Sheridan Abbotson Linen Pillow Sham
Regular Price: $84.95
Regular Price: $84.95
Expertly crafted with 100% Belgian linen fibres, Sheridan's Abbotson linen pillow shams feature premium quality finely spun linen in natural and piece dyed muted tones.
Perfect for any climate, linen stays cooler than cotton in summer and warmer in winter. Linen is twice as durable as cotton, designed to last and last, becoming softer and more comfortable with every wash. Abbotson is a pre-washed linen, to create a relaxed yet refined aesthetic. Enhance your bedroom space with Abbotson linen quilt covers, sheets, pillowcases, bed covers and shams and mix up the colours to create your very own tailored look. Tip: Abbotson can be tumble dried without shrinkage. Pillowcases are sold separately.
Abbotson pillow shams are sold as individual units.Product Code: S28PCountry: Designed in Australia. Made in China.
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- Care Instructions & Labelling
We have spent many years of testing to understand how a product performs in actual day to day use, which in turn helps us to develop care instructions that will achieve the best longevity out of our products. This is what Sheridan and our customers expect and deserve.
Care instructions vary based on the constructions of each fabric and product so we have compiled some basic guidelines when it comes to caring for your linen.
What detergent should you use?
Use a mild detergent and wait until it is fully diluted in the water before putting sheets in the washing machine. Undiluted detergents can cause staining on the fabric. Read the amount recommended on the laundry liquid bottle or box to determine how much to use.
Sheridan recommends to use a detergent that is free from Optical Brightening Agents (OBAs). This is a very common ingredient in most of the detergents and is great for keeping whites white, however can also weaken and discolour certain fabric fibres. We recommend using a eucalyptus based detergent such as wool wash which you can find in your local supermarket.
Should you use fabric softener?
Fabric softener is not required with our Abbotson Linen. Linen is a beautiful, natural fabric that will soften dramatically with time and use.
How do I remove stains?
We recommend cleaning stains as quickly as possible after they appear, although we understand etiquette might sometimes prevent this. Try to not strenuously scrub the stain away, but rather to gently soak, wash or blot it out, this process can be repeated until optimum results are obtained. It is easier to remove stains from natural as opposed to synthetic fabrics because the natural fibres are living and more accepting of attention. Once a stain is truly set, however, it is often difficult to remove.
When a fabric comes in contact with bleach or benzoyl peroxide it will permanently stain/discolour. If the discolouration is a green hue it is due to bleach and if it is an orange hue then it is due to peroxide exposure. As these ingredients are known to be in certain skin and acne treatments, we recommend you be aware of the potential staining to your linen and take necessary precautions to avoid permanently damaging your linen.
What water temperature is best?
Sheridan recommends that all of our Abbotson Linen products be laundered using a gentle machine wash at 40 degrees. The warm water temperature setting is more effective at removing dirt and natural body oils and more importantly in removing chemical residue of the detergents from the fabric. Detergent residue will deteriorate the fabric fibres if they are not rinsed out properly.
The gentle wash cycle protects the natural fibres used in our product construction. With the slow cycle, the products are left in the washing machine for a longer period of time ensuring dirt and body oils are removed completely and all detergent is rinsed out of the fabric properly.
By not overloading the tub, avoiding excess heat, detergent and any additives, and choosing gentle cycles and thorough rinses, you will protect your linens from stress and damaging surface residue.
Should you put your Abbotson Linen in the dryer?
Air drying is best for the longevity of your linen sheets, but can sometimes leave the linen feeling a bit stiff to the touch. If you plan to air dry the sheets, 10-12 minutes on medium heat in the dryer before you hang them out to dry helps to re-orient the fibres after washing and leaves a soft finish on the surface of the fabric.
When drying linen sheets in the dryer, put one sheet and one pillowcase together at a time to avoid overloading. Drying items in smaller loads allows for even drying of your sheets. Dry the sheet and pillowcase for no longer than 20 minutes on the low or medium heat setting. Repeat this process for the remaining items. Remember: linen dries much faster than cotton so be cautious as to not over dry your linen sheets as this will weak their natural fibres and potentially cause them to deteriorate.
Remove the sheets from the dryer while they are still slightly damp. Spread them out neatly on the bed or hang them over a railing or shower curtain rod to finish air-drying. Gravity will do the work of eliminating nearly all wrinkles. The cool, gentle flutter of a ceiling fan is also great for the final stage of drying. Remember these steps and you will be amazed by how quickly the linen is dry and how soft it becomes with each wash.
Please always ensure your bedlinen is completely dry before storing in your linen closet to prevent any dampness and mildew.
By following our recommended care instructions you will prolong the life of your bed linen and be able to enjoy it for many years to come.
- Shipping & Returns
DISPATCH TIME: 1-2 business days.
STANDARD DELIVERY – FREE for signed in members on all orders, otherwise $9.95.Metro: 5 business days after dispatch. Regional: up to 8 business days after dispatch. Tracking for standard and express delivery for Australian orders is available through Australian Post using the tracking number in your dispatch email.
NEW ZEALAND SHIPPING
DISPATCH TIME: 1-2 business days.
STANDARD DELIVERY – FREE for signed in members on orders over $150, otherwise $19.95. Delivery: Up to 14 business days after dispatch. Tracking is available by using the tracking number in your dispatch email.
NEW ZEALAND TAXES AND FEES
Your order will be charged in Australian (AUD) dollars but will exclude Australian GST (Goods and Services Tax). Because customs policies vary from country to country, international orders may be subject to local customs charges. We cannot mark international orders as a gift as a way of bypassing or reducing customs fees. Any customs, import duties and associated fees are the responsibility of the recipient and are charged once the parcel reaches its country of destination. If goods are above the threshold and customs entry is required, our logistics partner will charge an additional admin handling fee for customs clearance. For more information about your country's custom policies, please contact your local customs office.
FREE* 30 DAY CHANGE OF MIND RETURNS
Most items (excluding hygiene sensitive items) can be exchanged or returned within 30 days from the date of purchase either online using our prepaid returns label or in one of our Sheridan Outlet stores.
*Returns are free of charge for Members where their order was over $150 and they were signed in when the order was placed. For all other orders $9.95 will be deducted off the refund amount.
Candles, aroma reeds and fragrance can only be returned to a Sheridan Outlet store (not online) and must be returned sealed in original packaging.
Any large items purchased online from our Home Décor and Outdoor & Garden categories, such as rugs, furniture, artwork and frames, cannot be returned instore and must be returned using our online return system. If the item is bulky or fragile, it may require carrier collection rather than being sent through the post. Please contact our Customer Service Team if you wish to return one of these items.
Note: For hygiene reasons, all Bed Toppers, Quilts, Pillows, Pillow Protectors and Mattress Protectors are non-returnable unless faulty.
We accept returns for all faulty goods. Our goods come with guarantees that cannot be excluded under the Australian Consumer Law or the New Zealand Consumer Guarantees Act. You are entitled to a replacement or refund for a major failure and for compensation for any other reasonably foreseeable loss or damage.
For more information, please see refer to our full Shipping & Returns policy.