PRESSING INSTRUCTIONS

For use with a heat press ONLY. Easy Presses and irons are not recommended. 

*Please note these are just starting suggestions. Each heat press is different and may require slightly higher or lower temps and times. 
Original Heat Pressing Temperature: 325-335*F
High Heat Pressing Temperature: 355-375*F
Pressure: 60 psi/8-9
Press: 7-10 seconds
Peel: Hot/Immediately
Material: Cotton or Cotton/Polyester blend

*Do not use additional Teflon sheets*

  • Screenprint transfers require very high pressure to adhere correctly. If you think your pressure is high enough, make it higher! It is also recommended to check the heat plate of your press with an infrared thermometer, to ensure accuracy of temperature across the whole plate.
  • Start by pre-pressing your garment for 5-7 seconds to remove wrinkles and moisture. Make sure there are no seams in the way, which can affect the transfer.
  • Lay your transfer image side down on your garment.
  • Press for the recommended time and temp for the formula screenprint you are using (original or high heat).
  • All of our screenprint transfers are hot peel. Open press and, starting at one corner, slowly peel back the transfer backing paper. If any portion looks like it is not adhering, lay the paper back down and press again for 3-5 seconds. You may need to rotate your garment on your press if you have cool spots.
  • There should be no resistance when removing the backing paper if properly adhered. You should be able to see the fibers of the shirt through the ink.
  • Allow the garment to "cure" for 24 hours.

How can I tell if a transfer is Original Heat or High Heat?
~We only produce our full color transfers as High Heat, unless otherwise stated on the individual listing. This is indicated both in the title and the description of the listing. You can tell these transfers apart from Original Heat because the back of the transfer (before pressing) feels smooth to the touch, not gritty like sandpaper. The gritty feeling is indicative of Original Heat transfers. Our single- and two-color transfers are all Original Heat unless otherwise stated.

 

 

Pressing Instructions for Chenille Letters

Pressing Instructions for a Heat Press: (Recommended)
1. Set heat press to 285*F.
2. Pre-press garment for 4-5 seconds.
3. Position letters and cover with either parchment paper or a Teflon sheet.
4. Press with med/hi pressure for 15-20 seconds. Let cool for 30-60 seconds.
5. Turn garment inside out, cover section where letters are with parchment or Teflon sheet and repeat step 4.
If letters have not fully adhered everywhere, repeat steps 3-5.
Pressing Instructions for a Cricut Easy Press:
1. Set press to 285* F.
2. Pre-press garment for 4-5 seconds.
3. Position letters and cover with either parchment paper or a Teflon sheet.
4. Press down on letters, but do not move the press around. Depending on the number of letters used, you may need to do this in "sections."
5. Press for 20 seconds, then move to the next section of letters if necessary. Repeat until all letters have been pressed. Let cool for 30-60 seconds.
6. Turn garment inside out, cover section where letters are with parchment or Teflon sheet and repeat steps 4-5.