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Old 06-08-2007, 05:01 AM   #1
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A few days ago my niece got ahold of a permanent marker and marked all over the back cloth seats, what can I get it out with?
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I haven't tried it on fabric yet, but at work we use those magic erasers on graffitti and they work really well.
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Try Denatured Alcohol on a terrycloth towel and blott the spot out.
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I heard hair spray works well. You spray it on a rag and blot the stain.

You might want to verify my "hearings" first...
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I heard hair spray works well. You spray it on a rag and blot the stain.

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It will work as well. Blotting it off is one of the keys to removing the sharpie marks.
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PET ether is a good solvent for blotting, anything though that can dissolve sharpie ink for blotting is bound to bleach out the fabric though. ..... It'* a Ford, just use some black powder poured into some 1' pipe and.............
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Rubbing alcohol will work (you'll get most of it). Mix it 50% with water so that it doesn't evaporate as quickly, so it has time to do it'* job. Blot, don't wipe.
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When you buy isopropyl alcohol in the drug store, they sell it in two strengths, 70% and 97%. The 97% is supposed to be for sterilizing needles for insulin needles & such. Get that one. Keep doing the blotting / soaking / blotting over and over again.

The 70% usually also contains glycerin as a skin softener, which doesn't help it as a solvent at all. Get the 97%. You just have to look for it, sometimes it'* on a different shelf.

And don't get the green one, either. (Duh.)
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When you buy isopropyl alcohol in the drug store, they sell it in two strengths, 70% and 97%. The 97% is supposed to be for sterilizing needles for insulin needles & such. Get that one. Keep doing the blotting / soaking / blotting over and over again.

The 70% usually also contains glycerin as a skin softener, which doesn't help it as a solvent at all. Get the 97%. You just have to look for it, sometimes it'* on a different shelf.

And don't get the green one, either. (Duh.)
Around here it'* 91%, but same point.
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walmart is the only one i've seen to sell that 91% stuff
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