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« on: September 16, 2008 03:52:17 AM »

It's my first time trying to sew clothes, glad I done, anyways....
I washed the clothes in the washing machine, but that fabric pencil mark didn't come off.

What should I do to make the marks come off? (without bleaching)
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« Reply #1 on: September 16, 2008 01:06:05 PM »

I know it's a pain to do (Oh, how I know!), but I've had good luck taking an old toothbrush and water to basic cottons/jersey. . . if that doesn't work, maybe try treating it like a regular stain?

And maybe taking the pencil back to the store or tossing it out and never getting that brand again. 
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« Reply #2 on: September 18, 2008 06:47:25 AM »

magic eraser. or dawn dish soap (with bleach but it won't bleach)  I use that for everything.
white crayons work well in the future and you can just iron it out as long as its not silk.
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