How to Shrink a Cotton T Shirt?

Answer If the t-shirt you got at an event, or the cool shirt you got as a present are way too large, don't despair! It's easy to shrink a cotton t-shirt until it fits.

Top Q&A For: How to Shrink a Cotton T Shirt

Can you shrink a t shirt if it is 99% cotton and 1% polyester preshrunk?

Will a 100% cotton T shirt shrink on a 40 degree wash and hot dryer?

Are we talking celcius or farenheit. 40 degrees C is just warm to the touch. 40 degrees F is refrigerator cold. Wash in cold water and air dry to be safe.

How to Shrink Cotton?

Most of today's cotton clothing is sold pre-washed or preshrunk. The garments are washed prior to being offered for sale so that the consumer does not have to worry about shrinkage. Many cotton ga... Read More »

How much do cotton shirts shrink?

Full, 100-percent cotton shirts may shrink as much as 5 percent, even high-quality ones. Blended shirts with polyester or other fabric tend to shrink less. It is best to purchase a larger shirt to ... Read More »