Woman shares genius way to store jeans so they take up less space – and you've probably been doing it wrong for years | The Sun

A MUM-OF-TWO shared her genius way to store jeans so that they don’t take up as much space in your wardrobe OR drawers – and her method is the easiest thing ever.

Natasha Swingler is a self-styled folding and organising expert.

The content creator goes by Effective Spaces online and has a fan base of 3.4 million on Instagram.

And of all the folding tips people request from her, jeans are the most popular.  

Hanging jeans in the wardrobe

To hang jeans up in the wardrobe, Natasha starts by folding the jean legs together and hooking the back belt loop onto the hanger hook. 

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She then folds the leg of the jeans over the bottom of the hanger so that they are sat diagonally on the hanger but won’t take up loads of space in the wardrobe.

Folding jeans for the drawers

To fold jeans in the most space effective way possible, Natasha starts by lying them out flat on the floor.

She then folds the legs in half so that the bottom of the leg is touching the waistband of the jeans.

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Second, she repeats the fold so the jeans are only a quarter of the original length.

To finish the fold, Natasha folds the jeans in half so that they are just a little cube of denim that will slot perfectly into your drawers.

Many of us struggle to easily store our jeans and just ball them up at the bottom of our drawers.

But Natasha’s hacks have helped hundreds of people keep their jeans un-crinkled and stored effectively.

One fan said: “I’ve been using your folding techniques for the last year and it’s made me less grumpy when laundry day rolls around. 

“Not to mention that city living and a premium on space doesn’t give us much room for storage. 

“Your techniques have allowed my family of four to pack all of our clothes into one dresser!”

A second penned: “Oh my, this is pure genius and elegance! 

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“So chic and efficient! Love this!”

A third quipped: “Thanks to you, I have become so organised that I cannot explain.”

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