Instead of just folding them haphazardly and then placing one on top of the next you can instead fold your t-shirts into a rectangle or square shape and then file them on their side, almost like file folders, to get the result above.
The photos above were sent in by a reader, Jennifer, who obviously achieved a dramatic result with just this little trick.
Below is a video which gives you detailed instructions on how to fold t-shirts this way.
This folding and organization tip has been so popular, because it both works and because it's easy to implement. See below for another reader photo where she showed the steps of how she folds her t-shirts, as well as before and after pictures from more readers who've implemented this tip, to get you excited to try it for yourself!
Top photo courtesy of Jennifer Malonzo-Rocero, and bottom photo courtesy of another reader, Erica
Before & After Photos From Readers Who've Used This Shirt Folding Technique
Here are some photos from readers who've seen this tip, and then implemented it in their own drawers.
These before and after photos really illustrate both how much neater your drawers can look when everything is folded uniformly, but also how this folding technique can allow the same number of shirts to fit into a smaller space.
That means you can worry less about decluttering clothes, and instead easily find and enjoy the ones you do own!
The photos above were sent in by a reader, Lynn. She said, "I did this to all the drawers too. So much more space now!"
These photos above was sent in by another reader, Gynne. She said, "Well I've just finished doing this and love it. I've ended up condensing 2 draws into 1, before a mess, after heaps good."
Folding Shirts This Way Can Work For Both Adults & Kids
The really great thing about this simple folding technique is that it works for both adults and kids. You can see that from the many photos shared by readers who've seen this tip, and then done this for their own clothing drawers.
In the collage photo above, the top photo is from a reader, Desiree. She said, "Singlets/ tshirts rolled to maximise space (I can fit 4 times more doing this rather than having them folded).
The bottom left photo is from Karen, who said, "Three bags full of clothes to donate and only kept some favorite tshirts. Organized so I can see what I have and if a new one comes in, then one will have to go out!"
Finally, the bottom right photo is from Jessica, who said, "I couldn't squeeze in another shirt when they were stacked on top of each other, and hubby couldn't ever find what he wanted, so this one needed to be done right away for everyone's sanity."
The folding technique also works for organizing kids dresser drawers as well. You can see that from these photos below.
The top photo of this collage was provided by a reader, Andrea, who said, "It works. This only took ten mins from stuffed to overflowing to wow."
The bottom photo was provided by Noe, who said, "This is how we do the girls' shirts, roll them up, single layer in a shallow drawer (colored tool boxes as dressers)."
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