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Colour-run disaster - please help - what can I do?

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MrsSeanBean Sat 04-Jul-09 10:22:39

I put a beige silk slip in with some darker items and it has come out with horrendous greeny marks all over it, disaster

What should I do? It's only just happened.

I don't have any colour-run remover in the house, should I go out and get some or just wash asap by treating with vanish spray?

Not sure what's best to do?

cornsilk Sat 04-Jul-09 10:30:56

Wait for the remover stuff.

MayorNaze Sat 04-Jul-09 14:05:05

i was just about to post my own thread on this! maroon sash has just run all over cream patterned dress angry

not sure why as have washed it before angry

don't want to bleach as is cream and patterned - do i need colour run stuff as well?

ta

MrsSeanBean Sun 05-Jul-09 09:01:12

I used the Dr Beckmann colour run remover (which was all there was in Tesco) on my ruined slip (sob) and it was useless. The packet said 'heavy discolouration may require a second treatment'. But the first treatment doesn't seem to have had any impact on the discolouration, so I'm not sure if there's any point in repeating, but will try. I couldn't get straight out yesterday as DS fell asleep - maybe the several hour delay was 'fatal'.

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