The ironed patch is attached to the fabric by thermal activation or adhesive. These patches are easy to apply, but they are hard to remove. In addition, patches removed often leave unsightly glue residue, resulting in an unsightly appearance of the fabric. Fortunately, there are a few tricks you can use to get rid of the ironing patch. The following will be introduced in detail:
Method1:Removing With an Iron
First, check that your patch attachment can withstand the heat. Unless you add your own patches, you first need to make sure your items won't be damaged by ironing. Because not all patches are attached by ironing.
Choose an inconspicuous part of your garment that is not easy to see during normal use. Place wax paper or a thin rag over the affected area. Use a preheated iron to press down on the small area you want to test. Hold for 15 seconds. -20 seconds. Remove the iron and inspect items for damage or discoloration.
Then, Overwrite patches. Position your items so that the cloth portion of the patch is exposed. Place wax paper or a thin towel directly on the patch. Make sure the coating is completely clean and that nothing will melt onto your clothes.
Iron the patch.Preheat the iron to the highest temperature before use.Press iron on the patch of cloth. Hold for 15 seconds. -20 seconds. Then remove the iron and lid from your belongings. If you find that the glue has not softened, use an iron and continue heating until the adhesive melts.
The iron should be hot enough to melt the glue, then lift the edge of the patch and remove it from your clothing. Please take it off carefully, because the patch of iron is very hot and can burn your hands easily.
If you're having trouble picking up the patch, try tweezers or a butter knife. The tweezers slide between the patch and your object and grip the patch nicely. If the patch is large, you may need to repeat it several times with an iron. Take chunks of the patch apart.
Method 2 : Using Adhesive Remover
The adhesive remover is advertised as fabric-safe, and it may still stain your particular item. Before applying makeup remover to a patch, you need to test it. Do this on a clean sink to avoid a mess.
Also, find a small, inconspicuous area on your clothing that is not easily visible during normal use. For example, the inside back edge of a hat or jacket would be a good choice.
Apply a small amount of adhesive remover to the spot. Wait for some time to rinse off the adhesive remover and check for discoloration.
Expose the opposite side of the patch. If your item is a T-shirt, hat, or paint, turn it inside out. You will need to touch the fabric bonded to the patch.
After the location is determined, spray the glue remover generously or pour it on the location. Use enough to saturate your items completely. Be sure to cover the entire area behind the patch.
After waiting for one minute, the adhesive remover should successfully soften the glue and make it sticky. Patches should now come off your items easily. If there are patches that are not easy to remove, repeat to soften them.
If the patch is removed, there is a residue of glue from the original iron. Then please wash the other things first, then apply adhesive remover, wash off after one minute, I believe your clothes will be very clean.
Method3： Use a Hair Dryer
First, turn the hairdryer on high/hot. Place the hairdryer on the back of the item to which the patch is attached. Heat the adhesive, which will soften and make the patch easier to remove.
Method4： Try a White Vinegar Soak
Old-fashioned white vinegar is great for removing stubborn stains and loose glue. Put something with the iron in the solution. Let it soak overnight, then remove the item and see if the iron on the patch can be removed easily. If not, gently pry the patch off with a butter knife or spoon.
Method5： Do a Warm Water Soak
To a few agglutinate not tall adhesive, want to soak with warm water well only, can wipe iron clean. In the first place. Fill the sink with enough warm water to soak items. Soak for about 12 hours, then try to remove the patch gently.