I spilled candle wax on the sleeve of a good knit and cotton sweater. Please help.
JEANNETTE from TEXAS
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By Eddie (Guest Post)01/25/2009
I tried this on my tux Jacket and it worked great.
By Ann (Guest Post)12/28/2008
OMG the paper bag and low iron worked so well...I put a piece underneath as well as on top and just kept moving the paper around to absorb. Just like new, which it was before I spilled the candle wax on it. THANK YOU
By Ann (Guest Post)12/27/2008
OMG the paper bag and low iron worked so well. I put a piece underneath as well as on top and just kept moving the paper around to absorb. Just like new, which it was before I spilled the candle wax on it. Thank you.
By Anne Ross (Guest Post)11/19/2008
I spilled wax on a brand new cashmere sweater and it came right out with the paper bag and iron.
By Sarah (Guest Post)10/19/2008
I used this trick (iron and a regular paper towel) to get a bunch of candle wax out of a fleece jacket! I never thought it would work on fleece but every last drop of wax came out. As you iron you can see what looks like a wet spot forming on the paper towel. Keep going over and over the same spot using a "dry" spot until it doesn't create a "wet" spot. That's when all the wax is out. (It doesn't take long at all.)
By emma (Guest Post)06/09/2008
Thanks so much for this advice! I just used a paper bag to iron out wax that was all up the arm of my favorite coat!
By Samantha (Guest Post)04/08/2008
THANKS iron saved my sweater :)
By (Guest Post)01/02/2008
IRON IDEA works great! Thanks for the idea!
By ntsay (Guest Post)12/12/2007
Just tried the iron idea! Got all of the wax out, but there was still an oil residue. It worked for me though! Really helped! :)
By et (Guest Post)11/17/2007
The iron on low setting with paper towel works great to remove the oily residue for me! The color was still there but I used oxi-clean, and it pulled the color right out.
By (Guest Post)06/05/2007
This trick worked great. I got candle wax on a new suit I just got and it took 99% of the wax off, there was still a slight oil residue but thats for the dry cleaners.
By shanta (Guest Post)03/26/2007
I used this method on my pants right before I went to work and IT WORKED! Thanks so much
By Jeannette (Guest Post)03/04/2007
I put my syeater in the freezer and left it over night then removed it and scraped what i could off with a dull knife then, sprayed it with GOO GONE and scrubbed it gently with a brush. Washed it out in the sink and used a little shout gel and all of it came out. I was really surprised and also happy since the sweater is white and the candle wax was green. THANKS AGAIN
By shannon (Guest Post)03/04/2007
FREEZER!!! I know it sounds wierd but stick your sweater in your freezer for a night. Pull it out. wax will be hard, and stiff and you can EASILY flick it off. (Great way to get old wax off our out of candle holders, and of course for tablecloths as well)
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I had lit my candles and when I was about to go out the door I blew them out. Well I forgot that one of them had never been lit before and was full of wax. Well the candle wax got all over me and my sweater. Any suggestions please let me know. Thank you very much.
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