How To Get Permanent Marker Out Of Fabric Step By Step

Hello everybody! How's it going? Have you ever gotten permanent fabric markers or any other permanent markers on your clothes or fabrics? Removing permanent marker from clothing or any other fabric items not easy, it's a little bit hard task. But in this article, I'm gonna show you some tips and tricks on how to get permanent marker out of fabric, so that you can easily remove marker stain from your garments.

So, if you wanna learn more about how to remove marker from clothes and fabrics, read the full content.

Hope this content will help you on removing permanent markers from your fabrics & clothing.

how to get permanent marker out of fabrics

Follow those methods to get permanent marker off fabrics:

Method 1: Using stain remover:

If you wanna remove permanent marker from fabric with fabric stain remover. At first, buy stain remover, you can visit your nearest fabric store, or you can buy it online.

Things you needed:

A. Your stained item

B. Stain remover

C. Paper towels

D. Cotton ball or White clean dish or tea towel

Step 1: Simply lay your fabric face down on a pad of paper towels. It will protect the surface underneath and also absorb some marker stain when you use stain remover on the affected area.

Step 2: Now apply stain remover to the underside of the marker stain. To do this, use a cotton ball or a clean white towel.

Soak up your cotton ball or towel with stain remover and then press it against the marker stain. Repeat the process until marker stain is gone.

Step 3: Once the marker stain has removed from your cloth or fabric, wash it with cold water. Don't use hot water, because hot water can set the marker stain again.

Method 2: Using hand sanitizer:

Hand sanitizer is another product that can be used for removing permanent marker stain. Because most of the hand sanitizers contain rubbing alcohol.

So, if you wanna use hand sanitizer to remove the marker stain from your clothes or fabrics, at first buy a hand sanitizer if you don't have one at your home.

Things you needed:

A. An item that has a marker stained

B. Paper towels

C. Hand sanitizer

D. Cotton ball/Clean white towel or rug

Step 1: Lay your garment item in a flat surface, and put a paper towel or old clean cloth (an old cloth that you don't use) under the stained area.

Step 2: Now you can take a cotton ball or white clean towel, soak up your towel or cotton ball with hand sanitizer and then press it on the marker stain.

Or you can directly apply a small amount of hand sanitizer to the stained area.

Step 3: If you use a cotton ball or towel, repeat the process until all the stain removed. But if you use directly, jump to the last step.

Step 4: If you use hand sanitizer directly to the stained area, now blot the stained area with a clean rug or towel until the stain lefts out of the fabric. Make sure you don't scrub.

Step 5: Once you've done, wash out your fabric with cold water.

Method 3: Use rubbing alcohol:

Rubbing alcohol is one of the most effective stuff that can be used to remove permanent marker stains.

When you decide to use rubbing alcohol for removing marker stains, if you don't have rubbing alcohol at home, buy a bottle of rubbing alcohol.

Things you needed:

A. Your stained cloth or fabric

B. Rubbing Alcohol

C. Paper towel

D. Clean white towel or Sponge

Step 1: At first lay your fabric on a flat surface and then place some paper towel under the stained area.

Step 2: Take your towel or sponge and dip it in rubbing alcohol and then dab it in the stained area. When you do this, you'll see the stains transfer to the paper towel underneath the stained area.

Step 3: When you see the stain transfer to the paper towel, change the paper towel and put some new paper towel under the stained area. Continue the progress until the stain removed 100%.

Step 4: Now wash your item, you must use cold water to wash out your item. You can wash it in a washing machine or hand wash it with soap and water.

Method 4: Using hairspray:

Hairspray is another thing that can be used on permanent marker stains to remove. So, if you have a hairspray use it, but if you don't have buy a hairspray.

Things you needed:

A. Stained item

B. Hairspray

C. Paper towel or clean cloth

D. White Towel Or cotton ball

Step 1: Place your garment item in a flat surface, and then place some paper towel under the stained area.

Step 2: Soak your cotton ball or towel with hairspray, after that press it on the stain. If hairspray works, you'll see stain transfer to the cotton ball/towel.

Step 3: Repeat the process until the stain removed, you can change the cotton ball/towel when you see it full of marker stains.

Step 4: When the stains 100% removed, wash your item.

Method 5: Using liquid dish soap:

Things you needed:

A. Your stained item

B. Liquid Dish soap

C. Clean white towel

Step 1: Here also same, place your item in a flat surface.

Step 2: Directly apply some dish soap on the marker stained area.

Step 3: Take your towel and damp it with water and then rub the stained area with it. Repeat it until stained removed.

Step 4: Now wash your fabric.

This method does not work 100%, Sometimes it can work sometimes not.

Final word:

I hope now you know how to get permanent marker out of fabrics. When your clothes or any fabrics get marker stains, remove it as soon as possible.

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