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All Glitter HTVs Compared

All Glitter HTVs Compared

Sep 18th 2020

Textured Glitter HTV

Textured glitter is the most popular kind of glitter HTV. It has the classic “glitter” look that shines and sparkles from every angle.

What do they all have in common?

  • Rough texture
  • Not ideal for detail

Siser Glitter

Add some bling to your designs to stand out from the rest with Siser Glitter! When using Siser Glitter, you will get the most sparkle without all the shedding of glitter flakes on your hands!

One of the most unique things that you can do with Siser Glitter is press full color dye sublimation transfers to white glitter.

Galaxy Stretchable

This is a semi textured glitter that has the added features of being able to stretch and layer. At up to 200 microns thick, this is not optimal for finely detailed designs. Because Galaxy Stretchable Glitter is made with polyester glitter particles, dye sublimation can be transferred to the white glitter.

GlitterFlex Ultra

This is a stunning glitter product that is in high demand and very easy to use. With its sticky carrier sheet and actual polyester glitter flakes, this glitter will give you a wide variety of design possibilities. The glitter flakes are encased in a high-quality heat sealing adhesive. This allows for the material to be sublimated onto. This is a drop-ship product that will ship directly from the manufacturer and must be ordered in a minimum of 5 yard rolls. 


What do they all have in common?

  • Smooth
  • Thin
  • Made of holographic material, or embedded with holographic flakes or chips
  • Can’t Layer
  • Gloss finish
  • Stiffer material

Holographic HTV has one of the most unique looks of any HTV. From different angles, holographic HTV reflects different colors.

Siser Holographic

Siser Holographic contains color changing chips that take your designs to a whole new level with many special effect colors and finishes. It can also be used to create a faux rhinestone look! Holographic has a gloss finish and will not stretch. There are a variety of solid colors to choose from as well as more unique patterns. Spectrum is a special color of Holographic, instead of many color changing flakes, the entire surface has a solid color changing look. Rainbow has bands of color and rainbow pearl has overlapping circles of different colors

Decosparkle Holographic

This is a holographic film that adds prism-like effects, and stunning reflective rainbow effects to any garment. This is extremely popular among dance and cheer wear, as it is commonly used to create faux rhinestones. At approximately 110 microns thick, this htv will not stretch or layer.

Smooth Glitter 

What do they all have in common?

  • Smooth surface
  • Glossy Finish
  • Embedded with reflective specks and flakes
  • Gives the look of a textured glitter with a more comfortable feel on garment
  • Some can't layer

Metal Flake

This is a smooth finish glitter that provides a dazzling effect. It provides a very similar look to textured glitter, yet it is not textured. At approximately 110 microns thick, this HTV will not layer.


  • Can layer
  • Can do a 1 second tack
  • Is flexible
  • Is 120 microns thick, making it great for detail

Sparkle is the newest glitter HTV from Siser. It’s most notable for how easy it is to work with. It has many helpful features in common with Siser’s Easyweed line, with a one second tack, ability to layer, and a sticky liner that is great for cutting details.


  • Reflective effect
  • Can’t layer
  • Silicone feel to the finish

Siser twinkle is a new smooth glitter with added reflective effects. Twinkle has a smooth silicone feel. It is 225 microns thick. It's reflective properties can be seen when hit with direct light. It is available in 12" and 20" widths and it cannot be layered.

Sublimating with HTV Textured Glitter\

Sublimating with HTV Textured Glitter

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