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Honey I Shrunk the Shirts! - Heeeelllp!

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leeloo1 Mon 09-Nov-09 10:53:23

Ok, DH reckons I shrink his work shirts as they end up very short on him (he's 6'2 so its noticeable). I wash them at 40 degrees (normal cotton wash) and tumble them for up to 10 minutes to get the worst of the creases out before ironing them.

Am I doing anything wrong (other than not sending them to a cleaner or making him do them himself?)? His complaining is getting annoying!

kcartyparty Mon 09-Nov-09 23:48:15

Tumble drying is well known for shrinking!!

If you want to make ironing those creases out easier do it when the shirt is still damp. I do this for the table cloths in my restaurant. Works great.

leeloo1 Tue 10-Nov-09 10:33:32

Oh thanks, oops guess it was my fault after all. I told DH he'd just put on weight! grin

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