Sunday, October 12, 2008

Iron On Transfers

So let's open a whole new world of stamping....or just see another example if this isn't new to you... ;) Iron on transfers are the BEST! You can use your beautiful stamped images on shirts, table cloths, dish name it!

For this project you will need....

1.) T-shirt Transfer sheets...I picked these up at Michaels. They are $9.99...I highly recommend that 50% off coupon for this purchase!
2.) T-shirt
3.) Favorite stamp....I am using Unity's Queen For A Day set for this one
4.) Encore Silver Metallic ink...I also added some SU seed beads.

Step 1: Pre-wash your garment! If you don't...and it shrinks....well, that just spells trouble for your stamped image.

Step 2: Stamp your image on the transfer sheet and then cut out.

Step 3: Pre-heat an iron to the cotton setting and turn off the steam.

Step 4: On a hard heat safe surface...I do mine on our could just remove the cover on your iron for this as well, cover with a pillow case and then put your shirt down. Iron out any wrinkles.

Step 5: Put iron on top of image. If it doesn't cover the entire image pick up and then move to the next not slide.

Step 6: Let image cool slightly and then peel the backing off.

Viola! It's really simple. You can embellish to your liking. I added just a few seed beads.

This one is for a Boo basket I am making....their little girl will LOVE it!

I'm off to do the bed time ritual. I hope you all had a great day! I will post you tomorrow! ;)


Jess said...

Jennifer, thanks so much for this awesome tutorial!!! And you know, Unity stamps are PERFECT for this, because they are so big!!! I'm going to have to think about doing some fo these.... thanks for the inspiration! I love it!

Brooke said...

dang. you are so crafty! where do find the TIME for all your projects?? you are a maniac jen buck!!! ;) love ya girlie!

Ashley said...

This is so cute! I love it! What an adorable shirt! The little girl will love it.

Anonymous said...

This is sooo cool!!!I love this and so will your friends little girl too:)
Have a great Day Jennifer:)~X~

Anonymous said...

LOVE IT! I have never tried this before but I sure will now. Thanks for the great idea!

Michelle said...

Very cute!!! I just saw a shrinky dink jewelry post using unity stamp & now here you have this great iron on idea with unity stamps! We are going to be head to toe with unity! Cant wait to try it out. =)

Mel M. M. McCarthy said...

Woah! This is pure stamping genius!!! I can't believe that I even have some of that t-shirt transfer stuff. LOVE this! Thank you so much for sharing how to do it. :O)

Deborah said...

Seems easy enough! I want to do a onsie! Thanks so much for sharing this tutorial! Deb

Jessy said...

You are just sooooooo CREATIVE!! Thanks for the tutorial, I may just have to try this out. CUUUUUUTE shirt. :)

Angela Lemmons said...

So amazingly awesome!! I got the stuff to make a few Ts tonight and I can't wait to try onesies, too. You are too, too smart!!

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