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« on: September 21, 2007 01:43:09 PM »

Hi everyone, im currently working on a project that uses hot glue and it sorta got messy on some areas. How can i remove the hot glue safely without affecting fabric? Thanks!
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SpottedFrog
« Reply #1 on: September 22, 2007 08:26:32 PM »

wait untill it's cooled completely & peel it off. If the fabric is too pourous/ thin/ fragile it might tear- test on a scrap first.
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« Reply #2 on: September 23, 2007 11:35:07 AM »

I've heard that if you put the whole thing in the freezer for awhile, or rub the hot glue with an ice cube, (or walk outside in a Montana winter!), then flex the area with the glob of glue, it will 'pop' off.  But, I haven't tried it.

I have tried using a blow dryer to eliminate all the spider-webby strings that are left over.  That works really great!
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