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How to remove embroidery from a wool cooler???

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by welsummerchicks, Dec 11, 2010.

  1. welsummerchicks

    welsummerchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 26, 2010
    Not wanting to be a walking billboard, I'm trying to remove embroidered letters from a day rug the dealer gave us. I'm trying to slice the threads and pull the short pieces out...I'll be 90 by the time I get it out, LOL...any good ideas?
     
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  2. Celtic Hill

    Celtic Hill Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 7, 2010
    Scotland CT
    My saddlebred friend had the same thing, just sit down and go to town with a seam ripper. [​IMG]
     
  3. welsummerchicks

    welsummerchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 26, 2010
    Oh.......thanks......

    there is a LOT of lettering here......LOL.
     
  4. Bunnylady

    Bunnylady POOF Goes the Pooka

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    Sometimes, working on the reverse side with a seam ripper or thread snips (tiny pair of scissors) and tweezers (forceps?) works better, because you can get hold of the bobbin thread with tweezers and pull it out occasionally, getting a whole bunch of stitches at once. It's still slow going, though!
     
  5. welsummerchicks

    welsummerchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 26, 2010
    i think I have a hemostat that's up to the job - that sounds hopeful....it's a whole website address, name, phone, shoe size, mother's maiden name, it's really gastly.
     
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  6. Celtic Hill

    Celtic Hill Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 7, 2010
    Scotland CT
    Quote:Tis is on a cooler? lol
     
  7. welsummerchicks

    welsummerchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 26, 2010
    It's a day rug, the fabric is like a cooler but thicker. Yes, it's like having your horse wear a giant sandwich board.

    Almost as bad as the way my friend proposed advertising her stallion....
     
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  8. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

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    Can you just turn the dang thing inside out? (sign of the fence: Will NOT Be Held Responsible For Accidents Caused By Those Trying To Read SdrawkcaB !)
     
  9. welsummerchicks

    welsummerchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 26, 2010
    No, not without redoing all the trim, piping, leather straps, etc. Compared to that, removing the letters looks GOOD! LOL.
     
  10. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

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    Okay, another lame idea.

    Cut a big piece of white fabric and stitch it on around the edges, over the lettering. Then paint a generic bar code on it. [​IMG]
     

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