Make this cute Christmas cookie-baking apron using iron-on vinyl! This makes a perfect holiday gift.
Christmas is almost here and I’m so excited! I don’t know about you but cookie baking is the highlight of the season in our house. Every year the kids choose their favorite cookie recipe (or two or three) and we bake bake bake. This DIY Christmas cookie-baking apron is the perfect accessory to your holiday baking marathons. Make it for yourself or for your little helpers. Or give it away as a gift.
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- How to Import Files Into Silhouette Studio
- How to Weed Vinyl
- A Beginner’s Guide to Heat Transfer Vinyl
- How to Cut By Color in Silhouette Studio
- How to Separate SVG files into Layers
SUPPLIES FOR A CHRISTMAS APRON.
- Siser Easy Weed HTV (heat transfer vinyl)
- SVG file (access instructions below)
- Silhouette or Cricut
- Cricut EasyPress 2
- Cricut Easy Press Mat
- Weeding Tools
HOW TO MAKE A CHRISTMAS APRON WITH IRON-ON VINYL
I’m going to go through how to use the “Baking Spirits Bright” SVG file with iron-on vinyl (also known as heat transfer vinyl) to make this Christmas cookie baking apron. This Christmas baking SVG file would also be great to use on a DIY pot holder or a Christmas-themed tea towel. Package them up with a cookie baking kit or a cookie jar and you have the perfect holiday gift.
- Grab the “Baking Spirits Bright” SVG file in my shop.
- Upload the file into Silhouette Studio and cut it out onto heat transfer vinyl (HTV). I like to use Siser Easyweed HTV because it is easy to weed with and holds up well in the wash. If you want to use multiple colors of vinyl, this tutorial will show you how to cut out multiple colors of vinyl.
- Once your design is finished cutting, weed away the excess vinyl.
- Place an EasyPress Mat under the apron. Center the vinyl design onto the apron and use the EasyPress 2 to adhere the vinyl to the apron. Make sure to check the material that the apron is made from (cotton vs. polyester) because the time and temperature that you set the EasyPress 2 to will vary depending on the material. Cricut has a handy interactive guide that you can use to find recommended settings. I recommend using an EasyPress 2 instead of an iron because you can set the exact temperature and the plate provides more even heat than an iron. Here is a detailed tutorial on how to use a Cricut EasyPress 2.
- When using different colors of vinyl in one design, you need to adhere them to the apron one color at a time. This post goes over the best way to layer heat transfer vinyl.
- Once the EasyPress beeps, remove the carrier sheet from the design. Refer to the Cricut heat guide for a warm peel vs. cold peel. With a warm peel, you want to peel the carrier sheet up soon after you remove the heat (making sure not to burn your fingers though). With a cool peel, remove the carrier sheet once it gets to room temperature.
- If any portion of your design is not sticking, simply place the carrier sheet back and press again.
MORE WAYS TO USE THE “BAKING SPIRITS BRIGHT” SVG FILE
SVG FILE FAQs
How do I open these files in my Silhouette software?
Save the file to your computer. If it is a zip file, unzip it. Open your Silhouette software and select FILE>OPEN and navigate to where you saved the file. You can also import the file(s) to your Silhouette library by clicking FILE>LIBRARY>IMPORT TO LIBRARY and navigating to where you saved the file.
Can I open SVG files in the Silhouette Basic Edition?
No. You must have Silhouette Designer Edition or higher to open SVG files. If you have Silhouette Basic Edition, you can use PNG files and convert the PNG to a cut file.
Can this file be used with a Cricut?
Yes. Any SVG file can be used in Cricut Design Space
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- Christmas Tea Towels
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