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Clothesline Crisp Sheet Set

Clothesline Crisp® Sheets: Rediscover the Crisp, Fresh Joy of Your Grandmother’s Sheets

Clothesline Crisp Sheet Set

Clothesline Crisp® Sheets: Rediscover the Crisp, Fresh Joy of Your Grandmother’s Sheets

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"Why don’t sheets feel crisp and cool the way they used to?" you asked. In response, we had our sheet makers weave 100% Egyptian cotton into 250-thread-count percale sheets just like the old-fashioned ones that smelled of fresh air. We’ve dubbed them our Clothesline Crisp sheets, but we expect you will throw them in the dryer, just be sure to remove them promptly for best results. Imported.

  • 100% Egyptian cotton sheets with a 250-thread-count percale weave
  • Set includes one flat sheet, one fitted sheet, and pillowcases (twin, one pillowcase; full and queen, two standard; king, two king-sized)
  • Fitted sheet has a 15" pocket that fits mattresses up to 17" deep
  • Machine wash and dry

Clothesline Crisp Sheet Set


100% Cotton


Machine wash cold on gentle cycle. Use only non-chlorine bleach. Tumble dry on low heat.


Manufactured In: India

Material - Country Of Origin: India

Rated 4.1 out of 5 by 99 reviewers.
Rated 2 out of 5 by Sheets I love crisp percale sheets, but these sheets are almost stiff. Sorry - I misunderstood the description. I returned the sheets. Hope you received them. January 25, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Wonderful! (And a hint for no wrinkling of these great sheets!) My mother told me to buy only WHITE COTTON sheets if I liked the ones we had at home. Was She right! But, when I left home, I wanted the bright patterned sheets she didn't use...but found them rough and harsh until they were worn out because of the color application. Out they went, and I did what my mother suggested. At home, our sheets were dried in the sun and were crisp, not wrinkled as cotton sheets can be, especially in the dryer (although nothing feels better than cotton.) Mama had a trick. She took them down from the line while they were slightly damp. You can do the same with your dryer. Set it on less dry, gentle, and watch them carefully. When slightly damp, fold them neatly and smooth out any wrinkles, especially at the top where they will be against your neck. Stack them so they weigh each other down. Leave them overnight or so. You will have the most wonderful night's sleep on these! This is a trick that also works on cotton T-shirts and you will never iron T-shirts again. BTW, I don't use softener on my sheets as it looses some of the crisp feeling. These sheets are crisp but NOT rough. January 16, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Very satisfied Replacing all my sheets with this product. January 11, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Just like sheets of yesteryear I haven't liked the feel of sheets for several years now about am so glad to have found these. They feel like they are fresh off the clothesline. January 11, 2016
Rated 3 out of 5 by Starchy sheet The sheet is pretty good, but I believe starch is the only thing making this sheet different. After 5 or 10 washes, it is just another cotton sheet. Starch and ironing anybody's sheets makes them "crisp". I still buy them, but send them to the laundry after awhile. January 10, 2016
Rated 1 out of 5 by Not like Mom's Sheets This is the first time I have been dissatisfied with a product from this company. These are not crisp sheets, they are just stiff. They are thin and scratchy. The old time crispy sheets are thick and soft but not stiff. There is a big difference between stiff and crispy cotton. I would return them but I washed them upon arrival in hopes the stiffness would wash out and they would soften up, but they did not. The only thing these sheets have in common with the old time crispy sheets is that they wrinkle in the dryer. If your looking for a true old time cotton sheet, this is not the one. I think my Grandma would laugh at these sheets. December 5, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Crisp comfort The sheets are crisp and comfortable. These are the ones I'll stick with from now on. November 10, 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by Finally a thicker old style sheet We had been looking for thicker and crisper sheets. We had purchased expensive "soft as satin" type and found them to be very thin and most of them pilled up and we had two that were easily ripped by my husband's calloused feet. These sheets are very thick and crisp. They will wrinkle if left in the dryer, but it's a small price to pay for these thicker sheets. Finally! October 1, 2015
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What Our Customers Are Saying about Our Clothesline Crisp Sheet Set …

"The feel of these sheets is so rare - crisp, dry, cool in the summer, toasty in cooler weather. We also love the sound of these sheets as they rustle and crackle under the blanket. So glad we found them at The Vermont Country Store!" - Ilze, New Orleans, LA

"I love these sheets so much, I ordered a second set. With every wash they get softer. I love the crisp and pure cotton feel." - Barbara Burg, Panama City, FL

"Sooooo happy to find these. I've gone to great lengths to try and find crisp sheets. Even with the clothesline ban I dry my sheets outside on a clothes rack. (And, at one time I did have an illegal line my husband put up on the patio.) I do not dry my sheets in the dryer. Thank you, thank you, thank you for these wonderful sheets." - Barbara Brown, Reseda, CA

"These are the best sheets EVER. I need to buy more since I never want to sleep on anything else. I just wish you could get extra pillow cases." - Amanda, Schenectady, NY

"For 20 years I've been looking for percale sheets like those my mother used. These sheets are that same smooth, cool fabric that I remember. Other high-thread-count fabrics do not come close to the comfort of this percale. I'll be thanking you every night of my life." - Janet, Perryville, MD

"I finally found the sheets I've been looking for!! I have purchased all-cotton sheets from another catalog for years, but they have changed of late. The fitted sheet is so deep that it is always wrinkled and messy-looking. Not all of us have 18-inch mattresses, for heaven's sake. Who needs an 18-inch mattress anyway, for that matter? But these clothesline crisp sheets fit my "much too big mattress" with a taut snap!! Yahoo... I have only washed them once, and could not put them outside due to all the oak pollen, but I know that they will be a wonderful addition to my linen closet. Many, many thanks!!" - Deborah, Alexandria, VA

"I love these sheets! They feel like the ones I grew up with. I just wish the top sheet was about a foot longer because of the deeper beds. I'm planning on buying more!" - karen warner, richmond, TX

"I am buying my second set. I have been searching for crisp sheets; love them. Now I need you to sell the pillow cases separately, in addition to the set, so I can buy extra." - Maureen, Winchester, MA

"These are absolutely the best sheets ever! I am slowly going to collect as many sets as I can so I never have to use another kind. Terrific product that everyone should have! Thank you, VCS!" - Susan, Orange, CT

"These are fantastic! Potential buyers should understand that "crisp" does not mean "harsh." These sheets are, in fact, gloriously comfortable, they just have some body to them. Outstanding product at a great price!" - C. Swope, Churchville, VA

"I've been searching for years and years for these sheets. I love them so much that I ordered more for myself and some for my son and his wife. I will probably get more because if you stop selling them I'll never find them again. The only place I slept on these kind of sheets recently was in Italy. High-thread-count sheets are vastly overrated. They lack the thick, rich feel of the Clothesline Crisp sheets. I look forward each night to climbing into bed with these sheets. It's like heaven. Thank you !" - CAROL ANN CASEY, Huntington Station, NY

"I am an admitted sheet-a-holic! I have more sheet sets than I can count... and I no longer use any of them! These sheets are the only ones I'll put on my bed! I have waited awhile to write this because I wanted to be sure they'd keep their crispness through several washings and a lot of using... and they do! I'm very fussy about my bedding and these sheets are by far the best I've ever found. If you're thinking about it, think no longer... just order!"- Barbara Richards, Miami, FL

"The Clothesline Crisp White Sheets are the best!! The slender style was perfect for my antique bed. I agree with others that I would love to be able to purchase additional pillowcases."-Diane, Fultonville, NY

"These sheets are fantastic! I've just ordered my second set- so glad they now come in colors, too. They feel just like I remember from my childhood. Sheets like these are the reason my sisters and I used to call clean sheet day "wiggly night." They feel so crsip and fresh . Yes, I do hang them out to dry- weather-permitting!" - Erin Jones, West Winfield, NY

"I hesitated to buy these for quite some time - mainly about the cost - but once I tried them, I absolutely love them and know they are worth every penny. I can't wait to hang them outside (it's cold here in Maine)!" - Josephine Libby, East Machias, ME

"I had sheets like these when I went to college in the early 1960s. We didn't have fitted sheets back then. I used to hang them lengthwise on a clothesline in the dormitory laundry room after washing. They always dried flat and smooth as if they were ironed. These Clothesline Crisp Sheets remind me of that. I may even put a clothesline in my garage to hang dry them." - Rosalind Rogoff, San Ramon, CA

"These are the best! They really are just like the old-fashioned comfortable sheets of yesteryear. I have a few percale sheets handed down to me from my mother but they were not fitted and were sized for a 3/4 bed. Loved them so much though that I used them occasionally. When I saw the Clothesline Crisp Sheets in your catalog, I doubted that they really could be anything like Mom's. To my happy surprise, they are. I use no other now; just wash them and put them right back on the bed. Will be getting another set soon." - Diane, Fultonville, NY

"Yes, we love these sheets! They just keep getting better and better with every laundering - smoother and softer to the touch, yet still crisp. The fit of the bottom sheet is superb. We just wish the queen size top sheet was larger to provide a more generous side drop and tuck-in at the foot." - Kay, Sherman Oaks, CA

"I just ordered my third set of these wonderful sheets. I was skeptical at first because I have not found a smooth, crisp cotton sheet in years. They are perfect and make for the best night's sleep. I always dry them outside. That fresh-air smell along with the crisp cotton feel makes for a great night's sleep! I will not have any other sheets on our beds.Our guest enjoy them, too!" - Michele, Springfield, VA

"So thankful to find these sheets!! We have spent tons of money on more expensive sheets promising the same crisp feel, and while they were crisp and had the exact feel we were looking for originally, they have since changed their fabric formula, and now have a similiar touch, will not hold up to use, i.e., washing!! (holes and rips). Hopefully these sheets will not disappoint - so far we are very pleased. Will definitely order more IF they stand up to use!!" - Susan Wyatt, Florence, SC

"These sheets are THE best! My husband was skeptical when I purchased these sheets that they would maintain the level of crispness. But you have made him a believer. I would highly recommend these sheets to anyone who remembers Mom's sheets." - Laura McConnell, Eastford, CT

"I, too, am ordering my second set of these great sheets. Wonderfully comfy. I am so tired of the used-Kleenex feel of the high thread count sheets." - Sue Hoffman, Jackson, WY