How to Shrink 100 Polyester?


Clothing that is 100% polyester is really easy to shrink. Wash your clothing item in the washing machine with cold water, then dry on the hottest heat setting.
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"The simplest way to shrink polyester fabrics would be to heat them to about 80-90C." Excerpt from a science article linked below. It gives you the how-to and how and why
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
You can't shrink polyester. It's a man made fabric and it just doesn't shrink. Sorry.
Polyester is hard to shrink because of its fiber content. Turn the clothing
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The possible way to possibly shrink polyester is to wash and dry them several times on the hottest water and dry cycle on your washer and dryer. If after this they still don't shrink then you will have to take them somewhere to have them altered.
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