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Old 08-28-2015, 11:38 PM
 
Location: 60630
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The last set of sheets I bought was from Macys, over 200 bucks.
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Old 08-29-2015, 04:50 PM
 
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I also like Ross, but the lower thread count are a better buy. Try buying white ones, then run them through a couple wash cycles with bleach before using them. That will soften them and they will last much longer than the higher thread count sheets.
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Old 08-30-2015, 08:23 AM
 
Location: Henderson
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When buying sheets, buy an extra color matched fitted sheet. Fitted sheets wear out before the top sheet/pillow cases and you will still have a matching set. You can rotate the fitted sheets so they fade at about the same rate
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Old 11-02-2015, 09:40 AM
 
Location: la la land
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Default In search of the perfect percale sheet < $200 a set

I hate sateen sheets, I would rather sleep on the floor than in a bed with them, I hate flannel, satin, polyester, poly blends. I want crisp, cool percale or pima cotton sheets (king size). I've read every single review and it appears that Thomas Lee wins hands down but I am not going to spent $300 for a set of sheets. My last decent set of percale sheets was from BB&B, but after 4 or 5 years one sheet tore and the other developed holes. My remaining set is almost too small for the bed and the pillowcases are too tight for the pillows. I read a number of posts here where people recommended LL Bean, but I'm wondering if they have gone down in quality recently because there are a number of negative reviews. 280-Thread-Count Pima Cotton Percale Sheet, Fitted | Free Shipping at L.L.Bean

Have any of you gotten sheets from West Elm? Organic Cotton Frayed-Edge Sheet Set | west elm If so, are the pillowcases roomy enough for thick down pillows?
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Old 11-03-2015, 08:57 AM
 
Location: Deep In The Heart of Texas
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I love the Egyptian cotton and they are not very expensive. Have one set for 8 years now and they still look like new.
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Old 11-03-2015, 09:37 AM
 
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I love the Egyptian cotton and they are not very expensive. Have one set for 8 years now and they still look like new.
Thanks! do you have any particular brand that you like?
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Old 11-03-2015, 12:28 PM
 
Location: Deep In The Heart of Texas
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Default Egyptian Cotton Sheets

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Thanks! do you have any particular brand that you like?
The set I have has the brand "Canopy" made in India. I can't recall if I got them at Wal-Mart or Anna's Linens. They are 100% cotton.
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Old 11-03-2015, 07:35 PM
 
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Sign up with Bed Bath & Beyond, Belk, Macys, Overstock, Amazon, Kohls, ... Keep an eye on sales or at least read your email.
I do that regularly but I can't find good percale or pima cotton sheets. It's not that I haven't looked. I don't want sateen, or high thread count (which is sort of deceptive because it really involves using several strands of thread where one thicker strand would normally be used) I like crisp, cool sheets. I'm fussy as heck about sheets lol or I would have bought a new set a month ago when I first started looking.

JC Penney used to have really GOOD percale sheets, they no longer sell them, Macy's doesn't have any and Kohl's doesn't it seems that what I like is not very popular and most people like sateen heavy sheets.
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Old 11-03-2015, 07:38 PM
 
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The set I have has the brand "Canopy" made in India. I can't recall if I got them at Wal-Mart or Anna's Linens. They are 100% cotton.
Anna's Linens had a store about a mile from me but it went out of business, I will try Walmart, thanks!
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Old 11-03-2015, 07:41 PM
 
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I also like Ross, but the lower thread count are a better buy. Try buying white ones, then run them through a couple wash cycles with bleach before using them. That will soften them and they will last much longer than the higher thread count sheets.
I will check Ross, last time I looked they didn't have much. But I agree about lower thread count, the higher thread count business is sort of deceptive here's a good article the thread count in sheets CONFUSED ABOUT EGYPTIAN COTTON SHEETS THREAD COUNT&PLY? | eBay
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