SIGNUP - FREE Membership and 1 FREE Sewing Lesson
| FAQ | Login
 

Platinum Sponsor
Bernina
Bernina

Forum > Miscellaneous > Suggestions on how to clean whites that got mixed in laundry ( Moderated by Deepika, EleanorSews, CynthiaSue)

Please LOGIN or Join PatternReview
Go to Page:
Suggestions on how to clean whites that got mixed in laundry
Braunie
Braunie
USA
Member since 12/19/10
Posts: 34
Skill: Beginner
Send Message

      



Date: 12/8/11 5:41 PM

Forgot to separate some whites from a colored article and now a white shirt is very faintly pink. I airdried it and washed it again twice with non-chlorine bleach but does anyone have any other suggestions? I guess I can try real bleach next but have always been wary it may do more harm.
rmusic1
starstar
rmusic1
Member since 7/3/10
Posts: 1200
Skill: Advanced Beginner
Body Type:
Send Message

      



Date: 12/8/11 5:51 PM

I don't know what brand name it would go under in the US, but here in the UK you can get stuff which is specially designed to take the colour out of fabric which has been subjected to exactly the situation you just described. Maybe someone else can suggest where to buy in from in America.

Here in the UK you can get it from the supermarket.
happytobehere
happytobehere
Member since 7/31/10
Posts: 371
Skill: Intermediate
Body Type:
Send Message

      



Date: 12/8/11 6:15 PM

I think there's a product in the laundry aisle just for this purpose- wherever they sell detergent.
tourist
star
tourist  Friend of PR
British Columbia CANADA
Member since 7/23/07
Posts: 6769
Skill: Intermediate
Send Message

      



Date: 12/8/11 7:45 PM

Powdered Oxyclean might do it or there is a Rit dye remover product as well

------
http://bgballroom.wordpress.com to follow the progress on my next ballgown.

Sweetsong

Sweetsong
Michigan USA
Member since 12/26/05
Posts: 1066
Skill: Advanced
Send Message

      



Date: 12/8/11 8:08 PM

Rit Dye remover worked great for my dh's white gold shirts. He had washed them with a blue golf shirt and the whites looked sort of tie-dyed.
Braunie
Braunie
USA
Member since 12/19/10
Posts: 34
Skill: Beginner
Send Message

      



Date: 12/8/11 8:55 PM

Rit dye remover sounds familiar. Thank-you everyone. I'll give it a try!
EleanorSews
star
EleanorSews  Friend of PR
Board Moderator
Went to PR Weekend!

Michigan USA
Member since 7/26/07
Posts: 5933
Skill: Advanced
Body Type:
Send Message

      



Date: 12/8/11 9:31 PM

RIT color remover should do it.

------
"We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are." Anais Nin

"Attitude is the difference between an adventure and an ordeal." unknown

Go to Page:
Please LOGIN or Join PatternReview

printable version Printable Version

* Advertising and soliciting is strictly prohibited on PatternReview.com. If you find a post which is not in agreement with our Terms and Conditions, please click on the Report Post button to report it. Miscellaneous >> Suggestions on how to clean whites that got mixed in laundry

Merchants on PR

Fitography Patterns


Perfect fit from photos!
Deals!

Fitz Like a Glove Ironing Board Cover


Made In Australia
Deals!

Home Sewing Depot


Home Dec Sewing Supplies
Deals!

Patterns from the Past


vintage sewing patterns
Deals!

Nature's Fabrics


Natural & Organic Fabrics
Deals!

 
adv. search»
pattern | machine | member
        
Online Class
Fun with Fitting - BODICE w Darts
Fun with Fitting - BODICE w Darts

Class Details

Online Class
Fun with Fitting - PANTS
Fun with Fitting - PANTS

Class Details

Simplicity 2283

photo
by: SewWil

Review
9 inch Bent Handle Scissors

9 inch Bent Handle Scissors

Pattern Details
Islander Sewing Systems Motor City Express

Islander Sewing Systems Motor City Express

Pattern Details

Conditions of Use | Posting Guidelines | Privacy Policy | Shipping Rates | Returns & Refunds | Contact Us | About | New To PR | Advertising

Copyright © 2016 PatternReview.com® , OSATech, Inc. All rights reserved.