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Old 05-17-2011, 05:43 AM
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I had several of my tubs of fabric stored in our basement and the basement flooded. Some of the fabric became wet inside the tubs and I didn't realize it. Now some of it is molded and mildewed. Any suggestions for salvaging it. Thanks!
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Old 05-17-2011, 05:46 AM
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Oh no! :cry: Try washing with oxiclean. Sorry, don't know what else to tell you. I hope you can save it.
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Old 05-17-2011, 05:49 AM
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Originally Posted by sewnsewer2
Oh no! :cry: Try washing with oxiclean. Sorry, don't know what else to tell you. I hope you can save it.
someone wrote on here a few days ago about the same issue, they said, to try the oxiclean for the 1st wash and then normal wash for the 2nd. good luck
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Here are some good hints for removing mold

http://moldblogger.com/how-to-remove...from-clothing/
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Old 05-17-2011, 05:52 AM
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:cry: I feel your sadness. About the only thing you can do is send it all through the wash machine and see if it comes clean. Maybe you might have to cut out the mold/mildew part that did not come out in the wash. :cry:
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Oh, no! I have used amonia for mildew, works great!
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Old 05-17-2011, 06:02 AM
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Originally Posted by trkrsyf
I had several of my tubs of fabric stored in our basement and the basement flooded. Some of the fabric became wet inside the tubs and I didn't realize it. Now some of it is molded and mildewed. Any suggestions for salvaging it. Thanks!
Thanks for all of the suggestions. I'll keep you posted!
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Oh I can feel your pain! Good luck with all the washing.
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Oh no!!! Hope you find a way to clean them....bummer!
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ooooo that is awful...good luck with the other suggestions!
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