The Easy Way to Cover a Duvet

If you’ve ever attempted to stuff a duvet inside its cover, you know what a monumental feat it is, especially without a helping hand. This duvet cover roll trick makes this dreadful task a cinch. We promise you’ll never wrestle with a duvet cover again.

No. 1 Begin with your duvet cover inside out on your bed with the duvet lying over the top of it.

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No. 2 Tie the duvet cover’s corners to the duvet itself.

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If your duvet cover is missing those handy ties, you can use safety pins on each corner instead.

how to duvet cover roll

No. 4 Beginning at the foot of the bed, roll the duvet cover and duvet together like a burrito all the way to the headboard.

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No. 5 Flip the cover around the duvet burrito. This step is the trickiest, but just imagine those sandwich baggies where one side folds over the top. The technique is the same to duvet cover roll

Pictured, we completed this on the right side. Repeat on the opposite side.

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No. 6 Once both sides of the cover have been flipped around the rolled duvet, you can simply unroll the burrito back down toward the foot of the bed.

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Photos by Sara Nevels.


Sarah is founder of Emma magazine. Featured by HGTV Magazine and Design Sponge for her interior styling, she makes regular appearances on a variety of morning shows sharing culinary and design tips. Born and raised in Arizona, she received her degree in broadcast journalism from Arizona State University and loves any adventure with her husband and three kiddos.

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