The good news, for us, is that we had three sell out TVSN shopping shows in May and June 2014 which was the first time we have promoted the alpaca underblankets through tv shopping. I must admit that I was slightly hesitant about promoting a high end exclusive alpaca underblanket on tv, but I was sure wrong. All of our stock sold out in minutes!
Why are alpaca fleece quilts so good?There are several parts to answer this question - In bed quilts and doonas, alpaca fleece is an ideal filling material -It is a natural bio degradable fibre which is environmentally friendlyMoisture absorbent - Alpaca fleece can absorb up to 30% of its own weight, to keep your dry and warm and cool in summerHigh tensile strength - durability and long lifeLanolin free, and therefore not requiring chemical scouring to clean the fibreNon allergenic - chemical free with little odourNaturally flame retardantFeatures & Benefits of Alpaca fleece quilts an..
The Alpaca Gold Quilt Collection Kelly & Windsor Australia launched the Alpaca Gold quilt collection in
2005. Alpaca Gold has been our most popular quilt,
especially in the Asian international markets.The
history of the Alpaca Gold quilts goes back to early 2004 when
Kelly & Windsor's main quilt range was the Alpaca Classic premium
collection, a premium quilt range filled with a blend of alpaca/wool
fibre. In those early days a blended fill was used because it was believed that the manufacture of a 100% pure Alpaca quilt was impossible due to ..
The UltraSoft quilting design: A Kelly and Windsor innovation Late
in 2012 we were thinking about how to make our alpaca quilts softer and
more comfortable for sleeping comfort. Ideally a quilt would not have
any stitching as the stitch lines are actually the coldest part of the
quilt. We know there is minimal filling at the stitch and that stitching creates small holes allowing warm air to escape. We also know that the stitching makes the quilt stiffer. The
problem here is that with a fibre filled quilt, the filling
needs to be secured to prevent it from m..
Quilt binding and trim style Kelly
& Windsor alpaca quilts have two special decorative touches, an
exclusive super soft embossed sash and matching edge trim in either
matching or theme colours.Exclusive
to Kelly & Windsor's alpaca quilts, the sashes have been especially
designed by a leading European label manufacturer to add that special
decorative touch and style to our beautiful alpaca quilts.These binding style have been very popular with our discerning customers who only want the best..
Yarn Counts The
threads or yarns which are used to make a woven fabric are an important
part of the finished fabric's quality and performance.Weaving
threads or yarns can be spun from fibres using a number of types of
different spinning systems to produce a wide variety of styles and
thicknesses. The thicker a yarn the harsher its feel to touch.
Conversely, a thinner yarn will be softer to touch but will not have the
strength of a coarse yarn and will be more expensive to produce.There
are several measures of the thickness of yarns in textile terminolog..
Alpacas in AustraliaCommercial
importation of alpacas into Australia commenced approximately thirty
years ago and now there are over 125,000 registered alpacas in
Australia, which is the largest population outside of South America.
There are approximately 7,500 alpacas in New Zealand, 5,000 in North
America and less than one thousand in Europe, making the Australian
production of alpaca fleece a commercially viable business in the
quantity and quality of fleece production. Australia is today recognized
as being a significant producer of world-class quality fleece. In
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