Does Polyester Shrink in the Dryer?

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Polyester does not shrink in the dryer. This is a man-made fabric which has been designed to resist wrinkles, shrinking and even stretching. It is often blended with other materials like cotton and this may make a garment more susceptible to shrinking.
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Polyester is not supposed to shrink.
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1. Prepare all polyester garments for washing by checking any and all clothing pockets for loose change, wrappers and other unwanted items. Forgetting to remove these items from pockets
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1. Turn the garment inside-out. Before washing or drying the garment, you should turn it inside-out to prevent the colors from fading. While polyester has a resistance to both fading
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It will shrink, but you never know if it will shrink uniformly. It might shrink in length, but not width or the other way around. There is no guarantee when you try to shrink fabrics
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