Heat Transfer with the Silhouette to Create Your Own Tshirt Tutorial

Heat Transfer with the Silhouette to Create Your Own Tshirt Tutorial

So this is what my family does for major events in our lives; we create tshirts.  :)  We do this for marathons, holidays, and even cornhole tournaments.  So it was obviously fitting that when we knew we were going to have two little members in our family, we had to have tshirts!  :)  They turned out SUPER cute and I just love how you can use the Heat Transfer with the Silhouette Tutorial to create your own tshirts!

Heat Transfer with the Silhouette to Create Your Own Tshirt Tutorial

You basically use the Silhouette software to create your design like you normally do. When the design is exactly how you’d like it to look, make sure you select your entire design and then select “Flip Horizontally.” This flips the design so that it cuts backwards but will transfer to read correctly.  This is an important step, so do not forget it!  :)

When you’re ready to cut your design, load your Silhouette making sure the rollers are in the proper place for the size of your heat transfer.  Also, make sure to load the Heat Transfer with Shiny side down.

Cut your design using the preset settings for the type of Heat Transfer you are using.  I would suggest add a little more pressure to the blade; it may look like it did not cut the first time, but trust me, it did.

Heat Transfer with the Silhouette to Create Your Own Tshirt Tutorial

Now is the fun/annoying part.  :)  Remove the extra material around your design after it’s been cut.  It may take you a minute to get the excess started to remove, but once you realize how the material works, it’ll take no time at all.  I don’t have the Silhouette hook tool, so I used the pick that came with my machine to help when picking out the small pieces from heat transfer lettering.

Heat Transfer with the Silhouette to Create Your Own Tshirt Tutorial

Place your design onto your shirt (shiny side up) and center it.  Then place a ironing cloth (thin material) on top of your design.  Press firmly down and iron for 60 seconds; move the iron around making sure to heat up every inch of the material.

Heat Transfer with the Silhouette to Create Your Own Tshirt Tutorial

Let the design cool for 2 minutes and then carefully peel away the shiny transfer paper. If the design looks like it’s coming up, iron once again for 60 more seconds.

Heat Transfer with the Silhouette to Create Your Own Tshirt Tutorial

Aren’t these shirts SUPER cute?!  OMG I love them!  :)  Isn’t this such an easy Silhouette Tutorial?  :)

source: http://www.craftaholicsanonymous.net/silhouette-heat-transfer-tutorial-cameo-giveaway

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Welcome to Wonderful Wednesday Blog Hop #83! You all had so many interesting posts. Just amazing. Let’s take a look at some of the most popular and then get right into our party.
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Editor’s Note: This post was number 346 of 394 entries — so close to 400 but so far away. That’s OK…this will be the week! Now, here is why I had to select this post for Editor’s Pick…
Check out the pennies! She has decorated the side of the cabinet with over 1000 PENNIES!!! What a neat idea. I just love it!

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Recipe: Garden Veggie Rice with Pesto

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It’s time for another QUICK lunch idea!  :)  I love to make this when I want something fresh and delicious for lunch!  It’s SO good and pretty good for you!  :)  ENJOY!

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 c white/brown microwaveable rice
  • 1/2 c water
  • 1-2 stalks of green onion, sliced
  • 4-5 grape tomatoes, halved
  • 1 tbsp pesto
  • pepper

Directions:

  • Add rice, water, green onion, and tomatoes to a microwaveable bowl and heat in the microwave for 3 minutes; let sit in microwave for 1 minute.
  • When done, remove and add dash of pepper and pesto; stir and enjoy!

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