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You only need two supplies to create your own monogrammed shirt. You'll need a t-shirt (if you use a new shirt, be sure to wash and dry it) and heat transfer material. The first step to creating the shirt is to create a monogram with your Silhouette program. It's really easy to do. You need to download a monogram font if you don't already have one. I used Monogram KK, which I downloaded for free from dafont.com. Then follow these steps.
- Open your Silhouette program and type your monogram. Remember that it goes in this order: first name initial, last name initial, middle name initial. If you type all this in the same text box and capitalize the middle initial, the font will automatically size the letters for you.
- Ungroup the letters and move them around and/or resize them until you like the way they look. Then weld them together.
- Offset the welded monogram. (Why? Because sometimes the little thin "squiggles" are hard for the machine to cut.) Delete the original monogram so that you're left with the offset one.
- Mirror the monogram so that it won't be backward when you iron it on your shirt.
After you've created the monogram, cut it from the heat transfer material (shiny side down) with your Silhouette. When cutting the Silhouette brand glitter heat transfer material, I used a speed of 5, thickness of 10, and my blade set at 4. (I was using a fairly new blade.) To make sure those settings are correct for your machine and material, always do a test cut.
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- No-Sew Interchangeable Fabric Bunting by unOriginal Mom
- Monogrammed Burlap Garden Flag by The Turquoise Home
- Crawl, Walk, Bike by It's Always Craft Time
- Freezer Paper Stenciled Tote Bags by Weekend Craft
- DIY Bleach Spray Shirt by Practically Functional
- Stenciling Sherlock by Please Excuse My Craftermath...
- Felt Star Wands by Cutesy Crafts
- Yoda Kid's T-Shirt by Architecture of a Mom
- Mark Your Territory- Dog Flags by Black and White Obsession
- Nautical Pillows by Lil' Mrs. Tori
- Big Sister Gift & Silhouette Cut File by Creative Ramblings
- Nerdy Baby Onesies + Free Cut File by Essentially Eclectic
- Easy Easter Bunny Onesie - Silhouette Cameo Craft by Adventures in All Things Food & Family
- Fabric Envelopes for LEARNING LETTERS! (& cut file) by From Wine to Whine
- "Good Morning, Sunshine!" Memo Board by Tried & True
- Hearts-A-Lot Burlap Pillow Cover by My Paper Craze
- Baby Quilt by Dragonfly & Lily Pads
- Surprise Holiday Banner by Whats Next Ma
- "Team Betty" Tote Bag by The Thinking Closet
- DIY Sock Minion by Create it. Go!
- Pretty Up Some Organza Bags by Getsilvered
- Easy Heart Appliqued Onsies by Create & Babble
- Bleach Pen Gel & Freezer Paper Stencils Made with the Silhouette Machine by Bringing Creativity 2 Life
- Valentines Baby Onesie & Boy's Shirt + Free Cut Files by The Frill of Life
- Valentine's OWL Always Love You T-shirt by My Favorite Finds
- DIY Screen Printed Curtains by Chicken Scratch NY
- Fabric Painted Quilted Wall Hanging by Terri Johnson Creates
- Glitter Iron-On Top by Simply Kelly Designs
- DIY Monogrammed T-shirts with Silhouette Heat Transfer Material by Pitter and Glink
- Birthday Challenge by Fadville
- Machine Applique with SIlhouette Cameo by The Sensory Emporium
- Fabric Applique Valentine's Day T-Shirt by DailyDwelling
- "Cute as Cupid" shirt by crafts, cakes, and cats
- Sew Cute Applique by Life After Laundry
- Rhino Onesie by It Happens in a Blink
- Upcycled Birchbox Cameo Accesory Organizer by Cupcakes&Crowbars
- Customizing textiles with Heat Transfer Vinyl (working title) by feto soap
- Easy Fabric Art by McCall Manor
- Lady Bug Tote Bag with Silhouette Rhinestones by Ginger Snap Crafts
- Mommy and Em's Coordinated Aprons by TitiCrafty
- Canvas sketch project and a share by Clever Someday
- Foxy Lady Pajamas by Mabey She Made It
- Teddy Bear by Work in Progress
Tuesday, February 4, 2014
Friday, January 31, 2014
Brain Shaped Ham and Onion Cheeseball from Happy Hour Projects
Zombie Warning Yard Signs from 4 You with Love
Zombie Warning Door Hanging from It Happens in a Blink
Free Zombie-Inspired iPhone Wallpaper from Pitter and Glink
Bottom Row, from left to right:
Friendly Crochet Zombie Doll from Repeat Crafter Me
Free Printable Zombie Valentine from Do Small Things with Love
Zombie Makeup Using Basic Household Items from Creative Capital B.
Happy zombie crafting!