Stained quilt Help!
Posted 13 August 2017 - 09:41 AM
Posted 13 August 2017 - 11:04 AM
The crayola website recommends using a cotton ball soaked in rubbing alcohol for the silly putty stain, followed by using dawn dish soap to scrub it out. Dawn is my go to for everything but I haven't done rubbing alcohol on cotton. Maybe do a test run on another piece of fabric or an inconspicuous area since this is an heirloom?
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Posted 15 August 2017 - 09:38 AM
After you scrape the putty off you can try a combination of 2 parts hydrogen peroxide (a new bottle, it has a shelf life after being opened) and 1 part Dawn dish detergent (the regular blue kind.) Spay it on and let it sit for a day then wash as usual. Hydrogen peroxide is a color safe way to bleach something. If it works some, but not entirely, you can do it again as many times as needed. If that doesn't work you can try a smellier option requiring a lot of rinsing by spraying Goo Gone on it. I bought mine at a regular grocery store. A store like Home Depot probably carries it too because it takes out grease and paint. It's color safe too but smells like being inside an orange rind. Again, it might take several uses to get something all the way out. I've gotten out spaghetti sauce, ground in blueberries and make up with the those two methods.
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