How to Make a T Shirt Folder

Those who travel full time for a living know the worst thing about traveling is packing. Trying to get one's entire life crammed into two suit cases is very frustrating. If you are not very good at folding you might like to think about making this folding machine. For a video demonstration, see link at bottom of page.

Steps

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    Cut the foam board or cardboard in to the following sizes:
    • Panel A is 7.5 Inches by 30 Inches (19cm x 76cm) (you need 2 panels A s)
    • Panel B is 9 Inches by 12 Inches (22cm x 30cm)
    • Panel C is 9 Inches by 18 Inches (22cm x 45cm)
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    Tape panels together as shown.
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    Place a shirt face down centered on panel B.
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    Fold Panel A1.
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    Fold Panel A2.
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    Fold Panel C.
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    You now have a folded shirt.

Tips

Warnings

  • Please make sure you don’t cut or ruin what is underneath the material you're cutting.

Things You'll Need

  • 2 20″x30″ foam board (1 dollar each at the dollar store) or you can use scrap cardboard.
  • Heavy duty tape
  • Cutting device (box cutter)
  • Ruler
  • Pen or Marker

Article Info

Categories: Travel Packing