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and elasticated them all round. Bought a new one today and have just washed it. Nightmare to hang out. Can't imagine how I'm going to fold it
Probably a good fit on the bed though...
LOL I have one of these! They ARE a nightmare to fold too! I end up just rolling it all up and shoving it in the back of the airing cupboard!
i thought fitted sheets were supposed to be screwed up instead of folded
Send Anthea an email.
Ah, but they do stay on the bed much better, instead of creeping up at the sides
I never fold my fitted sheets - hang them out pegged by the corners (they hang much like a hammock, almost looks inviting) and then I losely fold/roll them and stuff them into the airing cupboard.
The beauty of fitted sheets is that they are stretched over the mattress, so any creases are effectively 'pulled' out. (well that is what I tell myself )
They are foldable...I will tell you how if you promise not to mock me
is that the martha method WW?
Not sure i'd fancy trying it with all-round elastic.
No, it's the Wendy method afaik
I have sheets elasticated all round and it works with them.
How does the martha method go?
Wendy, I would like to know
I will not mock.
OK, Kathy - I will try to explain (it would be easier to draw a picture!)
Lay the sheet on a flat surface (eg a made bed) with elastic facing up all round.
Fold it in half, bottom to top.
Turn what were the bottom corners inside out, tuck them inside the top corners, and level the sides by folding inwards.
This should leave you with a long flat oblong which you can fold into a neat parcel.
Does that make sense?
Oh I see, that turning inside out and tucking is clever!
don't know if my method is the martha method, but...
stand at top of stairwell with sheet over the bannisters, dangling down, your hands should be tucked inside the top two corners, with the elastic facing you
put right corner over left corner onto left hand
now get right bottom corner and put on left hand
then left bottom corner
hold onto elastic bits all together, and give it a good shake, so that the free edges are lined up
now it's easy to fold neatly
hold on, I'll try and find some picks
et voila - the Martha Method
well done, mrs b, you got there first
she is in my Favourites
Harumph - date on that is 1997 - I've been doing it my way much longer than that! Shall I sue her?
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