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Is it necessary to heat set FolkArt Watercolor Acrylic Paint when painted on fabric?

Yes, heat-setting will ensure the durability of your FolkArt Watercolor fabric project. Follow the instructions below to heat-set your project.

  1. 1Allow the decorated fabric to dry 24 hours.
  2. Heat set the painted surface using a dry iron set to the highest setting allowed for the fabric and a pressing cloth. Do NOT use steam.
  3. Position the project fabric decorated-side up, then lay a pressing cloth over the fabric and lightly press the decorated fabric area for 30 seconds.
  4. Lift the iron and move to another section; continue until the entire design area has been heat-set.