How to Fold Pajamas

Fresh, folded pajamas tucked under a pillow or in your dresser drawer are much more inviting than rumpled pajamas scooped from the floor.

When folding pajamas, consider folding them into halves or thirds.When folding pajamas, consider folding them into halves or thirds.
And although you could toss those P. J. s over the back of a chair or ball them up and toss them onto a shelf, It requires only a few flips of the wrist and elbows to properly fold pajamas.

Hold the pants up in front of you and fold them over lengthwise so that the legs, waist and seat align.

Lay the folded pants on a bed or workspace and smooth away the wrinkles with your hand.

Fold the ankle of the pants up to the knee and smooth the crease.

Fold the knee up to the waist and smooth the crease.

Set the folded pajama bottoms aside.

Hold the pajama shirt up in front of you and fold it over lengthwise so that the collar, sleeves and waist hem align.

Lay the folded shirt on a bed or workspace and smooth away the wrinkles with your hand.

Fold the arms back across the body of the shirt so that the arms meet or extend past the waist hem and smooth away the wrinkles.

Fold the shirt cuffs up to the elbow and smooth the crease.

Fold the bottom of the shirt up to the collar and smooth the crease.

Tip

  • Stack the folded shirt on top of the pants to store.

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Kristie Brown is a publisher, writer and editor. She has contributed to magazines, textbooks and online publications. Brown holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Texas at Austin.