural luxury fibres. ◊ Exclusive and premium quality luxury bedding collections ◊ Unique product range with innovative designs and styles ◊ 15 years of experience processing alpaca fleece in bedding products ◊ Specialized focus – alpaca bedding is our core business ◊ Innovative brands and styles to suit every international market ◊ Vertical manufacturer with state of..
Corporate & Personal Gifts
AUSTRALIAN MADE ALPACA QUILTS - Unique and exclusive corporate gifts Kelly & Windsor is extending its range with the design and manufacture of uniquely personalized alpaca bedding products to suit the premium  corporate gift market. We offer beautiful bedding products tailored to meet the highest quality standards of our worldwide customers. Our bedding products are a superb corporate gift which has that touch of luxury.PREMIUM GIFTS - Individual Alpaca Bedding Designs In addition, we are able to create individual alpac..

Articles Menu

Article Search

 
 

Articles Archive

Bamboo Fibre in Quilts

Bamboo Fibre in Quilts

Bamboo, nature’s new fibre

Bamboo fibre is a relatively new textile fibre and has become very popular in recent times. It is now widely used in a broad variety of apparel, fashion wear and in various home textile products.

Features of bamboo fibre and why is it so ideally suited to bed quilts

  • Bamboo is a natural fibre, environmentally friendly, sustainable and bio degradable.
  • The bamboo plant is a natural plant which is very prolific in Asia, where there is abundant water. It does not require fertilizers or any chemical additives, is sustainable (it seeds and grows very quickly) and is 100% biodegradable.
  • Bamboo fibre is the reconstituted pulp of the bamboo plant which is manufactured by dissolving the pulp in an aqueous solution and extruding the resulting polymer into a continuous filament, much like making spaghetti. The filament is then stretched to improve its strength, cut into a short fibres and dried. When finished bamboo looks like cotton wool in colour, texture and touch.
  • The bamboo fibre manufacturing process is environmentally clean and no harmful chemicals are used in the process. Bamboo fibres and end products are approved by Oeko-Tex, the internationally recognised Swiss textile testing authority which tests and certifies that bamboo fibres are safe and suitable for apparel and home ware products.

In quilts, bamboo fibre filling is ideal –

  • A natural and safe fibre
  • Chemical free and non-allergic
  • Sustainable and environmentally friendly
  • Bio degradable
  • Oeko=tex certified

Bamboo fibre is very soft.

  • Bamboo fibre is a naturally soft fibre and this is evident when you touch an article made with it. In a quilt this is desirable as a soft bed quilt will “wrap” itself around your body, increasing comfort and performance by trapping warmth and absorbing moisture
  • Bamboo fibre is anti-bacterial
  • Bamboo fibre contains a natural anti-bacterial agent which resists the growth and propagation of bacteria. It does this naturally and does not require the addition of any man-made chemicals. Being naturally anti-bacterial, bamboo fibre products are therefore odour free, a very important and desirable benefit especially in children’s and adolescent’s bed quilts.
  • Bamboo fibre has excellent moisture absorbency. Bamboo fibre is hydrophilic, similar to most plant fibres, i.e. it absorbs moisture. It can actually absorb moisture three times it weight. Secondly, Bamboo fibre absorbs moisture quickly! (Extremely desirable in bedding)
  • Bamboo fibre is several times more absorbent that cotton or viscose (another reconstituted plant fibre). On both counts, bamboo fibre products perform exceptionally well in quilts where moisture absorbency and breathability is so important.
  • Bamboo fibre products are durable and can be machine washed
  • Bamboo fibres are considerably stronger that most plant fibres which means they will not break down with wear.
  • Durability, added to the benefit of being machine washable is important in quilts and other bedding products.

Why does K&W blend alpaca and bamboo fibres in their Alpaca Bamboo quilts?

With the features and benefits of both alpaca and bamboo fibres being so well suited for bed quilts, it was a logical and practical idea to use the outstanding features of each of these fibres in a luxury quilt collection – their softness, absorbency, warmth, natural, environmentally friendly fibre story creates a whole new category of luxury sleeping comfort and experience.

The Kelly & Windsor Alpaca Bamboo quilt collections are a world first innovation and can be purchased from authorized retail outlets throughout Australia, or on line on this site.

Posted by Kelly & Windsor


0 Comments To "Bamboo Fibre in Quilts"

Write a comment

Your Name:
 
Your Comment:
Note: HTML is not translated!