Advice 1: How to wash the pencil

Pencil used by inexperienced embroiderers and dressmakers for application to the fabric, ornaments and patterns or markings when sewing. To wash the graphite mix is problematic, it is therefore necessary to use special tools, allowing easy to deal with touches that are left on the fabric.
How to wash the pencil
You will need
  • - a means for washing dishes;
  • - synthetic detergent;
  • - Laundry soap;
  • - oxygen bleach;
  • soap "Antipyatin".
When marking is most often used a pencil, writing the core of which consists of graphite powder, clay and Apparating or pectin glue. To remove the remaining strokes, heavily brush them with dishwashing detergent. Leave the cloth for 24 hours, then soak in warm water with a synthetic detergent for 6-8 hours. After this time wash in the same solution where you soaked, rinse thoroughly and wash it in the washing machine, using a program suitable for washing this fabric.
This method of removing a graphite pencil is perfectly safe for any kind of tissue, effectively cope with the remaining strokes. But the downside is that to clean the cloth have long enough.
If you want to cope with the strokes of a pencil much faster, use modern means of oxygen, for example "Vanish" or "As". Before use, carefully read the instructions from the manufacturer, apply diluted detergent on a cloth, add in the wash. With this method of removing strokes from a lead pencil you can handle the dirt much faster than in the first embodiment. Funds are available for the white and colored clothes. Use those that you need.
The usual soap without much difficulty and without the use of expensive products helps to remove strokes from simple graphite and colored pencils. To use soak the cloth and the soap, and carefully RUB with a piece of space dirt, leave on for 30 minutes, another time with soap, rinse the item, wash in the usual way.
Instead of soap you can use a special tool, which is represented in the economic departments under the trade name "Antipyatin". The way to remove strokes from the pencil, exactly the same as when using soap. Dampen the cloth and soap "Antipyatin", carefully RUB the place of pollution, in 15-30 minutes, repeat the treatment, rinse the item, wash it in the washing machine.

Advice 2 : How to remove stains from canvas

In the process of working on the embroidery can happen unexpected trouble: in the fabric will drop and coffee stain child work, in the end, the embroidery can be traces from the Hoop. How to bring all these spots so not to damage his masterpiece?
How to remove stains from canvas
If the stain is large, or would just like to refresh the fabric before you hang your work on the wall, it is necessary to manually wash the embroidery. Before you start washing, make sure that you embroidered quality embroidery thread and it does not fade in water. Then turn the work wrong side and verify that all the ends of the threads attached. This is necessary in order to thread in the process of washing did not come out. Then fill a bowl with warm water (no more 40ᵒС) and add a bit of detergent (dishwashing detergent or detergent for colored fabrics). Put your work in the resulting solution for 10 minutes, then wash it, taking care not to damage the embroidery. Rinse under a jet of cold water.
There is also another way of washing, which is suitable for embroidery and cross-stitch, and satin stitch. The work should be placed under a stream of cool water, so the risk that the bone will shed, becomes smaller. Next, you need to put on canvas all the same detergent and in a circular motion to wash the work efficiently and then rinse it. Eventually embroidery should drain clear water with no foam.
However, there are cases when even washing can not get the stain out. However, this does not mean that his work should be discarded, because there are plenty of tools to make the fabric spotless. So, if the embroidery has drops of tea, you have to put on the spot 10% citric acid solution, and then wash their work in the cool water. If we are talking about coffee or blood stains, instead of citric acid you need to take hydrogen peroxide. Many masters can deal with the fact that on the canvas there are traces of pencil after marking embroidery. In this case, it should be applied on the spot with soap solution, add ammonia and rinse work cool water.
If spots on the canvas are not displayed in any way, then you should think about how to fill the remaining space with embroidery floss (depending on the color of the canvas). Of course, this will require time and effort, but will increase the chances to save your job!
Useful advice
To avoid stains on the canvas before embroidering, you should always wash your hands, and as far as possible to remove all the food, drinks, paint - anything that might accidentally damage your work.
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