Applying Crystals: Getting Started
Using the Hotfix Applicator
Using the Flat Tip Applicator
Fabrics should be pre-washed and free of any chemical finish, such as water resistant treatments. When working with stretch fabrics, try to slightly pre-stretch the fabrics before applying hot fix crystals. Always test the application on a sample swatch or in an inconspicuous area.Note there are two types of tips included with most wands. Flats (spots) are designed for use with metals and hot fix shapes. When using these types of trims, you will place the trim on the garment and set the tool tip on top of the trim until the glue is heated.
And here are a few tips about making sure you place your rhinestones according to your planned design:
Click Here to Download a .pdf file with Swarovski’s In-Depth Hot Fix Application Guidelines.