Hymer Exsis T 588 fitted bed linen - any tips

Discussion in 'Hymer' started by ruthiebabe, Aug 17, 2016.

  1. ruthiebabe

    ruthiebabe Funster

    Joined:
    May 13, 2012
    Messages:
    130
    Likes Received:
    86
    Location:
    Cumbria
    Hi, we have the Hymer Exsis-T 588 with 2 single beds and infill cushions to make a large double. Has anyone with the same model any tips on fitted bed linen, its a nightmare:

    Single bed parts are only 80 m wide and one is split to lift up, with the bottom part (under feet) tapered
    Infill cushions - 1 permanent on upper half, plus additional infill cushion (between the 2 sets of fett, not shown on diagram

    currently using cheap fitted single bed sheets and folding round but they are rather baggy

    I would like stretchy ones and have looked at the Hymer online accessories shop but it's a nightmare working out which are the correct ones - they don't specify model and they could be wrong - no contact form or anything to ask advice

    Any owner out there solved it?

    TIA, Ruth

    RM_Exsis-t588LS_Fiat_MJ15_030614_RZ.f6448052.png
     
  2. Jenben

    Jenben Funster

    Joined:
    Oct 19, 2015
    Messages:
    406
    Likes Received:
    3,006
    Location:
    Uk
    Hi Ruth, we have a Hymer Exsis I578 which looks to have a similar bed arrangement at the back. We managed to find small single fitted sheets (narrower) which seem to fit well although there is still a baggy bit in the cut out corner. I could solve that with a bit of elastic tbh. I have made my own covers for the infill cushions.
     
    • Thanks Thanks x 1
  3. Langtoftlad

    Langtoftlad Funster Life Member

    Joined:
    Apr 12, 2011
    Messages:
    1,621
    Likes Received:
    3,975
    Location:
    Langtoft, South Lincs
    Have you tried IKEA?
    Their bed/mattresses are not UK standard sizes - just might find something suitable.

    Or do you know of a seamstress, or alteration service - might be able to alter a standard sheet cheaper than getting bespoke MH ones.

    Jonic ???
     
    • Thanks Thanks x 1
  4. Lenny HB

    Lenny HB Funster

    Joined:
    Oct 18, 2007
    Messages:
    5,258
    Likes Received:
    5,081
    Location:
    West Sussex
    We have a i678 same bed layout, bought some standard sheets and elastic and made two sets of fitted sheets to fit, had to do it myself as wife couldn't be bothered.
     
    • Thanks Thanks x 1
  5. BobtheBass

    BobtheBass Funster

    Joined:
    Nov 11, 2013
    Messages:
    597
    Likes Received:
    1,531
    Location:
    Tewkesbury
    Try multiple fitted baby's cot sheets. Cheap as chips on eBay.
     
    • Thanks Thanks x 1
  6. Lot lover

    Lot lover Funster

    Joined:
    May 13, 2016
    Messages:
    447
    Likes Received:
    361
    Location:
    Lot, France
    Wow, I'm not surprised that you are struggling to find something to fit :LOL:.

    Suggest that you search French websites e.g. leboncoin.fr for "drap-housse 80 x 190" there seem to be loads or other lengths as needed.
     
    • Thanks Thanks x 1
  7. ruthiebabe

    ruthiebabe Funster

    Joined:
    May 13, 2012
    Messages:
    130
    Likes Received:
    86
    Location:
    Cumbria
    Thanks all, it's a pain as I don't like white or cream in the van, risk of getting grubby quicker!
     
  8. Jenben

    Jenben Funster

    Joined:
    Oct 19, 2015
    Messages:
    406
    Likes Received:
    3,006
    Location:
    Uk
    .

    We were the same, I have gone for a jolly Satsuma colour on our beds which are the same as yours ! I didn't have any old single sheets and so bought one from a charity shop for 20p to use as a template to work out what to do.

    Lots of other colours are available in a small sized single or flat sheet that you can simply hem and add elastic to deal with the corners.
     
  9. Lot lover

    Lot lover Funster

    Joined:
    May 13, 2016
    Messages:
    447
    Likes Received:
    361
    Location:
    Lot, France
    They cannot get any dirtier any quicker but as usual with wimmin it's appearances that matter.
     
  10. sallylillian

    sallylillian Funster Life Member

    Joined:
    Oct 29, 2011
    Messages:
    782
    Likes Received:
    498
    Location:
    Falmouth, Cornwall
    Try http://www.jonic-uk.co.uk/ they do made to measure and reasonable price too.
     
  11. Minxy Girl

    Minxy Girl Funster Life Member

    Joined:
    Aug 22, 2007
    Messages:
    8,601
    Likes Received:
    9,985
    Location:
    E Yorks
    Have a look at those made for static caravans as the single beds are often narrower than domestic beds.
     
    • Thanks Thanks x 1
  12. Minxy Girl

    Minxy Girl Funster Life Member

    Joined:
    Aug 22, 2007
    Messages:
    8,601
    Likes Received:
    9,985
    Location:
    E Yorks
    • Thanks Thanks x 1
Loading...

Share This Page