Mitering a Sheet

Mitering a sheet bottom keeps it snug and sharp beneath the bed covers.

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Step 4

Drop the triangle of sheet down toward the floor, then tuck it under the mattress to form a mitered corner. Smooth the hanging sheet bottom underneath the mattress, all the way to head of the bed. Repeat on the other side of the bed.

Tight Mitered CornersEnlarge Photo+Shrink Photo-DK - House Works © 2010 Dorling Kindersley Limited

Tip

Designate a color, pattern or style of sheet for each bed, and you’ll know at a glance which belongs to which.

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Excerpted from Houseworks, by Cynthia Townley Ewer

Text Copyright © 2006, 2010, Cynthia Townley Ewer, extracts from Houseworks, reproduced with permission from Dorling Kindersley Limited

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