Heat transfer vinyl also known as HTV is incredibly versatile, affordable and easy to use. For these reasons, its popularity is increasing exponentially around the globe as more and more people are discovering its unlimited uses across various materials.
At first the HTV was restricted to commercial uses alone like bulk quantities of clothes, bags, cushions and other porous materials but now you can easily purchase your very own home-based vinyl cutting machine that allows you to push your boundaries and explore the world of HTV. With companies like PerfectCut Vinyl you can now easily source the raw materials like heat transfer vinyl sheets and other essentials to get your started for your home-based vinyl projects.
But there are so many options out there when it comes to HTV and its materials available online that it can very easily become a tedious and overwhelming task so let me break down for you the best heat transfer vinyl flex sheets to use for various projects. These sheets are printable heat transfer vinyl, pre-cut, sticky layerable and many others.
A Few Considerations Before Choosing the Best Heat Transfer Vinyl Flex Sheets
You may think that all HTV sheets work in a similar manner and will give out more or less the same result, there are still factors to consider in order to get the best results for the purpose you are using it for.
For all beginners, the ideal HTV sheets are the ones that are easy to cut, weed and transfer and a good thumb rule for that is to opt for a thinner sheet, as thinner sheets are easy to cut by hand and by home-based machines, they are easy to weed and transfer to other materials as well.
The next important thing to consider is the color and the finish of the heat transfer vinyl sheets, as this will determine the quality of your end result. The heat transfer vinyl sheets are available in separate rolls that have one color each or you can also go for a bundle offer which has a variety of colors.
Along with the colors, you also have to pay heed to the finish of the sheets chosen as you get to choose from a variety of finishes like stretchable, glossy, glittery, patterned, metallic, puffed and flocked. If you want to try out multiple finishes and colors then the variety pack is the best option for you.
Next up is the size and the thickness of the heat transfer vinyl sheets, you can find them in the standard 1 ft size or in rolls of lengths that go up to 50 yards! As far as thickness is concerned, as i mentioned earlier the thinner the material the easier it is to cut, weed and transfer.
Lastly, let's talk about the durability of these heat transfer vinyl sheets and the printable heat transfer vinyl sheets, as I am sure that no one wants the design created with so much passion and love to become cracked, bubbled and faded over time, right?
Heat transfer vinyl is used mostly and ideally on clothing material so a good quality, durable vinyl sheet is the one that stands the test of repeated washing, wear and tear. It should have room to stretch with the clothing as it's worn. Now that you know all the important considerations of the Perfect Cut heat transfer vinyl sheets it's now time to show you the options you have to choose from, so let’s get started.
Best Perfect Cut Heat Transfer Vinyl Flex Sheets
1. 30” Perfect Cut Flex HTV
The 30” Perfect Cut flex HTV is ideal for various purposes as it is soft, thin solvent-free, and super elastic and is in premium quality. You can find this in a 30” inch width but the length can be chosen from a wide range starting from 1 ft and going up till 50 yards!
Generally, the heat transfer vinyl sheets best perform on polyester or blended polyester where the polyester percentage is more than 50% but it's sheets can be used for 100% polyester and cotton along with its blends and with each material you’ll get the same quality with no difference is colors and their vibrancy.
You can find this flex sheet in our top colors including black, white, yellow and blue! This sheet is ideal for home crafters as well professional garment making companies.
2. 20” Perfect Cut Flex HTV
This one is the same as the 30” one I mentioned above but the width of this one is 20”. It can also be purchased in various lengths starting from the 12 inch and going up to 50 yards, covering any and every home based craft to commercial projects. These sheets require a low temperature to set on the material, the pressure needed is also medium and the whole pressing time is rather quick.
The best thing about these sheets is that they have a universal adhesive that can be used on any material and surface. These sheets are extremely easy to cut, weed and transfer as they are of premium quality. My favorite thing about PerfectCut HTV sheets is that they are eco-friendly using water-based POLYURETHANE composition.
3. 15” Perfect Cut Flex HTV
Another width option in the most popular HTV flex sheets, this one is the very perfect 15” sheets that also come in the range of lengths. This one is the most perfect width as it can be used for various purposes and also fits in almost every vinyl printer, cutter and plotter. This one too has all the qualities I have mentioned above.
It is the same premium quality material which is solvent-free, eco friendly, thin, elastic, soft and can be applied on polyester, cotton and blends. Its cutting,printing, weddings and transferring is also a piece of cake. You can find it in all the basic colors like white, black, blue and yellow.
All the HTV sheets offered by PerfectCut Vinyl are made with top quality keeping in mind all the factors like durability, finish, colors, size, thickness and ease of use. All the designs printed, weeded and transferred on our sheets will be washable, stretchable and most importantly durable without any fading, bubbling or cracking.
A wide range of people can use our sheets from rookie crafters at home to professional designs and garment makers. So be sure to use our heat transfer vinyl sheets and printable heat transfer vinyl sheets for your next project to see the difference we have talked about.