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matelass� bed cover turned pink in the washer

Posted by DFerro (My Page) on
Tue, Jul 19, 11 at 10:45

We live in an apartment building with communal washers that are front loading. Last night, I washed my white matelasse bed cover, which I have done many times before. When I took it out of the washer, it was pink!

I checked the washer before I put the cover in the machine, and there was nothing in there. I did use too much Clorox, as some extra spilled in the top container.

Does anyone have any idea why or how this happened, and more importantly, how to get my matelasse bed cover back to its beautiful white?


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RE: matelass� bed cover turned pink in the washer

You might try posting this in the laundry forum - there are quite a few laundry enthusiasts over there that might have an answer for you.

I know there is a dye removing product (maybe from Rit?).


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RE: matelass� bed cover turned pink in the washer

I would take it to the dry cleaners. Someone might have dyed something in the washing machine.


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