What Fabric is Best For Children's Pyjamas

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Choosing the right fabric for children's pyjamas is key to ensuring the safety and comfort of your little ones. High-quality fabrics can help regulate temperature, absorb sweat, avoid irritation, and contribute towards a good night's sleep.

When choosing pyjamas for your kids, consider factors such as skin sensitivity, your local climate, and the pyjama's care instructions.

Polyester: A Durable Option

Polyester pyjamas are a durable and cost-effective choice. They retain their shape, resist shrinking, and are easy to care for. The synthetic fabric is also flame-resistant, making it a safe option. It’s important to note that despite its merits, polyester is not as breathable as cotton, and may not be the most comfortable option in warmer weather. Furthermore, polyester fibres generated during the washing process and washed into the environment with the waste water are also a source of microplastic pollution.

Flannel: The Cosy Choice

For those chilly nights, flannel pyjamas are a good choice. They are warm, soft, and cosy – perfect for snuggling up in bed on a cold night. They are made from brushed cotton, wool, or synthetic fibres, providing exceptional warmth. Pilling can sometimes be an issue with flannel, but high-quality flannel are designed to be resilient and long-lasting.

Cotton: The Popular Choice

Cotton is a perennially popular choice for kids’ pyjamas. It is soft, breathable, and gentle on delicate skin, making it perfect for all seasons and skin types. Cotton pyjamas have the advantage of being hypoallergenic, preventing skin irritations and allergies.

Shop for Kids’s Pyjamas

At Turquaz we produce small-batch kids’ pyjamas from 100% cotton. All our products are ethically made and all our embroidery is hand-stitched or hand-smocked by exceptionally skilled artisans. Our pyjamas improve with age so it’s perfect for passing on to younger siblings. Browse our full range here.

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