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2 Best Ways to How to Shrink a Shirt

In this article we will be discussing about How to Shrink a Shirt. There Are Different Methods of

Shrinking a Shirt, but I will discuss a few easy yet fast techniques. There can be slight costs attached to

the methods but usually it will cost you nothing to implement the techniques. A larger size shirt can be a hassle for the person trying to wear it. We tend to shrink the shirt to make more comfortable. You need not to worry about the texture of the shirt because my method will be applicable to all types of shirts whether cotton shirt or any other cotton.

How to Shrink A Shirt:

Method 1:

1: Boil A Huge Jug Of Water.

2: Once it starts Boling, pour the hot water in a jug and soak your Shirt in it. (Hotter Water will result in more Shrinkage)

  • If you want to make your Shirt shrink 1 or 2 Size, you will have to keep the shirt soaked for longer.
  • IF you want to make your Shirt shrink ½ To 1 Size, you will have to wait 4-5 Minutes after soaking the shirt in hot water.
  • If you want to make your Shirt ¼ To ½ Size, then you should keep the shirt dipped in hot water for approximately 2 to 3 minutes.

3: Make sure the Shirt Absorbs maximum amount of hot water for a specific time.

4: Once you have finished soaking stage, you can drain the water in the sink and let the shirt to cool down.

5: Hang the shirt in free air and let it dry down.

How to Shrink a Shirt:

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Method 2:

1: Wash the Shirt in the Washing Machine filled with Hot water.

2: Take out the shirt and place in the dryer to drain the water out of it.

If the second method Does Not Works out for you, then you should consider following the first method and do the shrinking manually without the use of washing machine or electric dryer.

Final Words:

I have tried to illustrate the best methods which have worked out for me. I have came across many shirts which were usually loose fit on my body, and it was frustrating not to wear shirts of my choice. But shrinking them made them perfect for me to wear. I hope you can accomplish the same results as I did.

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