Twin bed edges are a great addition to guest bedroom decor scheme or a child’s room. In addition to hiding any specks of street dust, a modern bed skirt helps to wipe out a room, giving it a more polished look. Commercially manufactured bedding edges can be expensive and it can be difficult to find one that matches your color scheme. Making your own low-cost double bed skirt is a much more innovative solution. Measure your bed height from the top of the box spring to the floor with a tape measure. This will be the width of the fabric necessary for the height of the skirt of the double bed. Measure the length of each side of your box spring.
Write these measurements on paper for future reference. Buy 3 to 5 adjustable sheets. You can buy any color or quality of the sheet that matches the decoration of your bedroom. If your measurement in step 1 was 19 inches or less than the height of the bed skirt, you need 3 adjustable sheets for a straight modern bed skirt. If your measurement was greater than 19 inches, or if you want a bed skirt gathered, you need 4 or 5 adjustable sheets depending on the amount of gather you want. Take the first adjustable sheet and place it on your spring mattress. Cut enough fabric to leave 1/2 inches along both sides and at the end of the bed.
Be sure to leave the fabric at the head of the bed intact. Cut the next sheet in half if the measurement of the height of the bed skirt was 19 inches or less. If the measurement was longer, cut two sheets lengthwise to match the measurement of your height. Use your measure for the width of the spring mattress box and the length of your other cut pieces to cut the platform section from the feet to the bed skirt. If you want to make a double modern bed skirt with ruffles, double the length of each section.
You may need to cut new leaves the length of the added hive. Pin a stretch of the fabric to the original interior sheet that covers the spring mattress. For a straight double bed skirt, pin directly, for a modern bed skirt fabric pooled pin the entire length of the cloth of the distribution of the flyers evenly. Sewing by hand or with a sewing machine. Repeat this procedure for each side. For the corners, cut the overlap and hem the edges together. Hem from all edges to the length of the desired double bed skirt.