Textile foil is a type of foil that is specifically designed to be applied to fabric or textiles using a heat transfer process. It is made up of a thin layer of metallic or pigmented material that is adhered to a plastic carrier sheet. When heat and pressure are applied to the carrier sheet, the foil is transferred to the fabric, creating a metallic or colorful design on the surface
In fact whether textile foil can be applied on paper depends on the quality of all the foil you buy, nowadays the quality of textile foil varies, generally high quality textile foil is more versatile and can be applied on paper. Ultimately, whether it can be used on paper depends on the quality of your textile foil.
To use textile foil, you need to place the foil over Hotmelt, cover it with a PTFE Sheet, and press for 10 seconds. Then rub with a cloth, let it cool, and peel. You can also screen print, block print or paint adhesive on to fabric. Leave it for approximately 15 minutes or until tacky to the touch. Place the foil on fabric shiny side up and iron or heat press underneath silicone paper or baking parchment on 180°C for approximately 30 seconds.
Available in a variety of colors, finishes, and patterns
Adds a metallic or colorful design to textiles
Can be applied to a wide range of fabrics using heat transfer process
Durable and long-lasting, withstanding multiple washings
Easy to apply and customize
Provides a high-end look and feel to textiles
Fashion industry for embellishing garments with logos, lettering, and designs
Craft industry for DIY projects such as custom t-shirts and bags
Home decor industry for adding metallic accents to pillows, curtains, and upholstery
Sports industry for adding team logos and designs to uniforms and equipment
Advertising industry for creating branded apparel and promotional items
Special events industry for creating custom apparel for weddings, parties, and other occasions
Industrial industry for labeling and branding workwear and uniforms.