Cleaning hoops

Old 10-24-2019, 11:45 AM
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What works best for removing spray adhesive from embroidery hoops? Thanks
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Old 10-24-2019, 03:53 PM
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I Googled it and found lots of answers. This one may help you.
https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q...338F&FORM=VIRE

Edited to add: Another one https://www.machineembroiderygeek.co...han-you-think/

When I was doing machine embroidery, I never sprayed near my hoops. I always took the new piece outside and sprayed it where not even overspray could get near my machine. I had been warned by a friend that she knew someone who paid a fortune to get all the glue cleaned out of her machine, not just the hoops, and waited months to get the machine back.

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Old 10-25-2019, 05:24 AM
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You can use alcohol to wipe off residue. I don't spray the hoops either when using spray baste.

Spray the back of the item and place onto the hooped stabilizer.

Another option is to use a spot of washable glue stick on the stabilizer and press the item into place.
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Thanks for the feedback. I never spray near my machine either. I spray the hooped stabilizer which means usually only the inner hoop gets spray on it. And I do spray lightly. I wonder whether something like GooGone might work. Haven’t had a lot of luck using alcohol.
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I use GooGone to clean the residue off, then wash the hoop with soap & water, then dry well with a paper towel. I spray the stabilizer before hooping too.
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