A duvet cover slips over a duvet, protecting it during use. A duvet cover can be removed from a duvet by sliding the duvet through the open end. The open end may be sealed during use with buttons, snaps, ties, a zipper or other fasteners.
To make a duvet cover, measure the duvet, purchase enough fabric to cover the top and bottom, allowing for seams and folds, and sew the cover. Attach hook-and-loop tape to make it easy to remove the duvet so that the cover can be cleaned.
A duvet cover set is comparable to a large pillowcase that goes over the duvet, or comforter, and it has a closure that buttons, snaps, zips or ties for easy access, protecting the duvet from dirt and wear. The duvet cover not only protects, but it creates a new style i...
A duvet is inserted into a duvet cover. A duvet is a bed-sized bag stuffed with a filling made from down, feathers or wool that provides warm insulation. Some duvets include a synthetic filling that is more suitable for individuals who are allergic to other fillings.
Unique duvet covers include selections with hand-painted designs and bright, floral or animal-themed pictures. Duvet covers can be changed seasonally, so unique designs may include holiday prints or scenes. Another type of unique duvet cover is one made with textured fa...
A double duvet cover is approximately 78 inches long by 78 inches wide. Single duvet covers are not quite as wide as the double duvet covers, spanning a width of about 60 inches. King size duvet covers are available that are 86 inches wide by 94 inches long.
A queen-size mattress, which measures 60 inches by 80 inches, takes a full or queen duvet cover, which measures 88 inches by 92 inches. A duvet is soft, flat bedding filled with down feathers or a synthetic material.