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FAQs

Is it necessary to heat-set a fabric project when using Fabric Creations Plush?

Yes, heat-setting fabrics painted with Fabric Creations Plush is necessary to activate the dimensional, plush effect. To heat-set your project and activate the plush effect, follow the instructions below:

  1. Allow the decorated fabric to dry overnight.
  2. Heat an iron to the highest setting allowed for the decorated fabric.
  3. Lay a dry pressing cloth over your ironing board and position project fabric decorated-side down.
  4. Using steam, lightly press the backside of the decorated fabric to activate the dimensional effect of the paint.
    1. Note: If the decorated surface is too difficult to reach when heat-setting from the backside, you can heat-set from the front by holding the heated iron slightly above—not touching— the painted fabric surface and applying steam.
Is it necessary to heat set my block printed project when using Fabric Creations™ Soft Fabric Ink?
Heat setting is recommended for best durability.
Heat set the painted surface using a dry, hot iron and a pressing cloth. Lay pressing cloth over the stamped fabric and iron the stamped design for 30 seconds, lift the iron and move it to another section of the stamped design. Your iron should be set at the highest setting allowed for the decorated fabric, no steam.
Should I prewash the fabric to remove sizing before painting using Fabric Creations Fantasy Glitter Fabric Paints?

Yes, all fabrics should be prewashed using soap and water following the manufacturer’s washing instructions. Most denim fabrics should be washed multiple times in hot water to remove thoroughly the sizing in the fabric. DO NOT use liquid fabric softener or dryer sheet as doing so may prevent the paint from adhering to your fabric properly. If your garment is wrinkled, you may iron the fabric as instructed on the garment label; however, DO NOT use spray starch as that, too, may prevent the paint from adhering to your fabric properly.

Should I prewash the fabric to remove sizing before painting using Fabric Creations Plush?

Yes, prior to being decorated with Fabric Creations Plush, all fabrics should be prewashed using soap and water following the manufacturer’s washing instructions. Most denim fabrics should be washed multiple times in hot water to remove thoroughly the sizing in the fabric. DO NOT use liquid fabric softener or dryer sheet as doing so may prevent the paints from adhering to your fabric properly. If your garment is wrinkled, you may iron the fabric as instructed on the garment label; however, DO NOT use spray starch as that, too, may prevent the paint from adhering to your fabric properly.

Is it necessary to heat-set a fabric project when using Fabric Creations Soft Fabric Ink?

Yes, heat-setting is recommended to maximize the durability of your fabric decorated with Fabric Creations. To heat-set your project, follow the instructions below:

  1. Allow the decorated fabric to dry overnight.
  2. Heat an iron to the highest setting allowed for the decorated fabric.
  3. Keeping the heated iron dry, position the project fabric decorated-side up and then lay a pressing cloth over the fabric.
  4. Without using steam, press the decorated fabric area for 30 seconds, lift the iron and move to another section.
  5. Continue until the entire design area has been heat set.
What types of fabrics can be decorated using Fabric Creations Fantasy Glitter Fabric Paints?

Fabrics such as cottons, poly-cotton blends, woven blends, denims, velvets or velour, and home décor textiles can be used as surfaces when using Fabric Creations Fantasy Glitter Fabric Paints.

What types of fabrics can be decorated using Fabric Creations Plush paints?

For best results, use soft, low-textured fabrics such as cottons, poly cotton blends, woven blends, denims, and home décor textiles when decorating with Fabric Creations Plush. Fabrics should be flexible and have some pliancy to achieve the full plush effect; stiff fabrics such canvas are not recommended as the dimensional effect of the paint will not work.

Should I prewash the fabric to remove sizing before painting using Fabric Creations Soft Fabric Inks?

Yes, all fabrics should be prewashed using soap and water following the manufacturer’s washing instructions. Most denim fabrics should be washed multiple times in hot water to remove thoroughly the sizing in the fabric. DO NOT use liquid fabric softener or dryer sheet as doing so may prevent the inks from adhering to your fabric properly. If your garment is wrinkled, you may iron the fabric as instructed on the garment label; however, DO NOT use spray starch as that, too, may prevent the ink from adhering to your fabric properly.

Where can I learn more about Fabric Creations Fantasy Glitter Fabric Paint?
You can learn more about this product by reading the complete Fabric Creations Fantasy Glitter FAQ document.
Where can I learn more about Fabric Creations Plush?
You can learn more about this product by reading the Fabric Creations Plush FAQ document.
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