Three Different types of Siser Glitter HTV

We have covered the basics of glitter HTV in our blog “Starter Guide to glitter Heat Transfer Vinyl”. In that, we have discussed everything you need to work with glitter HTV and the short process of making a customized t-shirt with it. DO check it out to know the procedure. In this blog, we will discuss the different types of siser glitter HTV that are famous and readily available too. Siser glitter, siser sparkle and siser twinkle.

Color range141250+
ThicknessThinnest (120 microns)Thin (225 microns)Thickest (325)
Peel typeHot/ColdColdHot/Cold
CPSIA certifiedYYY
Application305°/medium pressure/15 sec305°/medium pressure/15 sec320°/medium pressure/20 sec
Laser friendlyYYY

You can use Iron or heat press to apply the glitter onto t-shirts. And people always like to ask a questions about glitter HTV. It is whether glitter will shed all over the place after heat transfer? The answer is – No, it won’t shed glitter after heat transfer.

Same types of fabrics can use all kinds of heat transfer glitter, sparkle, and Twinkle. Hence, we can use them on cotton, polyester, poly-cotton blends, and leather too.

According to the table above, all three are CPSIA certified. What it means is that these are safe to use for kids’ apparel. 

So what is the difference between these different types of siser glitter HTV?

Well, the biggest difference in the different types of siser glitter HTV is in how they look.

Siser Glitter is thick and has a texture, almost sandy feel when heat press on fabric. You can not layer glitter on itself but you can layer on top of other HTV, for example on HTV Easyweed. The color range it. comes in is 50+ which is very wide when compared against other glitter types. 
Sublimation is possible on Siser Glitter in White. This one is only possible on Siser Glitter and not possible for Sparkle or Twinkle. Similar quality you can find in Seaart is our S16 Korea Glitter Quality Vinyl

Siser Sparkle

Siser Sparkle is the thinnest glitter HTV among Siser glitter HTV. After application it has a super smooth feels to the touch. The reason is Siser embed glittery particles in the vinyl. Siser Sparkle is the only glitter HTV that can be layered on top of itself. There is also a clear option in this one. It means the clear glitter can be layered on top of a favorite color, which might not be available in this range itself. By doing this, you can create a different look. You can find similar S21 sparkle vinyl in Seaart shop. 

Siser Twinkle

Siser Twinkle is the falls somewhere in between the other two glitter types. It has a smooth finish and the vinyl covered all the the glitter flakes. This might seem similar to Sparkle, but the glitter finish in Twinkle has reflective properties. Concerning thickness, it’s not as thin as Sparkle and not as thick as Glitter. It cannot be layered on itself.  But like the Glitter, it can be used as a top layer over Easyweed or other layerable HTV types. You can find similar S24 twinkle heat transfer vinyl in Seaart shop.


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