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This is a unique way to fold your shirts quickly. It lessens the time spent folding shirts. Impress your friends and family with this neat trick.
 
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Step 1: Lay shirt on flat surface face up.

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Step 2: Orient shirt horizontally with left sleeve facing toward you

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Step 3: Pinch the right shoulder seam half way between collar and sleeve with right hand

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Step 4: Pinch middle of shirt in line with left hand

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Step 5: Fold shirt in half by crossing right hand over left

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Step 6: Add bottom of shirt to your right handed pinch

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Step 7: Uncross arms

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Step 8: Lay shirt on backside and fold in half

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Step 9: Watch in action

This video shows steps 1-8 in sequence.
I learned this a few years ago in an email from a Japanese show. use it all the time and amaze everyone that sees it. Glad to see someone share this trick.
inad4 years ago
WOW! Its like poetry in motion!! Now I'm going to fight my wife over who gets to fold my T shirts.
Bran6 years ago
This would be better suited for a video than a full-out Instructable, given that not many directions are needed. Still, I like the method.
Ah, but you can't print a video.
Lisah6 years ago
simple to do.
dacker6 years ago
Isn't this elsewhere on Instrucables, billed as the Japanese way of shirt-folding? I've been meaning to try it out anyway....
I think I saw this one before...