Heat Transfer

Heat Transfer

Heat Transfer Your Design To Your Fabric

Heat transfers are the most common method of putting a design on a garment. It is perfect for transferring multi-coloured images like photographs, drawings, paintings, etc. to your t-shirt or other apparel choice when screen printing isn’t a cost-effective choice. This method can be used for a variety of fabric options, even those that are a challenge for embroidery or silk screening and can be a affordable way to imprint your design onto apparel.

Frequently Asked Heat Transfer Questions

What is a heat press?

A heat press is a machine that imprints a design on the surface of an item, such as a t-shirt, by applying heat and pressure.

Are there different types of heat transfers?

Yes there are, common types include; heat transfer vinyl that’s been cut, printable heat transfer vinyl, inkjet transfer paper, laser transfer paper, and plasisol transfers.

So couldn't I do this myself at home?

You could, there are many different ways to heat transfer designs to items though, which means there’s also different levels of quality. Using a iron with inkjet or laser transfer paper is not going to give you the same result as using printable or cad cut heat transfer vinyl with a professional heat press machine. Also home based heat transfer applications can typically only be applied to white or light colored garments.

Is there a minimum order on heat transfers?

No, and it is you’re most cost effective solution for low quantity apparel orders.

Can I bring in my own apparel to be Heat Pressed?

As with all of our design applications for apparel you are more than welcome to bring in your own garments, keeping in mind that the items must meet our basic requirements.

Is a heat press only for fabric items?

T-shirts and other garment items such as bags or sweaters are one of the most common items that a heat press is used for. However heat transfers can be applied to a number of products, including promotional items, such as mugs, mousepads, ceramic tiles, caps, and more.
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