Percale and Sateen are the two most popular choices of weaves for sheeting. Each of these sheet types are woven from cotton and are available in multiple varieties of cotton; including Upland (lowest quality), Egyptian, and Pima cotton.
Percale weave is a plain weave fabric. In this weave process, the threads are tightly woven which creates a matte appearance with a fine, soft finish. It is always a good choice for your sheeting as it can be very durable since it goes through less stress during the manufacturing process. It is also a good choice for warmer climates. Continue reading