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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..
Our BMI Matrix Alpaca Quilt Warmth Guide
What is the Kelly & Windsor BMI Matrix Alpaca Quilt Index?Before you buy a new quilt, we would advise you to carefully consider what type of quilt will suit you and your sleeping comfort. Your new quilt should last years.  You should get value, enjoyment and sleeping comfort from the right quilt from your first night's sleep.So how do you know which quilt suits you? It's not simply a matter of price (cheap vs. expensive) or the weight of the quilt (a warm winter quilt will be too hot in tropical climates) or being confused by the nons..
POLYESTER... THE GOOD AND THE NOT SO GOOD NEWS?An experienced retailer associate asked me to explain why polyester quilts and pillows are so popular, and secondly, what do the terms "microloft", "microsoft" and "microdenier" mean. She was surprised by my answer. In this post I would like to discuss the realities of polyester fibre, its positive and negative attributes and its performance in bedding products.Firstly, what is polyester?Polyester is a chemically engineered synthetic textile fibre manufactured by extruding a liquid chemical polymer made from ethyelen..

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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..
Our BMI Matrix Alpaca Quilt Warmth Guide
What is the Kelly & Windsor BMI Matrix Alpaca Quilt Index?Before you buy a new quilt, we would advise you to carefully consider what type of quilt will suit you and your sleeping comfort. Your new quilt should last years.  You should get value, enjoyment and sleeping comfort from the right quilt from your first night's sleep.So how do you know which quilt suits you? It's not simply a matter of price (cheap vs. expensive) or the weight of the quilt (a warm winter quilt will be too hot in tropical climates) or being confused by the nons..
POLYESTER... THE GOOD AND THE NOT SO GOOD NEWS?An experienced retailer associate asked me to explain why polyester quilts and pillows are so popular, and secondly, what do the terms "microloft", "microsoft" and "microdenier" mean. She was surprised by my answer. In this post I would like to discuss the realities of polyester fibre, its positive and negative attributes and its performance in bedding products.Firstly, what is polyester?Polyester is a chemically engineered synthetic textile fibre manufactured by extruding a liquid chemical polymer made from ethyelen..
If you are looking to buy a new quilt, the warmth of a particular bed quilt, duvet, doona or comforter compared to another quilt is often a fairly vague and personal subjective assessment. In fact, a bed quilt can be accurately measured for its relative warmth and assigned with a Tog rating which is a European industry standard, however, it is almost unknown in Australia/New Zealand or Asia.Exactly what are the Tog ratings of bed quilts?  A Tog is a measure of the thermal resistance (warmth) of a quilt as measured under the UK Standard 5335:1991The Tog rating is an expression of th..
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Bamboo Fibre in Quilts

Bamboo fibre is a relatively new textile fibre, yet it has become very popular in recent times and is now widely used in a broad variety of apparel, fashion wear and in various home textile products. What are the features of bamboo fibre and why is it so ideally suited to bed quilts?

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OptiFill alpaca pillows: Innovation in pillow design
OptiFill, a clever pillow filling system by Kelly & WindsorMost pillows are usually filled by blowing loose filling fibres into the pillow case with compressed air. This filling system is quite good at filling the corners but often the fibre is uneven inside with the pillow tending to unevenly clump together interrupting a restful night’s sleep.The alternative pillow filling system is by inserting a carded wad of fibre into the pillow case. Initially this looks better as the fill is more even but usually the corners are empty.  With regular use a pillow ..
Quilt Warmth Ratings: Do you know what quilt you need?
Quilt Warmth Ratings: Which type and style of quilt is best for you?Unfortunately, there is no universal measure of a quilt's warmth or its thermal performance. Over the years, we have noticed that there are many ways manufacturers and retailers rate quilts and this must be confusing to any buyer. How do you know which quilt is suited to your needs? The choice of the right quilt for you, depends upon many variables such as the climate, room temperature and everybody's personal warmth/cooling needs.Kelly & Windsor uses four categories as a guide for..
Quilt Cover Fabrics: What fabric's do Kelly & Windsor use?
The choice of quilt cover fabric is crucial for purpose and quality!The choice of quilt cover fabric by quilt manufacturers is an important decision relative to appearance, softness, handle and the overall performance of the finished quilt. Unfortunately, cost is all too often a major factor in fabric choice for lower quality quilts. The use of a poor quality or inappropriate cover fabric can have a major effect on the performance of quilt.Kelly & Windsor only sources and uses the finest premium quality cover fabrics in the manufacture of our luxury alpaca and wool quilts. To..
Alpaca Bamboo quilts
Alpaca Bamboo Quilts - Two new versions added to our collection. Alpaca Bamboo 300 quilts The new Alpaca Bamboo 300 quilt is designed for all year round comfort. A medium weight quilt which is luxuriously soft and comfortably warm. This quilt is best suited for those sleepers who want a lighter weight for comfort in summer and in mild winters. The Alpaca Bamboo 300 quilt is filled with a single layer of 300 grams per square metre blend of 50% alpaca fleece and 50% bamboo fibre. Alpaca Bamboo 600 quilts The new Alpaca Bamboo 600 quilt is a super warm quilt..
Quilt warmth expressed as the "Number of blankets"
A common question is: What is the blanket warmth of this quilt?It's a quaint expression used uniquely in the Australian bedding retail sector. The question is asking bedding manufacturers to provide an indication of a quilt's warmth by comparing their various quilts to the number of equivalent wool blankets needed to provide the same warmth.The problem with such a measure is that nobody knows what the average warmth is of any blanket. The term is thought to originate from the relative warmth of a World War II army blanket, however, no one then ..
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