How to remove paint from fabric

Remove paint from fabric is a fairly easy job if done soon enough.

Flush the solvent indicated as a thinner on the paint container through the stain. If no thinner is indicated, use turpentine. Be careful not to spread the stain. Rinse thoroughly with water and repeat if necessary. Rub the area with bar soap (not a deodorant-type) or a liquid detergent. Rinse again and launder.

This type of cleaning can be used on the following fabrics Acrylic Fabric, Cotton, Linen, Nylon, Olefin, Polyester, Spandex

To remove paint from leather and suede gently scrape to remove the excess. Mix a solution of mild soap in lukewarm water. Swish to create a great volume of suds. Apply only the foam with a sponge. Wipe with a clean dry cloth. If any stain remains, try rubbing Tannery Vintage Leather Cleaner & Conditioner, a leather cleaner, into the spot with a clean soft cloth. Allow it to dry. If stain persists, test a dry-cleaning solvent on an inconspicuous place. If safe to use, gingerly apply to the stained area, and allow it to dry. On leather only, follow with Tannery Vintage Leather Cleaner & Conditioner or Fiebing's Saddle Soap.

WARNING: Before making any attempts to remove spot, always test fabric for colorfastness first by applying a small amount of the cleaning solution or chemical on a hidden or unnoticeable area. The tips listed here are not guaranteed to work with every carpet, fabric or upholstered item. When using any chemical or liquid on fabric you should PROCEED WITH CAUTION. If you are unsure as to how your fabric or upholstery might be affected you should call a professional cleaning technician in your area.

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