Why a wool quilt should be your winter bedding of choice

Warm yet breathable, plus our favourites to shop this season.
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As the nights get cooler, we continuously look for new ways to stay warm. Whether that’s by finding a new energy-efficient heater for the living room or an outdoor firepit so we can still stay toasty outdoors, staying warm is definitely high on the agenda this season.

And, when it comes to staying warm at home, swapping out your summer bedding for a wool quilt is a popular option for many Australian households. So, if you’re on the hunt for a new wool quilt to snuggle up in for your best night’s sleep, then you’re at the right place.

Wool quilts are a highly desirable bedding choice for those who seek comfort and warmth. Below are some key benefits that make wool quilts a popular choice in Australia. 

(Credit: Photography: Tim O’Connor | Stylist: Jessica Lillico)

What are the benefits of a wool quilt?


As it’s a popular material for winter bedding, it goes almost without saying that wool is renowned for its outstanding insulation properties. Its unique structure creates tiny air pockets that trap heat, providing excellent warmth during chilly nights. 


Although wool quilts trap heat to keep you toasty warm all night long, they are still incredibly breathable. That means you won’t wake up from overheating in the middle of the night.  


Wool fibres naturally resist dust mites, mould, and mildew, making wool quilts an excellent choice for individuals with allergies or sensitivities.

The best wool quilts to buy in Australia 2023


MiniJumbuk Everyday Australian wool quilt, from $369.99, Myer

Made with the brand’s famous Airlight Technology, the MiniJumbuk Everyday Australian wool quilt is a great all-rounder to have in your bedding collection. With its super light cotton casing and advanced Airlight Technology – a special process applied to the wool fibre that allows each layer to trap more air – this quilt offers superior insulating properties that will keep you warm all night.



Lana washable winter wool quilt, from $299.99, Canningvale

Sleep in luxury with this 100 per cent wool quilt from Canningvale. With a nine out of 10 warmth rating, you know you’ll stay nice and toasty all night long. Plus, this wool quilt is machine washable, so maintenance is stress-free.



Downtime Australian washable wool quilts, $209.99 (usually $349.99)

Your ultimate sleep companion is here. The Downtime Australian washable wool quilt is made from premium Australian wool and a cotton casing for that extra touch of soft luxury.



Woolstar Eco Luxe Australian wool quilt, from $339, Pillow Talk

Counting sheep to get to sleep will become a thing of the past thanks to the Eco Luxe Australian wool quilt from Woolstar. With a 500gsm Tasmanian wool fill finished with a breathable cotton cover, a restful night’s sleep – on repeat – is now a reality. 



Morgan & Finch wool quilt, from $119.95 (usually $199.95), Bed Bath N’ Table

Wake up feeling warm and well-rested with the natural benefits of this wool quilt from Morgan & Finch. Crafted from 100 per cent Australian Pure New wool filling – an inherently biodegradable and renewable resource – apart from its obvious insulation properties, this quilt also repels cool outside air whilst remaining naturally breathable.



Sheridan Deluxe Australian wool all seasons quilt, $501.99 (usually $729.99), Myer

Given its name, this wool quilt from Sheridan is suitable for all seasons. Crafted from 100 per cent Australian wool encased in a breathable organic cotton cover, this wool quilt will help regulate body temperature so you can sleep comfortably all year round.



Tontine Aussie Wool all seasons quilt, from $89, Big W

Filled with premium Australian Wool, this quilt provides medium warmth all year round. And, thanks to the natural temperature-regulating properties of wool, a warm and comfortable sleep is guaranteed.


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