Neatly arranged walrus

fresh sheets with a stuffed walrus

Sheets are part of "making" the bed. They go between the sleepers and the mattress and blankets, providing a layer that is easier to clean regularly. They can also be used to provide a texture or feel. For instance, satin-feeling sheets are associated by some with luxury; while flannel sheets provide a warmer, softer feeling. White, cotton, ironed or smooth sheets can provide a clean, crisp sensation; scented sheets can relax.


The actual sheet fabric can be a variety of different materials or fibers: cotton, linen, silk, polyester and others.

The fabric can have different thread counts and finishes: 180-500 thread count, satin, flannel.

Relaxing scents include lavender.

Red hot flannel sheets from Christmas.

red flannel sheets

Other uses for sheetsEdit

Trick Or Treat Smell My Feet

another use for sheets - Halloween ghost costumes!


sheets used to make a play tent

The fort in all its sheet glory

the sheet fort

The primary use for sheets is part of the bedding, but they can also serve many other purposes. Sheets can be part of a costume: ghost or toga. They can be used to build play forts or tents. Sheets can be used on the walls to decorate.


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