Pattern HTV Instructions


PATTERNED HTV INSTRUCTIONS

If you’ve ever used adhesive vinyl (sticky, decal vinyl) before you’ll have no issues with patterned HTV, as the process is nearly the same.

When you go to cut your design don’t mirror your image, cut it right reading and make sure the pattern side is facing up when you run it through your machine. You only want to cut through the htv, not the backing (just like cutting adhesive vinyl).

After weeding your design, you need to apply the special HTV transfer mask over top of your design and smooth it down carefully, you can use a squeegee if you like although some people can get away with just using their hand, it all depends on the size of the design! After the mask is applied, flip the whole thing over and peel away the backing. You are now ready to place it on your garment! Remember, Pattern side up!

** Quick note about the Heat Transfer Mask- It is required to properly transfer your design to your material. Printed Pattern HTV requires a Medium to High level heat transfer mask. You may be able to get multiple uses out of it based on how it's used and handled. If it is still tacky and in good condition just place it back on the carrier sheet it came on when you’re done for the next use!

HEAT PRESS SETTINGS –
Use a cover sheet ( Teflon) Medium Pressure at 300°F/149°C  for 15-20 seconds and Peel Warm.

HOME IRON – Set iron dial between Cotton and Linen, Cover design with Kraft paper or non-stick cover sheet. Place on flat, hard surface (like a wood cutting board) Press iron with medium-firm pressure (do not slide iron) Press each section of design for 10-15 seconds If areas of design lift after  application, replace cover sheet and re-press for 10 seconds. Peel carrier warm.

*A Heat Press is the recommended application method for our HTV products, but a home iron may be used with varying results!*

Care Instructions:
Machine wash inside-out using mild detergent.
Do not use bleach. Dry at a normal dryer setting on household machines. Do not dry clean.

 

Suggested Patterned HTV cut settings

Silhouette Cameo:
MATERIAL TYPE : HTV Smooth
BLADE : 2
SPEED : 4
THICKNESS : 2

 

Cricut:
Setting : Iron On
BLADE : Standard

 

Brother Scan N Cut:
BLADE : 2
SPEED : 3
PRESSURE : 2