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Can you make Fitted sheets smaller?
No matter your mattress or futon size 鈥?king, queen, full, California king, twin long 鈥?there comes a time when you need to make the fitted sheets smaller. The good news is that you can make sheets fit tight easily at home.
Why do my Fitted Sheets not fit my mattress?
Fitted sheets that don鈥檛 fit Another issue is fitted sheets that simply fit too loosely, especially if your mattress isn鈥檛 particularly deep. Either your sheets were simply designed too loose, or with time and multiple washes, the elastic is stretching or failing altogether.
How do you cut a fitted sheet to fit a mattress?
Double the depth measurement, add 2鈥?so that you鈥檒l be able to tuck the edges of the fitted sheet under the mattress, and add that number to both the length and the width to calculate the dimensions of the fabric that you鈥檒l cut from the larger fitted sheet; my cut is 47鈥硏85鈥?
How do you make a fitted sheet with pockets?
Use a sewing machine to sew these edges together to form the pockets. You will need elastics as well to make the fitted sheet. You will need four pieces of elastics. The length can be 6 inches or more. Use at least a 1/4鈥?width elastic.