Flannel lovers say the Pinzon Signature 190-Gram Velvet Flannel Sheet Set, sold exclusively at Amazon.com, is a good bet for softness and warmth at a reasonable price. Reviewers find that the sheets resist wrinkling, pilling, fading and shrinking admirably well, even after long-term use. However, some owners complain of tears and shedding and others report issues with fit, including too-small pillowcases.
Soft and substantial. Pinzon's Signature 190-Gram Velvet Flannel Sheet Set is made of double-napped, combed cotton. At 190 grams per square meter, the sheets weigh 5.6 ounces per square yard, which experts say is ideal for lasting warmth. Reviewers say the sheets don't disappoint on the comfort front, delivering both softness and warmth with a pleasantly substantial feel.
No wrinkles, but colors can be off. These flannel sheets are available in nine colors ranging from neutrals to deeper hues, but no patterns. A few users complain that their sheets aren't true to the colors depicted at Amazon.com, but most say they don't wrinkle in the dryer. The fitted sheet has 15-inch pockets that can accommodate deeper mattresses. The sheets are sold as a set, with pillowcases (Est. $15-$17) and a coordinating duvet cover (Est. $80-$90) also available separately.
Concerns over shedding, fit. Most long-term owners of Pinzon's Signature 190-Gram Velvet Flannel Sheet Set are pleased with the sheets' durability, saying they withstand many trips through the washer and dryer without significant pilling, fading or shrinking. However, some reviewers complain of excessive shedding, while others say the sheets develop holes or tears. A few add that colors fade in the wash. Other users find that the fitted sheet is too big and the flat sheet is too small, while several say the pillowcases aren't long enough.
Owners give these Pinzon flannel sheets 4.7 stars out of 5 after nearly 1,200 reviews. The vast majority says they're soft, thick and warm. Most add that the sheets are durable and don't fade, pill or shrink after repeated washings. However, some users complain of excessive shedding.
Review: Pinzon Signature 190-Gram Velvet Flannel Sheet Set, Contributors to Amazon.com, As of July 2013
Based on consumer reviews, Pinzon's 190-gram flannel sheets get top scores among rated bed sheets here, with most owners calling them soft and warm. Although the site compares products and offers a short buying guide, it lists very few pros and cons.
Review: Bedding Reviews, Ratings & Comparisons, Editors of SleepLikeTheDead.com, July 2, 2013