How to Fold Fitted Sheets

Oh, the dreaded fitted sheets. Follow these four simple steps on how to fold them perfectly to keep your linen closet clutter free.
By: Aimee Lane
Folded Fitted Sheets

Folded Fitted Sheets

Grab Corners

Slip both hands into two adjacent, inside-out corners of the longer side of the fitted sheet.

Folding Fitted Sheets

Folding Fitted Sheets

Tuck All Sides In

Bring these sides together and tuck the folds together so the right side of the fabric is showing (image 1). Continue holding the tucked side in one hand, and use your other hand to tuck the other two sides hanging together (image 2). Bring the two doubled sides together so that all four tucked corners are folded neatly together.

Fold In Elastic Edges

Lay the folded fitted sheet on a flat surface, fold in the elastic edges and straighten out any wrinkles.

Folding Fitted Sheets

Folding Fitted Sheets

Continue Folding

Continue folding until the fitted sheet is in the rectangle size you prefer in your linen closet (images 1 and 2).

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