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Topic: Two shirts made with Avery Dark T-Shirt transfers--very pleased!  (Read 4285 times)
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dee86
« on: April 17, 2005 12:30:26 AM »

Here are the first two iron-ons I've ever done. I used Avery Dark T-Shirt transfers and they work soooo much better than the regular kind seem to. I had no trouble using them at all and the quality is pretty incredible though I can't say anything for the long term as I haven't worn or washed the shirts yet.

These transfers are a lot more expensive than regular ones (I paid Cdn$20 for 5 sheets of transfers) but worth it. I guess it was all balanced by the fact that I found 100% cotton t-shirts from the boys section in a department store and they only cost me Cdn$5 each. They fit just like a women's small or medium if you get the right sizes and are much cheaper.

This one was just a design I came up with--my interest in manatees sort of started as a joke and then spun out of control.
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This one is a colorized version of a Jason Sho Green Valentine's Day card.

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« Reply #1 on: April 17, 2005 01:35:42 AM »

Yeah I looooooove that stuff.. I've gone through like 5 packages of it Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: April 17, 2005 04:16:43 AM »

The manatee kills me. I love it.

I never thought to try the Dark T-shirt transfers and I use transfers for a variety of things - will have to consider it.
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« Reply #3 on: April 17, 2005 04:27:08 AM »

Do they wash well though?
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« Reply #4 on: May 03, 2005 05:28:11 PM »

Do they wash well though?


Sorry that it took a while to respond to this--I wanted to wash them a few times before sending a reply. They have both been washed twice and are still in perfect condition--no signs of cracking/creasing, etc. What's odd is the manatee one bled a little bit. There was just a bit of bleeding down onto the transfer itself from a few of the cutout marks in black the surround the main design.
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« Reply #5 on: May 06, 2005 11:34:40 AM »

cool

this is definitely gonna be my next project

thanks for posting pics
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« Reply #6 on: May 16, 2005 02:58:47 PM »

Those look good. The manatee shirt is so funny.
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« Reply #7 on: May 27, 2005 11:26:25 AM »

just wondering if you had put the shirts through the wash yet.  if so, how did it affect the ironed-on images?
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« Reply #8 on: May 29, 2005 11:54:37 AM »

just wondering if you had put the shirts through the wash yet.  if so, how did it affect the ironed-on images?

Yup they've both gone through the wash about five or six times and are still looking good. The manatee one bled a tiny little bit where the black cutout edges are but you can only really tell if you're looking up close.
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« Reply #9 on: July 04, 2005 07:42:56 AM »

I love the manatee.  Did you draw him yourself?  In any case, it's a great t.  Glad to hear that the transfers have held up after washing.
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