Thu. Jan 29, 2015 in Buyer's Guide
You have a design in mind. You might want to use it to support an event, to raise awareness for a cause or even just to spice up some of your more bland fashion garments. You know what you want it to look like and what you want to put it on. So, what’s stopping you from bringing your design to life?
We know that the number of heat transfer options out there can be overwhelming — and that’s what we’re here for. From deciding what product is right for your material type ...
Thu. Feb 12, 2015 in Tutorials & DIY Goodies
If you’re not entirely sure what dye sublimation is, let us give you a brief explanation.
Dye sub transferring is a form of heat transfer process that allows you to take a digital image, print it on a sublimation printer and press it onto a garment. You must use sublimation ink, which uses a continuous-tone technology; prints are typically dry and ready to handle as soon as you remove them from the printer. This process can be used on a variety of products, from t-shirts to coasters. An ...
Tue. Mar 10, 2015 in Tutorials & DIY Goodies
Want to try something new? We’ll teach you how to layer Siser EasyWeed Florescents in this quick, easy tutorial (to create this tank top, we used three different colors). Let’s get started!
As always, create your unique artwork in vector form. Once your artwork is ready, send it to the cutter! Cut your design using the same cut force that you use for typical heat transfer vinyl.
We cut our design out of three different colors for this tutorial. Once yo ...
Mon. Apr 13, 2015 in Tutorials & DIY Goodies
Monograms are all the rage right now – just ask Pinterest. You can create a beautiful monogram with limited design experience or by locating a free monogram generator online. Once you have your monogram, you’re able to put it on almost anything – we’re talking towels, t-shirts, mugs and more. There are many different ways to do this, but we’re going to show you a super quick, easy way to get a beautiful, fun-looking monogram using heat transfer vinyl.
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Mon. May 18, 2015 in Tutorials & DIY Goodies
How to Do an EasyWeed Heat Transfer Application with 2 Colors
Step 1: Load the Reverse Image Cut-Ready Artwork into the Cutting Software
Step 2: Load the Vinyl Sheet Into the Cutter
Tip – Make sure the liner side is face down when you load it into the cutter
Step 3: Send the Artwork to the Cutter
Step 4: Weed Away Excess Vinyl from the Cut Out Design
Tip – Always start from the outside and work your way in
Tip – Make sure the smaller pieces of your ...
Tue. May 26, 2015 in Buyer's Guide
Mon. Sep 28, 2015 in Tutorials & DIY Goodies
If Thermoflex Plus is giving you troubles, this article can help you work through some basic troubleshooting techniques. Listed below are 8 different areas for troubleshooting Thermoflex. Experts or beginners can run into some hiccups. We will cover both for cutting and pressing tips.
Cut Direction – mirror image
Need to cut on the dull side of the material
TEST CUT, TEST CUT, TEST CUT!! With any product, you need to do TEST CUTS befor ...