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Dye transfer on handbag

(6 Posts)
ChablisLover Tue 25-Feb-14 11:31:00

So dye from Coat/jeans has rubbed off on a lighter coloured handbag.

any ideas on how to remove it or at least lessen it?

Thanks

StepAwayFromTheEcclesCakes Tue 25-Feb-14 11:45:46

apparently hairspray works but test first, good luck

madammecholet Tue 25-Feb-14 14:38:35

Collonil leather gel is good for that, you can get it off Amazon.. plus i've used Hairspray on a cotton bud to get pen off (not dye transfer) a bright red bag, but it can also take dye out so be careful.

ChablisLover Tue 25-Feb-14 19:58:30

Right have elnett and collonil (sp) gel at the ready
Will try anything.

Although hubby thinks it's too much effort for a cheap bag - haven't the heart to tell him that although it was from the outnet clearance sale last year if id paid full price for it - he would have divorced me!

Pennypig Tue 25-Feb-14 20:51:24

This happened to me, I took the bag to,Johnson's dry,cleaners who sent it to their leather cleaning section, came back much improved but not,perfect

Pennypig Tue 25-Feb-14 20:51:41

Sorry for so many ,,,,,,,,!!!

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