How toApply Hand Cut Thermal Vinyl To Fabric (K-8)
7 steps
What you’ll need
1 pair, can be shared
Safety Gloves
1 per student, we recommend muslin
10X10 Fabric Square
Buy
18 x 24 works best - scraps perfect
Plywood / MDF Table Covering
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Fabric Scissors
1 per student, lighter colors better.
Sharpie Marker
One iron for every five participants
Household Iron
6” square
Thermal Transfer Vinyl
1, re-used between students
12X12 Fabric Square - Cover sheet
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Use a sharpie to draw your design on shiny side of the heat transfer vinyl. This is the “up” side.
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Use scissors to cut out your design. Use a hobby or safety knife if you have a detailed image.
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Place vinyl shiny side up on your fabric. Lay cover sheet over it and apply iron on “cotton / high”
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Check for bubbles under plastic. If edge releases, peel off plastic. It’s ok to heat longer!
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While the shiny side is still warm gently peel away. Cover and add finishing heat to sticker.
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Repeat steps to add layers of additional colors or details to your design! It can be laundered!
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Clean up is easy - remember to turn off iron!
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