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Old 07-26-2011, 03:17 PM   #21
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Egyptian cotton sheets are my favorite! I recently got married and my husband and I can't seem to match the comfort level of my parents sheets. The thread count makes such a difference and all the department stores we have gone to only have lower thread counts. We are thinking about just getting them offline, but not being able to feel them before buying them seems like it would be risky! Can anyone tell me if the Egyptian cotton at http://www.exceptionalsheets.com is worth looking into?
Thanks for any advice! I just can't seem to find what I'm looking for.
We have 800 thread count on our home mattress that we picked up at Bed Bath & Beyond, on sale for $70. We picked up the 500 thread count at Wal Mart for $50. They also have 600 thread count for around $70, I believe. They are very comfortable, and get softer and softer each time you wash them. Personally, I wouldn't spend $105 on sheets for a bed I'm not sleeping in full time. ($105 at Exceptionalsheets.com for a queen set.) Wal Mart has samples you feel before you buy. We're very happy with them.
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Old 07-26-2011, 03:27 PM   #22
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"Can anyone tell me if the Egyptian cotton at http://www.exceptionalsheets.com is worth looking into?
Thanks for any advice! I just can't seem to find what I'm looking for.

$160 for 1200 thread count on this website. Plus shipping? Nope, ain't gonna happen. That is highway robbery, especially since you can find them at flea markets, etc. all over the place.
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Old 10-17-2011, 01:11 AM   #23
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There are some ebay sellers that have really nice short queen sheets for $60/set. They are from India. 600-100 tread count and 10+ colors to pick from.
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Old 10-17-2011, 10:02 AM   #24
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Thank you, I will check ebay, never thought of that.
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Old 01-14-2012, 11:44 PM   #25
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I also use the elastic clips, remindes me of the old nylon holders, I only use one on the foot of the bed and store the other three for future use. Have not had any problem of them coming loose during the night. Easy to install and remove.
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Old 01-15-2012, 11:22 AM   #26
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Thanks for your suggestion. They were called suspenders (showing my age). Will try them out.
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Old 01-15-2012, 12:01 PM   #27
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Thanks for your suggestion. They were called suspenders (showing my age). Will try them out.
We use them. We have a short queen and these work great getting the regular queen-sized fitted sheet to stay in place. We use all four though because I can't handle the sheet bunching up under me.
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Old 01-15-2012, 08:04 PM   #28
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I get my sheets at Target and get the Egyptian cotton with the elastic ALL the way around the bottom sheet, not just the ends. They wash up very nicely and fold neatly into the pillow case so that they are one bundle to store instead of pieces to search for.
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Old 01-15-2012, 11:44 PM   #29
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I bought my sheet set at Sams Club - queen 60x80 sheets - It was actually a bed in a bag and I was able to feel the sheets or you can buy the sheets set's only as well

another idea is if you go to Bed Bath and Beyond's website and sign up they send you discounts whether it is a 20% off one item or $5 off one item - I have a stack of the 20% off's I havent used yet
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Old 02-20-2012, 04:19 PM   #30
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We use the cotton jersey knit sheets, they sell them at Target. I love them they're like sleeping in a tee-shirt, and because they're stretchy so they pretty well, and the extra fabric we just tuck underneath.
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Old 02-20-2012, 04:28 PM   #31
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We use regular sheets! No problem with them yet!
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Old 02-21-2012, 09:57 AM   #32
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Thank you for your suggestion. Those sheets sound really nice. We expect to have Target stores soon in Ontario.
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Old 03-21-2012, 01:59 PM   #33
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We just a new Surveyor SP189 and I just tried to make the bed for the first time. Does anyone have a tip for making a bed snugly fitted into the walls on three sides? It was a 20-min work-out for me!
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Old 03-21-2012, 03:26 PM   #34
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We just a new Surveyor SP189 and I just tried to make the bed for the first time. Does anyone have a tip for making a bed snugly fitted into the walls on three sides? It was a 20-min work-out for me!
I do a lot of rolling around on the bed trying to get those darn things on! It's become a 2-person job. Throw in a couple hot flashes and you'll feel like you've run a marathon! No easy way I can figure out to get these things on when you can't walk around the bed.
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We just use reg. sheets on the queen.
DH and I make the bed together. Pull the mattress down a foot or two. Put the fitted sheet on at top and half the sides. Push back into the tight space and finish. Need two but it works.
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We just a new Surveyor SP189 and I just tried to make the bed for the first time. Does anyone have a tip for making a bed snugly fitted into the walls on three sides? It was a 20-min work-out for me!
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I do a lot of rolling around on the bed trying to get those darn things on! It's become a 2-person job. Throw in a couple hot flashes and you'll feel like you've run a marathon! No easy way I can figure out to get these things on when you can't walk around the bed.

Yup - Rolling around is pretty much the method I use for my 3 wall bed (aka capitan's bed). I'm short and the bed is a bit high since I replaced the puppy pad with a real mattress. Anyway I will slide the mattress forward towards me so I can tuck in the back side (I usually climb on top and tuck it in before sliding the mattress back in place and tucking in the rest. There is a cubby on the third wall so I can cheat tucking in the feet section.

It does get easier in time...maybe because we learned to live with it as it is.
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Get normal sheets, but good quality ones (which will cost less than the RV ones of much poorer quality) The reason for the good quality ones is they will have high quality elastic around the edges which will help keep them on.
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we have room on three sides. but you can take vinyl floor tiles (the peel and stick) and put them under the mattress. It will move much easier that way.
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Make sure that the bottom sheet has elestic on all four sides and sew elastic on the bottom of the top sheet, or sew the bottom and top sheet together (like a waterbed sheet set) at the bottom.
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Make sure that the bottom sheet has elestic on all four sides and sew elastic on the bottom of the top sheet, or sew the bottom and top sheet together (like a waterbed sheet set) at the bottom.
OMG that would drive me insane!! LOL. I like to hang my feet out from under the covers to regulate my temp, and I'd feel really claustrophobic. My DH would love it though; he prefers everything tucked in on all sides.
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