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Old 01-02-2019, 07:27 PM
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I have some Biz! I'll try that.
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Old 01-02-2019, 08:23 PM
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Restoration or Retroclean (same basically) then for bleeding check out Dawn Cavanaugh on-line--she tells how to use blue Dawn dish detergent to get out bleeds. Cola should wash out fairly easily--I'm thinking coffee???
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Old 03-18-2020, 09:19 PM
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It's been a little over a year- did you get the stain out? What did you end up using??
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Old 03-20-2020, 10:50 AM
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It's been a little over a year- did you get the stain out? What did you end up using??
Thanks for asking. I tried soaking with Biz, Era, Dawn dish soap. Each helped some but not enough. Then I soaked it overnight in liquid OxyClean. Most of the brown stains finally came out. There are still some red spots from the bleed from the backing but they're not too bad. The only casualty was the label - it was on printer fabric with a pic of her dog. The picture faded a lot but I can live with that and the quilt doesn't look too bad now.
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Old 03-20-2020, 10:53 AM
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Thank you so much for the update! I always wonder what happened after the end of the story . Sounds all in all like a pretty good outcome.
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Old 03-20-2020, 12:22 PM
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I too have used Oxyclean to get stains out of already washed and dried items. I had to soak on piece more than 2 weeks for a major stain. It was a shirt with a black oil stain. It came out and no sign of the stain anywhere. It is worth a try.
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Oh I love the dachshunds, they are the best. I would try a product I think it is called Restore, it removed several old stains on items I had little hope for.
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Old 03-26-2020, 08:14 AM
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So sorry for this "accident" of the stains on the quilt but very happy for you to get most of the stains out. I feel for you as it hurts sometimes when you see this issue and you have worked so hard on the quilt. BTW-the quilt is so adorable.
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Old 03-26-2020, 10:04 AM
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I vote for Restoration. I have not used it personally, but a quilter in Florida had a 1930's quilt that had many large brown stains. She found Resoration on the internet and bathtub soaked it several times. She said it really had a nasty smell and the water turned brown and repeated the process several times. --- She was showing us the results of her efforts. The whites were white as snow and the colors in the patches did not run and remained bright. Again, I vote for Restoration.
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Old 04-04-2020, 04:51 AM
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I had an old table top runner with a brown stain about the size of a quarter. I forgot what I used on it, but after I used it the hole was Gone. Now there was a hole in the runner - about the size of a quarter.
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