Yes. You do need transfer paper to use printer paper to print designs on plain T-shirts.
Simply so, can you iron wax paper onto a shirt?
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A homemade wax paper stencil can achieve a look comparable to professionally manufactured clothing designs, but for much less money. The stencil is placed on the fabric and secured with an iron. The process works on many types of fabric and allows you to really use your imagination.
One may also ask, how do you transfer text onto a shirt?
Is sublimation paper the same as heat transfer paper?
Sublimation uses a process where the ink becomes part of the fabric rather than adding a layer on top. This results in a transfer that is unmatched in both durability and feel. On the other hand, heat transfer paper adds a layer on top of the garment.
What is the paper called used to put prints on shirts?
A transfer paper is a paper on which the image is printed and then transferred to a surface (fabric, canvass, or wood). They are often more compatible with inkjet printers which give a pulsating and vibrant appearance when transferred to the shirt.
Which printing is best for T shirt?
Polyester t-shirts are best suited to sublimation printing as opposed to direct to garment (DTG) printing. We recommend DTG for most t-shirts as it offers the most precise print for your design. But if you’re after an all over print, sublimation printing is definitely the way to go.