Iron transfer allows you to use heat to decorate and personalize text and images to transfer ink to the fabric. As the more delicate nature of silk, heat may damage the fabric and render the cloth unusable. Transfer paper plays a great role while transferring the image to the silk. And, you can complete the image transfer at home.
- Use toner printer to print the image on the shiny side of the transfer paper, and use the “reverse” or “mirror” option in your printing program to properly align the image. Allow the paper to dry completely. Next, let the paper to dry completely.
- Use the minimum setting of the iron to iron the cloth.
- Place the cloth flat on the image on the transfer paper, iron it until the paper is stuck on the cloth with the iron’s lowest setting.
- Soak the ironing area of the soldering iron in a clean and room temperature water until the transfer paper is separated.
- Remove the cloth from the water and place it face down on the ironing board.
- Cool iron. Lightly iron the back of the wire to quickly dry the material.
- Once the cloth is dry, heat the iron and place the cloth face up. Place a roasted parchment on the top of the transfer.