• Former interior designer Lynn Cimino’s creation of the Twist mattress components include cotton covers and buckwheat hulls that you self-assemble by filling the covers with the hulls and twisting and tying. The mattresses are similar to Japanese futons.
• A knock-off version of a popular but pricier PB Teen bedding ensemble using inexpensive sheet sets and iron-on ribbon was created by Austin, Texas-based, Allison Hepworth. She provides a tutorial on her bloghouseofhepworths.com.
There are stores full of exquisite bedding. But fancy sheets, duvets and mattresses can sometimes fall short of our wish lists, in style, price, comfort or all three.
What if you could make your own?
You don’t need to be a professional designer, or even much o...