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Post pressing/steaming before shipping to customer?

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Hello everyone. I am new to this forum but have already noticed its a great place to get questions answered from some of the best.

After pressing an item (im using JPSS paper), i do notice a square/rectangle is imprinted on the shirt and will go away after the 1st wash or 2. Before sending item to customer, do you recommend steaming or post pressing the item? If do, any tips? Thanks for your help!
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Are you cutting the excess white paper from around your JPSS image? (contour cutting it) if you dont have a cutter/plotter you can trim the image by hand with scissors. It can be a bit fiddly depending on the image..
If you cut close to the edges of your image you will lose the white square effect thats left on the t shirt when you press the transfer and do not trim the image.
Also sometimes you can get a square impression left by the heat press. This usually dissappears if you then press the shirt inside out with a hand iron before you send it off to the customer.
Hope that helps with the problem..:-D
Thanks for the helpful info! When we have used images we cut as close as we can. Now with text is tricky because we dont have a plotter/cutter. I try and cut a close rectangle/square around the text to minimize the white. Any other opinions? I want to try the iron inside out that seems like a good tip! So im assuming post pressing the item on the heat press would result in the item sticking to the plate and should be avoided?
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