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Add some comfort to your bed with top selling queen size quilt covers

The blanket or outer coating of your bed determines what it looks like and how it feels. Thats why its best to go for a bedspread thats stylish and comfortable. The simplest way to achieve both goals is to invest in trendy queen size quilt covers to transform the look of your bed.

While you could replace the entire duvet or outer covering of your bed to change its appearance, getting a quilt cover is a more affordable solution. Begin your search for the perfect quilt cover by selecting an option that will fit your blanket well. Queen size quilt covers should fit most queen size blankets, but its a good idea to take measurements before making your purchase.

Along with size, material type and quality is the most important thing. Quilt covers are available in cotton, linen, microfiber, polycotton, polyester and blended material options. Select a fabric type that youre comfortable with, and look for a high thread count when purchasing covers made from material like cotton or polyester. These queen size quilt covers are offered in different colours and styles. Once you verify the size and material and know what type of cover you want, choose one with the perfect look to enhance the style of your space for a cover that youre really happy with.

Queen size quilt covers are a good way to enhance your bed affordably, but you can also use things like pillow cases and canopies to add more style to your space. eBay offers a good selection of these products, and makes them available at reasonable rates. Theres even a Best Price Guarantee to help ensure prices are affordable for these products, so update your bed with confidence and enjoy a great night’s sleep.

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Quilt Covers and Doona Covers – Manchester Warehouse

A quilt cover not only protects your quilt or doona to help it last longer, it is an opportunity to set the style and tone for your bedroom. Whether you opt for a bold pattern or prefer a more neutral colour palette, your doona cover offers comfort alongside self-expression. 


We offer quilt covers and doona covers in all sizes, including:

We always recommend choosing a doona or quilt that is a size larger than your mattress. That means a queen doona for a double bed, and so on. This ensures you have plenty of overhang, which not only looks luxurious but also ensures if you have two people in the bed you aren’t fighting over the doona or letting cold air in anywhere. If you have followed this advice and sized up, don’t forget to buy your quilt covers a size up as well! That means for your queen bed, quilt covers should be king size.

Colour Palette

We carry doonas in a full range of colours. Some of the most popular colour palettes we sell include:

The right colours for you will depend on your preferences and the colour scheme of your bedroom.


With over 450 different quilt cover designs currently on site, we have something for every taste and style. Some of the most popular styles we sell include:

Kids and Teenage Styles

We stock a range of kids quilt covers such as dinosaur quilt covers, truck quilt covers, and animal quilt covers. New ranges come out each season, with around three designs aimed at girls, three aimed at boys, and one more unisex or neutral option.

Our most popular quilt covers for teens are our plain designs. These offer a great base for teens to decorate their own space in line with their interests by mixing it up with cushions and other accessories. This might be as simple as picking out throws and cushions in their favourite colours or patterns, or it might be a cushion from their favourite band or tv show. Buying a good quality quilt cover in a plain style means it will last for years while leaving them the freedom to explore their changing tastes, rather than buying those cool quilt covers now that they might not like in a few months time.

Luxury Quilt Covers

For true premium luxury, we recommend the following products:

These quilt cover ranges are all made from premium natural fibres that are super soft, luxurious and offer excellent temperature regulation for your comfort. These are the kinds of quilt covers you find at high end hotels that make you feel like royalty. They are durable and designed to wear well, only becoming softer with time.


We stock a range of leading brands, including:


Is a quilt cover the same as a doona cover?

Yes, ‘quilt cover’ and ‘doona cover’ are just two different ways of saying the same thing. Some people call it a doona, others call it a quilt, and some call it a duvet.

What does a quilt cover set include?

If something on our website just says ‘quilt cover’, it’s just a quilt cover on its own. Anywhere it says ‘quilt cover set’, it means that pillowcase/s are included. A single bed quilt cover set will come with one pillowcase, while double and above will have two pillowcases.


Are linen quilt covers good?

Linen quilt covers are all the rage, and for good reason! They are both functional and beautiful, made from all natural fibres which are breathable, durable and soft. They are typically not printed, and are very basic in colour. Popular colours include whites, naturals and soft pinks. These make a perfect base to your bed styling, whether you plan to keep everything simple or inject pattern and colour with your pillows, cushions and throws. All of these features make them a great choice for your doona cover.

What is the most comfortable duvet cover?

One of the most important aspects of comfort when it comes to bedding is heat regulation. Cheap quilt covers are typically made from polyester or a polyester blend, which is a synthetic material that does not breathe well and tends to trap warmth. More expensive quilt covers are generally made from natural fibres such as cotton, bamboo or laundered linen. While a polyester might be put together in a way that feels the same as cotton, cotton would be a better, more comfortable choice because of its breathability. For this reason, most people find a cotton or laundered linen duvet cover to be the most comfortable.

At Manchester Warehouse we ship quilt covers Australia wide for just $9.95 flat rate shipping. That means you can buy quilt covers online wherever you are in Australia, whether it be Adelaide, Perth or Melbourne, without fear of being hit with hidden expenses at the checkout.

Quilt Cover Size Chart Australia

Whether it’s time for a new mattress or you’re looking to give your bedroom that makeover it deserves, understanding the correct sizing for your mattress, quilt sizes and linen sizes is so important to know before you buy. Check out KAS’ sizing guide below to help you find the right size quilt covers and bed sheets for your bed!

Quilt Cover Size Chart 

KAS’ quilt cover sets come in a range of different sizes from a single quilt cover, double quilt cover, queen quilt cover, king quilt cover and super king quilt cover. All of KAS’ products have sizing specifications and dimensions listed in the product descriptions.


 KAS’ products are made for the Australian bedding market and therefore the sizing listed may not reflect the standard bedding overseas. Australian quilt sizes are different to many countries, so please check your mattress dimensions before buying a quilt set.

Many designers also recommend upsizing your quilt cover set size for many reasons including style and comfort. Upsizing will allow for better coverage during sleep and having a larger size quilt cover can help the bed look larger and more luxurious. For double beds as queen size is often recommended, for queen size beds choose a king size quilt cover and for king size beds select a super king quilt cover set.


Mattress Size Chart  

Before buying a new quilt cover set, you need to understand what size your mattress is so you can choose the right fit for your room and the style you are going for.


In Australia, the standard mattress sizes are single, single XL, king single, double, queen, king and super king as listed above. Mattress sizes vary from country to country, so it is important that you base your mattress sizing based off where you purchased your mattress from.

Sheet Set Size Guide 

KAS’ sheet sets come in a variety of sizes to suit every mattress including single sheet sets, double sheet sets, queen sheet sets and king sheet sets. Like our quilt cover sets, Australian sheet sizing differs from other countries so please check you bed dimensions before purchasing.


Fitted Sheet Size Guide



Flat Sheet Size Guide

Shop our range of sheet sets now!



 Pillow Size Chart

KAS’ cushions and pillows come in a range of shapes and size, outlined below. All of our product descriptions identify what size that specific cushion or pillow is to help you choose the right size cushion for you.

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Cushion Insert Size Chart

KAS’ cushion inserts come in a range of sizes to perfectly fit your cushion covers. Choose from our range of sizes below.



Not sure about what size product you need get in touch with our customer service team.


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Buy Queen Size Quilt Covers | Queen Size Doona Covers

When talk about quilts and qult covers size. it always relates to our bed and mattress size in history and future trend.  A long time a people only sleep on single and double. From 1940s , queen size bed starts being manufactured for adults bedding needs. Certainly, this results in queen size for our bed sheets and quilts. It is the most common quilt cover and quilt size for adult people nowadays. Australian queen size is 210x210cm, a big square shape size, and so do New Zelanders. Most bed sheets queen size is 153x203cm.

Here we showcases all queen size bed linen choices , including queen size quilts, queen quilt cover sets, queen fitted and flat sheets, queen size mattress protectors and toppers, queen size bedspread and coverlets, and all are queen size. Whichever directtion you put your quilts heading to , it is same, because it is a big exact square shape, This might be one reason for queen size becomes the most comon choice for adults. 

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Queen Quilt Covers & Sets Online

If you are looking for a high-quality queen bed quilt cover online, My Linen has you sorted! We stock a wide range of queen bed size quilt covers from Australia’s favourite brands in an extensive range of patterns and colours, so you can find the perfect doona cover to create your own master bedroom.


We’re proud to stock premium bed linen brands such as Logan & Mason, Sheridan, Linen House, Private Collection, KAS, Florence Broadhurst, Bianca, Davinci, and Bambury in the most stylish and beautiful designs. Give your bedroom a refresh by choosing a high-quality queen quilt cover from My Linen. Or see the rest of our quilt covers.

How big are queen bed quilt covers? 

Queen bed size quilt covers are the most common size! A standard queen bed quilt cover is 210cm x 210cm, but it is recommended that before purchasing any size quilt cover, you measure your bed to ensure the quilt cover you purchase is what you want.

What’s the difference between a queen quilt cover and a queen bedspread / coverlet?

The main difference between a queen bed size quilt cover and a queen size bedspread / coverlet is that a queen bed size quilt cover requires a queen size quilt / doona insert. A queen size bedspread / coverlet is a prefilled bedcover which can vary in thickness. A queen size bedspread / coverlet is used for not only warmth but decoration as well. Queen size quilt covers are the more popular choice.

What is the best queen bed quilt cover for me?

The best queen bed quilt cover for you depends on your needs. Some people love the feel of 100% cotton, while others prefer linen. Firstly, you should decide what material you like best and then decide on a colour you think will be the best in your bedroom. The choice is yours! And with our full range of queen bed size quilt covers, you will be spoilt for choice!

What is included in a queen bed quilt cover set?

A queen bed quilt cover set comes with a quilt / doona cover and two standard pillowcases, typically of the same design as the quilt cover. You can, of course, purchase other accessories to go with your queen bed quilt cover set. Accessories are a great way to make your bed look professional and stunning.

Does My Linen have other queen size bedding available?

Of course! My Linen has a full range of queen size bedding available ranging from queen sheets, queen quilts / doonas, queen bedspreads / coverlets, queen valances, queen blankets, queen protectors, queen toppers and much more! We also stock a full range of bedding in all sizes!

International Bed Line Size Charts | US & Australia | Elkie & Ark – Elkie & Ark

Colour and Size Charts



Alpine White: Pure, crisp white. The perfect centre of attention and accompaniment to any room. Whitened strictly using the same whitening required under certified GOTS organic, with without toxic bleach. 

Beach: A stunning light almond or camel tone. Timeless and perfectly suited to earthy, wood-based room schemes. One of our perennial best sellers.

Blush pink: One of our most complimented colours! A stunning whisper light pink blush, with undertones or beige. Designed as a unisex and adult blush colour. Looks stunning against white or Beach colours. Please refer to our beautiful in room shots to see how the colours work together. 

Cloud Grey: A pure, light grey, strong enough to make a statement and light enough to match many rooms. Goes beautifully with white, navy or blush. 

Charcoal grey: A deep, beautiful charcoal. A beautiful contrast to a classic white scheme or moodier, rooms.

Mist Grey: A stunning light blue with hues of light grey. The favourite for summer and winter style. Perfect in beach side settings or elegant English style homes. 

Midnight Navy: A deep navy that sings. This colour is stunning beyond description and the perfect finish to an elegant room. 

We have colour samples for some of our colours so please just call or email and ask if you have any questions at all to help you get just the right colour for your room. 


Cloud White: Pure, crisp white. The perfect centre of attention and accompaniment to any room. Whitened strictly under certified GOTS organic certification, with without toxins or bleach. 

Natural: Our favourite colour. A light sand or very modern ivory. Perfect colour for people who love light colours, but don’t suit pure white. 

Dove grey: A light warm and truly elegant grey. 



Short Fits size 6-10 women. Length approximately to knee or above with 3/4 sleeves

Fits sizes 10-14 women. 
Or anyone wanting extra length below the knee, and sleeves with extra length 



Small Fits approximately sizes 6-10 women
Medium Fits approximately sizes 10-12 women



Fitted Sheet Sizes

Elkie & Ark (Australia &
New Zealand)



North America

91 x 193 x 40cm
36″ x 76″ x 16″

90 x 190 x 35cm

90 x 190 x 35cm


99 x 190 x 40cm
39″ x 75″ x 16″

King Single
107 x 203 x 40cm
42″ x 80″ x 16″

Twin XL
99 x 203 x 40cm
42″ x 80″ x 16″

137 x 193 x 40cm
54″ x 76″ x 16″

140 x 190 x 35cm

140 x 190 x 35cm


137 x 191 x 40cm
54″ x 75″ x 16″


152 x 203 x

40cm (linen sheets)

50cm (cotton sheets)
60″ x 80″ x 20″

150 x 200 x 35cm

160 x 200 x 35cm


152 x 203 x 40/50cm
60″ x 80″ x 16/20″

King 40 cm
183 x 203 x 40cm
72″ x80″ x 16″

King 50 cm
183 x 203 x 50cm
72″ x 80″ x 129″

Super King
183 x 200 x 35cm

193 x 203 x 40/50cm

76″ x 80″ x 16/20″

Super King 40cm 203 x 203 x 40cm

80″ x 88″ x 16″

Super King 45cm (no seams)
203 x 203 x 45cm
80″ x 88″ x 20″

Super King
200 x 200 x 35cm

California King

183 x 213 x 40 cm
72″ x 84″ x 16″

77 x 140 x 19cm
30″ x 55″ x 7.5″

70 x 140 x 19cm

60 x 120 x 19cm

71 x 132 x 19cm
28″ x 52″ x 7.5″



(1) Measure the height (or ‘drop’) of your mattress including any mattress toppers

(2) If it is less than 40cm, you need our lovely 40cm fitted sheets

(3) If it is higher than 40cm, you need our extra-generous 50cm fitted sheets, available in our essential white cotton range. 

Quilt Cover Size

Elkie & Ark (Australia &
New Zealand)



North America

180 x 210cm
70″ x 83″

200 x 200cm

200 x 200cm

198 x 210cm
78″ x 83″

Queen (cotton)
210 x 210cm
83″ x 83″

225 x 220cm

210 x 160cm

223 x 233cm
88″ x 92″ 

245 x 210cm
96″ x 83″

Super King
260 x 220



Super King
240 x 270cm
94″ x 83″


270 x 233cm
106″ x 92″

Pillow Cover Sizes
Australia, New Zealand, UK, Europe and North America
Standard & Oxford Pillow Cases

50 x 75 cm (Oxford with 5 cm trim)

21″ x 31″

King Pillow Cases (special order only. All sets come with Standard pillowcase as standard or Oxford for linen quilt covers. King sets do not come with a King pillowcase as standard.) 55 x 90cm
Mini Pillow Cases 30 x 40 cm
European Pillow Cases 65 x 65 cm
90,000 2/3 Pieces Sports Blanket with Pillowcases EU / AU / US Sizes | Bedding Sets |

European Size: 1 Piece Duvet cover 135x200cm + 1 pillowcase 50x75cm

Large European for extra large and large standard: 1 Piece. Cover200x200cm Set + 2 Piece Set Pillowcase 50x75cm

European King Size: 1 PieceSet Cover240x220cm + 2 Piece Set Pillowcase 50x75cm

European Size: 1 Piece Duvet Cover 260x220cm + 2 Piece Set Pillowcase 50x75cm

Europe 200x220cm: 1 piece Duvet Cover 200x220cm + 2 Piece Set Pillowcase 50x75cm

AU single size: 1pcCover140x210cm set + 1 pc. Pillowcase 50x75cm

Speakers for very large and large standard: 1 pc. Set Cover180x210cm + 2 Piece Set Pillowcase 50x75cm

AU double size: 1 piece Set Cover210x210cm + 2 Piece Set Pillowcase 50x75cm

Suitable for Australia for extra large and large standard doubles Size: 1 PieceSet Cover240x210cm + 2 Piece Set Pillowcase 50x75cm

Super King Size AU: 1 Piece Duvet Cover 270x240cm + 2 Piece Set Pillowcase 50x75cm

Twin US Size: 1 Piece Duvet cover 173x218cm + 1pc Pillowcase 50x75cm

Full US Size: 1 PieceDuvet Cover 200x229cm + 2 Piece Set Pillowcase 50x75cm

Queen Size US Size: 1 Piece Duvet Cover 228x228cm + 2 Piece Set Pillowcase 50x75cm

King Size, US Size: 1 Piece Duvet Cover 259x229cm + 2 Piece Set Pillowcase 51x91cm

USA California King Size: 1 PieceDuvet Cover264x249cm + 2 Piece Set Pillowcase 51x91cm

Pillowcase 2pcs: 2pcs 50x75cm

Or custom made size. Please contact us

1. Aliexpress bedding size is not standard.

Please choose the bedding size according to your quilt size.

2. The size of the duvet cover must be the same with your duvet, for example

If your duvet cover is 200x230cm, you should choose 200x230cm duvet cover,

Therefore, you should choose a suitable queen size or other appropriate sizes.

3. Sizes differ from country to country, so we quote measurements in centimeters or inches.

Travel in Australia. Climbing Kostsyushko peak.

Middle-earth is the heaven and hell of the land of the hobbits.

The road there turned out to be far from easy, after all, the end of the Earth. Instead of the promised Moscow-Hong Kong, due to a broken plane we also find ourselves in the Emirates, where we have a nice time at the airport, looking through the windows of the skyscrapers of Dubai and photographing palm trees and fountains of petrodollar bourgeois.Hong Kong, a city of dreams, where Europe still meets Asia, Jackie Chan’s domain, stretching along the shores of a shining bay, where a snow-white ocean liner and an exotic pirate simpan with scarlet sails float nearby. Where high-tech skyscrapers grow out of lush subtropical greenery, and on Repals Bay, there is a five-star hotel with a Feng Shui hole in the middle, so that the dragon living in the neighboring mountain has a view of the sea. Where, after bowing to ancient Chinese deities, you can touch Jackie Chan’s handprints on the boulevard of stars a la Hollywood and taste the smoked skin of a Peking rogue duck.In the evening of the next day, we leave the city of contrasts glowing in the night and huddle in the chair of a huge Boeing, crossing time zones over the unfamiliar islands of mysterious Micronesia on our way to the end of the world – distant New Zealand.

Auckland – the city of sails, white birds gliding along the calm waters of the Pacific Ocean, neat houses fill the slopes and craters of long-extinct volcanoes, and only a TV tower and a small handful of skyscrapers remind of the 21st century.Life here is unhurried, well-fed, the national income of a country with a population of 4 million is half of ours from 141 million Russians. The city is impossibly clean, drowning in flowers, and some blessed Nancy Steen, with the help of the townspeople, laid out an incredibly beautiful garden, where meter-long forget-me-nots hide in kilometers of roses of all colors of the rainbow, even blue, green and purple. The main square looks like a grassy football field, moving dolls arrange Christmas performances in shop windows, all restaurants are occupied by local residents, and an ancient volcano covered with a green carpet is crowned with an observation deck, where there is a signpost – 16202 km to Moscow.Tomorrow starts our car marathon in the country of hobbits.

Now they have the beginning of summer (November), but in winter the most severe frost is about 18-20 Celsius. Therefore, cows (probably more in number than the population) graze on succulent grasses all year round. Moreover, they were trained independently, 2 times a day, to line up for automatic milking, washed by the frequent warm rains here. Thousands of sheep graze peacefully nearby, 2 times a year they are sheared according to the method of a local genius in 40 seconds, producing the famous merino wool, which they have pricked up to mix with gratuitous possum skin and push at ridiculous prices.Possums, nodded by the local population, turned out to be cute little animals that occupied the niche of exterminated rabbits, bred immeasurably (whose carcasses, knocked down at night, cover all the highways). Their main crime is that ossums offend kiwi, a cult creature here (New Zealanders even call themselves the kiwi people), carefully guarded and revered. Indeed, the poor wingless bird, which has neither claws, nor teeth, nor wings, was practically destroyed by Maori hunters, has a bunch of enemies, besides the possums – and dingoes, and ferrets, and fires, and only humans can protect it.Kiwi are nocturnal creatures, they dig holes with a long beak, lay only one egg a year, and the male incubates it for 3 months, does not offend anyone, you can see them only in the kiwi park, behind glass, in complete darkness and silence, which we are in awe and we do, no, no click the camera. But painlessly, you can remove the statues of giant kiwi-like 3-meter moos, cleanly knocked out by the same Maori in ancient times. The Maori were a difficult people, so warlike that they did not obey the predatory British colonialists, and were the only tribe with which Queen Victoria signed an agreement.We get all the information from Ivan, a 5-year-old emigrant from Irkutsk, a guide, driver and, in general, a nanny in a distant country. And our teeth are talking to us to prepare for the first adventure of our extreme tour – black water rafting in the Waitomo caves.

Starry sky Waikato caves. Arriving right on schedule with business-minded young men directing us into wetsuits, helmets, and headlamps. And then something unusual – we try on inflated car cameras on the fifth point and learn to jump backwards from 3 meters into an icy river – so as not to freeze in the dungeon.The black mouth of the cave hides the weak beams of flashlights, we wander in single file over slippery stones, clinging to the stalagmites with inflated circles and rejoice in helmets, hitting the stalactite with our head. Here and there we swim, reflecting on the mysterious words of the guides: “In order not to freeze – do not put your hands in the water – and what then to row?”

A couple of times we jump backwards from small (2-3 meters) waterfalls, we survive – the most frozen are promised a drink from a flask, while we endure. Somewhere in the dark depths, everyone is told to sit down and turn off the lights.And then you understand what all the torment is for. The walls of the cave glow like a starry sky – hundreds of mysterious fireflies live in these wet bowels in the silence and music of the murmuring river. We swim with our heads lifted, forgetting about the cold and are even dissatisfied with the suddenly flashing sunbeam in the hole at a dizzying height of 70 meters (those who wish can climb on climbing ropes.) But we prefer to continue swimming in the flickering light of magical underground inhabitants, maybe gnomes Moriah?

But still, as creatures of light, we rejoice in the sun, a hot soul, hot tomato soup with fried bagels, no one caught a cold, because we climb the steep paths of the surrounding subtropical forest for dripping, tasting the bitter and spicy kava-kava – a favorite plant of the Maori witch doctors, and we pose in the sparkling branches of the silver fern – the symbol of New Zealand.The walk is easy and pleasant, but tomorrow we will have a bigger adventure. Ring of fire.

The road to Tongariro National Park – expanses covered with the delicate gold of blooming drums, and on the horizon are the snowy peaks of Roupehu. By the road – a hefty figure of kiwi, skillfully woven from roots, cozy motel rooms, outside the window swampy wastelands with distant volcanoes, where legendary birds live, to which I call on the starry night “Kiu-i, kiu-i!”

Tongariro crossing – a 20-kilometer climb to the volcano of the same name , near the inaccessible Ngaruhoye, famous all over the world as Mount Orodruin, where Frodo threw the ring of Omnipotence in the finale of the famous Tolkien trilogy in the embodiment of Oscar-winning Peter Jackson.An hour’s journey to the first toilet – there is still undersized vegetation and even a tiny waterfall around. Here I receive my first birthday greetings – at home – the first hour of the night. And then the frightening and delightful landscapes of the country of Mordor – volcanic ash, ascents alternate with flat paths in the center of immense craters, in some places – snow bald spots, festively decorating terracotta shades of melted rock, the fruits of the bizarre play of nature on a planetary scale. The second halt in 2 hours, we pose against the background of the picture-correct Ngaruhoe cone, and again upward, steeper and colder until the picnic that unloaded our backpacks, a snack – hiding behind stones from the wind, the last “puff”, we pull on sweaters – and the top.The spectacle of the century is a giant crater with erotically twisted earthly flesh of the color of blood and death (the last eruption was 2 years ago), around the cyclopean expanses of the Fiery volcanic ring, and a little insect against the background of the battles of the gods and titans of the universe playing out here.

Down is much more difficult. We slide along the talus of the ridge, periodically fall, looking at the poisonous crater lakes of heavenly depths, an ever-increasing amount of greenery and hydrogen sulfide fumes rising from the depths, reminiscent of magma boiling somewhere below us, entering with relief into forest groves with murmuring rivers – return to life … Carbonated Rotorua.

NZ is not only the land of volcanoes, not only fire and molten stones, but also boiling water, geysers, hot springs, in general – a geothermal riot. In front of the entrance to , the famous thermal park is the trunk of the no less famous cowrie tree – a huge, thousand-year-old, with especially hard, and, most importantly, almost not decaying wood, this eternally seething earth gives birth to such giants. Of the flora in the park saturated with hydrogen sulfide, there are only manuka bushes – a plant that looks like a dwarf cherry, with small white flowers, it is not clear how it grows and why it is surrounded by a cloud of bees in this poisonous atmosphere.Moreover, the honey they produce is incredibly healing and terribly expensive, as the percentage of biological activity is, such are the miracles. By all indications, this place is a real purgatory – a mass of holes in the melted stone, where it boils, smokes and smells charmingly now gray mud, now green goo, now something incomprehensible in the clouds of steam, the most vile black place is called the devil’s font. Apotheosis – canary green, even a seemingly poisonous lake called the devil’s bath (according to the guide – pure sulfuric acid).Agree. Aesthetically, the following point is comforting – Champagne Lake , the entire surface of which bubbles finely and licks the shore in the form of a scarlet crust of probable iron, and a dazzling white, opalescent fountain explodes in the center of the pearl film, this painting is called the “artist’s palette”. We fearfully move along the narrow bridge, leaving Satan’s apartment with relief. Time is running out, soon a scheduled geyser is promised nearby. In anticipation of the spectacle, we stroll among the tree ferns, contemplating flaps – New Zealand linen, from which the Maori sculpted clothes – by the way, next to their houses made of non-combustible wood – at least something here does not smoke.While waiting, you can lie on the hot ground – 38-40 degrees, warm up your bones, admire the chomping lake of healing mud, see another boiling pit, near which an ugly inscription says that it was here that ancient Maori cannibals were cooked with spices for ritual purposes … But suddenly the whole audience rushed somewhere – the Prince of Wales geyser started working. To do this, it was worth crossing half the world. With terrible force and noise, three foamy jets in the clouds of snow-white steam beat into the sky and the dead stone influxes immediately turn into a multi-colored waterfall.Everything sparkles, sparkles in the sun, and we forget about the homo sapiens eaten here, and we scratch in the nearest cafe, but we don’t feel like meat. The day ends with dignity in the already familiar hydrogen sulfide vapors of thermal pools, occasionally diluted with soda springs right on the shore of Lake Taupo, where flocks of black swans swim importantly (the color matches the setting). For friends and relatives, so that they can not only feast on manuka honey, you can buy all kinds of mineral salts in order to create a branch of hell in your own baths.


We have been given high confidence – admission to White Island – an active volcano in the Pacific Ocean . A short trip on the waters, having previously signed that the kiwi country is not financially responsible for our death in the event of a sudden eruption, transfer by inflatable boats and disembarkation on a rocky coast in foggy gloomy rocks. Some kind of rusty ruins to the green – the remains of a sulfur plant, destroyed with all the workers by the eruption, survived only unknown as a respectfully evacuated cat.Now this island is the private property of devils under the pseudonym Butlers, who planted cabbage from gullible extremals, devilishly cunningly dodging responsibility. Only scientists constantly stay here, seismic sensors are stuck everywhere, and we are equipped with helmets and respirators, because everyone starts coughing from the painfully familiar smell of sulfur. Sadistic guides give out special icemen, happily informing that if the burning steam puffs, turn off the muzzles, but don’t leave the trail, you will fall into the fumarole, fall into the boiling bowels, and if stones fly, covering your head, run after them where you should.A narrow path between the fumaroles – bubbles of the swollen red-hot earth’s crust, into the depths of the underworld, to some incomprehensible rumble. Suddenly, in a sulphurous fog, on the slope of a yellow-gray mountain, giant cracks are visualized, from which, under frenzied pressure, almost at the speed of sound, giant columns of incandescent gases burst into the sky – the valves of hell release pressure before the next eruption, we cannot shout down the rumble and we submissively crawl towards the shores of the crater lake, where all life dissolves without a trace and forever.And the merry guides tell the story of the mysterious disappearance of one of the local scientists – an insane lover of walking on fumaroles, from whom only boots remained. Then these Virgils offer to rinse a copper coin in a stream – it turns gold (old Mephistopheles’ things), and my noble silver chain from the same procedure, of course, darkens. I still want to live, and cautiously looking sideways at these hellish booths, we slowly crawl to the shore, from where, with relief, we return to the ship.On the other hand, the eerie island is covered with greenery and pretends to be ordinary.


If you were afraid of the bowels of fire – cool off on rafting , but not simple. Again wetsuits, plus helmets and life jackets. We are pulling 6-meter boats on ourselves and forward. I am appointed interpreter for instructor Jimmy, and I am naively glad that the real bloodthirsty Maori Tom is in command of the nearby boat. At the very first threshold, we are no longer up to the transfer, we are trying to learn how to stay on slippery sides, not crack a neighbor with an oar and try not to move backwards for at least a short time.We don’t think about cold and wet, because there is a waterfall ahead. According to the instructions, if the boat capsizes, the main thing is to get out from under it, and there you will somehow be saved. On the way to the noisy monster, Jimmy realizes that it is useless to make fellow rowers out of us, he orders – “to the bottom, and hold on!” I draw air into my lungs and convulsively cling to the rope, trying to keep the oar in my other hand. Later, in the video, I saw with horror how the boat was standing upright, completely disappearing in bubbling foam, then dangerously tilting on its side, the legs of my neighbor flashed in the air, then suddenly you realize that you survived.Jimmy pulls the neighbor by the scruff into the boat, and, not having time to catch our breath, we pass the next threshold, and the flayer-rafter offers to swim voluntarily in the icy waters of a short straight section of the river. And then I just drown, because again we are flooded with frenzied water jets, and choking, with a cry, I promise to strangle the bloodthirsty representative of the Kiwi people (if he doesn’t cook, he drowns). Apparently, I am screaming loudly enough, and this bastard straightens the boat in a more or less calm channel, inviting them to stand up and joyfully wave their hands to the audience on the shore.On the way back, I resignedly drag a heavy raft, and in the process of taking a farewell photograph I try to strangle the villain, but it all ends with a kiss on the cheek. Although the boat with the Maori instructor was really pinched on its side in the waterfall, and they miraculously did not turn over and escaped. Out of the joy of salvation, they have a ritual “honi” – rub their noses according to the native custom. By the way, on the way back, someone cut us off on a truck and the law-abiding drowning instructors immediately tapped the police on their cell phones.


But still, thanks to the treacherous water and volcanic heat, this country is amazingly green, and for a change we drive through the almost tropical forest of the Cromandel ridge to the beautiful Cathedral Bay .Our extreme brothers are going to get there by kayaking, I net – I broke my hands on Tongariro, so I walk along a high mountain trail. The view from the top is stunning, many different-sized emerald islands in the blue of the ocean, sandy cliffs of turquoise bays. White sand and gnarled juniper lace. Pink foxglove bells and ship pines. And the Cathedral Bay itself is a white promontory of the cape like an unprecedented pirate galleon, instead of oars there are horizontally growing trees, green stones in the water – the wreckage of dead ships, a giant rocky arch (the headstone will fall – you will be completely dead)…. I see our guys rowing to the shore with the last of their strength, where another extreme instructor treats gnarled cocoa for small talk, the guys still row back, and while they are merrily swimming in invigorating water, I find myself in high tide under the arch “carry it, Lord!” And. with wet breeches on my shoulder, rushing back. Tomorrow we are flying to Australia.

And in the evening we enjoy exotic grubs – we ourselves fry on hot stones, elegantly served on plates, venison and seafood – expensive self-service.But the taste is “special”!


Melbourne – slightly more skyscrapers than in Auckland, enough solid Victorian buildings – you can feel the power of the metropolis. There are traffic jams on the roads, a free sightseeing tram circulates in the center, there are many parks, and instead of pigeons, hefty white cockatoos graze on the lawns. We walk around the city, after the patriarchal Auckland, we rejoice in the crowd of people, street musicians, old carriages, souvenir shops where we hoard ourselves with boomerangs (“returning” is 2 times more expensive than a simple painted piece of wood), we ask the price of leather hats a la Dundee Crocodile, decorated with matching teeth (just a fang of a bloodthirsty beast on a string costs 24 dollars.), the richest are looking at opals – but these are already unprecedented treasures, really mysteriously shimmering with all the colors of the rainbow. By the way, the Australian dollar is more expensive than the usual dollar, but for some reason they change me 1: 1 at the bank (maybe a program to help poor Russians?) At dusk we find ourselves in protected places with green hilly shores, sit down on a kind of sports stands, where the promised Penguin Parade is promised.At dusk, the sacred action begins. Blue penguins, the smallest in the world (15-30 cm high), go to the sea for 250 km and return after 5 days, dragging fish into their goiter for the young. The little ones get very tired and get lost in huge “rafts”, supporting each other along the way. Every evening, about 5 thousand animals arrive at high tide and defile along the path in front of admiring spectators, dissolving through the nests on the hills. People freeze and marvel at how our little brothers are waiting for each other, talking, gesturing, sometimes quarreling and going home in couples…. You will not see this anywhere else!

In the morning we set off on a long journey – 500 km along the Great Pacific Road ! The road lives up to its name – unimaginably beautiful shores, subtropical flora on the mountains, bizarre rocks, shining smooth surface of smoothly rolling shafts in foamy ridges, sun and breeze, cries of seagulls, a snow-white lighthouse – the memory of the madness of the brave men who boldly go into the unknown, in search of Antarctica.

On the way we see a poster with the image of a koala – of course, we land.Immediately we find ourselves surrounded by red-green macaw parrots, which are happy to pose for cameras. Having treated ourselves to seeds, sitting on our hands and even our heads. More proud crested cockatoo importantly pick up treats on the ground and on my head, perhaps, will hardly fit. But our keen-sighted Natasha sees a live koala on a tall eucalyptus! Cameras up as the nosed bear scratches and stretches. You can’t hold this in your hands, they can bite and scratch, and those who are shown on TV asleep on their hands are specially drunk with sedatives, so that, even from afar, but alive and well.And then, all the same Natasha discovers the animal sitting under a bush, but, of course, seeing a crowd with cameras, quickly fleeing to his native eucalyptus and showing the admirers a woolen ass.

There is also a sanatorium nearby for kangaroos that can be fed. And when one of the Wallaby (slightly smaller than an ordinary kangaroo) gently grabs my feeding hand with its thin paws, tears of affection sprinkle from my eyes. And at the top sits a koala mother with a cub on her back, graciously allowing the photo-aggressors to create a photo session.But it’s time to go, our goal is the famous Twelve Apostles.

We do not have time to approach the shore, a thunderstorm front is approaching and the heavens are falling on us with a crashing downpour, turning into hail, “the size of a hen’s egg.” Hiding under a bridge with a bunch of Indian tourists, who, as usual, immediately begin to sing and dance, Bollywood, and more! The rain, frightened by amateur performance, retreats, the sun peeps out, and we can fly over the protected coast by helicopter. The duration and altitude of the flight is determined by the price, our 20 minutes of happiness is 50 bucks.Rugged coast with protruding teeth of rocks, green, yellow and blue – the palette of nature from a bird’s eye view, soft landing of a light dragonfly and you can run to the coast on solid ground. The rain gave us another miracle, waterfalls appear on the coast, falling from green cliffs onto the orange sand of the coast, bizarre sculptures of the genius master – Nature, grow out of the water, with the help of wind, water and the sun creating unique statues, about which everyone is free to come up with their own fairy tale. Actually, the apostles are no longer 12, but only 8, nothing is eternal under the moon, but this is enough for the cries of joy and admiring sighs of spectators of all nationalities, united by a powerful feeling of delight and universal love for beauty.

And the holiday continues on the streets of evening Melbourne, where elegant Christmas trees stand near the exhibition center, mysterious green eggs wink with human eyes near the statue of a giant penguin, people dance and sing not only in numerous cafes, but also on the brightly colored streets of the warm December night of the southern hemisphere …

Again kilometers of the motorway, to the north, to the highest point in Australia, which bears the name of the Polish revolutionary – Mount Kosciuszko. It is proposed to forget about civilization and spend the night before the ascent in tents.But a real savage can only rest here on the Black Sea. Here, wild places are neat meadows with a place for a fire and a toilet with city toilets modestly hidden in the thickets. A trifle, but nice !. It gets dark, we quickly cook dinner on the fire, men set up tents, and I frighten people with poisonous snakes and giant spiders from the “Discovery” programs. The people listen, uncorking the bottles, the guide Ivan laughs, recommending that they just look at their feet. Where is it to get to if there is a Southern Cross above your head, and in the bushes you might be able to see a wombat.We hear about this mysterious animal from the beginning of the trip, but no one knows who it is. After the third bottle, forgetting about the spiders and the toilet, we go: boys – to the right, girls – to the left, and then a shout is heard from the bushes – “Here !, Wombat!” In the darkness, two eyes sparkle, something thick is looking silently, and we crowd in a daze, forgetting about cameras. The alleged wombat, looking like a half-meter marmot, without waiting for a treat, lazily hides in the darkness. We rest soundly in tents, without hearing a whole flock of wombats, even if they were singing loudly in chorus, at dawn we crawl out, rubbing our chilled sides and, to everyone’s joy, we find guests.The most curious and daring of the local kangaroo tribe surround the camp. Neither zhramshi, nor with … … and, grabbing the fotiki, the animals, apparently, are already familiar with the tourists, waiting for a treat. From the proposed boiled potatoes and bread are favorably accepted, and even mothers with muzzles and kangaroo hooves sticking out of their bags come very close, and the bravest allow themselves to be stroked. We are moved, watching how they funny move on small arms and paddle-like hind legs, helping with a thick tail, and then with graceful leaps carried away into the forest.Here Ivan slyly asks if we have visited the toilet and offers to take a walk in this direction. A shocking sight – a saucer-sized spider sits on the toilet lid. I can imagine what the appearance of a kangaroo saved me from!

On the way to the top every now and then you have to slow down sharply – the locals, gray in pink hats, parrots have fun, who later flutter in front of the wheels, and clouds of giant moths crash into the windshield, which then have to be scraped off with a mop. Smart foreigners climb the mountain by funicular and only the last 8 km.directly ascend. But we are not looking for easy ways, we crawl up all 18 km, but we honestly conquer one of the 7 peaks of all continents, legally drinking Rostov champagne on it. We go down the funicular and manage to cover the road to Sydney in 5 hours, admiring the overflowing Murray, the longest river of the continent (remember the series “All the rivers flow?” of indescribable beauty, immense skies.


Sydney is a holiday city. Sunny morning, multi-sized skyscrapers growing out of carefully preserved Victorian mansions, the memory of the ancestral home – left-hand traffic with caring inscriptions on the crossings – “look left and right” (although the head still turns itself in the usual way). Clean old quarters – the memory of the times of the great colonial Britain and the iron monster of the technical revolution – the famous bridge of the most grandiose New Year’s fireworks over the sparkling bay.Some psychos for $ 200 climb to the top of a piece of iron in climbing equipment – thank God, we do not have time for this, the view from the bridge is quite impressive. But the view from the embankment is no worse – skyscraper hotels, ships of all stripes, a lively embankment with shabashniki – war paint aborigines – blow into their huge wooden pipes, brandish boomerangs and make terrible faces to tourists. I take pictures with a particularly beautiful one – teeth every other time, hairs – a felted boot, but I also grin no worse. Against this background, the costumed Captain Cook, who sells tickets for a cruise on the Sydney Bay, looks especially well-behaved.Here, too, the duration and refreshments are proportional to the ticket price. We have 1 hour and a cocktail, some have a multi-course lunch and 2 hours on the same route. Summer cottages – villas of millionaires, yachts, buers, windsurfs, gray warships, Shark Island and some other lower rank islands, distant beaches with anti-shark nets and somewhere in the depths hiding sea wasps – the most poisonous creatures on earth. From these jellyfish you die in 40 seconds and there is no antidote (remember the “lion’s mane” of Conan Doyle?).But the most remarkable thing in the city is, of course, the Opera. The author dreamed of a unique building in the style of space Gothic. This dream, of course, was beautiful, as well as the incarnation. Snow-white opening shells or wonderful flowers nearby grow into a grandiose snow-white structure, with an iridescent coating of millions of tiles-scales sparkling in the sun, which contains 2 thousand rooms, three grandiose halls for operas, ballets and concerts, amazing both from the shore and from the ship. And next to it are the magnificent royal botanical gardens, where hundreds of ozzies sunbathe serenely on the grass – this is the name of the distant descendants of British convicts.Cyclopean ficuses and scaly araucaria, hibiscus of all stripes, baobabs and a completely unfamiliar variety of flowers in the glades. And also on the trees are hanging upside down cute red-faced flying foxes – with a half-meter wingspan, soaring merrily under the sun’s rays. How to have time to walk along the main streets of Pitt and George, where Victorian palaces are adjacent to the suspended monorail, buy wooden kangaroos, platypuses and echidnas, visit the famous aquarium, visit the opera, see the evening bay colored with a symphony of light and fire – run, run, because tomorrow on a long way back, where space and time disappear, home, to winter Russia with the memory of an unprecedented and wonderful end of the earth, about the country of hobbits, volcanoes and geysers.Trained cows and extreme adventures, about the brotherly countries of kiwi and ozzy, where good animals and brave birds live, and where you want to return again!

How to choose bed linen!


The main sizes of mattresses, perhaps 5:

Single / Twin 39“ x 75” / 99 / 191 cm
Full Size 54 “ x 75″ / 137 / 190 cm
Queen size 60“ x 80” / 153 / 203 cm
King size 78 “ x 80″ / 198 / 203 cm
California King 72“ x 84” / 182 / 213 cm

It is important to remember that in the UK and Australia they also use approximately the same designations for standard mattress sizes, but what in the UK is called King Size in the US is Queen, and what in King states in the UK is Super King.

Blankets, bedspreads

Comforter – quilt / bedspread, filled with either down or synthetic material

Bed spread – bedspread. Bed spread / comforter covers may vary slightly from manufacturer to manufacturer, but correlate with mattress sizes. Therefore, focus on the same Queen / King and so on.

Bed sheets

Flat sheet – a sheet for a blanket (instead of a duvet cover in the European sense).Sizes of Flat sheets (it is better to check in the store, I give as an example)

Full 81 “” x 96 “ / 205 / 243 cm
Queen Flat 96 “” x 115 “ / 244 / 292 cm
King Flat 115 “” x 115 “ / 292 x 292 cm

Fitted sheet- mattress sheet with elastic.Fitted – the sheets are exactly the same size as the mattresses, so I don’t include them in addition.

Cases, Pillow cases and Sham

Dimensions Cases

Standard 20 “” x 30 “ / 51 / 76 cm
King 20 “” x 30 “ / 51 / 102 cm

Dimensions Sham

Standard 20 “” x 26 “ / 51 / 66 cm
Queen 20 “” x 30 “ / 51 / 76 cm
King 20 “” x 36 “ / 51 / 91 cm
Euro sham 26 “” x 26 “ / 66 / 66 cm

There are also:

Boudoir pillow is a small square pillow for decorative purposes.

Neckroll – decorative pillow, cylindrical shape.

Duvet covers

In the USA, as a rule, there are no duvet covers in the usual European version – instead of a duvet cover, a Flat sheet is used, and there are no two-bed sets for separate blankets – only one-piece. If there are duvet covers, then they are called Duvet cover or Comforter cover.

Sizes Duvet Covers

Twin 68 “” x 90 “ / 173 / 229 cm
Full / Queen 90 “” x 90 “ / 229 / 229 cm
King 105 “” x 90 “ / 267 / 229 cm

There are also concepts:

Bed skirt (it can also be Bed ruffle, Dust ruffle, Valance) is a decorative piece to cover the legs of the bed.Usually required if Comforter coverlet. Bed spread usually reaches the floor.

Blanket – plaid.

Thread count – the number of vertical and horizontal threads per square inch. The higher the number of threads, the better the interlacing of the threads in the fabric and the better and more pleasant the fabric itself.

Everything upside down – Weekend Ukraine – Kommersant

Ekaterina Istomina arrived

Quiet, but very intelligible goal of New Zealand is to prove to the rest of the world that it, the world, does not exist.This is the tradition: for example, the scientists, residents of London during the colonization of Australia, neighboring with New Zealand, were surprised and believed that “everyone is standing on their heads, it is enough to look at the mysterious kangaroo, which keeps on the ground unclear how” “Kiwi people” are also incomprehensible: okay, let it be a foggy mother London, but why has such a densely populated and dirty country like China developed and bred? Well, perhaps in order to serve as a staging post for a flight from Europe to Zealand. The most terrible cities for New Zealanders are Shanghai, Beijing, Guangzhou, as well as Tokyo, Hong Kong and Singapore, which thematically adjoined to.And they don’t want to think about a billion-dollar India: it’s just ridiculous to live like that.

However, the constant object of criticism of the “Kiwi people” is the neighbors from the “real” continent. People on the other side of the Tasman Sea are entertaining and, in general, brothers (they still remember the joint exploits of the ANZAC corps at Gallipoli in August 1915), but, of course, no one forgets that the Australians are former convicts like the hero of “The Dog of the Baskervilles” “, Saldon’s assassins. If not for the hungry dog, then the killer Saldon would have gone to Australia.

And gentlemen from Devonshire bent over with beer and gin came to New Zealand by personal choice: the idea to build an ideal white gentleman’s state on these hills, valleys, rocky mountains, sandy ocean slopes was realized. Later, around the early 2000s, the native Peter Jackson hooked up with tall, broad-shouldered blue-eyed gentlemen who preserved Anglo-Saxon leaven, hobbits, elves, gnomes and orcs. A fabulous picture has developed completely: an ideal green ecological state, where the noble public has 9 hectares of land, 9000 heads of sheep, 7 dogs, 2 bottles of shiraz a day and travels from home to work by helicopter.

A half-empty art deco masterpiece, the town of Napier (Napier, 2 hours flight from Auckland), which is on the vast green coastline, silently overlooking somewhere in Chile (9 hours flight to Santiago), looks like the scenery for Hitchcock’s films. Its inhabitants look mysterious, move slowly and smile, as if in rapid speed. However, not only kiwis and kiwis are found on the silent coast, but also cheerful American investors who have appreciated the natural beauty.

A simple sheep farm is worth the entire financial mass on Wall Street: Cape Kidnappers, owned by an American citizen, is one of the most original lodges on the North Island.This is a hilly and partly wooded English estate of 9 hectares, with a central farm overlooking the ocean with wooden houses. The main zoological unit here is the hopelessly environmentally friendly sheep. There are a few more environmental women and men with a British sense of humor. Plus the purest shepherd dogs. And, of course, kiwi birds. Gray kiwis are completely tame, they are carried in cages so that after dinner guests can slowly scratch the belly not only for themselves, but for flightless birds as well.

By the way, the kiwi, a wingless national pride, can purr like a cat, and in addition, it salivates bubbles from its long beak from great physical joy when its tummy is stroked.New Zealand is a land of not only visual enjoyment, but also tactile pleasures. Wool, grass, sand, ocean water, tree bark, lake water, and what can we say about the local fish! If the Russian prime minister suddenly, like in a fairy tale, ended up in New Zealand (the natives here expressed fearfully the hope that the great overseas man would attend their small world rugby championship), he would be able to kiss a sheep, a red pony, a kiwi bird, and black, pink-nosed possum, and silver trout. What a multipolar visit it could be! Everything is pathologically ecologically clean: it is impossible to smuggle even a stub from a continental apple into New Zealand.Bio-border guards will take it away. And those who accidentally carry home work, some dried apple seed in their favorite sock, will receive a fine of 400 New Zealand dollars.

The culture of lodges, huge desert natural resorts built on the territories of historic farms, began to develop actively in the late 1990s: not agriculture, but tourism is the main source of income for a green country. All the main lodge-farms are in excellent physical shape and excellent state of mind, as evidenced by the constant keen interest in them of the Windsor family (British Queen Elizabeth II by God’s grace and Queen of New Zealand).

The furnishings at Cape Kidnappers are far from luxurious: the radiant Louis XVI style has yet to reach these rugged, rustic shores. And this is unlikely to ever happen: simple-minded New Zealanders, alas, practically do not attend Parisian fashion shows. The Cape Kidnappers’ style of farm that spans an entire cape inherits Scandinavian minimalism and pompous American “planter” spirit. In essence, it is simple here, but also difficult: something like a perfectly fried, or rather fried steak.

The main occupation of holidaymakers is healthy tanning, race walking, bird watching, as well as hunting and fishing. “A good possum is a dead possum,” as the New Zealand proverb says. In New Zealand, only soup is not made from possums: 70 million farm-ravaging animals annually go on blankets, pillows, socks, slippers, fur coats, hats, mittens and erotic stickers on women’s nipples. The price of a fur blanket the size of a FIAT car is NZ $ 2,000. Fur nipple stickers, which travelers initially mistake for national winter earrings, will cost 250 local units.In short, even at night here, in Cape Kidnappers, it is very fun in the pristine nature.

In the morning, over the green hills of the estate, you can hear cute dog bickering and the sounds of the national anthem “God, Defend New Zealand!” This is not a state radio broadcast from Oakland. It is the shepherds singing.

90,000 Cover pictures with hearts and flowers 2021

Mother beds. Blanket by Kay Thurlow

Pictures of blankets with flowers and hearts

All duvets in this photo gallery are designed with a floral theme or use hearts in their layouts – sometimes both.

I absolutely love floral quilts, so I always get excited when a member of our online quilting community posts a photo with this theme. Bold flowers, little flowers, watercolor layouts – it doesn’t matter because I love them all. And I admit that I collect at least one floral fabric every time I buy.

If you … love hearts MORE, take a look at my figures with a heart and a blanket.

Paintings with hearts and flowers Blankets

Kay says: This blanket was inspired by the circular rose garden on my farm in Temora NSW.I used a giant kaleidoscope as a central feature and added borders. This is a terry duvet for my mom’s bed.

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    From the Heart Blanket

    From the heart blanket. Blanket from the heart

    Paintings with hearts and flowers Blankets

    The blanket reads: I learned how to put a stitch on a kitten’s square. I decided that I would like me to use hearts as my theme. The colors are white and various shades of pink.The blanket measures about 35 “x35”.

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    Australian Wildflower Blanket

    Australian wildflowers blanket. Embroidered blanket from a young heart

    Pictures Hearts and flowers Blankets

    Young at Heart says: I expanded these blocks over a 2 year period. It was my vacation and being awake in front of the TV. Some of the designs were from books I bought, while I developed others from photographs after traveling in Central Australia.The early blocks were mostly candlestick, but I got more adventurous as I progressed. I was particularly pleased with the results from Grevillea and Waratah. Blanket – queen size,… MORE cars quilted on my Janom, all cotton with bamboo wadding.

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    Twist Garden Blanket

    Twist garden blanket. Blanket by Barbara Gullett

    Hearts and Flowers Blankets

    From Barbara : I made this royal twist garden blanket for my niece’s wedding present.

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    Blanket from a flower basket

    Blanket from a flower basket. Quilt by Patti Dubreuil

    Paintings Hearts and Flowers Blankets

    From Patti: I am always inspired by my garden so flowers are a must. The blanket measures 42 x 52.

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    Sister Mary’s Garden Blanket

    Sister Mary’s garden. Blanket Janice Jackson

    Pictures Hearts and Flowers Blankets

    From Janice: I used QuiltMaker Magazine’s Spring Tip template using my own choice of fabric, Mom and I got together for my sister’s birthday.It’s 80×90 and I’ve learned how to make a quilted feather for free movement on borders. I am very happy with how it turned out.

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    Heart and Flowers Blanket

    Heart and flowers. Blanket from Nunn

    Paintings with hearts and flowers Blankets

    From Nunn: This blanket was a collaborative effort made for one of our groups whose mother had died.

    Heart Block and Cover Pattern

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    Party Blanket Patty

    Blanket for a garden party. Quilt by Patti Dubreuil

    Photos Hearts and Flowers Blankets

    From Patti: I am always inspired by my garden … so flowers are essential. The duvet measures 42 x 52 inches.

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  • 09 of 10

    Emma’s Blanket

    Emma’s Blanket. Blanket Grace Roland

    Blanket Photo Gallery

    From Grace: It was a graduation gift for my best friend’s daughter.This is queen size, using Carolina Lily pattern and machine quilted by Quilter Jeri, a member of the Quilting forum. Lily block is made of batik fabrics.

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  • 10 of 10

    Two hearts in love Blanket

    Two hearts in love clothes. Blanket from Riverduk

    Heart Paintings Clothes

    From Riverduk: This is my first blanket and it was made to celebrate our 30th wedding anniversary on November 10, 2009, hence 30 hearts.My wife loves the quilt and I thought it would be a unique way to show her how much I still love her.

    She had no idea that I had been working on this for the past few months, but there were one or two closed calls. I recently had to make some lame excuse that my barn (used for aerodynamic modeling) was in the house … One night when she got home from work (sorry ladies, but I don’t usually iron, usually) …

    There were some disappointments along the way, but when I leaned back and looked at him last night, ready to go to the quilter, I’m more than happy with the end result for the first timer. No, it’s not perfect, but I’m very proud of this project. The yellow around the outside is not part of the blanket, this is the carpet I used to support the blanket for the photo. The size is about 40 x 48 inches.

    Thanks to whoever designed and posted the heart block pattern on this site, it was a great first timer, clear instructions that were easy to follow, for this newbie, Happy Quilting.

    Note from Janet: Great job on the blanket! If I remember correctly, the block was designed by Keith for a past event on the forum. I wrote instructions using her guidelines and it was a very popular sample.

    Heartblock and Outfit Template

  • Bedding Set Novelty Black Pumpkin Halloween Duvet Cover Cool Design USA Australia Double Full Royal Large Size Kids Boy Decor Bedroom Gift | Bedding Sets |

    Material: 100% polyester

    This bedding set does not include the duvet

    Double size 3 pieces.:

    1 duvet cover: 160×210 cm

    2 pcs. pillowcases: 48×74 cm

    Full size 3 pieces:

    1 duvet cover: 180x220cm

    2 pieces. pillowcases: 48×74 cm

    Queen size 3 pcs .:

    1 duvet cover: 200×230 cm

    2 pcs. pillowcases: 48×74 cm

    King size 3 pcs .:

    1 duvet cover: 220×240 cm

    2 pcs. pillowcases: 48×74 cm

    US double size 3 pieces:

    1 duvet cover 68 “x 86” (173 cm x 218 cm),

    2xPillow cover 20 “x 26” (51 cm x 66 cm),

    USA Full Size 3pcs:

    1 duvet cover 80 “x 90” (203 cm x 228 cm),

    2xPillow cover 20 “x 26” (51 cm x 66 cm),

    US Queen size 3 pcs:

    1 duvet cover 90 ” x 90 “(228 cm x 228 cm),

    2xPillow case 20″ x 36 “(51 cm x 91 cm)

    US King size 3 pcs .:

    1 duvet cover 104″ x 90 “(264 cm x 228 cm),

    2xPillow cover 20 “x 36” (51 cm x 91 cm)

    AU Single 3 pcs .:

    1x duvet cover 140×210 cm,

    2xPillow cover 50×75 cm,

    AU Double 3 pcs.:

    1x duvet cover 180×210 cm,

    2xPillow cover 50×75 cm,

    AU Queen 3 pcs:

    1x duvet cover 210×210 cm,

    2xPillow cover 50×75 cm,

    AU King3 3 pcs .:


    2xPillow cover 50×75 cm,

    Washing instructions:

    1. Can be hand or machine wash

    2. Use water with a temperature below 30 degrees.

    3.First, put the neutral detergent solution into the water and place in the bedding until the liquid is completely integrated into the water.

    4. Wash for no more than 30 minutes.

    Keep warm!

    It’s autumn. Not only is it getting darker every day, but also cooler. Gradually, day by day, nature is preparing for the winter cold. People tend to pick up a new wardrobe, buy or get warm clothes from the bins.
    Since ancient times, wool has been considered the warmest, most comfortable and practical material.The uniqueness of wool fibers is that, by absorbing moisture, wool not only remains dry, but also continues to keep warm. Similar properties are achieved due to the waxy lanolin, which remains on the fibers even after processing. Woolen fibers have a crimp that allows free air circulation, which is why they are so popular all over the world.
    The history of wool goes back many centuries, but cannot be attributed to any specific people or geographic location.The reason is that the remains of wool fabrics have been discovered by archaeologists around the world. In Europe, the source of fiber was sheep, and in America – llamas, bison. In Asian countries, the wool of goats and camels was used.
    Let’s try to understand the features and types of wool.

    Sheep wool

    Sheep wool is the backbone of the wool industry. Most of the world’s woolen products are made from sheep’s wool. Products made from it have low thermal conductivity, which means they equally well protect from heat and cold; low price; high strength.

    Merino wool

    Merino wool is considered the best because it is soft and of excellent quality. Merino sheep are a special fine-wool breed, the representatives of which, at the same time, are the largest when compared with sheep of other breeds. Therefore, one sheep can collect up to 10 kg of wool. The first merino plants appeared in Spain, but today they are mainly grown in Australia and New Zealand. An interesting fact: the export of this merino sheep outside the border of Spain until the XVIII century could entail serious punishment, even the death penalty.
    One of the features of merino wool is elasticity: the fiber is able to stretch up to 30% without losing its properties. The material will return to its original shape even if, being wet, it stretches by 50%.

    Angora goat wool

    Angora goat wool is one of the warmest and lightest materials. Angora wool is soft and airy, warm and fluffy, and feels like silk. The basis of the wool is animal fluff.It is down that makes the products so weightless and warm. However, pure Angora goat down is rarely used in products. As a rule, silk, acrylic or merino (sheep’s wool) are added to the fibers to make the product more wear-resistant and durable.

    Angora rabbit wool

    Angora wool, down of Angora rabbits are very widespread. It is very soft and fluffy with a characteristic delicate bristle.


    Cashmere is the finest down of a Kashmir mountain goat.It is the finest, finest and most expensive fiber. It is no coincidence that the yarn obtained on its basis is called “royal” or “woolen diamond”.

    Camel wool

    This type of wool is especially valuable and is in great demand. The camel’s wool is very hardy, soft, light and warm, so its price is considerable. Camel hair has unique healing properties. Dry heat and the minerals contained in it have a beneficial effect on the skin, on the joints and improve blood circulation.

    Wool products are soft and very comfortable to wear. Thanks to lanolin, they are resistant to dirt.

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