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    Senior Member barking-rabbit's Avatar
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    Do you fold your sheets?
    I like to fold them right out of the dryer. I worked in a retail linen store for six years. Part of my job was to repackage opened and returned items.

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    I fold my sheets.... I wasn't aware there were ppl that may not fold sheets... if u do not fold ur sheets how do u get them to sit on the shelf in the linen closet???

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    I fold sheets for what was mentioned in the 2nd post- for stacking in the closet.

    But, this begs the question- is there a fancy way to do it that we should be aware of?

    I just fold in half, fold in half again, etc, until it's square enough to fit my shelf.

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    I fold them for stacking in the closet and to keep the wrinkles to the minimal. My husband he rolls them in a ball and throws them in the closet.

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    they get folded as best as I can get them... the fitted sheet is such a PITA!

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    I fold and love it when they are line dried!

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    My wife and i both fold our sheets. But when i was a youngster, my grand mother ironed her sheets the folded them, and i helped...

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    I fold and put them all in a pillow case and stack in the closet..that way everything is together when you are ready to use them.

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    Quote Originally Posted by valsma
    I fold them for stacking in the closet and to keep the wrinkles to the minimal. My husband he rolls them in a ball and throws them in the closet.
    You DH is my kind of man:) Roll and toss works for me:)

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    Quote Originally Posted by gunny148
    My wife and i both fold our sheets. But when i was a youngster, my grand mother ironed her sheets the folded them, and i helped...
    My Grandmother ironed sheets too. She ironed everything! I remember the bottle she used with the holes poked on top of it. She'd be appalled to know I just hang my jeans up when they come out of the dryer and wear them un-ironed :shock: :-P

    Yes, I fold my sheets.

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    I fold only when changing for seasons otherwise I just pull them from the dryer and put right back on the bed most of the time. Sometimes I do need to go for a color change though ;-)

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    Yes, but my I don't do well with the fitted ones.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Scrap Happy
    Quote Originally Posted by gunny148
    My wife and i both fold our sheets. But when i was a youngster, my grand mother ironed her sheets the folded them, and i helped...
    My Grandmother ironed sheets too. She ironed everything! I remember the bottle she used with the holes poked on top of it. She'd be appalled to know I just hang my jeans up when they come out of the dryer and wear them un-ironed :shock: :-P

    Yes, I fold my sheets.
    granny used a bottle had water in it an she would sprinkle water on what ever she ironed. Simpler times i guess

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    Quote Originally Posted by lisainmo
    I fold and put them all in a pillow case and stack in the closet..that way everything is together when you are ready to use them.
    Great idea. Why didn't I think of that.

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    Yep, I fold and place in pillow case.

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    I like to put them right back on the bed out of the dryer! or off the clothesline now the weather is good

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    Yep I. Fold and pillowcase them too! Learned easiest way to fold fitted sheets from Martha Stewart.

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    My sheets get folded. I never knew there was another way..

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    Folding helps keep the wrinkles at bay besides keeping the sheets on the shelf... you don't have to duck when opening the linen closet.

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    I fold and put in pillowcase also. See if I can explain this way of folding the fitted sheets - take the two shorter ends (top & bottom) and tuck one end inside the other; then fold the sides in to make a rectangle and then fold as usual. Make any sense?

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    Ours go right back on the bed.

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    I do this too, for the spare ones. But for the ones I use, really, I take them off, wash and dry, and put them right back on the bed. No folding required!

    Quote Originally Posted by lisainmo
    I fold and put them all in a pillow case and stack in the closet..that way everything is together when you are ready to use them.

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    Yes, I fold my sheets and pillowcases. I remember ironing them when I was a lot younger. Lucky for me they had invented permanent press by the time I got married. No more ironing sheets and pillowcases.

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    Mine are always folded otherwise I could never fit them into my small linen shelf.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sgardner
    I fold sheets for what was mentioned in the 2nd post- for stacking in the closet.

    But, this begs the question- is there a fancy way to do it that we should be aware of?

    I just fold in half, fold in half again, etc, until it's square enough to fit my shelf.
    Me too!!

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