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    Red wine has a way of winding up in the wrong place. Here are some ways to ensure that it doesn't stay there for long. On delicate fabrics: Soak the spot with denatured alcohol. Flush with white vinegar to remove residual stain. On sturdy fabrics: Coat stain with salt; let stand for five minutes. St...
    May 17, 2011

    Why Didn't I Think of That: Removing a Red Wine Stain EVERY GIRL NEEDS TO DO THIS

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    • Jeanne Sharretts

      removing red wine stains from fabric--salt and then place stain over a container and secure--pour boiling water from at least 1 foot

    • Julia Jong

      Removing a Red Wine Stain: On delicate fabrics--Soak the spot with denatured alcohol. Flush with white vinegar to remove residual stain. On sturdy fabrics: Coat stain with salt; let stand for five minutes. Stretch stained area over a bowl; secure with a rubber band. Place in sink; carefully pour boiling water over stain from a height of at least a foot.

    • Mara D P

      Removing Red Wine Stains On delicate fabrics: Soak the spot with denatured alcohol. Flush with white vinegar to remove residual stain. On sturdy fabrics: Coat stain ...

    • Jo L

      Removing A Red Wine Stain - Martha Stewart Home & Garden....I used white wine vinegar on the stain (beautiful old white embroidered tablecloth that my Aunt spilled red wine over yesterday - argh) then followed with boiling water poured through it (from a height over the kitchen sink). Hand-washed the cloth with a light detergent and now line drying looking as good as new.....phew.

    • VICKI GEKAS

      Removing a Red Wine Stain | Martha Stewart Coat stain with salt; let stand for five minutes. Stretch stained area over a bowl; secure with a rubber band. Place in sink; carefully pour boiling water over stain from a height of at least a foot.

    • Tamara Menees

      Removing a Red-Wine Stain Red wine has a way of winding up in the wrong place. Here are some ways to ensure that it doesn't stay there for long. On delicate fabrics: Soak the spot with denatured alcohol. Flush with white vinegar to remove residual stain. On sturdy fabrics: Coat stain with salt; let stand for five minutes. Stretch stained area over a bowl; secure with a rubber band. Place in sink; carefully pour boiling water over stain from a height of at least a foot.

    • SSB *

      Why Didn't I Think of That: Removing a Red Wine Stain EVERY GIRL NEEDS TO DO THIS

    • Katharine A

      Why Didn't I Think of That: Removing a Red Wine Stain

    • Wendy

      removing red wine stains and other cleaning tips

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