How to Stop Iron-Ons From Peeling off

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How to Stop Iron-Ons From Peeling off
Peeling iron-ons can be repaired by using a hot iron. (Jupiterimages/Pixland/Getty Images)

A shirt or fabric material that has an iron-on image can begin to peel over time due to the improper adhesive. To fix a peeling iron-on, you need to re-adhere it so that it sticks properly to the shirt or material. To do this, you must apply heat to the iron-on without causing damage to the image during the process.

Skill level:
Moderately Easy

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Things you need

  • To keep the iron-on from peeling, you need the following:
  • Ironing board
  • Waxed paper
  • Tape measure
  • Scissors
  • Iron
  • Hangers

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Instructions

  1. 1

    Lay the shirt or material with the peeling iron-on flat on the ironing board.

  2. 2

    Measure the size of the iron-on with the tape measure. Cut a piece of waxed paper to this size by using a pair of scissors.

  3. 3

    Lay the cut piece of waxed paper over the iron-on. Make sure that the waxed paper completely covers the entire surface of the iron-on.

  4. 4

    Plug the iron into an electrical socket. Turn on the iron and wait for it to heat.

  5. 5

    Position the iron on the waxed paper and move the iron steadily over the peeled-off area of the iron-on. Check the iron-on every 10 seconds to 15 seconds. Verify that the iron-on is starting to re-adhere to the material.

  6. 6

    Hang the shirt or material on a hanger and allow it to air dry.

Tips and warnings

  • Do not place the shirt or material in the dryer after washing. Allow it to air dry.

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