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Thread: Washable graphite pencil not washing out - update!

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    Try hairspray. I spray and rub it into ink marks and then wash it. Always comes right out.

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    which washble graphite pencil did you use

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    Quote Originally Posted by kbishburg View Post
    The pen I used was the Fons and Porter washable graphite pen.
    Time to get scientific. I have plenty of fabric so I'll make a new sandwich, mark it up and do FMQ on it as before. When I am finished, I will cut the sandwich into a number of pieces and test the following

    Agent
    Oxyclean Soak in Oxyclean and cold water
    TideTo Go
    Mr Clean Magic Eraser
    Marking pencil Removal
    Restoration
    Milk
    White Eraser
    Clorax Stain Buster and Color Booster
    Rubbing Alcohol/DW soap/water 6 TBSP isopropyl alcohol + 2 TBSP water + 2-3 drops liquid DW soap
    Synthrapol
    H2O2 plus Dawn 2 parts hydrogen peroxide to 1 part Dawn. Use soft toothbrush

    Will post the results so we can all learn something (hopefully). yesterday, I bought all the ingredients, Oxyclean, Tide to Go, Clorox, alcohol, hydrogen peroxide, etc. The cashier asked me if I was doing some serious laundry!!
    Anxiously awaiting your results!

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    Boy you have a lot of experimenting to do. Are you starting to feel like a mad scientist? This is such a drag that the faint lines have remained. I'm sure your bound to fix it. You know we don't see many ribbon embroidered quilts on this sight would it be possible for you to post a picture of the whole quilt? It looks so beautiful.

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    This is really beautiful and will certainly look great on your Passover Table.

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