VIDEO: Heat Transfer Foil-A Guide to Success

Thinking about exploring heat transfer foil? Learn proper techniques in this installment of STAHLS' TV

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Whether you want to add foil to your current heat printing services or take it to the next level and expand into multicolor or mixed-media applications, this video from STAHLS’ TV has the info you need to succeed. This archived recording of a recent live class explores a range of basic to advanced applications.

Step-by-step demonstrations include one-color foil printing; applying a left-chest foil print to a tri-blend; creating multicolor foil finishes, including distressed and predictable patterns; using a nonstick cover sheet as a block out to produce a pattern; foiling oversize garments; and more.

Video talking points include:

  • Multicolor foil printing for discrete graphic elements
  • Multicolor foil printing for artwork where the foil is integrated into the design
  • The ins and outs of mixing various types of transfer media, such as flock
  • Design placement
  • Material print order
  • Pressing and peeling to maximize quality and production


Stahls' TV offers a variety of educational videos focused on heat presses, vinyl cutters, printer cutters, embroidery machines, screen printed transfers, design software and more. These videos allow decorators to receive answers to specific questions. To check out the latest on Stahls' TV, visit

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