Let me share my tips on how to remove HTV with an iron quickly and easily! I started a custom vinyl business recently, and I have learned some tricks on how to remove heat transfer vinyl rather easily, and I wanted to share how I do it with you all.
I love using the iron to press heat transfer vinyl, it gives you the freedom to create one-of-a-kind pieces that can showcase your style, easily! After a little trial and error, I learned how the best way to remove heat transfer vinyl that sets you up for success each time. Let me share my knowledge with you guys, in case you were like me struggling.
Heat Transfer Vinyl: How To Remove HTV With Iron
When I first started, the thought went through my mind, what did I get myself into. I thought removing the HTV with an iron was going to be a long process. But to my amazement in minutes you can create your custom designs with no stress.
Now, I wish I could say I mastered this process the first try, but that would be a lie! I had some hiccups and of course, whoop’s along the way. But I wanted to create a video to show you the best way to remove your HTV with iron to hopefully have no issues with, and the best success.
Supplies Needed for Heat Transfer Vinyl Removal
Steps to removing Heat Transfer Vinyl
- Take your garment and lay it on an ironing board, and then place your iron on top.
- Allow it to get hot to really seal the design onto your piece of clothing.
- Once done, slowly begin to pick at the vinyl to help loosen and get it to remove.
- The tweezers work great at helping to lift off the HTV.
If you find you have residue left on the garment, grab your Goo Gone and use that to work at removing any of the mess. I created a video that will show you the proper steps!
If you do not have Goo Gone you can try other solvents like rubbing alcohol or even nail polish remover. With any item, I always say test to ensure your garment will not react to the solvent by discoloring or something worse. For me personally, I prefer Goo Gone over other brands of items.
How To Remove HTV With Iron
Now that I know the proper way to get apply and get rid of any residue I am a machine at pushing out amazing designs that will make my clients happy.
That is all it takes to apply and fully finish your Heat Transfer Vinyl projects! Not much too it when you think about it. So get creative and get to work on some epic designs.
Thanks for reading! Contact me if you would like to have something customized just for you.