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I searched on how to remove no sew tape residue from clothing. The easiest solution was the paper towel remedy. Just lay the paper towel over the residue and iron over it. Press down firmly and voila! No more residue. Simple is best!
This worked a treat for me. Change the paper towel often and use a single or double thickness only. My DH used duct tape to hem our daughter's school skirt! So lots of very sticky residue left on the fabric. Took about half an hour of ironing to remove it.
Guess what worked like a charm for me - a hair dryer !
My daughter's brand new nylon jersey was sent to us with packing tape around it. It took some time and lots of patience, but one of those $3 lint removers (the kind with masking tape) did the trick. Carefully put the jersey on a hard surface and gently but quickly patted and lifted the roller to the residue. Since the jersey had not been washed yet I was very hesitant to try any other means. So, sticky tape gets sticky tape residue off, just be gentle.
The lint roller sticky papers worked like a charm for me! Very easy came off with first try!
Is this effective? can i use tissue instead of paper towel?
This method did not work for me. What did work and worked easily was Disolve-it Spray! The tape residue on the fabric had gone through the washer and dryer and sat for over a year. I now have my shirt back! I just saturated the shirt with it and used a paper towel to wipe it downward easily removing the tape residue.
this really works. I used this method on a nylon jacket to remove sticker residue and was very pleased.
OMG! YOU SAVED MY QUILT!!
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How do I remove adhesive residue remaining on fabric?
try rubbing alcohol or nail polish remover, but a product called GooGone or UnGu works best. You may have to wash the fabric after use the last two products.
rubbing alcohol broke down the adhesive on my new shirt that a size tag had deposited, then I used scotch tape to pick up those remaining bits.
I used iron-on tape to put a piece of fabric on another piece of fabric. I put it on wanksrong and had to take it off. The fabric came off, but the glue stayed on. I can't get the glue off. Hope you can help.
By Marie C.
A product called Un-Du will remove the adhesive. It will also remove smeared hot glue. You can get it at any craft store. I have also seen it at Lowes. Hope this helps.
I soaked the area if fabric in vodka (had on hand!) for four minutes, then peeled carefully with fingernail. It did come off. The die didn't come out, but it was a very fine cobwebby fabric, so the weave was somewhat disturbed.I had used vodka on adhesive on my refrigerator with good results.
How do I remove tape residue from a sport shirt? The paper towel/iron method did not remove the stickiness. What else can I do?
I once dropped a towel on a bug glue trap. I used baby oil to make the adhesive gummy enough to ball up, then used rubbing alcohol to clear up the oily-ness. That was just a towel and not a shirt I had to wear...
Use your best judgement before trying that on your sport shirt!
My daughter put duck tape around the headrest in my car. I am trying to figure out how to take off the tape residue?
By Mirna S.
Peanut butter or mayonnaise often works. If those don't, you can get some Goo Gone and that will work. Good luck!
How do you get sticky tape off of nylon shorts?
If you are sure it is nylon, try some lacquer thinners. First test on a spot that cannot be seen.
I recently purchased a skirt but the manufacturer forgot to remove some masking tape around the hem. Now there is a slight sticky residue, but even worse, the fabric is discolored. I have tried soaking and washing with Woolite, but to no avail. Does anyone have any suggestions on how to remove the stain? Thanks!
inkybinky from Canada
There should be a tag inside the garment, perhaps down the seam somewhere to tell you it's fabric content. If washable, I'd definitely use WD-40, letting
it sit for 30 minutes, then rubbing gently with a folded paper towel on top, another under the fabric to soak up any residue from the back. It works wonders for most all sticky stuff on most every surface. The color should return once the sticky is off
it. Repeat as often as necessary, careful not to OVER
spray the spot, and only IF it begins to come off.
Once off, toss and wash as usual but remember that the spray is flammable and should be sprayed outside only. Then, hand rinse gently with Dawn before machine wash/dry. Good luck. God bless you. : )
I had a cardboard box with tape on it sitting on my car seat and it left marks on the seat. Can anybody help how to remove the tape residue? Thank you.
By Pavla from Cairns, QLD
I have gotten a black stain from hockey stick tape on a brand new white t-shirt. It got wet and the colors/dyes from it ran. What can I do to get it out? Keep in mind there is a fairly large logo on the front, however the stains are on the arm and the back.
Thanks for any help.
Revolution from Toronto (Canada)
Have you tried using something called "GOO BE GONE"? I use it on numerous things and hve never had it not work. I even had to use it on my dog. he got into a sticky trap, one used for mice, and it worked like a charm, and didn't hurt the dog at all. You can buy it almost anywhere. Also, you can try that oxyclean, again, I've used it on several occasions, it works great to get stains out of carpet, just make sure it doesn't damage the material you are using it on.
How do I remove duct tape residue from fabric?
By Joanne W from Lynn, MA
I have duct tape on my tablecloth and I want to remove the tape without tearing my tablecloth.
Will masking tape come off sewn material?
Sticky web tape has been used for shortening the curtains. Now I want to take them down, but it has left part of the tape on them.
I have a pink winter jacket. I took off the duct tape, but I noticed a lot of residue. How do I remove it?
How do you remove glue from duct tape off of clothes?
By Debbie from Kosciusko, MS
I used that sticky hem tape on some cotton duck curtains and now it's peeling off and I'd like to remove the sticky. Can I use something like Goo Be Gone on it? Is there something better?