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Old Jun 19th 2023, 12:43 pm
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Hi everyone, will my UK double sheets fit a US full bed? Thanks!
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Maybe, but it'll be very tight. A UK double is nominally 4'5" wide whereas a US full is nominally 4'6" wide (the length is the same) though the US full mattress may also be significantly thicker than a UK double, in which case your UK double sheets won't fit.
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Maybe, but it'll be very tight. A UK double is nominally 4'5" wide whereas a US full is nominally 4'6" wide (the length is the same) though the US full mattress may also be significantly thicker than a UK double, in which case your UK double sheets won't fit.
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Originally Posted by CanaryUK
Hi everyone, will my UK double sheets fit a US full bed? Thanks!
Flat sheets and pillowcases will be fine though, and you can easily find fitted sheets sold separately.
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Buy a US King with sheets at the same time, and dont look back!

ps no idea what a UK king looks like! (apart from fat and bald)
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