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UV Light Fabric Ink Apparel

  Today I’ve got a project that uses smooth heat transfer material, the new UV light-sensitive fabric ink, and the new Silhouette Curio. While the Curio’s primary focus is not for cutting all the same things as its predecessors, the CAMEO and Portrait, it still performs those tasks with the same precision we’ve come to expect and love. This project happened to fit perfectly on the Curio’s basic 8.5” x 6” cutting area. (Note: you can still do this project with a Portrait or CAMEO.) I have been anxious to try the UV light-sensitive fabric inks since they were announced…

Girl’s Halloween Tee

When it comes to Halloween, I can’t help but want to go all out with fun decorations, homemade costumes, and even festive t-shirts like this one. Of course, Halloween doesn’t have be all orange and black. The gold and purple complement each other really well on this shirt. I’ve been waiting for a reason to break out the gold fabric ink since it’s oh so gorgeous. It’s pretty thick so it only took one layer to give me the coverage I wanted. If you’re impatient like me and don’t like waiting for the fabric ink to dry, try using a…

Fabric Ink Place Mats

    Few things are more fun that eating for me, and by eating, I mean I eat like a child. So, when I started thinking about this project, I knew I wanted to add a little spunk to our already plain placemats. I think I found the perfect design to add the exact charm I was looking for- and guess what? The full tutorial is below so that you can make your own! Get to it.   1. From the Silhouette Design Store, download design #63923 (yum! hand lettered word). Once the design is downloaded, it can be located…

DIY tea towels using Silhouettes Fabric Ink and Stencil Vinyl.

Fabric Ink Tea Towels

Have you ever tried Silhouette fabric ink? Combined with Silhouette Stencil Vinyl, it is super easy to customize just about any fabric.   First off you’ll want to pick your design and cut it out of the stencil vinyl. Use the hook tool to remove any excess vinyl in your design so it will be ready for painting once applied to the fabric. Apply the stencil to the fabric using the transfer paper that comes with the stencil vinyl. Now you’re ready to apply the ink. After you’ve applied the fabric ink to your design, let it dry completely. Carefully remove the stencil.   That’s…

Stenciled Kicks

    You know that favorite pair of shoes you’ve worn in to perfection? Sadly, mine were looking more worn than perfect. I wasn’t about to give them up so I decided to give them new life instead. It is amazing what a good cleaning and some fabric ink can do!   I didn’t want to get too crazy and detailed so I chose a simple stencil with dots. Stencil vinyl is perfect for projects like this since it has a little give if you need it. I find that with simple designs like this one it is easier to…

Custom Painted Fabric

When it comes to my quilting fabric, I am one very picky lady. I always have this idea of how I want something to look and then I go searching out the fabrics. Lately my ideas aren’t fitting very well with the fabric available, so I decided to go the next step and just make my own designs! I’ve already tried this method a few times and love the outcome.   My niece’s birthday is coming up soon and her party is rock n’ roll themed and her nursery is decked out in dinosaurs. I wanted to make her a…