Keeping Jeans from Getting Wrinkled in the Dryer

March 20, 2011

A stack of nicely folded jeans.My brand new Wrangler blue jeans came out of the washer and dryer with horrible wrinkles. I have ironed them, but am not prepared to do that each time they're washed, and besides, the wrinkles are still there! Fabric softener will not make any difference. These are deep, deep wrinkles. Could they be defective and shall I return them?


By Jeanne from Billings, MT


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Try washing & drying them again. Wash in a load that gives items room to agitate. Before putting them in the dryer, stretch & shape them to get the wrinkles out. Tumble dry with a few tennis balls. Dry for 10 minutes, then check them to see if they need to be stretched/shaped again. Take them out when they are partially dry, clip them to a trouser/skirt hanger and let them finish air drying.

Make sure the washer & dryer are not overstuffed with other clothes as that contributes to wrinkling.

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March 20, 2011

Anytime I put my boyfriend's jeans in the dryer, no matter how small the load, the jeans always come out of the dryer horribly wrinkled.

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