Parachute Matelasse Coverlet Review

Parachute Matelasse Coverlet Review

Coverlets the Best Addition

This coverlet by Parachute home  is light-weight blanket that can be tucked-in or left to naturally drape on-top

This coverlet by Parachute home is light-weight blanket that can be tucked-in or left to naturally drape on-top

Overall Score 9.8

We found the Parachute Home matelassé coverlet a perfect addition for a cozy bed for year round comfort.  The matelassé coverlet is light-weight, soft and cool to sleep on. Loomed from 100% premium combed cotton, the dual-sided Matelassé Coverlet has little raised vertical stripes, which add a subtle texture. The feel is soft and cozy without being heavy. The coverlet comes in in 5 stunning colors, steel, storm blue, dune, white or pebble grey that adds a statement to any bedroom or can be layered during the winter for extra warmth. The Parachute Matelassé coverlet is classic: chic and cozy as well as subtle, versatile and comfortable.


What is a Coverlet?

For those not familiar with this bedding term Coverlets are single-sided blankets that are lightweight, and made from a woven or quilted material. You can often find coverlets laying on top of your flat sheet, underneath the duvet, or folded at the foot of the bed. You may find one on top of your blanket during winter.

What is Matelassé?

Matelassé is a French word that refers to a cushioned textile. It’s a single layer of fabric with a raised pattern meant to mimic old hand stitched provençal quilts. The Parachute coverlet uses channel stitching – which is very linear and modern and creates attractive vertical stripes. Matelassé is a lighter alternative to quilts or blankets because it doesn’t have batting in between the layers of fabric.


Storm Blue Coverlet  by Parachute being used under a quilt as a light-weight blanket

Storm Blue Coverlet by Parachute being used under a quilt as a light-weight blanket

WHAT WE LOVE

Eco-Friendly • 100% Cotton • Lightweight • Gives Back

The matelassé coverlets are loom woven in Portugal by master craftsmen using 100% long-staple Egyptian cotton. The coverlets are lightweight, soft and add coziness to your bed.

By using Oeko-Tex-certified dyes with lasting, eco-friendly color, Parachute makes high quality products that look sophisticated at an affordable price.

Parachute partners with Nothing But Nets, an organization providing safe sleep to those in need as part of a United Nations Foundation campaign.


WHAT TO KNOW

You can buy the coverlet and shams in different colors so you can mix and match.

SIZES

The matelassé coverlet comes in two sizes, the full/queen or the kin/cal king. The dimensions of the two coverlet sizes are

Pebble Gray Coverlet  available in two sizes

Pebble Gray Coverlet available in two sizes

COVERLET SIZE DIMENSION
Full/Queen 96" x 96"
King/Cal King 114" x 96"

The coverlet is a good size, not too big so it is easy to tuck under the mattress.

A queen coverlet is $209. The king/cal king size is $229.  You can purchase matching shams in the same color or a contrasting color.  There are five colors available, white, dune, steel, pebble grey and storm blue. The set of two shams is available in two sizes, standard and king, respectively $79 or $89. The sham dimensions are:


SHAM SIZES

MATELASSE SHAM SIZE DIMENSION
Standard 20.5" x 26.5"
King 20.5" x 36.5"

All Parachute Pillowcases and shams have a stylish envelope enclosure on the back for a clean look, not the standard one open end. 

Parachute is committed to manufacturing products that surpass the most stringent safety and environmental protection standards. Their bedding is Oeko-Tex certified, meaning they’re free of synthetics and chemicals.

Sham Covers in Storm Blue  comes in a set of two

Sham Covers in Storm Blue comes in a set of two


GOOD TO KNOW

  • The Coverlet is large enough to comfortably fit on the mattress or can be folded and placed on the end. The coverlet is also good as a throw in the living/tv room.

  • Parachute offers a 90 night trial to see if the coverlet is right for you, with free shipping and free returns.

  • This Coverlet is easy to care for just machine wash cool using mild, liquid Laundry Detergent. Do not bleach. Iron on low heat if desired. Tumble dry low. That’s it!

  • The matelassé coverlets and shams are sourced and handcrafted in Portugal.

  • Parachute coverlets are handcrafted by artisans who have been weaving world class linens and bedding for over 80 years. The coverlets are made of the finest long-staple Egyptian cotton.

matelassé coverlet  in Dune color mixed with white percale

matelassé coverlet in Dune color mixed with white percale

The Feel + Under the Cover

The fabric is naturally soft and cooling.

Unlike other bedding brands, Parachute does not artificially soften its fabrics with silicon, formaldehyde or toxic chemicals. The 100% long-staple Egyptian cotton is in its purest and most natural form.

You will find the Coverlet is cool and soft to the touch. The cotton coverlet is very breathable and will get softer with continued use.


POINTS OF DISTINCTION

Points of Distinction

  • Softness, texture, color, and comfort is amazing

  • Light weight 100% cotton coverlet

  • Unique envelope closure on the shams for a clean look

  • Oeko-Tex-certified dyes and materials


PRICES

Matelassé Coverlet

SIZE PRICE
Full/Queen $209
King/Cal King $229

Matelassé Shams

SIZE PRICE
Standard $79
King $89

Who Should buy a Parachute Matelassé Coverlet?

People who want quality a lightweight coverlet in beautiful colors

Those looking for a coverlet that will make a stylish addition to a bedroom

Folks who want to turn their bedroom into a zen oasis with a lightweight, comfy, and cozy coverlet to do the trick

White  matelassé coverlets  and white sham

White matelassé coverlets and white sham

AT THE END ── Final thoughts

The Parachute Home Matelassé coverlet offers a high quality eco-friendly option from a company that is committed to good design. The coverlet is sophisticated, easy and classic.

We recommend Parachute ‘s coverlet because it is soft, lightweight and breathable. We love the colors and the styled looks on the site. If you want to make your bedroom in a conducing sleep haven, Parachute ’s coverlet is a great first step or addition.

Parachute Home bedding is an excellent choice.  Verified buyers routinely give the Matelassé Coverlet 5 star reviews.


REVIEW SCORES

SCORE BREAKOUT Points
OVERALL SCORE 1-10 9.8
Softness (with 10 most soft) 9.8
Quality (10 high quality) 9.9
Ease of Care (10 easist) 9.8
Feel (10 most luxurious) 9.9
Sleeps Cool 9.9
Service level 9.0
Price 9.8

Who is Parachute Home?

Parachute Home makes sheets, coverlets, duvet covers and merino blankets in beautiful colors. Their bedding uses eco-friendly materials. Parachute Home is headquartered in Santa Monica, CA


THE MATTRESS

Relatively new from Parachute Home, but already gaining a reputation as a 5 star product, this natural eco-friendly mattress is deigned and hand-crafted like all their products with attention to the details. Read our Review on The Mattress by Parachute Home.

Parachute Mattress  is designed as a luxury eco-friendly mattress combining micro coils and pocketed coil springs with a combination of New Zealand wool and cotton layers. The benefits of this combination is a firmer mattress for spinal alignment and overall better support.

Parachute Mattress is designed as a luxury eco-friendly mattress combining micro coils and pocketed coil springs with a combination of New Zealand wool and cotton layers. The benefits of this combination is a firmer mattress for spinal alignment and overall better support.

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