How do you apply heat transfer vinyl?

How do you apply heat transfer vinyl?

WengNancy ·

"Do it by yourself" with crafts or other handmade creation is prevalent in the whole time, t-shirt design is one of popular crafts.

When it comes to t-shirt design, there are much knowledge to know, such as the use method, the materials, and the fabric.

Tip1: One-color layer VS two-color layers
For the green designer, each single color of various series vinyl can show good look. One-color layer can clearly show the outline of the pattern, and the overall is simple and generous. The color sense of the picture is slightly weakened relative to Two-color Layers, and the pattern will even show a dull and monotonous visual effect.

Usually we look at a color just after we look at another color, often there is a residual impression of the previous color in our mind. Pattern design is based on this principle, so the introduction of color contrast, highlight the rich and colorful picture, with a harmonious aesthetic feeling, the pattern is more dynamic, memorable.

Tip2: The fabric for heat transfer
Before buying htv, firstly you should confirm the type of fabric, to confirm which you need to buy, not every fabric can be heat transfer on, such as waterproof fabric. Today we are will share some commonly used fabrics for heat transfer products.

1) Cotton
Among our htv vinyls, most can be used on cotton. except Q1-4 anti-sublimation htv, it can effectively prevent the sublimation of disperse dye from penetrating into the lettering film material surface, suitable for polyester or polyester blended fabrics,but not recommended on cotton fabrics.

2) Polyester, polyester blend
It is not recommended to use Q6-1 PVC htv on them. PVC htv uses thermosetting ink, mainly used in cotton fabrics for large patterns, numbers and letters.

3) Lycra
It is not recommended to use Q1-6 PUFF htv and Q6 PVC htv. Puff htv is 3D effect after heat transfer, suitable for fashion or children's clothing. PVC htv is mostly used in cotton, polyester, polyester blends.

4) Disperse dyes, leather

Fabric with disperse dyes are not recommended to use with Q1-5 PU thin& high elastic htv, Q5-1 light color printable htv, Q6 PVC htv.
Leather is not recommended to used with Q1-4 anti sublimation htv, Q1-5 PU thin&high elastic lettering film, Q1-6 puff htv and Q6 PVC htv.

Tip3:The application range
Heat transfer vinyl is mainly used in the clothing printing industry, is a heat transfer material, completely subverted traditional silk screen printing mode, turns into simple process, not need plate making, high environmental protection standards, has been widely used in jersey, sportswear, personality T-shirt, pillow, gift bag, handbag, leather clothing, for logo customization with words, numbers or patterns.

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