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#1 EssentialBludger

Posted 09 December 2012 - 03:59 PM

I've always used top sheets on mine and the kids bed as that's what my mother always did, but I'm considering ditching them. They get all tangled and making beds is a PITA job that I hate. Would be so much easier to just throw the doona on top! Woohoo bed made!

Changing the doona cover weekly doesn't bother me as I do anyway, for no other reason than I like to mix it up each week. ph34r.gif

So do you use top sheets?

#2 Overtherainbow

Posted 09 December 2012 - 04:00 PM

DH and I do.  The kids don't.  It was too hard for them to make their bed with it.  I do wash their doona at least fortnightly though.

#3 ~Supernova~

Posted 09 December 2012 - 04:02 PM

Never have, probably never will...what a pita lol. Having said that, our guest bed always has a top sheet, coz it's more civilized and all that jazz Tounge1.gif

#4 Isolabella

Posted 09 December 2012 - 04:02 PM

DH and I do. Kids use the Gro Stay on Bedding, so there is no top sheet.... The Doona is Zippered onto the bottom sheet.

#5 WithSprinkles

Posted 09 December 2012 - 04:02 PM

Yes. I love sliding between fresh sheets. In summer I will often kick off the doona and just have the sheet over me (or have part doona/part sheet over me)

#6 heffalumpsnwoozles

Posted 09 December 2012 - 04:06 PM

It's usually too hot to have the doona on in summer so I use a top sheet so we have something to put over us. I can't sleep uncovered.

#7 Fancy*that

Posted 09 December 2012 - 04:06 PM

Yes,  because I love just having the sheet on rather than the doona. My in laws don't use a top sheet and swear by it though.

#8 Gudrun

Posted 09 December 2012 - 04:06 PM


#9 Buggylicious

Posted 09 December 2012 - 04:08 PM

no, none of use them.

#10 Baroness Bubbles

Posted 09 December 2012 - 04:09 PM

Only in summer when the blanket is too hot... And even then, only of its not too hot to actually find it, lol

#11 cira

Posted 09 December 2012 - 04:19 PM

No, I'm considering cutting the flat sheets up to use in craft projects. We only use fitted sheets but have multiple sheet sets that included flat sheets.

#12 Jekaho

Posted 09 December 2012 - 04:21 PM

We don't use top sheets with doonas.

#13 bubbanme

Posted 09 December 2012 - 04:22 PM

No chance! I can't stand top sheets. Prefer just the doona on me original.gif

#14 YodaTheWrinkledOne

Posted 09 December 2012 - 04:24 PM

Always use a top sheet, winter, summer, whatever.  Never thought it was a hassle to make the bed with a top sheet, but that's what I'm used to.

QUOTE (anneandgilbert @ 09/12/2012, 04:06 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Yes,  because I love just having the sheet on rather than the doona.

same here.  And it's good if you just want something to cover you some nights but don't want the weight or something too warm.

#15 Feral Grey Mare

Posted 09 December 2012 - 04:25 PM

Top sheets for us! Easier to wash than a doona cover - sheets washed twice a week, doona cover once every fortnight: also prefer just to have a sheet over me in hotter weather.

#16 GoneWithTheWhinge

Posted 09 December 2012 - 04:25 PM

Never did until we moved to Australia. Had never occurred to me to use sheets with duvet when we were in UK then we came here and went into temporary furnished accommodation for 6weeks until we found our own place and there were sheets on the beds with duvets and I loved it.

So now we use sheets and duvets.

#17 Zesty

Posted 09 December 2012 - 04:25 PM

I hate not having a top sheet. I went away for a week recently and the 2 hotels we used only used the doona with no top sheet. Definitely enjoyed coming home and sliding into my bed with fitted and top sheet under the doona.

#18 Black Velvet

Posted 09 December 2012 - 04:30 PM

Only in summer.

#19 fionah

Posted 09 December 2012 - 04:36 PM

Yep, we use top sheets all the time. Over winter we use woolen blankets, too prickly to have them right against me. In Summer they get used because we the boys and I like to be covered while sleeping original.gif


#20 slinky

Posted 09 December 2012 - 04:41 PM

I have just discovered the semi fitted top sheet and love it. It is fitted at the bottom only. I live in the tropics, I have a top sheet and no doona.

#21 cantthinkofone

Posted 09 December 2012 - 04:48 PM

We all use it

#22 His Boy Elroy

Posted 09 December 2012 - 04:49 PM

Slinky, where did you find those semi-fitted top sheets???

#23 .Jerry.

Posted 09 December 2012 - 04:50 PM

Yes.  I would hate just the quilt against me.

I have given up using one for Molly though, as she just twists it up and kicks it to the bottom of the bed.

#24 i-candi

Posted 09 December 2012 - 05:27 PM

Yes sheet and cotton blanket then wool quilt. All year round.

I know someone who never uses at top sheet, I did think about trying it but I couldn't....

#25 blackcat20

Posted 09 December 2012 - 05:33 PM

Haven't used a top sheet since primary school; copied a friend. In summer I just put the corner of the doona over my hip and it makes me feel 'covered'.

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