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unpicking logo on a new jumper

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harbingerofdoom Fri 26-Oct-12 21:31:07

I bought lovely big lambswool jumper. A throw over everything and it's long enough! It's got a logo on the arm. Machine stitched with backing and quite small. Will I ruin the jumper unpicking it? Quite worried bout this option.
Or go over it in felt pen?

harbingerofdoom Fri 26-Oct-12 21:48:25

The logo is 'HIPPO' . What do I do?

trumpton Sat 27-Oct-12 02:45:25

I really would not try to unpick it . But if you do then do it from the right side with a very fine seam ripper a bit at a time . I generally make holes in the garment if I try !
Your idea of colouring it in seems better even if you have to do it after every wash grin

nagynolonger Sat 27-Oct-12 03:06:40

I've only tried to unpick a logo once. It didn't work and I ended up throwing the garment away. I would go for the colouring in.

FaintingGhost Sat 27-Oct-12 10:26:21

Fabric paint? To save you going over it every time.

pippop1 Sun 28-Oct-12 18:17:15

Sew some kind embroidered sparkly patch over it?

coldcomfortHeart Sun 28-Oct-12 21:06:46

Embroider over it? Or is it really big... you may have to just live with the hippo.

pippop1 Sun 28-Oct-12 23:36:28

Nasty logo/name for a big jumper though. I wouldn't have bought it!

harbingerofdoom Mon 29-Oct-12 11:42:17

Thanks for your help. I was very worried about unpicking the logo and you have confirmed my fears. I don't really want anything on the arm so it looks like colouring in/fabric paint (brilliant idea) if I can find some.
The jumper is just what I wanted but the logohmm what possessed them. Just who thinks that the word 'hippo' is a good idea? Beats me confused.

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