Iron on appliques and embroidered patch setting instructions using an Iron: Step 1: Set your hand iron at the hottest temperature setting. DO NOT USE STEAM DURING APPLICATION! Step 2: Place your applique or embroidered patch in the desired position and place a pressing cloth (such as a handkerchief, sheet or pillowcase fabric) over top. Step 3: Press the iron straight down for 35-45 seconds with as much constant pressure as possible. NO BACK AND FORTH. Step 4: Turn the garment inside-out and repeat steps 2 & 3. Step 5: Allow the applique or embroidered patch to cool down.