All Heat Transfer Pressing Instructions

Ready To Press Transfer Instructions

Thank you for your purchase! Please follow all instructions carefully. Please email us at sassyvinylhtv@gmail.com if you have any questions. Some process videos are available on my Instagram IGTV @southernsassvinylhtv

Full Color Low Temp Toner Transfer-

  1. Set temperature on heat press to 310 degrees F
  2. Pre heat garment for 5-10 seconds to remove wrinkles and moisture
  3. Place transfer in desired location
  4. Cover with parchment (baking) paper
  5. Press using firm pressure for 30 seconds (cotton, polyester or fabric blends)
  6. Remove from press and let cool COMPLETELY 100% COLD PEEL
  7. Remove backing in a low roll motion. DO NOT pull up. (Please see our Facebook or Instagram for a video showing this process.
  8. Return to heat press, cover transfer with parchment paper and repress for an additional 20 seconds. Please note: if you notice any adhesive residue, you may cover it with heat tape and remove with the 2nd press. It will come right off. Make sure not to get tape on the design. It will also come off in the wash.
  9. Ready to wear once design is completely cool.
  10. Hang or lay flat, do not wad. Do not use bleach. You may iron directly over transfer if covered with parchment paper (it in fact is good for the transfer to do so every 5 washes as it “heals” the design). Wait for 1st wash 72 hours inside out, cool water and low heat dry.

Sublimation Transfer-

  1. Choose an item that is at least 65% polyester (the higher the better) white or light colored (sublimation does not print white so to get white in your graphic you must use a white shirt; any white area of graphic will be color of the shirt)
  2. Set your heat press at 385-400 degrees F (lower temp for higher cotton count)
  3. Pre heat garment for 5-10 seconds to remove wrinkles and moisture
  4. Place parchment paper inside the shirt in the location of the transfer if your shirt can not be threaded over the lower heat platen. (Prevents bleed through)
  5. Place transfer in desired location; use heat tape to hold in place if needed
  6. Cover with parchment (baking/butcher) paper (DO NOT USE TEFLON)
  7. Press using medium- semi firm pressure for 60 seconds
  8. Open press and carefully (it will be HOT) remove transfer in a slow steady motion
  9. Ready to wear once design is completely cool.
  10. Hang or lay flat, do not wad. Do not use bleach. Wait for 1st wash 72 hours, inside out, cool water and low heat dry.

Sublimation+ HTV Transfer-

  1. This will work on dark and light garments including cotton, polyester and blends
  2. Set your heat press at 370-375 degrees F
  3. Pre heat garment for 5-10 seconds to remove wrinkles and moisture
  4. Line up the HTV and Sublimation transfer (glitter side up; transfer down) to ensure proper positioning.
  5. Press the HTV for 7 seconds and remove the carrier
  6. Line up transfer over HTV (design may need to be trimmed to get more accurate placement); use heat tape to hold in place if needed (recommended)
  7. Cover with parchment (baking) paper
  8. Press using medium pressure for 60 seconds
  9. Open press and let sit for 7 seconds then carefully (it will be HOT) remove transfer in a slow steady motion
  10. Ready to wear once design is completely cool.
  11. Hang or lay flat, do not wad. Do not use bleach. Wait for 1st wash 72 hours, inside out, cool water and low heat dry.

Low Temp Cotton Sublimation Transfer- Do not rub transfer; design will come off backing sheet!

  1. Set temperature on heat press to 345 degrees F
  2. Pre heat garment for 5-10 seconds to remove wrinkles and moisture
  3. Place transfer in desired location; do not slide it around!
  4. Cover with parchment (baking) paper
  5. Press using medium pressure for 25 seconds (cotton, polyester or fabric blends)
  6. Remove from press and let cool COMPLETELY 100% COLD PEEL
  7. Remove backing in a low roll motion. DO NOT pull up.
  8. Ready to wear once design is completely cool.
  9. Hang or lay flat, do not wad. Do not use bleach. Do not iron directly over transfer. Wash inside out with cool water; remove from washer immediately as colors may bleed if left wet to long. Tumble dry on low heat.