A Sticky Wicket

Laundry Tip #1-

At Christmas this past year, my son received a pair of Khaki pants that we found at a really good price of $20.  So good and practical since he wears khaki everyday. So we bought him a couple more.  However, the first pair, laden with sticker tags all down the leg of the pants,  were unwearable (is that a word?) due to the fact that the stickum (my made up word) from those stickers remained adhered to the pants.

So, after one failed attempt to remove it, last night I decided to try again.  Google is such a wonderful tool….I just typed in….”How to remove stickers from fabric”.  Guess what?  A list of 6 different ways.  Wow!  So I went with the following:

Steam the sticker then use a knife or small brush like a toothbrush to remove.

I used my iron to steam the sticker because it has a steam button on it.  You could use a tea kettle also.  I tried the knife but found that the toothbrush worked best on this particular sticker to scrape the gooey gum from the pants.

Worked like a charm!  Apparently, I rock too!  Or as I say with my kiddos at school…..Give yourself a pep talk-“I did it, I did it, I really, really did it!” (They say this while looking down their shirt.  OK.   I know what you are thinking…but they are preschoolers)

Give it a try and let me know how it works for you.  Would love to hear from you!

 

About theneatandeatlife

Wife, Mother of 3, Nana to one beautiful grandson, Early Childhood Professional, Lover of dogs (especially dachshunds), Professional Organizer, Musician and now a small business owner of Pellows-handmade pillows. I firmly believe in my tag above, that everyone has something to offer the world and after being on this planet for over half a century, I’d like to share my offerings.
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