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Ironing: Scorched Fabric
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attempt to keep and care for your possessions as long as possible.
Sometimes you can accidently scorch a household linen or piece of clothing when
you are ironing.
Sometimes this ruins the items.
Other times you may be able to remove the scorch marks. If this happens to
you, immediately put the item in ice water, being sure the scorch marks are
totally submersed in the water. Keep it there for a few days. Then
use a stain remover on the spot and wash the item.
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- You can also try and remove
the scorch mark by applying a a few drops of hydrogen peroxide followed by a few
drops of ammonia. Let it sit for several minutes, but do not let it dry.
Rinse and wash.
- If nothing helps, remember you
can recycle, repair and reuse. Sleeves can be cut off, blouses shortened,
fabric patched. You can also use the good fabric for craft projects or
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