Children’s sleep should be healthy and strong. In order to provide a full-fledged rest and restore forces after a long active day, it is necessary to take into account the large many different factors. Among them are fresh air indoors, silence, comfortable mattress and, of course, high-quality and comfortable bed linen.
Not every fabric is suitable for baby bedding. Material must match a number of sanitary and hygienic requirements.
- Safety. The fabric must be cotton without synthetic impurities. Paints must be made of eco-friendly raw materials without impurities of toxic components. On low quality of the web can signal the emergence of an extraneous chemical smell, which is felt immediately when opening the package with a commodity. In addition, the purchase should also be abandoned if the paint remains on hand. Most likely, low-grade dyeing substances were used when stained with the material, which are often unsafe for the life and health of the child.
- Hygienic. The main parameter to be distinguished by baby linens from an adult is the possibility of washing at quite high temperatures without the risk of shrinkage and deformation.
In addition, the canvas must withstand and hot ironing. Only in this way you can achieve maximum disinfection of sleeping facilities.
- Hypoallergenicity. It is important that in the composition of the material there were no substances causing an allergy from a child, which can manifest itself in the form of rashes, difficulty breathing, cough, conjunctivitis and rhinitis.
- Gigroscopic. Material designed to sewing baby clothes should well absorb sweat, saliva and tears.
- Air permeability. The fabric should certainly be breathing, otherwise a greenhouse effect will occur during sleep, which often leads to a kid overheating.
- Antistatic. Children’s linen should not electrify in contact with the body and hair of the child. It is categorically not allowed by the use of matter that can accumulate static electricity.
- Bed linen should be pleasant to the body. Optimally so that the fabric is soft and silky.
Most often for sewing baby bedding Use:
Let’s focus on the most popular types of fabric.
This is 100% natural and environmentally friendly material. His distinguishing features are wear resistance, strength and increased air permeability. In addition, flax is good and quickly heats up, it retains heat well, which is especially important in the cold season. At the same time, the fabric, on the contrary, remains cool and breathable, due to which the high level of sleep comfort is ensured.
It is noteworthy that in the structure of flax there is a special antiseptic substance – silica, which prevents the formation of pathogenic microflora. And, as a result, your son will be reliably protected from the appearance of fungi and other dangerous bacteria. The fabric is characterized by good wear resistance, therefore, even after numerous styrics, it does not turn yellow, and over time it becomes only softer.
This is a cotton fabric, obtained by interlacing tight thick threads that can be seen even with a naked eye. The main advantages of the material are its density, resistance to abrasion and wear, hygienic and hypoallergenicity. An important advantage is considered the low cost of such a fabric, therefore baby bed linen, sewn of it, is available for most families.
There is one feature that should be taken into account when buying a sleep kit: According to the existing gtostas in the countries of the former USSR, the circulation consists of their cotton 100%, but in China and Pakistan standards allow the presence of impurities of synthetic fibers that can reach 15%. This should be considered when choosing a product of a particular manufacturer.
This choice most often make moms of the smallest boys, because the material is very warm and at the same time. The canvas is a cotton fabric covered with a small fluffy wagon.
It should be borne in mind that such a material is not recommended to wash at high temperatures and rub, otherwise katovka is formed on it.
Another cotton fabric. Its facial side has a pronounced glossy glitter, so underwear more often used for sewing night kits for teenage boys.
Very dense fabric out of 100% cotton, which in the process of use is not satisfied and does not grieve. Material is completely hypoallergen, it passes the air, but at the same time it absorbs well and keeps moisture.
More often than others, this material is used for the manufacture of blankets and pillows due to its density. However, despite this structure, the material remains pretty silky, breathing and very pleasant to the touch.
Choosing a shade of bed linen, it would be nice to take into account the recommendations of psychologists. Experts claim that you do not need to buy underwear to children with bright drawings, no matter how beautiful and stylish it is: in such a bed, the baby will not be able to fall asleep, it will become excited and restless. In addition, each color has a certain impact on the psyche. So, light shades of yellow have a soothing effect, contribute to the removal of emotional stress and relax. Such fabrics are better to give preference if your son is too active.
The blue color has a similar effect: He calms down and contributes to a speedy falling asleep. If your child has vision problems, it is better to choose a kit in white and green tones for it. It has been proven that these colors have the most positive impact on the sight of a person.
But for Maloes, it is worth staying on the shades of pastel: coffee, chocolate or caramel. It is believed that such a color decision stimulates appetite.
As for the drawing itself, its choice largely depends on the age of the child and its preferences. However, for the smallest it is better to do without a drawing at all or choose a cloth with a small unobtrusive print.
Children up to 3 years most often are interesting “children’s” drawings: Funny animals, heroes of favorite fairy tales, houses, berries or some known toys. Very popular kits with cars or maritime style.
At the same time, it is important that the cloth was not too distrect, but at the same time positive and bright.
Slightly older boys (from 3 to 7 years) have certain hobbies and hobbies – They can find their reflection in sleep kits. For example, their favorite heroes of films can be depicted on a sheet and a blanket, as well as cars, airplanes, rockets, football, balls or some exotic animals.
Keep in mind that if you decide to buy a set depicting the cartoon heroes, then try not to repel from the generally accepted patterns, and take into account the interests of the child. For example, for one idol is a small robot of Valley, for the other – funny ninja turtles, and the third and dream of going to the city of Bachek to spend time with meter and lightning McWin. Popular Spiderman, Betman and Superman.
Still in bed linen should not be objects associated with aggression. Not the best choice will be monsters, skulls, vampires, as well as sharp and cutting items.
When a child goes to school, it is worth entrusting the selection of bed linen design to the boiler. Thus, parents will be able to show the adhet to the Son that they take into account his opinion and thus increase the child’s self-esteem.
As for the size of the linen, it is better to purchase 1.5 – or 2-bedroom kits, even if the mattress is designed for one child: younger boys are often tossed in a dream, and if the underwear is too narrow, then the likelihood is that in the midst of your son will turn out to be Sleeping on the mattress.
About how to sew a sheet on the rubber band with their own hands, look in the following video.