Sunday, June 6, 2010

Cricut T-Shirts

Yesterday I had so much fun playing with my Cricut and fabric! I've done this before by stamping on fabric, but on Betsy Veldman's blog she had a post about making appliques with a Cricut; you can see it HERE. What you do is iron Heat and Bond onto the back of your fabric, put it on your sticky mat, and cut it just like you would paper. Mike's was having t-shirts 2 for $5 so I bought a whole bunch. I washed and dried all the shirts and fabrics (without fabric softener, per Heat and Bond directions). This first shirt is cut using the Home Accents cartridge--Ems picked out the image. I think it turned out really cute!


This next shirt was meant to be for me. It is an extra large "fitted" T. Well, it is too little. I'm going to have to find someone to give it to. But I love the way it turned out. This cute pear image is also from Home Accents. One thing I learned from this is to go ahead and place all your layers at once and iron them all together. I tried this on a canvas bag (luckily a cheap one!) and ironed each layer separately and I think I killed the adhesive, because it didn't stick. Below is a close up of the pear. Now the real test is the laundry. I'll let you know!

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8 comments:

Angela said...

These are fabulous; love both of them! I would launder them inside out.

BeeBeebabs said...

Very nice t-shirts you did a great job tfs

Sara Paschal said...

Both of these are Wonderful;)

Rebecca said...

What a fun project!!! I hate those xl fitted T's that are too tiny! I love all the detail on the pear, though, so you need to try again with a shirt that will work ;)

Chris said...

oh, these are adorable! love the pear one!

Banu said...

Gorgeous!!! Amy..these are just superb. I love the Pear one as well..It is just so neat.

Jen A said...

Ahhh! these are all awesome! My favorite is the pear!

Michele L. said...

WOW!!! I have to try this!!