Social Distance Shirt

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.

Cricut iron on vinyl shirt Siser

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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.

Cricut iron on vinyl shirt Siser

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. People have asked me why not Cricut brand, since I use a Cricut machine. Personally I just do not like the way the Cricut vinyl cuts or weeds. I think you should find the brand you love and work with that product. Test things out for yourself. Sometimes it is just a personal preference like how some people would rather have Pepsi products over Coke products.

So once you find your brand of vinyl, where should you buy it? If your favorite brand is sold at the local craft store, then you are lucky in the fact that you can pretty much garantee that you can run to the store and pick up vinyl when ever you need it.

For me, Siser was not always sold in the stores, as it is now, so I had to get it from online retailers. Again, this is where you can either go with your personal preference of stores or go where the best deal is. One day the best price might be at one store, and then the next week it might be from a different retailer. We all do this when we sometimes pick up toliet paper at the grocery store, but then we also get it at Target when it is on sale.

I also love that I can order large rolls or small sheets when ordering Siser online. 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. Because of that, I will always share all of the different resource I am connected to and you can choose which one is best for you!

When I first started this site, I had not even heard of MyCraftSource, and now I am an influencer for them! Since all of their inflencers have a special coupon code, that means when you shop at My Craft Source you can get an extra 5% off your order just by using coupon code ShawnMosch at checkout!

Heat Transfer Warehouse is another supplier that I love, and they are actually somewhat close to me. Their headquarters are in North Dakota and I am in Minnesota. They even have their own line of vinyl, and they are partnering with other companies to really bring you a wide variety of products.

You may have noticed that there are a lot of retailers that only ship to places in the United States. This is because shipping prices can really add up. I want to be able to help my followers find their products no matter where they live and that is why I was happy to find some retailers that ship world wide! That is where the next two compnaies come in as options.

Let me introduce you to Expressions Vinyl. When you go to their site, make sure to check out the rewards program. This way you can earn points as you purchase products! Then those points can be redeemed on future purchases.

Another retailer that I work with is Vinyl and Tulle. Use coupon code SHAWNMOSCH to save 10% off your order!

I cannot forget my Canadian followers! Madame Blanks is located in Winnipeg Use coupon code SHAWN10 to save 10% off your order of StarCraft products! If you click on the link and it does not work, just know that the owners are taking a little break but hope to have everything back up and running soon! In the meantime, you could follow them on social media!

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