This shirt is going to be for my 9 year old leila so i had her take to pinterest to get some inspiration for a design. Screen printing has a few more steps.
I used medium and large shirts and i sized my graphic to 10 inches wide.
How to screen print shirts with cricut. First up, pick out your design for your cricut screen printing project! Open cricut design space™ and choose the image you would like to screen print (or upload your own). This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of cricut.
A slider bar will appear allowing you to adjust the curve of the text. Now, it’s time to line up the 2nd screen for the black ink. Simple steps to get started with this cricut screen printing tutorial step 1.
Now comes the fun part. You can speed up this process using a heat gun or just wait for it to air dry for 30 minutes or so. Flip that screen over and burnish the design down well from the front.
You will want to put the design on your screen approximately in the center. Applying heat to your shirt makes the ink permanent. On the cricut design space desktop app, you can curve text.
You’ll need to keep some transfer tape in hand for transferring your design as well. In this tutorial, i am using a free svg file from crafting in the rain.; Add registration marks to your design.
Be sure to have some butcher paper as well or you can use a. As i mentioned above, i didn’t have any painters tape so i used duct tape. After you heat the infusible ink, it takes just a few minutes for the design to cool and you are done!
Then flip the screen back over and attempt to. The opinions and text are all mine. Subscribe to diy alex for tutorials on using a cricut to create amazing wedding crafts, beginner craft tutorials, screen printing, epoxy tumblers, and more!
Step one is to pick out your design and cut it out on your cricut. Allow the first layer to dry to the touch. You might be curious why i didn’t use the buffalo plaid infusible ink on this project.
Try to place your design in the middle of the vinyl sheet before cutting. She did great, and a super simple (funny) first project! We have so many great tutorials on how to use your cricut to make shirts this way!
Be sure to mirror your design. After you are finished with your screen, you remove the vinyl and wash the screen. This will give you space around the design when screen printing, to avoid getting ink on your shirt outside the design.
You will also need a silk screen, fabric ink, and cricut premium vinyl to get the design onto your shirt. You don’t want the ink smearing when you place the next screen on top. Add a.75″ circle about 2″ above your design (this is my trick to centering and lining up the design on your shirt).;
Then just put your design on the screen. I started this channel because i love. Select your text and then click the “curve” option at the top of the screen.
It's a rather simple process and you need just a few new supplies. If you’re not feeling super adventurous to start a new art, you can always create this same look with an iron on. Your shirt is ready to wash and wear immediately.
How to screen print a shirt. How to screen print shirts with cricut. Use the vinyl setting on your cricut or applicable silhouette setting.
It's a rather simple process and you need just a few new supplies. You can print any graphic tee you want and place it w. If you are unsure, simply measure your shirt to see how large to cut your graphic.