Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Pinch Pleat Duvet Cover

Because my wonderful daughter was soooo loving the West Elm Pleated Duvet Cover, just not the price. I did a quick search and found how to make one for her --- super cheap.

I went To Tah-Jay (Target) one of my faves, and bought a king size black duvet set on sale $20.00, (for a queen bed).

I took a large flat rate priority mail box (12" x 12") and marked my blocks and my middle x's.

Then, I made this strip that is 1/2" wide, and pinched the pleats, and hand sewed and tied them, one by one. Took a bit of time, but that is what trashy TV is for.

For the amazing finished look, go to my daughter's blog. Bangbylo . She shows the finished duvet on her bed with her new sheets. (It is a couple of posts down, she is faster than I am at posting) It looks great if I do say so myself. It also gives the links to the great instructions of the other bloggers that had done it before me, and I used their great instructions. Hope over and take a look. Totally worth it.

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