A DIY Light Bed Covering for Hot Summer Nights
Looking for a light summer bed covering? Take a cue from Remodelista editor Sarah. On a recent outing she found a pure white muslin swaddling blanket made of the most delightfully soft fabric. Soon realizing it would make for the perfect sheet in the hot summer weather, she purchased three more and sewed them together. It has become her go to summer sheet/covering perfectly suited to those evenings when the temperatures soar.
Above: Four single swaddle blankets sewn together to make a king size covering. The open weave allows for plenty of air flow.
Above: The Aden + Anais single organic muslin swaddling blanket atop a waffle weave cover. The muslin is made from organic cotton and is available in store at Maude or online at Aden + Anais; $49.95 for a box of four.
Above: The swaddling blankets at Maude that come in plain white or with a choice of patterns. Photograph by Mimi Giboin.
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