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Getting Dye Out of Clothing

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June 30, 2015

I was tie dyeing and I didn't realize I was wearing one of my favorite bright pink shirts. I quickly changed the shirt and ran cold water on it, but there are still blue dots of dye on it. The shirt is 100% cotton and all pink with a design pocket on the front and design on most of the back. I don't want to do any harm to my shirt and I just want to get the blue stains out. I would really appreciate the help, I just got the shirt for my birthday and I didn't think about changing my shirt when I was tie dyeing.

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June 24, 2015

My kids recently tie dyed some clothes at school and got unwanted dye on their regular clothes. How do I safely remove it?

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June 4, 2015

I wore a black shirt under a white linen jacket and now there are black stains in the armpit area. How do I get this out?

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April 17, 20150 found this helpful

I have a white jeans jacket that Oxiclean left blue spots on. My husband put it in the dryer. How do I get the stains out?

By Lorinda W

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February 24, 20150 found this helpful

How do I remove green dye from my white pants?

By Jacqui S from Mulwala NSW Australia

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May 2, 20140 found this helpful

How do I remove black dye from red clothing?

By DJ

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March 18, 20140 found this helpful

I had bought some grey pants for my husband and I washed them. When I took them out of the washer to hang them to dry, I realised that they had a light reddish pinkish spot on them. Is there a solution for this?

By Christina from Lafayette, LA

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August 25, 20130 found this helpful

How do I get the blue dye out of the white ring of the neck and arms of a navy blue cheerleading shirt? I washed the top in with dark clothes and had a pair of jeans that faded onto the shirt. I then put it in the dryer. I forgot about it being in the wash and now the white is blue. I've used the Tide pen it took some out, I've used Clorox 2 no luck, and I've used Oxiclean stain remover. Anyone have any ideas?

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August 7, 2013

I need to know how to get like a mustard color tie dye stain out of a pink shirt, if there is a way.

By Callie L.

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July 28, 20130 found this helpful

The dress was on the back of a truck and it rained and soak through the suitcase and my new dress got stained.

By Judy B. from Norfolk, VA

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October 31, 20090 found this helpful

How do I get blue dye out of white clothing?

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September 1, 20090 found this helpful

I've just accidentally washed new white tops (which contain slight splashes of color design) with a blue skirt. Now the main body of both white tops are a pale blue! What can I do?

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September 26, 20140 found this helpful

I had a bright/light yellow tank and washed it with colors, but after washing it, my tank was grey toned. How can I fix this?

By MK

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December 1, 20140 found this helpful

Hello,
Been there try washing the tank top in a bucket or sink with a bit of Woolite and oxy wash powder in warm water then hang to dry. Hope my tip helps - Maria

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September 5, 20140 found this helpful

How do you remove dye from black Levi jeans which has discolored a white blouse?

By Judith G.

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September 8, 20140 found this helpful

Carbona makes a product called "color run remover" It should be in the section with the dye. Also there is a color grabber cloth that you put in the washer with the garment. I can't remember what it's called, but it's in the laundry section of the store. If either of these don't work, you could try appliques or any kind of bling to cover the spots.

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November 23, 20130 found this helpful

I've got a black jacket with a white fur hood. When I've washed it the black dye made the white fur hood grey. Any ideas how I can get the hood back to its right colour?

By Clare from Manchester

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November 24, 20130 found this helpful

I know that there is a product now, that works in the washing machine. I know that we may be reversing what happened, but it is worth a try. Of course I do not have the name. I watched a commercial about it and I know it works. It looks like a fabric conditioner dryer sheet. I found it at the grocery store in the laundry soap isle. If you do not read a better idea, and find this product, you could try it by rewashing them. It is a great product for those wash loads that you need to have done faster, like the night before school. Hope you get help. Lois

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August 29, 20130 found this helpful

I have just washed my son's new school t-shirt which is yellow with my normal colours (none of which run) and for some reason when I took it out of the machine it had blue dye on it and now it looks a "dirty" yellow colour. Any tips on how to get it back to it's original colour would be appreciated.

By Ann-Marie A

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September 4, 20130 found this helpful

Get Rit Dye color remover and follow the pkg directions. It should come out. Good luck.

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July 18, 20130 found this helpful

How do I prevent or remove dye that is running on my garments? I put like colors together on cold and have used every type of detergent and my clothes still come out with spots. They look like grease spills and I know they aren't. They even appear on the back of a tee shirt sometimes. Help.

By Barbara J

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July 23, 20130 found this helpful

Colors bleeding onto garments stain the entire garment or they stain the area where they sit for a length of time such as if you leave things in the washer for some time before putting them into the dryer. I suspect that you have some other sort of thing going on; if they look like grease spots, I would think they might very well be grease spots. For that, I find that any good stain remover for grease, such as Shout, works; although the best thing I have found is an Orange peel cleaner. If the marks are a lighter color, it could be some type of acne medication or something of that nature that you are using on your skin. That kind of stuff will bleach out color and discolor necklines, and also it will look like fingerprints on colored garments, but will not show up until after the garment is laundered.

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May 11, 2010

How can I remove blue jean dye from an orange colored shirt?

By Nancy from Wood River, IL

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May 11, 20100 found this helpful

RIT, available in grocery stores, etc. sell a product that gets color off of clothes. Sorry to not have more info. At Kroger in Houston, TX USA they sell RIT in the aisle where the laundry soap is. Good luck!

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May 13, 20100 found this helpful

The product you want is "Color Out" and it is sold in the area with fabric dyes. Works great.

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