How to Fold a Fitted Sheet in 6 Easy Steps

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There is something so satisfying about an orderly linen cupboard, but if your closet is bulging with untidy piles of unruly bedlinen, do not despair. Our linen fitted sheets may not need ironing (hooray!) but if you are wondering how to fold fitted sheets and store them neatly, read on. All you need is this step-by-step guide to folding a fitted sheet and you’ll be on your way to linen cupboard heaven.

How to fold a fitted sheet – Step 1:

Lay the sheet wrong side up on a flat surface (the bed is easiest), but you could do it on the floor as well.

How to fold a fitted sheet Step 1

How to fold a fitted sheet – Step 2:

Take hold of the corners nearest to you by putting your hands inside each corner (so you are holding the right side and the corners flap over your hands), and tuck them inside the furthest two corners.

How to fold a fitted sheet Step 2

How to fold a fitted sheet – Step 3:

Fold each of the sides in slightly to create a rectangle shape.

How to fold a fitted sheet Step 3

How to fold a fitted sheet – Step 4:

Fold in half lengthways.

How to fold a fitted sheet Step 4

How to fold a fitted sheet – Step 5:

Fold both sides in so they meet.

How to fold a fitted sheet Step 5

How to fold a fitted sheet – Step 6:

Fold in half widthways.

How to fold a fitted sheet Step 6

How to fold a fitted sheet – Step 7:

Fold again.

How to fold a fitted sheet Step 7

Et voila! A neat, compact square ready for storing. You’re welcome.

And if you’re feeling especially organised, why not slip the fitted sheet plus a matching duvet cover inside a pillow case? Then you’ve got a handy bundle of matching bedlinen ready to go whenever you need it. If you are passionate about maximizing the space you have here is a nice article on “Packing Minimalist Way for your Vacations“.

You could get more useful tips on our blog e.g. ‘How to care for linen fabric‘ or ‘How to wash linen‘.

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