Blueberry Stain Removal from Clothing or Tablecloth

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How can I remove a blueberry stain from my tablecloth?

Blueberry Stain Removal from Clothing or Tablecloth

This solution to removing your blueberry stains sounds crazy, but it does work. Stretch the stained areas over a bowl or a sink, then pour boiling water from a height of several feet above the cloth through the stain. Or, you can try using a commercial enzyme stain remover, or mix equal parts vinegar, water, and liquid dishwashing soap in a squeeze bottle, shake, and work into the spots. Let stand a few minutes, then launder.

   

Comments

10/7/2006 11:57:20 AM
erika b. said:

The vinegar tip worked on my daughters favourite velvet dress. The blueberry stain faded slowly away during treatment. thanks a lot!


7/2/2007 11:29:03 PM
Ines said:

The vinegar tip is awsome! Major thumb size blueberry stain on favorite corduroy pants ELIMINATED! 5 minutes...Keep rubbing gently..Thank you so much!


8/4/2007 3:24:49 AM
carol k said:

I know the boiling water works. the water needs to be rust free, or you will have another stain. thanks for the reminder


8/11/2007 5:26:13 AM
vicki n. said:

the vinegar really works!!!! I used it straight on the stain and let it sit then poured boiling water..ta da!!! stain gone..thanks for the tip...


8/21/2007 10:35:12 AM
Ruth Stern said:

I used all three attacks - stain remover, vinegar mix and boiling water - and finally succeeded I was able to work on the stain immediately.


8/22/2007 12:14:01 AM
Jen H. said:

I really can't believe the the boiling water tip worked, but it did! The stains were already several hours old. The only one this method had trouble with was a stain I tried to clean with cold water previously; it's still 97% gone though.


8/29/2007 9:57:17 AM
G Jones said:

great, thank you


8/29/2007 10:19:24 AM
Gladys R said:

Hot water works great! I was at work eating blueberry's and dropped one on my white pants, it made three stains. I boiled some water in the microwave pour over my white pants and like magic stains came out. Thanks so much!


12/9/2007 5:49:04 PM
elizabeth said:

i just used this vinegar mixture on blueberry fingerprints on my fabric couch. it worked!


11/30/2008 6:05:06 PM
chuck n' babs said:

Call us crazy but we tried this method (boiling water from several feet) on a three day old blueberry stain on a yellow v-neck sweater that was right at the bottom of the "V". STAIN IS GONE!!! Thanks


7/23/2009 6:48:53 PM
Susan M. said:

I didn't have the vinegar, but I used the dishwasher liquid, a Tide pen and Biz and ran through cold water. After I laundered the shirt with Forever New. The stains came out.


8/5/2009 9:50:39 PM
Tom S. said:

Aug 5 09 I just tried the boiling water tip on blueberry pie stain on a cotton cloth towel. It Works. The vinegar water/soap solution only changed the color.


7/21/2011 9:39:17 PM
Lucia G. said:

The vinegar tip worked on a white blouse. The blueberry stain faded completely. Thank you.


9/11/2011 2:39:04 PM
mod said:

boiling water worked perfectly on hubbie's linen shorts!


9/12/2011 5:35:28 PM
Pat F said:

Last weekend I got several blueberry stains on my brand new red bermuda shorts. I tried cold water two minutes after it happened, they never went away. I tried Shout for two days, they laughed at me. Then I googled for advice and got this one. While pouring boiling water on them they simply vanished in front of my eyes.


11/10/2011 9:38:58 AM
kate r. said:

Boiling water worked a treat on removing blueberry stain on husband's white dress shirt. Thanks for the tip.


2/7/2012 6:17:31 PM
derek w. said:

Wow! I'm shocked and very happy. The hot water alone method completely removed spots blueberry stains from one of my favorite khaki pants.
Thank you!


6/14/2012 3:25:55 PM
SHIRL said:

Great. I just got 4 blueberry stains out of my light green cotton shirt. Used vinegar then poured the boiling water over it. I could see it disappear before my eyes. Thanks, it saved one of my favorite shirts.


7/5/2012 10:55:24 AM
Matrtha said:

I got a bluberry stain on my white shirt, this worked perfect!


7/10/2012 10:15:55 AM
nadia said:

Thank you! It works!!!


6/11/2015 6:58:23 PM
irene said:

the boiling water took several blueberry stains out of my white cotton jacket. Soo happy. Thanks




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