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Finding a dry-erase marker spot on your favorite tee is disheartening. Whether you swiped up against the white board at work or your sweet little niece decided to use your t-shirt as her art canvas, the marker doesn't have to remain a permanent part of your shirt. Tackle the spot with the right products to salvage your favorite threads.
Rinse the marker spot under cold, running water. Work from the backside of the fabric so the marker is flushed out of the shirt. Do this until the water runs clear.
Put the spot face down on a stack of paper towels. Moisten a cotton ball with rubbing alcohol and sponge it onto the spot. Blot the stain several times with the alcohol-soaked cotton ball until no more marker comes off the shirt. Switch to a clean cotton ball and use more alcohol as one becomes filled with marker, and replace the stack of paper towels as they become stained with marker.
Treat any traces of the marker spot with a laundry pretreatment product. Wash the t-shirt in the washer with laundry detergent according to the manufacturer's instructions. Add chlorine bleach if the t-shirt is white or all-fabric bleach for a colored t-shirt. Refer to the bleach label for specific instructions on how much of the product to use. Use the hottest water allowed for the fabric.