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Removing a Logo From a Sweatshirt

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You may want to remove a logo from a sweatshirt because it is damaged or just to update the shirt. This is a guide about removing a logo from a sweatshirt.
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March 18, 2006

I have a brand new hooded sweatshirt that my eldest daughter never wore. My younger daughter would like to wear it if I could "iron off" her sister's graduating year. Any suggestions on how to do this and get it all off and not scorch the material?

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Sweet Melissa from Burnsville, MN

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By guest (Guest Post)
March 18, 20060 found this helpful

I have no idea how you could remove the existing logo but have you thought about applying (or stitching) something different over the top?

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March 18, 20060 found this helpful

I'm going to test this out with an iron and wax paper. I will update you on the result.

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March 21, 20060 found this helpful

The ironing didn't work with a hat I had, it was too imbedded in the material to iron off without the setting the hat on fire.

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By guest (Guest Post)
March 21, 20060 found this helpful

I wonder if you could put an iron on transfer OVER the logo - or iron on bondex iron-on fabric and then put on another iron on transfer on top of it? Or you could use the iron on bonding material to weld a piece of decorative fabric on top of it - & use fabric paint along the edges...There are also iron on patterned patches available in craft stores...just suggestions.

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By guest (Guest Post)
January 27, 20080 found this helpful

I found this sight hoping to get the same info on removing a felt adhesive from sweatshirt material. I decided to just try my luck at it. It seemed it wasn't the end all but will help you get almost all of the adhesive out. I had some leather deglazer, basically acetone and, taking all precautions (protect hands with gloves, ventilated area, don't be near a flame, etc.) I would pour a small amount into a small container, dip an old toothbrush in the acetone and saturate the iron-on, or just the adhesive if that is the only part left. Next take a smooth somewhat sharp kitchen knife (no teeth, not sharp enough to want to cut a tomato with, but sharp enough for a cucumber (don't want to cut into the material beneath)), holding the material taught I scraped the knife with the grain of the material to try to get off as much adhesive/iron on as possible. I had a paper towel to wipe the gunk off the knife with.

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There was still adhesive ingrained deep in the material, but this will at least get the material smooth for other cover up ideas.

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February 20, 2013

A friend recently brought me back a sweatshirt from her vacation in New York. The first washing made the paint start peeling. Looking for the best way to get all of the peeling paint off.

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