How to fold a fitted sheet with elastic all around. It all depends where im folding laundry. Its amazing how something like folding a fitted sheet can drive so many people crazy. Once the fitted sheet has been folded in half lay the folded sheet on a surface. A flat sheet is simply a rectangular sheet of cloth while a fitted sheet has its four corners and sometimes two or four sides fitted with elastic to be used only as a bottom sheetthe fitted sheet may also be secured using a drawstring instead of elastic.
How to fold a fitted sheet. I use my bed sometimes the dryer or my couch. My husband likes to help me fold the fitted sheets from our bed because he is always so impressed that i brought that skill to our marriagei called him in to help me fold a fitted sheet after i finished my first one he got the biggest kick out of. I found two tutorials online that i referenced one from prudent baby and one from sew4home tools and supplies needed.
While making flat sheets and pillowcases involves sewing in a straight line a homemade fitted sheet can prove more difficult to sew. 2 yards of flat elastic. Learning how to fold a fitted sheet is like riding a bicycle. Both tasks can seem overly complicated at first but once youve done them smoothly they become second nature.
I made the perfect fitted sheet for two different containers and it was so easy with your directions. You sweet sweet lady. 2 yards of 44 45 wide fabric. Bed sheets come in two main varieties.
Say goodbye to your crinkly balled up linens with this quick and easy method for how to fold a fitted sheet. Heres our how to fold a fitted sheet video which has been very popular with many readers. If youve ever gotten frustrated and stuffed your fitted sheets in your linen. While the elastic corners on a fitted sheet are helpful for keeping them on a mattress they make folding the sheets a real pain.
I fold the fitted sheet the same i fold the flat sheet in half and then fold it enough so it is the same width as the already folded fitted sheet youll have the half length lay the fitted sheet on the flat sheet and fold the 2 together fold the pillow cases in half length wise fold in half then into forth layplace the folded fitted sheet on the folded all together into a single package. Fold a sheet in half longways and hold it behind your back then drape one corner over one of your shoulders pulling until it reaches your waist. You can make bedding yourself by sewing fitted sheets. How to fold a fitted sheet.