Mermaid Scales Vol 1

Mermaid Scales Vol 1

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This is a collection of seamless abstract watercolor prints with the illusion of iridescence overlaid with fish scale pattern. Patterns are printed in-house on an eco-solvent commercial printer.  Patterns are available individually or as a complete collection in 3 formats:

Heat Transfer Vinyl (printed on ColorPrint™ Easy Print)
Matte Finish Permanent Vinyl (printed on Oracal Orajet 3651) - like 651 Matte
Glossy Finish Permanent Vinyl (printed on Arlon ) - like Oracal 651 Glossy  

This pattern is scalable which means the pattern size can be customized to your preferences.  

Application Instructions (permanent vinyl)

• Do not mirror image/reverse, cut design patterned side up.
• Weed excess material
• Use transfer tape to apply to your object to be decorated.

Recommended Transfer Tapes:  Oratape HT55, Oratape MT80P, R-Tape AT-65

TIP: Like all adhesive vinyl, it is not recommended that vinyl-applied items to be cleaned in the the dishwasher. Lamination is available to extend the life of your patterned design.

Application Instructions (heat transfer vinyl) using Heat Press
See Video Below for Application Instructions

  • Cut in reverse
  • Weed excess material from pressure sensitive carrier sheet.
  • Mask with TTD High Tack Mask (provided with each pattern sheet), then remove the ColorPrint Easy backing sheet.
  • Preheat garment for 2-3 seconds
  • Apply design at 300°F/149C (heat press)
  • Use medium pressure for 15 seconds
  • Peel carrier warm 

Application Instructions (heat transfer vinyl) using Iron
See Video Below for Application Instructions

  • Cut in reverse
  • Weed excess material from pressure sensitive carrier sheet.
  • Mask with TTD High Tack Mask (provided with each pattern sheet) then remove the Color Print Easy backing sheet
  • Preheat garment for 2-3 seconds
  • Set iron dial between Cotton and Linen
  • Cover design with Kraft paper or non-stick cover sheet
  • Place on flat, hard surface (ironing board not recommended)
  • Press iron with medium pressure (do not slide iron)
  •  Press each section of design for 15 seconds
  • If areas of design lift after application, replace cover sheet
    and re-press for 5-10 seconds
  • Peel carrier warm
  • Cover completed design and press for 5-10 seconds

ColorPrint Easy Applies to:

100% cotton
Poly/cotton blends
100% polyester
Nylon (testing recommended)

Laundering:

Wait 24 hours before 1st wash
Machine wash cold / mild detergent
Can be machine dried on low, but hanging
item to dry will preserve reflective quality
Do not dry clean