Tools & Techniques:
Colored items must be protected by pretesting the effect of any recommendation on a hidden area of the item.
Rinse in cold water to dilute the stain. Soak up to 30 minutes by adding 1/2 capful of Liquid detergent per gallon of water. Use a PLASTIC bucket. Weigh the item down with a WHITE towel to keep submerged. Discard soak solution prior to laundering. Examine the stain, if it looks like removal is almost complete, then wash. Wash normally in warm to hot water, and use the medium water fill level. Use the permanent press cycle. If there is any stain remaining repeat procedure if necessary.