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Folding sheets

Discussion in 'Personal' started by lapinrose, Nov 27, 2015.

  1. lapinrose

    lapinrose Star commenter

  2. grumpydogwoman

    grumpydogwoman Star commenter

    My God! I didn't think such a thing was possible. This breaks the known rules of the physical universe!
  3. foxtail3

    foxtail3 Star commenter

    Do you know- as long as they fit in the airing cupboard, I don't mind if there a corners sticking out.
    aspensquiver likes this.
  4. InkyP

    InkyP Star commenter

    I saw this on FB a while ago. It is surprisingly satisfying to fold fitted sheets into a neat parcel.
    anotherauntsally likes this.
  5. jubilee

    jubilee Star commenter

    I don't understand what is groundbreaking about that. I've always done it and don't need a sofa for it. I manage it on the ironing board.
    anotherauntsally likes this.
  6. grumpydogwoman

    grumpydogwoman Star commenter


    I sort of wrestle with it and then shove it away with some embarrassment.
    aspensquiver likes this.
  7. rosievoice

    rosievoice Star commenter

    I have always folded fitted sheets this way. I can also make a neat rectangular parcel with circular tablecloths.*boasts*

    If you really want to be impressed by speedy folding, have a look on youtube for "how to fold a tee shirt in 3 seconds" (or similar)

    Other cotton products are available.
    anotherauntsally likes this.
  8. grumpydogwoman

    grumpydogwoman Star commenter

    Oh, I think I hate you all now. :(
    lizziescat likes this.
  9. rosievoice

    rosievoice Star commenter

  10. lizziescat

    lizziescat Star commenter

    I'm with GDW on this.
    I cant' understand the instructions or video anyway
  11. Lascarina

    Lascarina Star commenter

    JFC. Who folds or irons sheets? I just shove them in the cupboard un-ironed and unfolded.
    aspensquiver likes this.
  12. jubilee

    jubilee Star commenter

    It's just a matter of folding the sheet in half and matching the corners, then folding again at 90 degrees. I then fit it over the ironing board and give it a quick press on what will be the inside before folding in the outer edges of the sheet to form a rectangle. Then reduce to the required size for storage. It's much easier than ironing and folding a shirt.
  13. Lascarina

    Lascarina Star commenter

    I wouldn't dream of doing that either.
  14. grumpydogwoman

    grumpydogwoman Star commenter

    Nah. I'm not showing this to the lady who does my ironing. I'd rather she spends more time walking the dogs. I'll sacrifice sheet-precision to dog-happiness, I think.

    And the shirts? Morrisons.

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  15. Lascarina

    Lascarina Star commenter

    I put a like for the poster. I wouldn't dream of paying anyone else to do jobs I could do myself if I believed they were worth doing.
  16. ScotSEN

    ScotSEN Senior commenter

    I just wash and dry them and put them straight back on the bed!
    Lascarina likes this.
  17. Jude Fawley

    Jude Fawley Star commenter

    I've always got sheets on the maiden!
  18. jubilee

    jubilee Star commenter

    Lightly ironing and folding sheets mean that they take up less room in the cupboard. certain poly cotton ones don't need ironing if hung up to dry straight after the wash cycle but 100% cotton ones are nicer ironed and easier to stack.
  19. Sillow

    Sillow Lead commenter

    Like ScotSEN, I wash the sheet when I first get up, hang it up and put it back on the bed before I go to sleep. Zero ironing, zero folding.
    ScotSEN likes this.
  20. Spiritwalkerness

    Spiritwalkerness Star commenter

    In a previous life I worked in a hotel - if we used fitted sheets this was how we had to fold them.

    Yes readers, I was the person who folded yer loo roll into a little point.
    ScotSEN likes this.

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