Sublimation is a digital printing process where prints can be obtained on products like polymers. Sublimation files can be of various formats like PNG, JPEG, SVG, PSD, EPS, TIFF. The only requirement is for them to have sufficient resolution to proceed with the sublimation process.
How can I get free Xmas sublimation designs?
LoveSVG has a nice variety of christmas sublimation images. They’re now giving away Christmas sublimation designs for free!
Can I print anything for sublimation?
Sublimation printing is only appropriate for clothing made of 100% polyester or a polyester blend. Although sublimation may be done on other materials, such as cotton, the image will not be as durable as it is on man-made fabric, and it is not recommended.
Can I do sublimation with my Cricut?
Cricut Design Space can absolutely be used for sublimation printing! The simplest method to utilise Cricut Design Space for sublimation is to upload sublimation PNG files using the upload tool.
What happens if you sublimate on cotton?
In the case of cotton sublimation items, the final image will be on the surface rather than in the surface and may crack, peel, or fade over time.
How long does sublimation ink last?
A printer’s sublimation inks have a shelf life. Leaving them in the printer too long will cause issues such as color shifting, head clogs and banding. Many people agree that you can print past the “use-by” date without any issues, but a good rule of thumb is to use the cartridges within six months of installing them.
Do you let sublimation cool before peeling?
For textured products, cool for 10 minutes before peeling.
Why does my sublimation fade after one wash?
Your fabric was probably not sublimation-friendly, which is why your sublimation picture disappeared after washing. T-shirts, for example, should be 65% polyester or higher to preserve the sublimation ink.
Do you have to seal after sublimation?
No! Sublimation transfers do not need to be sealed. The sublimation ink is embedded in the material during the heating process.
Is digital use of these sublimation files allowed?
No. Digital use of these files is prohibited. You can download these Christmas sublimation designs on sale and use them for personal projects like Xmas cards. However, If you want to use them for digital (print-on-demand) use, purchase our Extended Yearly License.