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Is there a way to shrink 100% polyester?

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Answer #1 | 19/12 2013 23:03
No. Polyester won't shrink.
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Answer #2 | 20/12 2013 02:51
If it says 'do not tumble dry', then do so. This might work.
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Answer #3 | 20/12 2013 15:03
One hundred percent polyester fabric does not shrink, and running it through the dryer when the label indicates not to could result in a permanent change to the finish or texture of the fabric without a change in the size. If you have access to a sewing machine, take in the side seams; this can even be done using hand sewing. Really like the adding of darts method used in the first link below. http://seamstresserin.com/how-to-make-a-guys-t-shirt -fit-a-girl/ http://www.growandmake.com/take-in-a-shirt You can also take the item, pinned and marked for how much you need the side seam decreased, to a dry cleaner which offers small repair sewing. If you decide to take the item to a tailoring shop, let the tailor do all the pinning for the new seam allowance.
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