Care Instructions for DTF Printed Garments

Care Instructions for DTF Printed Garments

Washing Instructions

  1. Turn Garments Inside Out: Before washing, always turn garments inside out. This helps protect the DTF design from friction and abrasion during the washing cycle.
  2. Use Mild Detergent: Choose a gentle, mild detergent specifically formulated for delicate fabrics. Avoid using harsh chemicals or bleach that can damage the DTF prints.
  3. Wash in Cold Water: Opt for cold water wash cycles instead of hot water. Cold water helps preserve the colors and prevents shrinking of the fabric.
  4. Gentle Cycle: Use a gentle or delicate cycle on your washing machine. Avoid heavy-duty cycles or agitation settings that can stress the fabric and the DTF design.
  5. Avoid Fabric Softeners: Fabric softeners can leave a residue on the fabric, affecting the adhesion of the DTF print. Skip fabric softeners when washing garments with DTF transfers.
  6. Separate Colors: Wash garments with DTF prints separately or with similar colors to prevent color bleeding and maintain the vibrancy of the designs.

Drying and Ironing

  1. Air Dry: Whenever possible, air dry garments with DTF prints instead of using a dryer. Hang them in a well-ventilated area away from direct sunlight to avoid fading.
  2. Low Heat Ironing: If ironing is necessary, turn the garment inside out and use a low heat setting on the iron. Avoid ironing directly on the DTF design to prevent heat damage.

General Maintenance Tips

  1. Store Properly: Store garments with DTF transfers in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight. Avoid folding or storing them in tight spaces to prevent creasing or cracking of the prints.
  2. Handle with Care: Be gentle when handling garments with DTF prints. Avoid rubbing or scrubbing the designs, as this can cause premature wear and tear.
  3. Follow Care Labels: Always follow the care instructions provided on the garment's care label. These instructions are specific to the fabric and help maintain the integrity of the DTF prints.


By following these washing instructions and maintenance tips, your customers can ensure that their garments with DTF transferred designs remain vibrant and durable for years to come. Proper care and attention not only preserve the beauty of the prints but also extend the life of the garments, allowing them to enjoy their custom apparel creations with confidence and style.

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