Permanent Marker Stain Removal from Clothing

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How do I get permanent marker out of clothing?

Permanent Marker Stain Removal from Clothing

You can try to remove permanent marker stains by rinsing the stains with cold water until the water runs clear. Place the fabric on a paper towel, then saturate the stains with rubbing alcohol, using a cotton ball as a blotter. Change paper towels as necessary as it absorbs the color. Wash the garment in the hottest water possible for the fabric, adding bleach (color-safe for colored fabrics), then rinse in warm water. Unfortunately, permanent marker is called permanent for a reason and cannot always be removed.

   

Comments

12/27/2007 4:39:10 PM
Someone said:

Hairspray and dish detergent seem to work extremly well, I got orange sharpie out of a white sweater that way.


11/28/2008 11:38:35 AM
Dumb Husband said:

IT WORKED!!! I fixed my wifes shirt after my two year old daughter took a Sharpie Marker to it! Yes! Yes, my daughterwas under my supervision at the time. Now, all has been forgiven and forgotten.


12/15/2008 3:55:01 PM
mrs ree davis said:

thx im doin a sci. projec on dis lol


6/24/2009 10:40:33 PM
sam said:

also hairspray works great


8/12/2009 4:37:57 AM
jan ritchie said:

to remove permanent marker from clothes laminate floor carpets and yourself use linx mens body spray or air freshener that operate by a battery wall mounted sprayer they work every time




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