How To Apply HTV With An Iron – A Step By Step Infographic!

You asked for it, so we’ve delivered – How To Apply HTV With An Iron THE infographic!

We hope this can be a short but helpful guide to those who are just entering the fantastic world of heat transfers. We think it’s also a great way to convince friends and family just how easy it is to apply HTV with an iron – show them this infographic and they’ll be like “why the heck not?! Let me at it!” (And then if it turns out to be more than they bargained for you might get all their supplies!).

We’ve narrowed the process down to the following 9 steps:

  • Choose design
  • Set up your space
  • Set iron
  • Prepare t-shirt
  • Position transfer
  • Prepare to press
  • Pressin’ time
  • You’re done!

But that’s enough talking about it, why not just have a look below and let us know what you think!


How To Apply HTV With An Iron – Infographic


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How To Apply HTV With An Iron



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We recently published a more extensive article on this subject (without the awesome infographic) which you can read here. In that article we cover:

  • What types of transfer can you use with an iron?
  • The pros and cons of using an iron to apply HTV
  • What are the best irons for heat transfer?
  • Care and cleaning of your iron
  • And much more!


Apply HTV – Give It A Go!


It is so much fun creating your own t-shirts and other projects with HTV, if you haven’t given it a go I seriously recommend you go and do so! Even if you just borrow a friends cutting machine for an HTV design, or buy pre-made transfers off Etsy, if you’re interested you’ve got to give it a go!

We’d love to hear how your adventures in t-shirt creation go – leave us a comment with the good, the bad and the ugly. All the best!


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  1. Meredith H October 17, 2017
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