Heat Transfer Vinyl (HTV) Application Guide
Similar to Standard vinyl, We supply it in three layers.

  1. Clear Plastic Carrier Sheet
  1. HTV Design
  1. Wax Paper
Pressing Times
Pearl HTV
  PEARL HTV
Temperature 150°C - Cricut Mini Press Medium Setting
Time 15 Seconds
Pressure Medium
Peel Hot
Re-Press No
AFTERCARE  
Washing Temp 60°C 
Tumble Dry Yes
Dry Clean Yes
Chrome HTV
   Chrome HTV
Temperature 160°C - Cricut Mini Press Medium Setting
Time 20 Seconds
Pressure HIGH
Peel Hot - Warm - Cold 
Re-Press 3 Seconds
AFTERCARE  
Washing Temp 60°C 
Tumble Dry No
Dry Clean No
Glitter HTV
  GLITTER HTV
Temperature 150°C - Cricut Mini Press Medium Setting
Time 15 Seconds
Pressure Medium
Peel Hot
Re-Press No
AFTERCARE  
Washing Temp 60°C 
Tumble Dry Yes
Dry Clean Yes
Printed HTV


   Printed HTV
Temperature 155°C - Cricut Mini Press Medium Setting
Time 15 Seconds
Pressure Medium
Peel Hot 
Re-Press No
AFTERCARE  
Washing Temp 60°C Inside out
Tumble Dry No
Dry Clean No

We test all of our heat transfer vinyl with a Cricut Easypress Mini (Available here) using the following steps.

  1. Set your Easypress to the correct temperature in C or on the mini the heat setting stated above.
  2. Make sure your blank is flat and free from moisture, pre-pressing for a few seconds will do this for you.
  3. Place the HTV over your blank in the position you want, with the carrier sheet side up so the HTV is touching your blank.
  4. Cover over with the supplied wax paper.
  5. Using a firm even pressure, apply your easy press over the design, if the design is larger than the press, you can use a firm sweeping motion to go over the whole area, for the time stated above.
  6.  Most of our HTV is HOT peel, this means you must remove the clear carrier sheet while it is still hot.
  7. You should now be complete :) 

How to use our HTV with an Iron, (This is a guide only, and will vary from Iron to Iron, Please test first.

  • Remove the wax paper from the HTV.
  • On a hard heatproof surface, i.e. Kitchen worktop, Iron over your blank, at a suitable temperature for the fabric, covered with the wax paper we supply,  to remove moisture and wrinkles before starting applying the HTV, It needs to be smooth.
  • Turn your iron to it's cotton (should read around 150c on a thermometer,  setting with the steam turned OFF, making sure the blank can withstand the temperature needed for pressing.
  • Place the design over your blank in the position you want, with the carrier sheet side up so the HTV is against your blank.
  • Cover with the supplied Wax Paper.
  • Using both hands, with a good amount of pressure put the iron over the HTV for the recommended time.
  • Move the iron slowly if the design is larger than the base of your iron, so that heat is applied equally.
  • If you press for too long you may melt the adhesive and if you don't press for long enough it may come off of blank.
    • The key to success is pressure – heat presses push down and clamp the blank, so you need to be imitating this pressure with your iron.
  • Remove the wax paper & Peel
    •   Most vinyl is HOT peel, this is stated above, If yours it hot-peel the carrier sheet away while the vinyl is still hot.
  • If it will not peel, recover with the wax sheet and re-press for a few more seconds.
  • After you have peeled the carrier, and you've used Pearl HTV  place the wax sheet back over the HTV and give it an iron as normal.
Some blanks benefit from using a pressing pillow, these are small heatproof pillows that allow you to lift the area you are applying the HTV, and can aid some applications