Iron-on transfers for clothing are designed to last. They are durable and stay on for a long time, however, sometimes a dryer can be too hot and the iron on transfer begins to peel at the edges. This is a simple fix and can be remedied within a few minutes.
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Things you need
- Hot clothes iron
- Piece of waxed paper
Lay the garment with the peeling iron-on transfer on a flat surface. Smooth out any wrinkles with your hands.
Lay a piece of waxed paper over the design that has started to peel. Make sure that the waxed paper covers the whole design.
Place the hot clothes iron over the top of the waxed paper. Move the iron back and forth over the area that is beginning to peel.
Check your design every ten seconds to see if it is starting to re-adhere.
Tips and warnings
- Turn your garment inside out when washing, this will help keep the design from snagging on zippers, buttons and other things that can make the transfer peel again.
- Do not place the garment in the dryer, allow to air dry. Some dryers are too hot and make the design peel.