Remember, you can cut the vinyl with scissors. Here I opted to use my Silhouette. I could have used any fonts, but I wanted more of a “design” – – did you know that Silhouette offers designs for only $1. And when I bought my machine it came with a $10 gift card to their design store – bonus!! So I searched under birthday and found several I liked – I ended up with “Birthday Girl”. I also found a design of some candles in a set of 3 – I just used it twice for 6 candles for her 6th birthday. Once you download the designs, you can use them over and over.
For me, I had a little trouble getting the iron-on vinyl to stick – it was inevitable since I was trying to make it at 11:30pm the night before her birthday. Anyways, I think I forgot to pre-wash the shirt – you know how they say shirts directly from the store may have chemical coatings on them – I believe it now! I thought I got it to work but after I washed it some of the design had come loose – I ironed it again and it worked perfectly – I think because now the shirt had been washed. So once again, it was me that was the problem, not the product. Sorry about the rambling – just putting the whole story out there.
Carrie @ Dittle Dattle says
I’m going to copy-kat your hand pillow for my first project! ha ha
I’m so glad for your “rambling”! I follow your blog, but I came back to this post to figure out how to do heat transfer on a shirt. If I hadn’t read your info, I wouldn’t have washed the shirt first. Whew! You saved me a birthday gift disaster. 🙂