To get coffee stains out of clothing, rub a liquid laundry detergent on the stain, and then soak the clothing in cold water. Apply a stain remover prior to washing. Do not dry until the stain is lifted.
- Fill a bucket with water
Fill a bucket or a small plastic tub with cold water.
- Apply the detergent
Pour the detergent over the stain, and then rub it with some cold water.
- Soak the clothing
Soak the affected clothing in the bucket of water for 30 minutes, rubbing the stain every 5 minutes.
- Fill the bucket with warm water
Drain the water from the bucket, and refill it with warm water.
- Soak the clothing a second time
Submerge the clothing in the water, and allow it to soak for a further 15 minutes.
- Apply stain remover
Rub a stain-removing solution on the stain, and wait 5 minutes.
- Wash the clothing
Wash the clothing as usual, and repeat the process until the stain is completely gone.