How to remove the most common fabric stains


Dreamer! If your clothes or fabric have been stained, this post is for you; here are some tips on how to remove the most common fabric stains.

Maybe your clothes or fabric have been stained after you put them on, sew or oil your sewing machine…

This is why today we made this list with some tips you can apply.

1. Hair dye stain

To remove dry ink or hair dye stains, we recommend you apply a little hair spray on the stain

The alcohol will penetrate the stained fabric and will make the stain become fresh again.

If the garment is white, apply about 2 tablespoons of bleach in 1 L of water and let soak the garment for 30 min.

If your garment is colored mix a little vinegar with water in equal parts and rub the stain until it disappears, after removing the stain wash it as you normally do.

2. Oil stain

If after oiling your sewing machine your fabric is stained with a little oil, you can remove the stains by applying baby powder.

3. Blood stain

If you accidentally get pricked by a needle or pin and stain your sewing project with blood

You can easily remove the stain with hydrogen peroxide, just apply a few drops on the stain and rub until it disappears completely.


4. Red wine stain

If by accident you stained your garment with red wine, the practice solution is to apply white wine on the red wine stain.

Then you should wash your colth as usually. The stain will desappears.

5. Lipstick stain

If any of your clothes get lipstick stains while you are putting it on, you can remove the stain by applying some 70° ethyl alcohol.

And rubbing the stain with a dry cloth until it disappears.


6. Makeup stain

On the other hand, if you have left a makeup stain, you can remove the stain by applying shaving cream:

Rub until the stain disappears, then wash the garment as usual, and done!

7. Oil ink stain

If you accidentally stain your clothes with oil paint and don’t know how to remove the stain

Carefully apply some pure acetone on the stain with a cloth and rub until it disappears.

Once you are done, wash your garment as you normally do and it will be as good as new.

7. Oxide stain

If any of your garments have a rust stain, apply the juice of a lemon directly to the stain, then pour a little vinegar and rub the stain with a sponge.

Let it dry in the sun and then wash as you normally do.

You will notice that the stain fades completely, repeat the procedure as many times as necessary.

We hope you take into account the tips we shared here and start forgetting the annoying fabric stains.

If you know more hacks you have employed in this case, please tell us in the comment box.

See you in another post with more information like this. Bye for now!

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