How to remove plasticine from clothes

How to remove plasticine from clothes

It is a pleasure to work with quality soft and colourful plasticine and similar to it children's masses for molding from modern producers. These materials allow to create remarkable hand-made articles with ease, at the same time almost do not stick to hands and fabric. At all variety of goods for creativity the classical firm bricks of plasticine are in invariable demand. Sometimes in the softened state they can soil clothes. To get rid of such pollution usually does not make special work.

It is required to you

  • - the freezing chamber poured ice;
  • - plastic knife or scraper;
  • - stain remover;
  • - laundry detergent;
  • - laundry soap;
  • - brush (sponge);
  • - washing machine;
  • - cotton wool;
  • - rags;
  • - ammonia solution;
  • - soda.


1. Give to plasticine on clothes completely to harden, then the bulk of pollution can be scraped off with ease. It is recommended to freeze previously spot, putting to it plastic bag with ice. It is good to place, whenever possible, soiled thing in the freezing chamber – it will allow to remove from fabric time the majority of the small frozen particles without the subsequent washing.

2. Begin to purify the cooled plasticine from clothes, working with the back of a knife or plastic scraper. It is possible to use also special knife which enters children's set for molding. It is necessary to operate carefully (especially on delicate fabrics) not to damage natural or synthetic fibers.

3. Examine the place of the former pollution. If plasticine has not left behind ugly aura, consider, you have coped with task. Otherwise it is necessary to clean and wash off thing once again. Natural dyes, wax (paraffin), fats usually are part of this plastic material. Respectively, means will be necessary for you for removal of color spot and cleaning of fat from clothes.

4. Buy the stain remover suitable for the soiled fabric, and fill in with it spot from plasticine. After that the thing needs to be washed in the machine automatic machine with laundry detergent. Temperature condition is recommended to be chosen as maximum allowed for specific cloth.

5. It is possible to remove spot from plasticine and by means of various make-shifts. Enclose several layers of rags from inner side of the soiled product and smooth out pollution by brush with soft pile or foam sponge, having densely soaped it laundry soap. Fill baking soda on spot and once again walk on it brush (sponge). Now the thing can be washed and to rinse carefully.

6. Try to clean fresh fat aura from plasticine by means of ammonia solution, periodically moistening in it cotton tampon. After removal of spot the clothes need to be scrolled in the automatic washing machine or to wash manually.

Author: «MirrorInfo» Dream Team