Indian Quilts (Razai)

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When we talk about bedding, quilts are one of the most popular items in it.

What is a quilt? How are quilts made?

A quilt is a three-layered textile composed of a woven cloth top, a woven back, and a layer of batting. It is the most essential bedding needed during cold winter nights.

Quilts are made up of basically 3 different fibers which some are cotton made, some are made up of wool and in some quilts, the feather is being used.

Is a quilt a blanket?

No, a quilt is not a blanket both are different.

The quilt is normally thick and is a 3 layer covering used to stay warm in winters,
while a blanket is comparatively thin and is a single-layer covering that is woven & mostly used during summer.

What is a quilt used for?

A quilt is generally used for warmth but has multiple uses like as a bed cover, table runner, for wall decoration, in reupholstery of furniture, and can also be used in framed artwork. People also use old quilts in doll clothing, etc.

What are quilts filled with?

Quilts are filled with batting which makes them heavy and warm. These are usually made from cotton, wool, or polyester but now bamboo fibers are also being used.

How often should you replace your quilt?

As long as the quilt is cleaned, aired, and covered, a quilt can last up to 15 years or sometimes more.

Is quilt good for summer?

Quilts are best for cold winter nights but they do not hold too much heat so they can be the best alternative to coverlets in summers also.

What is the best quilt filling?

Cotton is the best quilt filling as it is light and breathable. For warm climates or for hot sleepers, 100% cotton-made quilts are the best as compared to those quilts which are made from wool, polyester, or fiber.

Which method is recommended for washing quilts?

Hand washing is the preferred method used for washing both handmade & machine-made quilts. Machine washing can cause the stitches to unravel. But still, if you want to machine wash your quilt, use cold water, the shortest cycle & a gentle detergent.

What is the best quilt for summer?

Cotton and Wool quilts are the best for summers. Cotton holds very less heat and wool is breathable that helps regulate our body temperature, light in weight. So, you can use these quilts in summers. Moreover, it can be used as a bedspread, coverlet, table runner, for wall decoration, etc.

What type of quilts do hotels use?

Mostly, 100% cotton, polyester, or wool quilts are very popularly used in hotels. Cotton is breathable and keeps you excessively warm. In some hotels, hollow fiber duvets are also being used that keep you warm & comfortable. Also, these duvets are best for those who suffer from skin problems and allergies.

Cotton holds very little heat and wool is breathable that helps regulate our body temperature, light in weight.

Which quilts are mostly used?

100% Cotton made quilts are mostly used. As cotton is natural, very soft to touch, lightweight, and provides excessive warmth to its users.

So, you can use these quilts in summer. Moreover, it can be used as a bedspread, coverlet, table runner, for wall decoration, etc.

Are Jaipuri Quilts Warm?

Yes, Jaipuri quilts are warm as compared to fibre quilts because mostly these are made with 100% cotton which promises to keep you excessively warm, comfy and their featherweight lightness allows you to carry anywhere with ease.


Yes, Jaipuri razai is washable but a gentle wash with cold water or line drying is the preferred method to maintain the vibrant color and the fabric of your Jaipuri razai/quilt. Avoid bleach.

How do I choose a quilt?

If you are a very cold sleeper then you should go with 100% cotton or wool quilts because these are extravagantly warm, comfy and at the same time they are breathable and lightweight that helps in regulating body temperature. In summers, these can be used as bedspread, coverlet, table runner, etc.