Light T Shirt Fabric Transfers Ironing Instructions
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Light T-shirt Fabric Transfers - Ironing and Heat Press Instructions

After you have your design printed and confirm that the design is mirror image you are ready to start the transfer...

Ironing Instructions for LIGHT T-shirt Transfers (for conventional irons):

  1.  Make sure your iron has no water in it.
  2.  Turn off steam setting.
  3.  Preheat your iron to a  high / cotton setting.
  4.  Put a towel down on your ironing surface and then place your T-shirt on top of it.
  5.  Put transfer paper face-down on your T-shirt (so that you can see the Avery logos on the back of the paper facing you).
  6.  Before ironing, make sure you are using a heat resistant surface such as a wooden table. We do not recommend using an ironing board, glass table, or concrete surfaces for fabric transfers. Begin ironing your transfer paper onto your T-shirt using heavy pressure.
    • The amount of time you should be ironing varies by the size of the label that's being ironed:
      • Full sheet: 3 minutes
      • 1/2 sheet: 90 seconds
      • 1/4 sheet: 45 seconds
  7.  Allow label to cool for 2 minutes.
  8.  Carefully peel off the back of the transfer paper. If the label begins to lift off of the T-shirt, continue ironing until you are able to peel off the back without pulling off the label.
  9.  Before wearing your T-shirt, wash it inside-out in cold water with a mild detergent and then allow it to dry by laying it flat or by applying low heat.
  10. Do not use any fabric softener while washing, as this may cause the transfer to fade, crack, or peel.

Heat Press Settings for LIGHT T-shirt Transfers:
  • Temperature: 375°F (190°C)
  • Pressure: High
  • Time: 15 seconds 

Avery Fabric Transfers are guaranteed to look good after 20 washes, when applied and washed according to instructions. 

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