Give It A Try On Other Marker Lines As Well!
Have you ever washed a new quilt only to discover that not all the blue markings washed out? Soluble blue marker lines usually disappear on contact with water – until they don’t. Then what to do?
If this happens to your quilt, consider the solution Susan from QuiltFabrication found – Dawn dish washing detergent. She details her process for removing lines in her article, which also explains what she tried that didn’t work.
Before using Dawn.
After using a 50% solution of Dawn and water.
Susan used Dawn two ways, as a spot cleaner and for soaking the entire quilt. For spots she used a solution of 50% Dawn and 50% water. Since she didn’t get all the spots she went on to soak the quilt in a bathtub with 3-4 inches of water and 1/4 cup of Dawn. Both solutions worked.
We can’t help but wonder if Dawn would also work to remove other types of stubborn markings. It’s worth a try!
You’ll find additional insights in the comments section at the end of Susan’s article.
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