To avoid shrinking jeans when washing them, turn them inside out and wash them with gentle detergent in cold water with the gentlest cycle allowed by the washer. Follow by air drying the jeans or by drying them for only ... More »

To set the dye in your blue jeans and prevent bleeding, wash your jeans in cold water with white vinegar. This process takes from the length of one wash cycle to overnight. You need cold water, white vinegar and a washer... More »

The following guidelines will help you keep designer jeans in the best possible condition. To avoid fading, shrinkage and damage, you need to take care when washing them. More »

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The amount that jeans shrink when washed in hot water depends primarily on the temperature of the water and the materials the jeans are made with. Jeans made with a combination of denim and cotton fibers tend to shrink m... More »

To bleach jeans, submerge them in a basin filled with equal amounts of hot water and bleach, wring them out, wash them twice without detergent, and hang them up to dry. This two-hour project requires rubber gloves, newsp... More »

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Acetate fabrics can be machine washed on the gentle cycle in warm water, with a mild detergent, then laid out flat to dry. If stained, rinse first in cold water before washing. Avoid wringing out the fabric if hand washi... More »

To stretch out jeans that are too tight, simply soak in a bathtub filled with warm water while wearing the jeans. Afterward, while still wearing the wet jeans, do a few sets of lunges and squats. More »