10 Reasons to Order from HTW

10 Reasons to Order from HTW

Tue. May 26, 2015 in Buyer's Guide

All About Vinyl Cutters

All About Vinyl Cutters

Fri. Mar 13, 2015 in Buyer's Guide

You’ve chosen your vinyl, your design and your heat press. You’re ready to create something! …Wait. No. Something’s missing. A vinyl cutter! It’s one of the most important pieces of equipment that you will need to ensure your heat transfer success, so let us help you pick the right one. First, in case you aren’t quite sure what a cutter is, we’ll explain briefly. A vinyl cutter is a machine that uses sharp blades to cut into heat transfer ... Continue Reading

What Glitter Vinyl Should I Use?

What Glitter Vinyl Should I Use?

Fri. Feb 27, 2015 in Buyer's Guide

Here's an easy way to decide what glitter vinyl to use for your crafting or garment decorating needs. Choose from Heat Transfer Textured Vinyl, Pressure Sensitive Vinyl, or smooth-holographic glitter options.  ... Continue Reading

Heat Press 101

Heat Press 101

Thu. Feb 5, 2015 in Buyer's Guide

The heat press is arguably the most important piece of equipment you will invest in. There are a few different things that go into choosing the right heat press for your business (and budget), so let us help you out. Size  There are various sizes of heat press available to choose from, so take a moment to evaluate the amount of work space you have available (you’ll need a solid, flat surface) and what you’ll be pressing. We would recommend a 15×15 press to start, bec ... Continue Reading

How to Choose the Right Heat Transfer Material for You

How to Choose the Right Heat Transfer Material for You

Thu. Jan 29, 2015 in Buyer's Guide

You have a design in mind. You might want to use it to support an event, to raise awareness for a cause or even just to spice up some of your more bland fashion garments. You know what you want it to look like and what you want to put it on. So, what’s stopping you from bringing your design to life? We know that the number of heat transfer options out there can be overwhelming — and that’s what we’re here for. From deciding what product is right for your material type ... Continue Reading

Shipping: Anything & Everything You Need To Know

Shipping: Anything & Everything You Need To Know

Wed. Jan 4, 2017 in Buyer's Guide

What are HTW’s shipping deadlines? Your order must be placed by 4:45pm in order to be processed and shipped that day. Unless your product must come from a specific warehouse see the map below. Green Region 4:45pm Eastern Time Zone Orange Region 4:45pm Central Time Zone Yellow Region 4:00-4:30pm Pacific Time Zone (based on your choice of shipping) I want 1-2 day service. Do I expect 1 or 2 days for my order? Please see the map below I live close to one of yo ... Continue Reading

Transfer Paper

Transfer Paper

Wed. Jan 4, 2017 in Buyer's Guide

In this blog we will be discussing the basics of transfer paper and what kinds of transfer paper we have to offer! Transfer Paper 101 What is transfer paper?  Transfer paper is an economical way to provide full color designs for garment decorators using a desktop inkjet or laser printer. Why use transfer paper? With transfer papers, gradients, multiple colors, drop shadows, and photos are able to be used in the designs and will show up well. The Dark Garme ... Continue Reading

Digital Fashion Print Custom Stock Patterns

Digital Fashion Print Custom Stock Patterns

Wed. Jan 4, 2017 in Buyer's Guide

What are Digital Fashion Print custom stock patterns? Digital Fashion Print custom stock patterns are 15″ width (14″ printed) wide printed vinyl patterns that are made right in house by us at our Fargo location. These custom stock patterns allow for the creation of a design given any two colors from our extensive list of options. How create the Design Simply first choose from any of our 40 different custom stock designs. Then choose one background color and one f ... Continue Reading

What HTV Is Right For You?

What HTV Is Right For You?

Wed. Feb 8, 2017 in Buyer's Guide

You have a design in mind. You know what you want it to look like and what you want to put it on. So, what’s stopping you from bringing your design to life? We know that the number of heat transfer options out there can be overwhelming — and that’s what we’re here for. From deciding what product is right for your material type to providing you with the necessary tools to bring your design to life, we’ll help you navigate the ever-expanding inventory of heat trans ... Continue Reading

What Sign Making Material Is Right For You?

What Sign Making Material Is Right For You?

Mon. Feb 13, 2017 in Buyer's Guide

Welcome to the Sign Making Materials (Sign Vinyl - Wall Vinyl) mini-guide. Our experts have weighed in on how to choose the right sign-making product for you. Let the creating begin! We couldn't include everything in here (it would be way too long). Plus, we disregard all printable and custom products here. But, hopefully this can help you on where to start! Each product is linked to our website. For more information and application instructions, simply just cl ... Continue Reading

Craft Heat Press Review

Craft Heat Press Review

Wed. May 31, 2017 in Buyer's Guide

We recently added a craft press to our website that comes in at one of the lowest prices of any of the heat presses we offer. However, we wanted to give it a test and let you guys know our thoughts before you buy! So here it is!   Name: Craft Heat Press   Brand: Hotronix   Price: $295   Platen Size: 9” X 12”   Pros: -This press comes with a one year full warranty. -It has a digital time and temperature read out right on t ... Continue Reading

All About Custom Rhinestone Transfers

All About Custom Rhinestone Transfers

Mon. Jun 26, 2017 in Buyer's Guide

What are rhinestones?  Our rhinestones are high-quality Korean low-lead stones. To learn more, please take a couple minutes to refer to this video:   Can I create my own rhinestone transfer?  For those of you who are interested in creating a rhinestone design, you’re in luck because we offer almost everything you need to start, including: heat presses, loose rhinestones, accessories, and template materials (except for computers and rhinestone software pr ... Continue Reading

Custom Dye Sublimation Transfers

Custom Dye Sublimation Transfers

Thu. Jul 6, 2017 in Buyer's Guide

What is Dye Sublimation?   For those who are unfamiliar with the process of dye sublimation, in short: Sublimation ink can convert from a solid to a gas without going through the liquid form, which allows you to apply an image to specially coated polyester materials using heat and pressure. So, if you’re using a dye sublimation transfer on a garment, the ink actually goes into the fibers! Cool, huh? You don’t get that regular htv feel, since the ink is not on the ... Continue Reading

Full Color Digital Custom Transfers

Full Color Digital Custom Transfers

Fri. Jul 14, 2017 in Buyer's Guide

What are Full Color Digital Custom Transfers?   Full Color Digital Custom Transfers are digitally printed heat transfers that allow for limitless possibilities in creating designs. We create ours using a high-quality printable polyurethane (PU) film with a semi sticky liner for cutting detail.   As in the title, you can produce full color photo-realistic quality transfers that are customized for you. Create your own design or (legally) use a design found online -  there a ... Continue Reading

WALAKut

WALAKut

Thu. Jul 27, 2017 in Buyer's Guide

Heat Transfer Warehouse is excited to announce the launch of it’s NEW brand of heat transfer materials - WALAKut! This exclusive brand to Heat Transfer Warehouse features very unique items to the industry of garment decorating. With the option of quick press times and unique colors, we strive to bring you innovative products that enable your designs stand out from the rest. Keep an eye out for new and unique colors, as well as printable heat transfer films - both which will be launching ... Continue Reading

All About Smooth Glitter Heat Transfer Vinyl

All About Smooth Glitter Heat Transfer Vinyl

Wed. Sep 6, 2017 in Buyer's Guide

What is Smooth Glitter Heat Transfer Vinyl? Smooth Glitter Heat Transfer Vinyl provides a sparkle to your garments without the textured effect and feel. Where are people using these? Just like Textured Glitter, Smooth Glitter HTV is very popular among dance and cheer garments. From faux rhinestones to logos that sparkle, these are also used for simply adding a dazzling sparkle to garments. Types of Smooth Glitter Heat Transfer Vinyl   DecoSPARKLE -Holographic: This is ... Continue Reading

Glow-in-the-dark and Reflective Heat Transfer Vinyl

Glow-in-the-dark and Reflective Heat Transfer Vinyl

Wed. Sep 13, 2017 in Buyer's Guide

Halloween is creeping up on us! The evenings are darker earlier, and if you have children, I’m sure they’ll be going trick-or-treating. In this blog, we will be discussing Siser Glow in the Dark EasyWeed, Siser Easy Reflective and 3M® Reflective . These are all perfect materials to make sure you are noticed in the dark nights, and to ensure that you and your loved ones stay safe this Halloween season. Siser Glow in the Dark EasyWeed This heat transfer vinyl is ideal for d ... Continue Reading

All About Digital Prints

All About Digital Prints

Fri. Sep 29, 2017 in Buyer's Guide

Haven’t tried or didn’t know we even offered digital print heat transfer vinyl? Here’s your chance to learn more about the 3 different options you have before you decide which is right for you! But first, let’s go over what digital print heat transfer vinyl even is. Digital Print Heat Transfer Vinyl is 15” wide (14” printed) printed heat transfer vinyl that is printed right in house here at our Fargo location! This is a great way to offer something differ ... Continue Reading

Thanksgiving Kits

Thanksgiving Kits

Thu. Oct 19, 2017 in Buyer's Guide

I don’t know about you guys, but with the holiday season approaching, all of us at Heat Transfer Warehouse can’t stop thinking about stuffing our faces with a large and delicious Thanksgiving meal! Speaking about Thanksgiving, if you aren’t yet aware, we recently created new heat transfer kits, specifically two Thanksgiving-themed heat transfer kits. These kits provide you with multiple types of heat transfer materials to help you create the perfect masterpiece this holiday sea ... Continue Reading

Adhering HTV to Neoprene Can Koozies

Adhering HTV to Neoprene Can Koozies

Wed. Oct 25, 2017 in Buyer's Guide

We commonly get questions asking what vinyls can adhere to neoprene. Now you may be asking, what is neoprene? Neoprene sometimes appears to be like a foam, however the material and texture differs in comparison to a foam. Neoprene is actually a kind of synthetic rubber that maintains flexibility over a wide temperature range. A very common product made from neoprene is a can koozie! In this blog, we grabbed 10 products off our shelves and put them to the test in adhering them to neoprene can ... Continue Reading

What Heat Transfer Kit Is Right For You?

What Heat Transfer Kit Is Right For You?

Thu. Nov 9, 2017 in Buyer's Guide

Are you struggling to find the perfect combination of materials for your next masterpiece creation? No, worries - we’ve built various kits to help you! In this blog, we break down the Heat Transfer kits that we offer, so that it is easier for you to find the perfect combination of materials for your needs. Heat Transfer Sample Kits These kits are perfect for experimenting with different colors of our best-selling products. Each kit includes a single yard of a variety of colors. **S ... Continue Reading

WALAPrint Heat Transfer Printables

WALAPrint Heat Transfer Printables

Thu. Jan 4, 2018 in Buyer's Guide

What is WALAPrint? If you are not yet familiar with the WALA brand - this is Heat Transfer Warehouse’s own in-house brand of heat transfer materials! Specifically, WALAPrint is our in-house brand of printable heat transfer vinyl. These printables have what you need for all your garment printing and decoration! Our WALAPrint products allow you to produce full color photo-realistic high quality transfers. there are nearly no limitations to the colors that can be used. They are ideal for ... Continue Reading

Beginners Guide: Cricut Maker

Beginners Guide: Cricut Maker

Mon. Mar 26, 2018 in Buyer's Guide

For those of you who are new to using Heat Transfer Vinyl, we understand the overwhelming struggles of getting your first vinyl cutting machine! There are so many questions that you may be looking answers for! How do you set it up? How do you use it? The Cricut Maker is a great beginner machine to cut all of our vinyl! In this blog, we are going to walk you through how to set up your Cricut Maker and show you how to begin your first cut using Heat Transfer Vinyl! Setting Up Cricut Maker ... Continue Reading

Siser EasyWeed vs. ThermoFlex Plus

Siser EasyWeed vs. ThermoFlex Plus

Mon. Apr 23, 2018 in Buyer's Guide

In this blog, we are going to discuss the difference between Siser EasyWeed and ThermoFlex Plus heat transfer vinyl. These are two very well trusted products within the garment decorating industry. They are both very easy to work with and highly durable! We often say treat Siser EasyWeed and ThermoFlex Plus like Coke and Pepsi! They are very similar, yet have their own unique differences. ThermoFlex Plus has a true matte finish and comes in a large variety of colors. Siser EasyWeed has a semi ... Continue Reading

Top 5 Tips and Tricks for Siser® Heat Transfer Vinyl

Top 5 Tips and Tricks for Siser® Heat Transfer Vinyl

Fri. May 18, 2018 in Buyer's Guide

There’s a lot of heat transfer vinyl advice available online, but not all advice is good advice! Remember when your parents said, “If all your friends jumped off a bridge, then would you too?” That’s like us saying, “If all your friends press each HTV layer for the full time, then would you too?” Every now and again we hear some HTV tips that make us raise our eyebrows and wonder why everyone has jumped off the bridge. So today, authorized distributor, Heat ... Continue Reading

Why To Buy A Quality Heat Press

Why To Buy A Quality Heat Press

Mon. Jun 18, 2018 in Buyer's Guide

Without a doubt, a heat press is most important piece of equipment that you will use with Heat Transfer Vinyl. So for high quality results, shouldn’t you be investing in a high quality heat press? We think so! In fact, almost any professional in the heat transfer industry will likely agree that you get what you pay for when it comes to shopping for a heat press. We aren’t trying to convince you to break your bank and invest in the most expensive heat press out there - but we do be ... Continue Reading

Siser EasyWeed Stretch: When To Use It

Siser EasyWeed Stretch: When To Use It

Fri. Sep 21, 2018 in Buyer's Guide

EasyWeed Stretch is not just for “stretchy” garments? Siser EasyWeed Stretch is most definitely ideal for using on stretchy garments, such as performance wear since you will want a material that “gives” with the garment. Because of the name, many people instantly connect EasyWeed Stretch with stretchy garments, like Spandex. So, Siser EasyWeed Stretch is only used for stretchy garments, right? Actually, this is very far from true!   What is EasyWe ... Continue Reading

Introducing Heat Transfer Clothing

Introducing Heat Transfer Clothing

Wed. Oct 24, 2018 in Buyer's Guide

What is Heat Transfer Clothing? Heat Transfer Clothing, www.HeatTransferClothing.com, is a new website owned and operated by Heat Transfer Warehouse. Heat Transfer Clothing offers a variety of blank garments that are perfect for decorating with heat transfer vinyl, sublimation and rhinestones!   Why did we create Heat Transfer Clothing? We’ve had many of our Heat Transfer Warehouse customers inquire about the best place to buy blank garments for decoration. Most blank ga ... Continue Reading