The Japanese T-Shirt Folding Technique

published Jan 6, 2011
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Maybe it’s post traumatic stress from my days working at the Gap when I was 16, but to this day I still obsess over my t-shirts looking perfectly merchandised on my closet shelf. Luckily, I recently discovered the Japanese folding technique, which creates a perfect fold in mere seconds. Next step is to add a little magician’s flair so I can give that guy who’s always juggling his socks at the laundromat a run for his money. Check out an explanation in English as well a couple of amusing bonus folds after the jump.

Japanese T-Shirt Fold (Explained in English):

Navy T-Shirt Fold:

How an Engineer Folds a T-Shirt: