How To Shrink Jeans Length

It can be difficult to find jeans that are the right length, so knowing how to shrink jeans length can help you to get that perfect fit. Buying jeans a little bit too big and long sometimes may be the only option that you may have, but they don't have to stay that way. If you have to buy jeans that are a little bit longer and bigger than the regular size that you wear, it is possible for you to shrink them.  Knowing how to shrink jeans length is easy, and anyone can do it.

To shrink jeans length you need:

  • washing machine
  • dryer
  • laundry detergent
  1. Machine wash your jeans. Place your jeans in the washing machine and set the water setting all the way on hot. Allow your jeans to go thought the washing machine cycle as they normally would. It is best to wash the jeans by themselves to prevent the dye from getting on any other clothes.
  2. Dry your jeans in the dryer. Once your jeans are done washing in the washing machine, place them in the dryer. Put the dryer setting on the highest heat setting possible. Let your dryer run all the way until your jeans are completely dry. The heat from the dryer will help your jeans length to shrink. 
  3. Your jeans can possible stretch back out. As you wear you jeans they will most likely stretch back out again. Your jeans length, may not necessarily stretch, but everything else can. Sitting and walking over time can cause the jeans to stretch again. If your jeans start to stretch and you want to shrink them again, repeat the above steps.
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