Reverse a Color Bleed with This Easy Tip

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A Common Dishwashing Liquid Can Remove Migrating Dye!

Have you ever finished a quilt only to have it bleed in the wash? While the first impulse is to panic, don’t worry. Dawn dishwashing liquid can usually remove the migrated dye.





One year while putting her holiday decorations away Julie Cefalu from The Crafty Quilter discovered that her lovely red and white tree skirt had bled from spilled water. Fortunately, she remembered an article from Suzy Quilts that provided the solution.

Reverse a Color Bleed with This Easy Tip

Julie soaked her tree skirt in Dawn dishwashing liquid according to Suzie’s instructions. All of the migrated dye was removed.

Reverse a Color Bleed with This Easy TipReverse a Color Bleed with This Easy Tip

Click here for Julie’s “My bleeding quilt and how I fixed it” article.

If you try Dawn and it doesn’t completely remove the stain, visit our “What to Do if Your Quilt Bleeds” article. Follow the links for more in depth suggestions.

 



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