Sticker Residue on Suede

By Diana 1

I put a sticky name tag on my new suede jacket and now the glue won't come off. Any ideas on how to take the glue off of my jacket?

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Diana from Sioux Falls, SD

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January 30, 20071 found this helpful

"Remove dry stains and marks from suede by gently rubbing a pencil eraser on the affected area. Hope this helps. Julie..Happy holidays : ) (12/12/2005)

By maddhatterr"

Thank you so much! This was the perfect remedy for my suede jacket.

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By George Gobble 5 8 Flag

February 8, 2007

The pencil eraser works. Thanks!!!

George

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By guest (Guest Post) Flag

May 22, 2007

Thank you!! Julie's advice on removing sticker residue from suede with an eraser saved me $40!

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By guest (Guest Post) Flag

December 10, 20081 found this helpful

Yes- Julie was right on! I too put a name sticker on my suede sports coat and it wouldn't all come off. I got a pencil eraser and went at it and it took it off. I read elsewhere that an art gum eraser may be better. Then remembering my first pair Hush Puppies, when they came with a wiry suede brush, I found a little stiff brush and finished it off. It raised all the knap and made it blend in better.

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By Jazz 1 Flag

December 17, 2010

I want to kiss whoever suggested this! While moving my friends packed my favorite suede jacket and put 5" of packing tape on it. I thought it was ruined. I used an art eraser and its like new. You're a genius! Thanks!

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Archive: Residue From a Shop Label on Suede

How can gum from a shop label be removed from a suede jacket.

Teagreen from Limerick, Ireland

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RE: Residue From a Shop Label on Suede

Remove dry stains and marks from suede by gently rubbing a pencil eraser on the affected area. Hope this helps.
Julie..Happy holidays : ) (12/12/2005)

By maddhatterr

RE: Residue From a Shop Label on Suede

I use a product called GooGone- don't know if they carry this in Ireland, but we have it in the US in our hardware/home improvement stores like Home Depot and Lowes. However, I'd recommend that you test it on an internal/lining area to see how the suede will act (it might leave a ring or spot.) (12/13/2005)

By Claudia- MD

RE: Residue From a Shop Label on Suede

I tried the pencil eraser and could hardly believe how well it worked. The sticky gum is completely gone. The jacket is dark brown and although I can see where the label was, it looks like what I think is called, a natural imperfection and blends in. Thanks Julie. (12/13/2005)

By teagreen

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