Making a Bedhugger Comforter

June 15, 2005

A little girl in bed with her stuffed animal.Does anyone know how to make a "hugger" comforter from an existing comforter? My granddaughter has recently been given bunk beds and I think it would be easier for her to make the beds if she had hugger comforters (fitted on one end). They are very expensive to buy, but it seems to be that a regular comforter could be cut down and then made to fit on one end. I just can't seem to picture how to do it...


Any help will be appreciated. Thanks.

Martha from VT


By Lucille Gifford (Guest Post)
June 16, 20051 found this helpful
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I have never done this but perhaps you could try this suggestion. Place the quilt on the bed and tuck in the bottom section as you would a sheet. At the corners fold up the edges to the top of the mattress and lay the top of the quilt over the fold. Pin in place and sew by machine.

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By Tania (Guest Post)
July 13, 20060 found this helpful
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Put the quilt on the bed upside down. Using large safety pins creat a "basted" seam along the bottom corner. Stitch and trim.

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By (Guest Post)
March 20, 20070 found this helpful
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One suggestion - use a regular comforter and buy straps to hold it on the mattress. Bed Bath and Beyond is just one store that offers these - click on link:

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I just came across your website and we love it if you could send me your instructions for making a bedhugger. The bedcover that came with our RV is horrendous and it needs to be replaced. Thanks so much!

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