Are you wanting to learn more about us? We’ve got an amazing and informative interview our owner, David Saunders, had with Kathy Ireland! They cover the creation of Specialty Materials, the wide uses of our products, and even interview some of our amazing customers. Below are upcoming air dates- please check it out! April 6th … Continue reading Owner David Saunders’s Interview on Worldwide Business with kathy ireland®!
Heat transfer vinyl isn’t just for fabrics anymore! Pillows, kitchen towels, hats, capes, dresses- the list goes on and on. But what about wood? Turns out, with a little bit of gumption and know-how, you CAN press HTV on wood! Before we get into the how-to, please note it is VERY important that you test … Continue reading Pressing a Design Onto Wood
Sublimation is a fantastic process that allows for boundless creativity. With sublimation, you can create custom looks that weren’t possible before. It may sound like a complicated process, but never fear! It’s easier than it looks and before you know it, you’ll be a sublimation expert. Check out some projects we’ve completed with sublimation! Inspiration … Continue reading How to Sublimate Heat Transfer Vinyl
A question we often get about our products is how to adhere them. Heat press or hand iron? Which is better? A heat press is usually the best way to apply heat to our heat transfer vinyls. However, those can run expensive and take up a good bit of room. They can be a bit … Continue reading How to Use the Cricut EasyPress
Heat transfer vinyl isn’t just for shirts! It can go on just about anything (as long as it can be heated up!)- pillows, capes, bags, shoes, hats, and canvas! Today, we’ll be creating a reverse canvas. A reverse canvas is when you take canvas off of its internal frame and then restaple the canvas back … Continue reading Creating a Reverse Canvas
So you’ve gotten a Silhouette Cameo 3? Congratulations, craft cutters are wonderful machines! They open up the door to many fun and exciting projects. With your craft cutter and heat transfer vinyl like ThermoFlex® Plus, the possibilities are endless! However, if you’ve never used one before, they can feel a bit intimating. Don’t worry, we’re here … Continue reading Silhouette Cameo 3 Made Easy!
Father’s Day is coming up soon! It can be hard to come up with the perfect gift, but never fear! We have a fun DIY shirt he’ll love. 😊 What’s great about this car shirt is it goes on the back, letting Dad lie down and relax while the kids give him a “massage” by running … Continue reading DIY Car Massage Shirt
Have you ever wondered how you could take your child’s artwork and turn it into a shirt? How about taking a handwritten note or signature and turning it into a custom mug? Luckily for you, we’ll be covering exactly how to do this in this blog post! Get ready to learn. 🤓 Tracing Images Made Easy … Continue reading Tracing Images Made Easy!
Do you need a cute Easter-themed shirt? Look no further than our Easer cut files! Feel free to download these files, they’re free to use from Specialty Materials! If you use them, please tag us with #lovewhatupress so we’ll see it. There’s nothing we love more than to see what you make! Cut Files: Download … Continue reading Easter Cut Files
Do you need cut files for Valentine’s Day? Don’t worry, we have you covered! All cut files are free for your use! If you use them, please tag us with #lovewhatupress so we’ll see it! There’s nothing we love more than to see what you make! Cut Files: Download I Love You a Latte SVG … Continue reading Valentine’s Day Cut Files