Bleaching/Sublimation Info

Can You Bleach 65% Polyester & 35% Cotton and use for Sublimation?

Can You Bleach 65% Polyester & 35% Cotton and use for Sublimation?

What is the best brand of shirt to bleach and sublimate?

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What Polyester Count is best for Sublimation?

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What Polyester Count is best for Sublimation?

Do you know what the best polyester counts for sublimation printing is? We have the answer! Find out here!Polyester is a synthetic fiber that has been used in clothing since the early 1900s. It was originally developed by DuPont as an alternative to silk. Today, polyester is commonly used in clothing because it is durable, easy to dye, and doesn't wrinkle easily. Sublimation ink only adheres to polyester fibers which is why you have a more vibrant print when using higher polyester. Yes- you can absolutely sublimate on a 48% polyester shirt (think Bella Canvas 3001cvc) but only 48% of...

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How Can I Use Bleach Safely When Bleaching Shirts?

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How Can I Use Bleach Safely When Bleaching Shirts?

To make sure you’re using bleach safely, follow these steps: 1) Read the label before using any cleaning product.2) Only use outdoors in a well-ventilated area.3) Make sure the container has been opened and closed properly.4) Wash hands after handling the container.5) Keep out of reach of children and animals.6) Don’t mix bleach with ammonia or other chemicals.7) Wear gloves when working with bleach.8) Store bleach away from heat and sunlight as it tends to deactivate the bleaching effect needed for the heather shirts.9) Never leave bleach open or unattended.10) If you spill bleach, immediately rinse the area with water.11)...

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Tultex 241 Shirts That Just Won't Sublimate or Bleach

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Tultex 241 Shirts That Just Won't Sublimate or Bleach

Here is another fun one- some shirts bleach and some don't.  Tired of spending money on shirts that, by all the bleaching and sublimation rules, should bleach but leave you discouraged instead? Let us help you out! First, I must say that we can not be held responsible for shirts that don't bleach. I have to put this disclaimer out there. There are sooooo many variables when it comes to bleaching.  We are simply letting you know, from our personal experience, what has worked well for us and what hasn't. Let's take the awesome Tultex 241 heathered color shirts in...

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Tultex Shirts- Blues That Bleach and Sublimate

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Tultex Shirts- Blues That Bleach and Sublimate

Bleaching and sublimation has become quite the trend! Who knew splashing some bleach on a shirt and putting a fun print on it could bring not only joy to the creator but also a little money in their pocket?!  If only it was that easy..... Just when we think we have figured out which shirts bleach, we find that rule doesn't work in a different brand.  The only way we typically find that out is by trial and error- which can result in money wasted.  No one has time for that, right? Let's talk about one of our top selling...

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