How Big Is a Twin Sheet?

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Twin beds are made to fit a single person, so it makes sense that the sheets do not contain a lot of fabric. A sheet set for a twin bed measures 39 inches by 76 inches. This is the measurement of the fitted sheet, and gives allowance for the sides of the mattress.
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I am always buying the "extra long" twin sheets because I have two kids in college and that is the size of dorm beds. The measurement for a fitted extra-long twin is 39
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39'' x 80'' i believe
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1. Cut one 40-by-102-inch strip of fabric and two 16-by-102-inch strips of fabric. 2. With the wrong sides of the fabric together, pin the long edges of the 16-inch wide fabric strips
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Twin Extra Long beds are 5" longer than a standard twin. Overall
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Extra long twin sheets measure 39' wide and 80' long. This is five full inches longer than a standard twin sheet. Many dorm rooms use extra long twin mattresses. ...
I had to buy extra long twins recently when my son went to college. Target and Penneys are two stores that carry them. There are also college-supply places online ...
You can probably find them at Bed, Bath and Beyond. They have all size and shapes of sheets. You can look at their website or go to one of the stores if you ...
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