Monday, December 5, 2011

Tshirt Tutorial using Digital Stamps

Hi Saturated Canary Fans!

Carisa here and I have a fun tutorial that has been in the making for a long time. I started making these tshirts using digital stamps last year for my kiddos. Recently, a good friend asking me to join her birthday Blog hop and I jumped at the chance to make her something unique and special. So, while doing so, I created a little step by step tutorial that turned out to be super picture heavy! LOL Sit back, enjoy a cuppa hot cocoa and I hope you like my tutorial!

Step 1: Print your image on Transfer Paper. I used HP Transfer Paper for Dark Clothing even though I'm usually using it on white. I like it and it works. 


Step 2: Carefully cut around your image as close as you can to the black lines. Then carefully remove the backing before placing your image on the tshirt for ironing.  I can't tell you how many times I have forgotten this step only to ruin it b/c I end up fusing it to the backing and then I can't use it. Grrr! LOL


Step 3: Iron your image on the shirt using the protective sheet that comes in the transfer package and let completely cool before removing the protective paper. ps. it's a good idea to slip a piece of chipboard inside the tshirt both for ironing and coloring.




Step 4: This is the fun part - time to color!!!








Step 5: Once you are done coloring, you need to heat set your color and I do this by using the same protective sheet from the Step 3.Once again, you need to let this completely cool before removing. 



Final product! Doesn't it look awesome? I think so and they wash so well. My girls have had their shirts for over a year and the color hasn't faded or bled at all. I'm so happy with this technique. It's time consuming but so well worth it to give someone a one of a kind gift! 



Thanks so much for stopping by today! I really hope you enjoyed the tutorial as much as I did making the tshirt. Digital stamps really give you a world of opportunities when you think outside the box!!

Hugs,
Carisa

22 comments:

  1. Carisa this is fab!! I have had a pack of that transfer stuff kicking about for ages, definately gonna give this a go!xoxo

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  2. Wow - what a great idea.

    Hugs
    Penni
    X

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  3. this is awesome girl!! thanks for sharing!!!!!!

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  4. What a fabulous tutorial!! Thanks so very much! =D

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  5. Such a cool tutorial! Thanks for sharing!

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  6. Wow this is so awesome!!! What a fun way to use the digital stamps! :)

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  7. That looks awesome and I would never think to do that! Love that hair colour.

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  8. Totally amazing - I had no idea about this at all. I love the way the colours just pop against the white of the T-shirt & all your detail in the colouring.
    Paula (PEP)

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  9. I didn't know you could color on the iron ons with copics..how do you wash yours? Awesome, Carisa! Thanks for sharing that tutorial!!

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  10. fantastic tutorial carissa.as soon as christmas is over i am going to jazz up some of my plain tee`s :D
    thanks so much for sharing ;D

    xx coops xx

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  11. Hi everyone, Just wanted to followup on some questions!

    Grandmabonnie - I just wash like normal - no special considerations. I will say I don't use bleach on my whites so I don't know if bleach would cause the colors to fade or run.

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  12. wow, looks fab, can u use promarkers too

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  13. OK this is just awesome, thanks so much for sharing! :)

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  14. Wow, thanks for the tutorial! I never would have thought of using dark transfers on a light colored shirt. I can't wait to try this one out!

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