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Mersey Report 25 Feb 2013 21:02

I dont think we have a Chistern Mills Stray im just going to check :-)

Purple **^*Sparkly*^** Diamond

Purple **^*Sparkly*^** Diamond Report 25 Feb 2013 20:46

Keep an eye on Lidl as they often have bedding and it looks quite good.

I could only buy proper flannalette sheets (we use one as a top sheet in winter, under duvet) in John Lewis', they wash up well but only had them in cream when I was there. M and S ones are only brushed cotton and they don't stay warm and fluffy for long. Market stalls too are great for linens. I have a hoard of stuff, (well I would, wouldn't I?) and brought back lots of cotton sheets from my Mum's too and have some of my own. We would go to Belfast Linens sale and stock up together lol, now I have her stock and mine.



GinN Report 25 Feb 2013 20:46

The Range is great for bedding, got some lovely stylish duvet covers for the single beds in our spare room recently.
Dunelm Mill is great for curtains - bought large floor length double lined ones for £100 recently, great value! Would have cost more than double to have them made up.


StrayKitten Report 25 Feb 2013 20:21

chistern mills is good to if anyone has one of those,


Sheila Report 25 Feb 2013 20:08

Our local Dunhelm re-opened recently and I was surprised at the prices. I bought some duvet covers for my son's bed from Primark several years ago and they are still looking well


George Report 25 Feb 2013 20:08

Hard work :-D :-D :-D :-D :-D :-D :-D :-D :-D

:-) :-) :-)


Wend Report 25 Feb 2013 20:03

I agree with Ann - I have enough to see me 'out'. Bit worried about the marital mattress (35 years old next week) - it's definitely showing signs of

What was I saying . . . . . forgotten :-D

Can anyone fill in the 'gap' or 'gaps' :-0 :-0 :-0


StrayKitten Report 25 Feb 2013 19:56

wilkinsns currently have a sale on bedding, iv just been n bought some,

got a king size duvet for £12 and a valance for £8

Gwyn in Kent

Gwyn in Kent Report 25 Feb 2013 15:46

Recently bought a king-size cream fitted sheet as an 'extra' in Sainsburys for less than £4 in their sale.
OK it's just ordinary, but the quality is fine.


*** Mummo ***

*** Mummo *** Report 25 Feb 2013 15:20

Hi all, went to dunelm last week and brought :

2 pillows
2 pillow cases
1 supersoft sheet
all for a superking size bed and it cost £74 :-(

Gwyn in Kent

Gwyn in Kent Report 25 Feb 2013 14:52

End of range bedding is often the way to get good bargains.

Debenhams in our nearby town used to have Dorma clearance bargains. I got all daughter's bedding for Uni. student room and also I fitted caravan out with suitable bedding too at reasonable prices, including the bargain flannelette sheets....Not everyone's choice, but so cosy at the caravan !

Supermarkets are other places for household bargains.
Recently Sainsbury's were selling lovely variety of coloured towels at super-reasonable prices.
OH bought a set to donate as a raffle prize at a day centre he goes to.
1 Bath towel
1 Hand towel
1 face flannel...............altogether less than £5



wisechild Report 25 Feb 2013 14:35

Think it´s probably only the large Primarks that have househol linen. I bought mine in Birmingham (lower ground floor) which is full of bedding, towels babywear etc. Mind you it´s been a few years now.
I used to go regularly to the Primark in Burton on Trent, but don´t remember seeing bedding there.


JoyBoroAngel Report 25 Feb 2013 14:23

i only buy white bedding for my bed and yes its very exspensive now

but as they say the only thing that ever goes down is a lift :-(


ChrisofWessex Report 25 Feb 2013 14:20

I purchased k/s Egyptian cotton fitted sheets and some plain pillowcases last month. Believe it or not, I tried every store you could think of on internet and Homebase turned out to be the best value for the same count.


Julia Report 25 Feb 2013 14:00

Muffy, I think the powers that be at The Range, have not heard of Derbyshire, although we are the next county. In other words, we only have Dunelm.

AnnCardiff, I was hoping I would have enough. Maybe I should have stocked up, when I was not actually 'needing' any..

Mersey, I know what you mean about the market. I love them, and have even worked on one.

Wiseshild. I did not know that Primark sold bedding, and I was in there, last Wednesday.

Julia in Derbyshire


wisechild Report 25 Feb 2013 13:38

Me too Ann.
I stocked up in Primark last time I was in England. The prices quoted by Julia are about 50% cheaper than in Menorca & the designs are fresh out of the 70s. Geometric patterns, garish, clashing colours etc. You would be guarenteed nightmares if you put them on the bed. They don´t seem to go in for plain & it´s almost impossible to buy a flat sheet, of any size.
I find it a bit odd when you consider that a lot of Primark stuff is made in Spain.


Mersey Report 25 Feb 2013 13:36

I have a nice man I go to for all my bedding, lovley brands lovley prices have done for a few years now.....the perks of being brought up on market stalls ;)

I went to the Dunhelm sale a few weeks ago (very very disappointed) I walked out with nothing!! :-(


AnnCardiff Report 25 Feb 2013 13:32

fortunately I have enough to see me through till I pop my clogs :-D :-D


Muffyxx Report 25 Feb 2013 13:29

Dunelm have put their prices up something shocking lately I've found...I go to The Range now........nicer stuff cheaper.


Julia Report 25 Feb 2013 13:26

sheets, pillow slips, duvet covers, that is, just lately.
I was in Dunelm with the daughter on Saturday, and practically had to have a sniff of the Smelling Salts, when I saw the prices. Their own brand King Size, plain colour Duvet Cover was around £30 , and a Double Size Fitted Sheet was about £15. Mercey me. What prices.
So anything fancy will cost double that, and the top makers are charging about 3 times as much.
I find it so incredulous. Better start saving up.

Julia in Derbyshire