Why in the world would you boil your t-shirt?
Cookies make wikiHow better. That is why most people hang dry their clothes to prevent shrinking. How to shrink a shirt.
Answers Relevance. Over time inks will break down and the hot and warm water will help it. Can I just put a new shirt into the dryer to shrink it or do I need to wash it first? I am not sure why others tell you to use hot water.T-shirt shrinking tutorial
Yahoo Answers. You can always save your shirt and protect it's print and later on if you don't return to your size cut it out and have it sewn on to your own t-shirt quilt. I did some research and found a few sources online that recommend placing the shirt in boiling hot water, letting it sit for 5 minutes, wringing it out, and voila: This technique may not preserve the fitted style of women's shirts.
You can see this happening with an old shirt that you don't want to let go.
Ok so let's just get to it. Also, Hot water can also cause the inks to fade if you have a graphic design printed on them. Not Helpful 4 Helpful 15. Be mindful to keep checking it as it drys.
Good luck. You can shrink cotton shirts, right? For me, this is no biggie because I am always washing my shirts incorrectly.
The only thing is your clothing is now too big. Bulk discounts available. First, i think it's a little annoying to keep plugging the merch.
Well, I did this at home. Hey Jessica, If your shirts do not have graphics printed on them then it will be safe to use hot water.