How to Choose the Right Heat Transfer Material for You

How to Choose the Right Heat Transfer Material for You

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 ... Continue Reading

Heat Press 101

Heat Press 101

Thu. Feb 5, 2015 in Buyer's Guide

The heat press is arguably the most important piece of equipment you will invest in. There are a few different things that go into choosing the right heat press for your business (and budget), so let us help you out. Size  There are various sizes of heat press available to choose from, so take a moment to evaluate the amount of work space you have available (you’ll need a solid, flat surface) and what you’ll be pressing. We would recommend a 15×15 press to start, bec ... Continue Reading

What Glitter Vinyl Should I Use?

What Glitter Vinyl Should I Use?

Fri. Feb 27, 2015 in Buyer's Guide

Here's an easy way to decide what glitter vinyl to use for your crafting or garment decorating needs. Choose from Heat Transfer Textured Vinyl, Pressure Sensitive Vinyl, or smooth-holographic glitter options.  ... Continue Reading

Rock This Layered Look

Rock This Layered Look

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! Step 1. 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. Step 2. We cut our design out of three different colors for this tutorial. Once yo ... Continue Reading

All About Vinyl Cutters

All About Vinyl Cutters

Fri. Mar 13, 2015 in Buyer's Guide

You’ve chosen your vinyl, your design and your heat press. You’re ready to create something! …Wait. No. Something’s missing. A vinyl cutter! It’s one of the most important pieces of equipment that you will need to ensure your heat transfer success, so let us help you pick the right one. First, in case you aren’t quite sure what a cutter is, we’ll explain briefly. A vinyl cutter is a machine that uses sharp blades to cut into heat transfer ... Continue Reading

Monograms Made Easy

Monograms Made Easy

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. Step On ... Continue Reading

EasyWeed Heat Transfer Application with Two Colors

EasyWeed Heat Transfer Application with Two Colors

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 ... Continue Reading

10 Reasons to Order from HTW

10 Reasons to Order from HTW

Tue. May 26, 2015 in Buyer's Guide