STAHLS’ Rip-Away Appliqué™ Process
What is it?
STAHLS’ Rip-Away Appliqué is a simple process that uses embroidery equipment, a heat press, and Stahls’ heat transfer materials to create the look of appliqué without cutting.
Start with an appliqué sew file and your favorite colour of heat transfer material. Sew out your designs with a satin stitch and "rip away" the excess heat transfer material. It's that easy. Watch this video tutorial on the process.
What you need:
- Embroidery Machine
- Heat Press
- Appliqué Sew File with Satin Stitch
- Non-Stick Embroidery Machine Needle
- Heat Transfer Material
Tested and approved Stahls’ materials:
Tip: Save scraps of heat transfer vinyl from other jobs to use with the Rip-Away Appliqué™ process.
Position the material panel over the placement stitch. Ensure that all areas of the stitch are covered. Sew a satin stitch around the heat transfer material panel. Use a machine speed between 500-700.
Rip away the excess heat transfer material and weed out any cavities.
Remove from hoop and heat press the garment using a cover sheet and heat printing pillow inside the garment.
For best results, remove the sewing stabilizer after heat printing.
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