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Iron-on Transfer Crafts and Software

From Jacci Howard Bear

Create iron-on t-shirt designs and other fabric heat transfers with these tips, templates, and software.

Print Iron-on Transfers for T-Shirts
Design and print iron-on transfers for t-shirts and other wearable items. Here is what you need along with tips for best results.

Video: Make a T-Shirt Transfer
Keith Dunlop walks you through the steps for applying an iron-on transfer to a t-shirt.

T-Shirt Design Software for Windows
You can use almost any graphics or creative printing program to design iron on transfer artwork. Ideally the program will have an option to flip or reverse the image for transfer printing or you can manually flip the image in the document. However, there are some t-shirt design software programs specifically for creating personalized t-shirt designs and similar iron on transfer craft projects. These programs are for the Windows platform.

T-Shirt Design Software for Mac
You can use almost any graphics or creative printing program to design iron on transfer artwork. Ideally the program will have an option to flip or reverse the image for transfer printing or you can manually flip the image in the document. However, there are some t-shirt design software programs specifically for creating personalized t-shirt...

Your Iron-On Transfer Tips, Tricks, and Recommendations
Do you do a lot of iron-on transfers? Share your best tips and tricks or recommend software, transfer paper, or other supplies for doing iron-on t-shirt transfers and similar projects.

Make a Mousepad
Instructions for a basic iron-on transfer mousepad as well as alternative supplies and methods for making your own mousepad for yourself or as a gift.

Screen Printing vs. Heat Transfers vs. Sublimation
In response to a request for information on professional quality t-shirt transfers for resale, Bill Schuhle writes, "For really professional results, without getting into screen printing, sublimation is the way to go..."

Heat Transfer Makeover Project
Practice your design skills when you redesign a team logo heat transfer for the Strike Kings bowling team. The design will be placed on tee-shirts using a heat press.

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