ink off leather sofa?

can anyone please tell me how I can remove ink off my cream leather sofa (2 yr old been having fun with biro) thanks............................
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On Tue, 19 Aug 2003 20:12:17 +0100, "harrogate"

Failing meths, "Stain Devils" (available from supermarkets last time I looked) offer a stain remover specifically for ballpoint ink. Caveat: try it out on a practice stain on a non-visible part of the sofa first! Chances are, it may remove the leather colouring at the same time if you are unlucky.
BTW, are you glad you chose leather? I am thinking of buying a suite and am undecided whether to buy leather or cotton or synthetic.
Frank
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They're good as long as you don't lie on them in the summer with very little on - they stick
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suite
synthetic.
My friend has leather. The suite looks good but I wouldn't want to live with it.
I tend to sprawl instead of sit properly, and I involunatily slide to different positions on his sofa. I also sit around in my underwear at home, and leather isn't at all comfortable for that, especially on first contact.
Nope, I wouldn't have leather unless I wanted to discourage vegetarians from visiting.
W.
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On Wed, 20 Aug 2003 20:20:09 +0000 (UTC), "Woodspoiler"

It's OK, I've stopped chewing the furniture.
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On Tue, 19 Aug 2003 20:10:53 +0100, "mr gadget"

Meguiar's Gold Class Leather Cleaner and Conditioner took the oil marks off the cream leather seats in my car, didn't make them slippery or shiny either, got to be worth a try. You can probably get it from most decent car accessory shops, I bought mine here:
<http://www.speeding.co.uk/
6.99 inc. P&P, no connection except a satisfied customer etc.
Just one thing - if you do try it - the directions say to use cotton terry towels to apply and wipe. Do what it says, I knew better and tried soft paper towels but they can't clean into the grain of the leather like the pile on a cotton towel can.
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Baby wipes work very well also...

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Alan wrote:

...and for mopping the 2 yr old up off the carpet after you discovered him/her drawing on your leather suite ;-)

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mr gadget wrote:

Oxiclean or Vanish oxygen cleaner.
It's a powder that you make into a paste that will oxidise stains. Managed to get a red wine stain out of our carpet that has been there for 2 years and nothing else would shift.
Don't know what it would do to the leather tho.
There's a warning on the packet that you shouldn't leave the made-up solution in a sealed container as it will continue to give off oxygen (I assume the container would explode?)
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