There is no way that I know of to remove the fibers. They are the shirt. The shirt is made up of short pieces of cotton fiber and the ends of those short pieces are what is popping up.so to minimize fibrillation, we can lay more ink when printing. how about removing these little fibers first before printing? is there any way to do that? I think if we just lay these little fibers down with heat pressing or using pretreatment, we can't minimize fibrillation.
Some parchment papers have a quilon coating. I don't use quilon parchment, I use regular parchment paper. I used to use a teflon sheet but it leaves the fabric shiny. It will wash out but I just don't like shipping a shirt looking like that.what is quilon sheet? I use a tefolon sheet for pre-treatment and parchment paper for curing. Is this wrong?
do You pretreat until you see snow? I think that is too much pretreatment?
Here is a link to the brush I use Wooster White Fancy, its actually called china bristle but its the same as a boar bristle brush pretty much. The way I brush the fibers is straight down, and no other direction. I have tried the foam brushes and rollers before and they fibers seem to stick to them more therefore pulling the fibers up, so that they are not laying flat.
With the brush it makes the fibers lay down nice and flat, by brushing them straight down. I have found this to work the best for me, along with the light mist of distilled water first before spraying pretreatment, and then using the quilan paper on top to dry the pretreat for 10 seconds, removing paper and then pressing another 10 seconds without anything on top of the shirt. Hope this helps
I reuse parchment paper a few times. After a few pressings my parchment starts getting ripples in it that transfer to the shirt when pressing.Hey there, I am a serious newby. I have a question about the Quilan paper. Can I use parchment paper when doing the pretreatment? How many times can I use a sheet? Can I use the same paper for pressing that I used for pretreatment? Sorry to overwhelm with questions. Thank you for your help.