Jun 4, 2010

Vintage Sheet Duvet

Today's tutorial is a fun quickie from Kristen of  Shabby Vintage Mom.   

I wasn't sure what I was going to do with these King size flat sheets, since the biggest bed in our house is a full~ I have the hardest time passing up vintage bedding whether can use them or not. So,since I've been overdue for some kind of bedspread, duvet or coverlet for my bed, I figured turning these beautiful sorbet colored sheets into a duvet would make the perfect Summer bedding.

It was as simple as laying one sheet over my comforter to see how much I'd need to cut off, cutting the excess, pin the two sheets together(bright side face to face), sewing three sides~ like a U, leaving the top open to slip the comforter in(you can also add buttons or Velcro for closure, I just fold mine over). That's it, and the best part: NO pattern :)

Nice, sunny & bright!

Thanks for a fun tutorial Kristen!


Michelle said...

Hmmm...totally backwards to what I did with a couple of duvet covers a couple weeks ago when I found them at a thrift store. I took mine apart and ripped them into fat quarters!

Those vintage sheets are ADDICTIVE, aren't they? :-D

fabriquefantastique said...

your blog always makes me smile

fabriquefantastique said...

your blog always makes me smile

trish said...

OH what a gorgeous duvet cover!! I am heading over to the tutorial right now.
I would have no idea where to locate vintage sheets around these parts. Do you always buy at thrift stores, or do you have other resources??
Have a great weekend!
Sincerely ~ Tricia

Jenny B said...

OOOOO what a GREAT idea thanks for sharing!!!