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Date: 7/29/12 1:29 AM

Somehow I got rust stains on my new linen blouse. Anyone know if there's a good way to get them out?

The fabric isn't white, so I doubt if I can bleach it, if that's what you're supposed to do.
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In reply to kareninwisconsin

Date: 7/29/12 2:58 AM

Don't try bleach.

Here are the results of a google search for 'remove rust stains from clothing.'

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Date: 7/29/12 1:01 PM

Thanks! Going to try the baking soda & water in a plastic bucket - at least I have the ingredients already.
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Date: 7/29/12 3:25 PM

JoAnns sells rust stain remover in the section with irons and steam a seam supplies.

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Date: 7/30/12 3:29 PM

I printed this list a while back, and keep it in one of those protective sleeves in the laundry area, it's been very helpful at times.... Martha's stain removal tips

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Date: 7/30/12 3:31 PM

and this page mentions the Whink rust remover product

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