I received this pair of sheets for Christmas three years ago and I never did like them. The fitted sheet was a little too big for the bed and it wrinkled when sleeping on it. I put the pair of sheets in the box of items I collect to take to Goodwill, which gives me a little time to really know if I want to part with this item.
Later, a thought popped in my head that taking up the pocket seams might make the sheet fit better. I tried it and it worked. Now they are my favorite sheets.
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I want to know how to alter a fitted sheet that is too large (loose) for my mattress. My particular sheet has elastic all the way around.
If this is the issue your best bet is to take it up on both sides of the sheet. You need to figure out how many inches should be removed. Now divide this in half. Along the toip edge of the mattress you should measure for the tuck. I would not do this in the middle or even close to the elastic. But if you make a tuck on the top of this it should work well for you. So basically where the ribbing is on the mattress is where you will be making your tucks and taking the shit in. Then the sheet will fit the top of the bed and the eleastic ends will hook in correctly.
You could take in the elastic, by stitching it tighter, this will give you a better fit!
Maybe this video can help you! www.youtube.com/
I have had some success with using large safety pins and pinning the sheet under the mattress. It works if I am not extra restless, but sometimes nothing helps.
This video looks like a decent solution!
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