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Topic: Removing a print from a fabric? (Store bought reuable bags with the store labels  (Read 1422 times)
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« on: March 31, 2011 02:57:22 PM »

Here's my problem- I have tonnes of reusable shopping bags, but they all have store labels on them that I'd like to remove,
I know running a hot iron over it, the print will come off onto the iron, but is there another way?
I'd like to fade/ remove the labels from the bags so I can put my own images on to the bag.
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« Reply #1 on: January 23, 2012 09:23:35 AM »

Your best bet might be to cover them with a patch.
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« Reply #2 on: January 06, 2013 01:52:04 PM »

I had the same problem recently - and I painted over the image with acrylic paint, although fabric paint might be a better bet and not sure how long the acrylic will last before it flakes off.
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« Reply #3 on: January 11, 2013 11:43:28 AM »

I would sew a patch over, or gesso over the image and paint over it.
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« Reply #4 on: October 18, 2013 12:59:12 PM »

A lot of the bags are finished on the inside as nicely as the outside.  I just turn the bag inside out.
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