Rolling vs Folding by Valerie Brown Cheers

Being an ex flight attendant, we were taught how to get more into bags by rolling!

Here we will share with you how to roll to get more into a carry on bag and into your luggage so you carry less.

Nowadays, with charges for extra bags we could use some tips on how to roll rather than folding our clothing and get way more into our carry on bags.

Airlines are wanting you to bring on smaller carry ons and you will find that taking things with you just in case anything were to happen to your big luggage by rolling can be done.

Always, carry a change of clothing in your carry on bag with essentials which can also be rolled if you put them in ziplock bags, etc.

How to Roll Clothing for Packing : Smart Packing & Travel Tips

First, we will visit with Leslie Wilmott and she is rolling exactly the way I use to roll when a flight attendant.

Rolling clothing for packing is both a great way to prevent wrinkles and save some space in your suitcase at the same time. Roll clothing for packing with help from a travel savvy professional in this free video clip.
You will be surprised how rolling is a way to not only get more into a smaller, but using a smaller bag for carry on is so less stressful, but also there is a way to roll them when you unroll them, they will be wrinkle free!

When rolling it makes it also easier and much faster when your baggage is being examined by TSA’s too!

Series Description: Smart packing for your trip will allow you to both take everything that you’re going to need and make sure that you don’t end up with a lot of wrinkled clothing once you get there. Learn about smart packing and other travel tips with help from a travel savvy professional in this free video series.

How to Pack Clothes for Traveling Using the Rolling Method

Now…this next video is also totally helpful and again another to get more into your luggage and carry much less!

When traveling it’s important to pack efficiently, organized and smart. The method I show in this video is rolling the clothing into a tight bundle that makes them very compact. Rolling your clothes is a great way to prevent wrinkles and conserve space. When you roll clothing you can fit more than you can normally by folding or just placing clothes in to your luggage bag. This can also be used for things other than traveling such as any time you are moving clothing and want to conserve space. The same method can be used on other clothes I did not demonstrate such a shorts, the same way the pants were rolled would be applied. The first T-shirt in the video was designed by me and can be purchased at

Army Packing Hack: How to Pack Luggage Like a Pro for Travel || Space Saving Military Style 

Enjoy this video also using Military rolling, but if you roll properly, I assure you won’t have to use an iron while travelling!

 I hope these videos help you and happy rolling! 😉 

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