Are you ready for summer? All of the great gatherings, celebrations and events . . . oh wait, no . . . probably not this year. Even if you are keeping distant, you still deserve a new shirt to wear this summer so why not make yourself a shirt like this social distance shirt using your Cricut and Siser EasyWeed vinyl.
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I used a simple gray tank top, purchased online and with a curbside pick up since that is the way we do things now. I found this image on LoveSVG which is one of my favorite sites to go to for free svg files. They have a whole section devoted to images and phrases for the Covid and Social Distancing world we live in.
Since my design was already a SVG file, I uploaded that to Cricut Design Space. There was no need to clean it up or remove the background, like you would have to do with images you find online. When SVG files are created correctly, it works just like the images you find in Cricut Design Space.
I used my Siser EasyWeed vinyl and cut the three colors for this image. I love the new charcoal gray color as a substitute for black on projects. It has a much softer look to it. Once all of the colors of vinyl are cut and weeded, it is time to press them on to the shirt. Please read the pressing time and temperature guidelines for the brand of vinyl you are using.
Don’t own a Cricut machine? No problem! Have Shawn design a custom shirt for you! You can contact her here for pricing.
Keep following me and join my Teach Me Cricut Design Space group on Facebook! I would love to see your social distance shirt using Cricut and Siser!
Make sure to check out my shirt tutorials from the links below, including
Making a Shirt with your Cricut
Layering Vinyl on a Shirt
Multi Colored Layered Vinyl on a Shirt
Print than Cut Image on a Shirt
All HTV/iron on vinyl projects
I prefer to use Siser brand vinyl for my iron on projects. I feel that is the best quality brand of iron on vinyl out there, and it weeds the easiest. For permanent vinyl I like StarCraft vinyl.
Over the years I have gotten Siser vinyl from a variety of places, including My Craft Source. When you shop at My Craft Source be sure to use code ShawnMosch to get 5% off your order!
Heat Transfer Warehouse is another great source for your vinyl needs. I also have a coupon code you an use there! Use code SHAWN5 to get 5% off your first order when shopping at Heat Transfer Warehouse.
Another retailer that I work with is Vinyl and Tulle. Use coupon code SHAWNMOSCH to save 10% off your order! They ship WORLD WIDE!
Madame Blanks is my recommended source for for my Canadian followers! Use coupon code SHAWN10 to save 10% off your order of StarCraft products!
I have also ordered from Expression Vinyl. Sorry, no code for that one, but if they are having a sale or are the only place that you can find that has the item you want, at least you know they are a trusted retailer. All of these stores carry Siser brand vinyl and I love that I can order large rolls or small sheets. This can give you a larger variety of choices and allow to to save money on larger orders. To make sure you are getting the best price for your vinyl, make sure to check out my Vinyl Buyers Guide.