Iron-On Glitter Vinyl Shamrock Shirt

Hello, hello! This is Sarah from Bombshell Bling, here to bring you a glittery and CRAZY simple Shamrock Shirt tutorial. If you are still looking for a super simple way to pinch-proof a little lady in your life then this tutorial is for you!

Glitter Vinyl Shamrock Shirt

To make your own shamrock t-shirt you will need a plain t-shirt (I always get mine at Walmart), some green iron-on vinyl (this glitter vinyl is from Expressions Vinyl), and a way to cut out the shamrock shape.  I used my Cricut Expression with the Create a Critter 2 cartridge.  If you do not have a die cutting machine you could do a google image search for a four leaf clover or two and just trace and cut it onto your vinyl with scissors.

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Let me show you how I made my daughter’s shamrock t-shirt.  I started by using the Create a Critter 2 cartridge in Cricut Craft Room.  I measured the shirt to determine how wide I wanted the image to be, and then I chose the appropriate shape.  Once it has been chosen it appears on your “mat” and you can move it and drag it to be the right size.

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This is a very important part of using Iron-on vinyl: FLIP THE IMAGE!!!!  First select the whole image, and then “Flip” it so that when you iron on the word it won’t be backward.

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Now select “cut” and follow the prompts to set up your machine and cut the image.  FOR IRON-ON VINYL BE SURE THAT YOU PLACE THE SUPER SHINY PLASTIC SIDE OF THE MATERIAL FACING DOWN.  The vinyl itself must be facing UP or it won’t get cut.

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Once your machine (or your hand with scissors in it) is done cutting you will need to “weed” the vinyl by removing the excess vinyl.

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Lay the image where you would like it on the shirt and iron over the plastic with hot, dry heat.  Slowly pull away the top plastic and you are finished!

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Ta Da!  Pretty cute, huh??

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