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Might be a dumb question but do you put the dust ruffle on before or after the fitted sheet for the crib?

I know fitted sheets go on first generally but the dust ruffle seems like it would be uncomfortable to sleep on. But if I put the ruffle on first you can't see it after I put the sheet on. As you can tell this is my first kid.

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mama28th

Asked by mama28th at 11:19 AM on Dec. 28, 2008 in Just for Fun

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  • You put the dust ruffle on first then the sheet
    luchousdiva

    Answer by luchousdiva at 11:48 AM on Dec. 28, 2008

  • The dust ruffle should show below the mattress. It's purpose is to keep dust from collecting under the bed. So if the dust ruffle hangs no lower than the mattress, it does not have a function other than decoration. If you put a dust ruffle on over the sheet, then the dust ruffle would have to be washed every time the sheet was washed. So dust ruffle first, then sheet over that, but no dust ruffle if it can't hang lower than the mattress, unless the ruffle is decorative only, but then it has to be washed every time the sheet is.
    Bmat

    Answer by Bmat at 11:49 AM on Dec. 28, 2008

  • Dust ruffle should go UNDER the mattress.
    Just like on a bed.
    3gymnastsmom

    Answer by 3gymnastsmom at 11:51 AM on Dec. 28, 2008

  • Dust ruffle first, then the fitted sheet on the mattress. Otherwise the ruffle would cover up the mattress.
    mama_k228

    Answer by mama_k228 at 11:55 AM on Dec. 28, 2008

  • A dust ruffle goes UNDER the mattress. Then the mattress on top and then the fitted sheet on the mattress.
    Mom2SKMB

    Answer by Mom2SKMB at 11:56 AM on Dec. 28, 2008

  • Under the matterss......on the frame that holds the mattress.
    ColleenF30

    Answer by ColleenF30 at 1:56 PM on Dec. 28, 2008

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