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How to get rid of wax marks

Susan -homedecsewing | Posted in Talk With Us on

try scaping the wax off with your fingernail or a butterknife then press using paper towel to absorb any wax left behind . anybody know another way?



  1. aliceb | | #1

    Dry Cleaning will remove wax. I'd hate paying too but this is how we removed wax remnants from batik and other processes.
    Good luck,

  2. rsolish | | #2

    Dear Susan
    this works fine with candle wax - even on black (felt) hat:
    put a newspaper on top of the part that has wax on it and iron very lightly, keep moving the paper as it absorbs the wax.
    good luck
    from Netanya

  3. Marionc032 | | #3

    Lighter fluid (not butane) usually works. Put the fabric on some paper towels and dab the area with lighter fluid soaked cotton balls. You may have to repeat a few times, moving the fabric to clean areas of the paper towels. As with everything, test the lighter fluid on a piece of scrap fabric first.


    1. SewTruTerry | | #4

      I have very good luck removing even dryer set oil stains with Goo Gone. Just squirt with it and rub a little and launder as usual. It even has a pleasant orange scent.  Good luck.

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