Finding Cheap Bed Sheets

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You can find low cost sheets without having to compromise on quality. Many big box stores offer cheap bed sheets that are good quality and stores often have closeout and seasonal sales where you can save as much as 50% - 75% off regular price.

Inexpensive Sheet Set Options

Getting cheap sheets doesn't mean you have to sacrifice quality. Read customer reviews for pros and cons before you buy. Check out options for each type of sheet that were rated at four out of five stars or more by satisfied customers.

Microfiber Bed Sheets

Microfiber sheets are made from very fine polyester fibers that create a very soft fabric and resistant to piling. Polyester is less expensive to manufacture and is a man-made fiber. This means it sells for less than other fabrics.

Walmart

Walmart offers the brand Mainstays in a microfiber sheet set that's available in 12 colors and patterns.

  • Sizes: Twin, twin XL, full, queen and king
  • Set includes: 1 flat sheet, 1 fitted sheet and 2 pillowcases (1 pillowcase for twin sizes)
  • Pros: Walmart customers find sheets to be comfortable, soft, and great to sleep on.
  • Cons: Walmart customers with pillow top mattresses state sheet corner pockets not deep enough to fit. A few complained the sheets were thin.
  • Price range: $9.97 to $18.99 per set, with free shipping on orders over $50 or with store pickup

Sears

Sears features the Cannon microfiber sheet set that's available in 10 solid colors.

  • Sizes: Twin, twin XL, full and queen
  • Set includes: 1 flat sheet, 1 fitted sheet and pillowcase (1 pillowcase for twin sizes)
  • Pros: Sears customers find sheets soft and comfortable to sleep on. One customer suffering from fibromyalgia stated she cannot sleep on sheets that are heavier weight, so these are ideal.
  • Cons: Sears customers complained that the sheets are thin, stretch, and pick up lint. Corner pockets may not be deep enough for pillow tops.
  • Price range: $9.99 to $17.99 and is eligible for free shipping or in-store pickup

Flannel Bed Sheets

Flannel sheets are often double-napped, meaning that the fabric is brushed on both sides. However, some flannels aren't double-napped and the soft effect is achieved through the weaving process by spinning the yarn very loosely.

Wayfair

Wayfair gives a touch of winter with the Pointehaven snowflake design in blue or brown. The printed sheets are a heavy weight and guaranteed to keep you warm on a cold winter night.

  • Sizes: Twin, full, queen, king and California king
  • Set includes: 1 fitted sheet, 1 flat sheet and 2 pillowcases (twin has 1 pillowcase)
  • Pros: Wayfair customers commented that sheets are comfortable, heavy weight, very soft, great quality, no shrinkage when washed, and have a generous cut for a good fit.
  • Cons: Two Wayfair customers received the wrong product.
  • Price range: $34.99 to $51.11, with free shipping on orders over $49

Amazon

Amazon helps you stay warm in the winter with the Pinzon 160-Gram solid 100-percent cotton flannel sheet set available in nine colors.

  • Sizes: Twin, twin XL, full, queen, king and California king
  • Set includes: 1 fitted sheet, 1 flat sheet and 2 pillowcases (twin has 1 pillowcase)
  • Pros: Amazon customers comment on sheets being super soft, fit pillow top mattresses,
  • Cons: Some Amazon customers complained that sheets pill and a few customers didn't think the sheets were as soft as other flannels they'd purchased in past.
  • Price range: $20.79 to $54.99, depending on color and size (Free shipping on orders over $35)

Cotton Blend

Cotton blend sheets are typically a cotton and polyester blend, although some may have rayon to give the fabric a sheen. Most sheets use a 60% cotton and 40% polyester blend (or similar percentages). The prices for a cotton blend is usually less than 100% cotton and the polyester lends a non-wrinkling component to the cotton fabric.

Kmart

Kmart highlights Essential Home bed sheet set available in 5 print patterns in a 60% cotton and 40% polyester blend.

  • Sizes: Twin, full and queen
  • Set includes: 1 flat sheet, 1 fitted sheet and 2 pillowcases (1 pillowcase for twin)
  • Pros: Kmart customers commented that the sheets are good quality, great price, soft, and comfortable.
  • Cons: A few Kmart customers complained that the sheets were too thin (lightweight).
  • Price range: $12.99 to $19.99, with free shipping for store pickup and orders $59 or more

Target

Target gives attention to quality at a cheaper price with Room Essentials® Easy Care sheet set in three print choices. The sheets are 60% cotton and 40% polyester blend.

  • Sizes: Twin, full, queen, king, California king
  • Set includes: 1 full sheet, 1 fitted sheet and 2 pillowcases (1 pillowcase for twin)
  • Pros: Target customers comment that the sheets are awesome quality, fit 17"mattress and are wrinkle free. One customer purchase a second set.
  • Cons: One customer complained that the sheets didn't fit over the mattress. another customer complained the sheets were "scratchy".

  • Price range: $15.99 to $39.00 with free shipping for orders over $50 or store pickup

Jersey

Made from cotton, jersey bed sheets are very breathable since they are a knitted fabric and not woven. This makes producing the sheets less expensive than other cotton fabrics. Essentially, jersey sheets are made of the same type of fabric used to make T-shirts.

Blair

Blair presents a jersey knit sheet set with deep-pocket fitted sheets. It's available in eight solid colors and one pattern.

  • Size: Full, queen, king, California king
  • Set includes: 1 flat sheet, 1 fitted sheet and 2 pillowcases (twin comes with 1 pillowcase)
  • Pros: Blair customers commented that the sheets are soft and comfortable. One Blair customer loves the deep pockets. Several Blair customers stated that the colors are true to advertised.
  • Cons: One Blair customer complained that the fitted sheet just barely fit, but the pillow cases (standard) were too small. Another Blair customer complained of shrinkage after laundering.
  • Price range: $14.99 to $59.99 with various free shipping promos that change frequently

Amazon

Amazon offers jersey sheets by Pinzon. These 100% combed cotton sheets are knitted in a heathered effect with mélange pre-dyed yarn. The sheets are available in five colors.

  • Sizes: Twin, twin XL, full, queen and king
  • Set includes: 1 flat sheet, 1 fitted sheet and 2 pillowcases (1 pillowcase for twin and twin XL)
  • Pros: Amazon customers commented that sheets are soft, heavy weight, thick, no shrinkage and very comfortable.
  • Cons: Amazon customers complained that the colors were mixed and not the quality they expected.
  • Price range: $34.99 to $46.99 with free shipping on orders over $35

Satin

Satin is a smooth and very glossy fabric on the surface with a dull finish on the back. High-end satin fabric is made from silk, but many beautiful fabrics are made from polyester at more affordable prices.

Shop Bedding

Shop Bedding features 100% polyester Luxurious Satin sheet set. The sets are available in 13 solid colors and four animal colors.

  • Size: Twin, twin XL, full, full XL, Olympic queen, queen, king and California king
  • Set includes: 1 flat sheet, 1 fitted sheet and 2 pillowcases (twins have 1 pillowcase)
  • Pros: Shop Bedding customers commented that the colors are excellent, no wrinkling, heavy fabric, deep pockets and are well made. Several Shop Bedding customers purchased more than one set.
  • Cons: One Shop Bedding customer complained that the lavender color appeared on the pink side and that the fitted sheet ran large.
  • Price range: $27.99 to $52.99 with free shipping on orders over $50

Great Sheet Sets at Cheap Prices

Whether you prefer flannel sheets or satin sheets, you can usually find cheap sheet sets at a number of retailers. Prices and products fluctuate, so check your favorite stores often to find your ideal linens.

Finding Cheap Bed Sheets