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What You Can Do with Printable Heat Transfer Material

I know that most people use their Silhouette machines for cutting vinyl, but have you guys ever used the Silhouette Printable Heat Transfer Material? If you haven’t, then I suggest you try it; it will open doors to new possibilities. See how I was able to make the cutest dream catchers because I was able to add a phrase onto the fabric? Printable Heat Transfer really can give a personalized meaning to a project. Too bad Mother’ Day has already passed, but who’s to say you can’t give your mother a gift any other day for no reason at all?…

Summer Little Firecracker T-shirt

The season of summer parties and social gatherings is upon us, and I wanted to make sure my littles are dressed in style. So we decided on this Little Firecracker design from the Design Store! When I saw this design, I instantly knew I needed to make it for my daughter! Instead of a traditional T-Shirt iron on, I opted for an adorable tank top with a bow detail! I just love how easy it is to custom make clothes for any occasion, and this is perfect for the summer and the 4th of July! If you are new to…

DIY Matching T-shirt and Bow

Summer is quickly approaching, and this sweet Popsicle design is just the thing you need to remind you to stay cool. I love this adorable t-shirt and matching cheer bow. This would be the perfect addition to anyone’s summer wardrobe. Supplies Needed: Silhouette CAMEO®, Silhouette Portrait®, or Silhouette Curio™ Silhouette Heat Transfer Silhouette Hook Tool Printable Adhesive Cardstock Iron Thin towel or parchment paper Shirt Premade Bow 1-inch round bottle cap — Can be found online or at your local craft store 1-inch or 25-mm epoxy stickers — Can be found online or at your local craft store Hot glue gun…

Record Player Heat Transfer

I don’t know about you, but I love vinyl records. Listening to them with my record player gives me a sense of relaxation. I’ve been wanting to customize my record player for quite some time now, so I finally took some time to go through tons of designs from the Silhouette Design Store. Supplies Needed: Silhouette CAMEO® or Silhouette Portrait® Silhouette CAMEO or Portait Cutting Mat Silhouette Cutting Blade Iron Ruler Silhouette Studio® Silhouette Sticker Paper Silhouette Heat Transfer Design ID #38771 Design ID #85633 Design ID #231242 Step One: Measure the Design Area Flip open the top of your record player…

Silhouette Heat Transfer Materials

Heat transfer is one of the most popular materials to cut with your Silhouette! Using heat transfer, you can design and create custom-made apparel, home décor, and so much more. Heat transfer is a film material that has a heat-activated adhesive backing, so it can bond permanently to fabric. This means it can be applied onto various fabric surfaces, such as t-shirts, jerseys, or bags. Just think of all the amazing possibilities! Heat transfer material (with the exception of printable heat transfer sheets) can be loaded directly into a Silhouette cutting machine and does not require the use of a cutting mat. In addition, heat transfer material…

Mini Pillows Using Printable Heat Transfer Material

One of the things I love about Silhouette is that they have numerous products to chose from, and for this blog post I wanted to create something with the printable heat transfer material. This was the very first time I used this product. Don’t get discouraged by the idea of trying something new because if I can make these cute mini pillows on my first try, then you can too. Supplies Needed: Silhouette CAMEO®, Silhouette Portrait®, or Silhouette Curio™ Silhouette Studio® Silhouette Cutting Mat Silhouette Cutting Blade Silhouette Printable Heat Transfer Material (for Light Fabrics) Printer Iron Ironing Board Fabric Trim Pillow…

Printable Applique on White Shirt

A week ago, we posted the tutorial about using Printable Heat Transfer for dark fabrics. Today, we will continue with an explanation on how to work with Printable Heat Transfer for light fabrics. Let’s get started! Supplies Needed: Silhouette CAMEO® or Silhouette Portrait® or Silhouette Curio™ Silhouette Cutting Mat Silhouette Cutting Blade Silhouette Studio® Printable Heat Transfer – Light Fabrics Printer Shirt Design ID #241054 Step One: Prepare the Design to Cut 1. Open the “May Your Days Be Cozy” design (Design ID#241054) in Silhouette Studio®. Resize the design so that it will fit on your shirt. 2. Add an offset line to the design. To do that, select your…

Printable Winter Bear Applique

Today we want to share with you how to apply Printable Heat Transfer onto dark fabric using a winter bear design. If you need any additional help with this process, check out Silhouette’s YouTube channel. We have a video that shows you How to use Printable Heat Transfer for Dark Fabrics as well as other how-to videos to teach you how to use Silhouette’s software and materials. Let’s get started! Supplies Needed: Silhouette CAMEO® or Silhouette Portrait® or Silhouette Curio™ Silhouette Cutting Mat Silhouette Cutting Blade Silhouette Studio® Printable Heat Transfer – Dark Fabrics Printer Shirt Design ID #240214 Step One: Preparing the Design to Cut 1. Open…

Five Silhouette Projects to Make You Smile

Hey—do you know what today is? It’s the International Day of Happiness! I know, it would be even happier if it was a bona fide holiday, but we’ve gotta work with what we have. Ha! I’ve been in a bit of a creative slump lately, so I’ve been searching the web, looking for inspiration. In honor of today, I thought I would share with you five projects here on the blog that just, well, make me happy! This Beautiful Mug Maybe it’s the colorful vinyl on white, the font, or just the message but—I love this mug. It speaks to me…

Heat Transfer Roundup

Heat Transfer Material is such a fun and versatile material! Whether it be for home decor items, clothing, party supplies…heat transfer material has you covered! Today in this round-up post I am going to share with you some of my favorite heat transfer material projects.   Super Cute Birth Announcements  I absolutely love how Carrie at Project 378 created this birth announcement using Heat Transfer Material. It’s perfect for displaying in a nursery, for party decor at a baby shower, or even as gifts for the grandparents. It can be customized with the many different colors of Heat Transfer available…you could even use glitter…

Refresh Your Wardrobe In Minutes With Heat Transfer Vinyl

Ahhh, spring is right around the corner. I’m going to be completely honest here… spring is my favorite season! I love walking outside and hearing the newly hatched birds chirp. Flowers are blooming, grass is growing again and it seems as though the earth is waking from a cold winter slumber. So why shouldn’t we wake up our spring attire as well? Refreshing your spring wardrobe can be done in as little as 5 minutes with your Silhouette and Heat Transfer Vinyl. A simple graphic tee can make a huge statement with any outfit. Silhouette Design Store has got you…

Five Ways To Customize Your CAMEO Dust Cover

One of the first projects I think every proud new CAMEO owner should do when you get a new Silhouette machine is to customize your CAMEO dust cover. I love having a matchy-matchy workspace—I try to do a little custom work on everything to make it fit right in with my décor. The covers are made from a sturdy canvas material so they will hold up to lots of different methods of personalization. They come in a few different colors, too! For today’s post, I came up with five quick and easy ways to inspire you to customize your dust cover. Some of these are…