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shrinking down a BB ocbd

tonup277

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has anyone machine washed a BB OCBD (traditional cotton version, not non-iron) in hot and tumble dried?
about how much shrinkage could i expect if i go this route?

i'm awaiting shipment a few in 14.5/32 and 14.5/33...and based on trying them on at the store, i wouldn't mind shrinking down 1/2" around the neck.
i think a perfect size for me would've been 14/32...but it appears 14.5 is the smallest they go.

or is machine washing/drying a severe no-no?
 

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The one larger shirt I have shrunk only a quarter inch or so in the neck with hot and tumble.

I usually warm wash then air dry.
 

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Neck shrikage about 1/4"
Sleeve about 1/2"

To get that, wash in HOT water and tumble dry HIGH HEAT.

Don't worry about ruining the shirt, because it will not.
 

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