How to decorate a white TShirt with TheMagicTouch TTC 3.1 and a CMYK Printer

This video, how to decorate a white T-Shirt with TheMagicTouch TTC3.1 and a CMYK printer, explains how you can make short run fan T-Shirts in full colour and very little time and effort.

Here is what you need

• TheMagicTouch TTC3.1 transferpaper.
• A CMYK Colour Laser/LED printer.
• A professional heat press.
• Release paper.

Most likely Printer settings

The printer settings may vary depending on the printer brand. The following settings serve as a guideline:

• Paper source: Tray 1
• Paper weight: Thick 1

Prepare printing

• Load Transferpaper TTC3.1 into the selected tray
• Print your artwork mirrored.

Preparing the application process

• Clean the surface of the product.
• Make sure you remove all loose fibers and particles.
• Trim the transfer as required.

Application Process

• Place a sheet of plain paper on the lower press platen.
• Put the product on it.

Set up the heat press

  • Temperature: 180° C / 360° F
  • Pressing time: 10-15 seconds
  • Pressure: High

Pressing process

• Place and align the transfer printed side face down.
• Start pressing.


• Open the heat press.
• Swing shirt to cool down a bit.
• Stretch the shirt sidewards at the bottom to release the corners of the transfer.
• Strip off the backing paper in a slow but steady motion while still hot.

Next Steps

• Open the heat press.
• Strip off the backing paper in a slow but steady motion while still hot.


• To flatten down fabric nap in light image areas post-press with release paper.
• Pressing time: 1-2 seconds.

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