In today’s Etsy-driven maker’s world, more people than ever are making DIY and professional projects using heat transfer processes. No matter what you’re end goal is for heat transfers, here you’ll find more about the best supplies and materials for the job.
Heat transfer is a fun way of applying vinyl and other materials to clothing, kitchenware and other products using heat to transfer one material to another. Below, you’ll find which printers, papers and vinyls we recommend for those just getting started.
Discover which printers are best for heat transfers and avoid those printers that should stick to simple black and color ink printing. With the right printer, you'll find your heat transfer projects become much easier to finish with a nice professional touch.Read More
With a quality printer, the next thing you'll want to focus on is using high-quality, durable heat transfer paper that will hold up over time. These papers are best for both beginner and intermediate heat transfer enthusiasts.Read More
Vinyl packs offer variety and challenge to the heat transfer crafter. Find fancy, glittering types of vinyl or subdued, subtle vinyls that are better for more formal projects. Either way, you'll find the best vinyl packs on the market here.Read More
Learn the basics of how to make heat transfer projects using the right printer, materials and technique - including mirroring images, getting the colors right and working with different types of fabrics and surfaces.Read More
Once you've got heat transfers down, the next step in creating even more fab projects is layering materials, such as vinyl, to give your creative expressions more depth and polish. Learn the basics to getting started with vinyl layering here.Read More
Turns out, quite a bit. Here's a look at some of our favorite Cricut machine projects along with step-by-step instructions on how to make 'em happen.Read More
Popular Heat Transfer Articles
The Silhouette Cameo is one of the most popular cutting and DIY machines on the market, along with theRead More
A heat press machine is a good investment for anyone who loves heat transfer projects. Without one, graphic printingRead More
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This technique can be used to make multi-color designs, layered letters, and more. For those who are new toRead More
Heat transfers are a fun way to dress up different items, make business logos, create personalized T-shirts, and more.Read More
The right heat transfer printer makes all the difference when it comes to t-shirts and other DIY projects. Here's how to find the best one for your needs.Read More
Do you have an event coming up, such as a wedding or birthday? Do you want to make someRead More
If you’re new to the world of heat transfer vinyl, it really isn’t as difficult as it seems. Don’tRead More
Heat Transfer Resources
If you’re just starting out, here are a few helpful resources on learning more about heat transfer and what kind of projects or products might be best for you. With enough practice and trial-and-error, you’ll soon find your sweet spot when it comes to heat transfers and will be able to make products with ease.