How Do I Shrink My 98%/Cotton 2% Spandex Jeans?

Answer Over time, 98-percent cotton/2-percent spandex jeans will stretch out. This is due to the movement of the person wearing the jeans and normal wear and tear. You can shrink jeans about one whole siz... Read More »

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How to Shrink Spandex?

Spandex is a type of synthetic elastic fiber made from a polymer of polyurethane that is used for making swimsuits, hosiery, socks, girdles, bicycle shorts and other athletic clothing. This soft, l... Read More »

Does spandex shrink in the dryer?

Spandex material can easily shrink in the dryer, especially if on a high heat setting. It is best to drip dry or line dry to prevent shrinkage. If you are going to put in spandex garments in the dr... Read More »

How to Shrink Polyester & Spandex?

When you buy a new piece of clothing it can be a fun to parade your new look around. Sometimes though you may buy something that is slightly too big for your frame. Polyester and spandex, although ... Read More »

Does cotton spandex shrink?

Spandex doesn't shrink, according to Cheryl Mendelson's book "Laundry: The Home Comforts Book of Caring for Clothes and Linens." But clothing containing spandex and cotton does shrink over time, sa... Read More »