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How o you get ink stains out of clothing?

I didn't realize my df left his pen clipped to his favorite shirt and I washed, now I can't get the ink out. what do i do?

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callmeBatmom

Asked by callmeBatmom at 12:31 PM on Jun. 20, 2011 in Home & Garden

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  • hair spray and rinse. dont dry it!!
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:33 PM on Jun. 20, 2011

  • I know on a rug not sure on a shirt. Sprinkle a teaspoon of cream of tartar on the stain, follow w/a few drops of lemon juice.. Rub the two into the stain, and then brush the powder away. Rinse immediately w/warm water. Repeat as necessary until the ink has vanished.
    MyAngel003

    Answer by MyAngel003 at 6:42 PM on Jun. 20, 2011

  • Good luck
    sherribeare

    Answer by sherribeare at 11:26 PM on Jun. 20, 2011

  • I"ve gotten sharpie ink off my pants with a liberal application of rubbing alcohol. I blotted with a clean white rag until the ink was all in the rag & none on the pants.
    karixma

    Answer by karixma at 3:13 PM on Jun. 26, 2011

  • it won't take the color out of the shirt will it?
    callmeBatmom

    Comment by callmeBatmom (original poster) at 11:34 AM on Jun. 27, 2011

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