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Use of a duvet cover?

Can I just get a duvet to go over my existing comforter set then get matching shams? Or is a duvet a whole seperate blanket all together?

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Winter1derland

Asked by Winter1derland at 10:05 AM on Dec. 8, 2010 in Home & Garden

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  • A duvet cover is to cover your comforter.
    older

    Answer by older at 10:06 AM on Dec. 8, 2010

  • you sure can. A duvet is just like a giant buttoned pillowcase for a comforter
    butterflyblue19

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 10:06 AM on Dec. 8, 2010

  • You can. You just have to watch them because sometimes the comforter tends to get wadded up in there.
    m-avi

    Answer by m-avi at 10:09 AM on Dec. 8, 2010

  • We got a duvet for my DD- a Hello kitty one that just fit over her blanket that she had. They're GREAT because they're so easy to wash. You just unzip it, pull the blanket out and wash the duvet for normal wash and you only have to hit the blanket now and then. It's a great way to change the room without spending a bunch on a new bedset. Our set came with matching pillow shams, so we didn't have to buy a new sheet set. Ebay is great for cheaper ones.
    SinfulBliss

    Answer by SinfulBliss at 10:10 AM on Dec. 8, 2010

  • That's exactly what I want to do! Thank you.
    Winter1derland

    Comment by Winter1derland (original poster) at 10:11 AM on Dec. 8, 2010

  • yes a duvet is like a pillow case for your comforter.
    mrsljamieson

    Answer by mrsljamieson at 1:14 AM on Dec. 9, 2010

  • If you can sew simple straight lines. You could also save a lot of money and sew 2 flat sheets together in the same size as your comforter--turn reverse sides out, sew 3 sides and then turn right side out, and secure the 4th "open side" with oversized decorative buttons. :o)
    LoriKeet

    Answer by LoriKeet at 7:16 PM on Dec. 9, 2010

  • Down comforters work best with duvets
    Averylee85

    Answer by Averylee85 at 2:17 AM on Dec. 10, 2010

  • we just have a duvet on our bed
    san78

    Answer by san78 at 6:24 AM on Dec. 13, 2010

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