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To remove crayon stains from clothing, first you need to scrape the stain with a butter knife to ensure that as much crayon is removed as possible. Then, if you scrub it with a non-gel toothpaste it should remove the stain. Wash as usual after the treatment. You could also try soaking it with a purchased pre-treatment solution before washing if the toothpaste doesn't do the trick.
Pretty cool. Helps when little kids are drawing pictures in crayon.
I have found that covering a crayon stain with old cloths or paper napkins and applying dry heat from an iron does a great job.
I accidentally said that I liked this tip. But the truth is that I actually hated this tip because it would take me soo long to go through a whole load of baked in crayon stains! I would have to stay home a whole week! But I could understand this for maybe a single piece of clothing though... but not a whole load, are you kidding me? Especially when it's not gonna be scraping off with a butter knife or something, because it's already in the fabric. But ya that isn't something I'm going to be doing... If you have the same problem that I have, go to http://www.stain-removal-101.com/crayon-stain-removal.html because that is what I did and it actually worked! I didn't think of using baking powder but that's all it needed. And if that doesn't work remember to try to bleach it or use this stuff that I've used before... it works really well it's just that it smells really bad so I wanted to see an easier way first before I chose to do that. But the stuff is called RIT DYE and it really does work! :)
|Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.|