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How do I get biro scribbles out of fabric?

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HowManyMoreTimes Mon 25-Jan-16 16:15:25

As the title says!
I have a very creative 3 year old for whom any surface could end up a work of art! I also have a 6 year old who always leaves her pens around where the 3 yo can find them!
My current project is biro on her bed sheet.
Please help!

LineyReborn Mon 25-Jan-16 16:18:06

Similar problem here - DS managed to get a biro in the tumble drier with the towels.

He is 17 <cries a bit>

P1nkP0ppy Mon 25-Jan-16 16:19:14

Stain Devils do one for biro/ink.
I find them really good, you can buy them in the supermarket!

Mominatrix Mon 25-Jan-16 16:21:15

Hairspray (lots) on the biro marks, then wipe. Worked on a sofa I had.

LineyReborn Mon 25-Jan-16 16:53:36

Thank you. I've seen stain devil stuff in my local supermarket.

LineyReborn Mon 25-Jan-16 16:54:19

Momi does any hairspray work, ie the cheap stuff?

MrsHathaway Mon 25-Jan-16 16:57:59

Biro is oil based. A good oil stain remover will lift it. I recommend Swarfega.

ShotgunNotDoingThePans Mon 25-Jan-16 17:54:07

I know that, fot Indian ink, hand-sanitiser gels do the trick. Might be worth a try on biro ink.

ShotgunNotDoingThePans Mon 25-Jan-16 17:54:23

For not fot.

gasbird Mon 25-Jan-16 17:56:14

Cheapo hair spray worked on the many biro marks I used to get on my lab coat. Was a student so economy brands all the way.
Spray like hell, try not to inhale and rub. Repeat until it's gone.

rabbit123 Mon 25-Jan-16 18:05:52

Another vote for hairspray

Mominatrix Mon 25-Jan-16 18:36:45

Cheaply hairspray works best.

HowManyMoreTimes Mon 25-Jan-16 21:53:43

Wow, thanks for all the ideas! I've got some cheap hairspray so will give that a try tomorrow if it's not raining. There's so much to remove I might gas myself in an enclosed space grin

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