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#1 Red Cabbage

Posted 14 December 2012 - 04:51 PM

Asking for my future DIL, but, she bought a new dress and just washed it, its a mostly white dress with a little black band around the waist, and a black skirt, the black has run into the white. She cold washed it.

Can it be saved? Can she take it back?

Edited by Red Cabbage, 14 December 2012 - 04:53 PM.


Posted 14 December 2012 - 04:55 PM

If she washed it as per the care instructions, then she should definitely be able to take it back. Was it dry clean only perhaps?

#3 Red Cabbage

Posted 14 December 2012 - 05:02 PM

She said it doesn't have instructions. I'm not near them to see it myself.

#4 asdf89

Posted 14 December 2012 - 05:11 PM

You can buy some colour removing power (I forget what it's called but it's in the laundry section at the supermarket) that's meant to get out colours that have run. Not sure it would work with black but worth a try.

ETA link: http://www.dylon.com.au/fc-coloursafe.htm

Edited by asdf89, 14 December 2012 - 05:13 PM.

#5 vanessa71

Posted 14 December 2012 - 05:16 PM

I would give it another wash and see how it goes.

DD had a dress that was brown with white polka dots, when I first washed it a bit of the brown ran into the white spots, however after the next wash it was fine.

#6 Red Cabbage

Posted 14 December 2012 - 05:34 PM

Excellent, I've just told her about the Dylon, and she now loves me. LOL. Thankyou original.gif

#7 Therese

Posted 14 December 2012 - 07:19 PM

QUOTE (Red Cabbage @ 14/12/2012, 06:34 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Excellent, I've just told her about the Dylon, and she now loves me. LOL. Thankyou original.gif

Hehe you won't get bad MIL posts about you on the internet wink.gif

#8 asdf89

Posted 16 December 2012 - 11:24 AM

How did she go with the dress?

Are you still #1 MIL?

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