how to fold bedsheets

If your linen closet is looking sad and messy, maybe it’s time to update your sheet-folding skills. According to The Complete Guide to Imperfect Homemaking, there are four simple techniques to fold your sheets to make them look as guest ready as the sheets in home decorating magazines.

folding bedsheets neatly

The simple-to-follow instructions all start out the same way: folding the fitted sheet into a neat little flat package. The top sheet is then folded in the same way. The difference between the four methods is only in the way the pillowcase is folded. You can make the sheet set look like a little gift waiting to be opened, or tuck the sheet set inside the pillowcase and fold it neatly.

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Folding sheets neatly is a learned skill, so don’t be discouraged if they don’t look Martha Stewart perfect on the first try. However, perfection isn’t necessary – unless you really are Martha Stewart.