I had my own ‘ink drop’

I had my own ‘ink drop’ the other day, literally! I was filling ink samples (not for the actual Ink Drop, just regular inks), and I did something I’ve never done before…..knocked over a sample vial of ink, right onto my crotch. I’ve knocked over samples before, believe me. I’ve spilled ink on the table, onto my hands, and just about everywhere, but amazingly never on my clothes. Well now I have!

I acted fast, immediately came into the house, and threw my shorts into the washing machine (after snapping a quick pic). I washed the shorts alone, in cold water with extra detergent and an extra rinse cycle. And guess what? It totally did the trick. The ink is completely gone. Bing bang bong!!

Anyone care to guess what color I spilled? And do you have any ink spill horror stories of your own?

2017-10-03T16:14:47+00:00 October 2nd, 2010|Uncategorized|11 Comments
  • I spilled Herbin Rose scented ink on the carpet under my desk. It's still there – you can read the full story here: http://okami-whatever.blogspot.com/2009/06/lesson-in-being-careful-or-please-dont.html

  • Looks pretty fancy.

  • Not spilled but accidentally "wrote" a line on a pair of jeans in Noodler's Bulletproof Black. Yeah that's not coming out. šŸ™

  • I have many times wrote on my pants by accent, dripped ink on my self when filling.

  • Anonymous

    If ink was Noodler's Nikita, I would have said "In Soviet Russia, the ink drops you" joke, but oh well.

  • It does not count to have your spill wash out of you clothes. To truly be a member of the "inner sanctum of the Ink-Heart Club it has to be stained forever! :>)

    I have a baby blue (orxford) shirt with a black ink stained pocket and the tail of my yellow hiking shirt with a blue-black stain the falls right at the center of my back side! Still to this day don't know how it happened but it make me a first class member of my own InkHeart club.

  • Kates

    …maybe Diamine Twilight?

  • Well, in my rather fancy dining room with the cream-colored carpeting there is a bright orange stain about the size of a quarter. No one will fess up to having spilled anything, but I've never seen a wine or foodstuff quite that color, and one of Joe in Seattle's favorite inks is PR Orange Crush. I've tried everything I can think of and it's just not coming out. The only saving grace is the carpeting is due to be replaced in the next year or so.

  • Crotch: The area on a pair of pants, underpants, or shorts where the two leg panels are sewn together.

    Pants leg: Where you spilt your ink!

    I'm guessing that it was an expensive ink. An ink that a lot of people currently want a sample of.

    Pelikan Edelstein Sapphire?

  • Looks pretty fancy.

  • I spilled Herbin Rose scented ink on the carpet under my desk. It's still there – you can read the full story here: http://okami-whatever.blogspot.com/2009/06/lesson-in-being-careful-or-please-dont.html