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How can I remove color bleeding?

I have a blouse (98% poly/2% spandex) that is ivory colored with black sleeves.  Machine Washable and Bleachable. Hang to dry.  Have worn and wash many times with no problems.  Wore it with a jacket that I have also worn several times.  This last time I wore it, when I removed the jacket, I found that color had bled into the area around the armhole. I have washed it several times, using a stain removal spray, oxiclean, and bleach (separately of course). It has helped but still is quite visible.  Any suggestions?  Thanks in advance

By: Lori Broadway

One Response to “How can I remove color bleeding?”

  1. Jennifer Miller says:

    This is a tough question. Here’s one suggestion that I turned up are how.com! Good luck!

    1
    Pretreat the garment with heavy-duty laundry detergent. Let it sit for 30 minutes, then rinse well with warm water.

    2
    Mix 1 cup dish detergent, 1 cup water and 1 cup ammonia in a large pot or bucket. Test a hidden area of the fabric or garment with the ammonia solution to make sure the color won’t fade or bleed. If the color is unaffected, place the affected garment in the ammonia solution and let it sit for several minutes.

    3
    Rinse well with warm water, then launder the garment as usual. Do not place the garment in the dryer until the dye stain is completely removed, as the heat will set the stain.

    4
    Wash the garment again if the dye stains are still present. Instead of using your regular laundry detergent, wash the garment by itself and add ¼ cup boric acid to the wash water.

    Read more: http://www.ehow.com/how_6965307_remove-dyes-bleed-fabric.html#ixzz2rcnGz22j