How to fix sheet

How to fix sheet

To solve problem of eternally gathering bed linen, it is possible to make the hands sheet on elastic band. This problem in children's beds is especially relevant, children are rather mobile even in dream.

It is required to you

  • - centimeter;
  • - pencil;
  • - scissors;
  • - fabric;
  • - linen elastic band;


1. Measure length and width of krovatny mattress. Also carry out measurements of its thickness.

2. To length add thickness of mattress and +10 more centimeters. Do the same with width. Let's say length of mattress is equal to 215 cm, width – 120, and thickness – 5 cm. In this case you add thickness (5+5 cm) and 10+10 more =245 cm to length (215 cm). Further 120+15+15=150 cm. For tailoring of sheet on elastic band you will need cut of material of 235 by 140 cm. These additional 10 cm will go for formation of seams and also will partially leave under mattress.

3. Measure from sheet corner in both directions on 15 cm (5 cm – height of mattress and 10 cm – allowance for seams) and draw the flat lines parallel to the parties of sheet until they meet in one point. The turned-out square needs to be cut. Just the same procedure needs to be done with the remained three corners of sheet.

4. After pattern of the place of cuts on corner of sheet you zastrochit double seam. For this purpose put the parties of cuts reverse to reverse and stitch seam in 5 mm, doing clips at the edges.

5. After that turn seam inside out and put fabric face to face, having stitched it seam 7 mm wide, doing clips at the edges. Thus, edges of cuts and the first seam will remain inside.

6. Do the same procedure in accuracy for the remained three cuts, watching that corners of sheet were folded by face side of seam all in one party that it was formed such "boxes without cover".

7. On perimeter of sheet stitch drawstring 1.5-2 cm wide.

8. Measure perimeter of the turned-out sheet and measure piece of elastic band 20-30 cm smaller. Pass elastic band throughout drawstring and connect. The sheet on elastic band is ready.

Author: «MirrorInfo» Dream Team