What is Heat Transfer Vinyl?

Heat transfer vinyl (HTV as it's more commonly known) or iron on vinyl is a specially formulated film made in a variety of colors and finishes for decorating apparel and fabrics. It can be cut with a blade, laser, or water jet to create designs. After cutting, excess material is weeded or removed from the [...]

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How Should I Store Siser HTV Materials?

Storing Siser HTV correctly will keep your material as fresh as possible. Keep Siser HTV in a cool, dry place out of direct sunlight. Some HTV comes in rolls and some in sheets. Therefore, HTV can be stored flat or rolled. However, keep in mind that extreme temperatures can affect your HTV. Learn more about [...]

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How Do I Wash a Garment with a Siser HTV Design?

Keep your decorated items looking just as good as the day you made it by following the recommended washer and dryer settings listed on each product page under “Recommended Accessories & Care.” or by downloading the Heat Transfer Vinyl Instructions. Do not use liquid fabric softeners or chlorine bleach when washing Siser HTV.

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What is Weeding?

Weeding is the process of taking a cut piece of HTV and removing the excess material inside and around the design. You can weed the material using a special weeder tool, tweezers, or a pin.

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What is a Carrier or Carrier Sheet?

A carrier sheet or carrier mask is the original polyester backing on HTV. It’s what makes one side of the material appear glossy. This side of the material always goes face down when cutting and should not be cut through during the cutting process. The carrier keeps the HTV design in position so you can [...]

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