Primary French Linen Sheets Review
Overall Score 9.6
Primary Goods Review
Since 2013 Primary Goods has been creating products to solve problems. The focus of the team is to constantly look for ways to improve upon the experiences of everyday life, like making your bed up, with simple solutions, fresh thinking with clever design and good taste.
MAKING YOUR BED BECAME SO EASY
Primary Goods bedding is 100% French Linen with a smart twist that makes the sheet set a huge time saver and the ultimate in bedding convenience. The clever use of its snaps that run down the sides of the top sheet and attach to the duvet cover. Volià – by pulling up and straightening the duvet your bed is made – so simple! And by making the top sheet slightly smaller than the duvet there is no need for tucking in excess sheet fabric or hospital corners. Wow – what could be simpler. The team estimates you save about 2 minutes a day with Primary Bedding and you are more likely to make your bed before each day.
Stays Cool & Super Comfortable
Utility aside, the MAIN reason to buy the Primary Goods French Linen sheets is because they feel amazing when you sleep on them. We found these high quality French Linen sheets cool to sleep on, cozy and super soft. The colors are muted with stone a wash process and the relaxed crumpled look is a style that looks easy yet styled. The Primary bedding price is a lot less than you pay at the department store plus linen sheets are more durable than cotton. Finally we found was that with each wash, these linen sheets got softer.
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WHAT WE LOVE
French Linen • Clever Design • Style • Convenience
The linen from Primary Bedding goes through a final stone wash process. Special white volcanic stones soften the linen and produce the vintage color and chic style to this bedding.
Because the top sheet attaches to the duvet, there are no more tangled sheets at your feet, No more searching for the sheet at night. And in the morning you just pull up the duvet, straighten and you are on your way - the need to tuck in the sheet when making up your bed is eliminated.
The design of the top sheet is ingenious. It is slightly smaller than the duvet cover so there is no extra fabric that has to be tucked in.
The Primary team identified the best supplier of French Linen for their bedding. French linen is considered to be the finest linen. France offers the best environment to grow and produce flax, the plant that linen is made from, plus it's a renewable resource which we like. French linen doesn’t pill, stretch or lose its shape, and it’s a durable fabric that softens with every wash. Primary chose linen because it is far superior to cotton. it’s stronger, more breathable, and lasts longer.
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WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT LINEN
Linen sheets are warm in the winter and cool in the summer. Linen is a breathable fabric that is light and airy. The high quality french linen used by Primary bedding is an excellent upgrade to your sleep and bedding look.
French linen also has natural hypo-allergenic properties. The University of Milan Sleep Research Center found that you fall asleep faster, sleep deeper, and wake up in a better mood after sleeping on linen sheets.
The duvet cover and top sheet attach to each other via snaps on the sides. You simply snap the closures and place on the fitted sheet so when you arrange the duvet the top sheet does the same. Making your bed just became so quick and simple!
A queen sets start at $269 for a duvet cover and top sheet. You can purchase 2 color shams separately. There are four colors Nature, Charcoal Gray, Rosewood and Pure White available for the duvet cover. The pillow cases, top and fitted sheets are white and can be purchased for $45 & $89 respectively.
The fitted sheet features an elastic strip a quarter up from the bottom corner to keep the sheet in place. Our testing found it really worked well even with a 14 inch high mattress.
GOOD TO KNOW
Primary Goods sheets comfortably fit mattresses up to 14 inches high.
Primary does offer a 'Forever Warranty' — if anything that’s defective, or not up to the standard they promise they will exchange it for you — no questions asked.
The first time you wash the sheets there is shedding fluff in the dryer. This minimized over the next three washings. The good news, even when taking out the sheets on the first dryer run, they had no little threads hanging. After putting the sheets on the mattress, it was a soft comfy feel. Not scratchy or itchy, just a cool touch on the skin.
The duvet cover has loops in the corners to hold the insert in position.
POINTS OF DISTINCTION
THE FEEL + UNDER THE COVER
The fabric is naturally soft and cooling. The French Linen continues to soften with each washing. There is a wrinkled look unless you want to iron the sheets. We suggest taking out the sheets while still a little damp and then ironing for best results. For those who like the relaxed vintage look, skip the ironing. Take out the sheets when dry, shake and straighten out wrinkles on the mattress. Perfect Style.
Primary French linen goes through a stonewashed process which gives the bedding a soft texture and a more casual appearance.
Who Should buy Primary Goods French Linen sheets?
✓ People who want quality Linen sheets in muted colors
✓ Those looking for cool sheets with breath-ability
✓ People who like a contemporary relaxed vintage look
✓ People who are concerned about bacteria - linen has an antibacterial
quality, which tends to suppresses bacteria.
AT THE END ── Final thoughts
We highly recommend Primary Goods sheets because they are simply nice to sleep on. There is no scratchiness or itchy feel, just a soft touch on the skin. The stonewashed vintage colors add a relaxed contemporary style. Primary bedding french linen has a great feel, awesome relaxed look —that stay cool and comfortable.
The University of Milan Sleep Research Center found that people sleep deeper and fall asleep quicker on linen sheets. The Primary bedding confirmed this research to us, you won’t find a better option, especially at this price.