Put on a Duvet Cover

Here's how to easily stuff the duvet in and you won't feel as if you've been in a three-way wrestling match!

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Step 4

Hold on tight to the duvet-cover combo, and shake. As you shimmy, the duvet cover will fall right side out, down and over the duvet itself.

Shake Comforter Into Duvet CoverEnlarge Photo+Shrink Photo-DK - House Works © 2010 Dorling Kindersley Limited

Step 5

Flip the newly covered, freshly fluffed duvet up and over the bed, and turn your attention to the cover’s bottom. Some covers have sewn-in pockets; if so, tuck the duvet’s remaining corners into place.

Duvet CoverEnlarge Photo+Shrink Photo-DK - House Works © 2010 Dorling Kindersley Limited

Step 6

Fasten the bottom of the duvet cover; some makes have snaps, others have buttons or ties. When you’ve finished fastening, give the duvet a final shake to distribute the down or filling. Bed made!

Fasten Buttons on Duvet CoverEnlarge Photo+Shrink Photo-DK - House Works © 2010 Dorling Kindersley Limited

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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