Adding HTV To Wood (How & Why)

I read somewhere that you can use heat transfer vinyl on wood.  This is supposed to make it so it’s less obvious that it’s vinyl because the heat transfer vinyl melts into the surface and it looks a little more like it’s painted on instead of being vinyl.  I was intrigued … Read MoreAdding HTV To Wood (How & Why)

How to Fix Heat Transfer Vinyl (HTV) Mistakes

Mistakes happen, it’s part of life and part of crafting.  When you make a mistake with HTV it can be frustrating.  I don’t know about you, but I hate wasting supplies, especially heat transfer vinyl! There are a few ways you can fix a mistake, let’s look at some examples … Read MoreHow to Fix Heat Transfer Vinyl (HTV) Mistakes

Personalizing Stuffed Animals with HTV (Using a Heat Press or Iron)

Personalizing a stuffed animal is so easy, you’ll wonder why you didn’t do it before!  Use a heat press or an iron and make a stuffed animal for any occasion from last day of school, baby shower gifts, wedding mementos and more!  With a little heat transfer, you can make … Read MorePersonalizing Stuffed Animals with HTV (Using a Heat Press or Iron)

How to Cut Words Out of A Shape in Silhouette Studio Using the Subtract Tool

Knowing how to cut one design out of another will save you a headache or two. Learning how to use the Silhouette Studio Subtract Tool will do just that! There are some important things to note when using the subtract tool, read on for a full lesson!

How (not) to Make Custom Coffee Cups (My Utter Failure)

I love snarky coffee cups, don’t you?  And if that funny cup is a little sparkly? Yes, please!  Personalizing a coffee cup is an easy gift idea, and is actually pretty easy. Let’s talk about how (not) to add a saying to a coffee cup (and then how to)…. so … Read MoreHow (not) to Make Custom Coffee Cups (My Utter Failure)

Glitter Heat Transfer Vinyl: Made Easy

Did you know that glitter heat transfer vinyl is magic?  When you cut it, the cut lines magically disappear! I’ve learned a few tricks to help reveal the lines to make weeding easier, and you might be surprised, click below for some ways to make glitter HTV easier to work with.

How to Heat Press HTV to A Hat (No Special Attachment Needed)

I don’t make many hats, but wanted to create a custom one for “hat day” at school, without investing in anything more than heat transfer vinyl and the hat.  No fancy attachments, no special tape… I didn’t have to pick up anything special for this project, but it turned out … Read MoreHow to Heat Press HTV to A Hat (No Special Attachment Needed)

Never Forget to Flip Your Heat Transfer Design! Here’s how…

Heat transfer vinyl comes on a carrier sheet.  The right side of the vinyl touches the carrier sheet and the adhesive for the vinyl is face up.  When cutting heat transfer vinyl, load the vinyl so the dull side is up.  Since you are looking at the design from behind, … Read MoreNever Forget to Flip Your Heat Transfer Design! Here’s how…